Officials in Houston, Texas, say three people have been injured in a shootout on a college campus. Two men drew arms in an argument, wounding each other and a passerby. This is the fifth school shooting to date in the US since the beginning of 2013.
California will no longer be a white-majority state by the end of this year: a new report predicts the Hispanic population will be equal to whites as early as July, and outnumber them by the end of the year.
It is shocking enough that the United States is even engaged in a debate over whether the U.S. government should be torturing or not. Historically, torture has been committed by evil, medieval regimes, whose methods of brutally torturing people are memorialized in torture museums in various parts of Great Britain and Europe, or by communist or other dictatorial regimes around the world.
Pro-gun rallies have been held across the US demanding the White House curb its sweeping new gun-control proposals and to defend the second amendment of the constitution.
Two deaf twins were euthanized in Belgium this week for extreme emotional suffering. After having lived together their entire lives, they could not bear enduring never seeing each other again due to a medical condition that would leave them permanently blind.
A flu epidemic gripping the United States is more severe than usual, striking the elderly especially hard, health authorities said Friday as they also announced 29 child victims.
In the wake of computer genius Aaron Swartz’ untimely death, some US lawmakers are advocating that the government make changes to the federal statutes that the hacker is alleged to have violated before taking his own life.
An American who murdered two fellow inmates to speed up his execution faces death on the electric chair Wednesday, the first execution of its kind since 2010, authorities said.
The president of the union representing New York City school bus drivers announced earlier this week that a citywide strike will be starting Wednesday morning. This will be the first time in more than three decades that NYC’s largest union for school bus drivers will strike.