The death of Michael Brown raises this question: Should there be a different legal standard when it comes to arresting a police officer vs. an ordinary civilian? Law professors are sharply divided on the answer.
After the documentary 'Blackfish' suggested that killer whales suffer in captivity – denting SeaWorld attendance – the park announced plans to enlarge their holding tanks. But will the move quell bad press?
Two law professors look at the question: Was the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., an illegal act or reasonable police force?
World Elephant Day, established in 2012, helps spread awareness on the existential threat elephants face from poachers and trafficking groups.
The first hurricane in 22 years is set to make landfall on Hawaii. Is the Aloha State experiencing more severe weather than in the past?
In contrast to the quieter international reaction after the last Gaza war in 2008-2009, more countries are suspending diplomatic ties, enacting arms embargoes, and openly criticizing Israel.
If you want to party, consider Syracuse University, according to the 2015 Princeton Review. But college students who plan to eschew alcohol and drugs: Check out the Stone-Cold Sober Schools list.
Actor Jon Voight criticized comments by Javier Bardem and Penelope Cruz condemning Israel's operation in Gaza. As some celebrities take sides in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, controversy erupts.
Mary's Gourmet Diner offers a discount for those who publicly give gratitude before eating. How many Americans say grace before a meal?
North Korean defectors and South Korean activists sent balloons full of the chocolate treats over North Korea Weds.
Israel and Hamas have fought and come to an uneasy cease-fire four times in six years. What makes this round of fighting – and truce talks – different?
Comedian Stephen Colbert went off on a New York luxury condominium that will restrict a front-door for well-heeled waterfront residents and leave a back-door for rent-controlled tenants. Is this the newest symbol of income inequality?
Actress and model Tara Reid chatted with GQ magazine about the likelihood of a sharknado, a hypothetical meteorological phenomenon in which a cyclone draws sharks from the water and deposits them, alive and thrashing, on top of an unsuspecting urban populace.
Fatal lightning strikes in the US are on the decline as awareness of risky activities rises. But one man was killed Sunday while swimming off Venice Beach, Calif., after several lightning bolts hit the area.
Even as Israeli and Palestinian casualties rise, dating sites offer a unique window on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict – with interfaith couples making their voices heard online.
A National Rifle Association video entitled 'Everyone get a gun' proposes seldom heard policy changes of introducing guns to children.
Former NFL coach Tony Dungy faced a media backlash after saying that he wouldn't have drafted openly gay player Michael Sam. Yet many NFL fans seem to agree with Tony Dungy.
Possible presidential candidates for the 2016 US presidential election offer their thoughts on Israel's military operation in the Palestinian coastal enclave.
Twitter and Facebook have suspended several accounts used by Hamas. But neither Palestinian militants nor Israeli forces have paused their social media campaigns to sway public opinion.
Anonymous Israeli artists have graffitied the names and ages of some of the nearly 200 Palestinian casualties to make sure Israelis notice the growing death toll in Gaza.
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