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  • 'Let The Fire Burn' Playing At Real Art Ways

    Here's one small, disgusting detail from the aftermath of one of the most horrific incidents of government-instigated urban violence in modern American history:
  • Islamic State video purportedly shows killing of Ethiopians in Libya

    Islamic State video purportedly shows killing of Ethiopians in Libya
    In a gruesome replay of earlier beheadings of captive Christians, a new Islamic State video distributed on social media on Sunday purportedly shows the point-blank shootings and beheadings of two groups of Ethiopian Christians in Libya. The footage...

    Penis transplant offers hope to victims of botched circumcisions

    Penis transplant offers hope to victims of botched circumcisions
    In the deep of winter high in the mountains of South Africa's Eastern Cape, teenage boys clad only in blankets, with white clay painted on their faces, undergo agonizing traditional circumcisions. Hundreds have died as a result of the ritual, and hundreds...

    A history of the Islamic State group after Ethiopians killed

    The extremist Islamic State group, which controls a third of both Iraq and Syria in its self-declared caliphate, released a video Sunday purportedly showing militants killing two groups of Ethiopian Christians in Libya. The release of the 29-minute video...

    Sea of sorrows: Many migrants drown trying to reach Italy

    Migrants seeking a better life in Europe have died by the thousands in the Mediterranean Sea in recent years while fleeing poverty and bloodshed in Africa, the Middle East and Asia. The precise figure of deaths is unknown. But the ill-documented toll...