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British Grandmother Prepares for Execution in Indonesia
Society & Culture  (tags: crime, culture, americans, rights )

Phyllis
- 21 hours ago - news.yahoo.com
Sandiford admitted the offences, but says that she agreed to carry the drugs after a drug syndicate threatened to kill her son.
TAKE ACTION: Sign the Petition: Forgive Corinthian Students' Debt
Society & Culture  (tags: student debt )

Dogan
- 1 day ago - dailykos.com
Corinthian Colleges has allowed its shareholders to cash out while leaving its students on the hook for crushing loads of student debt. It's not right. Cancel these students' debt and give them a chance for a fresh start.
Pace of Death Sentences, Executions Slows in Virginia
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, crime, sadness, violence )

Phyllis
- 1 day ago - news.yahoo.com
Virginia has sent only six people to death row in the last nine years after sending 40 over the previous eight years.
Remembering Grace Lee Whitney, 1930-2015
Society & Culture  (tags: Grace Lee Whitney, Yeoman Rand, Janice Rand, Star Trek, The Original Series, Obituary )

Brian
- 1 day ago - startrek.com
StarTrek.com is deeply saddened to report the passing of Grace Lee Whitney, who played Yeoman Janice Rand on Star Trek: The Original Series, in several of the TOS features and also on Star Trek: Voyager.
Islam Fast Facts - CNN.Com
Society & Culture  (tags: religion )

Glenn
- 1 day ago - cnn.com
This is what Islam is in a nutshell.
*** Golden Week (Japan) ***
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, interesting, society, world )

Frans
- 9 hours ago - en.wikipedia.org
Many Japanese nationals take paid time off during this holiday, and some companies are closed down completely and give their employees time off. Golden Week is the longest vacation period of the year for many Japanese jobs...
Never Seen 911 Video Footage
Society & Culture  (tags: bizarre, government, interesting, news, cover-up, money, crime, lies, media, propaganda, media, society )

Cheryl A.
- 1 day ago - brasschecktv.com
Real motion footage of what actually happened when the towers fell. Watch closely then listen to the so-call on the street expert from Fox News...peace.
Albuquerque BioPark Zoo to Celebrate Mother's Day ~ TEXT and VIDEO
Society & Culture  (tags: Mother's Day, good news, humans, animals, Albuquerque Bio Park Zoo, family, women, society, interesting, news, children )

Carrie
- 11 hours ago - krqe.com
Coming up in just a few days, most everyone will be celebrating Mother's Day. It's important to remember that human moms won't be the only ones recognized, but animal mothers as well. ThatâEUR(TM)s especially prevalent at the Albuquerque Bio Park Zoo.
When Life Hands You Lemons Make Cinco De Mayo
Society & Culture  (tags: Cinco de Mayo, Mexico, USA, Corona, California, Lemon Capital of The World )

Dandelion
- 2 hours ago - time.com
Take a moment to reflect on the evolution of this holiday that commemorates the Americanization of a Mexican diaspora eager to assert its own identity and, increasingly, the Mexicanization of mainstream U.S. culture as well. Salud!
Dr. Oz Responds to Critics: "My Show Is Not a Medical Show"
Society & Culture  (tags: Mehmet Oz, Dr. Oz Show, TV personality, snake oil salesman, quack medicine )

Brian
- 1 day ago - businessinsider.com
America's most famous "doctor" has been under fire lately for recommending quack treatments.
Tell Stephen Harper: We Don't Have to Choose Between Security and Our Rights
Society & Culture  (tags: Stephen Harper, security, rights, terrorism, Bill C-51, canada )

Lone
- 17 hours ago - ndp.ca
Everyone agrees that terrorism is a real threat. But Canadians are concerned that the Conservatives are going too far.
Lord of the Flies Has Come to Baltimore
Society & Culture  (tags: children, culture, family, government, law, police, sadness, society, women, rights )

Cheryl A.
- 1 day ago - cnn.com
When Welfare was introduced to Black women the first requirement was that there be no men in that household No fathers, husbands, boyfriends, etc. As time went on Black women were taught that nonworking men were not needed. Soon few homes had fathers.
3 People Shot at "Draw Muhammad" Contest in Texas
Society & Culture  (tags: ethics, culture, abuse, dishonesty, death, freedoms, government, interesting, news, religion, rights, violence )

Cheryl A.
- 1 day ago - nbcnews.com
What the ###! This was set up so that something would happen. They have freedom to their religion but so do Muslims. This was an insult and they knew it. Is respecting other people's religions impossible for some people? This event was intended to harm.
Australia Gift to Britain's New Princess? A Donation to Help Pygmy Possums
Society & Culture  (tags: Princess Cambridge, Australia Possum, gift, Britain, child, culture, ethics, family, society, world )

Lone
- 20 hours ago - telegraph.co.uk
Princess Cambridge to be honoured in Australia with donation to support rare posusm thought to be extinct until 1966
Why Should Muslims Apologize for Terror Attacks? - CNN.Com
Society & Culture  (tags: religion, ethics, crime, world, terrorism )

Glenn
- 11 hours ago - cnn.com
Why not? After all, Christians apologized for the crimes their churches committed.
TAKE ACTION: Tell the DOE: Don't Force Students to Pay for Corinthian's Fraud
Society & Culture  (tags: student loans, economic justice, Department of Education )

Dogan
- 8 hours ago - activism.thenation.com
In the interest of economic justice for student loan borrowers seeking to improve their lives through higher education I urge the U.S. Department of Education to cancel the federal student loans of borrowers harmed by Corinthian Colleges and take aggress
Madison Law Bans Religious Discrimination ... Against Atheists
Society & Culture  (tags: religion, rights, law )

Glenn
- 1 day ago - theguardian.com
It's about time something like this happened.
100-Year-Olds Say a Positive Attitude Is the Key to Longevity
Society & Culture  (tags: GoodNews, goodnews, health, elderly )

Glenn
- 12 hours ago - goodnewsnetwork.org
You really are as young as you feel.
Gunmen Opened Fire at Mohammed Cartoon Event
Society & Culture  (tags: dallas, mohammed, cartoon event, gunmen, americans, crime, culture, humans, media, society, world, violence )

Lone
- 20 hours ago - cnn.com
VIDEO Two men were shot dead in Dallas after opening fire outside an event holding a contest for cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed.
Who Invented the Piano? Google Doodle Marks Bartolomeo Cristofori's 360th Birthday
Society & Culture  (tags: rights, society, culture, ethics, safety, violence, habitat, endangered, wildlife, trees, ecosystems, unusual )

Wilde
- 16 hours ago - theguardian.com
CristoforiâEUR(TM)s entry in Encyclopaedia Britannica notes that little is known of his life and that his invention was not well known in his lifetime
Iran Bans 'Devil Worshipping' Haircuts
Society & Culture  (tags: Iran, children, culture, education, environment, family, fashion, freedoms, humans, police, politics, religion, rights, sadness, society, women, world )

Frank
- 15 hours ago - news.yahoo.com
Hairstyles of a spiky and unorthodox nature have reportedly been banned in Iran because they imply devil-worship, while tattoos and other male bodily adornments also being outlawed.
At 81, The Man Behind Big Bird Sees 'No Reason To Quit' - Good News Network
Society & Culture  (tags: GoodNews, goodnews, tv, media, children )

Glenn
- 12 hours ago - goodnewsnetwork.org
As long as the Democrats hold the White House, he won't have to.
 

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