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Boardwalk Empire bags seven Emmys

PA | Posted 11.10.2011 | Home
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Boardwalk Empire is the winner of a leading seven trophies handed out at the Emmy Awards. The series, which stars Steve Buscemi as a ...

Cameron Urged To Challenge Russia

PA | Posted 11.10.2011 | Home
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David Cameron has come under pressure from four former foreign secretaries to challenge the Russian regime on his visit to Moscow. T...

TIMELINE: Key Events That Occurred On 9/11

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.10.2011 | Politics

It's been 10 years since the attacks of September 11, 2001. While many are looking back at how the world has changed in the decade, others are reflect...

Flight 93 Memorial Held For 9/11 Victims

AP | JOE MANDAK | Posted 11.10.2011 | Politics

SHANKSVILLE, Pa. — The 40 passengers and crew who fought back against their hijackers aboard Flight 93 on Sept. 11, 2001, performed one of the m...

'Honour killing' Parents Due In Court

PA | Posted 11.08.2011 | Home

The parents of suspected honour killing victim Shafilea Ahmed are to appear in court after being accused of her murder. Father Iftikh...

Army Awaiting Report Into Baha Mousa Death

PA | Posted 11.07.2011 | Home


Angry Mother Threatens NHS With Legal Action Over Fake Nurse Probe

PA | Posted 11.07.2011 | Home

A "livid" mother has vowed to take legal action after learning her son was one of hundreds of children who received jabs from a suspected un...

Dale Farm Traveller Chief 'Asked For £6m Sale'

PA | Posted 11.06.2011 | Home

A travellers' leader representing the UK's largest illegal settlement asked for £6 million to sell up and move the families to another si...

Booksellers And Publishers Oppose New Amazon Merger

The Bookseller | Posted 09.06.2011 | Books

The Booksellers Association has announced it will formally oppose the merger of Amazon and The Book Depository, with the BA saying that Amazon already...

Obama's Veto Is the Wrong Side of History

Daoud Kuttab | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Daoud Kuttab

The saying goes that right is might, but apparently when it has to do with Israel, might becomes right.

The UnMillionaire

Pam Grout | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Pam Grout

Hal Taussig will never make Forbes list of highest paid CEO's. It's not that his Philadelphia travel company isn't profitable. It's just that Hal donates every penny of profits to innovative projects that address poverty.

Lebanon, PA: Where Two Halves Collide

Stewart Nusbaumer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Stewart Nusbaumer

Pregnancy has no middle position, and when you are only 17, no good options.

Man Who Threatened Rep. Cantor Had Concealed Handgun Permit

Josh Sugarmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Josh Sugarmann

The threats and crimes committed by these "upstanding citizens," as the gun lobby likes to call concealed handgun permit holders, are no surprise.

What is Work? Small Town Hospital Closing Opens Health-Care Debate

Sharon Glassman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Sharon Glassman

The closing of a cornerstone institution in the small but much talked about town of Braddock, PA, raises an important question: How should a community hospital work, really?

Are Doctors Spending Enough Time With Patients?

Helene Pavlov, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Helene Pavlov, M.D.

As a physician I realize that some may think I'm being blasphemous by taking this position but, I wonder, in some cases not all, why we as patients pay so much money for so little time with our physicians.

Last Straw for the Palestinian "Authority"?

Saree Makdisi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Saree Makdisi

This is the direction in which all Palestinians must throw themselves: the creation of one democratic and secular state in which Palestinians and Israelis can live equally in a just and lasting peace.

Palestine After Abbas

Daoud Kuttab | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Daoud Kuttab

The coming months will reveal whether we are, indeed, witnessing the dawn of the post-Oslo era in Palestinian politics, and whether a new leader will be required to revive the Palestinian cause.

After Fatal Beating, Racial Tension, and Police Corruption, Shenandoah Inches toward Justice

John Amaya | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
John Amaya

In the case of the fatal beating of Luis Ramirez, a federal grand jury recently delivered indictments that included the commission of a hate crime, obstruction of justice, official misconduct, and extortion.

OpedNews Journalist and Six Protesters Charged With Criminal Conspiracy After Arrest at "Army Experience Center"

Linda Milazzo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Linda Milazzo

Cheryl Biren, OpedNews' Managing Editor: How can press be prevented from recording news in the making? It's shameful. It's anti-democracy.

Levittown Agrees To Accept Gitmo Prisoners

Steve Young | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Steve Young

"We have plenty of room at the abandoned Levitz Furniture warehouse in the Country Club Shopping Center. And the money we're getting should go a good way in paying for that fire truck we've been looking at for the past two years."

Palestinian Authority Cracks Down On Hamas After 'Reconciliation' Talks Collapse

Jerusalem Post | KHALED ABU TOAMEH | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The Palestinian Authority security forces have stepped up their measures against Hamas in the West Bank in the aftermath of the collapse of the "recon...

On The Clinton Point Spread

Barnett Zitron | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Barnett Zitron

One thing is for sure: Hillary's best friend in Pennsylvania (even better than Gov. Rendell and the crowds of older voters) is the state's closed primary and inflexible voting regulations.

Hillary Clinton In Pennsylvania: It's All Too Late

Mayhill Fowler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Mayhill Fowler

In a powerful way, Hillary Clinton's losing the nomination validates her working class supporters' lives. This is the kind of bond that can forge a candidacy. But for Hillary Clinton it's too late.

I Was An Obama Volunteer

Mike Newall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Mike Newall

I wanted an up-close-in-action glimpse of this idea of "empowered democracy," the supposedly self-transformational precept pumping through the bloodlines of Obama's candidacy.