In one of the largest scandals in its history, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is now the focus of criminal and congressional investigations into its healthcare facilities after allegations arose that chronic mismanagement and possibly illegal scheduling practices led to the death of over fifty U.S. veterans.
After several decades of being a premiere source for alternative music, Alternative Press held their first AP Music Awards last month on July 21st. Current chart toppers Fall Out Boy, A Day to Remember, Sleeping With Sirens, New Found Glory, along with rock legends such as Slash and Joan Jett, were only a few of the big names present at this highly ambitious celebration of “underground” music.
Is ending the stigma surrounding abortion discussion in the realm of Americans' wants and capabilities?
Victimless crimes are actions ruled illegal that do not directly violate or threaten the rights of any individuals other than the perpetrators.
In an effort to bring something new forward, and become more confident in making different music, Sam Ray AKA Ricky Eat Acid has released the Sun Over Hills EP, dropping the drones for drums and danceability, but not leaving the homespun feel behind.
Boko Haram, whose name figuratively translates to “Western civilization is sinful,” emerged from a Nigerian ultraconservative Muslim group in 2002 and became a jihadist organization in 2009 by then-leader Mohammed Yusuf.
Despite the ongoing political and economic standoff with the United States, Cuba is beginning to open itself to foreign trade and relations, which could lead to improved civil and social rights.
by Thom Kilburn We all know history has a knack for repeating itself. Although cigarette smokers enjoyed a great deal of time puffing wherever they pleased, the fixation was eventually regulated and banned in some places across the country. Likewise, electronic cigarettes, a multi-billion dollar industry and trend that is sweeping the globe, are now slated …