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Lilly Workneh

This Striking Image Shows A Different Side Of America's Racist History | Lilly Workneh | Posted 05.19.2015 | Black Voices

When photographer Tyler Shields captured the provocative photo of a naked black man hanging a white Klansman from a tree branch, he considered his wor...

Family Of Man Found Hanging From Tree Doubts He Killed Himself

AP | By JOHNNY CLARK and JEFF AMY | Posted 05.20.2015 | Black Voices

PORT GIBSON, Miss. (AP) — The body of a black man found hanging in a tree in Mississippi has been sent from a state crime lab to a funeral home, but...

FBI Confirms Identity Of Mississippi Man Found Hanging From Tree

The Huffington Post | Lilly Workneh | Posted 03.20.2015 | Black Voices

A state medical examiner has confirmed that the African-American man who was found hanging from a tree in Claiborne County, Mississippi, on Thursday w...

Black Man Found Hanging From A Tree In Mississippi

The Huffington Post | Lilly Workneh | Posted 03.20.2015 | Black Voices

An African-American man was found hanging from a tree in Claiborne County, Mississippi, on Thursday, according to a statement from the FBI. Local l...

Suicide Rate For Young Women Growing Faster Than Young Men

AP | MIKE STOBBE | Posted 03.05.2015 | Healthy Living

NEW YORK (AP) — The suicide rate for girls and young women in the U.S. continues to rise, at a pace far faster than for young males, health official...

Why I Am Opposed to the Carrying Out of Capital Punishment in Jordan

Daoud Kuttab | Posted 02.28.2015 | World
Daoud Kuttab

Human rights activists should not be deterred by the seemingly large public support for the carrying out of capital punishment. The only way to counter this is for intellectuals and society leaders to take a public stand for what is right.

Art-imacy: The Art of Dressing Your Walls

ZOOM interiors | Posted 12.23.2014 | HuffPost Home
ZOOM interiors

Your interior environment has a huge impact on your overall well-being, and let's be honest, your sex life. So, don't let that barren décor and those bland walls of yours be the deterrent. Get art, and get laid.

Medical Examiner Says Missing Oregon Mom Hanged Herself

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 08.08.2014 | Crime

Jennifer Huston, an Oregon mother of two found dead nearly two weeks after she vanished, died of asphyxiation caused by hanging, medical officials hav...

New Poll: Americans Support Death Penalty By Gas Or Electrocution

The Huffington Post | Natasha Bach | Posted 05.15.2014 | Politics

Despite the botched execution of Clayton Lockett, American support for the death penalty remains unwavering. However, a new poll by NBC has shown ...

Ropes and Drugs

Christopher Brauchli | Posted 02.05.2014 | Politics
Christopher Brauchli

There is a lot to be said for hanging. Best of all, the executioner seeking to buy rope for a hanging does not have to engage in the sort of felonious conduct in which a recently filed lawsuit suggests Texas execution officials were forced to engage in order to obtain a death dealing drug.

Maryland's Death Penalty -- Not an Easy Death

Martin Clancy | Posted 05.15.2013 | Politics
Martin Clancy

Polls on the death penalty show public opinion very much divided: a majority of Maryland voters favors keeping capital punishment on the books, according to the pollsters, but most respondents also do not believe it deters criminals.

Final Doubts: Did Mary Kennedy Try To Stop Her Own Suicide?

Posted 07.11.2012 | Politics

No one will ever know if Mary Kennedy had second thoughts about committing suicide but graphic details from a newly released autopsy report suggest sh...

Woman's Death In Mansion Ruled A Suicide, Sister Says

AP | By ELLIOT SPAGAT | Posted 11.01.2011 | Los Angeles

SAN DIEGO -- Investigators have ruled that a woman who was found hanging naked from a second-floor balcony at a historic California mansion with her w...

Hamas Hangs Israeli Spy Convicts

AP | By RIZEK ABDUL JAWAD | Posted 09.25.2011 | World

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip -- The Hamas government in the Gaza Strip hanged a father and son at dawn Tuesday for collaborating with Israel, a government sp...

Sonja Sharp

Death Of Pharmaceutical Exec's Girlfriend And Son Remain Shrouded In Mystery | Sonja Sharp | Posted 09.24.2011 | Crime

Rebecca Zahau was laid to rest Saturday, ten days after she was found naked and bound in the courtyard of the historic Southern California mansion own...

Afghan Insurgents Hang 8-Year-Old Boy After Abducting HIm

AP | RAHIM FAIEZ | Posted 09.23.2011 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan (Associated Press) -- Insurgents in southern Afghanistan hanged an 8-year-old boy six days after they abducted him, the Afghan gove...

Woman Found Hanging, Bound At Historic Mansion

AP | ELLIOT SPAGAT | Posted 09.13.2011 | Los Angeles

SAN DIEGO — The girlfriend of a pharmaceutical company CEO was found dead at a historic California mansion, her nude body hanging from a balcony...

Madoff, My Son & NYU

Esmeralda Williamson-Noble | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Esmeralda Williamson-Noble

As the mother of a suicide victim, the news of 46 year-old Mark Madoff's apparent suicide by hanging earlier this morning, has left me... I don't exac...

Young Man Defies Iranian Regime's Attempt to Kill His Mother - People of Goodwill Can Show Support

Heather Robinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Heather Robinson

Sajjad Ghaderzah, 22, the son of Sakineh Ashtiani, an Iranian woman the regime has sentenced to death by stoning, has been "severely tortured" and rem...

Sakineh Ashtiani & Iran's Media Blackout: No Coverage Of Adultery Death Sentence

The Guardian | Saeed Kamali Dehghan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Newspapers, agencies and TV channels in Iran have been banned from reporting Mohammadi Ashtiani's death sentence, despite an international campaign la...

Mass Execution In Iran For Drug Traffickers, Murderers | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Tehran, Iran, Jan. 22 - Iranian authorities hanged 22 people over the past two days. Ten people were mass executed on Wednesday in Tehran's notorio...