пятница, 2 декабря 2016 г.

Asked Repeatedly About Rape Allegations In National Interview, Bill Cosby Responds With Silence

CREDIT: AP Bill Cosby, who became something of a national father figure as Heathcliff Huxtable on The Cosby Show, is facing increasing pressure to address serious allegations of rape and sexual assault by multiple women. Asked directly and repeatedly on Saturday about the allegations on a national NPR interview, Cosby responded with complete silence.

U.S. Pledges $3 Billion To Developing Countries In The Global Fight Against Climate Change

Gwynne Taraska is a Senior Policy Advisor at the Center for American Progress. Thanks to Ben Bovarnick for comments on this post. An Indian barber holds a solar energy powered lamp as his colleague trims the hair of a customer during a power outage in Shirva north of Mangalore, India.

The Encounter Between Michael Brown And Darren Wilson Was Under 90 Seconds Long

A shirt reading “hands up don’t shoot” is covered with roses Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, at the spot Michael Brown was killed by police Aug. 9 in Ferguson. CREDIT: AP Photo/Charlie Riedel After Mike Brown was shot and killed by Darren Wilson on August 9, his body lay on the ground for four hours.

Some Central American Children Will Now Be Able To Legally Join Families In The US

Immigrant families and children’s advocates rally in response to President Barack Obama’s statement on the crisis of unaccompanied children and families illegally entering the United States, outside the Los Angeles Federal building in July. CREDIT: Nick Ut/ AP Some Central American children may soon have an opportunity to join their parents who are living lawfully

Parents Freak Out Because Chicago School’s Sex Ed Talks About Female Condoms

CREDIT: AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin Parents at an elite magnet school in Chicago are up in arms over a sex education program for fifth graders that talks frankly about female condoms and lube. Under Chicago Public Schools’ new sex education curriculum, basic sex ed starts in kindergarten. By fifth grade, kids are supposed to learn about

West Wing Week: 1/1/2016 or, “U.S. Mission Manila”

This week, West Wing Week takes a short break from our regularly scheduled programming to take you behind the scenes with the U.S. Embassy in Manila, to show you what it’s like for folks working at a U.S. Embassy when POTUS comes to your country.

Source: White House