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Danielle Stislicki's Family Fears Foul Play In MetLife Employee's Disappearance

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 12.13.2016 | Crime

A desperate search is on in Michigan for Danielle Stislicki, whom family members suspect was abducted more than a week ago after leaving work. “We b...

Woman Missing For Months Found 'Chained Like A Dog' In Storage Container

Reuters | Andrew Hart | Posted 11.05.2016 | Crime

A registered sex offender was arrested on Thursday in South Carolina after a woman reported missing, along with her live-in boyfriend, in late August ...

In Russia-U.S. Deal, West Leaves Syrian Islamist Mess

Anhvinh Doanvo | Posted 09.15.2016 | Home
Anhvinh Doanvo

With no official documentation publicly available, latest cease-fire negotiated by the US and Russia has been criticized as unusually vague, nontransparent, and weak.

Is Elder Guardianship A New Form Of Human Trafficking?

Dr. Terri Kennedy | Posted 09.13.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. Terri Kennedy

As the 71st session of the General Assembly of the United Nations begins this week to discuss international issues that affect the lives of millions t...

Chibok and the scourge of enforced disappearance

Toyin Ojora-Saraki | Posted 09.02.2016 | HuffPost Home
Toyin Ojora-Saraki

The reports first came in a trickle, then a deluge. In April 2014, we learnt that Boko Haram had raided the Government Secondary School for girls in C...

Why Does My Hip Click?

Nabil Ebraheim, MD | Posted 08.27.2016 | Healthy Living
Nabil Ebraheim, MD

Snapping Hip Snapping hip is an audible clicking or snapping sensation caused by hip movement that can be painful. There are a variety of reasons pati...

Unknown Abductor Sought In 3-Year-Old Merleah Guinn's Disappearance

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 08.02.2016 | Crime

Authorities have issued an Amber Alert for 3-year-old Merleah Guinn after she disappeared Monday night from her home in Santa Rosa, New Mexico. The ch...

Why We Need to Do More Than Bring Back the Chibok Girls

Eva Smets | Posted 04.14.2016 | Home
Eva Smets

April 14 marked the second anniversary of the abduction of 276 female students by Boko Haram in Nigeria. While the #BringBackOurGirls campaign mobilized support for the girls globally, not all abduction cases have received the same attention as this particular tragedy.

Saving Kidnapped Children From A Failed System

Stephan Said | Posted 03.29.2016 | Crime
Stephan Said

My daughter Noluenn was abducted to France by her mother in August 2013. Then 8 years old, Noluenn was born and raised in the U.S.A, and grew up in Ne...

Kidnapper Beat, Raped Woman For 5 Weeks In Remote Cabin: Cops

Associated Press | Hilary Hanson | Posted 11.13.2015 | Crime

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A woman told police an abductor raped her up to six times a day while she was held captive over a five-week period in rural...

Amber Alert Cancelled For Teen Taken At Gunpoint During Robbery

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 10.22.2015 | Crime

Update: 12:02 p.m. -- Harlea Hunter Webster was found safe Thursday morning. The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has cancelled the Amber Alert. The ...

Cody Jackson Accused Of Holding Girl Captive While Under Police Supervision

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 10.15.2015 | Crime

Newly released federal court documents detail a disturbing case against an alleged sexual predator, who is accused of abducting, raping and impregnati...

Camera Captures Teen's Jump From Alleged Abductor's Car

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 10.08.2015 | Crime

A 17-year-old girl narrowly escaped abduction by jumping from a moving car, according to police in Connecticut. Authorities said the victim, a Bridgep...

Follies of Denial: Women and the Islamic State

Ida Lichter, M.D. | Posted 06.01.2016 | Home
Ida Lichter, M.D.

Women are the most vulnerable targets of the Islamic State (IS), which has enslaved and brutalized women who don't meet their jihadi standards, and even introduced female police squads to monitor and persecute their own sex.

Why You Don't Need To Freak Out About That Kidnapping Video

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 05.06.2015 | Parents

A video about kidnapping from YouTube prankster Joey Saladino aka JoeySalads has been making the Internet rounds and leaving a wave of terrified paren...

The Most Dramatic Crimes Solved Thanks To Surveillance Cameras

Posted 02.25.2015 | Crime

They’re everywhere, and they’re watching you. They’re surveillance cameras, and following 9/11 they seemingly sprouted on every building, parkin...

My Daughter Was Abducted in Syria, and My Hopes Are Evaporating

Munira al-Hamwi | Posted 02.08.2015 | Home
Munira al-Hamwi

Days and months have passed while I waited in vain. Every night I go to sleep hoping to wake up to some good news, but so far to no avail.

Inside Michelle Knight's Private Struggle Two Years After Escaping Ariel Castro's House Of Horrors

Posted 11.28.2016 | Entertainment

It's been almost two years since Michelle Knight was rescued from Ariel Castro's Cleveland home, where she was a prisoner for over a decade. In the vi...

Abducted Woman's Fight Helped Save Life

Associated Press | NATALIE POMPILIO | Posted 11.06.2014 | Crime

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — An abducted woman's fighting spirit likely helped keep her alive until law enforcement agents rescued her and arrested her alleg...

New Surveilance Video May Hold Answers In Philadelphia Woman's Abduction

Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 11.05.2014 | Crime

Pennsylvania police have released new surveillance video of a man they believe may have abducted a Philadelphia nursing assistant on Sunday. The vi...

CAUGHT ON TAPE: Chilling Video Of Philadelphia Woman's Abduction

Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 11.04.2014 | Crime

Authorities in Pennsylvania have released chilling video of a Philadelphia woman's abduction. The dramatic video, which was captured by surveillanc...

Amber Alert: 6-Week-Old Baby Kidnapped At Gunpoint

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 08.28.2014 | Crime

The mother of Delano Wilson, a 6-week-old baby boy who was kidnapped at gunpoint in Indianapolis Wednesday, has made an impassioned plea for his safe ...

COPS: Father Of Abducted Child Is 'Homicidal'

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 08.06.2014 | Crime

An Amber Alert has been issued in Virginia for 3-year-old Tommy Lee Able Engle. Authorities say the boy was abducted by his father, who's described as...

What to Do in the Face of Evil and the Abduction of Three Israeli Boys

Rabbi Pinchas Allouche | Posted 08.16.2014 | Religion
Rabbi Pinchas Allouche

Israel's Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, confirmed yesterday that three Israeli boys were abducted on Thursday night last week by a terrorist organization, and that "we [the Israeli government and the IDF] are in the midst of a widespread operation to locate and bring back the three young yeshiva students safely."

A Mother's Hope Never Dies

Jon Leiberman | Posted 07.21.2014 | Crime
Jon Leiberman

Colleen Nick has every reason to be cynical, sad and overcome with grief. But instead she is hopeful. She is hopeful that her daughter will one day come walking through her front door after all of these years.