On a recent afternoon, the friends who carried Elias's coffin to his grave and several of their mothers gathered in the apartment his family rents because their home remains damaged. They are learning to cope with their loss, they said, in part by spending time with one another. … [Read more...] about For Beirut’s survivors, days of waking nightmares
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"This Nobel Prize reflects this recognition of suffering and the need for just reparations for female victims of rape and sexual violence in countries across the world and on all continents," Mukwege said in a statement. "I dedicate this Nobel Prize to women of all countries in the world, harmed by conflict and facing violence every day. ... To the survivors from all over the world, I would like to tell you that through this prize, the world is listening to you and refuses to remain indifferent. The world refuses to stand idly in the face of your suffering." … [Read more...] about Nobel Peace Prize winners prove survivor stories matter
According to a criminal complaint, Huber appeared to reach for the suspect's gun with his hand while holding the skateboard in the other. As Huber tried to grab the gun, the suspect pointed it at his body and fired one round, video shows and the complaint reiterates. … [Read more...] about Sole survivor of Kenosha protests shootings speaks out for first time
The economic impact of the pandemic has been perhaps as devastating as the misinformation. In the most recent quarter, the US economy shrank by an estimated 32.9%, which was the worst fall ever recorded. (Yes, a worse economic contraction than any quarter of the Great Depression). Unemployment, which is a better measure of individuals' suffering, has also reached a record, bring with it all the anxiety that comes with the sudden loss of work and bill-paying security. … [Read more...] about Trump may reach a new milestone by Election Day
Carrara said the bubbles were like a "Damocles sword," and soon enough, in early June, a cough sent his oxygen levels dipping. His girlfriend rushed him to the hospital. He had a tube inserted into his lungs for a week. A month later, it happened again - dipping oxygen; another hospital trip; another surgery to drain his lung - except this time, he wasn't even sure what set it off. He felt a rage about his body. He said he wished the surgeon would "just cut my lung out." … [Read more...] about Italy’s Bergamo is calling back coronavirus survivors. About half say they haven’t fully recovered.