2 hrs ago | Reuters
Since Starboard Value LP was spun off as a separate hedge fund just over two years ago it has been fast gaining a reputation for aggressive shareholder activism, pushing for change in household names including AOL and Office Depot Inc. Initially investing in small cap value companies, Starboard quickly gained a reputation in Silicon Valley as a ... (more)
6 hrs ago | Sunherald.com
Liberal groups such as Greenpeace and People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals say they were targeted, too, by past administrations.
9 hrs ago | KBND-AM Bend
Riot police in Istanbul fired water cannon and tear gas Monday to disperse pockets of protesters on the sidelines of a demonstration called by labor groups who hope to capitalize on weeks of initially small-scale activism to register broader discontent.
13 hrs ago | Amnesty International
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.
18 hrs ago | The Huffington Post
In the new hit horror flick "The Purge," it's the year 2022 and the United States has achieved record lows for both unemployment and crime.
Crackdown: Police fire tear-gas as riot police spray water cannon at demonstrators who remained defiant after authorities evicted activists from an Istanbul park on Sunday.
Caught in the crossfire between far-right militias and leftist rebels, 40 families abandoned the farm they shared in the foothills of Colombia's Montes de Maria range.
Rebel brigades fought Hezbollah-backed forces loyal to President Bashar Assad in and around Syria's commercial hub of Aleppo on Sunday, trying to claw back territory lost to an assault that threatens the opposition's grip on the city, activists said.
A Bahraini political activist has been freed in the United Arab Emirates nearly two months after being arrested amid official silence.
A pair of fundraisers just 90 minutes apart in the San Francisco Bay Area last week laid bare the competing forces of politics and policy that President Barack Obama is grappling with as he prepares to unveil a slate of major initiatives on global warming in late June or in July.
Vice President Joe Biden, campaigning Saturday for a Democratic congressman in Silicon Valley, sought to distance himself from criticism of government data-gathering programs that were revealed two weeks ago by a former National Security Agency contractor.
Hundreds of protesters staged a rally in rain-hit Hong Kong Saturday to urge the city's government not to extradite former spy Edward Snowden and slam the US for its surveillance programmes.
Incident Commander Rich Harvey gives an update on the Black Forest Fire, to resident Dan Brennan during a press briefing in Colorado Springs, Colo., Friday.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg's ambitious plan to save New York City from rising seas brings into focus a shift in approach on global warming.
On June 22, twenty-six years after the founding of AIDS activist group ACT UP, current and former members will come together to celebrate achievements, remember lost friends and plan the future.
At least 5,000 people are expected to attend an anti-G8 march in Northern Ireland on the eve of a meeting of world leaders in the region.