General Editorial

General Editorial

General Editorial News, Human Interest, and Lifestyle Feature Stories

General Editorial

General Editorial
General Editorial News, Human Interest, and Lifestyle Feature Stories

International Holodomor Remembrance Torch in Baltimore Commemorates Ukrainian Genocide

BALTIMORE, Md. -- A solemn candlelight commemoration and lighting of the International Holodomor Remembrance Torch was held in Baltimore on May 29, 2008 to...

Black Unity Family Commemorates King Assassination

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- In commemoration of the 40th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., The Black Unity Family, a diverse, nonpartisan coalition of groups and individuals co-convened by Dr. Dorothy I. Height, Dr. Joseph E. Lowery, Dr. Barbara Williams-Skinner and Melanie L. Campbell, released the following "Letter to Fellow Americans."

Controversial Author of 'Mojave Winds' Exploring How Veterans of Iraq Adapt to Civilian Life

IRVINE, Calif. -- The recent novel, "Mojave Winds" (ISBN: 978-0-9801383-0-6), by Mark Biskeborn, has been met with widespread interest and some controversy. On the eve of the 5th anniversary of the Iraq invasion and in light of the recent Winter Soldier conference, the new novel attracts a great deal of attention to the plight of returning Iraq War Veterans, and their struggles to integrate back into society.

Pope Visit to U.S. Prompts Peaceful Protest March for Protection of Religions from Exclusivism

NEW YORK, N.Y. -- On April 18th, Pope Benedict XVI will address the United Nations General Assembly as part of his first visit to the United States as leader of the Catholic Church. In response to this event, the Forum for the Protection of Religious Pluralism (FPRP) is organizing a peaceful march, which will proceed at 10 a.m. on Friday, April 18 from the United Nations building to the Gandhi statue in Union Square Park.

International Group including Centre for Global Negotiations Launches Plan For Global Commons

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. -- An unprecedented move to gather worldwide commentary on a new "global commons" was announced this week in Berlin by an international coalition including the Philadelphia nonprofit organization, Centre for Global Negotiations. The proposal calls for wide-ranging discussions on a common action plan, authored by the world's people, to address transnational problems and create checks and balances on the world's governmental and corporate sectors.

New Book 'An Officer and A Junkie' Speaks About Drug Addiction in the Military in First Ever Documented Memoir

DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla. -- In the forthcoming memoir, "An Officer and A Junkie: From West Point to the Point of No Return" (ISBN: 0-7573-0639-6, HCI Books) author and West Point graduate Michael Winder tells the powerful and fascinating true story of his drug-induced descent into literal madness - while serving as an officer in the United States Army. Winder offers readers a piercing glimpse into a world that few of us could ever imagine.

Holistic Pet Expert Recommends Visit to a Vet BEFORE Pet Gets Sick

DANA POINT, Calif. -- Holistic Pet Expert, Susan Blake Davis from Ask Ariel Your Pet Nutritionist is urging pet owners to take their pets to the veterinarian BEFORE their pets act sick. Davis says that holistic and preventative veterinary care are the keys to pet health and longevity.

Six Positive Predictions for 2008, Make Them Happen

MOUNTAIN LAKES, N.J. -- New terror attack? Pandemic? Recession? Killer bees? No! Only positive predictions, please. That's the attitude of Richard W. Samson, founder of SuperLife World Service, a web network that made its debut last month. "Enough bad news, already," says Samson.

Guinness World Record Broken for Most Sumo Squats

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. -- On December 16, at the age of almost 40, Dr. Thienna, a leading skin care author who is conscious of health and fitness on all levels, broke the Guinness Book World Record for the most Sumo squats in one hour. The event was overseen by an official adjudicator from the U.K. at the San Francisco State University Basketball Gymnasium.

Geneticist Attempts Guinness Record for Most Squats

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. -- On Sunday, December 16 at 2:00 p.m., a Guinness World Records (GWR) adjudicator from the United Kingdom will attend a record-breaking attempt by Dr. Thienna Ho. Dr. Thienna is challenging the current record of 4,656 squats in one hour.

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