Meanwhile, thousands have been killed in the massive typhoon that hit the Philippines.
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What else did we expect from a known gay-bashing bully?
The CIA can apparently violate basic medical ethics without a second thought.
The Employment Non-Discrimination Act advocates for social justice for LGBT individuals, but it also makes good business sense.
This smog is so bad, it shut down a city larger than New York.
Defying all logic and reason, Senator Ted Cruz appeared on Meet the Press to claim that Democrats are absolutists and that the American people support him. Reality indicates the exact opposite.
After recent attacks on Israeli soldiers by Palestinians and continued Israeli development on Palestinian lands, both nations seem poised to forgo peace talks. Obama is trying to keep them at it.
Republican House members are voting to shut down ACORN, a community organizing group that doesn't even exist anymore. And what's worse is that this isn't the first time.
Initially promising to restore Pennsylvania's accountability, Corbett has accepted upwards of $11,000 in gifts from lobbyists in the past two years. He doesn't deserve his position.
How can a blue, polka-dotted dress possibly contribute to women's empowerment?
If we can re-cast traditional characters as racial minorities, why not gay minorities as well?
It's been traveling in space for decades, and it may very well have just left the solar system entirely.
It's ground-breaking and yet it's so simple. What took so long?
They were also killed for being women in a country that insists on stripping them of their rights for the sake of tradition.
Espousing democratic values and free trade are expected when the U.S. president travels abroad, but Obama threw a fastball when he also stood up for LGBT rights.
So, obviously, the answer is to punish the girl and let boys be boys.
For an institution that prides itself on morality and religion, the Catholic Church seems to have an awful lot of pedophilia going around.
India needs to face its corruption problem head-on, but until that day comes, the children must be fed.
It's the most diverse body of water in the U.S., but if pollution keeps up, it may soon become one of the most barren. Hundreds of dolphins and manatees have washed up dead in recent months.
It's the war that nobody is talking about, but it's one that we just might be able to win.
The same guy also verbally assaulted her and then asked, "What, are you going to cry?"
Mandela was a true hero of our generation.
A journalist whose job involves exposing powerful people, an alleged investigation by the FBI, and a fiery death in a bizarre car crash. It's impossible not to wonder.
He'll be flying through Russia and Cuba, but is it so he can pass on government secrets or just a safe flight plan?
It's exactly what it sounds like, and it's hilarious and awesome. "I want the homeless people of New York to have sick bodies, they could have really gorgeous bodies."