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The Lives of the Innocents: Reflections for Mothers Day

Kathy Stevens | Posted 07.07.2014 | Food
Kathy Stevens

Mama Sherman (center) with her children Caleb and Buttercup As I sit on my deck on a warm May evening, I hear Sherman out in her pasture. I know wh...

Robert Wittman's Bestseller Priceless, the Art of Recovering Stolen Paintings

James Grundvig | Posted 02.09.2014 | Arts
James Grundvig

Three days before Christmas in 2000, on an affluent peninsula in Stockholm, an Iraqi gang pulled off an audacious art theft of a small, but priceless self-portrait of Rembrandt at the Swedish National Museum.

Is Animal Treatment on Farms Our Business?

Martha Rosenberg | Posted 08.16.2013 | Green
Martha Rosenberg

Animal rights activists, with the help of miniaturized cameras and the Web, have forced farm animal treatment onto the national front page with a parade of cruel, upsetting and gruesome exposes. To capture the farm verite all they often have to do is get hired at a factory farm or slaughterhouse.

Why I Shopped For Wedding Gowns...Before I Was Even Engaged

Ilana Winter | Posted 08.06.2013 | Weddings
Ilana Winter

Here's what I learned: Wedding dresses have transformative powers. Seriously. I'm not even in a relationship, and still my appearance seemed to drastically change before my eyes all because of a beautiful white dress.

How Many of Your New Facebook Friends Are Undercover Cops?

Yaman Salahi | Posted 12.02.2012 | Los Angeles
Yaman Salahi

Do you know who your Facebook friends are? Now that the Los Angeles Police Commission has approved new guidelines that allow LAPD to vastly expand its online spying operations, you should think twice.

Undercover Cop Poses As High School Student, Arrests 12 Teens

Posted 03.16.2012 | Teen

Twelve students at Exeter Union High School in central California were arrested this week for selling drugs on campus. But it wasn't a teacher, princi...

David Lohr

Undercover PETA Investigation Allegedly Reveals Farm's Brutal Treatment Of Cows (WATCH)

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 12.10.2012 | Crime

The animals rights group PETA released a shocking video today that allegedly shows workers at a dairy factory farm brutally abusing a number of livest...

Grandmother Undercover: Busting Medicare Fraud

Posted 03.06.2012 | Fifty

Could home healthcare companies be costing you hundreds and thousands each month? According to ABC News, an estimated 10 percent of the Medicare budge...

Bill in Iowa Threatens Animal Welfare, Human Health, and Civil Liberties (VIDEO)

Ari Solomon | Posted 05.02.2012 | Green
Ari Solomon

The state with the weakest animal protection laws in the nation has just passed House File 589, a bill that would criminalize undercover investigations of misconduct at factory farms.

New HSUS Investigation Reveals Deception By Online Puppy Seller

Wayne Pacelle | Posted 02.06.2012 | Green
Wayne Pacelle

In our latest undercover investigation, investigators and attorneys dug into the world of Internet puppy sellers and found not only the underlying cruelty of puppy mills, but also deceptive sales tactics.

No Justice for Animals

Mikko Alanne | Posted 11.22.2011 | Green
Mikko Alanne

Instead of charging a single pig factory farmer with cruelty to animals, Finnish authorities are prosecuting the two activists who made the undercover videos, which were exposed to the public.

Undercover Investigation Breaks Open Massive Sex Trafficking Ring

Posted 10.25.2011 | Chicago

Eight men and one woman were charged with involuntary sexual servitude of a minor and human trafficking Wednesday following an 18-month undercover inv...

HSUS Video Shows Why Smithfield Must Recommit to Crate Phase-Out Timeline

Wayne Pacelle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Wayne Pacelle

Getting rid of gestation crates is the most important reform the pork industry could implement at this time.

Relief for Abused Calves: Remembering An Investigation and Those Behind It

Wayne Pacelle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Wayne Pacelle

This Saturday, Oct. 30, it will be one year since The Humane Society of the United States' investigation into the Bushway calf slaughter plant shutter...

FDA Inspection of Egg Factory Farms Mirrors HSUS Findings

Wayne Pacelle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Wayne Pacelle

The assurances from the egg industry that its operators maintain safe and clean facilities, treat animals humanely, and do it all at low cost are a charade. The eggs may seem cheap, but the costs are passed on in terms of health costs.

Disturbing Abuse Uncovered At Ohio Dairy Farm

Wayne Pacelle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Wayne Pacelle

I have been traveling around Ohio the past few days with a half-dozen livestock farmers, who had assembled to speak out in favor of the ballot measure...

THE PRICE IS WRONG: Ralphs Accused Of Overcharging

Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Los Angeles County Officials Tuesday charged Ralphs Supermarket Chain with overcharging customers, false advertising, and false labeling, after an ong...

Fear, the Abuse of Power, and the Need for Immigration Reform

John Amaya | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Amaya

Many of my law enforcement contacts have been struggling with this issue: How can they effectively protect the public from real threats when a certai...