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Amnesty International Advocates Prostitution Is A Human Right

Amnesty International

Amnesty International is campaigning to recognize prostitution as a human right. The London-based human rights organization usually gets backing from millions of people, including high-profile American citizens. However, Amnesty’s controversial Draft Policy on Sex Work proposal that argues for the decriminalization of prostitution is not received well by a large number of people throughout the… Read more »

Republicans Threaten To Defund Planned Parenthood After Third Video Shows Officials Discussing Price Per Item Of Fetal Body Parts

Republicans Threaten To Cut Planned Parenthood Funding After Videos

An anti-abortion group released a series of undercover videos showing Planned Parenthood officials discussing the sale of aborted fetus body parts, and Republicans are outraged and demanding an end to the group’s federal funding. The latest video from the Center for Medical Progress, released Tuesday, shows a Denver Planned Parenthood official discussing the prices of… Read more »

Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreak Confirmed In New York City

Legionella bacterium

A Legionnaires’ disease outbreak was confirmed by officials in New York City. On Wednesday, The Department of Health and Mental Hygiene acknowledged 31 residents were diagnosed with the deadly disease. Two of those infected have died. Although the source of the bacteria is unknown, officials said the outbreak appears to be confined to the South… Read more »

Anxiety And Depression Linked To Stress Causing Gut Bacteria

anxiety and depression

Anxiety and depression could be caused by the gut bacteria living inside the digestive tract according to scientists from the Farncombe Family Digestive Health Research Institute at McMaster University. The first of its kind study, published in Nature Communication, explored how gut bacteria could be linked to negative behaviors as a result of stress occurring… Read more »

Missing Boys: Search For Florida Teens Intensifies

Florida Missing Teens

The search for two missing boys has entered its sixth day. Unfortunately, the Florida teens appear to have vanished without a trace. On Friday, Perry Cohen and Austin Stephanos set sail off the coast of Jupiter, Florida. Two days later, their capsized boat was discovered approximately 77 miles off the Ponce de Leon Inlet. As… Read more »

Donald Trump Debate Strategy: ‘I Have To Be Myself’ [Video]

NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 16:   Business mogul Donald Trump gives a speech as he announces his candidacy for the U.S. presidency at Trump Tower on June 16, 2015 in New York City.  Trump is the 12th Republican who has announced running for the White House.  (Photo by Christopher Gregory/Getty Images)

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is placing high in recent presidential polls, to the surprise of some. In fact, Donald Trump is currently holding the top position. With the upcoming GOP debate planned for next Thursday, Aug. 6, the top contenders are preparing for battle with Donald Trump. CNN’s Don Lemon asked Donald Trump point… Read more »

Mullah Omar Dead: Afghan Officials Say Taliban Chief Has Died

Taliban leader Mullah Omar reportedly dead

Yahoo! News is reporting that the spiritual leader of the Taliban, Mullah Omar, is dead. Omar, who is known for sheltering Osama Bin Laden in Afghanistan during the time of the U.S. Invasion of Afghanistan, was declared dead by officials from the Afghan administration and the country’s intelligence agencies. The surprising thing about the claim… Read more »