Colorado Passes Strict Concussion Law for Young Athletes

As concern over sports-related injuries increase across the nation, Colorado is taking action. Gov. John Hickenlooper signed a bill into law on Tuesday requiring football coaches of all public and private middle schools, junior high schools, high schools and recreational youth sports to take online training to effectively recognize symptoms of a concussion. The law…

Woman Claiming Rape by Gaddafi’s Men is Taken Away by Libyan Authorities

A visibly distraught woman stormed into a hotel in Tripoli, Libya’s capital city, on Saturday screaming she had been gang raped by Gaddafi’s guards. That woman’s name, as we later learned, is Iman Al-Obeidi. Al-Obeidi’s desperate cries were crippling as she showed journalists bruises on her face and ankles.  Tears streamed down her face as…

Cuba Condemns Foreign Involvement in Libya

Cuba condemns foreign military intervention in Libya as a “gross manipulation” of the UN charter. Cuba supports the right of Libyans to exercise self-determination and overthrow Gaddafi but thinks foreign nations should respect Libyan sovereignty. The Cuban Foreign Ministry issued a statement highlighting the need for dialogue and negotiations rather than physical force. The United…