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An international rights group says a media code proposed by Sri Lanka's government could have a severe and chilling effect on free speech in the country.
The DRC authorities have not only failed to prevent mining companies and traders abusing rights, they have themselves violated human rights to facilitate mining operations.
Newton Elementary School raises more than $6,000 for the Make-A-Wish Foundation in honour of former student Aniva Shaji.
I'm not reluctant to criticize my friends at the Heritage Foundation. In some cases, it is good-natured ribbing because of the Cato-Heritage softball rivalry, but there are also real policy disagreements.
The Farm Bill currently before Congress has raised some concerns with the Humane Society.
"These findings represent an effort to help solve one of the major global health crises of our time -- the resurgence of TB and its dangerous drug-resistant strains," said Peter G. Schultz, the Scripps Family Chair Professor of Chemistry at TSRI, who was senior author of the study with William R. Jacobs, Jr., member of the Howard Hughes Medical ... (more)
Legions of apartment dwellers will soon be asked - and may eventually be forced - to start collecting food scraps for composting, under Mayor Michael Bloomberg's latest bid to make the Big Apple greener.
A dispute over public access to court records in the case of Pfc. Bradley Manning has moved to a civilian court.
The conviction against Hassan Mostafa is the latest blow to freedom of expression in Egypt, where we see case after case of opposition activists, bloggers, comedians and protesters facing trial for criticizing the authorities or 'defaming religion'.
The fact that Spain is neither investigating nor cooperating with proceedings relating to crimes committed during the Civil War by both parties to the conflict or under Franco is a slap in the face of all the relatives of those who were abused and disappeared at the time.
If you're cleaning out your closet and looking to make donations to carious charitable organizations, it seems each organization has its own rules as to what they'll accept.
HIV prevention programs for female sex workers in India reduce rates of syphilis, HIV and other sexually transmitted infections , a University of Toronto study has found.
Early in the morning on Father's Day, Sunday June 16, 2013, runners take off from the starting line in the American Cancer Society 11th Annual Run for Dad "to support the fight against Prostate cancer" held at Mercer County Park.
The head of an influential charity is being criticized for his ties to the oil and gas industry, but some experts say the allegations are misguided.
President Jo Ann Gora and other Ball State University officials will travel next month to the headquarters of The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation in Seattle.