Olympic silver medalist Jeret “Speedy” Peterson was found dead at the age of 29 in what police are calling a suicide.Tags Hurricane
U.S. born Edgar Jimenez Lugo, 15, was convicted and sentenced Tuesday to three-years in prison in Cauernavaca, Mexico for committing crimes as a hit man for a Mexican drug cartel.Tags Court Cases
New York City’s historic St. Paul’s Chapel tolled the “Bell of Hope” today in a remembrance ceremony to mourn and honor Norway’s massacre victims. Norwegian Consul Aslaug Nygard attended the ceremony to ring the bell in honor of the victims.Tags Norway Massacre
Several Catholic entities in Australia have issued apologizes to thousands of women over forced adoption practices.
With the pending national debt crisis looming state leaders are beginning to question the intentions of congress and national leaders. Mayor Michael Bloomberg criticized leaders Monday evening in Washington when he released a statement that echoed the feelings of many Americans.
A Christian-based lobbying group, New Yorkers for Constitutional Freedoms, filed a lawsuit Monday in New York Supreme Court seeking to overturn the gay marriage law and nullify the hundreds of same-sex weddings that took place Sunday.Tags Homosexuality
A lethal combination of alcohol and drugs is believed to have caused the death of singer Amy Winehouse, according to a report by British tabloid the Daily Mirror. The singer reportedly went on a 36-hour bender of whisky, cocaine, ecstasy and heroin after an argument with boyfriend Reg Traviss.