GOTODAYNEWS.COM: Top News and Analysis 2019-06-14, 18:39

Madonna tackles gun control, LGBTQ rights in new album 'Madam X'

Madonna released her 14th studio album and pulled no punches when talking about LGBTQ and womens’ rights as well as advocating for gun control in America....

Madonna tackles gun control, LGBTQ rights in new album 'Madam X'

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Madonna: Madame X review – her most bizarre album ever (Live Nation/Interscope/Maverick)The lows, featuring white-saviour narratives and witless lyrics, are really low. But by embracing Latin pop, Madonna ...
2019-06-04, 01:52

Madonna takes on frightening world with new album 'Madame X' Gun control, poverty and the marginalized, Madonna's new album "Madame X" sees the Queen of Pop wanting to "fight back" in what she sees as a frighten...
2019-06-13, 23:26

Botswana scraps gay sex laws in big victory for LGBTQ rights in Africa Botswana's High Court has overturned a colonial-era law criminalizing consensual same-sex relations in a landmark victory for Africa's LGBTQ movements...
2019-06-11, 07:52

Democratic candidate Buttigieg: 'No going back' in fight for LGBTQ rights Democrat Pete Buttigieg, running to become the first openly gay U.S. president, told activists at an Iowa Pride festival on Saturday there was "no goi...
2019-06-08, 18:13

Americans' perception of LGBTQ rights under federal law largely incorrect: Reuters/Ipsos Almost half of all Americans incorrectly believe that federal law protects lesbian, gay and bisexual people from discrimination on the basis of sexual...
2019-06-11, 10:13

Taylor Swift pens letter to Republican senator urging him to back LGBTQ rights Swift calls on home-state senator to support Equality Act‘Let’s demand … our laws truly treat all our citizens equally’Taylor Swift kicked off Pride M...
2019-06-01, 15:13

Survey Shows Americans Are Becoming More Supportive of Transgender Rights Amid Federal Rollback of LGBTQ Protections More than six in ten Americans say they have become more supportive of transgender rights compared to their stances five years ago, according to a new...
2019-06-11, 12:13

White House hopeful vows to overturn Trump ban on transgender troops as he promises to protect LGBTQ rights Democratic presidential hopeful Beto O'Rourke has unveiled a plan to improve gay rights in the United States and overturn the Trump administration's b...
2019-06-12, 21:00

Venezuela: At least 20 dead, situation could ‘rapidly spiral out of control’ warns UN rights chief UN human rights chief Michelle Bachelet warned on Friday that the situation in Venezuela could “rapidly spiral out of control”, amid ongoing deadly vi...
2019-05-21, 11:52

The City of London Finally Tackles Its Drink Problem Lloyd’s of London and the London Metal Exchange are bastions of sexism and boorishness. It’s great that they’ve banned alcohol, but it’s only a start....
2019-06-16, 05:13

Koch tackles poverty by coaching nonprofits on business SEATTLE (AP) — Charles Koch’s latest initiative tackling poverty embodies both the wealthy industrialist’s business acumen and his distast...
2019-06-05, 03:39

Moi aussi? Conflicted France at last tackles sexual harassment Thousands contact pioneering ‘chat’ project set up by police to help victims of abuseOn the third floor of a modern police station west of Paris, an a...
2019-06-01, 15:13

Many Indian farmers voted for Modi the strongman, but now hope he tackles their woes Many farmers in three big states in the Indian heartland voted for Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his strong record on national security, but they e...
2019-05-24, 11:13

78 Seconds Of Batshit Argentine Soccer Features Violent Tackles, Tears, Unconscionable Flopping Argentine soccer is plagued by a bullshit macho culture where the biggest sin is losing and the biggest virtue is lunging about, heedlessly throwing y...
2019-05-29, 13:13

The creators of Star Control have settled their lawsuit against the developer who made Star Control: The creators of Star Control have settled their lawsuit against the developer who made Star Control: Origins, a spiritual successor to the 1990 advent...
2019-06-12, 12:00

Tony-nominated 'Ferryman' tackles N. Ireland troubles Based on partner Laura Donnelly's family tragedy, Jez Butterworth tackles Northern Ireland troubles in “The Ferryman.” The play has r...
2019-06-10, 15:26

Madonna: 'I wanted to be somebody – because I felt like a nobody’ She wanted to rule the world – and did. Madonna looks back on four decades of fame, why the music industry needs a #MeToo moment, and her still insati...
2019-06-14, 03:52

Madonna perfects her off-key Eurovision act online JERUSALEM (AP) — The Queen of Pop has cleaned up her act. After her much-panned performance in the Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv on Saturday, Ma...
2019-05-21, 16:13

60 Crazy Facts About Madonna You Probably Didn't Know There's no one quite like Madonna. Though there have been many imitators and pretenders to the throne in the 30+ years that she's been reigning as th...
2019-06-14, 11:00

Madonna releases jarring 'Dark Ballet' Madonna's latest music video -- for a song called "Dark Ballet" -- evokes religious images and symbols reminiscent of her controversial music videos f...
2019-06-07, 14:52

Madonna's Eurovision video apparently doctored-up An official YouTube video has emerged with the Queen of Pop singing her song "Like a Prayer" as she appeared at the Eurovision Song Contest finale on ...
2019-05-21, 09:01

Madonna, on Eurovision, says she won't bow 'to suit someone's political agenda' Pop superstar Madonna on Tuesday explained her decision to perform at the Eurovision Song Contest in Israel this week, saying that she will always spe...
2019-05-21, 08:52

Madonna: Weinstein 'crossed lines' when we worked together Madonna has become the latest star to speak out about Harvey Weinstein, saying the now disgraced film mogul "crossed lines and boundaries" when they w...
2019-06-06, 10:00

Madonna: Instagram designed to make people feel bad Pop singer says platform enslaves people to their image and gaining approval of othersMadonna has criticised Instagram, which she says enslaves people...
2019-06-15, 11:26

Madonna steals the show at Eurovision — for the wrong reasons The leaked news that the Queen of Pop would perform at the Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv was followed by rumors that she'd backed down. But then...
2019-05-21, 09:01

Justifying our love: An hour of Madonna’s greatest non-hits Madonna is modern pop’s original icon, someone whose music and influence will be shared, enjoyed, and debated for decades to come. A capital-S “Star” ...
2019-06-13, 12:52

Eurovision: Madonna mixes politics with a classic hit during performance Madonna's hugely anticipated performance during the Eurovision Song Contest in Israel drew plaudits from the crowd but raised eyebrows among the show'...
2019-05-21, 08:38

Madonna: 'Harvey Weinstein crossed lines when we worked together' Singer recalls mogul being ‘incredibly sexually flirtatious’ when they worked together for 1991 documentaryMadonna has said that the disgraced film mo...
2019-06-06, 14:00

Madonna mixes politics with a classic hit during Eurovision performance Madonna's hugely anticipated performance during the Eurovision Song Contest in Israel drew plaudits from the crowd but raised eyebrows among the show'...
2019-05-21, 10:13

Madonna gets into Eurovision groove in Tel Aviv despite Palestinian criticism Pop star Madonna took time out ahead of her scheduled guest performance at the Eurovision Song Contest in Israel, attending an evening event in Tel Av...
2019-05-21, 08:52

Madonna Says Harvey Weinstein "Crossed Lines and Boundaries" With Her Madonna is opening up about her experience working with Harvey Weinstein. In a new profile on the superstar singer, published by the New York Times o...
2019-06-05, 15:52

Madonna ‘Madame X’ review: Re-energized Material Girl gets freaky While Bruce Springsteen gracefully accepts his senior citizenship on his new album, “Western Stars,” Madonna isn’t having any part of acting like an o...
2019-06-13, 20:39

Madonna: Madame X review – a splendidly bizarre return to form (Interscope)Madonna’s 14th studio album is an engrossing mix of Latinate beats, political allusion – and Joan of ArcMadonna is in her fourth decade of...
2019-06-08, 11:00

Madonna and The Boss lead an otherwise indie-heavy June in new music Aside from new albums by Madonna and Bruce Springsteen, June is slim on big-name releases for the time being, and we very much expect some surprise an...
2019-06-01, 22:13

Pop Icon Madonna Says She Feels "Raped" By New York Times Profile Pop icon Madonna said she felt "raped" by an in-depth profile of her in The New York Times, calling the newspaper "one of the founding fathers of the ...
2019-06-07, 13:39

Madonna felt ‘raped’ by New York Times profile she considers sexist Madonna slammed The New York Times as one of the “founding fathers of patriarchy,” saying she felt “raped” by a recent profile the Gray Lady published...
2019-06-06, 16:39

Madonna loses appeal in suit over Tupac Shakur love letter An appellate court Tuesday denied Madonna‘s bid to salvage a lawsuit that sought to block the sale of her personal items — including a letter from her...
2019-06-05, 09:00

Madonna to headline Pride event at Hudson River Park’s Pier 97 It’s official: Madonna will get into the groove at World Pride NYC. After months of speculation by rabid fans, NYC Pride confirmed Monday that the Mat...
2019-06-03, 15:52

Eff That Little Album You’re Asking For, Rihanna Is on a Boat With Her Boo and His Fam Rihanna and her billionaire boo Hassan Jameel have gotten an early start on their summer of love, it seems! The pair were recently spotted by photogra...
2019-06-07, 17:39

Madonna loses appeal over auction of Tupac Shakur breakup letter, other items Madonna lost a court battle to keep a trove of intimate belongings including a pair of satin panties, a brush containing her hair and a breakup letter...
2019-06-04, 16:26

Rammstein releases first studio album in 10 years The German band Rammstein has finally put out a new album. If the songs on the self-titled album are any indication, the musicians seem to have become...
2019-05-21, 09:01

Rent Madonna's East End location: the Stepney Green property was used in a Vogue photoshoot featuring the superstar She's on the cover of British Vogue this month with an accompanying video showing her frolicking in this fab retro flat in a former Victorian school h...
2019-05-22, 11:39

Law and Order: SVU Needs a New ADA, So Why Not Make Them An LGBTQ Character? It's been nearly a decade since Law & Order: SVU had an out member of the LGBTQ community as part of its series regular cast. Time for that to change....
2019-05-30, 10:26

Taylor Swift Reveals Her Biggest Clue Yet About Her New Album OMG! Did Taylor Swift just reveal the title of her new album? The superstar singer, who has been dropping clues about her new music, just shared the ...
2019-05-24, 18:52

Relationship status with Morrissey’s new covers album: It’s complicated Morrissey has never made it easy on people who prefer to separate art from artist, but that was often part of his appeal. Even during his star-making ...
2019-05-23, 15:39

A Billboard No. 1 Is at Stake, So Here’s an Album With Your Taylor Swift Hoodie About half the 39 titles that topped the charts last year were sold as part of ticket or merchandise “bundles.” Now even some who benefited from the s...
2019-06-09, 15:13

Radiohead: MiniDiscs (Hacked) review – blueprints for the best album of the 90s This hoard of material from the OK Computer era is an endlessly interesting chronicle of a band reinventing the mainstream by rejecting it‘Not v inter...
2019-06-12, 06:00

Peter Frampton opens up about his health issues, new album Peter Frampton is trying to record and perform as much as he can before health issues affect his music.        ...
2019-05-30, 11:52

Avicii's friends carry on his legacy with new album More than a year after Avicii's death at age 28, singer Aloe Blacc asks: "Why aren't you still here?" The Swedish DJ-producer's friends...
2019-06-06, 10:52

'I had to honour him': the friends who finished Avicii's final album After the EDM star died aged 28 last year, his family decided that his album Tim should be completed. How did the chosen collaborators handle such a s...
2019-06-06, 10:13

Miley Cyrus releases new album, 'SHE IS COMING,' first of EP trilogy Miley Cyrus dropped her new album “SHE IS COMING” on midnight Friday. It's reportedly the first of three, six-song EPs the songstress plans to release...
2019-05-31, 06:52

Blaque: How a forgotten R&B trio rescued their album from oblivion Blaque had the world at their feet but a double tragedy left them struggling to release their musicThere was a moment, around the turn of the millenni...
2019-06-14, 10:13

Swift calls out homophobes on new song, announces 7th album NEW YORK (AP) — Taylor Swift’s latest song has a new target: homophobes. The pop star released a new tune called “You Need to Calm Down...
2019-06-14, 03:00

Selena Gomez announces her first new album in four years is imminent Selena Gomez told Jimmy Fallon on "The Tonight Show" Tuesday that she just has a few more finishing touches before she releases his first new album in...
2019-06-12, 14:13

Pride Month celebrates the LGBTQ community TUCSON – June is Pride Month –  it is to honor the Stonewall Riots in Manhattan, which was the tipping point for the Gay Rights Movement in the ...
2019-06-03, 19:13

8 LGBTQ Documentaries to Watch During Pride Month Every June, members of the LGBTQ community and allies celebrate Pride Month. While many honor Pride by attending parades throughout the world, others ...
2019-06-04, 17:52

The Latest: Detroit man arraigned in LGBTQ shootings DETROIT (AP) — The Latest on a man charged with fatally shooting three people and wounding two others because they were part of the LGBTQ community (a...
2019-06-07, 15:52

Investing opportunities are expanding for the LGBTQ community In a reflection of the progress LGBTQ Americans have made, the range of investment products tailored to their concerns has also been growing in scope ...
2019-06-04, 09:13

Which Pride Month Merchandise Actually Helps LGBTQ Causes? This June, President Trump is celebrating the start of Pride month by trying to make a profit—and selling a new line of “LGBTQ for Trump” T-shirts on ...
2019-05-24, 21:52

LGBTQ play canceled after actors attacked Two actors were subjected to a homophobic assault Saturday in Southampton, southern England, resulting in the cancellation of two performances of an a...
2019-06-10, 18:39

Forever Whitney: A Houston Hologram Tour Is in the Works and Maybe a New Album, Too Seven years after Whitney Houston’s untimely death at the age of 48, her estate has struck a deal to create a number of money-making opportunities, in...
2019-05-21, 09:52

Taylor Swift Announces New Album Lover and Song "You Need to Calm Down" It's official! Taylor Swift has announced the name of her new album: Lover! On Thursday afternoon, the Grammy winner took to her Instagram Live to sh...
2019-06-13, 18:00

Liam Gallagher announces release date for his next solo album Fresh off of a documentary that seemed to be all about how much of a dick he is and how much he enjoys his reputation as a dick, Liam Gallagher—who us...
2019-06-13, 12:52

Whitney Houston’s Estate Plans a Hologram Tour and a New Album The family of the singing star, who died seven years ago, has reached a deal with the marketing company behind the posthumous resurgence of Bob Marley...
2019-05-21, 09:13

Bruce Springsteen to record a new E Street Band album in the fall Bruce Springsteen said he will record a new E Street Band album in the fall, followed by an international tour.        ...
2019-05-28, 14:52

To be continued … can the sequel album save Usher’s musical reputation? The R&B star has hinted at a follow-up to Confessions, but history is littered with late-career gimmicksThe last we heard from Usher Raymond IV, he wa...
2019-05-24, 10:52

Google will work with LGBTQ+ groups on harassment policies In the wake of YouTube's controversial decision not to pull videos containing homophobic and racist attacks, Google CEO Sundar Pichai wrote an in...
2019-06-12, 17:39

New Organization Aims to Increase Visibility for the LGBTQ+ in Motorsport Motorsport isn’t known for being the most diverse and inclusive thing in the world, and visibility for minorities has always needed more work. Racing ...
2019-06-06, 16:39

YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki Apologises to LGBTQ Community After the LGBTQ community called out to YouTube for not considering homophobic remarks as violation of its platform's policies, company CEO Susan Wojc...
2019-06-11, 13:52

Axe body spray defends LGBTQ pride on Twitter In a tweet that has since gone viral, Axe, the popular body wash and spray brand, defended LGBT Pride and gay rights. Pride Month began in June. ...
2019-06-06, 13:26

From All in the Family to Pose and Special, Celebrate TV's LGBTQ History We've come a long way, babies. In the years since All in the Family introduced the first gay character in primetime TV, there's now Pose, an acclaimed...
2019-06-03, 11:13

Police detail man’s threat behind panic at DC LGBTQ parade WASHINGTON (AP) — A man threatened another person with a BB gun during an LGBTQ pride parade in the nation’s capital and set off a panic that se...
2019-06-09, 17:26

Slaughter Beach, Dog announce new album, Safe And Also No Fear, with 2 excellent singles Slaughter Beach, Dog began as a lo-fi side project for Modern Baseball’s Jake Ewald, but has since evolved into a full-band affair on the verge of its...
2019-05-28, 17:39

Raphael Saadiq Is About to Make Your Summer Better With the August Release of His New Album, Jimmy Lee Raphael Saadiq, the most underappreciated R&B artist of all time, is about to bring forth the sound and light with his Aug. 23 release, Jimmy Lee....
2019-06-07, 17:39

DJ Khaled talks fatherhood, Nipsey Hussle and new album ‘Father of Asahd’ DJ Khaled has taken being a doting, devoted dad to a new level with “Father of Asahd,” his star-studded new album that dropped on Friday. For the seco...
2019-05-21, 08:38

Jonas Brothers launch ‘Happiness Begins’ album with Spotify carnival For the Jonas Brothers, “Happiness Begins” with a carnival. The JoBros launched their reunion album, “Happiness Begins,” with just that: a Spotify-spo...
2019-06-07, 12:13

Stevie Nicks and Harry Styles are playing together again, and fans are getting eager for an album Back when Harry Styles was a boy band sensation, no one would’ve guessed that he’d find a muse and collaborator in Stevie Nicks. Now, though, their pe...
2019-05-29, 18:52

The Cure: Disintegration review – album set flatters to deceive, and then prolongs the pain Despite its best efforts, the band cannot mask the fact that the original record has its fair share of flawsDisintegration a classic album? For that i...
2019-05-25, 02:00

Whitney Houston's estate announces plans for hologram tour, new album Whitney Houston's estate has announced plans to start a hologram tour and release music of unreleased tracks among other projects related to the late ...
2019-05-21, 10:39

Titus Andronicus made an extremely weird "sitcom" to promote its new album A month ago, Titus Andronicus released a video for “(I Blame) Society,” the first single off its upcoming sixth album An Obelisk, but it failed to mak...
2019-05-30, 20:26

Sleater-Kinney announces new album The Center Won't Hold, produced by St. Vincent This morning, Sleater-Kinney confirmed what’s been suspected since it was revealed that it was working on new music with St. Vincent back in January: ...
2019-06-14, 11:39

Taylor Swift Just Announced the Summer Release Date for Her New Album Lover Finally, we have answers: Taylor Swift’s new album will be called Lover and will be released on Aug. 23 of this year, featuring 18 tracks. And h...
2019-06-13, 23:13

Taylor Swift reveals new album, ‘Lover’ cover art and release date You need to calm down — Taylor Swift officially announced her new album. “Lover,” her seventh full-length release, is coming out Aug. 23. ...
2019-06-13, 20:39

Skepta: Ignorance is Bliss review | Ben Beaumont-Thomas's album of the week (Boy Better Know)Expectations are high after the Mercury-winning Konnichiwa, but Skepta’s flow ensures this follow up is a sensual pleasureAny rock ba...
2019-05-31, 01:52

Google CEO Tries to Smooth Things Over After YouTube's Anti-LGBTQ Shitshow The complete and utter shitshow that is YouTube’s bungled response to addressing anti-LGBTQ harassment on its platform today brings us a response from...
2019-06-12, 20:26

Gov. DeSantis removes LGBTQ reference from Pulse anniversary proclamation Florida’s governor was accused of “straight-washing” his remembrance proclamation of the Pulse nightclub shooting on the third anniv...
2019-06-12, 15:52

Pence calls US ban on flying LGBTQ flags from embassies 'the right decision' Vice President Mike Pence defended the Trump administration's decision to prohibit American embassies from flying LGBT flags on their flagpoles to com...
2019-06-11, 18:26

Pride 2019: World's 15 biggest LGBTQ celebrations June is Pride Month and we're taking a look at all the exciting ways cities around the globe plan to celebrate the LGBTQ this year.   ...
2019-06-11, 13:26

Hear a new Pixies song from their upcoming album about “witches, Daniel Boone, misfits” Pixies dabbled in horror on 2016's Head Carrier, an album featuring multiple songs about a martyred bishop who may or may not have walked for six ...
2019-06-03, 20:52

Bruce Springsteen: Western Stars review | Alexis Petridis's album of the week (Columbia Records)Trailed as a break with tradition, the lush orchestrations and swooning vocals of this finely wrought album, in fact, chime beautifu...
2019-06-06, 10:13

Party for the Purple One: Jay-Z and Tidal to Host Release Celebrations for Prince’s Originals Album Prince not only colored the world with his own music, he also contributed to the music of other iconic artists. And, as we all know, that color was pu...
2019-05-29, 16:00

Album Review: For Jamila Woods, History Is Today’s Inspiration and Tomorrow’s Blueprint The Chicago singer and poet pays tribute to creative titans and offers lessons on how to triumph over the challenges of everyday life on “Legacy! Lega...
2019-05-21, 09:26

Celebrate the Jonas Brothers' New Album Happiness Begins With This Epic Throwback Video Joe Jonas is taking fans back to the Jonas Brothers' early days. To celebrate the release of the band's new album, Happiness Begins, the 29-year-old ...
2019-06-07, 14:26

Pity Ireland: the next page of the Trump family album | Hannah Jane Parkinson They’ve left the UK. Harry has unclenched his fists. They’ve arrived in Ireland. And Donald mentioned the wall …A collective sigh of relief as the Tru...
2019-06-06, 14:00

Teens, superheroes lead charge in LGBTQ Hollywood movie characters Movies like "Bohemian Rhapsody," "Love, Simon" and "Deadpool 2" helped increase the numbers of gay and bisexual characters in Hollywood movies last ye...
2019-05-23, 10:52

Public pressure prompts Ohio library to cancel LGBTQ event NEWARK, Ohio (AP) — Public opposition that included Ohio’s Republican House speaker has prompted a county library outside Columbus to cancel an ...
2019-06-01, 16:39

Some US embassies are still flying LGBTQ pride flags despite Trump administration advisory against it ANGELA WEISS/AFP/Getty Images US embassies and diplomatic missions are honoring LGBTQ pride month around the globe, despite the State Department's de...
2019-06-09, 18:00

Florida gov adds LGBTQ note to Pulse nightclub memorial after backlash Florida’s governor has changed his Pulse nightclub remembrance proclamation after being accused of “straight-washing” the massacre on its third annive...
2019-06-12, 15:52

Florida Governor Snubs LGBTQ Community on Eve of Pulse Shooting Anniversary Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is backtracking on Twitter after his proclamation on the third anniversary of the Pulse nightclub shooting garnered criticis...
2019-06-13, 03:13

For China's LGBTQ people, Taiwan's rainbow victory is a moment of joy and pain When Chinese gay rights activist Peng Yanhui heard that Taiwan had approved a bill legalizing same-sex marriage on May 17 as he boarded a flight, he b...
2019-05-23, 09:39

Stonewall Forever: 50 years after the raid that sparked the LGBTQ movement, it goes digital Stonewall Forever: As a digital monument to the Stonewall uprising debuts, the riots' legacy couldn't be more relevant today, LGBTQ activist...
2019-06-04, 14:39

Inside the Birth of Jennifer Lopez, the Pop Star, 20 Years After Her Debut Album Proved Everyone Wrong It may seem hard to believe now, but 20 years ago, the idea of Jennifer Lopez, the recording artist, was something of a gamble. Back in 1999, the In ...
2019-06-02, 17:39

How Joy Division’s ‘Unknown Pleasures’ image went from underground album cover to a piece of cultural ubiquity Peter Saville was 22 years old when he designed the iconic cover, based on a diagram one of the band’s members discovered in a scientific encyclopedia...
2019-06-14, 12:26

Madonna sparks controversy at 'non-political' Eurovision with her flag display Madonna got political during her anticipated performance at Eurovision, following calls to boycott the event over the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. &...
2019-05-21, 09:13

Madonna: Harvey Weinstein 'crossed lines and boundaries' when we worked together Madonna tells "The New York Times" about how Harvey Weinstein was "sexually flirtatious and forward," and that no, she never tried to ask Trump out. ...
2019-06-06, 05:00

Madonna trashes New York Times profile, defends using the term 'raped' The singer claimed that the publication "Is one of the founding fathers of the Patriarchy."        ...
2019-06-06, 15:26

Taylor Swift Urges GOP Senator to Support LGBTQ Equality Act: ‘Think About the Lives You Could Change’ Taylor Swift is imploring Republican Sen. Lamar Alexander of Tennessee to defend LGBTQ rights by supporting the Equality Act. The legislation, which p...
2019-06-01, 20:00

Google Celebrates 50 Years of LGBTQ Pride with ‘Living Monument’ to the Stonewall Riots To celebrate 50 years of LGBTQ Pride, Google is debuting a “living monument” to the Stonewall Riots. In conjunction with the The Center, ...
2019-06-04, 15:13

Democrat presidential hopeful Beto O'Rourke outlines LGBTQ policy proposal Democratic presidential hopeful Beto O'Rourke on Wednesday outlined his proposal to improve gay rights in the United States and to reverse what he cal...
2019-06-12, 10:52

Donald Trump Campaigned as a President for LGBTQ Americans. But He Keeps Rolling Back Protections for Them As a presidential candidate, Donald Trump repeatedly vowed to protect LGBTQ Americans. When a debate broke out over which bathrooms transgender indiv...
2019-05-26, 19:52

Sheriff: Fear of lawsuits is why Tennessee detective won't be fired over LGBTQ comments Knox County deputy Grayson Fritts can take a voluntary buyout, Sheriff Tom Spangler says, because Spangler fears a lawsuit from the ACLU.   ...
2019-06-14, 18:39

YouTube is failing the LGBTQ community by allowing Steven Crowder’s homophobic slurs Besides changing its logo to feature a rainbow of colors, YouTube is hardly celebrating Pride Month the right way this June, as it’s failed to address...
2019-06-05, 09:52

Pride 2019: The world's 15 biggest LGBTQ celebrations, from New York to Tel Aviv June is Pride Month and we're taking a look at all the exciting ways cities around the globe plan to celebrate the LGBTQ this year.   ...
2019-06-10, 19:13

Detective's sermon calling for LGBTQ executions far outside many Christian teachings, expert says Detective Grayson Fritts has defended his comments against the LGBTQ community. He is currently on leave and his pending cases are under review. ...
2019-06-14, 13:00

YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki apologizes to LGBTQ community over handling of anti-gay content YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki apologized at to the gay and lesbian community over the handling of anti-gay content on the Google owned video platform. &...
2019-06-10, 22:26

Nicholas Sparks tried to ban an LGBTQ+ club and student protest from his school, like a villain in a book And now for a bit of news as predictable as his novels: Per an extensive report from The Daily Beast, prolific heteronormative romance bro Nicholas Sp...
2019-06-13, 12:52

Gayming Magazine: New media platform aims to bring gaming LGBTQ+ communities together A new online magazine is set to take the gaming world by storm by acting as a hub for LGBTQ+ stories and voices across the industry. Here's what you n...
2019-05-31, 09:26

Tennessee detective's church sermon calls for execution of LGBTQ people Knox County Sheriff's Office detective Grayson Fritts made references to his law enforcement role during the sermon at All Scripture Baptist Chur...
2019-06-12, 18:13

Beto O'Rourke's plan for LGBTQ equality aims to overturn Trump policies Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke released a proposal Wednesday morning to achieve equality for LGBTQ Americans and reinstate protection...
2019-06-12, 11:52

Chick-fil-A's Miami airport location gets pushback from city leader over anti-LGBTQ stance A Miami city leader wants to stop Chick-fil-A from opening at the city's airport due to the company's financial support of anti-LGBTQ causes...
2019-05-22, 14:52

Nicholas Sparks reportedly tried to ban an LGBTQ club at the private prep school he founded, emails show MediaPunch/Diego Corredor via Associated Press The novelist Nicholas Sparks tried to shut down an LGBTQ club from being formed at the private prep sc...
2019-06-14, 00:00

Selena Gomez announces first album in four years, teases material about her 'huge' life moments After stepping away from the spotlight for a while, Selena Gomez revealed plans on "The Tonight Show" to release her first album in nearly four years....
2019-06-12, 07:26

Bruce Springsteen releases music video, 'Tucson Train,' ahead of anticipated summer album "Tucson Train," coupled with a Thom Zimny-directed music video, is the third single from the upcoming "Western Stars" album.     ...
2019-05-31, 18:00

Kiss! Kiss!: London bus attack began in a way familiar to many LGBTQ women Melania Geymonat said she and her partner were attacked by four men who wanted them to kiss for them. It began as harassment many queer women face. &...
2019-06-07, 16:52

Ariana Grande tells LGBTQ fans after homophobic protest outside show: 'You are all so loved' Ariana Grande apologized to her LGBTQ fans after anti-Pride protesters set up outside her concert venue in Atlanta and made homophobic comments. ...
2019-06-09, 15:26

All you need to control your Mac or iOS device is your voice Accessibility has become a popular avenue for tech companies lately, and today Apple revealed its latest push: Voice Control. With macOS Catalina and ...
2019-06-03, 15:26

Wiggins to Campenaerts: Take control "Bradley Wiggins has told Lotto–Soudal rider Victor Campenaerts that he should demand more from his team. Subscribe to The Bradley Wiggins Show podcas...
2019-05-27, 05:52

Taylor Swift shouts out LGBTQ fans, GLAAD on anti-hate anthem 'You Need To Calm Down' Taylor Swift dropped a new song, "You Need To Calm Down," celebrating Pride. This is the second song from her upcoming album "Lover."   ...
2019-06-14, 10:52

'Kill the problem': Alabama mayor apologizes for Facebook post criticizing LGBTQ people Mark Chambers, the mayor of Carbon Hill, Alabama, a town of about 2,000 people, said that he was sorry for making the comment.    ...
2019-06-05, 19:52

Taylor Swift shouts out to LGBTQ fans, GLAAD on anti-hate anthem 'You Need To Calm Down' Taylor Swift, who dropped 'You Need to Calm Down' at midnight, announced her new album, "Lover," on social media Thursday,   ...
2019-06-14, 10:52

Wedding Album: What Is Your Favorite Wedding Gift? Did you receive an item that has stood the test of time and you can’t imagine your life without it? Or do you have a go-to gift you give others? We wa...
2019-05-21, 09:01

Fed Re-Examines Its Own Ability to Control Inflation: What Next? Why does the Fed keep missing its inflation "target"? Here's a clue: $10 Trillion in debt outstanding. See what this looks like, in Chart of the Day....
2019-05-21, 14:26

How the underdog Raptors have taken control of the Finals The only Canadian team in the NBA is one game away from winning its first league championship when the Toronto Raptors host the Golden State Warriors ...
2019-06-10, 14:13

AI Weekly: California is trying to control big tech Tech giants are facing threats of regulation on many fronts, but California is poised to become ground zero, as a new feature for Amazon's Alexa sugge...
2019-05-31, 13:13

The planets might control the sun's activity - and it's not astrology Our sun goes through a cycle of activity every 11 years, and it may be kept consistent by a periodic alignment of Venus, Earth, and Jupiter in their o...
2019-06-04, 04:52

Make birth control over the counter Between New York legalizing abortion up until the point of birth and Alabama banning it with the sole exception of saving the life of the mother, our ...
2019-05-21, 09:39

Facebook’s Notifications Are Out of Control. Here’s How to Tame Them. Facebook already has you hooked, but now it wants to keep you engaged with dozens of notifications each day. Here’s how to get a little peace and quie...
2019-05-31, 12:13

These 15 countries control the world’s oil The 15 countries with the largest proven oil reserves span five continents and control between 12.8 billion barrels to 303.2 billion barrels of oil. ...
2019-05-22, 07:13

Quantum leaps are real – and now we can control them Quantum leaps are generally assumed to be instantaneous, but researchers have figured out how to intercept them midway, which may be useful in quantum...
2019-06-03, 13:00

Trump's use of tariffs could get 'out of control,' former US diplomat says U.S. President Donald Trump's latest threats to slap tariffs on Mexico may cause relations between the two neighbors to spiral "out of control," ...
2019-06-04, 05:26

Eminem's 'Slim Shady LP' turns 20: An oral history of the album that created a superstar Eminem's 'The Slim Shady LP' breakout album is marking its 20th anniversary. Here's the inside story from those who were there. &...
2019-05-21, 09:13

How to Outsmart Algorithms and Take Control of Your Information Diet “Certain algorithms,” says Tim Cook, “pull you toward the things you already know, believe, or like, and they push away everything else. Push back.” I...
2019-05-21, 10:26

This wearable band can control your body temperature Everyone loves to be comfortable, but what you consider to be a perfect temperature might be drastically different than the temperature preferred by a...
2019-05-21, 08:38

No more babies: April the Giraffe is going on birth control HARPURSVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — There will be no more babies for April, the giraffe that enthralled viewers worldwide with two livestreamed pregnancies and ...
2019-06-06, 17:52

Datsun GO & GO+ Updated With Vehicle Dynamic Control Datsun India has updated GO and GO+ hatchbacks with Vehicle Dynamic Control (VDC) technology. The updated Datsun GO and GO+ get enhanced safety system...
2019-06-03, 08:26

April the giraffe is going on birth control, won’t have any more babies This March 16, 2019 photo provided by Animal Adventure Park shows April the Giraffe with her new male calf on in Harpursville, N.Y. There will be no m...
2019-06-07, 14:26

'For the NRA, the gig is up': Eric Swalwell on why gun control is a winning issue Inspired by the Parkland survivors, the California congressman has made gun violence the focus of his 2020 Democratic campaignIt has been two months s...
2019-06-07, 12:52

Northam announces special session on gun control Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam announced that he'll recall lawmakers to the state Capitol in the coming weeks to take up a package of gun-control le...
2019-06-04, 14:39

Google Assistant can now control GE’s smart microwaves GE's lineup of connected microwaves can now be controlled by the Google Assistant. Owners can use voice commands to set their microwave and perfo...
2019-05-29, 16:00

‘Nuts! Out of control. Do something!’: American robocall outrage It was 3 a.m. when the phone rang. But it wasn’t an emergency — it was a robocall, and it enraged one resident of Marietta, Pennsylvania, enough...
2019-05-28, 16:26

'Control' is nearly a fantastic supernatural action game Control comes out on August 27th. That gives developers at Remedy Entertainment less than 80 days to spit-shine their code before the whole thing goes...
2019-06-13, 08:26

Stephen Colbert on Trump: 'An out-of-control toddler' Late-night hosts discussed Trump’s tensions with Iran and what happened after ‘a Republican finally read the Mueller report’Late-night hosts found the...
2019-05-21, 12:52

Netanyahu's Likud says it has control of half of parliament Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's conservative Likud party said on Wednesday it had signed up 60 of parliament's 120 lawmakers for a potential coali...
2019-05-29, 14:52

Coming out and coming of age: 5 of our favorite LGBTQ+ teens on TV This August marks the 25th anniversary of the debut of My So-Called Life, the short-lived but influential teen drama that was also one of the first ne...
2019-06-05, 15:39

Muro is a retro-style cylinder music box you control with an app The light twinkle of an old-fashioned cylinder music box evokes many things: nostalgia, childhood memories, sometimes even horror (they are a trope in...
2019-05-31, 13:13

Power to the people: how Spanish cities took control of energy The ‘sunshine tax’ is dead, and Barcelona and Cádiz are mounting a renewables revivalAfter a close fight, Barcelona’s radical mayor, Ada Colau, is exp...
2019-06-14, 08:52

Moringa Tea: Fat Loss, BP Control And More Incredible Benefits Of The Drink Moringa tea is just one drink that this superfood craze has spawned. The tea that is prepared from the leaves of moringa or drumstick tree is now a po...
2019-05-31, 10:39

Control pre-E3 hands-on: The modern-day X-Men video game we’ve always wanted Enlarge / One of the game's deformed monsters. (credit: Remedy Entertainment) SANTA MONICA, Calif.—For nearly 20 years, Remedy Entertainment has put...
2019-06-03, 09:52

Consistent bedtime routines help children's sleep self-control (Reuters Health) - Using consistent bedtime strategies such as allowing infants to fall asleep on their own can improve their sleep, New Zealand resea...
2019-06-11, 18:52

With Most States Under One Party’s Control, America Grows More Divided It is the first time in more than a century that all but one state legislature is dominated by a single party, and lawmakers have pushed in opposite d...
2019-06-11, 05:26

Mississippi River spillway opening again for flood control NEW ORLEANS (AP) — As the Mississippi River rises, a spillway in Louisiana will be opened for the third time ever — and only the second time for flood...
2019-05-30, 16:13

Dating app users more likely to control their weight in unhealthy ways People who use dating apps such as tinder are more likely to go to great lengths to get a slim figure. Buzz60's Mercer Morrison has the story. &...
2019-05-31, 16:26

Car Sales Down By 20.55 Per Cent In May 2019 As Automakers Try To Control Inventories The wholesale and production numbers in May 2019 have seen a huge drop compared to retail numbers which is the biggest indication that automakers are ...
2019-06-11, 06:13

China criticizes US ‘abuse of export control’ against Huawei BEIJING — China’s government has criticized Washington for imposing export controls on technology sales to tech giant Huawei, saying it will ...
2019-05-21, 08:38

UK leadership hopefuls launch campaigns to take control of Brexit Several of the leading candidates to become Britain's next prime minister and take on the challenge of delivering Brexit will launch their leadership ...
2019-06-09, 20:26

Ted Cruz wants to work with AOC to legalize over-the-counter birth control Sen. Ted Cruz on Wednesday reached across the aisle, offering to work with New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to make over-the-counter birth contr...
2019-06-12, 20:39

Britain Dealt Defeat at U.N. Over Its Control of Chagos Islands United Nations members voted 116 to 6 in support of a resolution demanding that Britain give Mauritius the Chagos Islands, home to an important Americ...
2019-05-22, 23:26

Rescue of injured 74-year-old hiker spins out of control Authorities say a 74-year-old hiker whose head and face were injured in a fall on a Phoenix mountain endured a wild ride in a stretcher as she was bei...
2019-06-05, 09:26

Court approves transferring control of troubled hospital PINEVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A troubled southeastern Kentucky hospital that was in danger of closing has gotten a reprieve. News outlets report a bankruptcy ...
2019-06-04, 11:13

NASA tests air traffic control system for drones RENO, Nev. — NASA has launched the final stage of a four-year effort to develop a national traffic management system for drones, testing them in citie...
2019-05-24, 19:13

New feature in iOS 13 gives users more control over apps that track their location Late last month, we passed along the results of an investigation conducted by The Wall Street Journal that showed how 99% of third-party iOS apps prom...
2019-06-08, 22:00

After mass shooting, Virginia gov to host gun control talks RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam is announcing a series of public talks his administration will host in the run up to a July 9 special...
2019-06-14, 07:13

Texas approves $3 billion in flood control after Harvey AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Nearly two years after Hurricane Harvey battered Houston and the Texas coast, state lawmakers approved setting aside more than $3...
2019-05-22, 19:39

Germany's governing parties in damage control after EU vote Germany's governing parties licked their wounds Monday after a battering in the European Parliament elections and vowed to improve their performance....
2019-05-27, 16:39

3 teen soccer players fatally struck by out-of-control SUV Three teenage soccer players on their way to a tournament in Miami were struck and killed by an out-of-control vehicle, according to police. The young...
2019-05-27, 14:39

The Black Mirror Fighting Game Episode Was Out Of Control Kotaku Editor Natalie Degraffinreid and I watched the second episode of the new season of Black Mirror, which is about two old friends that reconnect ...
2019-06-06, 17:13

Facebook still can’t control the far-right political propaganda monster it built The week leading up to the European Union Parliamentary elections reinforced the image of Facebook as a company unable to control its platform.Read Mo...
2019-05-27, 08:00

Joe Biden dubs Trump's White House 'bully pulpit', speaks out against anti-LGBTQ law Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden bashes Trump administration for setting a poor example on human rights.       &...
2019-06-02, 16:52

Maddie Poppe on new album, 'American Idol' finale drama: 'The situation speaks for itself' Last year's "American Idol" winner Maddie Poppe opens up about her debut album "Whirlwind," boyfriend Caleb Lee Hutchinson and complicated feelin...
2019-05-21, 09:13

Two molecules could give us finer control over CRISPR gene editing Molecules that act like off switches for CRISPR may one day be used as a drug to make gene editing therapies safer and less likely to cause unwanted m...
2019-05-21, 09:26

Dolphins safety Reshad Jones says he can't control trade speculation Trade rumors swirled around Miami Dolphins safety Reshad Jones after he didn't show up for OTAs, but the two-time Pro Bowl selection says he can only ...
2019-06-05, 04:01

MIT CSAIL’s AI system lets wearers control robots with their biceps Researchers at MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) describe a system that lets wearers control robots with arm muscl...
2019-05-22, 12:13

These 15 countries, as home to largest reserves, control the world’s oil The 15 countries with the largest proven oil reserves span five continents and control between 12.8 billion barrels to 303.2 billion barrels of oil. ...
2019-05-22, 07:13

After mass shooting, Virginia governor to host gun control talks RICHMOND, Va. — Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam is announcing a series of public talks his administration will host in the run up to a July 9 special sess...
2019-06-14, 10:26

WATCH: Rescue Of Injured 74-Year-Old Hiker Spins Out Of Control PHOENIX (AP) — Authorities say a 74-year-old hiker whose head and face were injured in a fall on a Phoenix mountain endured a wild ride in a stretcher...
2019-06-05, 08:13

Disney takes full control of Hulu as Comcast steps aside Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | NurPhoto ) Today, Disney takes the reins at Hulu. Disney and Comcast announced a deal saying that Disney will assume...
2019-05-21, 12:39

Ariana Grande loves space, so NASA took her to mission control Ariana Grande wrote an entire song about her love for space, literal and metaphorical, and this weekend, she got the ultimate space-fan tour experienc...
2019-05-21, 16:39

US wholesale prices rose 0.1% in May, more evidence that inflationary pressures are under control WASHINGTON (AP) — US wholesale prices rose 0.1% in May, more evidence that inflationary pressures are under control. The post US wholesale prices rose...
2019-06-11, 10:52

Bosch's reworked automotive sensors can help control flying taxis As companies from Boeing and Uber to Lilium work to develop flying taxis, Bosch wants to make the sensors they'll require more accessible. The co...
2019-05-22, 02:39

National gun control groups help end Colorado lawmaker recall effort After national gun control organizations flexed their muscles, Colorado Republicans and a gun-rights group abandoned an effort to recall a Democratic ...
2019-06-11, 18:00

Kawhi Leonard Helps the Raptors Control of Their Series With the Bucks Leonard scored 35 points and showed no obvious signs of the leg soreness that bothered him in Toronto’s wins in the previous two games. He hit the 30-...
2019-05-24, 02:00

Apple’s Voice Control improves accessibility OS-wide on all its devices Apple is known for fluid, intuitive user interfaces, but none of that matters if you can’t click, tap, or drag because you don’t have a f...
2019-06-03, 21:52

"Third Child Shouldn't Be Allowed To Vote": Ramdev On Population Control Yoga guru Ramdev asserted that in order to contain population growth, the government should bring in a law whereby third-borns should be bereft of vot...
2019-05-26, 09:00

Staffers at ‘out of control’ Brooklyn school threatened, injured by students A highly regarded Brooklyn school has become a zoo where students threaten teachers and roam the halls, injuring each other and adults, desperate staf...
2019-05-26, 01:13

Diabetes Management: This Summer Fruit Could Help Keep Your Blood Sugar in Control From the pulp and seeds to the leaf, one can eat any part of the papaya plant to reap its benefits. According to some experts, papayas can also be a f...
2019-06-12, 10:13

Can't Control Everything: Mamata Banerjee Hits Out At Centre's Hindi Plan West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday said priority must be given to regional languages, supporting the southern states who opposed the...
2019-06-03, 18:13

Security guard speaks after Ezekiel Elliott shove: ‘out of control’ The security guard who was shoved over by Ezekiel Elliott at a music festival last week has spoken, and he isn’t happy with the Cowboys running ...
2019-05-29, 14:26

Remedy’s Control makes me feel like a Jedi that prefers guns The elevator pitch for Control is pretty simple. It's a third-person shooter with Star Wars-stlye Force powers. And, hey, turns out that's pretty fun....
2019-06-03, 09:39

Out-of-control cruise ship plows into tourist boat in Venice The MSC Opera, a cruise ship with around 2,150 passengers and 700 crew members, lost control while docking in a canal in Venice, Italy, plowing into a...
2019-06-02, 13:00

Kerala, Goa Following Protocol To Control Spread Of Nipah Virus: Minister Goa Health Minister Vishwajit Rane today allayed people's fears about travelling to Kerala in the wake of Nipah virus scare there, saying he himself w...
2019-06-10, 10:52

UPDATE 2-Casino says Rallye has not lost control over the French retailer French retailer Casino said on Friday that the filing of its parent company for protection from creditors had no impact on the execution of its strate...
2019-05-24, 04:13

After massacre, Virginia governor takes on Republican legislature over gun control Virginia's Democratic governor on Tuesday called for a special legislative session to consider new gun control laws following a massacre of 12 people,...
2019-06-04, 15:13

As Democrats deepen probes, Trump accuses them of being ‘totally out of control’ The widening web of congressional investigations has demonstrated the limits of the president’s strategy to declare victory after the special counsel ...
2019-06-12, 20:52

macOS Catalina first look: Sidecar, Project Catalyst and Voice Control After Apple wrapped its WWDC keynote today, the developers went to coding sessions and the press, well, mostly showed themselves out. As it happens, w...
2019-06-04, 22:52

"Situation Under Control": Bengal Counters Centre's Advisory On Violence There were only a few "stray post-poll clashes" in West Bengal and the situation in the state was "under control", the Mamata Banerjee government said...
2019-06-09, 23:52

Syrian troops regain control of village they lost to rebels DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syrian state media say government forces have regained control of a northwestern village, just days after losing it to militant...
2019-05-26, 11:13

Mexico sends 6,000 National Guardsmen to control migrants at Guatemalan border As Mexico negotiates a tariff deal with its northern neighbor, the National Guard has been sent to stem the flow of migrants coming from Central Ameri...
2019-06-07, 06:26

It's time for men to step up and share responsibility for birth control | Moira Donegan Why does the onus of birth control always fall on women? With access to contraception and abortion under threat, men must do their partA woman who doe...
2019-06-06, 02:26

Voice Control hands-on: Deep OS navigation for iPads, iPhones, and Macs Apple has dramatically enhanced the Voice Control feature it debuted years ago with the iPhone 3GS, bringing offline OS-wide control to most of its de...
2019-06-10, 15:52

Makeup millionaires show how women are taking control of the beauty industry Forbes’ list of the richest ‘self-made women’ in the US has includes 10 in the skincare business, including Rihanna and Kylie Jenner. But is it someth...
2019-06-05, 14:13

74-year-old woman rescued by helicopter in Phoenix spins wildly out of control A 74-year-old woman who was rescued off Piestewa Peak in Phoenix was in a basket attached to a helicopter when it began spinning out of control. ...
2019-06-05, 10:13

Out-of-control cruise ship plows into tourist boat, dock in Venice VENICE, Italy — A towering, out-of-control cruise ship rammed into a dock and a tourist river boat on a busy Venice canal on Sunday morning. Italian m...
2019-06-02, 08:26

Control Preview: Why Remedy's newest thriller is better than your favourite Netflix series Remedy is doing something special with Control - fusing all the best elements with third-person action gameplay with that special something modern TV ...
2019-06-03, 10:39

Poll: Birth control, alcohol most 'morally acceptable'; cheating, cloning the least Many Americans consider birth control, alcohol and divorce to be morally acceptable issues -- while extramarital affairs, suicide, polygamy and human ...
2019-05-29, 14:52

Hungary scientists fear brain drain as govt seeks control BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — The president of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences says the government is moving to gain control of Hungary’s research ...
2019-06-12, 13:26

China set to control rare earth supply for years due to processing dominance U.S. companies are years away from challenging Chinese dominance of rare earth minerals due to a lack of domestic processing facilities, ensuring the ...
2019-05-30, 02:52

Delhi High Court To Hear Plea On Population Control In India The Delhi High Court on Tuesday agreed to hear a Public Interest Litigation seeking directions to the Centre to implement measures to control the coun...
2019-05-28, 10:00

Voters in Switzerland approve stronger gun control laws by nearly two-thirds despite resistance Switzerland's public broadcaster said more than 63% of voters nationwide agreed to align with European Union firearms rules adopted two years ago...
2019-05-21, 12:13

Sleep habits linked with blood sugar control in diabetes and prediabetes (Reuters Health) - Too little sleep - or too much - can be tied to problems with blood sugar levels, not just in people with diabetes but also in peop...
2019-06-11, 18:52

How taking up boxing helped me beat anxiety – and regain control of my life On my first session, my fist made a loud and satisfying thunk on the pad, and I was hookedA couple of years ago, the idea of putting on a pair of boxi...
2019-05-27, 11:13

Telecom Italia chief favors network control in any Open Fiber tie-up Telecom Italia (TIM) should seek a way to keep control of its fixed-line network if it is merged with smaller infrastructure provider Open Fiber, the ...
2019-05-21, 14:39

The Great Firewall of China by James Griffiths review – how to control the internet An eye-opening historical picture shows how China’s online strategy takes aim at the solidarity of its citizens – aided by US tech companiesA few year...
2019-05-21, 12:13

Modder Explains How He Created That Cool Bloodborne Mod That Lets You Control Enemies You might have recently seen a cool Bloodborne mod floating around Twitter early this week. The mod allows a player, using a modded copy of the game, ...
2019-05-25, 15:39

UPDATE 2-Control of Brazil retailer Via Varejo shifts to Klein family from GPA Brazilian retail veteran Michael Klein and his family on Friday gained control of appliance retailer Via Varejo SA from retailer GPA SA in an auction,...
2019-06-14, 22:00

RPT-China set to control rare earth supply for years due to processing dominance U.S. companies are years away from challenging Chinese dominance of rare earth minerals due to a lack of domestic processing facilities, ensuring the ...
2019-05-30, 06:39

Daily on Healthcare, presented by the Alzheimer’s Association: The ABCs of OTC birth control Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's...
2019-06-14, 12:00

Hungary eyes science research as latest target for state control Academy will be managed by nationalist government in unprecedented moveThe Hungarian government is moving to bring the country’s umbrella scientific r...
2019-06-13, 04:13

Court Seeks Centre's Reply On Plea For Population Control In India The Delhi High Court on Wednesday sought response of the Centre on a Public Interest Litigation seeking implementation of measures to control the coun...
2019-05-29, 05:00

UPDATE 3-Control of Brazil retailer Via Varejo shifts to Klein family from GPA Brazilian retail veteran Michael Klein and his family on Friday gained control of appliance retailer Via Varejo SA from retailer GPA SA in an auction....
2019-06-15, 14:13

Scientists accuse Hungary of seeking "total political control" over research Hungary's oldest and biggest scientific institute accused the government on Wednesday of trying to take "total political control" of vital research th...
2019-05-29, 08:13

Control of armyworm crucial for China's grain output targets: ministry The prevention and control of armyworm is crucial to China's ability to hit annual grain output targets and maintain economic and social stability, th...
2019-05-24, 11:52

Inside the Controversial Company Helping China Control the Future of the Internet Dennis Honrud’s family has been farming wheat in eastern Montana for three generations. Unashamedly old school, Honrud sows only half his 6,000 ...
2019-05-23, 09:26

Gun control in heavily-armed Switzerland faces May 19 vote, and the Swiss are grumbling In the world’s first referendum of its kind, citizens of this Alpine nation will head to the polls on May 19 to decide on stricter gun control. ...
2019-05-21, 12:13

10 new LGBTQ books to celebrate Pride month: Tan France, 'Gentleman Jack,' 'Gender Queer' Celebrate Pride Month with a good LGBTQ book, including a memoir from Tan France, a history of the Stonewall riots and a gender queer graphic novel. ...
2019-06-09, 14:26

Indonesian president says government won’t tolerate threats to security, authorities have situation under control JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian president says government won’t tolerate threats to security, authorities have situation under control. The...
2019-05-22, 07:13

Russia's Putin warns nuclear arms control system risks breaking down Russian President Vladimir Putin warned on Thursday there was a significant risk that the international system for nuclear arms control could break do...
2019-06-06, 08:13

Democrats fear Trump will pull US out of last major arms control treaty with Russia FAREWELL TO ARMS CONTROL: President Trump’s decision earlier this year to withdraw from the landmark Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty earlier ...
2019-06-06, 07:39

Kawhi Leonard Sues Nike, Says They Stole Control Of His Original Logo Design Kawhi Leonard has sued Nike, the apparel company with whom he recently ended an endorsement contract, over control of the “Klaw” logo used to identify...
2019-06-04, 01:00

Starbucks customers sue claiming exposure to potentially fatal pest-control chemicals Starbucks is being sued by a group of New York City customers concerned about exposure to potentially-fatal pest-control chemicals.    ...
2019-05-21, 19:26

Conservative moderates plan to take back control of Boris Johnson as prime minister Luke Dray/Getty Images Boris Johnson is fighting to win over centre-ground Conservative Members of Parliament in the race to replace Theresa May. Joh...
2019-05-23, 19:00

Conway blasts Nancy Pelosi for losing control of her 'temper' and her House caucus White House counselor Kellyanne Conway blasted House Speaker Nancy Pelosi Monday, claiming the top Democrat "lost control of her temper" and her caucu...
2019-06-10, 10:52

Senator Presses Homeland Security for Answers Over Theft of Border Control Photos Lawmakers on Friday continued to press for answers about the breach of Customs and Border Protection (CBP) data reportedly stolen by hackers, an incid...
2019-06-14, 16:00

Vulnerabilities in industrial control systems surface lack of basic security hygiene Standard security practices among IT companies do not necessarily carry over to the IT departments of other firms, leading to products sold without ba...
2019-05-30, 18:26

Cruise Ship Loses Control In Venice, Slams Wharf And Tourist Boat A massive cruise ship lost control as it docked in Venice Sunday, crashing into the wharf and hitting a tourist boat after suffering an engine failure...
2019-06-02, 17:52

Ganga River Water Unfit For Drinking, Bathing: Pollution Control Board The Ganga River water is absolutely unfit for "direct drinking" and only seven spots from where it passes can be consumed after disinfection, the Cent...
2019-05-30, 02:52

High Level working on re-entry plan but no set date amid out-of-control wildfire: mayor A remote northern Alberta community was put on evacuation alert due to a new wildfire, as crews further northwest continue to battle the High Level fi...
2019-05-27, 19:26

U.S. State Department misses deadline to explain Iran arms control report: aide The U.S. State Department failed to meet a deadline on Thursday to provide information to three congressional committee chairmen looking into whether ...
2019-05-23, 22:13

UPDATE 1-GPA sells control in appliance retailer Via Varejo to group led by shareholder Klein -sources Brazilian retail veteran Michael Klein and his family are taking over control of appliance retailer Via Varejo SA, spending less than initially expect...
2019-06-14, 20:00

Navy Chief of Info attempts damage control over USS McCain on Twitter after five years of inactivity The official Twitter account of the Navy Chief of Information attempted to do damage control over the report that the White House requested the remova...
2019-05-30, 04:52

APNewsBreak: Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam says he’ll call special session of legislature to take up gun-control measures VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — APNewsBreak: Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam says he’ll call special session of legislature to take up gun-control measur...
2019-06-04, 11:13

The ketogenic diet is rising in popularity, but some health professionals say it’s not a sustainable weight control method (WPTV) Danielle Malone worked hard to get to where she is today, shedding weight and feeling better. She’s on a modified ketogenic diet. “...
2019-06-01, 01:26

Maher warns Dems not to make gun control a 2020 issue: 'Liberals should learn more about guns' "Real Time" host Bill Maher cautioned Democrats not to make gun control a prominent issue in the 2020 election, urging them not to "die on this hill" ...
2019-06-08, 02:26

Warriors coach Steve Kerr hopes younger generation will vote out lawmakers against gun control Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr opened up about advocating for gun control in an interview Tuesday, saying he believes things are changing...
2019-05-31, 13:01

Mulvaney aims to install ally atop legislative affairs which could give him more control of agenda Acting chief of staff Mick Mulvaney is looking to install an ally to become the head of legislative affairs as Shahira Knight departs. If a former Mul...
2019-05-22, 14:13

Small-business owners: Don't give Facebook, Amazon remote control of your customers Online platforms help you build your small business, but if you let them control all of your contacts, they could also control all of your business. ...
2019-05-22, 14:00

Small business owners: Don't give Facebook, Amazon remote control of your customers Online platforms help you build your small business, but if you let them control all of your contacts, they could also control all of your business. ...
2019-05-22, 08:52

Iran in complete control of waters north of Strait of Hormuz: Revolutionary Guards commander A senior Iranian Revolutionary Guards commander said on Wednesday that Guards and regular Iranian military forces had complete control of Gulf waters ...
2019-05-22, 15:00

Mark Levin rails against Nancy Pelosi for declaring Trump a criminal: Democrats 'totally out of control' Fox News host Mark Levin called out House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and other top Democrats for acting in an "unconstitutional" fashion toward President Tr...
2019-06-14, 09:52

Miley Cyrus, taking back control of her distorted image in Black Mirror | Rebecca Nicholson Art imitated her life in Black Mirror – days later, life imitated artAll hail the return of Black Mirror and its standalone dystopian techno-parables ...
2019-06-08, 11:00

Civil rights 'under serious attack' across the globe More than half of countries use censorship, harassment or violence to repress public debate, warns a reportNearly six in 10 countries are seriously re...
2019-05-21, 09:01

Trump’s Celebration of L.G.B.T. Rights Is Met With Criticism He triggered condemnation from activists who said his celebratory words did little to undo the damage his administration has caused to L.G.B.T. people...
2019-06-01, 18:52

Fighting for LGBT rights in Uganda When Ugandan MPs tried to introduce life imprisonment and the death penalty for gay sex, a small group of activists spoke out. Victor Mukasa was one o...
2019-05-22, 04:13

‘Votes and Laws, Not Thoughts and Prayers.’ Virginia Governor Announces Special Session on Gun Control After Mass Shooting (VIRGINIA BEACH, Va.) — Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam announced Tuesday he will summon lawmakers back to the state Capitol to consider a package o...
2019-06-04, 14:39

Package with anti-gun control message prompts bomb scare at local Tennessee Republican Party office A suspicious package with an anti-gun control message attached was sent to a local Republican Party office in Tennessee on Friday, prompting evacuatio...
2019-06-07, 21:39

Crackdown trips up human rights groups Social media platforms, under pressure to block extremists, are sometimes also cracking down on human rights advocates and other legitimate content, a...
2019-06-14, 01:39

Far-right Vox challenges Spain's acceptance of LGBT rights Attacks by the far-right Vox party on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights are testing years of political consensus on the issue in Sp...
2019-05-24, 11:13

Animal rights activists score win at Barcelona zoo Animal rights activists in Barcelona are celebrating a victory after the Spanish city ordered its municipal zoo to restrict the reproduction of captiv...
2019-05-23, 07:39

US following deportation case of rights activist in Israel The U.S. State Department says it is closely following Israel's case against the local director of Human Rights Watch, who faces deportation under a l...
2019-05-24, 14:13

Abortion rights supporters rally across the nation Hundreds of rallies were set across the nation as supporters vented frustrations at actions by several states aimed at restricting access to abortions...
2019-05-21, 18:01

Abortion rights supporters protest in New Orleans Abortion rights supporters protest in New Orleans as lawmakers move to make abortions illegal in Louisiana. (May 23)       ...
2019-05-23, 01:01

Warsaw: Tens of thousands march for gay rights Mayor Rafal Trzaskowski said he wanted the city to remain "open" and "tolerant." The LGBT community in Poland has come under sustained attack in recen...
2019-06-09, 01:26

Biden: Congress should protect abortion rights, if necessary Joe Biden would support Congress enshrining abortion rights into federal law "should it become necessary," his presidential campaign said Tuesday, fol...
2019-05-21, 20:39

Biden Reverses His Position on Abortion Rights, Again One day after he was torn to shreds by a righteous Elizabeth Warren, former Vice President Joe Biden decided that maybe he does support repealing the ...
2019-06-07, 06:39

Dax Cowart, Who Suffered for Patients’ Rights, Dies at 71 Doctors forced Mr. Cowart to undergo treatment after he was severely burned in an explosion. He spent the rest of his life arguing for patient autonom...
2019-05-21, 15:26

Abortion rights supporters rally in Georgia Supporters of abortion rights rallied at the Georgia State Capitol as part of a national campaign responding to states that have passed new abortion r...
2019-05-21, 18:01

Alabama’s extreme new law could lead to an end of US abortion rights A wave of extreme abortion laws in the US has started a fight that could end with federal courts overturning abortion protections in place for nearly ...
2019-05-21, 09:26

Turkey says it will protect Turkish Cypriots’ rights to gas ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says his country is determined to protect Turkish Cypriots’ rights to gas deposits ...
2019-06-07, 10:00

U.S. must ensure access to safe abortions: U.N. rights office The United Nations human rights office called on U.S. authorities on Tuesday to ensure that women have access to safe abortions, saying bans lead to r...
2019-05-21, 11:39

Gillibrand’s Family Bill of Rights would cut parents’ costs WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Kirsten Gillibrand (KEER’-sten JIHL’-uh-brand) has released a Family Bill of Rights th...
2019-05-22, 07:13

BP pushed for Arctic drilling rights after Trump's election Despite PR damage over earlier spills, documents show oil firm pressed for reduced regulationBP stepped up its campaign to be allowed to drill for oil...
2019-05-21, 10:52

I'm Human Rights Lawyer Becca Heller, and This Is How I Work As co-founder and executive director of the International Refugee Assistance Project, Becca Heller provides legal assistance to refugees trying to emi...
2019-06-05, 23:52

UN rights expert slams UK welfare spending cuts BERLIN (AP) — A U.N. human rights expert has sharpened his criticism of cuts to social support in Britain, describing recent changes as window-dressin...
2019-05-22, 07:13

Rights group: Pakistan shouldn’t execute mentally ill man MULTAN, Pakistan (AP) — A rights group has urged the Pakistani government not to execute a prisoner with “clear symptoms of mental illness”...
2019-06-16, 06:52

$10M claim says Phoenix police violated family's rights A $10 million legal claim was filed against the city of Phoenix that says police officers committed civil rights violations by pointing guns and profa...
2019-06-14, 20:26

AOC advocates for abortion rights — but voted to restrict funding WASHINGTON – Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez — who just criticized Joe Biden for waffling on abortion rights — has herself voted for l...
2019-06-08, 01:52

U.N. rights experts seek inquiry into Philippines killings United Nations human rights experts called on Friday for an international investigation into unlawful deaths and police killings linked to a crackdown...
2019-06-07, 05:52

Biden says he would support Congress in enshrining abortion rights into law if necessary Joe Biden would support Congress enshrining abortion rights into federal law “should it become necessary,” his presidential campaign said Tuesday, fol...
2019-05-22, 00:13

U.N. rights boss welcome in China, including Xinjiang, envoy says China's envoy in Geneva said on Thursday that he hoped U.N. human rights chief Michelle Bachelet would visit China, including Xinjiang, where he said ...
2019-06-13, 10:13

Argentina rights organization identifies son of disappeared dissidents Argentine human rights group Grandmothers of the Plaza de Mayo divulged the identity on Thursday of the son of a couple disappeared during the nation'...
2019-06-13, 16:26

Mexico, Honduras say will work together to protect migrant rights Mexico and Honduras will coordinate to protect the rights of Honduran migrants in transit through Mexico as well as strengthen their cooperation to ta...
2019-06-14, 22:52

Kawhi Leonard sues Nike over rights to his logo SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Toronto star Kawhi Leonard filed a federal lawsuit against Nike on Monday, saying the footwear and apparel giant is blocking him ...
2019-06-03, 22:52

$10M claim says Phoenix police violated family’s rights PHOENIX (AP) — A $10 million legal claim was filed against the city of Phoenix that says police officers committed civil rights violations by pointing...
2019-06-15, 16:26

Two prominent migrant rights defenders freed in Mexico A Mexican judge has freed two migrant rights activists who organized caravans, said a member of their legal team and a rights group on Wednesday, a we...
2019-06-13, 00:13

Abortion-rights activists renew battle in Argentina Abortion rights activists are launching a renewed effort to legalize elective abortions in the homeland of Pope Francis after narrowly falling short l...
2019-05-28, 18:13

Head of rights commission criticizes Mexico's president The head of Mexico's governmental National Human Rights Commission has launched a broad criticism of President Andrés Manuel Lopez Obradór, saying hum...
2019-06-03, 19:39

Why a Hamptons Highway Is a Battleground Over Native American Rights As many rich and famous New Yorkers headed out to the Hamptons on Memorial Day weekend, they were welcomed by large billboards erected by the local Sh...
2019-05-27, 08:39

John Oliver: equal rights are 'so obvious, you assume we already have it' The Last Week Tonight host discussed the equal rights amendment’s importance and long journey to ratificationJohn Oliver’s Last Week Tonight on Sunday...
2019-06-10, 13:26

Netflix just bought the rights to two of the best movies from Cannes 2019 Netflix might not be allowed to compete at Cannes, but that doesn’t mean the streaming giant isn’t closely following the action. Or that i...
2019-05-27, 22:26

EU criticizes human rights in Turkey, ‘backsliding’ on laws The European Union says Turkey continues to distance itself from the bloc and its values and sees no reason to unblock the country’s EU membership tal...
2019-05-29, 10:13

EU sued by human rights lawyers over migrant deaths A group of lawyers are asking the ICC to investigate the European Union for crimes against humanity, arguing that the bloc's policies are responsible ...
2019-06-03, 11:13

Animal-rights protester poaches mic from Sen. Kamala Harris A man-bun-sporting animal-rights activist ripped a microphone from Sen. Kamala Harris’ hands during a campaign event in California, prompting ou...
2019-06-03, 07:52

Can someone please send mushrooms to all the men’s rights activists out there? | Arwa Mahdawi If Roosh V, rape-apologist and leading voice in the online ‘manosphere’, can change his ways, perhaps psychedelics can advance feminismSign up for the...
2019-05-25, 10:13

Rights activist in Chechnya gets parole on drug sentence GROZNY, Russia (AP) — A court in Russia’s province of Chechnya has paroled a prominent rights activist whose conviction drew an international ou...
2019-06-10, 13:00

Rights group: Staff threatened following incendiary report CAIRO (AP) — A leading rights group has accused Egypt’s state-controlled media of launching a smear campaign against its staff. Human Rights Wat...
2019-05-31, 07:13

Labour to be probed by human rights watchdog over antisemitism An investigation into whether the Labour Party "unlawfully discriminated against, harassed or victimised people because they are Jewish" has been laun...
2019-05-28, 13:00

Philippines slams 'unpardonable intrusions' by U.N. rights experts The Philippine government attacked United Nations human rights experts on Saturday for "unpardonable intrusions", after a call for an international in...
2019-06-08, 05:52

Hungary drops courts plan opposed by EU, rights groups The plans for administrative courts have been at the center of the confrontation between the nationalist, ruling Fidesz party and the European Union. ...
2019-05-30, 15:26

Factbox: Roe v. Wade at risk: Legal challenges to U.S. abortion rights In recent months, some conservative-leaning U.S. states have taken action to curb abortion rights, the most recent being Missouri, where the state's o...
2019-05-29, 15:26

Louisiana braces for latest turn of the screw on abortion rights The state legislature is to vote on a bill banning terminations after six weeks but so-called Trap laws have already severely restricted accessKathale...
2019-05-29, 09:01

Chef and civil rights figure Leah Chase dead at 96 Iconic New Orleans chef Leah Chase — who served her authentic Creole cuisine to civil rights activists Thurgood Marshall and Martin Luther King Jr. — ...
2019-06-03, 07:52

Rights group cheers Bhutan’s move to legalize gay relations NEW DELHI (AP) — A global rights group has welcomed Bhutan’s move toward becoming the latest South Asian nation to decriminalize homosexuality. ...
2019-06-09, 10:00

UN human rights chief Bachelet to visit Venezuela next week The United Nations' top human rights official has scheduled a trip to Venezuela next week featuring meetings with President Nicolás Maduro and opposit...
2019-06-14, 15:52

Georgia House race becomes new battleground in fight over abortion rights Renee Unterman, the Republican state senator who sponsored Georgia's controversial "heartbeat" bill, announced a run for Congress on Thursday, opening...
2019-06-08, 18:52

Rights group says Mexico puts activists on trial to win over Trump Mexico will try two veteran organizers of migrant caravans on Tuesday in a move that rights activists said was aimed at appeasing the Trump administra...
2019-06-10, 21:00

Rights Experts Urge U.N. Inquiry Into ‘Staggering’ Killings in Philippines In a condemnation of President Rodrigo Duterte’s administration, 11 United Nations experts said the body’s Human Rights Council should investigate a w...
2019-06-07, 09:39

US briefing: Mexico tariffs, abortion rights and National Spelling Bee Friday’s top story: Trump announces tariffs on Mexico until ‘illegal immigration problem is remedied’. Plus, Raptors upset Warriors in their NBA final...
2019-05-31, 09:26

Accountability in Sudan ‘crucial’ to avoid ‘further bloodshed’, says UN rights office Now in its fifth day, a crackdown by the military authorities in the Sudanese capital of Khartoum, with dozens reported killed, has prompted a “gravel...
2019-06-07, 13:52

Rights group: Houthi attack on airport ‘apparent war crime’ CAIRO (AP) — A leading rights group has called the recent drone attack by Yemen’s Houthi rebels on an airport in Saudi Arabia an “apparent...
2019-06-15, 09:00

Illinois expands abortion rights amid stringent bans across the U.S. The Illinois State Senate passed sweeping abortion protections late Friday, which will most likely be signed by Gov. J.B. Pritzker, a Democrat. The Se...
2019-06-01, 13:39

'Are they going to violate my rights?': California's battle over police body cameras State lawmakers are considering barring officers from running facial recognition programs on body camerasAdvocates calling for body-worn cameras for l...
2019-06-14, 21:13

23 Inmates Killed in Venezuelan Prison Uprising, Says Rights Group (CARACAS, Venezuela) — A showdown between armed inmates and guards in an overcrowded cellblock of a Venezuelan jail Friday left at least 23 pris...
2019-05-24, 19:13

Nature conservation projects marred by human rights violations Arrests, torture, murder: Is there a link between environmental protection organization WWF and brutal action taken by park rangers in Africa against ...
2019-05-21, 09:01

Netflix and Disney threaten to boycott Georgia over abortion rights Firms refused to comment on filming in Northern Ireland where laws are stricterNetflix and Disney are threatening to pull film production in Georgia o...
2019-05-31, 04:13

Rights group urges U.S. to sanction China over Xinjiang camps The United States, embroiled in a trade war with China, should also impose sanctions on China for detaining an estimated one million Uighurs in its Xi...
2019-05-29, 12:39

Israeli order against Human Rights Watch director frozen JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s Supreme Court has issued a ruling allowing the local director of Human Rights Watch to remain in the country while he ...
2019-06-02, 09:39

U.N. rights boss Bachelet to meet Maduro, Guaido in Venezuela: U.N. U.N. human rights chief Michelle Bachelet will visit Venezuela from June 19-21 and hold separate talks with both President Nicolas Maduro and his arch...
2019-06-14, 12:13

Factbox: Swiss women to strike in call for equal pay and rights Ahead of a strike planned for Friday by women in Switzerland, Reuters spoke to nine women about their concerns, including the need for equal pay and p...
2019-06-12, 13:00

Would overturning abortion rights turn back clock to 1973? If the U.S. Supreme Court were to overturn Roe v. Wade, the ruling establishing the right to an abortion, it wouldn’t mean a full-fledged turnin...
2019-05-26, 12:52

Looks Like Biden Is Full of Shit On a Vital Abortion Rights Issue The bare minimum support for abortion rights for a Democratic presidential candidate in 2020 is a pledge to repeal the Hyde Amendment, which has banne...
2019-06-05, 11:26

UK urges China to respect rights on Tiananmen crackdown anniversary Britain urged China to allow its citizens to protest peacefully and enjoy freedom of expression in a statement marking the 30th anniversary of the Chi...
2019-06-04, 04:39

Richard Ashcroft reclaims rights to 'Bitter Sweet Symphony' The Verve alum Richard Ashcroft thanked Mick Jagger and Keith Richards after the Rolling Stones members gave him the rights to "Bitter Sweet Symphony....
2019-05-24, 14:13

Wikipedia Asks European Rights Court to Lift Turkey Ban The foundation that runs Wikipedia said Thursday it had filed a lawsuit with the European Court of Human Rights to lift Turkey's two-year block on the...
2019-05-24, 08:00

Ivanka rocks The Hague with push for women’s financial rights Ivanka Trump brought her bid to help level the global financial playing field for 50 million women to The Hague Wednesday, where she announced a deal ...
2019-06-05, 19:52

Kentucky Supreme Court voids victims’ rights amendment FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Supreme Court has voided a proposed amendment on crime victims’ rights because the question posed to voters w...
2019-06-13, 15:26

Abortion rights groups sue to block Alabama's near-total ban The near-total abortion ban in Alabama is scheduled to go into effect in November, but Planned Parenthood and the ACLU are suing to block it.  &...
2019-05-24, 11:13

Judge: License law violated speech rights of Georgia guides SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — A federal judge says Georgia’s oldest city violated the free-speech rights of tour guides by requiring them to obtain a lic...
2019-05-21, 17:13

Rights group: Abuses in Egypt’s Sinai amount to war crimes CAIRO (AP) — A leading international rights group has accused Egypt’s security forces of committing widespread abuses against civilians in the S...
2019-05-28, 02:13

Algerian human rights militant dies on hunger strike ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — An Algerian human rights militant who went on a hunger strike after being jailed in March in the southern city of Ghardaia has...
2019-05-28, 14:39

Republican governor signs bill protecting abortion rights MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont’s Republican governor has signed a bill into law that protects a woman’s access to abortion services. Gov. ...
2019-06-11, 10:52

Venezuela must guarantee judicial impartiality - UN human rights expert As political tensions continue to escalate in Venezuela, a United Nations independent human rights expert has called on the Government to “take all ne...
2019-05-21, 11:52

Independent UN rights expert calls for compassion, not sanctions on Venezuela The crisis in Venezuela will not be solved by sanctions that “can lead to starvation”, a UN-appointed rights expert said on Thursday. Special Rapporte...
2019-05-21, 11:52

Rights group: Abuses in Egypt's Sinai amount to war crimes A leading international rights group on Tuesday accused Egypt's security forces of committing widespread abuses against civilians in the Sinai Peninsu...
2019-05-28, 05:52

UN reveals rights abuse at thriving markets in North Korea SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A U.N. report says North Koreans working in hundreds of capitalistic-style markets are often abused and forced to engage in ...
2019-05-28, 04:39

U.N. rights chief calls on Sudan to halt attacks on protesters United Nations human rights chief Michelle Bachelet called on Monday for Sudanese security forces to halt attacks on Khartoum protest camps and to all...
2019-06-03, 13:52

Kawhi Leonard files lawsuit against Nike over rights to his logo In the lawsuit, Leonard said Nike filed a copyright application for a logo that he designed and did so "unbeknownst to Leonard and without his consent...
2019-06-04, 03:52

Safaricom, Vodacom plan $13 million purchase of M-Pesa rights from Vodafone Kenya's Safaricom will start a joint venture with Vodacom to acquire the intellectual property rights to the popular M-Pesa mobile financial services ...
2019-05-23, 18:13

Human rights group locates North Korean execution sites SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A human rights group says it has identified hundreds of sites where witnesses claim North Korea has carried out public execu...
2019-06-10, 13:00

Hundreds of North Korean execution sites identified, says rights group South Korea-based group says it has found more than 300 such sites after interviewing more than 600 defectors A human rights group says it has identif...
2019-06-11, 03:52

Democratic congresswoman chides ‘sex-starved males’ opposed to abortion rights Rep. Norma Torres (Calif.) caused a stir in the House with her comment, which she then withdrew, during a debate on a bill for the Department of Healt...
2019-06-12, 16:26

It’s time gay people stepped aside... hetero whiners have rights too | Barbara Ellen In making its hateful point, the Super Happy Fun America group trivialises oppressionAt times like these, it’s a relief that LGBTQ people have absolut...
2019-06-08, 15:00

Black Democrats push abortion rights over impeachment as 2020 heats up As lawmakers debate whether to impeach Trump, Democrats at Atlanta’s I Will Vote gala held reproductive rights and voting above other issuesA fierce d...
2019-06-10, 07:39

Abortion rights demonstrations seize agenda at Cannes film festival The green pro-abortion rights movement took over Cannes this week, as a series of protests at the famous French film festival drew the eye. A new docu...
2019-05-21, 08:38

Abortion rights activists hold protests in all 50 states to ‘stop the bans’ Supporters of abortion rights flooded state capitols, town squares and courthouses around the country Tuesday to protest a wave of new laws restrictin...
2019-05-21, 21:39

Vermont Moves to Protect Abortion Rights as Other States Impose Bans In Vermont, Democrats are pushing for an amendment protecting abortion rights in the State Constitution. Elsewhere, demonstrators were marching outsid...
2019-05-22, 12:13

Democrat Cory Booker announces plan to protect abortion rights Democratic U.S. Senator Cory Booker on Wednesday announced a series of executive actions he would take to protect abortion rights if he is elected pre...
2019-05-22, 12:52

Fight Against Restrictive Abortion Laws Energizes Women’s Rights Rally LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – Hundreds of people rallied Saturday afternoon in downtown Lexington to take a stand for women’s reproductive rig...
2019-05-26, 11:13

Repatriation of extremist fighters and families to Kazakhstan, welcomed by UN rights expert Stressing the need for some Governments to reform their laws and policies on fighting terrorism and extremism, an independent UN human rights expert w...
2019-05-21, 10:13

Human rights group accuses Egyptian forces of war crimes in Sinai CAIRO — Egyptian security forces have committed widespread abuses against civilians in northern Sinai, some of which amount to war crimes, Human Right...
2019-05-28, 16:52

U.S. presidential hopeful Harris to unveil plan to protect abortion rights Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris will unveil a new plan to protect abortion rights on Tuesday, joining fellow White House hopefuls push...
2019-05-28, 17:52

U.S. presidential hopeful Harris unveils plan to protect abortion rights Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris unveiled a new plan to protect abortion access on Tuesday, joining fellow White House hopefuls pushing...
2019-05-29, 03:52

Veteran China dissident urges linking of human rights, trade TOKYO (AP) — Veteran Chinese dissident Wang Dan is urging Western nations to restore the link between human rights and trade with China. Wang was spea...
2019-05-29, 06:39

Amnesty International, rights groups plagued by 'toxic' work culture After vowing to make changes in light of a damning report on staff well-being earlier this year, Amnesty International has replaced most of its top le...
2019-06-02, 15:52

Democrat O'Rourke unveils voting rights plan to get 35 million more to the polls Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke issued an ambitious plan on Wednesday to revamp the U.S. voting system by cracking down on voter suppr...
2019-06-05, 11:26

Syrian Government Documents Show Widespread Abuses, Rights Center Says In a report, the Syria Justice and Accountability Center said that documents from President Bashar al-Assad’s government detailed systematic human rig...
2019-05-21, 21:13

UN agencies call for action to bolster rights of Europe’s stateless children United Nations agencies are calling on States and regional organizations across Europe to take urgent action to ensure that thousands of currently sta...
2019-05-21, 13:13

Iran secretly executed teenage boys, human rights group says Iran secretly executed two 17-year-old teenagers, said the rights group Amnesty International, which criticized the country for its "utter disdain for...
2019-05-21, 08:52

UN rights chief ‘deeply concerned’ over Jehovah’s Witness sentencing in Russia The sentencing in Russia of a Danish Jehovah’s Witness on Thursday to six years in prison on charges of “organising the activity of a banned extremist...
2019-05-21, 09:13

Mexico’s Congress Votes to Expand Domestic Workers’ Labor Rights Mexico’s Congress voted to grant the country’s cleaners, cooks, babysitters, gardeners, caretakers and other domestic workers basic labor rights like ...
2019-05-21, 09:13

To your health! Romania, Hungary push for brandy rights ahead of EU vote Romania and Hungary are pushing the EU to make it easier for orchard farmers to distil their own fruit brandy, a traditional practice in east and cent...
2019-05-21, 09:26

UN must provide redress for minorities placed in toxic Kosovo camps, says rights expert An independent rights expert appointed by the Human Rights Council has called on the United Nations to “provide justice and remedies” to displaced peo...
2019-05-21, 09:52

Rights group: India controls Kashmir, Jammu rebels with torture A rights group said Monday it wants the U.N. to look into how India responds to uprisings in the territory of Kashmir, saying forces there routinely u...
2019-05-21, 09:52

Parliamentary bid to democratize Myanmar constitution a ‘positive development’ says UN rights expert A newly formed parliamentary committee to amend Myanmar’s problematic constitution was welcomed as a positive move on Thursday by Yanghee Lee, United ...
2019-05-21, 10:13

Mexico cannot move forward ‘without addressing the shadows of the past’, says UN rights chief Concluding “five intense, interesting and rewarding working days” in Mexico, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights said on Wednesday that the coun...
2019-05-21, 11:52

UN rights team heading to Venezuela may pave way for official mission led by Bachelet A United Nations human rights team is to begin an official visit to Venezuela on Monday at the invitation of the Government, potentially paving the wa...
2019-05-21, 11:52

Nicaragua: UN rights chief ‘deeply concerned’ over increasing criminalization of dissenters While the Nicaraguan Government claims to want to resolve its political and social unrest, dissenters continue to be arrested and convicted, clearly h...
2019-05-21, 11:52

Abortion-rights activists to rally at supreme court against new state bans About 400 events are set to take place across the US in what groups are describing as a Stop Abortion Bans Day of ActionUS abortion-rights campaigners...
2019-05-21, 12:52

With a premature death every five seconds, air pollution is violation of human rights, says UN expert An independent UN expert said on Monday that the failure of governments across the world to ensure clear air, constitutes a “violation of the rights t...
2019-06-03, 15:52

NRA responds to Gillibrand put-down by posting her 2008 letter praising gun-rights group One day after Kirsten Gillibrand slammed the National Rifle Association (NRA) as the "worst organization in this country," the NRA on Monday reposted ...
2019-06-03, 18:13

Bevin To Host Signing Ceremony For Foster Children’s Bill Of Rights FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18) — Gov. Matt Bevin is set to sign into law a foster children’s bill of rights. The bill was signed by the governor ...
2019-06-05, 08:13

Elizabeth Warren Shames Joe Biden and Gives an Electrifying Defense of Abortion Rights Former Vice President Joe Biden has been incredibly disappointing when it comes to repealing the Hyde Amendment, the 1977 law that bars the government...
2019-06-06, 13:26

Colombia army general promoted amid human rights concerns BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The head of Colombia’s army has been promoted amid criticism that an order he issued could spark a return to serious hum...
2019-06-06, 00:39

East German civil rights activists praised in Bundestag 30 years on The German parliament praised civil rights groups and the church for their roles in bringing about a peaceful revolution 30 years ago in former East G...
2019-06-06, 23:26

Jeff Bezos confronted by animal-rights protester during Las Vegas conference Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos was interrupted by an animal rights activist Thursday after she rushed the stage where he was giving a talk in Las Vegas and yel...
2019-06-07, 05:26

Abortion rights advocates criticize Biden over support for Hyde Amendment NARAL and Emily’s List took aim at Biden over his support for the rule, which prohibits federal funds from being used on abortion in most circumstance...
2019-06-05, 13:26

Animal rights activist facing felonies in Jeff Bezos protest Authorities in Las Vegas are filing felony charges against a 30-year-old California woman who was arrested after approaching Amazon CEO and founder Je...
2019-06-07, 19:26

Trump should use trade tensions with China to emphasize human rights, Pelosi says President Trump must use ongoing U.S. trade fights with China to move the communist country toward honoring human rights at home, House Speaker Nancy ...
2019-06-04, 13:39

Canada says it has real concerns over China's human rights, Beijing protests Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau marked the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown on Tuesday by expressing "real concerns" about Ch...
2019-06-04, 23:52

CNN panel laughs at Biden claim that he marched in 1988 for civil rights Reporter Jake Tapper and his panel burst out laughing Tuesday over a report about presidential candidate Joe Biden’s 30-year-old false claims that he ...
2019-06-05, 04:39

Virginia governor calls special session on gun control after Virginia Beach shooting Just four days after a gunman killed 12 co-workers at a Virginia Beach municipal building, Gov. Ralph Northam called a special session of the state As...
2019-06-04, 23:13

South American countries denounce decision to give Amazon control of .amazon domain The presidents of Peru, Colombia, Ecuador and Bolivia criticized a recent decision to grant global retailer Amazon the rights to the .amazon domain.Re...
2019-05-27, 08:00

Power, cell service lost as Level 6 wildfire burns out of control in High Level The out-of-control wildfire that forced the evacuation of High Level, Alta., on Monday is currently listed as a Level 6, the most severe, given how ac...
2019-05-21, 15:52

Virginia governor calls special session to take up gun control measures in the wake of Virginia Beach shooting Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam called a special session of the state legislature to take up gun-control measures in the wake of Friday's mass shooting in...
2019-06-04, 17:13

Tough talk and wish fulfillment struggle for control of Mindy Kaling's talk-show comedy Late Night The hook of the new comedy Late Night is supposed to be the sight of Emma Thompson, as a veteran network talk show host, reacting with flinty skeptici...
2019-06-03, 11:13

Amir Khan defends £7m Saudi Arabia fight despite human rights concerns • Khan faces Neeraj Goyat at King Abdullah Sports City in July• ‘I would be stupid to not take this opportunity’Amir Khan has defended the choice of l...
2019-06-06, 12:52

Bill proposes reference to rights of Indigenous Peoples in Canadian citizenship oath Hussen says the proposal demonstrates the Liberal government's commitment to reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples and a renewed relationship based o...
2019-05-29, 02:52

Civil rights leader William Barber convicted of trespassing for 2017 protest Barber had pleaded not guilty, seeking to frame the case as a freedom of speech issue after he was arrested during a sit-inUS civil rights advocate th...
2019-06-06, 18:39

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Disability inclusion, minimum wage, and LGBTI rights in Botswana This Tuesday, we cover: a new strategy for disability inclusion; continued talks on social justice at the international labour conference; an update o...
2019-06-11, 14:52

Child Rights Body Says J&J Baby Shampoo "Harmful", Firm Insists It's Safe Top Indian child rights body has directed the American multinational company Johnson and Johnson to immediately withdraw a batch of its baby shampoo t...
2019-05-28, 10:00

Stacey Abrams Calls on Hollywood to #StayAndFight About Georgia Abortion Rights Instead of Boycotting Former Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams is just as outraged as many about Georgia’s decision to virtually outlaw abortions in the state, ...
2019-06-04, 23:13

Abortion rights supporters' voices thunder at #StopTheBans rallies across the nation Hundreds of #StopTheBans rallies took place across the nation as supporters vented frustrations at actions by states to restrict access to abortions. ...
2019-05-21, 18:01

Abortion-rights activists rally at Supreme Court to protest new state bans U.S. abortion-rights campaigners, including several Democrats running for president in 2020, are set to rally in front of the Supreme Court on Tuesday...
2019-05-21, 10:13

Abortion rights supporters plan hundreds of #StopTheBans rallies across nation Tuesday Hundreds of rallies were set across the nation as supporters vented frustrations at actions by several states aimed at restricting access to abortions...
2019-05-21, 10:26

Leah Chase, Iconic Executive Chef and Civil Rights Activist, Dies at 96 Leah Chase, iconic executive chef, civil rights activist, and co-owner of the legendary Dooky Chase’s Restaurant in New Orleans, died Saturday her fam...
2019-06-02, 17:26

Friday’s Daily Brief: human rights in Colombia, Myanmar and Nigeria, global displacement, and more This Friday, we cover: the UN calling for an end to attacks against human rights defenders; a record number of displaced due to conflict and disasters...
2019-05-21, 08:32

Tucson community says goodbye to late civil rights leader, Betty Liggins TUCSON –The Tucson community said goodbye to a very special person Thursday morning. A memorial service was held in honor of civil rights leader and c...
2019-05-23, 16:52

LGBT community in Chechnya faces ‘new wave of persecution’: UN human rights experts People in Chechnya who are suspected of being lesbian, gay or bisexual, are facing a “new wave of persecution” following a spate of killings involving...
2019-05-21, 13:13

Hong Kong Court Issues Landmark Ruling in a Victory for LGBT Rights (HONG KONG) — Hong Kong’s Court of Final Appeal said Thursday the government cannot deny spousal employment benefits to same-sex couples, ...
2019-06-06, 08:26

Congresswoman Norma Torres blasts ‘sex-starved males’ opposed to abortion rights A Democratic lawmaker caused a stir on the House floor Wednesday when she said she was sick of hearing “so many sex-starved males” talk ab...
2019-06-13, 02:52

Bernie Sanders leans into socialist label, touts 'economic bill of rights' Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, a 2020 Democratic presidential candidate, on Wednesday outlined his vision for a new "21st century economic bill of right...
2019-06-12, 21:01

Rights of ‘gilets jaunes’ protesters in France, ‘disproportionately curtailed’, say UN independent experts French protesters’ rights have been “disproportionately curtailed” during the wave of recent “gilet jaunes”, or yellow jacket demonstrations across th...
2019-05-21, 10:13

Stormy Daniels hosting abortion rights 'swamp trash block party' Stormy Daniels is set to host a “swamp trash block party” with jello shots and a silent auction to benefit an abortion rights group in New Orleans on ...
2019-06-15, 18:52

Second Saudi ship leaves French port without arms cargo -rights group A Saudi cargo ship has left the southern French port of Fos-sur-Mer without loading its arms cargo destined for Saudi Arabia, blocked from doing so af...
2019-05-30, 17:13

Leah Chase, civil rights pioneer and queen of Creole cuisine, dies at 96 The famed New Orleans chef's secret ingredient? 'Love,' she told USA Today Network in 2016.        ...
2019-06-02, 12:26

Greta Thunberg, Fridays for Future movement win Amnesty human rights award Amnesty has awarded Swedish student activist Greta Thunberg and the Fridays for Future movement a human rights award. The movement has seen tens of th...
2019-06-07, 06:26

Hacker Conference Disinvites U.S. Congressman Over Abysmal Women's Rights Voting Record U.S. Congressman Will Hurd has been disinvited to the Black Hat security conference in Las Vegas this year where he was set to deliver a keynote addre...
2019-06-14, 23:00

UN expert: Canada's toxic waste policy shows disdain for Indigenous rights Special rapporteur Baskut Tuncak urges Canada to engage with groups who live near toxic sites and respect basic human rightsCanada’s handling of toxic...
2019-06-07, 06:26

Social justice, human rights feature prominently at this year's Oscars in Hollywood Gender equality, the marginalization of indigenous languages, migration, the refugee crisis, the lives of domestic workers, poverty… All these issues ...
2019-05-21, 09:13

Hundreds of North Korean Public Execution Sites Have Been Identified, Rights Group Says (SEOUL, South Korea) — A human rights group said Tuesday it has identified hundreds of spots where witnesses claim North Korea carried out publi...
2019-06-11, 02:26

Human rights group claims to locate North Korean execution sites SEOUL, South Korea — A human rights group said Tuesday it has identified hundreds of spots where witnesses claim North Korea carried out public execut...
2019-06-11, 12:26

U.S. plan to make Guatemala take asylum seekers called ludicrous by rights group A U.S. plan to make asylum seekers from Honduras and El Salvador seek refuge in Guatemala instead of the United States would endanger, not protect, re...
2019-06-14, 19:39

Immigrant-rights groups ask Supreme Court to delay decision on 2020 census Immigrant-rights groups asked the Supreme Court on Wednesday to postpone ruling on their legal challenge to the addition of a citizenship question to ...
2019-06-13, 08:00

Louisiana governor to sign 'heartbeat' ban, latest move to curb U.S. abortion rights Louisiana's Democratic governor said on Wednesday he would sign a bill passed earlier in the day to ban abortion when a fetal heartbeat is detected, t...
2019-05-29, 21:52

UN rights chief ‘strongly’ condemns ‘shocking’ mass executions in Saudi Arabia Despite repeated appeals by the United Nations human rights system, Saudi Arabia’s decision to go ahead with the beheading of 37 men, drew strong cond...
2019-05-21, 10:13

The House of Commons just gave a standing ovation for abortion rights — minus the Conservatives Members of the Canadian House of Commons rose in a standing ovation to affirm support for a woman's right to choose — that is, except for the Conserva...
2019-05-29, 18:13

Huawei files motion to block U.S. ban, calling it an affront to global human rights The Chinese tech giant filed a legal motion Wednesday in U.S. federal court to have the Trump administration’s efforts to ban its equipment in the Uni...
2019-05-29, 11:39

Britain calls on Hong Kong to pause extradition bill, maintain rights Britain urged the Hong Kong government to "pause and reflect" on an extradition bill that has sparked widespread protests, and said the former British...
2019-06-12, 08:26

‘Endemic’ sexual violence surging in South Sudan: UN human rights office A surge in sexual violence in South Sudan’s Unity state targeting victims as young as eight years old, has prompted a call from the UN human rights of...
2019-05-21, 10:13

Former Democrat turned conservative gay rights activist slams Pride, sues LGBT Center The 42-year-old Harlem hairdresser said the gay community turned its back on him once the former “diehard liberal” — who voted for Hillary Clinton in ...
2019-06-15, 17:39

USC and United Airlines announce new naming-rights deal for historic Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum The football field at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum will be named after its corporate sponsor, the University of Southern California and United Ai...
2019-06-07, 19:26

United States: UN human rights office welcomes California moratorium on death penalty The UN human rights office (OHCHR) has welcomed the signing of an executive order by the Governor of California, in the United States, to impose a mor...
2019-05-21, 10:13

Brunei’s new penal code would enshrine ‘cruel and inhuman punishments’ UN rights chief warns Proposed changes to Brunei’s penal code to incorporate punishments under a strict interpretation of Islamic law - including death by stoning - should ...
2019-05-21, 10:13

Warsaw holds massive pride parade amid backlash against LGBT rights movement The largest gay pride parade in Eastern Europe is bringing thousands of people to the streets of Warsaw. Saturday’s parade comes at a time when the LG...
2019-06-08, 19:13

NYPD apologizes for 1969 Stonewall raid that birthed modern LGBT rights movement New York City's police commissioner apologized Thursday for the June 1969 raid on the Stonewall Inn gay bar, an event widely cited as the beginning of...
2019-06-06, 19:13

Venezuela: UN human rights office calls for ‘maximum restraint’ by authorities in face of new demonstrations With another day of mass protests taking place across Venezuela, the UN human rights office (OHCHR) said on Wednesday it was “extremely worried by rep...
2019-05-21, 11:52

John Oliver Challenges 13 States to Pass the Equal Rights Amendment on Last Week Tonight John Oliver knows that this year has been rough for women, who “judging from restroom signs are just men who have swallowed a trapezoid.” ...
2019-06-10, 09:00

Remembering a legend: Tucson remembers late civil rights leader, Betty Liggins TUCSON – Back in 1960, Betty Liggins was a mail carrier in Chicago. If you asked her then if she thought she would be an instrumental person in ...
2019-05-23, 11:52

Rita’s Italian Ice responds to photo of mascot attending abortion rights rally in Philadelphia Rita’s Italian Ice has responded after a photo of the company’s mascot at an abortion rights rally in Philadelphia was shared widely on social media....
2019-05-22, 15:13

Rolling Stones give ‘Bitter Sweet Symphony’ song rights back to The Verve Perhaps old age has softened the Stones. After more than two decades, Rolling Stones frontmen Mick Jagger and Keith Richards have finally relinquished...
2019-05-23, 15:52

Judge finds Navy SEAL's fair trial rights violated in war crimes case The military judge presiding over the court-martial of a U.S. Navy SEAL charged with war crimes said on Friday prosecutors who electronically tracked ...
2019-06-01, 02:26

Judge finds Navy SEAL’s fair trial rights violated in war crimes case SAN DIEGO – The military judge presiding over the court-martial of a U.S. Navy SEAL charged with war crimes said on Friday prosecutors who elect...
2019-06-01, 02:52

Amir Khan must have ‘eyes firmly open’ to Saudi Arabia human rights issues Britain's Amir Khan is to face Neeraj Goyat in Jeddah in July The post Amir Khan must have ‘eyes firmly open’ to Saudi Arabia human rights issues appe...
2019-06-01, 06:52

Support for abortion rights grows as some U.S. states curb access: Reuters/Ipsos poll Americans have become more supportive of abortion rights over the past year, even as a wave of Republican-controlled state governments have imposed ne...
2019-05-26, 10:26

Pompeo urges China to release human rights prisoners to mark Tiananmen crackdown U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday called on Beijing to mark the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square uprising this week by releasing a...
2019-06-03, 13:52

Hong Kong's identity as a city of rights and freedom is under threat – so we protest | Antony Dapiran The proposed law has provoked a response like no other in recent years. Here’s whyIn extraordinary scenes that could have been a direct replay of 2014...
2019-06-12, 02:39

Tiananmen Square protest leader urges West to link human rights, trade TOKYO — Veteran Chinese dissident Wang Dan urged Western nations to restore the link between human rights and trade with China in a speech Wednesday j...
2019-05-29, 15:00

Russian court rules to free Chechen human rights advocate Oyub Titiev Chechen human rights advocate Oyub Titiev was granted early release by a Russian court on Monday after being given a four-year penal colony sentence e...
2019-06-10, 14:26

Ten years after abortion doctor's brutal murder, one woman carries the fight for reproductive rights In 2009, George Tiller was shot dead in Kansas. Today, as America’s discord over abortion reaches fever pitch, Julie Burkhart is keeping the flame ali...
2019-05-31, 09:26

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: hate speech, dementia, Libya and Yemen, human rights in Brazil and Lebanon This Tuesday, we cover: the UN chief in New Zealand’s Christchurch calls for end to hate speech; how a healthy lifestyle can prevent dementia; updates...
2019-05-21, 10:26

Greater transparency, fairer prices for medicines ‘a global human rights issue’, says UN health agency  While developing countries have long struggled with the price of medicines, today’s costs have rendered it a world-wide challenge, and the key topic o...
2019-05-21, 10:26

UN expert criticizes States for ‘ganging up’ on Wikileaks’ Assange; warns against extradition, fearing ‘serious’ rights violations After visiting Julian Assange in a London prison, an independent UN human rights expert expressed urgent concern on Friday, for the Wikileaks co-found...
2019-05-31, 12:00