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Belgian FM accused of racism after painting face black at charity event
Belgian Foreign Minister Didier Reynders has been slammed by minority groups for blackening his face at a charity event in Brussels. Participants say they dressed up as African noblemen, but critics called the actions ‘deplorable’ and ‘shameful.’

19.03.2015 11:30

Kansas tuberculosis outbreak infects 28 high school students
An outbreak of tuberculosis at a high school in Olathe, Kansas has infected a total of 28 students as health officials move to put safety measures in place and monitor the bacteria to prevent further exposure.

18.03.2015 21:15

IQ au lait: Breastfed babies grow up more intelligent, earn more – study
Breastfeeding affects intelligence, education and income of adults in the future, according to evidence from a long-term study in Brazil. Those who were breastfed longer grew up with higher IQs and better-paid jobs.

18.03.2015 15:39

UK Supreme Court fails to overturn benefits cap that ‘violates international law’
​Britain’s Supreme Court ruled on Wednesday the government’s benefits cap is lawful, even in cases where it violates childrens' right to adequate clothing, food and other “basic necessities” under international law.

18.03.2015 09:42

‘Crisis level’: Report says many govt. officials in US convicted of child porn, sex abuse crimes
At least 22 local, state, and federal government officials in the US -- including leading military and police figures -- have been convicted of child pornography and child sex abuse crimes in recent years, according to a new report.

17.03.2015 18:35

16 million Americans gained health coverage under Obamacare, HHS says
The latest analysis from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) shows that more than 16.4 million Americans have acquired health coverage under the Affordable Care Act.

17.03.2015 01:48

Cover that butt! Facebook unveils nudity, terrorism, revenge porn policy updates
Facebook doesn’t want its users posting naked butts or women’s nipples on the social network, according to its newly clarified Community Standards. The company also outlined what constitutes hate speech, revenge porn and terrorism.

16.03.2015 19:04

Police corruption: Scotland Yard ‘cover-up’ of historical child abuse investigated by watchdog
Grave allegations of “high-level” Met corruption relating to child abuse are being investigated by Britain’s police watchdog. Among charges leveled at the force is the claim that Met officers colluded in covering up a pedophile ring in the 1970s.

16.03.2015 12:17

Blind golden retriever Smiley helps autistic kids to learn (VIDEO)
Meet Smiley, a blind 12-year-old therapy dog who helps children with special needs and brightens the days of nursing home residents in Stouffville, Ontario, Canada.

15.03.2015 22:03

The real Syrian moderates: voices of reason
While the Western-led, anti-Assad bloc mind-blowingly speaks of arming non-existent “moderates” to fight in Syria, they also continue to demonize and silence the very voices that offer a true means of bringing peace and stability back to the region.

14.03.2015 16:53

UK detaining immigrant moms with kids 'obscene in modern civilized society'
The way immigrant detention centers in UK operate runs contrary to European values, often violates the law and is based on false fears, human right campaigners told RT.

14.03.2015 15:01

Pedophilia in Britain ‘woven into the fabric of society’ – Theresa May
As the UK has launched a new-judge led inquiry panel to investigate a pedophile ring operated in 1980s, the Home Secretary warns the allegations are just a “tip of an iceberg” and the problem is “woven, covertly, into the fabric of our society.”

14.03.2015 14:21