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Connie Williams, 72, a community activist who worked with children and police to keep her East Camden neighborhood safe, died early Saturday, May 18, of lung cancer.
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I knew from many friends that many families struggle and suffer terribly when a child/sibling finally comes out of the closet.
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These few words have really helped me match my present and my future. Allowing me to move on and let go of the fears of any consequences, since at the end of the day deep inside I believe in what I do.
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This information appeared in March 2013, but human rights activists obtained the official document declaring the position of the Belarusian authorities only some days ago.
Syrian President Bashar Assad said in a newspaper interview Saturday he won't step down before elections and that the United States has no right to interfere in his country's politics, raising new doubts about a U.S-Russian effort to get Assad and his opponents to negotiate an end to the country's civil war.
Two commuter trains packed with rush-hour commuters collided in an accident that sent more than 60 people to Connecticut hospitals, severely damaged the tracks and threatened to snarl travel in the congested... Two commuter trains packed with rush-hour commuters collided in an accident that sent about 70 people to the hospital, severely damaged the ... (more)
"Powerless is a word that a lot of people in this room can relate to," said transgender James Moriarty, the keynote speaker Friday at the International Day Against Homophobia breakfast in St.
Former dictator Jorge Rafael Videla, who took power over Argentina in a 1976 coup and led a military junta that killed thousands of his fellow citizens in a dirty war to eliminate so-called "subversives," died quietly in his sleep Friday while serving life in prison for crimes against humanity.
The pale, young Christian woman sat handcuffed in the courtroom, accused of insulting Islam while teaching history of religions to fourth-graders. A team of Islamist lawyers with long beards sang in unison, "All except the Prophet Muhammad." The case against Dimyana Abdel-Nour in southern Egypt's ancient city of Luxor began when parents of three of ... (more)
In this column, Mandeep Tiwana, policy and advocacy manager of CIVICUS: World Alliance for Citizen Participation, writes that civil society organisations around the globe face grave threats to their efficacy and existence.
The growing use of unmanned "eyes in the sky" is raising many privacy concerns, but the U.S. Congress is getting mixed advice on what to do about civilian drones.
About 30 security agents showed up just after midnight, breaking down the door to an apartment in the town of Daraya near the Syrian capital of Damascus.
I sat down with Jim Cramer to talk about the recent spate of activism in the oil patch, specifically with Hess I believe that activism is a cyclical phenomenon and the energy space has been ripe for activism for some very obvious reasons.
Dozens of tea party groups and other conservative organizations of the kind subjected to improper scrutiny by the Internal Revenue Service operated with small budgets and rarely displayed overt partisan activities, according to an Associated Press review of public tax filings by 93 such activist groups.
Hanover Police arrested 20-year-old Dartmouth student Parker Gilbert of London, England, Wednesday, on charges of sexual assault.