Andy Parker, father of slain Virginia journalist: Vote to save lives from gun violence

Andy Parker, father of slain Virginia journalist: Vote to save lives from gun violence

Newsweek

Two months after his daughter’s fatal shooting on live television in Virginia shocked the world, Andy Parker called on his fellow Americans to participate in elections to remove from office officials who don’t support passing gun laws to reduce violence. “I don’t know about you, but I’m tired of these lame condolences from politicians,” he said…

Lindsey Graham Praises Clinton’s Liquor Tolerance

Lindsey Graham Praises Clinton’s Liquor Tolerance

Newsweek

Republican presidential candidate hopeful Lindsey Graham pregamed for the third GOP debate in Boulder, Colorado, on Tuesday night, tending bar and mingling with journalists at the Politics on Tap event, hosted by CNN. Graham served beers and shots of Jack Daniels, and even made a toast to Donald Trump, according to political reporter Dave Weigel. And…

Gunman shoots three people at Indianapolis mall: police

Gunman shoots three people at Indianapolis mall: police

Reuters A gunman opened fire on Wednesday inside the Washington Square Mall on the east side of Indianapolis, and three people were wounded, police said. An Indianapolis Metropolitan Police spokesman said the shooting occurred at about 6:30 p.m. in a mall corridor where the suspect encountered a man he knew and opened fire, wounding him

A radioactive band-aid may heal skin cancer

A radioactive band-aid may heal skin cancer

Medical Daily

Radiotherapy, a common cancer treatment, involves the use of directed, high-energy radiation. So to heal one form of skin cancer, scientists are now developing a type of radiotherapeutic bandage. Though tested only on animals so far, the bandage delivers radiotherapy directly to a squamous cell carcinoma (tumor), and might someday replace existing treatments, according to University…

Ferguson man shot in face during exchange with police

Ferguson man shot in face during exchange with police

International Business Times

Update 6:34 p.m. EDT : The Normandy Police Department released a statement Wednesday afternoon after a potential police shooting case spread across social media. Police were called to the scene at 2:00 p.m. CDT by concerned family members to tend to a “suicidal subject,” an 18-year-old male whose name was not revealed. When officers tried to…

Hitler comedy tops German box office

Hitler comedy tops German box office

Newsweek

Germany is going crazy for Adolf Hitler—this time at the box office. A Borat-style film imagining the Fuhrer’s return from the dead to modern-day Berlin knocked Disney’s Inside Out out of the top spot over the weekend to become Germany’s No. 1 film, according to The Guardian. Look Who’s Back (Er Ist Wieder Da) has made…