US Senate Fails to Pass $1.1B in Funding to Fight Zika

With no vaccine on the immediate horizon and America’s mosquito season well underway, Zahn said, “The only guaranteed way to prevent [Zika birth defects] is contraception. So access to contraception both domestically and abroad is crucial to address this issue.” Access to contraception became a central point of contention in the Senate debate leading upContinue reading “US Senate Fails to Pass $1.1B in Funding to Fight Zika”


Hope and fear as combative president takes over Philippines

Sounds like, looks like – a Donald Trump has become President of Philippines! MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Rodrigo Duterte was sworn in Thursday as president of the Philippines, with many hoping his maverick style will energize the country but others fearing he could undercut one of Asia’s liveliest democracies amid his threats to kill criminalsContinue reading “Hope and fear as combative president takes over Philippines”

Exclusive: Google, Facebook quietly move toward automatic blocking of extremist videos

Some of the web’s biggest destinations for watching videos have quietly started using automation to remove extremist content from their sites, according to two people familiar with the process. The move is a major step forward for internet companies that are eager to eradicate violent propaganda from their sites and are under pressure to doContinue reading “Exclusive: Google, Facebook quietly move toward automatic blocking of extremist videos”


The Democratic Party presents to the world their own Donald Trump. Elizabeth Warren took center stage today rousing the crowd at a Hillary Clinton rally to the tune of Donald Trump on steroids. Rock a bye Baby with an AK-47 delivery system. The only difference between Warren and Trump is that Warren has the detailsContinue reading “THE BIRTHING OF DONALD TRUMP”

Albino Children Being Hunted In Tanzania 

APR 21, 2016 2:00 PM TOREY VAN OOT & ANNE MARIE GUARNIERI This story was originally published January 25, 2016. People born with albinism — a rare congenital condition that leads to a lack of pigment in the skin, hair, and eyes — can face a life frought with complications. Risks of blindness and skin cancer are high;Continue reading “Albino Children Being Hunted In Tanzania “

Once again, women discriminating against women

No women need apply: Yacht club’s men-only policy rankles WESTERLY, R.I. (AP) — Taylor Swift has a home in this seaside community. But even one of the world’s most famous women wouldn’t be able to join the Westerly Yacht Club, which bestows full membership only on men. June 22, 2016A vote to change the policyContinue reading “Once again, women discriminating against women”

Career Advice: How to Recover From Any Mistake | Greatist

No matter how you messed up, following this advice will help you earn forgiveness. Susie, can I please have the report from last week? I don’t see it in my inbox.” My heart sank. My boss was asking me for a sales report that I had to submit every Friday. It was Monday. I totallyContinue reading “Career Advice: How to Recover From Any Mistake | Greatist”

A Vegan Cafe Was Attacked by Meat-Wielding Neo-Nazis | VICE | United States

  Around 15 people showed up at the Kiwi Café in Tbilisi, Georgia, brandishing meat skewers and violently throwing meat at its patrons. The Kiwi Café in Tbilisi, Georgia, is a hipster enclave in the city. It’s located on a rundown street at the edge of the Georgian capital’s Old Town and is known forContinue reading “A Vegan Cafe Was Attacked by Meat-Wielding Neo-Nazis | VICE | United States”

U.N. Chief Admits He Removed Saudi Arabia From Child-Killer List Due to Extortion

Ban Ki-moon cited a financial threat to defund United Nations programs, presumably by the Saudi government. U.N. SECRETARY-GENERAL Ban Ki-moon publicly acknowledged Thursday that he removed the Saudi-led coalition currently bombing Yemen from a blacklist of child killers — 72 hours after it was published — due to a financial threat to defund United Nations programs. The secretary-general didn’t nameContinue reading “U.N. Chief Admits He Removed Saudi Arabia From Child-Killer List Due to Extortion”

Tribe demands details on investigation into burned woman

CROW AGENCY, Mont. (AP) — Nearly two months after a woman was found severely burned on the Crow Indian Reservation, the tribe is still seeking information about the case from federal investigators, tribal leaders said. June 10, 2016 The victim was found on April 17 in a field near the border between the Northern CheyenneContinue reading “Tribe demands details on investigation into burned woman”

Why Israel is blocking access to its archives – News from Al Jazeera

Israel is concealing vital records to prevent darkest periods in its history from coming to light, academics say. Jerusalem – Israel is locking away millions of official documents to prevent the darkest episodes in its history from coming to light, civil rights activists and academics have warned as the country’s state archives move online. They claimContinue reading “Why Israel is blocking access to its archives – News from Al Jazeera”


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HILLARY EARNS TITLE OF FIRST WOMAN PRESUMPTIVE PRESIDENTIAL NOMINEE of major political party. Enjoy your moment in the sun. With all the privilege the world thought you had because you were white, it took you this long. How old are you? No one worked longer or harder than you…

NCAI Response to New Poll on R*skins Team Name | NCAI

NCAI Response to New Poll on R*skins Team Name  “It is true some Native people do not find the word offensive. However, thousands of Native people across the country have voiced their opposition to the name and the historic, disparaging connotations it carries to this day. More than 100 Native American organizations representing tribal nations andContinue reading “NCAI Response to New Poll on R*skins Team Name | NCAI”

Harvard researchers unveil new Alzheimer’s theory

Karen Weintraub, Special for USA TODAY 7:28 a.m. EDT May 27, 2016 Researchers at Harvard this week offered a new theory of Alzheimer’s Disease that – if true – would upend our understanding of the disease and suggest new routes for treatment and prevention. The researchers think that the immune system may play a key role in the developmentContinue reading “Harvard researchers unveil new Alzheimer’s theory”

Outrage In Pakistan Over Bid To Allow ‘Light Beating’ Of Wives 

By RFE/RL May 28, 2016 Asuggestion that men should be allowed to “lightly beat” their wives from an Islamic religious body was met with outrage in Pakistan on May 27. The suggestion was included in a draft bill released by the Council of Islamic Ideology on May 26, which was posed as an alternative to aContinue reading “Outrage In Pakistan Over Bid To Allow ‘Light Beating’ Of Wives “

Ginger: 10,000x Stronger Than Chemo In Cancer Research Model

By Sayer Ji • Originally published on A new study reveals ginger contains a pungent compound that could be up to 10,000 times more effective than conventional chemotherapy in targeting the cancer stem cells at the root of cancer malignancy. A new study published in PLoS reveals a pungent component within ginger known as 6-shogaol is superior to conventional chemotherapyContinue reading “Ginger: 10,000x Stronger Than Chemo In Cancer Research Model”

Stop Cancer with Baking Soda 

This is one of the most interesting health-related articles I’ve read. “Sodium bicarbonate possesses the property of absorbing heavy metals, dioxins and furans. Comparison of cancer tissue with healthy tissue from the same person shows that the cancer tissue has a much higher concentration of toxic chemicals, pesticides, etc.” In the early stages of acidicContinue reading “Stop Cancer with Baking Soda “