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20 min ago | KABC-AM Los Angeles
The United Nations Human Rights Council voted Wednesday to establish a commission of inquiry into incidents in Gaza, investigating whether any war crimes have been committed in the area.
4 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area
Have you seen those heartbreaking commercials for the ASPCA featuring pictures of abandoned cats and dogs as Sarah McLachlan sings "In The Arms of An Angel?" Makes you want to whip out that checkbook and send them a donation, doesn't it? Well, go ahead.
8 hrs ago | The Wall Street Journal
The recipients of this year's National Medal of Arts include writers, musicians, architects, and a director-a corporate director, that is, who is also a major fundraiser for President Barack Obama.
12 hrs ago | KAUZ
The lawyer for a suspected Nazi war crimes suspect says the 89-year-old Philadelphia man has died while awaiting extradition to Germany.
15 hrs ago | Business Journal
The Pittsburgh branch of Goodwill Industries International doesn't believe any of its stores or customers were affected by a possible data theft under investigation by the Rockville, Md.-based nonprofit, according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.
Vice President Joe Biden's scheduled speech Thursday headlines the lineup of participants at the conference Wednesday through Sunday in downtown Cincinnati.
After being diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, Elizabeth Sherman of Brookeville - here during last month's 150-mile Bike MS ride on Cape Cod in Massachusetts - has raised almost $10,000 for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.
Tens of thousands of Ukrainians forced from their homes by the internal armed conflict are receiving little protection and assistance from Ukrainian authorities, claims Human Rights Watch in a letter sent to President Petro Poroshenko.
Young African men who are circumcised are less likely to engage in sexual behavior that ups their chances of catching HIV.
Goodwill Industries International said Monday federal authorities are investigating a possible payment card breach at its U.S.-based retail outlets.
Wabash College says it has received a $7.8 million grant from the Lilly Endowment to continue the programs of the Wabash Center for Teaching and Learning in Theology and Religion.
Some Canadian charitable organizations under recent audit for their political activities.
The continuing bombardment of civilian homes in several areas of the Gaza Strip, as well as the Israeli shelling of a hospital, add to the list of possible war crimes that demand an urgent independent international investigation, said Amnesty International.
The Justice Department targeted American Muslims in "abusive counterterrorism sting operations" as part of aggressive terror investigations, an international human rights group alleges.
The FBI encouraged and sometimes even paid Muslims to commit terrorist acts during numerous sting operations after the 9/11 attacks, a human rights group said in a report published Monday.
Amnesty International called on delegates to the Central African Republic National Reconciliation talks due to take place in Brazzaville, Republic of Congo on 21-23 July, to ensure that their discussions do not lead to impunity for war crimes, crimes against humanity and other serious human rights violations.
An Albuquerque kid got to live out his dream after APD and Make A Wish Foundation teamed to play out Andrew's wish.
Updated: Wed Jul 23, 2014 11:36 pm
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