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Stalker in the Attic: The Cyberbully Who Spies on 12-Year-Old Girls in Their Home

<b>On a Monday afternoon in late March,</b> 12-year-old best friends Melody Coffey and Julia Young sat in Melody's room, mulling the latest message from …

What’s behind your blood type?

After over a century of study, we're still not entirely sure.<p>When my parents informed me that my blood type was A+, I felt a strange sense of pride. …

23 incredible lost wonders of the world

1,500 Skeletons Have Been Found in Record-Breaking Mass Graves in Europe

Hidden for centuries.<p>Archaeologists in Czechia have uncovered 30 mass graves from the High Middle Ages, containing between them a total of around …

How to Easily Make Photo Selects with a Client Using Lightroom Web

You’ve always been able to do selects from Lightroom on the Web, but until now you needed an Adobe ID. Convincing a client or model to sign up for an …

Tutorials

Body Count

Engulfed by crime, many blacks once agitated for more police and harsher penalties.<p>One day last fall, Rudy Giuliani, the former mayor of New York, appeared on “Meet the Press” to talk about the tense relationship between many African-American communities and the police departments charged with …

America's Largest Mental Hospital Is a Jail

At Cook County, where a third of those incarcerated suffer from psychological disorders, officials are looking for ways to treat inmates less like prisoners and more like patients.<p>It was 9 o’clock in the morning at Cook County Jail, but in the subterranean holding cells where dozens await their …

Calwell death: Police investigate suspected murder in Canberra's south

ACT Police are investigating a suspected murder in Canberra's south.<p>Officers were called to a disturbance at a home in Duggan Street, Calwell just …

Who Really Murdered Holly Wells and Jessica Chapman?

<b>Who Really Murdered Holly Wells and Jessica Chapman? <br>British Police torture least likely suspects Ian Huntley and Maxine Carr from Soham Village,</b> …

Crime

A Note to Jessa's God: We'll Trade You Soup for the Duggars

Religious extremism is alive and well in the Duggar household, and its ugly tentacles extend far beyond the reach of the family's matriarch, Michelle. TLC's hate-filled First Family regularly gets their kicks while filming their long-running show <i>19 Kids and Counting</i>, but now one of the nine girls …

Does a Reasonable Worker Lactate?

<i>By Elleanor Chin</i><p>These are some of the things I know about Angela Ames. She worked at Nationwide Insurance Company's office in Iowa. She had a baby in May 2009. She had a second baby in May 2010, who was born prematurely after a difficult pregnancy. She was required to return to work in July 2010, …

Fatal Shooting of Cleveland Boy Tamir Rice Was Caused by His Own Actions: City

The city of Cleveland claims the death of 12-year-old Tamir Rice at the hands of a police officer and the "losses" suffered by his family were a result of the boy's and his family's own actions that day. The city's denial of any wrongdoing was filed Friday in response to a wrongful death lawsuit …

Lincoln’s final hours: Moment by moment, inside Ford’s Theatre and the home where the president died

<b>(Wikimedia)</b><p>It was a scene of horror and disbelief, yet those who were there recall feeling inspired to live worthy of the man<p>Richard Wightman Fox<p>February 16, 2015 11:59am (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “Lincoln’s Body: A Cultural History”<p><i>The collective sense of what had occurred was of a sadness too noble not</i> …

Ebola: the race to find a cure | Sarah Boseley

In October, scientists set out to do something unprecedented – conduct a drugs trial during an epidemic to find a treatment for a lethal disease. Could they make history and change the way we deal with outbreaks?<p>The border crossing did not look encouraging. Dense tropical forest spilled over the …

Disease

Black Death DNA found in teeth

<i>Remnants of the genetic makeup of plague bacteria have been found in thousands of victims of the Black Death and the major plague epidemics at the</i> …

Environmental Health

9 Reasons Why Having Sex In Space Would Be Gross

"Vaginal wetness could be an issue."

5 Ways U.S. Hospitals Need to Get Ready For Ebola

A health care worker who had “extensive” contact with Dallas Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan has been infected with Ebola.<p>“We don’t know what …

In growing US sex-trafficking business, majority of victims are American-born

A week-long nationwide sweep has recovered 168 children forced into prostitution in 106 cities. The increase in 'throwaway kids' not reported as …

Unlucky 13

is the average age a child begins being trafficked for sex.<p>Human trafficking is perceived to be a problem confined to faraway countries and only the …

Ads May Be Front for Human Trafficking: School District

School administrators in Downey warned parents Wednesday of a possible scam involving summer job advertisements that, according to them, are "often …

Doctors Can Help Identify Child Sex Trafficking in US

Child sex trafficking crimes occur every day in the United States, and doctors can play a role in identifying victims, getting them care and …

General Hospital

Tomas Miko, human trafficking survivor, finally feels safe in Canada

A man who was lured into what has been called the largest human trafficking ring in Canadian history says he’s thrilled the individuals who forced …

Canada

Former sex slave: I was chained in basement and sold

Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>><p>Updated:Saturday, June 30 2018 11:37 PM EDT2018-07-01 03:37:09 GMT<p>After he allegedly beat her, police …

Crime

Burundi's child sex slaves: 'I feel like I have been used and tossed away'

Child intermediaries working for pimps recruit young girls who are then either forced into prostitution or sold abroad<p>Pamela comes from an affluent family and was doing well in one of Bujumbura's best-performing high schools – until two years ago, when she became a sex slave.

Kidnapped women, kids are 'sex slaves' in DR Congo

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FBI sex trafficking bust recovers 168 kids, some never reported missing

WASHINGTON — When FBI agents and police officers fanned out across the country last month in a weeklong effort to rescue child sex trafficking …

Former sex-trafficking victim speaks out on 7 years of violence, captivity as warning to youth

When it comes to sex trafficking, it can happen anywhere and to anyone.<p>That's the frightening message a Massachusetts mother and former prisoner of …

Crime

Booming Oil Fields May Be Giving Sex Trafficking A Boost

A Friday night at J Dub's Bar & Grill in Williston, N.D., begins and ends with multicolored flashing lights, thumping dance music and crowds of young men with money to spend.<p>"A lot of testosterone being thrown around in this town," says Nathan Kleyer, 24, a Williston native who's at J Dub's with …