Trayvon Martin killed by single gunshot fired from ‘intermediate range,’ autopsy shows

Florida teenager Trayvon Martin died from a single gunshot wound to the chest fired from “intermediate range,” according to an autopsy report reviewed Wednesday by NBC News.

Obama Looks to Revive Campaign in Second Debate With Romney

Aides to U.S. President Barack Obama say he will deliver a much stronger performance when he meets Republican challenger Mitt Romney Tuesday night in their second debate. Obama was heavily criticized after his first debate on October 3 for appearing listless and ill-prepared against Romney, who who was...

Whitney Houston Dead at 48

Whitney Houston, an icon of pop music, is dead at 48. The Associated Press reported today that she had died but that the location and cause of her death were unknown. Houston was the singer to beat in the 80's and 90's with her multi-platinum albums...

Dying for Acceptance

The current focus on ending bullying is a step in the right direction to end the LGBT suicide epidemic.  But sometimes the patience of a young person can’t withstand daily torture, sometimes the pain doesn’t end with graduation, and sometimes the ones who are...

The Problem With Conservatives

On Bill Maher's Real Time last night, this video exhibited the issue with many Conservatives, especially Southern Conservatives and their delusional and self-destructive thought patterns towards our "half-breed" President, our healthcare system, and much more. THIS IS REAL and is NOT A JOKE, although...

Ted Cruz and his ‘Filibuster’ Fail

Ted Cruz's 'filibuster' failed to prevent Obamacare from remaining law, not that it would have mattered anyway. Cruz isn't really making much of an argument against Obamacare as much as an argument for direct democracy, or at least a high level of responsiveness to public...

SHOOTING AT EMPIRE STATE BUILDING – SHOOTER DEAD

NEW YORK (AP) -- NYC police: 3 or 4 civilians wounded in shooting near Empire State Building, shooter is dead.

Worldwide, Extremism and Racism On The Rise

Governments Not Immune to Racism. The Shameful Truth. Surrounded by a metal fence, with some 30 video cameras and a controlled entrance, the Via Salone 323 camp, a segregated settlement constructed on the periphery of Rome and authorized by Italian authorities for Roma population, is...

Supreme Court To Hear Challenge to the Voting Rights Act

The US Supreme Court will hear a challenge to a key section of the Voting Rights Act, a law adopted to prevent discrimination at the polls. It will hear an Alabama challenge to the requirement that states with a history of racial bias seek permission...

Charlie Chaplin Musical coming to Broadway

Becoming Chaplin, A musical which chronicles the lift of Charlie Chaplin will open on Broadway in the 2012/2013 season, according to the New York Times. The stage play is written by Thomas Meehan who also wrote The Producers and Hairspray.