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U.S. abortion rights activists vow to challenge landmark Alabama ban

U.S. abortion-rights activists vowed on Wednesday to challenge an Alabama bill that would ban abortions, even in cases of rape and incest, the latest attempt by conservatives to reverse a 19...

U.S. abortion rights activists vow to challenge landmark Alabama ban

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U.S. abortion-rights activists vow to challenge landmark Alabama ban U.S. abortion-rights activists vowed on Wednesday to challenge an Alabama bill that would ban abortions, even in cases of rape and incest, the latest...
19:00, 05/15/2019

Abortion-rights activists rally across US against extreme 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 campaigner...
03:32, 05/22/2019

Alabama gears up for abortion fight activists thought was history As Alabama passes the country's most restrictive abortion law, activists who believe in a woman's right to terminate her pregnancy are bracing for a ...
17:32, 05/16/2019

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 restricti...
04:32, 05/22/2019

On Politics With Lisa Lerer: Did Anti-Abortion Activists Overreach in Alabama? In the On Politics newsletter: The president and some allies are distancing themselves from the Alabama abortion ban, worried that the law goes beyon...
02:32, 05/21/2019

Planned Parenthood readies challenge to near-total abortion ban in Alabama Planned Parenthood president says near-total ban "will cost women's lives;" Ivey mum on whether she will sign it      ...
22:16, 05/15/2019

Alabama’s Abortion Ban Is Designed to Challenge Roe v. Wade at the Supreme Court. Here’s What Happens Next The Alabama Senate passed a bill late Tuesday that would effectively ban abortion in the state, with no exceptions for rape or incest, prompting an o...
23:32, 05/15/2019

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 Tuesda...
17:32, 05/21/2019

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...
18:32, 05/16/2019

Alabama state Senate passes near total abortion ban in direct challenge to Roe v. Wade The Alabama state Senate on Tuesday approved a bill essentially banning abortion in the state, a move specifically aimed at challenging more than 40 ...
15:32, 05/15/2019

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.  ...
17:00, 05/24/2019

'Today is a dark day for women': Planned Parenthood vows to challenge Alabama abortion ban Planned Parenthood is gearing up for a legal battle against Alabama after state lawmakers passed the most extreme abortion ban in the US.  ...
22:16, 05/15/2019

| Black Africans must pick up Everest challenge, says landmark climber The first black African woman to climb Everest says that people from her continent must seek "amazing" new challenges to prove they can compete with ...
19:00, 05/23/2019

Cuba: landmark gay rights march planned despite reported threats Plan follows cancellation of state-backed Pride-style event, after officials claimed it could be used for anti-government activityCuban gay rights ac...
22:32, 05/11/2019

After Alabama OKs strictest abortion law in nation, Missouri could be next. Where states stand on abortion bans Alabama's passage of the nation's strictest abortion law is the latest bid by states in the South and Midwest to stake out a legal challeng...
17:16, 05/16/2019

Alabama’s Abortion Ban Isn’t Only About Abortion. Opponents Are Afraid it May Drive Doctors Out of the State Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey on May 15 signed into law the strictest abortion ban in the country, sparking fears not only about abortion access, but also ab...
22:16, 05/16/2019

Alabama Senate passes a near-total ban on abortion, sends bill to governor; would be most restrictive abortion law in US MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Senate passes a near-total ban on abortion, sends bill to governor; would be most restrictive abortion law in US....
05:16, 05/15/2019

Josh Hawley: Alabama abortion ban is ‘direct response’ to New York’s late-term abortion law Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., said that Alabama’s passage of the nation’s strictest anti-abortion bill is a reaction to late-term abortion legislation see...
23:48, 05/16/2019

As Some States Limit Abortion, Others Move to Protect Abortion Rights In Vermont, Democrats are pushing for an amendment protecting abortion rights in the State Constitution. Elsewhere, demonstrators were marching outsi...
02:48, 05/22/2019

Hillary Clinton promotes abortion fund, decries 'attacks on women's lives' amid Alabama abortion ban Former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton blasted state-level abortion restrictions, calling on Wednesday for her followers to donate to...
01:00, 05/16/2019

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 capti...
15:00, 05/23/2019

Cuba's gay rights activists take to the streets defiant and proud Gay pride parade in Cuba’s capital goes ahead despite official march being bannedThe annual gay pride parade in Cuba’s capital is usually an upbeat, ...
13:48, 05/12/2019

Saudi Arabia Temporarily Releases Four Detained Women’s Rights Activists Saudi Arabian authorities on Thursday temporarily released at least four women’s rights activists whose arrests, on charges of undermining stat...
15:32, 05/03/2019

Rights groups challenge warrantless cellphone searches at U.S. border U.S. officials at ports of entry improperly contend they are entitled to confiscate and search travelers' cellphones and other devices without warran...
01:00, 05/01/2019

Across US, activists protest new wave of abortion bans Abortion rights supporters are holding rallies at the U.S. Supreme Court, statehouses and other sites across the nation to oppose tough abortion bans...
00:48, 05/22/2019

Alabama Dem who said 'unwanted children' should be aborted announces primary challenge against Sen. Doug Jones A Democratic state representative from Alabama who endorsed abortion as a means of "killing" unwanted children last week announced on Tuesday that he...
02:00, 05/08/2019

Trump tells anti-abortion activists to stay united for 2020 With Alabama's restrictive new abortion law stirring divisions on the right, President Donald Trump implored anti-abortion activists to stay united h...
01:32, 05/20/2019

Opponents of Georgia abortion ban promise court challenge ATLANTA (AP) — Opponents of a Georgia law banning abortions once a fetal heartbeat can be detected vow to take their fight from the state Capitol to ...
09:32, 05/08/2019

McCarthy: Alabama abortion law 'goes further than I believe' The top Republican in the House said Thursday that he believes Alabama’s new restrictive abortion law — the strictest in the nation — goes too far.“I...
21:16, 05/16/2019

The Alabama Abortion Bill: Here’s What Comes Next The next move on the Alabama bill that would ban most abortions at every stage of pregnancy belongs to governor. But the last word will probably come...
23:32, 05/15/2019

What to know about Alabama's proposed abortion ban The Alabama Senate has passed a near-total ban on abortions. Here's everything you need to about the bill and where it's headed next. ...
16:32, 05/15/2019

Alabama passes near complete ban on abortion A bill banning nearly all abortions in Alabama passed the House of Representatives 74 to 3, with nearly all Democrats exiting the chamber in protest ...
15:48, 05/01/2019

Elizabeth Warren Is Going on the Offensive for Abortion Rights Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren put up a detailed policy proposal on Medium before any of us woke up thi...
18:16, 05/17/2019

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, fo...
04:32, 05/22/2019

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)       ...
02:00, 05/23/2019

The Supreme Court Just Outlined How It Might Get Rid of Abortion Rights Abortion rights may be in trouble in the United States, according to a new Supreme Court opinion that outlines how conservatives might overturn Roe v...
08:00, 05/14/2019

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 ...
23:16, 05/21/2019

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 abortion...
21:00, 05/21/2019

Alabama governor signs strict abortion ban into law Alabama Governor Kay Ivey on Wednesday signed a bill to ban all abortions in the state, even in cases of rape and incest, in the latest bid by politi...
01:00, 05/16/2019

Pat Robertson Doesn't Think Alabama's Abortion Ban Is 'Too Extreme' Televangelist and right wing agitator Pat Robertson said on his show “The 700 Club” on Wednesday that he believes Alabama’s new ban on abortions is “...
08:16, 05/16/2019

Alabama House set to vote on near-total abortion ban Alabama House Bill 314 probably has the votes to pass the House; however the Senate leader expresses unease with lack of rape, incest exemptions. &#...
18:16, 04/30/2019

Alabama House overwhelmingly approves abortion ban The Alabama House voted overwhelmingly Tuesday to outlaw almost all abortions in the state as conservatives took aim at the 1973 U.S. Supreme Court d...
08:16, 05/01/2019

AP Look: Will Alabama's abortion law reach SCOTUS? Alabama's new law which would virtually ban abortions is the latest and most far-reaching state law designed to prod the Supreme Court to recons...
00:00, 05/16/2019

In Alabama, Opposition to Abortion Runs Deep Even before the near-total ban that Alabama’s governor signed late Wednesday, only three clinics remained in the state. The state is aiming for zero....
02:48, 05/17/2019

Leslie Jones tears into Alabama abortion law Alabama's new anti-abortion law drew the fire of "Saturday Night Live" star Leslie Jones, who proclaimed, "You can't tell me what to do with my body"...
04:00, 05/20/2019

These 25 white men – all Republicans – just voted to ban abortion in Alabama Legislation makes abortion a crime at any stage of pregnancy, with the only exception for a serious threat to the health of the womanAlabama’s new la...
07:00, 05/15/2019

| #YouKnowMe women open up following Alabama's abortion law Twitter users share their abortion stories under the hashtag #YouKnowMe after the Alabama Senate passed the most restrictive abortion Bill in the US....
14:16, 05/17/2019

Trump and Romney say Alabama abortion ruling went too far President Trump and GOP Sen. Mitt Romney said they favor exceptions to strict abortion bans recently passed by several states in an effort to get the...
01:16, 05/20/2019

| WATCH: Celebrities react to Alabama's abortion law On Wednesday, Alabama Governor Kay Ivey signed a bill into law that makes abortion a Class A felony. Celebrities immediately took to social media to ...
22:32, 05/17/2019

The Latest: Protesters to march against Alabama abortion ban MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on developments related to Alabama’s strictest-in-the-nation abortion ban (all times local): 10:30 a.m. Oppo...
19:00, 05/16/2019

Arizona leaders weigh in on Alabama abortion law TUCSON- Alabama’s new, restrictive abortion law remains in the national spotlight. Arizona leaders are weighing in. Our sister station News 12&...
21:00, 05/21/2019

Alabama governor signs strictest U.S. abortion ban into law Alabama's governor signed a bill on Wednesday to ban nearly all abortions in the state, even in cases of rape and incest, in the latest challenge by ...
05:16, 05/16/2019

After Alabama Abortion Law, 3 Democrats Propose a New Strategy Senators Cory Booker, Kirsten Gillibrand and Elizabeth Warren are taking an aggressive approach in a debate whose terms have long been set by conserv...
02:00, 05/18/2019

Alabama House approves near total ban on abortion If it passes the Senate and is signed by Gov. Kay Ivey, the measure would be one of the most sweeping abortion restrictions in the nation.  ...
10:00, 05/01/2019

Abortion law 'harsher in Northern Ireland than in Alabama' Campaigners say women can face jail sentences up to life in UK owing to 1861 legislationAlabama’s near total ban on abortion mirrors the situation in...
18:48, 05/15/2019

Romney says he doesn't support Alabama abortion law Sen. Mitt Romney on Sunday said he doesn't support a recently enacted law prohibiting abortion at any point during pregnancy in the state of Alabama....
19:00, 05/19/2019

Alabama abortion bill: What happens next for most restrictive ban in US in 40 years? The Alabama Senate has passed a near-total ban on abortions. Here's everything you need to about the bill and where it's headed next. ...
18:16, 05/15/2019

ACLU, Planned Parenthood sue over Alabama abortion ban The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and Planned Parenthood filed a lawsuit on Friday challenging a law enacted by Alabama last week that bans n...
20:00, 05/24/2019

Warren unveils abortion rights platform following new laws WASHINGTON (AP) — Elizabeth Warren is calling for a series of targeted measures designed to safeguard abortion rights following a flurry of new state...
15:16, 05/17/2019

Kirsten Gillibrand Is Struggling. Will Abortion Rights Be Her Rallying Cry? The New York senator is mired near the bottom of most polls but hopes to jump-start her campaign and fund-raising as she aggressively criticizes anti...
18:00, 05/17/2019

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, fo...
12:32, 05/22/2019

Alabama to ban abortion, including for rape and incest cases Governor Key Ivey signed off on the abortion ban in Alabama, setting the stage for a battle that could end up in the US Supreme Court. Several states...
07:00, 05/16/2019

Missouri follows Alabama by passing restrictive abortion bill Missouri lawmakers passed a bill on Friday that prohibits women from seeking an abortion after the eighth week of pregnancy, days after Alabama enact...
04:16, 05/18/2019

Alabama’s Abortion Ban Hits Black Population Differently Days after eight white women and 43 white men yelled “Roll Tide!” before voting to pass the nation’s harshest abortion ban, companies are already cha...
06:00, 05/23/2019

Missouri Governor After Seeing Alabama’s Abortion Ban: Hold My Moonshine The clearly not-so-great-state of Alabama just enacted the most extreme abortion ban since abortion was made legal by Roe v. Wade some 46 years ago. ...
18:48, 05/16/2019

Missouri Joins Alabama in Passing Horrific Abortion Law The Missouri House has passed a bill banning abortion after eight weeks of pregnancy, before many women know they’re pregnant. The state Senate passe...
21:32, 05/17/2019

Alabama abortion law raised hope for execution reprieve A lawyer for a condemned inmate said he hoped Gov. Kay Ivey might a grant clemency request and block the execution after she talked about her belief ...
20:00, 05/17/2019

Alabama’s proposed abortion ban nears final vote MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama lawmakers could soon approve a near total ban on abortion. The Alabama Senate on Thursday will debate the bill to mak...
07:16, 05/09/2019

Former federal prosecutor on Alabama law: Abortion will 'clearly' be issue in 2020 In response to the controversy surrounding Alabama's recent law outlawing abortion, Former Whitewater Independent Counsel Robert Ray said that the is...
21:00, 05/16/2019

25 men voted to ban abortion in Alabama. Do they reflect the rest of America? States are passing strict abortion laws and 'heartbeat' bans, but polling shows most Americans believe abortion should be legal in all or m...
18:16, 05/15/2019

Women share their abortion stories in rebuke of Alabama 'ban' Women are sharing their stories of having an abortion on social media in response to the state of Alabama voting to enforce a near-total ban on the p...
14:48, 05/17/2019

After Alabama OKs strict anti-abortion bill, Missouri could be next Alabama's passage of the nation's strictest abortion bill is the latest bid by states in the South and Midwest to stake out a legal challen...
22:16, 05/15/2019

Leslie Jones rips Alabama abortion law on 'SNL': 'You can't tell me what to do with my body' On the heels of the Alabama state Senate passing US’ most restrictive abortion legislation, "Saturday Night Live" tackled the topic twice during its ...
22:16, 05/19/2019

Alabama rep blasted for abortion stance calls Don Jr. ‘retarded’ The Alabama state lawmaker being blasted over his bizarre statements on abortion made disturbing comments about Donald Trump, Jr., on Thursday, calli...
05:32, 05/03/2019

AOC blasts ‘fundamentalists’ for trying to ‘outlaw sex’ in wake of Alabama abortion ban Freshman Rep. Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez on Thursday blasted “religious fundamentalists,” claiming they are trying to “outlaw sex” the...
10:00, 05/16/2019

Alabama abortion advocate says the quiet part out loud Alabama state Rep. John Rogers, a Democrat, had a few choice comments last week about abortion — the very sort of comments that abortion's defenders ...
16:16, 05/05/2019

Joy Behar: Alabama lawmakers who voted for abortion ban should get a vasectomy Joy Behar, a co-host on “The View,” floated the idea that Alabama state senators receive a vasectomy if they backed a piece of legislation to outlaw ...
05:32, 05/16/2019

Stephen Colbert Takes On Alabama’s Restrictive Abortion Law “That is either an overreach by the Alabama G.O.P. or some pretty intense viral marketing for the new season of ‘The Handmaid’s Tale,’” Colbert said ...
00:00, 05/22/2019

Alabama governor signs bill banning nearly all abortion Alabama’s governor on Wednesday signed into law the most restrictive abortion legislation in the nation, triggering a fight likely bound for th...
04:32, 05/16/2019

Alabama Governor Signs Nation’s Most Restrictive Abortion Law Gov. Kay Ivey said the state will continue to follow the rule of law. Supporters hope the legislation will force a Supreme Court challenge to the nat...
01:48, 05/16/2019

Alabama lawmakers pass another contentious abortion bill A week after Alabama passed one of the nation's most restrictive anti-abortion laws, lawmakers approved a bill to criminalize doctors who don't make ...
21:00, 05/23/2019

Alabama’s proposed abortion ban heads toward committee vote MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — An attempt to outlaw abortion in Alabama is headed to a committee vote in the Alabama Senate. The Senate Judiciary Committee ...
09:32, 05/08/2019

Maryland official urges divesting from Alabama over abortion ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland’s comptroller says he’s urging the state’s pension system to divest itself from Alabama-based compan...
12:48, 05/17/2019

Alabama Senate heads toward vote on abortion ban measure MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama lawmakers are headed toward a vote on a proposal to outlaw most abortions that has splintered Republicans over its la...
11:16, 05/14/2019

Alabama abortion ban: Republican senate passes most restrictive law in US Law bans abortion except if there is a ‘serious health risk’ to the mother, with no exceptions for rape and incestAlabama’s Republican-controlled sta...
07:00, 05/15/2019

Top House Republican McCarthy says he opposes Alabama abortion law McCarthy told reporters that the Alabama law “goes further than I believe,” noting that he has voted for exceptions in cases of rape and incest, and ...
22:16, 05/16/2019

The Latest: Alabama Senate begins debate on abortion ban MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on the Alabama Senate taking up a proposed abortion ban (all times local): 4:15 p.m. Alabama lawmakers have begun ...
00:48, 05/15/2019

Alabama Senate to vote on bill banning abortion Alabama's state Senate was due to vote on a bill on Tuesday that would outlaw nearly all abortions, but will first consider whether to allow the proc...
14:16, 05/14/2019

Alabama Senate Set to Take Up Bill Effectively Banning Abortion Alabama lawmakers hope the measure will lead the Supreme Court to reconsider Roe v. Wade, which recognized a constitutional right to end a pregnancy....
20:16, 05/14/2019

'It goes after Roe directly': Alabama's abortion bill set to go before state senate Nation’s strictest legislation would ban all abortions at any stage of pregnancy, and backers hope it will fuel a challenge to Roe v WadeJenna King-S...
11:48, 05/14/2019

Alabama boycott builds as states retaliate against abortion law A movement to boycott Alabama over its near-ban on abortion gained momentum Thursday as officials in Maryland and Colorado called for economic retali...
02:00, 05/17/2019

Alabama Senate votes in favour of near-total ban on abortion The Republican-dominated Alabama Senate voted 25-6 for the bill that would make performing an abortion at any stage of pregnancy a felony punishable ...
06:32, 05/15/2019

Tim Heidecker responds to Alabama abortion ban with charity single, "To The Men" This week, Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey signed a law that, in addition to banning most abortions in the state, makes performing one a felony punishable by u...
00:00, 05/17/2019

Roe v. Wade at risk: key facts on legal challenges to U.S. abortion rights A bill passed by Alabama legislators that would outlaw nearly all abortions in the state is the strictest such measure in the United States. If signe...
23:00, 05/15/2019

Abortion Rights Demonstration on Red Carpet of Cannes Film Festival (CANNES, France) — Ahead of the premiere of an Argentine documentary on abortion, dozens of women have demonstrated for abortion rights on the ...
19:48, 05/18/2019

Cory Booker writes open letter to men about abortion rights Democratic presidential hopeful Cory Booker penned an open letter to US men about abortion rights on Friday, writing that they need to stand with wom...
04:00, 05/18/2019

'​You just said to my daughter, you don't matter ' – senator reacts to Alabama abortion ban – video The Democratic minority leader, Bobby Singleton, delivered an emotional speech after a rape and incest exception from the abortion ban bill failed to...
18:48, 05/15/2019

Republican Alabama governor mulling nation's strictest abortion law Alabama Governor Kay Ivey on Wednesday was mulling whether to sign the United States' strictest abortion law, part of a multistate effort to get the ...
16:32, 05/15/2019

Judge Napolitano: Alabama's restrictive abortion law will go to Supreme Court Fox News' senior judicial analyst Judge Andrew Napolitano referred to Alabama's recent ruling on abortion "the most extreme pro-life legislation in t...
16:00, 05/16/2019

Alabama Senate Erupts Into Chaos as Republicans Try to Ram Through Vote on Abortion Ban Days after Georgia passed one of the most strict de facto abortion bans in the country, Alabama’s Republicans are following in hot pursuit, trying to...
22:16, 05/09/2019

Maryland comptroller calls for economic retaliation against Alabama after abortion ban Maryland's top financial officer on Thursday called for a number of retaliatory economic measures against Alabama in response to the state'...
19:48, 05/16/2019

Hundreds march to protest Alabama abortion ban at state capital The demonstration came days after Gov. Kay Ivey signed the most stringent abortion law in the nation— making performing an abortion a felony in nearl...
03:16, 05/20/2019

‘This really is a war on women:’ Leslie Jones attacks Alabama abortion legislation on ‘SNL’ "This is how it starts. I'm out living my life, and I see there are a bunch of states out there trying to ban abortion and tell me what I can and can...
22:00, 05/19/2019

Surge in pressure on NI abortion laws in wake of Alabama ruling Britons outraged over Alabama's near-total ban on abortion are channelling their anger into attempting to change Northern Ireland's own restrictive r...
09:48, 05/18/2019

Factbox: Alabama abortion ban triggers Twitter reaction storm Celebrities, activists and politicians swarmed social media to air their opinions on a new law, signed on Wednesday, that almost totally bans abortio...
20:48, 05/16/2019

Alabama abortion law draws some criticism, mostly silence from national Republicans Several Republicans in the U.S. Congress are criticizing a new Alabama law that will ban nearly all abortions in the state as too extreme, saying exc...
23:32, 05/16/2019

2020 Democrats Condemn Alabama Abortion Bill: ‘This Is a War on Women’ Democratic presidential candidates vowed to challenge the bill, which is the most far-reaching effort in the nation this year to curb abortion rights...
23:32, 05/15/2019

What female state senators had to say about Alabama's abortion bill – video Alabama’s new law imposing the strictest restrictions on abortion in the United States was passed by 25 white male Republicans. Minority Democrats in...
18:48, 05/15/2019

Abortion bill delayed as Alabama Senate falls into chaos The lieutenant governor agreed to remove amendments creating exceptions for rape and incest, leading to anger and arguments on the Senate floor. ...
21:32, 05/09/2019

US briefing: Pompeo and Putin, China tariffs and Alabama abortion law Tuesday’s top story: secretary of state visits Moscow amid US tensions with Iran. Plus, why copying the populist right won’t help save the leftSubscr...
14:48, 05/14/2019

2020 Democrats Condemn Alabama Abortion Measure and Vow to Fight It The measure, approved by the Alabama Senate, would outlaw almost all abortions in the state. “This is a war on women,” Senator Kirsten Gillibrand sai...
17:32, 05/15/2019

Missouri poised to pass restrictive abortion law, days after Alabama Missouri House lawmakers are expected to pass a bill on Friday to ban most abortions eight weeks after conception, days after Alabama introduced the ...
12:48, 05/17/2019

Where does Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey stand on abortion, adoption, birth control? Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey has made her positions known on family planning topics like abortion, adoption by couples and birth control.    ...
07:32, 05/16/2019

Abortion foes eye Supreme Court showdown in wake of Alabama ban Pro-life lawmakers in Alabama lit a national firestorm this week by approving a near-total ban on abortion and imposing harsh penalties on doctors wh...
19:16, 05/15/2019

#MeToo founder slams Alabama lawmakers in wake of abortion law The founder of the #MeToo movement is speaking out against Alabama lawmakers after a near-total abortion ban was signed into law. Tarana Burke decrie...
03:32, 05/17/2019

Alabama Passes Bill Banning Abortion From Moment of Conception Less than a week after a fight broke out on the Alabama Senate floor over a proposal to ban abortion at the moment of conception, briefly delaying a ...
18:48, 05/15/2019

Alabama Abortion Bill Passes Senate, Heads To Governor MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama is close to approving a near total ban on abortion after the state Senate passed a measure that would make performing...
05:16, 05/15/2019

‘We have to fight’: Alabama's extreme abortion ban sparks wave of activism Pro-choice groups see an increase in donations and are mobilizing supporters and resources in several states to combat the lawsTrump takes war on abo...
02:00, 05/18/2019

Alabama moves to ban abortion, including for rape and incest cases The legislation sets the stage for a legal battle over the right to abortion that could end up in the Supreme Court. It comes as 14 states have sough...
12:32, 05/15/2019

Romance novelists pledge to confront abortion 'taboo' after Alabama ban State senate’s near-total abortion ban prompts demand for genre to treat issue as ‘a normal part of life, not a moral lesson’Dip into the fast-moving...
02:00, 05/18/2019

Revealed: the fringe rightwing group changing the UN agenda on abortion rights Anti-abortion lobbying group using its influence in the Trump administration to help shape policy on the world stageLast spring, Laurie Shestack Phip...
23:48, 05/16/2019

It shouldn’t be left to women to fight alone for abortion rights | Gaby Hinsliff Pro-choice men should have the guts to campaign against the rolling back of laws that benefit both sexesNo woman can be free who does not control her...
12:16, 05/18/2019

Top Kansas court rules state constitution protects abortion rights The Kansas Supreme Court ruled on Friday that the state's constitution protects a woman's right to an abortion and upheld an injunction blocking a st...
19:00, 04/28/2019

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 doc...
01:16, 05/21/2019

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 pr...
18:00, 05/22/2019

Alabama Senate approves near-total ban on abortion; sends bill to the governor The measure includes the most sweeping restrictions on abortion in the United States, almost certainly guaranteeing a legal challenge.   &...
06:32, 05/15/2019

Los Angeles County lawmakers vote to ban official travel to Alabama over abortion law Los Angeles County's Board of Supervisors voted this week to enact a one-year ban on official travel to Alabama over that state’s controversial abort...
10:00, 05/24/2019

Alabama Dem attacks Trump Jr. with slur after abortion comments spark outcry The Democrat from Alabama who sparked outrage with his remarks defending abortion attacked Donald Trump Jr. saying he's "proof" that mothers should h...
03:48, 05/03/2019

Best of Late Night: Stephen Colbert Takes On Alabama’s Restrictive Abortion Law “That is either an overreach by the Alabama G.O.P. or some pretty intense viral marketing for the new season of ‘The Handmaid’s Tale,’” Colbert said ...
11:16, 05/16/2019

'I don't feel safe': Alabama newspapers publish letters by women on abortion ban Three local publications devoted their Sunday editions to essays from women, ranging from fear to grappling with personal beliefsThree major Alabama ...
04:16, 05/21/2019

Footballer Héctor Bellerín calls on sport to oppose Alabama abortion ban Arsenal defender says ban also an issue for men, and garners support from Ian WrightHéctor Bellerín, the Arsenal and Spain defender, has challenged f...
00:16, 05/19/2019

Alabama state senator claims colleagues 'raped women' with abortion ban Democratic State Sen. Bobby Singleton blasted his colleagues in Alabama, suggesting that they "raped women" by passing a ban on nearly all abortions....
22:00, 05/15/2019

Alabama latest in series of states passing restrictive abortion laws Alabama became the latest state to send a controversial abortion ban to the governor's desk, as advocates on both sides of the abortion debate prepar...
22:00, 05/15/2019

Alabama Senate delays vote on strict anti-abortion bill Alabama's state Senate on Thursday delayed until next week a vote on the strictest abortion bill in the United States after disagreement arose on the...
19:32, 05/09/2019

Trump campaign spokeswoman suggests he’s opposed to parts of Alabama’s abortion ban The Alabama law bans abortions in most circumstances, including in cases of rape and incest. President Trump's campaign spokeswoman said: “The presid...
23:16, 05/18/2019

Missouri assembly passes restrictive abortion bill, days after Alabama The lower house of the Missouri General Assembly passed a bill on Friday to prohibit women from seeking an abortion after the eighth week of pregnanc...
20:16, 05/17/2019

Trump backs abortion in cases of rape or incest, contradicting Alabama law President suggests abortion will be election issue, tweeting ‘we must stick together and Win for Life in 2020’Donald Trump, in a series of late night...
08:32, 05/19/2019

Alabama Senate approves near total abortion ban, sends bill to governor Alabama's Senate passed a near complete ban on abortion late Tuesday and sent it to Gov. Kay Ivey, who could sign it into law and make the state one ...
14:16, 05/15/2019

'We're in the fight of our lives': Alabama abortion bill spurs lawsuits and protests Women’s health advocates and Democratic politicians promise to fight the bill and the conservative-led effort to challenge abortion rights nationwide...
22:16, 05/15/2019

Why the senators’ race matters in reporting the Alabama abortion ban | Paul Chadwick Readers argued it was wrong to highlight that white men voted in the measure. But lack of representation is central to the storyWhy, demanded several...
03:16, 05/20/2019

Amazon TV series The Power pulls out of filming in Georgia over Alabama abortion law Reed Morano's upcoming Amazon series The Power has pulled out of filming in Georgia after a controversial bill was passed in Alabama which effects a ...
14:48, 05/22/2019

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....
23:16, 05/21/2019

Emily Ratajkowski poses naked in protest of Alabama's abortion bill passing Emily Ratajkowski is using her social media platform to voice her outrage over the recent passing of the bill in Alabama which makes nearly all abort...
08:16, 05/17/2019

Alabama abortion law: Lady Gaga joins stars condemning near-total ban on procedure Lady Gaga has joined the list of celebrities condemning Alabama's strict abortion law which bans the procedure in almost all cases, including rape an...
08:32, 05/16/2019

Alabama lawmakers, with eyes on overturning Roe v. Wade, pass nation's strictest abortion ban Alabama lawmakers on Tuesday passed the strictest abortion ban in the country in a test of whether the Supreme Court's longstanding prohibition ...
18:00, 05/15/2019

Alabama state Rep. under fire for abortion comments: Donald Trump Jr.’s mother 'should’ve aborted him' Alabama Democratic state Rep. John Rogers, who came under fire from conservatives for his extreme remarks about abortion yesterday, responded to crit...
02:00, 05/03/2019

#YouKnowMe: Keke Palmer Shares Her Story in Response to Alabama’s Virtual Abortion Ban Acclaimed actress Keke Palmer shared her personal experience with abortion in response to the #YouKnowMe thread begun on Twitter by actress and talk ...
05:48, 05/21/2019

Alabama abortion law an example of 'emboldened' GOP state houses after Kavanaugh replaced Kennedy, Thiessen says Alabama's new abortion law and other states' pending measures are examples of "emboldened" Republican-majority legislatures in the wake of Supreme Co...
08:00, 05/18/2019

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey just signed the most restrictive abortion law in the US. Where does she stand on adoption, birth control? Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey has made her positions known on family planning topics like abortion, adoption by couples and birth control.    ...
17:16, 05/16/2019

Abortion activists protest Georgia 'heartbeat' law Abortion activists are protesting Georgia's 'heartbeat' law. The signing caps weeks of tension and protests at the state Capitol and b...
03:16, 05/08/2019

Cory Booker vows to take executive action to protect abortion rights if elected president Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Cory Booker on Wednesday will outline executive actions he would take if elected to protect abortion rights, i...
14:00, 05/22/2019

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....
20:16, 05/22/2019

Alabama's abortion ban shows the chilling effect of Brett Kavanaugh's appointment | Jill Filipovic The goal of anti-abortion campaigners is to overturn Roe v Wade. With today’s radical, activist, rightwing supreme court, they may succeedThere is a ...
23:48, 05/16/2019

Seth Meyers on Alabama anti-abortion law: Can you imagine how GOP would react if states banned all guns? Late-night host Seth Meyers spent time on Thursday ripping into Alabama's new anti-abortion law, which bans most abortions and does not provide exemp...
22:32, 05/17/2019

The Hill faces backlash for putting conservative-centric spin on Alabama Dem's abortion remarks The Hill is facing intense backlash for putting emphasis on the conservative reaction in its news story about the controversial abortion remarks made...
09:48, 05/03/2019

God's Property: Florida Lawmaker Says God Told Him to Reintroduce Anti-Abortion Bill Modeled After Alabama's Since passing its anti-abortion law—a law so reprehensible that cities like Los Angeles have subsequently banned travel to the state—Alabama has beco...
17:48, 05/24/2019

Democrat O'Rourke unveils new plan to protect abortion rights as he seeks to halt slide in polls Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke unveiled an ambitious plan to protect abortion rights on Tuesday through mobilizing every branch of t...
07:00, 05/22/2019

Abortion rights supporters make voices heard loud and clear at #StopTheBans rallies across the nation Hundreds of rallies took place across the nation as supporters vented frustrations at actions by several states aimed at restricting access to aborti...
21:00, 05/21/2019

Restrictive abortion bill weighs on Alabama Republicans, who struggle with lack of exceptions for rape, incest Vote scheduled for Tuesday could secure an almost all-out ban on abortion amid hopes the U.S. Supreme Court will hear the case and overturn Roe v. Wa...
07:00, 05/14/2019

Alyssa Milano calls for tweets insulting Alabama lawmakers to 'go viral' over recently passed abortion bill Actress and activist Alyssa Milano boosted the signal of a Twitter thread that called out 13 Alabama lawmakers that helped pass the recent controvers...
15:32, 05/17/2019

People are calling for boycotts of Georgia and Alabama over anti-abortion bills, and Hollywood stars are threatening to pull their projects from the states AP Photo/John Bazemore The governor of Georgia signed the country's most restrictive abortion bill into law last week, while Alabama lawmakers passe...
03:32, 05/16/2019

Alabama's abortion bill could put doctors in prison for life: Here's what to know The Alabama Senate has passed a near-total ban on abortions. Here's everything you need to about the bill and where it's headed next. ...
17:01, 05/15/2019

'All out warfare': Hundreds take the streets in Alabama in abortion ban protest Alabama Gov. Kay signed the near-total ban Wednesday, a day after lawmakers declined to add exceptions into the ban for cases of rape or incest. &#...
13:48, 05/20/2019

Alabama Dem opposing abortion bill: 'Some kids are unwanted, so you kill them now or you kill them later' A Democratic state representative from Alabama is facing fierce backlash over his remarks in opposition to the abortion ban that was approved in his ...
06:16, 05/02/2019

Alabama Democrat opposes abortion ban: ‘Kill them now or kill them later’ An Alabama state lawmaker is taking heat for bizarre comments he made in advance of a bill that will criminalize nearly all abortions in the state. T...
20:32, 05/02/2019

Rape victim who had illegal abortion at age 13 calls Alabama's law 'an abomination' At 13, Maralyn Mosley found herself in the back of a barbershop with a man who asked for sex before performing an illegal procedure.   ...
17:16, 05/16/2019

Televangelist Pat Robertson: Alabama abortion law 'has gone too far,' is 'ill-considered' Longtime televangelist Pat Robertson, who opposes abortion, criticized Alabama's near-total abortion ban that is now the nation's most rest...
17:16, 05/16/2019

House passes sweeping legislation to expand LGBTQ civil rights but GOP lawmakers worry it may threaten the rights of women A Republican-backed motion to block the Equality Act, which would provide civil rights protections to gay and transgender people, failed on Friday as...
01:32, 05/18/2019

Sudan military committed to ‘ensuring stability’ and ‘peaceful transition’ says senior diplomat, as UN rights chief appeals for protesters’ rights to be upheld Sudan’s military has an “overarching duty” to refrain from using violence against protesters and ensure that their human rights are protected amid co...
18:32, 04/28/2019

Landmark HIV case may be the second person ever to be ‘cured’ A person in the UK appears to have had HIV eliminated from his body thanks to a bone marrow transplant from someone with genetic resistance to the vi...
19:16, 04/28/2019

Ruling due in landmark athletics case Caster Semenya is challenging a rule to restrict the level of testosterone permitted in female runners in a case about athletes with differences of s...
09:32, 05/01/2019

The Fight Over a Landmark Digital Privacy Law Wednesday: A conversation with State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson. Also: California sues the Trump administration again; and a Randy’s Donuts expansio...
00:32, 05/23/2019

Semenya loses landmark gender case South African runner Caster Semenya has lost her appeal against proposals to regulate her testosterone levels in what could be a milestone moment for...
14:48, 05/01/2019

Landmark UN plastic waste pact gets approved but not by US Nearly every country in the world has agreed upon a legally binding framework to reduce the pollution from plastic waste except for the United States...
14:32, 05/11/2019

| Landmark verdict due in Semenya's case against IAAF The world's sports court will decide Wednesday on South African runner Caster Semenya's challenge against rules regulating testosterone in female ath...
09:32, 05/01/2019

Man City, Watford seek landmark win in FA Cup final One team is looking to complete an unprecedented domestic treble, bolstering its status as possibly the greatest ever in English soccer. The other is...
15:00, 05/16/2019

Eiffel Tower closed after man tries to climb Paris landmark Firefighters at scene as intruder seen dangling near top of towerThe Eiffel Tower has been evacuated after a man tried to scale it.The man could be s...
00:00, 05/21/2019

Doctors to end care for French patient in landmark right-to-die case Doctors treating French quadriplegic Vincent Lambert, who has been in a deep vegetative state for more than a decade, plan to stop feeding him this w...
15:00, 05/20/2019

Yamaha Crosses 10 Million Production Landmark In India Japanese two-wheeler giant, Yamaha Motor has announced a production milestone of 10 million units in India. The company achieved the landmark product...
20:16, 05/14/2019

Japanese man prepares for landmark case against dolphin hunts Taiji resident will testify in attempt to ban activity as part of charity’s legal challenge A man from Taiji, the Japanese fishing town whose annual ...
23:48, 05/16/2019

California Today: The Fight Over a Landmark Digital Privacy Law Wednesday: A conversation with State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson. Also: California sues the Trump administration again; and a Randy’s Donuts expansio...
06:00, 05/23/2019

Carbon dioxide levels hit new landmark at 415 ppm, highest in human history Data from the Mauna Loa Observatory in Hawaii showed that carbon dioxide levels reached 415 parts per million on Friday.     ...
16:16, 05/13/2019

Carbon dioxide levels hit landmark at 415 ppm, highest in human history Data from the Mauna Loa Observatory in Hawaii showed that carbon dioxide levels reached 415 parts per million on Friday.     ...
22:48, 05/13/2019

Venice Beach May Lose a Landmark: A Mark di Suvero Sculpture The 60-foot-tall sculpture, a popular meeting point for nearly two decades, will be dismantled and moved by the end of the year unless Los Angeles fi...
05:32, 04/30/2019

Doctors end life support for French patient in landmark right-to-die case Doctors stopped giving food and water to French quadriplegic Vincent Lambert on Monday, lawyers said, renewing a fierce debate over the right to die ...
19:48, 05/20/2019

SpaceX launches first batch of 60 internet satellites in landmark mission SpaceX just vaulted a rocket full of 60 satellites into the sky. Now for the moment of truth: The company will try to deploy the entire batch of sate...
17:16, 05/24/2019

Oklahoma takes on drugmakers J&J, Teva in landmark opioid trial Gail Box vividly remembers the day in May 2011 when she first learned her 22-year-old son Austin, a University of Oklahoma linebacker, was abusing op...
16:32, 05/24/2019

Eiffel Tower Evacuated and Closed Down After Man Began Scaling the Paris Landmark (PARIS) — The Eiffel Tower was evacuated and closed down on Monday after a man began scaling the Paris monument, eventually stopping his climb ...
00:48, 05/21/2019

Landmark hearing exposes climate change gulf among Republicans and Democrats A landmark House Ways and Means Committee hearing Wednesday, the first focused on climate change in a dozen years, illuminated the gulf between Democ...
01:32, 05/16/2019

Landmark London toystore Hamleys bought by Asia's richest man Mukesh Ambani Mukesh Ambani, an Indian billionaire, has purchased the world's oldest toy store from its Chinese owners. Ambani has rapidly expanded his core busine...
04:48, 05/11/2019

Caster Semenya loses landmark legal case against IAAF over testosterone levels • Olympic 800m champion must reduce testosterone to compete• Cas rejects appeal against ‘discriminatory’ IAAF policyThe South African 800m Olympic ch...
16:00, 05/01/2019

Champions League: Lionel Messi's landmark moment crowns Barcelona victory Lionel Messi inspired Barcelona to victory in a pulsating Champions League semifinal first leg against Liverpool. A magical night marked a landmark m...
01:16, 05/02/2019

Caster Semenya hints she may end legal battle following judges' landmark verdict Caster Semenya has hinted she might be ready to end any further legal fight after losing her case with the IAAF at the Court of Arbitration for Sport...
14:00, 05/02/2019

Olympic champion Caster Semenya loses landmark case on testosterone levels Athletes with differences in sexual development (DSDs) will now have to take medication in order to compete in events ranging from 400-metres to a mi...
18:32, 05/01/2019

UN chief lauds Philippines’ ‘landmark achievement’ on setting up transition authority in Bangsamoro United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres congratulated the Philippines on Friday for establishing a government body to push forward the form...
18:48, 04/28/2019

Hate content pledge is a landmark in how social networks will operate, ad group chair says The "Christchurch Call," a new pledge to stop hateful content from appearing online, will have a significant impact on how social networks operate, a...
16:00, 05/16/2019

Djokovic ready to fire at Roland Garros as Grand Slam landmark beckons "World number one Novak Djokovic believes he is peaking at the perfect moment to win four successive Grand Slam titles for the second time in his car...
19:48, 05/24/2019

Copy of Lady Chatterley's Lover used at landmark trial blocked from leaving UK The Government has blocked the export of the copy of Lady Chatterley's Lover used by the judge in the landmark obscenity trial over DH Lawrence's con...
19:48, 05/13/2019

In landmark case, Brazil sues top tobacco firms to recover public health costs Brazil is suing the world's largest cigarette makers, British American Tobacco Plc and Philip Morris International, in a landmark case aimed at recov...
22:48, 05/22/2019

Shrinking biodiversity poses major risk to the future of global food and agriculture, landmark UN report shows With the biodiversity of plants cultivated for food shrinking, the global population’s health, livelihoods and environment are under severe threat. T...
20:48, 04/28/2019

Paris Notre Dame cathedral rebuilding plans begin; fire-damaged landmark still attracts tourists Notre Dame cathedral in Paris looks like it did just before the flames appeared: a construction site. Rebuilding plans have begun and tourists visit....
16:16, 05/14/2019

Rafael Nadal powers past Novak Djokovic in the Italian Open final, earning a career first landmark over his long time rival Photo by FILIPPO MONTEFORTE/AFP/Getty Images Rafael Nadal powered past Novak Djokovic 6-0, 4-6, 6-1 in the Italian Open final on Sunday. It was the ...
22:00, 05/19/2019

Times Square fire: Firefighters rush to New York landmark after billboard fire Firefighters are battling a blaze in one of New York's most recognisable landmarks after flames were seen billowing out of a billboard in Times Squar...
22:48, 05/18/2019

Don't let animal activists stop needed HIV research At any given moment, millions of doctors and medical researchers across the globe are working toward a singular goal: that no illness should be a dea...
06:32, 05/09/2019

No diplomats, no Venezuelans as activists occupy DC embassy WASHINGTON (AP) — The Venezuelan embassy in the tony D.C. neighborhood of Georgetown has become an unlikely flashpoint in the fight over who will lea...
23:16, 05/07/2019

Climate is an emergency: Let's not leave action to activists Movements such as Extinction Rebellion may look political, but climate change is above politics – and it is up to all of us to force governments to t...
13:48, 04/29/2019

Activists abandon occupation of drilling rig in Arctic Greenpeace activists climbed down from a Seadrill drilling rig in Norway on Tuesday and are no longer occupying it, the environmental group told Reut...
08:48, 04/30/2019

Pro-Maduro Activists Evicted From Venezuelan Embassy Police removed four activists from the Venezuelan embassy in Washington and arrested them, the latest skirmish over the diplomatic compound between t...
01:32, 05/17/2019

Animal activists face off with pro-fur advocates at city hearing Animal-rights advocates faced off against human-rights activists during a heated City Council hearing Wednesday on a bill to ban new sales of fur app...
08:32, 05/16/2019

Berlin police scuffle with activists at gentrification protest Berlin police scuffled on Wednesday with activists protesting against the gentrification of the German capital, where thousands demonstrated to highl...
00:00, 05/02/2019

United States activists occupy Venezuelan embassy in DC With no diplomats and no Venezuelans left in the Venezuelan embassy in Washington DC, a group of United States activists have occupied the non-functi...
05:48, 05/09/2019

Climate activists call for action in Latin America RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Climate change activists in Latin America rallied for action on global warming Friday, heeding a call by Swedish teenager Greta...
20:48, 05/24/2019

Sweden grants asylum to 2 Pussy Riot activists Two members of the Russian protest group have won an appeal on their asylum claim in Sweden. The couple said they had received death threats and fear...
14:32, 05/01/2019

Berta Cáceres case: a warning for those who would kill activists Trial is notable for highlighting land and nature defender murders that ordinarily go unpunishedThe sentencing on Thursday of seven men accused of mu...
15:32, 05/01/2019

Thai activists accused of defaming king 'disappear' Rights groups have called on Thailand to explain the disappearance of three activists accused of insulting the monarchy. Separately, a man jailed und...
13:16, 05/10/2019

Police arrest activists squatting in Venezuelan Embassy WASHINGTON (AP) — A leader of the activists who have been staging a protest inside the Venezuelan Embassy in Washington for more than a month says fo...
16:48, 05/16/2019

Fracking tsar quits after six months and blames eco activists Natascha Engel says developing the industry would be ‘an impossible task’ The government’s fracking tsar has quit the post after just six months, cla...
15:32, 05/01/2019

Meet the young activists shaking up South Africa The #FeesMustFall campaign created a new generation of political activists. But nearly four years later, how will they affect South Africa’s upcoming...
19:16, 04/28/2019

Environmental activists board Equinor rig set to drill in Arctic Greenpeace activists on Monday climbed aboard a Seadrill drilling rig commissioned by Equinor in protest against oil and gas drilling in the Norwegia...
12:32, 04/29/2019

2 activists linked to Pussy Riot get asylum in Sweden Swedish broadcaster SVT says two activists linked to the Russian protest group Pussy Riot have successfully appealed their rejected asylum applicatio...
14:32, 05/01/2019

Activists demand pope ensure ‘zero tolerance’ in Argentina Victims’ rights groups are calling on Pope Francis to guarantee the implementation of the Vatican’s “zero tolerance” for sexual abuses by clergy in A...
01:48, 05/03/2019

Saudi Arabia Releases More Women Activists on Bail Saudi Arabia released on bail at least five women facing charges over their human-rights work in a case that has sparked widespread international cri...
13:00, 05/03/2019

4 Saudi women activists freed pending trial Authorities have claimed the women's rights advocates were working for foreign intelligence agencies. Several writers and academics who supported the...
16:00, 05/03/2019

Greenpeace activists block BP London HQ demanding end to oil exploration Greenpeace activists blocked the entrance to BP's London headquarters on Monday, demanding one of the world's biggest energy companies ends...
13:00, 05/20/2019

Four Woman Activists Temporarily Released In Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia on Thursday released at least four more detained women activists pending trial, campaigners said, bringing the total number of women pro...
12:32, 05/03/2019

Who stands between you and AI dystopia? These Google activists | Veena Dubal In this brave new digital world, the most effective oversight had come from an unlikely and surprising source: white-collar tech workers within Googl...
15:00, 05/03/2019

Indonesia jails Polish tourist who met Papuan activists JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — A Polish tourist has been sentenced to five years prison in Indonesia for treason after meeting with Papuan independence su...
14:00, 05/02/2019

Iranian paper says journalist, activists detained at protest An Iranian newspaper says one of its reporters was detained by police earlier this week while she was covering a protest marking International Worker...
12:48, 05/04/2019

Thai activists accused of insulting monarchy 'disappear' in Vietnam Deputy prime minister denies reports that Thailand is holding the three activists in custodyThree Thai activists facing charges of insulting the mona...
12:00, 05/10/2019

Activists demand Pope Francis ensure ‘zero tolerance’ in Argentina Activists descended on the capital this week, calling for Pope Francis to guarantee the implementation of the Vatican’s “zero tolerance” for sexual a...
18:00, 05/04/2019

North Korea hackers ‘Venus-121’ behind attack on activists, firm says A South Korean cybersecurity firm has identified a North Korea hacking group that recently launched a spear-phishing attack while impersonating emplo...
20:16, 05/01/2019

UPDATE 2-Environmental activists board Equinor rig set to drill in Arctic Greenpeace activists on Monday climbed aboard a Seadrill drilling rig commissioned by Equinor in protest against oil and gas drilling in the Norwegia...
11:00, 04/29/2019

Activists give jailed moms a Mother’s Day gift: bail PHOENIX (AP) — For Mother’s Day, dozens of moms are getting time with their children instead of time behind bars. For a third consecutive year,...
20:16, 05/11/2019

UPDATE 3-Greenpeace activists block BP London HQ demanding end to oil exploration Greenpeace activists blocked the entrance to BP's London headquarters on Monday, demanding one of the world's biggest energy companies ends all new o...
21:16, 05/20/2019

Germany grants asylum to two Hong Kong pro-democracy activists Two pro-democracy activists from Hong Kong have sought and secured refugee status in Germany. The decision shows concern that Beijing is limiting rig...
23:16, 05/22/2019

Three Influential Activists Have Launched an Organization to Mobilize Women in U.S. Politics (WASHINGTON) — Three of the nation’s most influential activists are launching an organization that aims to harness the political power of...
06:00, 04/29/2019

Thai activists accused of insulting king have reportedly disappeared Three Thai activists facing charges of insulting the monarchy have disappeared after reportedly being arrested in Vietnam, rights groups said on Frid...
20:00, 05/10/2019

Hong Kong activists secure refugee status in Germany Germany has granted refugee status to two Hong Kong activists facing rioting charges at home, they said on Wednesday, apparently the first time Germa...
22:16, 05/22/2019

Activists demand end of Shell, fossil fuel at shareholder meeting A group of environmental activists tried to disrupt Royal Dutch Shell's annual shareholder meeting on Tuesday, calling for this year's gathering to b...
19:00, 05/21/2019

Environmental activists climb aboard Equinor drilling rig in Arctic Greenpeace activists climbed on Monday aboard a Seadrill drilling rig commissioned by Equinor to explore for oil and gas in the Norwegian Arctic, the...
07:48, 04/29/2019

WHO drug pricing talks may fail to end secrecy, activists fear Governments are working on a drug pricing transparency deal at the World Health Organization's (WHO) annual assembly, but activists said on Thursday ...
20:16, 05/23/2019

'Treating protest as terrorism': US plans crackdown on Keystone XL activists Documents suggest an aggressive response to possible protests against the oil pipeline amid fears of another Standing RockAngeline Cheek is preparing...
15:32, 05/01/2019

Thai police summon activists to hear sedition charges Thirteen Thai political activists have appeared at a Bangkok police station to answer a summons on sedition charges that critics say are part of a pl...
13:32, 05/22/2019

Israeli Firm Tied to Tool That Uses WhatsApp Flaw to Spy on Activists Researchers said the NSO Group had found a vulnerability, which was disclosed Monday, that was used to target the iPhone of a human-rights lawyer in ...
08:00, 05/14/2019

Activists rally in support of Rep. Ilhan Omar after death threats Members of Congress and black activists gathered Tuesday in Washington, D.C., to show support for Rep. Ilhan Omar after she faced death threats fuele...
04:48, 05/01/2019

Anti-fracking activists hail resignation of shale gas tsar Natascha Engel quit government role after six months over ‘ridiculous’ regulationsAnti-fracking campaigners have welcomed the resignation of the gove...
15:32, 05/01/2019

Germany grants asylum to 2 Hong Kong pro-democracy activists BERLIN (AP) — Germany has granted asylum to two Hong Kong activists in a sign of growing concern over how dissent is dealt with in the territory. In ...
16:32, 05/22/2019

'48 years is enough': activists and celebrities call for release of ex-Black Panther Seventy-five public figures sign letter to New York governor asking for release of Jalil Muntaqim after nearly five decades in prisonLeading civil ri...
03:32, 05/22/2019

Australia’s China Challenge With Beijing pushing as far as it can wherever it can in the era of President Xi Jinping, Australia has become a global case study in Chinese governm...
10:16, 05/20/2019

Huawei’s next big challenge is building its own OS After a bunch of companies stopped trading with Huawei, the company is preparing for life after that. Most important of them all was Google, whose ba...
15:00, 05/23/2019

'The Arya Challenge' is a meme now, because of course it is Michael Jordan did it in Game 2 of the 1991 NBA Finals. Rey did it in "The Last Jedi." Now, Arya Stark is the latest legend to dispense of her enemy ...
18:32, 05/06/2019

Lenovo’s Ego is a $29 smartwatch that will challenge your id Freud described ego as the part of a person's personality responsible for realistically satisfying desires. Could a $29 smartwatch satisfy your cravi...
00:32, 05/10/2019

Greenpeace activists climb Sydney Harbour Bridge in climate protest Police arrested 13 people on Tuesday after they scaled the Sydney Harbour Bridge to demand Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison take emergency ac...
06:00, 05/14/2019

Activists are battling propaganda and voter apathy ahead of 2019’s EU elections For better or for worse, tech will play a pivotal role in this year’s European elections, which promise to be a heated and fraught affair, and have t...
18:16, 05/06/2019

Climate-change activists disappointed after meeting with British environment minister British climate-change activists said a meeting with the environment minister Michael Gove was disappointing because he failed to declare a climate e...
19:16, 04/30/2019

Activists call on Facebook shareholders to dump Mark Zuckerberg as chairman Civil rights and corporate accountability activist groups encouraged Facebook shareholders not to vote to keep CEO Mark Zuckerberg as chairman of the...
23:16, 05/06/2019

Cuban activists had their annual pro-LGBT parade ready. Then the government called it off. Cuba’s National Center for Sex Education said the annual Conga Against Homophobia and Transphobia could not go ahead as planned due to “new tensions ...
01:32, 05/12/2019

UPDATE 1-Environmental activists climb aboard Equinor drilling rig in Arctic Greenpeace activists on Monday climbed aboard a Seadrill drilling rig commissioned by Equinor to explore for oil and gas in the Norwegian Arctic, the...
07:48, 04/29/2019

35 days into protest, Washington activists refuse to leave Venezuelan embassy Several activists ignored a trespassing warning and remained holed up in Venezuela’s embassy in the United States on Tuesday, highlighting a dispute ...
03:48, 05/15/2019

With $1 million donation, activists renew Green New Deal push in U.S. election Young activists pressuring U.S. lawmakers to aggressively tackle climate change and reject fossil fuel company donations got their first major financ...
19:00, 05/06/2019

Activists protest in Mendoza to demand justice in clergy sex abuse case Prosecutors say that members of the clergy abused at least 20 children at the Provolo Institute in Mendoza province. The case has caused a worldwide ...
04:32, 05/07/2019

Cuban LGBT activists plan alternate parade in defiance of government Cuban gay rights activists are planning to hold an unprecedented independent march against homophobia on Saturday despite several reporting they had ...
23:00, 05/11/2019

Hong Kong Independence Activists Granted Refugee Status In Germany Two former Hong Kong independence activists have been granted refugee status in Germany in what is one of the first cases of dissenters from the semi...
17:00, 05/22/2019

Activists occupy German pipeline in anti-Nord Stream protest BERLIN (AP) — Police say activists have occupied a building site in northern Germany to protest against the ongoing Nord Stream 2 pipeline project wi...
15:00, 05/16/2019

Teenage activists demand climate action on eve of global school strike Children, some as young as eight, will walk out of class in cities around the world on Friday in a fresh wave of strikes called by young people who f...
19:48, 05/23/2019

Annual UN women activists’ summit opens with focus on services, infrastructure A wheelchair-bound Pakistani mother who yearned to visit a park without worrying about ramp access, and a young South Sudanese woman who dreams of ha...
19:48, 04/28/2019

In a Possible First for Hong Kong, Activists Wanted by Police Gain Protection in Germany The activists faced charges related to a 2016 street brawl. Germany’s move is a growing recognition of the erosion of individual freedoms in Hong Kon...
20:32, 05/21/2019

Kenyan court ruling upholding anti-gay laws condemned by activists Many in Kenya's vibrant gay community had hoped the court would make history by scrapping the British colonial-era laws and inspiring other countries...
23:00, 05/24/2019

Voices of young climate action activists ‘give me hope’ says UN chief In the wake of Friday’s demonstrations by schoolchildren across the world against climate change inaction, the UN Secretary-General has said he under...
20:48, 04/28/2019

Peace activists protest nuclear-arms service at London abbey British royalty, politicians and military chiefs are gathering to mark half a century of a nuclear-armed Britain — though organizers insist they are ...
14:00, 05/03/2019

PGA a new major challenge for Woods with a familiar look A familiar setting and a different Tiger Woods who goes after 2nd leg of Grand Slam at Bethpage Black        ...
18:00, 05/15/2019

Your business passed the GDPR challenge — but SCA is next Europe is bracing itself for a big shake-up in how we pay for things online, which will have significant consequences for businesses across the regio...
14:16, 05/10/2019

D-Day for Semenya on testosterone rule challenge After close to a year of bitter arguments around what equates to sporting fairness and potential human rights infringements, Caster Semenya is set to...
10:16, 05/01/2019

Climate change activists urge Bank of England to go green - business live Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as activists urge the Bank of England to help address the climate change crisisLatest: Pr...
11:00, 05/02/2019

Liberal activists occupy Venezuelan embassy in Washington to oppose Trump policy Liberal activists are bracing for a showdown with the Trump administration Thursday at an unusual location: Venezuela's embassy.   &#...
19:00, 04/28/2019

De Blasio helps unite NYPD cops and Black Lives Matter activists NYPD cops and Black Lives Matter protesters finally found something they could agree on — neither side wants to see Mayor Bill de Blasio electe...
23:32, 05/16/2019

Venezuelans clash with pro-Maduro Code Pink activists in tense scene outside DC embassy Dozens of supporters of opposition leader Juan Guaido converged Tuesday on the now-shuttered Venezuelan embassy in Washington, clashing with pro-regi...
22:16, 04/30/2019

Goldman Sachs, Bank of England and Treasury targeted by climate activists in London More than 300 environmental activists sowed chaos through London's financial district on Thursday, gluing themselves to the stock exchange and blocki...
07:00, 04/29/2019

Press freedom activists worry about 'mysterious' detention of Chinese lensman Lu Guang Award-winning Chinese photographer Lu Guang has been detained by local police in Xinjiang since last November. His whereabouts are still unknown as o...
14:48, 05/02/2019

10 year challenge: How science and the world have changed The last 10 years have seen amazing advances in science and technology – and stark damage to the world we live in. Like a lot of people on social med...
20:16, 04/28/2019

Frugal Traveler: Taking the $57-a-Day Challenge in Prague That’s what a typical resident of the city earns. Can you get a real taste of the Czech capital for that much? Without skimping on the beer or the si...
16:32, 05/09/2019

Slippery challenge: can the European eel be saved from oblivion? Project hopes to identify best habitats for extraordinary creature more endangered than giant panda – and shed light on mysterious breeding location“...
13:48, 05/18/2019

Skoda Octavia vRS Challenge 2019 UK review We drive Skoda's top-flight special edition of the Octavia vRS to see if it's worth splashing out on We’re already plenty familiar with this genera...
18:16, 05/21/2019

This Month's Fitness Challenge Theme Is: Stairs This month, we’re challenging you to take the stairs. All through the month of May, we’ll have stair-centric exercises and workouts for you to add in...
11:16, 05/04/2019

Trade dispute with US a political challenge for China’s Xi BEIJING (AP) — The tariff war between Washington and Beijing poses one of the biggest challenges yet for Chinese President Xi Jinping, potentially ex...
10:32, 05/09/2019

German voters see climate as biggest EU challenge Voters in Germany want their elected representatives in Europe to tackle the environment more than any other issue. In a new survey spanning eight co...
07:16, 05/13/2019

Pixel 3a Review: Google's $400 Challenge to the $1,000 Smartphone At a time when we’re being told that $1,000 is what good smartphones cost, Google released a $400 phone that holds its own, says columnist David Pier...
01:32, 05/08/2019

| Koepka challenge inspiring rivals like Tiger once did PGA Championship leader Brooks Koepka says his secrets to success are simpler than people think while rivals are being inspired like Tiger Woods once...
11:00, 05/19/2019

DQ'd owner offers $5M challenge to Derby foes Maximum Security owner Gary West has issued a multimillion-dollar challenge to the owners of four horses that benefited from his horse's historic dis...
00:00, 05/18/2019

Indigenous Australians challenge government over climate at UN In the first case of its kind, an indigenous group is accusing the Australian government of violating their human rights by not taking action on clim...
07:16, 05/13/2019

Title challenge next season would be miracle, says Solskjaer "Ole Gunnar Solskjaer admitted it would be “miraculous” if Manchester United were among the sides challenging for the Premier League title next seaso...
13:32, 05/10/2019

Right-wing activists accused of orchestrating false sexual assault allegations against Pete Buttigieg A pair of notorious right-wing activists are facing accusations of orchestrating a plan for a man to falsely claim he was sexually assaulted by Democ...
18:32, 04/30/2019

Two Hong Kong Activists Were Granted Asylum in Germany, Calling the City’s Freedoms Into Question Two years after their quiet departure from Hong Kong, two political activists from the semiautonomous region of China have come forward to say that t...
11:48, 05/22/2019

Cuban LGBT activists defy government, hold unprecedented indie pride parade Cuban gay rights activists held an unauthorized independent pride parade in Havana on Saturday despite the Communist government warning against it an...
04:00, 05/12/2019

Calls grow to drop case against US Marine and activists in North Korean embassy intrusion The Justice Department is charging two men accused of intruding into the North Korean embassy in Madrid, Spain, and grabbing computers, thumb drives ...
01:32, 05/08/2019

Dutch court to hear case vs. Shell brought by widows of hanged Nigeria activists A Dutch court said on Wednesday it has jurisdiction to hear a damages suit brought against Royal Dutch Shell by four widows of activists executed by ...
14:32, 05/01/2019

Chimps that mash potatoes challenge our understanding of tool use Chimps have figured out how to use sticks to mash potatoes. The finding could prompt a rethink of the role of culture in our hominin ancestors’ use o...
21:32, 05/21/2019

Defeated Indonesia candidate to challenge vote at top court JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — The defeated candidate in Indonesia’s presidential election is expected to file a court challenge to the result as ca...
09:48, 05/23/2019

Huawei Android ban: Time for Honor to rise to the challenge? The global launch of the Honor 20 in London today (May 21) was supposed to be a casual, normal one for Huawei, the world’s second largest smar...
22:16, 05/21/2019

Democrats Challenge Trump’s UN Nominee On Climate Change WASHINGTON (AP) — Three Democratic senators are calling on President Donald Trump’s nominee to be U.S. ambassador to the United Nations to clar...
21:32, 05/06/2019

The Latest: Court hears challenge to cleric’s imprisonment ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on a challenge to the imprisonment of a 1960s black militant who later became a Muslim cleric and was convicted of killing ...
17:16, 05/03/2019

Huawei to challenge U.S. export sanction which it says will harm America Huawei Technologies said on Thursday it will challenge a decision by the U.S. Commerce Department to add the Chinese company to a export blacklist, w...
19:32, 05/16/2019

| Big guns flex their muscles in SuperSport Rugby Challenge All the usual suspects delivered strong performances during the SuperSport Rugby Challenge with the Bulls and Lions posting the biggest scores of the...
15:16, 05/05/2019

Pipeline opponents challenge Louisiana law targeting protesters Environmental groups and demonstrators arrested near an Energy Transfer LP crude pipeline filed a lawsuit on Wednesday challenging a 2018 Louisiana s...
23:00, 05/22/2019

Huawei vows to challenge U.S. export sanction which it says will harm U.S. Huawei Technologies said on Thursday it will challenge a decision by the U.S. Commerce Department to add the Chinese company and 70 affiliates to a e...
19:16, 05/16/2019

Novartis defeats challenge to validity of Afinitor patent Novartis scored a win in litigation over one of the patents underlying its cancer treatment Afinitor, as a federal appeals court on Monday rejected a...
05:48, 05/15/2019

Survey: German voters see climate as biggest EU challenge Voters in Germany want their elected representatives in Europe to tackle the environment more than any other issue. In a survey spanning eight countr...
05:32, 05/13/2019

Simeone to face tough challenge without Griezmann, Godin Diego Simeone will be put to the test as Atletico Madrid coach, facing a tough challenge without Antoine Griezmann and other players who have been ke...
14:16, 05/16/2019

Charles Schwab Challenge: Brandt Snedeker is a value play Fresh off of the PGA Championship, the tour heads to Fort Worth, Texas, for the Charles Schwab Challenge at Colonial Country Club. Colonial has playe...
02:16, 05/23/2019

Indonesian opposition set to challenge election result in court Defeated Indonesian presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto is set to lodge a challenge to the result of the April 17 election in the Constitutional ...
10:16, 05/24/2019

Why Andy Ruiz is ready for Anthony Joshua challenge Andy Ruiz and his trainer argue why in his case looks can be deceiving The post Why Andy Ruiz is ready for Anthony Joshua challenge appeared first on...
20:48, 05/06/2019

| Stormers defence coach relishes Crusaders challenge It may seem a daunting task to keep the Crusaders quiet but the challenge of trying to do so is one that Stormers defence coach Norman Laker is looki...
20:32, 05/15/2019

| Dolphins grab T20 Challenge semi-final spot Keshav Maharaj and Robbie Frylinck shared five wickets as the Dolphins brilliantly snuck into the CSA T20 Challenge semi-finals after beating the Cob...
21:32, 04/28/2019

Retail's Latest Challenge: Higher Trade Tariffs Shares of retailers, buffeted by rising trade tensions in recent sessions, face a key test this week when Macy’s, Walmart and others begin reporting ...
18:32, 05/13/2019

Soccer-Man Utd need miracle to mount challenge next season-Solskjaer Manchester United would need a "miraculous season" to be in the running for the Premier League title next year because of how much their rivals have ...
15:16, 05/10/2019

Bar complaint against 7 lawyers could lead to challenge of Utah polygamy law A complaint filed with the Utah State Bar that claims seven attorneys should not be allowed to practice because they are polygamists could provide gr...
20:48, 05/01/2019

The answer to Uber's profit challenge? It may lie in its trove of data Over the past two years, Uber Chief Executive Dara Khosrowshahi has used his peace-making and political skills to settle battles with lawmakers and r...
11:16, 05/09/2019

The ‘Arya Challenge’ Is the Best Game of Thrones Phenomenon in the Realm Warning: This story contains spoilers for Game of Thrones. The “Arya challenge” has arrived — courtesy of the fierce warrior Arya S...
17:16, 05/02/2019

Rep. Joaquin Castro says he will not challenge Sen. John Cornyn in Texas U.S. Rep. Joaquín Castro said Wednesday that he will not challenge U.S. Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, for his seat in 2020. The Democratic congressman f...
06:16, 05/02/2019

‘Saudi Arabia Wants to Stop My Work.’ Activists Are Facing New Threats For Continuing Jamal Khashoggi’s Efforts On April 25, two men from the Norwegian Police Security Service knocked on Iyad el-Baghdadi’s door in the capital, Oslo. The bearded, bespectac...
14:00, 05/16/2019

Four Countries Challenge Beijing To Naval Drills In The South China Sea In fresh show of naval force in the contested South China Sea, a US guided missile destroyer conducted drills with a Japanese aircraft carrier, two I...
17:16, 05/09/2019

| Challenge Cup final pits debutants La Rochelle against scarred Clermont Up against Clermont's scarred veterans in the European Challenge Cup decider, La Rochelle will start their debut final shorn of one their pillars of ...
20:00, 05/09/2019

TikTok Owner Said to Challenge Spotify, Apple With Music Service ByteDance, owner of the popular video app TikTok, is said to be developing a paid music service that will challenge industry leaders Spotify and Appl...
16:16, 05/22/2019

Champions League: Jürgen Klopp relishing Barcelona challenge The Liverpool coach has never faced Barcelona in a competitive game. The German is well aware of the threat posed by Lionel Messi and co but wants hi...
14:32, 05/01/2019

Maximum Security owner issues $20 million challenge to rivals The owner of Maximum Security, the bay colt that finished first in the Kentucky Derby two weeks ago but was later disqualified, is so confident in hi...
00:32, 05/18/2019

Australians go to polls as government tries to hold off strong Labor challenge Millions of Australians voted in a general election on Saturday in which the ruling conservative coalition campaigned on its record of economic manag...
09:16, 05/18/2019

Robotics challenge sparks students’ passion for STEM careers LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — More than 15,000 students from about 40 countries brought robots they’ve spent months building and fine-tuning to Louisv...
18:00, 05/05/2019

NASA Announces Winners of 25th Annual Rover Challenge NASA has announced the winners of the 2019 Human Exploration Rover Challenge, held April 12-13 at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alaba...
19:48, 04/28/2019

UPDATE 1-Soccer-Man Utd need miracle to mount challenge next season-Solskjaer Manchester United would need a "miraculous season" to be in the running for the Premier League title next year because of how much their rivals have ...
15:48, 05/10/2019

MBA students face off in challenge to create the next best idea in impact investing An inaugural competition challenged MBA students to come up with investment portfolios that have a positive social and environmental impact without s...
20:00, 05/02/2019

Indonesian opposition submits legal challenge to election result Lawyers for defeated Indonesian presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto submitted a lawsuit to the Constitutional Court late on Friday challenging th...
22:00, 05/24/2019

Jamaica's World Challenge meeting canceled due to financial issues Jamaica's only international invitational athletics meeting has been canceled for financial reasons, officials said on Monday, with one athlete's age...
05:16, 04/30/2019

REFILE-Pipeline opponents challenge Louisiana law targeting protesters Environmental groups and demonstrators arrested near an Energy Transfer LP crude pipeline filed a lawsuit on Wednesday challenging a 2018 Louisiana s...
20:32, 05/22/2019

Tariff Threats Pose Challenge for China's Xi to Keep Talks on Track President Trump’s new tariff threat is putting Chinese leader Xi Jinping in a bind about how to keep the negotiations on track and shore up China’s e...
16:32, 05/06/2019

Amazon speeds up shipping, but rivals' stores buck its challenge Amazon’s promise of one-day shipping threatens to upend the retail sector, but its rivals’ physical stores give the likes of Walmart and Target power...
17:16, 04/29/2019

| Family affair as Penaud leads Clermont to third Challenge Cup title A first-half try by backline sensation Damian Penaud helped to create family history and a record-equalling third European Challenge Cup triumph for ...
11:00, 05/11/2019

Mike Breen: Warriors rising up to meet latest challenge Kevin Durant’s time with the Warriors may be ending soon, but their dynasty appears to be going nowhere. It was just a week ago Stephen Curry’s shoot...
12:00, 05/17/2019

NASA Announces University Student Design Challenge Winners NASA’s Glenn Research Center in Cleveland has chosen scholars from The University of Akron, Akron, Ohio and Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State ...
23:00, 04/30/2019

Small communities grapple with ‘huge challenge’ of opioid crisis Small communities in Canada have hospitalization rates for opioid poisonings more than double those in the country's largest cities, according to 201...
01:16, 05/14/2019

Rise of smaller rivals throws up fresh challenge to bitcoin Bitcoin's weathered hacks, heists, booms and busts to reign as the king of cryptocurrencies through its first decade. But now there's a fresh challen...
12:00, 05/15/2019

Saskatchewan loses carbon tax challenge — what it means for the rest of Canada Chief Justice Robert Richards ruled that establishing minimum national standards for a price on greenhouse gas emissions falls under federal jurisdic...
22:48, 05/03/2019

In Jammu And Kashmir's Pulwama, A Huge Challenge To Get People To Vote It's an unusual election meeting in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama, yet to completely recover from the effects of February's terror attack that left 40 ...
23:00, 05/03/2019

Disney takes control of Hulu to challenge Netflix, Amazon Walt Disney Co said it will take full control of the Hulu service in a deal with Comcast Corp, as it vies for a bigger piece of the global video stre...
19:32, 05/14/2019

Austrians warned to stop kissing cows for bizarre online challenge Kissing cows — “with or without tongues” — is all the rage in Austria, but it endangers the animals and those smooching them, warn offici...
18:48, 05/17/2019

Amash faces fresh GOP primary challenge after Trump impeachment comments Less than 48 hours after GOP Rep. Justin Amash declared that President Trump "engaged in impeachable conduct," a fellow Republican has vowed to chall...
19:48, 05/20/2019

Migrant youths seeking legal status sue Trump administration in new challenge Young migrants in New Jersey who are seeking legal status in the United States after allegedly suffering abuse or neglect in their home countries sue...
19:16, 04/29/2019

U.S. Supreme Court rejects Iraqi man's torture-related deportation challenge The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected a bid to avoid deportation by a Christian Iraqi immigrant who argued he would be tortured if sent back to h...
19:48, 05/20/2019

Guardiola lauds Liverpool as City face huge title challenge "Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola considers Liverpool among the best sides he has faced in his managerial career with the two clubs set to fight fo...
11:32, 05/06/2019

‘Cow kiss challenge’: Austria tells people to shun charity dare Agriculture minister issues warning after Swiss app encourages fundraising challengeThe Austrian government has warned internet users to shun an onli...
23:48, 05/16/2019

Federal court to hear challenge to Donald Trump's emergency declaration A California federal judge will hear Friday the first of several court challenges to President Donald Trump's effort to fund a border wall by declari...
17:16, 05/17/2019

Facebook partners with top ad agencies in India to launch Thumbstoppers 10 second video challenge Facebook has announced its collaboration with top creative agencies of India to launch Thumbstoppers, a 10-seconds short video format. For this, the ...
10:48, 05/17/2019

Unity unveils round 2 of Obstacle Tower Challenge for game devs Unity Technologies teamed up with Google Cloud Platform in January to create the Obstacle Tower Challenge. Now it is moving on to round two.Read More...
09:32, 05/16/2019

Argentine provincial vote points to election challenge for Macri - and Fernandez A regional vote in Argentina's Cordoba province, the country's second largest voting district, has underscored rising discontent with the political s...
16:32, 05/13/2019

Judge nixes Lyft’s challenge to minimum wage driving rule A Manhattan Supreme Court judge rejected ride-hail giant Lyft's challenge to city rules that effectively set a minimum wage for New York's for-hire d...
14:00, 05/02/2019

North Carolina businessman will challenge Sen. Thom Tillis in Republican primary Garland S. Tucker III, chief executive of a Raleigh investment company, filed paperwork Monday with the Federal Election Commission to run against Ti...
00:32, 05/07/2019

Roundup Weed Killer Litigation Is Kenneth Feinberg’s Next Challenge as Mediator A federal judge overseeing 900 lawsuits alleging that glyphosate causes cancer called on a lawyer who has helped resolve disputes involving Sept. 11 ...
01:00, 05/23/2019

Tony Finau claws way into early lead in Charles Schwab Challenge Tony Finau changes his putting grip and shoots 64 to take the early lead at the Charles Schwab Challenge in Fort Worth, Texas.    ...
04:32, 05/24/2019

Cuban indie artists challenge government at Havana arts biennial A blustering bureaucrat fills a form out with your personal details and hands you a badge declaring you an inspector qualified to police Communist-ru...
19:16, 04/28/2019

Teams 3D Print Planetary Habitats, Awarded $700K in NASA Challenge After 30 hours of 3D printing over four days of head-to-head competition, NASA and partner Bradley University of Peoria, Illinois, have awarded $700,...
00:32, 05/07/2019

UPDATE 3-Disney takes control of Hulu to challenge Netflix, Amazon Walt Disney Co said it will take full control of the Hulu service in a deal with Comcast Corp , as it vies for a bigger piece of the global video str...
20:32, 05/14/2019

Indonesia opposition plans legal challenge after president's re-election confirmed Indonesian President Joko Widodo comfortably won re-election in last month's poll, an official count showed on Tuesday, throwing the spotlight on his...
08:32, 05/21/2019

Gay Rights There’s never been a better time to be gay, except in a handful of places where it’s become worse. Gay-rights activists have made historic gains in a...
17:32, 05/17/2019

A news report says right-wing activists made false sexual assault claims against Buttigieg. It’s a charge rooted in homophobia. Internet provocateur Jacob Wohl and lobbyist Jack Burkman allegedly tried to convince young gay Republicans to say Buttigieg sexually assaulted them,...
00:00, 05/01/2019

Zimbabwe court says main opposition leader illegitimate, party to challenge ruling Zimbabwe’s High Court on Wednesday declared Nelson Chamisa an illegitimate leader of the main opposition MDC party and ordered the movement to conven...
21:00, 05/08/2019

Exclusive: U.S. seeks to challenge China's electric-vehicle supply chain dominance A U.S. senator plans to introduce legislation on Thursday to streamline regulation and permitting requirements for the development of mines for lithi...
01:32, 05/03/2019

Trump 'conscience' rule for medical providers facing legal challenge in California Critics are assailing the Trump administration's so-called "conscience" rule that allows health-care providers to refuse medical treatment to pe...
08:00, 05/08/2019

Maximum Security owner issues $20 million challenge to Kentucky Derby rivals The owner of Maximum Security on Friday issued a multimillion-dollar bet to the owners of four race horses who benefited from his horse’s disqualific...
09:32, 05/18/2019

Fortnite Treasure Map in Junk Junction: Where to Search Week 10 Challenge Star Location Epic's Challenges for Fortnite Season 8, Week 10 will move us on nicely into the next Season of gameplay - so here's everything you need to know abou...
18:00, 05/02/2019

U.S., Japan, India and Philippines challenge Beijing with naval drills in the South China Sea In fresh show of naval force in the contested South China Sea, a U.S. guided missile destroyer conducted drills with a Japanese aircraft carrier, two...
15:16, 05/09/2019

Fortnite Utopia Challenges: How to unlock Season 9 Mystery Skin from new Challenge list Epic has introduced a new set of challenges into Fortnite via the Utopia Challenges in Season 9. Here's everything you need to know about these new m...
14:00, 05/09/2019

Google AI researchers use mannequin challenge YouTube videos to improve depth prediction Google AI researchers used 2,000 mannequin challenge videos from YouTube to train AI that predicts depth in videos with people and objects in motion....
03:00, 05/24/2019

Foreign automakers Mitsubishi, VW, Mercedes challenge Detroit in growing US pickup market Most of the new entrants will target the midsize truck market which is expected to be one of the fastest growing segments in the U.S. between now and...
21:00, 04/30/2019

Andy Ruiz Jr snatches ‘golden ticket’ to challenge Anthony Joshua for four titles • Four titles at stake on 1 June at Madison Square Garden• Ruiz faces Anthony Joshua after Jarrell Miller defectionAnthony Joshua never imagined his ...
16:00, 05/01/2019

Indonesian presidential candidate Prabowo to challenge poll result in Constitutional Court Indonesian presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto is to challenge the official election result in the Constitutional Court, campaign team official S...
08:32, 05/21/2019

French Open 2019 - Can Federer and Djokovic challenge Nadal, will Serena triumph? "The 2019 French Open will see Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic attempting to upset the king of clay Rafael Nadal - and can Serena Williams triumph?"...
19:00, 05/22/2019

Maximum Security owner makes $20 million challenge to Kentucky Derby contenders There may be horse racing history of some kind this year after all. The Triple Crown is out of the question, with Kentucky Derby winner Country House...
01:00, 05/18/2019

Ricky Ponting insists the dark times are behind Australia ahead of their Cricket World Cup challenge Australia are a "drastically different" team to the outfit that got drubbed 5-0 by England last summer, according to their assistant coach and two-ti...
16:16, 05/23/2019

NASA to Host 2019 Rover Challenge; Veteran Astronaut Sunita Williams to Attend Nearly 100 high school and college teams will compete April 12-13 in the NASA Human Exploration Rover Challenge at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center. Me...
19:48, 04/28/2019

Ohio State coach Ryan Day built for challenge as Urban Meyer's successor New Ohio State coach Ryan Day know the challenge of following Urban Meyer but he takes comfort from mentor Chip Kelly who says he's built for th...
16:16, 05/09/2019

The Challenge: War of the Worlds Finale Sneak Peek: A Frontrunner Succumbs to the Intense Desert Heat Did MTV's The Challenge: War of the Worlds save the most intense for last? In the below exclusive sneak peek of The Challenge's finale, well, challe...
22:16, 05/15/2019

Heathrow expansion clears latest hurdle as High Court rejects legal challenge The expansion of London's Heathrow Airport inched closer on Wednesday when a High Court judge rejected legal challenges from environmental campaigner...
17:16, 05/01/2019

Opinion: Human rights come first When it comes to drafting a constitution, the concrete details aren't what's important. What matters is the underlying concept of humankind, which co...
07:48, 05/17/2019

Sweet Home Alabama? I have a complicated relationship with Alabama because Alabama is a complicated place. Though I’ve lived less time there than anywhere else in the wo...
04:32, 05/17/2019

Justin Amash, GOP Congressman Who Called President Trump’s Conduct ‘Impeachable,’ Faces a Primary Challenge (GREENVILLE, Mich.) — Rep. Justin Amash of Michigan, the first Republican in Congress to accuse President Donald Trump of impeachable conduct, ...
22:00, 05/20/2019

NFL adjusts replay review of pass interference, forcing coaches to challenge in final two minutes of half The league adopts revision to newly implemented rules to review pass interference, forcing coaches (not the booth) to challenge at end of each half. ...
20:00, 05/22/2019

UPDATE 1-Heathrow expansion clears latest hurdle as High Court rejects legal challenge The expansion of London's Heathrow Airport moved a step closer on Wednesday when a High Court judge rejected legal challenges from environmental camp...
12:48, 05/01/2019

Kavanaugh sides with liberal justices against Apple, deals blow to tech giant in App Store challenge Justice Brett Kavanaugh sided with the liberal wing of the Supreme Court on Monday, penning an opinion against Apple that ruled the tech company can ...
21:16, 05/13/2019

‘Power is not given, power is taken’, UN chief tells women activists, urging push-back against status quo After hearing from many of the world’s top women politicians on Tuesday in a session on “Women in Power”, Secretary-General António Guterres, held a ...
21:00, 04/28/2019

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 r...
15:32, 05/01/2019

Their Islands Are Being Eroded. So Are Their Human Rights, They Say. A group of Indigenous Australians from low-lying islands in the Torres Strait argue that Australia, by failing to act on climate change, has violated...
17:16, 05/12/2019

UK to appoint first human rights ambassador New role is likely to put spotlight on UK’s approach to autocratic regimesThe British government is appointing an international ambassador dedicated ...
13:16, 05/20/2019

China says will protect rights of its businesses China's Foreign Ministry said on Thursday that the country will take necessary measures to safeguard the rights and interests of its businesses, afte...
10:00, 05/16/2019

Buttigieg: Rights and freedom are under assault Presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg told a Chicago audience that you're not free in the U.S. if your reproductive health can be criminalized. ...
03:16, 05/17/2019

On the frontline in the fight for LGBT rights Ruth Hunt joined Stonewall 14 years ago, quickly rising to become the charity’s chief executive. In that time she has seen huge strides made towards ...
16:00, 05/01/2019

Alabama ban on nearly all abortions in GOP governor’s hands MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey will now decide whether to sign legislation that would outlaw almost all abortions in the state as some...
11:16, 05/15/2019

Man sets himself on fire outside Alabama Walmart ATHENS, Ala. (AP) — After a man set himself on fire outside a Walmart store in Alabama, authorities say they are trying to understand why he did it. ...
01:16, 05/18/2019

Last known US slave ship found in Alabama The Clotilda was found by SEARCH Inc in collaboration with the Alabama Historical Commission The last ship known to smuggle slaves from Africa to the...
15:00, 05/23/2019

Alabama legislature votes to ban most abortions Alabama legislators have given final approval to a ban on nearly all abortions, and if the Republican governor signs the measure, the state will have...
16:32, 05/15/2019

Top recruit Sanders switches from OU to Alabama Drew Sanders, the No. 37 recruit in the 2020 class, switched his college choice from Oklahoma to Alabama after being committed to the Sooners since 2...
05:00, 04/30/2019

Alabama Moved to Outlaw Most Abortions. Here’s What’s Next. The next move on the Alabama bill that would ban most abortions at every stage of pregnancy belongs to governor. But the last word will probably come...
19:16, 05/15/2019

'Game of Thrones' fans love direwolves. Huskies may suffer as a result, activists say Animal rights activists say some "Game of Thrones" fans who buy huskies because they look like direwolves, don't know what they're getting ...
22:00, 05/17/2019

Turkey's top court says journalists' rights violated: NTV Turkey's Constitutional Court ruled on Thursday that authorities had violated the freedom of expression and personal security of two journalists deta...
22:16, 05/02/2019

Human rights and the law in Indian-controlled Kashmir Both the United Nations and the International Criminal Court consider the way civilians said they were used by the Indian army to search houses in so...
13:16, 04/30/2019

The original ‘Tales of the City’ was a gay rights trailblazer When the original “Tales of the City” mini-series (as they were called back in the day) premiered in January 1994 on PBS, NBC’s “Must See TV” (“Frien...
00:48, 05/10/2019

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 autono...
01:32, 05/16/2019

San Francisco sues Trump over conscience rights WASHINGTON (AP) — The city of San Francisco is suing the Trump administration over its new regulation allowing health care professionals to opt out o...
10:16, 05/03/2019

Alabama Public Television won’t run ‘Arthur’ gay wedding BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Public Television has chosen not to air an episode of the PBS children’s show “Arthur” because it i...
21:00, 05/21/2019

Alabama Historians: The Last Known Slave Ship Has Been Found A found shipwreck fits the exact dimensions of the Clotilda, which carried 110 Africans to the U.S. in 1860, more than a half-century after importing...
11:00, 05/23/2019

Samantha Bee: Alabama lawmakers 'wouldn't know a vulva if it bit them' Late-night hosts discussed the damaging effects of Alabama’s strict new abortion law and the problematic nature of its contentsLate-night monologues ...
23:48, 05/16/2019

Ban on rape victims having abortions passed in Alabama Alabama's Republican-controlled state senate has passed a bill to outlaw abortion - challenging a landmark US Supreme Court ruling that legalised abo...
15:16, 05/15/2019

Alabama’s vote to ban nearly all abortions now in governor’s hands Alabama legislators have given final approval to a ban on nearly all abortions, and if the Republican governor signs the measure, the state will have...
12:48, 05/15/2019

A Day After Banning Abortions, Alabama Is Set to Execute a Murderer The two actions on consecutive days highlighted the contradiction some on the right feel between opposing abortion on sanctity-of-life grounds and su...
22:00, 05/16/2019

‘Arthur’ episode about same-sex wedding banned in Alabama “Arthur” is one controversial cartoon. Alabama Public Television pulled the Season 22 premiere of the long-running animated series. The e...
16:32, 05/21/2019

Alabama governor invokes God in banning nearly all abortions MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama’s Republican governor has now signed the most stringent abortion legislation in the nation, making performing a...
16:48, 05/16/2019

Elephant & Castle regeneration plan: High Court set to rule on social housing quota following crowdfunded legal challenge Campaigners are challenging the number of low-cost homes included in the £1 billion regeneration plan for Elephant & Castle's shopping centre, which ...
17:32, 05/22/2019

Ottawa announces $11.7M in funding for Journalists for Human Rights The funding, which was announced by International Development Minister Maryam Monsef on Friday, will go towards the expansion of a project called 'Ca...
22:00, 05/03/2019

Malaysia's new government slow on reforms, rights groups say Malaysia's new government has failed to deliver on most of its human rights reform promises in its first year in power, Human Rights Watch and Amnest...
11:16, 05/08/2019

FROM THE FIELD: Heeding the call for women’s rights around the planet Women and activists have been reflecting on the progress made across the world in 2018 in reducing discrimination and inequalities based on gender an...
21:00, 04/28/2019

Human rights commission condemns Brazilian governor The head of the human rights commission of Rio de Janeiro's legislative assembly is blaming state Gov. Wilson Witzel for a surge in police killings, ...
03:00, 05/09/2019

Prosecutors try to revoke parental rights in Illinois case An Illinois mother and father charged with murder in the death of their 5-year-old son have agreed to let the state's child welfare agency care for t...
00:00, 04/30/2019

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 oi...
16:00, 05/19/2019

Council of Europe to discuss Russia's voting rights The Council of Europe has gathered for a ministerial meeting that could restore Russia's voting rights in the continent's main human rights watchdog....
09:32, 05/17/2019

Rights group alarmed by ouster of Bolivian judges A prominent human rights group says Bolivia has undermined judicial independence by arbitrarily dismissing nearly 100 judges since 2017 and it's aski...
21:00, 04/29/2019

House set to approve sweeping bill to expand gay rights WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats in the House are poised to approve sweeping anti-discrimination legislation that would extend civil rights protections to...
06:32, 05/17/2019

House approves sweeping bill to expand gay rights WASHINGTON-- Democrats in the House approved sweeping anti-discrimination legislation Friday that would extend civil rights protections to LGBT peopl...
22:00, 05/17/2019

Rights group: 3,000 prisoners on hunger strike in Turkey A Turkish human rights group says close to 3,000 prisoners have joined a hunger strike to press authorities to end the alleged isolation in jail of K...
15:32, 04/30/2019

Looted art, gay rights merge in recovery of Polish painting WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A same-sex Los Angeles couple was dumbfounded when Homeland Security agents showed up at their home with the news that a belove...
15:00, 05/05/2019

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 ...
17:32, 05/21/2019

Government To Analyse Requests For Allocation Of Jet Flying Rights The government is planning to allocate Jet Airways' international flying rights to other airlines such as IndiGo, Air India, SpiceJet, GoAir and Vist...
22:32, 05/17/2019

UN rights expert slams UK welfare spending cuts A U.N. human rights expert has sharpened his criticism of cuts to social support in Britain, describing recent changes as window-dressing and calling...
13:32, 05/22/2019

Council of Europe to discuss Russia’s voting rights MOSCOW (AP) — The Council of Europe has gathered for a ministerial meeting that could restore Russia’s voting rights in the continent’s m...
12:48, 05/17/2019

On National Day of Prayer, Trump defends conscience rights The Trump administration is putting the finishing touches on a regulation to protect the rights of clinicians who object to participating in abortion...
19:16, 05/02/2019

Mapuche rappers fight for indigenous rights in Chile With songs like "We'll Beat the State," Chilean rappers Wechekeche Ni Trawun are on a mission to support the Mapuche indigenous people's fight for ju...
18:32, 04/30/2019

Wreck of last slave ship from Africa ID’d off Alabama coast BIRMINGHAM, Ala.— Researchers working in the murky waters of the northern Gulf Coast have located the wreck of the last ship known to bring enslaved ...
13:32, 05/23/2019

Alabama executes man convicted of 1997 quadruple murder A 42-year-old man was executed in Alabama on Thursday, more than 20 years after he was convicted along with his friend of killing the friend's father...
08:16, 05/17/2019

Alabama man executed for brutal 1997 quadruple homicide ATMORE, Ala. (AP) -- A man condemned to die for his role in a quadruple killing that followed a dispute over a pickup truck was put to death Thursday...
08:00, 05/17/2019

Motown legend has Alabama lawmakers ‘Dancing in the Street’ MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — When Motown legend Martha Reeves sings her 1964 hit “Dancing in the Street” in the Alabama House of Representativ...
00:48, 05/23/2019

The Latest: Alabama executes man for 1997 quadruple killing ATMORE, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on the scheduled Alabama execution of a man convicted in a quadruple killing (all times local): 7:45 p.m. Prison offic...
12:48, 05/17/2019

The Latest: Alabama governor refuses execution reprieve MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on an execution set for Thursday in Alabama (all times local): 10:50 a.m. An attorney for an Alabama inmate set fo...
19:00, 05/16/2019

Officials: Last slave ship from Africa ID’d on Alabama coast BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Alabama historical officials say researchers have located the wreck of the last ship known to bring enslaved people from Afri...
00:48, 05/23/2019