July 30th, 2014

After Supreme Court Defeat, Massachusetts Approves New Abortion Clinic Buffer Zone Law

After Supreme Court Defeat, Massachusetts Approves New Abortion Clinic Buffer Zone Law

In this Jan. 22, 2014 file photo, Mass. Gov. Deval Patrick gestures during a news conference at the Statehouse in Boston. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)

In this Jan. 22, 2014 file photo, Mass. Gov. Deval Patrick gestures during a news conference at the Statehouse in Boston. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)

Barely a month after the U.S. Supreme Court struck down the state’s previous statute as unconstitutional, Massachusetts lawmakers Wednesday cheered passage of a new abortion clinic “buffer zone” law Wednesday, while pro-life supporters warned…

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July 30th, 2014

Catholic League Issues Scathing Criticism of the President: ‘Do Christian and Jewish Lives Mean So Little to You?’

Catholic League Issues Scathing Criticism of the President: ‘Do Christian and Jewish Lives Mean So Little to You?’

Pope Francis and President Barack Obama smile as they exchange gifts, at the Vatican Thursday, March 27, 2014. (AP Photo/Gabriel Bouys, Pool)

Pope Francis and President Barack Obama smile as they exchange gifts, at the Vatican Thursday, March 27, 2014. (AP Photo/Gabriel Bouys, Pool)

The head of the Catholic League issued a scathing criticism at President Obama, posting on his group’s website an essay that pointed to all the Christians being beheaded by Muslim terrorists and asking: Doesn’t that matter to you? (more…)

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July 30th, 2014

Vogue Magazine’s First Black Cover Girl, Beverly Johnson, Talks About the Experience 40 Years Later

Vogue Magazine’s First Black Cover Girl, Beverly Johnson, Talks About the Experience 40 Years Later

Beverly Johnson on Vogue

Beverly Johnson on Vogue

Model agents told her she’d never make it, hairdressers refused to touch her hair and Kodak didn’t even make film that could cope with her skin tone, but somehow 40 years ago Beverly Johnson became the first black woman on the cover of American Vogue. (more…)

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July 30th, 2014

African Women to Sue British Airways Over Alleged Sexual Abuse by Now-Dead Pilot

African Women to Sue British Airways Over Alleged Sexual Abuse by Now-Dead Pilot

Simon Wood was found dead after being charged with sexually abusing children

Simon Wood was found dead after being charged with sexually abusing children

Parents of girls who were allegedly sexually abused by a British Airways pilot during stop overs have decided to take the airline to court claiming that the airline is responsible for the pilot’s actions. (more…)

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July 30th, 2014

Deadly Clashes in China’s Xinjiang Province as Government Carries Out Security

Deadly Clashes in China’s Xinjiang Province as Government Carries Out Security

Violence has increased in Xinjiang in recent months, including this attack on an Urumqi market

Violence has increased in Xinjiang in recent months, including this attack on an Urumqi market

A deadly clash in China’s far-western Xinjiang Province on Monday left dozens killed or injured, according to Chinese state media accounts, as Chinese authorities enter their second month of a sweeping antiterrorism campaign in the region. (more…)

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July 30th, 2014

Senate Takes Up Bill that Would Punish Colleges for Screwing Up Campus Rape Cases

Eighteen-year-old Anna went off to Hobart and William Smith Colleges in upstate New York last year, where she says she was raped 16 days into her freshman year.

July 30th, 2014

Two American Peace Corps Workers in Isolation After Being Exposed to Ebola Read more: http://www.ctvnews.ca/world/2-u-s-peace-corps-workers-in-isolation-after-ebola-exposure-1.1939819#ixzz390TK91Cu

The largest recorded Ebola outbreak in history has led the U.S. Peace Corps to evacuate hundreds of volunteers from three affected West African countries, and a State Department official on Wednesday said two volunteers were under isolation after having contact with a person who later died of the virus.

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