NYTimes: Link Between Super Bowl and Rise in Sex Trafficking is “Just Rhetoric”

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Kathryn DeHoyos worries the fight to end human trafficking may be damaged by the revelation made in a New York Times Op-Ed this week.

After Player’s Death, High School Football Team Cancels Season

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A high school football team in Portville, New York, has voted to cancel the remainder of its season after the death of one of their teammates following a helmet-to-helmet collision during a game earlier this month.

Community Mourns Bus Driver Who Died Trying to Protect “His” Children

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Donny Bynum, the Dale County School Superintendent said, “If more people wanted to be like Chuck the world would be a better place.”

U.K. Burger King Admits to Horse Meat in Burgers

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Burger King VP Diego Beamonte said, “We are deeply troubled by the findings of our investigation and apologize to our guests, who trust us to source only the highest quality 100% beef burgers.”

What You May Not Know About Gun Violence and Suicide

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Did you know that murder is not the type of gun violence that kills the most Americans?

New Report Indicates Condom Sex is Just as Good as Without

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A new report could blow the old condom vs. natural debate open for good.

Hacker Group Anonymous Targets the Justice Department

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The group claims they have “enough fissile material for multiple warheads,” which it will launch against the justice department and “its associated executive branches.”

DeBeers and the Creation of the Myth of the Diamond Engagement Ring

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Were it not for a single company and its drive to dominate the diamond industry, the history of engagement rings would be very different.

Tim Medvetz and The Heroes Project

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Their mission is to “improve the care and protection of heroes through individual support, community empowerment and systemic change.”

Russia Set to Make “Homosexual Propaganda” Illegal

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Rev. Sergiy Rybko says, “Until this scum gets off of Russian land, I fully share the views of those who are trying to purge our motherland of it.”

General John Allen Cleared of Wrongdoing in Tampa Socialite Case

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The Pentagon’s inspector general has found nothing to point to conduct unbecoming an officer in Gen. Allen’s email communications with a Tampa socialite.

UN Report: Afghanistan is Torturing Prisoners

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After reports of inhumane treatment, including torture, Coalition countries have halted the transfer of detainees to some Afghan prisons.

North Carolina Teacher Avoids Statutory Rape Charges by Marrying Alleged Victim

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An assistant DA said, “None of the statements made in this case would be admissible without the victim,” and now that they are married he can’t be compelled to testify.

North Korea Has “New Generation of Powerful Rocket”

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These new mobile missiles have caught the attention of Washington and intelligence agencies in the West, and they are worried.

Australia’s Most Famous Outlaw, Ned Kelly, Will Finally Be Laid to Rest

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The family wish for their privacy to be respected so that they may farewell a very much loved member of their family.

Federal Judge to Rule on Public Nudity Ban in San Francisco

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Activists argue public nudity is “symbolic speech” and is therefore protected under the First Amendment.