The sniper is without doubt the most feared combatant in any theater of war, the best of whom have an array of skills far beyond simply being able to hit human targets at a distance. Snipers are the most cost effective way of killing the enemy.
...On one hand, Holmes was a bright young man, having been raised in an upper-middle class neighborhood by his parents. In other words, he was about as normal as hot weather in the summer.On the other hand...
Warner Brothers officials have confirmed that actor Christian Bale of "The Dark Knight" franchise is visiting victims of the Aurora movie theater shooting.
Alex covers new details emerge in the Aurora shooting.
Colorado native Abdulrahman al-Awlaki wasn’t in a movie theater when his life met a sudden, violent end. He was enjoying a backyard barbeque with his cousin in southeastern Yemen when the home was destroyed by a drone-delivered Hellfire missile.
Although there have been stories I the alternative media about the events in Aurora, I’m going to limit the scope of this article to analyzing the mainstream version of what happened.
One of Cuba's best-known dissidents, Oswaldo Paya, leader of the Christian Democratic Movement, died on Sunday in a car crash, religious and dissident sources said. Paya, 60, was travelling in eastern Granma province at the time of the accident, t
NYU's Langone Medical Center announced this week that it was adopting new procedures after the death of a 12-year old boy from septic shock.
The brutality of Christopher Nolan’s Gotham City became horrifyingly real during a midnight screening of The Dark Knight Rises in Aurora, Colorado as a gunman burst into the theater and murdered at least 12 people.
Officers with the San Francisco Police Department in Northern California shot a man believed to have a knife this morning, but preliminary reports suggest that the victim was in handcuffs while the authorities opened fire.
Stephen R. Covey, a former business professor whose 1989 leadership manifesto “The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People” sold more than 20 million copies on the way to becoming one of the most highly effective volumes in the history of self-help publi
A gruesome new video which appears to show Muammar Gaddafi’s dead body being abused by rebels has surfaced online.
Many Americans have never experienced the death of someone close to them, and our current system of dealing with death makes sure that family and loved ones have as little contact as possible with the dead, and often very little with the dying.
Rising tension in the Gulf has claimed a victim as a civilian boat came under fire from a US Navy ship after getting too close to an American tanker.
Whatever one thinks of the justifiability of drone attacks, it’s one of the least “brave” or courageous modes of warfare ever invented.
A Melbourne family who claim they were slugged an extra $55 “carbon tax charge” when burying a relative were told “even the dead don’t escape the carbon tax”.
The ghost of Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat is rising from his grave to haunt Israel and the Americans.
For me, there was no surprise. From the very first day, I was convinced that Yasser Arafat had been poisoned by Ariel Sharon. I even wrote about it several times.
Almost everyone in Krymsk was caught by surprise when devastating flood waters hit the town. Cars and buildings were swept away by the deluge as the nearby Adagum River turned into a roaring nightmare.
Four years after being convicted of killing his wife, Linux guru Hans Reiser returns Monday to court, this time to defend himself from a wrongful-death suit brought by his two children.
It made headlines in British tabloids this morning so it will likely get exposure in the States, but this alarming LiveLeak video should be examined more closely before drawing conclusions.
Stanley Gibson, a disabled Gulf War veteran, was murdered in a Las Vegas parking lot last December 12. He was shot seven times in the back of the head, without provocation, by a stranger wielding an AR-15 rifle.
After the death of his old friend, Albert Einstein said “Now Besso has departed from this strange world a little ahead of me. That means nothing. People like us … know that the distinction between past, present and future is only a stubbornly persist
An SB 1070-style traffic stop, an unattended illness in jail, and one family's tragedy.
Economist and libertarian Bill Peterson died today at 91. Bill had a distinguished academic and corporate career—including serving as a colleague at NYU to Ludwig von Mises—but he was never happier or more effective than teaching the truths of the fr
"Do you do this in the United States? There is police action every day in the United States... They don't call in airplanes to bomb the place." – Afghan President Hamid Karzai denouncing U.S. air strikes on homes in his country, June 12, 2012
The 1992 riots set off by the acquittals of the 4 officers who beat King, lasted 3 days and left 55 people dead, more than 2,000 injured and swaths of Los Angeles on fire. At the height of the violence, King pleaded on television:
Researchers studying mortality rates on over two million people over a forty year time span have found that statistically speaking, people are more likely to die on their birthday, than any other day of the year.
Two car bombs in Iraq's capital killed at least 26 people Saturday on the last day of a Shiite pilgrimage already hit by multiple bombings.
2 On Your Side has confirmed that a man Hamburg police found coming out of Dr. Timothy Jorden's home in Lake View Wednesday morning was Buffalo Police officer Martin Motley III.