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Missile Defense 101: N. Korea could hit with little warning

Missile Defense 101: N. Korea could hit with little warning

May 21, 2017 at 4:46 pm 0 comments

TOKYO (AP) – The scenario has become pretty familiar by now. Sometime in the early morning, a missile roars off its launcher in North Korea and flies off – to a splash zone somewhere in the Pacific Ocean. But what …

Corbyn’s inspiring manifesto takes me back to Labour’s 1945 blueprint for hope

Corbyn’s inspiring manifesto takes me back to Labour’s 1945 blueprint for hope

May 21, 2017 at 1:49 pm 0 comments

It was at Bradford University on Tuesday that Jeremy Corbyn unveiled the Labour party’s election manifesto. In the grand hall, Corbyn spoke to an enthusiastic gathering of students and party faithful about the concrete plans Labour has to transform Britain …

Bee industry buzzing: Stolen hives recovered in California

Bee industry buzzing: Stolen hives recovered in California

May 21, 2017 at 10:49 am 0 comments

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — The bee industry is buzzing over the arrest of a man accused of stealing thousands of hives worth nearly $1 million from California’s almond orchards in one of the biggest such thefts on record.

The case …

Chris Cornell: a rock star who kicked down the boundaries of sound

Chris Cornell: a rock star who kicked down the boundaries of sound

May 21, 2017 at 7:53 am 0 comments

In May 1989, Soundgarden played their first gig outside America at London’s School of Oriental and African Studies. They were sandwiched between a minor hardcore punk band called Murphy’s Law and Mudhoney, the latter then widely believed to be the …

This Innocent Man Pleaded Guilty to a Crime He Didn’t Commit

This Innocent Man Pleaded Guilty to a Crime He Didn’t Commit

May 21, 2017 at 4:54 am 0 comments

Sara Naomi Lewkoqicz

On a stifling afternoon in the summer of 1996, Rodney Roberts pleaded guilty to a kidnapping. He had never met the victim, let alone held her against her will. Yet this is what he told the judge …

Video shows Turkey’s Erdogan watched from limo as his guards bashed protesters in Washington, D.C.

Video shows Turkey’s Erdogan watched from limo as his guards bashed protesters in Washington, D.C.

May 21, 2017 at 1:58 am 0 comments

New video hit the internet today showing the President of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, looking on as armed security guards from his entourage violently attacked protesters demonstrating outside the Turkish ambassador’s residence in Washington.

They have diplomatic immunity, and have …

Black leaders to Tulsa: Act on pledges of racial harmony

Black leaders to Tulsa: Act on pledges of racial harmony

May 20, 2017 at 7:53 pm 0 comments

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Tulsa community leaders say the acquittal of a white Oklahoma police officer who killed an unarmed black man ripped open a long-festering wound.

From the mayor’s office to schools and churches, race relations have been terrible …

Will Trump’s Expanded Policy Against Abortion Harm HIV/AIDS Relief?

Will Trump’s Expanded Policy Against Abortion Harm HIV/AIDS Relief?

May 20, 2017 at 4:51 pm 0 comments

A patient prepares to be tested for tuberculosis at a U.S.-sponsored HIV/AIDS clinic in South Africa.

Earlier this week, the Trump administration moved forward with plans to withhold global-health funding for organizations that “perform or actively promote abortion” abroad. This …

Both sides laud Robert Mueller as special counsel, even as Trump says he faces a ‘witch hunt’

Both sides laud Robert Mueller as special counsel, even as Trump says he faces a ‘witch hunt’

May 20, 2017 at 1:57 pm 0 comments

(Evan Vucci/AP)

While President Trump said he respects the Justice Department’s decision to name Robert Mueller special counsel of an FBI investigation into possible collusion between Trump’s presidential campaign and Russia, he still insists it’s a non-story — a "witch …