Even when guilt is established, the suffering inflicted upon inmates goes beyond belief
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Saturday 13 September 2008
Massive Hurricane Ike ravaged southeast Texas today, battering the coast with driving rain and ferocious wind gusts as residents who decided too late they should have heeded orders to evacuate made futile calls for rescue.
Saturday 13 September 2008
Hurricane Ike is close to striking the densely populated Texas coast near Houston in what may be the worst storm to hit the state in nearly 50 years.
Sunday 27 July 2008
For a bunch of wayward hippies there is something completely savage, hypnotic and nocturnal about the psychedelic rumbles of this Houston, Texas-based ensemble.
Saturday 26 July 2008
Thursday 24 July 2008
Wednesday 16 July 2008
The company charged with building a space capsule that will take America's astronauts back to the moon has made an urgent appeal - for urine.
Michael DeBakey: Cardiovascular surgeon whose innovations revolutionised the treatment of heart patients
Monday 14 July 2008
Michael DeBakey was the world's most innovative heart surgeon. A high-flier from his student days, he was one of the first surgeons to operate on the heart, performing 60,000 operations over 70 years with exceptional skill and judgement. He operated on world leaders including presidents John F. Kennedy, Lyndon B. Johnson and Richard Nixon, Boris Yeltsin, The Duke of Windsor, King Hussein of Jordan, the Shah of Iran and stars such as Marlene Dietrich.
Saturday 05 July 2008
The main news tonight: a television reporter is making front-page headlines across America, after being entangled in a scandalous love triangle during a posting to Baghdad.
Saturday 19 April 2008
Friday 04 April 2008
The co-creator of the controversial hit musical Jerry Springer: The Opera has got another icon of modern American pop culture in his sights, the late glamour model Anna Nicole Smith.
Friday 28 March 2008
When I caught R.E.M. rehearsing material from this album at last year's Dublin shows, the new songs sounded fresh and intriguing. I don't know what's happened in the interim, but Accelerate isn't anything like as exciting as anticipated. Its muscular riffing recalls the mainstream-rock moves of Lifes Rich Pageant and Document but, crucially, without the winning melodies and the sense of ambitious necessity.
Wednesday 26 March 2008
Tuesday 25 March 2008
Tuesday 11 March 2008
Maybe there are just not enough babies being born in America. Whatever the reason, knitting nuts across the land have taken their skills outdoors, creating crocheted coverings for everything from whole trees to door knobs and park benches. It is almost as if Cristo suddenly went stitch-crazy.
Thursday 06 March 2008
The only black face in the Ukip manifesto is on the page about overseas aid
If I’m being racially abused I don’t need a stranger with a saviour complex to rescue me
Ukip is the only main political party to not address LGBT rights in its manifesto
BBC election debate: The one photo that summed up the whole 90-minute leaders debate
Religion isn't growing, it is becoming vigorous in its demise, says philosopher AC Grayling
Food banks: One million Britons will soon be using them, according to Trussell Trust
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