• Would-Be Carjacker Shot Dead, Cops Laud Armed Samaritan
  • Why You Don't Really Care About Other People's Natural Disasters
  • Why are So Many Teens Drawn to ISIS?
  • What Is Shadow Banking, and Is It Bad?
  • What Asylum Seekers Bring to the Table
  • Violence is a Two-Way Street: NYPD Officer Senselessly Gunned Down
  • Violence Erupts in Tel Aviv Amid Racism/Brutality Protests
  • Vaccines Save Lives, No Matter What Anti-Vaxxers Say
  • Traveling to Mexico: Where It's Safe and Where It Isn't
  • Transgenders Earn Step Forward as Smith College Changes Policy
Would-Be Carjacker Shot Dead, Cops Laud Armed Samaritan
A good Samaritan came to the rescue of a woman in an attempted carjacking in Orem, Utah on Saturday, May 2, 2015, fatally shooting the man who tried to steal her vehicle.   Police allege that Tauglagi Matafeo was able to get into the woman's SUV outside a Macey's... READ MORE »
Why You Don't Really Care About Other People's Natural Disasters
One story reporting on the Nepal earthquake shows pictures of badly hurt survivors on makeshift stretchers and homeless children on the streets. It asks for help for the survivors.   Another story speaks of the lost animals of Nepal. It's about the domestic animals... READ MORE »
Why are So Many Teens Drawn to ISIS?
ISIS is an extreme Islamic death cult. Their policy is a simple one: anyone who isn't as rabidly backward in their interpretation of Islam is the enemy. This includes not just the "infidels" of the West, but ordinary Muslims, Al Qaeda, Hezbollah and Hamas. To ISIS, none of... READ MORE »
What Is Shadow Banking, and Is It Bad?
Nobel prize-winning American economist Paul Krugman has named America's shadow banking system as primarily responsible for the economic crisis of 2008. What is shadow banking, though; what does it do to put everything at risk; and why doesn't the government do anything... READ MORE »
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What Is Shadow Banking, and Is It Bad?
Nobel prize-winning American economist Paul Krugman has named America's shadow banking system as primarily responsible for the economic crisis of 2008. What is shadow banking, though; what does it do to put everything at risk; and why doesn't the government do anything... READ MORE »

What Asylum Seekers Bring to the Table
People escaping from war zones in the Middle East and Africa are taking to small boats in their thousands, risking death at sea to seek a better life in Europe. Human traffickers overload unsafe boats with refugees. The traffickers don't care whether their customers live... READ MORE »

Violence is a Two-Way Street: NYPD Officer Senselessly Gunned Down
The focus across the United States in the past six months has been entirely on the actions of police forces nationwide. In the wake of Michael Brown's death in Ferguson and Freddie Gray in Baltimore, throngs of protestors called for greater control over police forces,... READ MORE »

Violence Erupts in Tel Aviv Amid Racism/Brutality Protests
Tel Aviv, Israel was showered in violence on Sunday, May 3, 2015 as a result of a protest against police brutality and racism.   Thousands of people, many of whom are Jewish Ethiopians, took to the streets demanding equality and an end to what they assert is ongoing... READ MORE »

Vaccines Save Lives, No Matter What Anti-Vaxxers Say
Over the past decade, a small, but growing, percentage of the US population has opted out of routine vaccinations that have been proven to help save lives. While the option to skip vaccines has long been available to those who cite religious or other beliefs, a growing... READ MORE »

Traveling to Mexico: Where It's Safe and Where It Isn't
Even if you only half pay attention to world news, you know that the recent years have witnessed some grim headlines about violence in Mexico. The U.S. State Department as well as similar agencies worldwide has issues travel warnings about the dangers of Mexico travel,... READ MORE »

Transgenders Earn Step Forward as Smith College Changes Policy
Taking a large step toward gender equality, Smith College announced that it will begin to accept applications from transgender women.   Located in Northampton, Massachusetts, Smith College has been in operation for 140 years as liberal arts facility. During that time,... READ MORE »

The Time Isn't Right for Smartwatches
The Apple Watch has been flying off shelves, and has won great reviews for its general style, battery life, and "taptic" interface and speech recognition. It's an important step in the evolution of wearable technology, and it's presented a powerful message that Apple is... READ MORE »

The Silent War: Christian Persecution on the Rise
In the face of constant attention surrounding the conflicts across the Middle East, a silent war is being waged against another religious group. While world leaders call for an end to violence between Sunni and Shia Muslims, as well as the actions of Islamic terror groups... READ MORE »

The Real Reason Gasoline Is Suddenly Cheaper
The massive drop in oil prices around the world has changed everything about the world. Oil exporting countries are in financial crisis even as American consumers are happy to see cheap gas prices -- they can buy SUVs again. These prices have made headlines for months now.... READ MORE »