November

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Alarming U. S. public health statistics raise big questions

In 1960 combined male and female life expectancy in the U.S. ranked fifth in the world, in 2000 it had fallen to 24th place, and 10 years later, in 2010, to 49th.

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Charges of coverup, racism in police shooting

Details surrounding the fatal police shooting of Pace University football player Danroy Henry are murky, but a police leak has spurred charges of racism and a coverup.

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EPA targets dioxin, GOP targets EPA

The Obama administration is proposing tougher standards for highly toxic dioxin, and, naturally, industry groups and Republicans are objecting.

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World Youth Festival to be held in South Africa

Thousands of youth and students from countries across the globe will convene in South Africa Dec. 13-21, to participate in the 17th World Festival of Youth and Students.

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Rand Paul supporter stomps MoveOn activist in Kentucky

In the infamous video of the scene, one can actually hear the crunching as he stomps Valle repeatedly.

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Stewart and Colbert draw mammoth crowd with many messages

Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert framed Saturday's rally as a call for national unity and a rejection of media fear-mongering , but many participants had a more specific political message in mind.

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Fight brews over state child care funds

Parents, child care providers and Democratic state legislators are waging a dramatic battle to reverse one of Republican Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger's most controversial line item vetoes.

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