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Killing Jesus and Claiming Justice: The Execution of Willie Trottie

Rev. Jeff Hood | Posted 09.10.2014 | Religion
Rev. Jeff Hood

The unfathomable love and grace of God is what binds Willie Trottie to the person of Jesus. The murders of Barbara and Titus Canada cannot keep Trottie from such grace and love. Why is this so difficult to believe?

The Honorable Thing to Do Is Kill Someone: Defeating Men's Culture of Honor to Overcome the Syrian Catastrophe

Marc Gopin | Posted 09.01.2014 | World
Marc Gopin

First the bad news: a fracture in the Middle East is looming. There is a fracturing of states along sectarian lines that has been funded and instigate...

Girl Killed By 5-Year-Old Looking For His Toy Gun

Newser | Posted 05.10.2014 | Crime

A 7-year-old girl was killed at a birthday party in South Carolina Saturday night after a 5-year-old boy accidentally fired a gun while looking for hi...

Mojave Desert Shooting Spree Ends With Dead Suspect

AP | Posted 10.25.2013 | Crime

RIDGECREST, Calif. -- RIDGECREST, Calif. (AP) — A homicide suspect was killed by police on a Mojave Desert highway early Friday after a lengthy purs...

The Joys of a Zombie Apocalypse

Carl Pettit | Posted 08.19.2013 | Entertainment
Carl Pettit

People are drawn to zombies for a variety of reasons. For some, it's just good, untidy fun. If your marksmanship is spot on, you'll be rewarded with a splash of satisfying gore.

Let's Stop Glorifying War

William Astore | Posted 04.24.2013 | Politics
William Astore

War should never be debated in the abstract; it's only at our own peril when we reduce it to mindless entertainment. We must always remember how hideous the face of war can be, and how pitiless it is to those caught in its path of destruction.

War's Lingering Phantoms

Robert Koehler | Posted 04.23.2013 | Politics
Robert Koehler

As two hellish, costly and needless wars struggle toward collapse, this is the time -- now, right this minute, before the next false alarm goes off -- for us to look honestly at the cost and quality of national security based on militarism.

Dharma and Guns

Anushka Fernandopulle | Posted 04.07.2013 | Religion
Anushka Fernandopulle

While we are still flawed as humans, it is wise to foster choices that cause less harm to ourselves and others by limiting easy access to firearms.

Jordan Davis, Trayvon Martin and the 'Threatening' Black Male

Ava Thompson Greenwell | Posted 02.07.2013 | Black Voices
Ava Thompson Greenwell

We must address the elephant in the room. Black males have a history in the U.S. of being labeled threatening and suspicious even when they have broken no laws. The legal assumption of innocent until proven guilty rarely applies.

Pile of Skulls

Robert Koehler | Posted 02.05.2013 | Politics
Robert Koehler

The Global Terrorism Index indicates that terrorist incidents across the globe have increased pretty much every year since 9/11 and the onset of the "war on terror."

Young People Campaign For Peace In East Oakland

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 01.12.2013 | San Francisco
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Photo Credit: URBAN PEACE MOVEMENT Peace Ambassador Olondis Walker, billboard on International Blvd and 57th Ave. By: Donisha Dansby “Stop t...

War, Vets and Moral Injury

Robert Koehler | Posted 12.04.2012 | Politics
Robert Koehler

A new way of thinking about the inner wounds of soldiers and vets is emerging. In war, some -- perhaps most, perhaps all -- participants suffer from moral injury, a transgression of deep belief in how to treat others.

Alexandra Kogut's Chilling Last Tweet

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 10.03.2012 | College

"Should've known," read Alexandra Kogut's cryptic final tweet hours before she was beaten to death on Saturday, the Utica Observer-Dispatch reported. ...

Gun Control Issues Take Back Seat at DNC

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Photo Credit: BRETT MYERS/Youth Radio Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick tears into Mitt Romney's record as the governor of that state. He, like t...

May Freedom Ring, Even on This Sad Day

Marianne Williamson | Posted 10.05.2012 | Politics
Marianne Williamson

By attacking those whose religious orientation is not the majority, he was attacking one of the fundamentals of our liberty: freedom of religion.

Crazy New Game Let's You Shoot REAL Homeless People

Posted 02.24.2012 | Impact

Android users have a controversial new game at their fingertips. HoboHunt awards players for hunting down poor people and virtually killing them. ...

The Story Of An American Sniper

Chris Kyle USN Ret | Posted 02.03.2013 | Books
Chris Kyle USN Ret

I pushed my finger against the trigger. The bullet leapt out. I shot. The grenade dropped. I fired again as the grenade blew up. It was the first time I'd killed anyone while I was on the sniper rifle.

Father Kills Kids, Shoots Wife After Her Return From Battered Women's Shelter: Police

AP | By RAMIT PLUSHNICK-MASTI | Posted 12.02.2011 | Crime

BAY CITY, Texas -- Laura Gonzalez was happy to be back at work after three weeks away that included a stay at a battered women's shelter. She saw it a...

Man Gets Life For Denver Nightclub Murder

AP | P. SOLOMON BANDA | Posted 11.26.2011 | Denver

DENVER — A man accused of killing a woman who disappeared after leaving a Denver nightclub in March was sentenced to life in prison Monday after...

Judge Sets New Trial In 1967 Killing Of Ohio Schoolgirl

AP | JOHN SEEWER | Posted 10.29.2011 | Crime

TOLEDO, Ohio — A man accused of holding a schoolgirl captive for days in his basement before killing her and dumping her body in Michigan in 196...

Hung Jury In Girl's 1967 Killing

AP | By JOHN SEEWER | Posted 10.24.2011 | Crime

TOLEDO, Ohio -- Jurors deadlocked Tuesday on a lone murder charge against a man accused of snatching a teen on her way home from school in 1967 and ho...

Four Killed In Wyoming Shooting, One Man In Custody

AP | BEN NEARY | Posted 09.07.2011 | Crime

WHEATLAND, Wyo. — A man opened fire inside a Wyoming mobile home, killing his three sons and a brother and injuring his wife, authorities said F...

2 Shot Dead, 3 Injured In Surburban Philly Home

AP | Posted 09.03.2011 | Crime

GILBERTSVILLE, Pa. — A shooting at a rural home in suburban Philadelphia killed a 2-year-old boy and a man from Massachusetts and critically inj...

David Lohr

Jail Time For Boy Accused Of Killing Neo-Nazi Dad?

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 07.05.2011 | Los Angeles

The 10-year-old boy accused in the slaying of his father, white supremacist leader Jeff Hall, faces very little time behind bars, according to officia...

The Case for a Pluralistic Pakistan: A Pakistani-American Perspective

Taha Gaya | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Taha Gaya

Our culture and our faith is not one that denigrates and assassinates people of other faiths and perspectives but one that honors diversity and seeks to share common values of humanity.