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Chicago boy, 6, accidentally shoots, kills brother, 3: police

CHICAGO (Reuters) - A Chicago man has been charged with child endangerment after his three-year-old son was shot and killed by his six-year-old brother while the two were playing “cops and robbers,” police said on Sunday.<p>Michael Santiago is pictured in this undated booking photo provided by the …

Cook County

Secular Blogger Hacked to Death in Bangladesh

Cincinnati officer killed by suspect who called police himself

(Reuters) - A 27-year veteran of Cincinnati’s police department was fatally shot on Friday morning in a struggle with a suspect who twice called 911 to report a man with a gun acting erratically and described himself, police said.<p>Officer Sonny Kim, 48, the first to respond to the call, was shot by …

Crime

NRA executive suggests slain Charleston pastor to blame for gun deaths

DALLAS (Reuters) - A National Rifle Association executive in Texas has come under fire for suggesting that a South Carolina lawmaker and pastor slain with eight members of his congregation bears some of the blame for his opposition to permitting concealed handguns in church.<p>Rev. Clementa Pinckney …

Guns

Get Back to Analog with these Eight Camera Films

Film isn’t dead. It’s definitely suffering, though. The last 15 years have seen film sales fall off a cliff, producers like Kodak and Fujifilm have …

Cameras

The Decline of Analog Photography Seen Through Pictures

“Art Photo Studio: Closed Due to Retirement, Toronto, Ontario, 2005”<p>This book is my own march backwards into the future. It tells the story of an …

Film's Not Dead (Yet): New Efforts Beckon A Return To Analog Photography

We take a look inside the fight to keep celluloid alive.<p>With the advent of digital cinema and photography technologies, and subsequent restructurings of celluloid production at Fujifilm, Kodak, and Polaroid, for years it seemed as if analog photography had all but gone the way of the buffalo. Sure, …

Five Ways to Develop Your Own Unique Film Photography Style

Becoming known for a particular ‘look’ is essential in becoming a successful photographer. Name any photographer legend, and they are more than …

‘Long Live Film’ Documentary Explores Love for Analog Photography

Congratulations, new adopters of film photography — you’re now officially a subculture!<p>The defining point, of course, is having an independent …

Five Mags: The Art of Analogue Film

Why shoot on film? Anyone with either an entry-level DSLR or smartphone camera can snap some beautiful shots and share them with the world. Digital photography is more convenient, less expensive and still yields stunning results. So who are these diehards still fiddling with 35mm?<p>To answer that, …

Photography

Three-Year-Old Shoots Self in Texas

A 3-year-old Texas boy has died after he got access to a gun and shot himself in the head Friday, authorities and a family member said.<p>The Harris County Sheriff’s Office said that the 3-year-old was shot at around 12:30 p.m. in a housing subdivision northwest of Houston, but did not release any …

At least 9 reported dead at multiple scenes in Missouri

A man who authorities say may have been unhinged by the death of his ailing mother went on a house-to-house shooting rampage in a small town in the Missouri Ozarks, killing seven people before taking his own life.<p>The victims, plus an eighth person who was wounded, were found late Thursday or early …

American atheist blogger hacked to death in Bangladesh

Photograph: Rajib Dhar/AFP/Getty Images<p>Avijit Roy’s wife, Rafida Ahmed Banna, is carried on a stretcher after being seriously injured by unidentified assailants. Roy founded a blog site which champions liberal secular writing in the Muslim majority …

Atheism

Shooting in Czech town 'kills eight'

<b>A gunman has opened fire at a restaurant in the Czech Republic, killing eight people before shooting himself dead, officials say.</b><p>The man burst into the Druzba restaurant in the eastern town of Uhersky Brod and started "shooting indiscriminately", mayor Patrik Kuncar said.<p>Police described it as the …

Bill Maher is right about religion: The Orwellian ridiculousness of Jesus, and the truth about moral progress

<b>(HBO/Janet Van Ham)</b><p>“Most religions were pulled into the modern Enlightenment with their fingernails dug into the past”<p>Michael Shermer<p>January 18, 2015 11:59am (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “THE MORAL ARC”<p>Most people believe that moral progress has primarily been due to the guiding light of religious …

Religion

Atheism’s civil-rights delusion: Why non-believers don’t need their own Selma moment

<b>Martin Luther King Jr., Richard Dawkins (AP/Reuters/Andrew Winning)</b><p>Anti-atheist attitudes are real — but they’re nothing compared to the oppression of the Jim Crow south<p>Steve Neumann<p>January 19, 2015 11:58am (UTC)<p>By all accounts, I've lived a blessed life. I was born a healthy, reasonably …

Civil Rights

The Case Against In-Your-Face Atheism

An atheist counsels his fellow non-believers on how not to talk to people of faith.<p>When I began my blog on the Atheist Channel ofPatheos, I thought …

2 students wounded in shooting outside Maryland high school

Two students were shot outside a Maryland public high school Wednesday night while a basketball game was being played inside causing panic as parents rushed to the scene to make sure their children were OK.<p>The Frederick High School students were flown to a Baltimore hospital. The injuries they …

Focus on the NRA

<i>NRA chief Wayne LaPierre; Slain New York City police officers Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos</i><p>It has been a week since Ismaayl Brinsley, a deranged man with a long criminal record, killed two New York City police officers, Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos, in cold blood, but so far we haven't heard a word …

Don't believe in God? Don't bother to run for president

As an atheist, it's a pretty sure bet I won't get into heaven (which doesn't matter since, well, I don't believe it exists). But it also looks like I couldn't get elected president either.<p>According to a recent Pew Research Center survey, more than half of Americans reported they would be less …

4 shot in River North among 2 killed, 17 wounded across city

A gang-related drive-by shooting in the River North neighborhood left four people wounded early Sunday morning, among at least 19 people injured, two of them fatally, by gunfire since 11 a.m. Saturday.<p>The most recent shooting involved a 29-year-old man shot and killed about 7:15 a.m. Sunday in the …

Alaska man, 19, charged with shooting 2 state troopers

As two state troopers struggled to arrest his father, a 19-year-old man armed himself with an assault rifle and shot them seven times, killing them outside his home in a remote Alaska village, authorities said in charges filed Saturday.<p>Nathanial Lee Kangas appeared in a Fairbanks court two days …

3 shot outside of Waukegan restaurant

Three people were wounded early this morning in a shooting outside of a restaurant in north suburban Waukegan.<p>The shooting happened about 3 a.m. on the property of Gojo's Cafe at Green Bay and Belvidere roads, police said.<p>Police said three people were wounded. One was shot in the leg, another in …

Arkansas gunman released from hospital before killing three: police

(Reuters) - A gunman in Arkansas who killed three people, including a 12-year-old girl, and wounded four others before taking his own life had been released recently from a mental health treatment hospital, police said on Sunday.<p>The suspect in the shooting rampage on Saturday afternoon, identified …