At Least 27 Shot, 7 Fatally, in Chicago Over Christmas Weekend

At Least 27 Shot, 7 Fatally, in Chicago Over Christmas Weekend At least 27 people were shot, seven fatally, in a 48-hour period in Chicago over Christmas weekend, according to the Chicago Police Department. It was the latest bloody chapter in a city besieged by gun violence. Homicides and shootings, already an all-too-common hazard in […]

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5-Month-Old Baby Girl Dies of Starvation Days After Her Parents’ Suspected Drug Overdose

5-Month-Old Baby Girl Dies of Starvation Days After Her Parents’ Suspected Drug Overdose She was found dead in her bassinet, authorities said (JOHNSTOWN, Pa.) — An infant died in her bassinet of dehydration and starvation three or four days after her parents died, also at home, from suspected drug overdoses, authorities said. Jason Chambers, 27, […]

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Infant Dies Two Days Before Christmas After Reportedly Being Dropped by Babysitter

Infant Dies Two Days Before Christmas After Reportedly Being Dropped by Babysitter “My heart has been torn out of my chest” A 3-month-old New Jersey boy has reportedly died after a babysitter accidentally dropped the infant earlier this week. Mark Modzelewski and Nicole Nicastro took their only child, Reece Modzelewski, off of life support on […]

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Vote on Israel Poses Dangers for the United Nations

Vote on Israel Poses Dangers for the United Nations The Obama administration’s decision was a sharp rebuke to a longstanding ally (UNITED NATIONS) — The U.S. green light that allowed the U.N. Security Council to condemn Israeli settlements in the West Bank and east Jerusalem could spur moves toward new terms to end the Israeli-Palestinian […]

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In Cancer Trials, Minorities Face Extra Hurdles

In Cancer Trials, Minorities Face Extra Hurdles Like a man on a flying trapeze, K.T. Jones has leapt from one medical study to another during his 15-year struggle with cancer, and he has no doubt that the experimental treatments he has received have saved his life. Mr. Jones, 45, has an aggressive type of Hodgkin’s […]

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