America's infrastructure could be reaching a breaking point. Literally. When it comes to our transportation infrastructure - that's railroads, water pipelines, ports, dams, bridges, airports and roads - the United States has gotten way off track.
Under AB405, young women making personal reproductive choices would be forced to notify a parent or obtain permission from a judge, potentially facing terrible consequences from abusive parents or subjecting their private decisions to the philosophic...
dream jobs of three girls living in India. But in a country notorious for gender discrimination and a culturally ingrained belief that only boys should be educated, many career goals are out of reach for young women
Palestinians in the Gaza Strip continue to fall prey to cooking gas cylinder explosions in apartment buildings, as most poor families cannot afford to replace their old gas cylinders with new ones due to their weak purchasing power.
In a few hours, the Council could decide that Tasmanian kids can be refused entry from school just for being gay, on 'religious grounds'.Please vote against this amendment and make sure that all Australian kids are protected, no matter who they are.
The Supreme Court could extend the freedom to marry to all 50 states. This historic opportunity would pave the way for equality for lgbt couples in America by reversing the unfair patchwork of state antigay, anti-marriage laws.
The best way to help legislators understand the scope of hunger in America is to see it for themselves.
With Child Nutrition Reauthorization right around the corner, help us urge Members of Congress to visit a food bank
Bill C-51, The Anti-Terrorism Act, forms the core of the most comprehensive reforms to the Canada âEUR(TM)s national security laws since 2001. Widely expanded powers and new criminal offences raise serious human rights concerns
The state's highest criminal court on Wednesday threw out the 1992 sexual assault convictions against Dan and Fran Keller but declined to find the former Austin day care owners innocent of crimes linked to a now-discredited belief that secret satanic cult
The violent shooting sprees that happened over Memorial Day weekend in Chicago has left many dead, including a child. While this sort of violence is unfortunately not uncommon for the city, are gun laws to blame?
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A new lawsuit seems to reveal shocking (or not so shocking) SWAT team behavior.81-year-old Herman Crisp was engaged in the provocative activity of sitting on a chair on his lawn when SWAT officers stormed his house,flinging a flash-grade grenade that he
Send a letter to Stephen Harper, Justin Trudeau and Mario Beaulieu: We believe in equality between men and women, and we want every Canadian to know where our political leaders stand on gender equality.
Mandate that all police departments collect and report data on a quarterly basis on police shootings, and other deaths in custody, as well as stops, frisks, searches, citations, arrests, and uses of force.