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So far, 58 Americans have been arrested in 2015 for plotting violence or attempting to join the so-called Islamic State in Syria. More than half are under 25, and experts say recruits are getting younger. Comment?
The Nobel Peace Prize, an award that was established in 1901 to recognize outstanding achievement on behalf of mankind, a century later seems to have morphed into Norway's magic geopolitical wand, wielded to encourage political action, rather than reward accomplishment. In a memoir released Thursday by Geir Lundestad, the former secretary of the Norwegian Nobel Committee - a five-person group that selects the annual winner through top-secret methods - he revealed regret over the decision to give President Obama the Nobel Peace Prize in 2009. Comment?
The killing of Cecil the lion by a US hunter in Zimbabwe is drawing attention to the money side of hunting lions and other 'trophy' wildlife. An old male lion raises his head above the long grass in the early morning of July 7, 2015, in the savannah of the Maasai Mara, south-western Kenya. Comment?
Zimbabwean officials say they've identified the man who killed Cecil, the beloved lion who was illegally hunted and beheaded near his Hwange National Park home earlier this month. Walter Palmer, a dentist from just outside Minneapolis, Minn., is said to have paid $50,000 for the chance to hunt the famous lion while on a safari on July 1. He now faces poaching charges. Comment?
Minneapolis police arrested a suspect Saturday in the early-morning wounding of an officer who investigators believe was shot because he was a member of the police force. Andrew Neal was arrested around 1:30 p.m. Saturday at 1119 Logan Ave N., after the home was surrounding by a SWAT team and officers from the Fourth Precinct, reports the Minneapolis Star Tribune . Comment?
An officer searches with a dog accompanied by a SWAT team member after a Minneapolis police officer was shot , Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015, in Minneapolis. Police say two officers were standing by their marked squad car after having handling a burglary call early in the day when someone shot one of them. Comment?
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