Disease Diagnosed in Texas: Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob

Disease Diagnosed in Texas: Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob

Disease from beef products infected with “mad cow” has caused the death of a Texas man from Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (vCJD). The diagnosis was confirmed after an autopsy of victim’s brain was completed.The CDC and the state of Texas have said the death is related to beef consumed while the victim was traveling outside the United States. […]

California Rep Co-Sponsored Mental Health and Gun Control Bill [Video]

California Rep Co-Sponsored Mental Health and Gun Control Bill [Video]

California Congresswoman Lois Capps, along with 22 other Democratic members of the United States House of Representatives co-sponsored, on May 30, a bill aimed at promoting mental health and community safety through gun-control. Dubbed the “Promoting Healthy Minds for Safer Communities Act of 2014,” the bill lays a foundation for stricter background checks for at-risk […]

Edward Snowden Warns Nation to ‘Act Now If We Want Privacy’ [Video]

Edward Snowden Warns Nation to ‘Act Now If We Want Privacy’ [Video]

Edward Snowden, the man responsible for leaking evidence of the United States government’s secretive surveillance programs to journalists Glenn Greenwald and Laura Poitras just over a year ago, warns the nation that if citizens don’t act now, Americans may not be able to regain privacy. “If we don’t act to establish international standards that are […]