NEW YORK — Nearly three million Americans joined jihadist conflicts in the Middle East over the past decade, according to a massive joint investigation conducted by The Huffington Post, Salon and The New York Times. Read more
It’s the proverbial “thousand-yard stare” that was associated with shell shock in WWI. Today we know it as the beast of PTSD.
“Wars damage the civilian society as much as they damage the enemy. Soldiers never get over it.”
― Paul Fussell
At 5:13 a.m., an earthquake estimated at close to 8.0 on the Richter scale strikes San Francisco, California, killing hundreds of people as it topples numerous buildings. The quake was caused by a slip of the San Andreas Fault over a segment about 275 miles long, and shock waves could be felt from southern Oregon down to Los Angeles. Read more