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27 min ago | The Indian Express
The campaign was launched at a women meeting in rural communities in Nepal - where many girls are forced to marry as children.
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3 hrs ago | E! Online
Bindi Irwin , the 15-year-old daughter of the late Crocodile Hunter star Steve Irwin , has gotten herself into some hot water after her appearance on Good Morning America .
7 hrs ago | Business Journal
The Union of Concerned Scientists this week announced that Kenneth Kimmell , currently the state commissioner of the Department of Environmental Protection, will be its new president.
11 hrs ago | EDGE
Terry Roethlein of ACT UP New York holds a placard picturing 'Uganda's Top Five Human Rights Violators' Approximately 50 LGBTI activists protested outside the Ugandan Consulate on March 5 for over an hour decrying President Yoweri Museveni's February 24 passage of three Draconian measures: the Anti-Homosexuality Law, Anti-Pornography Law and Public ... (more)
11 hrs ago | CBS Local
One of the five dolphins did not survive the stranding. Michael Booth, a spokesman for the International Fund for Animal Welfare, says his team is preparing to release the other four surviving dolphins into deeper water.
15 hrs ago | KHOU-TV Houston
She is directing $1.5 million to The Humane Society of the United States after Samsung decided to give a dollar to her designated charity for every re-tweet of that star-studded selfie at Sunday night's Academy Awards.
People dig through the rubble of a building in Damascus, Syria, that was allegedly hit by government airstrikes on Thursday, February 27. The United Nations estimates more than 100,000 people have been killed since the Syrian conflict began in March 2011.
The topic of the book selection for this year's Community Read, Turn Here Sweet Corn, resonates through the entire region.
ALBUQUERQUE >> A civil rights group is seeking the New Mexico Law Enforcement Academy curriculum under scrutiny for giving officers more leeway to use deadly force.
It then has an opportunity to revise the policy before sending it to the bank's board for approval in the coming months.
A federal judge says she won't block Wisconsin's gay marriage ban while a lawsuit challenging it moves forward.
Crashing websites and overwhelming data centers, a new generation of cyber attacks is costing millions and straining the structure of the Internet.
A local environmental advocate was honored over the weekend for her leadership during the controversial Pinelands pipeline hearings, which resulted in the denial of an application to run a natural gas pipeline to the BL England plant in Upper Township.
AIPAC's 2014 annual Policy Conference came to a close Tuesday, having seen a record 14,000 supporters of Israel travel to Washington D.C. for the two-and-a-half day mega-event.
The facts speak for themselves - security for Somalia's people remains extremely volatile, and the ongoing flow of arms into the country is fanning the flames of armed violence and grave human rights abuses against civilians The UN Security Council's relaxing of the international arms embargo on Somalia last year appears to have contributed to a ... (more)
Nearly three dozen dogs are in need of gentle hands and new homes after being removed from what the Humane Society of the United States recently named one of the 100 worst puppy mills in the country.
A petition from the D.C. Justice for Survivors Campaign circulating throughout the District in support of the passage of the Sexual Assault Victims' Rights Amendment Act of 2013 is making waves among student activists on Georgetown's campus.