'Illegal to save children': Parents attack govt. over criminalization of medical cannabis (VIDEO)

'Illegal to save children': Parents attack govt. over criminalization of medical cannabis (VIDEO)

The British government is “making it illegal to save our children,” the parent of a three-year-old epileptic boy said as the debate over the legalization of cannabis for medical purposes rages on. Tommy McNally, whose son Mason suffers from epilepsy, told RT’s Going Underground program there is a “clear difference” between legalizing cannabis for recreational […]

The Red Cross Ousted an Executive Over Sexual Harassment—Then Got Him a Job at Save the Children

This story was originally published by ProPublica. When Save the Children hired Gerald Anderson in 2013, the global charity believed it was hiring a veteran humanitarian executive with a sterling resume. Anderson had spent more than 15 years working around the world for the American Red Cross, rising through the ranks to lead the group’s massive […]

Save the Children offices attacked in Jalalabad, Afghanistan

Save the Children offices attacked in Jalalabad, Afghanistan

Media playback is unsupported on your device Attackers have detonated explosives before storming the offices of the Save the Children charity in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad. At least two people have been killed and 12 injured, officials say. It is believed about 50 staff were in the building at the time. The Islamic […]

UN appeals for nearly $3 billion to save millions in Yemen

UN appeals for nearly $3 billion to save millions in Yemen

SANAA: The United Nations on Sunday made what it said was a record appeal for aid to Yemen, calling for nearly $ 3 billion in humanitarian relief for the war-torn country. The $ 2.96 billion will be used to respond to an ever-broadening crisis in Yemen, where war, looming famine and cholera have killed thousands […]

Cocktail umbrellas can save Earth from the Anthropocene

Cocktail umbrellas can save Earth from the Anthropocene

Liz Foster Light Painting Photography/Alamy Stock Photo By Jonathon Keats When naturalist William Bartram explored the south-east of what’s now the US in the early 1770s, he discovered gopher tortoises, sandhill cranes and rivers overflowing with trout and bream. Retracing Bartram’s path in 2007, artist Mark Dion found golfers, retirees and highways jammed with SUVs. […]

Ban on weedkiller glyphosate won’t save anyone from cancer

Ban on weedkiller glyphosate won’t save anyone from cancer

The evidence doesn’t add upCactuSoup/Getty The widely used weedkiller glyphosate is available in every garden store, but now there are fears it can cause cancer. Politicians in Europe were sufficiently alarmed that the European parliament called for a ban. The final decision rests with members states, who have delayed until November the vote on renewing […]

Dimming the sun could save corals from bleaching and hurricanes

Dimming the sun could save corals from bleaching and hurricanes

Can geoengineering protect corals from the warming climate?ullstein bild/Getty By Lou Del Bello Time for artificial planet coolers? A cooling “sunshade” for the planet could reduce harmful coral bleaching and the number of hurricanes, which damage reefs. With the effects of climate change becoming increasingly apparent, the idea of squirting a cloud of sulphate aerosols […]