Haiti Quake Opens Window on Dismal Prisons

Gallery

Posted on by

MSNBC– The skinny teenager appears nervous, and with reason: He is waiting for a tap on the shoulder that could send him back to the dismal prison where he spent four years without being charged or seeing a judge. He is one of more than 5,000 prisoners who fled their cells after January’s devastating earthquake and are now being rounded … Read More

South Korean Couple Raise Virtual Baby While Real Baby Starves

Gallery

Posted on by

CNN– A South Korean couple arrested for allowing their baby to starve to death had been raising an online child, state media reported citing police sources. The couple, residents of a Seoul suburb, allegedly neglected their prematurely born three-month-old daughter, feeding her just once a day in between 12-hour stretches at a neighborhood internet cafe, the official Yonhap news agency … Read More

Over Half of Americans Do Not Trust the Press

Gallery

Posted on by

March 6. 2008 THINK PROGRESS– The Harris results reflect the findings of a Harvard University study conducted last year, which found “nearly two-thirds of Americans do not trust campaign coverage by the news media.” A few other recent surveys offer some explanation for the public’s distrust: – Two thirds of Americans – 67% – believe traditional journalism is out of … Read More

More Americans Turning to Web for News

Gallery

Posted on by

REUTERS– Nearly 70 percent of Americans believe traditional journalism is out of touch, and nearly half are turning to the Internet to get their news, according to a new survey.  While most people think journalism is important to the quality of life, 64 percent are dissatisfied with the quality of journalism in their communities, a We Media/Zogby Interactive online poll … Read More

China to Continue Buying US Debt

Gallery

Posted on by

FOX NEWS– China will continue buying U.S. government debt while paying close attention to possible fluctuations in the value of those assets, a vice governor of Beijing’s central bank said Monday. Investing in U.S. Treasury bills is “an important component part of China’s foreign currency reserve investments,” People’s Bank of China Vice Governor Hu Xiaolian said at a news conference … Read More

Page 48 of 50<<...4647484950