Hate crimes are not uncommon in the United States

Jun 19, 2015

Hate crimes are not uncommon in the United States

U.S. law enforcement authorities are investigating the slayings of nine people by a white gunman Wednesday night at a historic black church in Charleston, South Carolina, as a hate crime. While the death toll made the attack one of the worst in recent years ...

In Uganda, desire for money, power behind child sacrifices

Jun 18, 2015

In Uganda, desire for money, power behind child sacrifices

Kanani and Sylvia, a brother and sister ages 9 and 8, were grazing the family cattle in rural Uganda when they were approached by a man they vaguely knew. Sperito Bisekwa was angry. He accused the children of allowing their cows to eat his ...

Jun 12, 2015

Ex-madam gets 10 years in prison over buttock-enhancement death

A former madam who performed illegal “body sculpting” was sentenced Thursday to 10 to 20 years in prison after the death of a dancer whose heart stopped after nearly half a gallon of silicone was injected into her buttocks. Padge-Victoria Windslowe told jurors during ...