US Military Uses Skin-Eating White Phosphorus in Iraq, Again
Images posted on a website linked to the Pentagon clearly show US Army personnel firing white phosphorus munitions against the Islamic State group in Iraq, despite the chemical's volatility, and horrific injuries. Read more.
The World Health Organization on Wednesday declared the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo a "public health emergency of international concern," a rare designation only used for the gravest epidemics. Read more.
Douglas Crimp, a groundbreaking art scholar, curator, writer, editor, educator and AIDS activist who challenged the field of art history by insisting on seeing it in a social context, died on July 5 at his...read more.