Tag: Human rights and civil liberties

George Wallace Jr. slams campus removal of father’s name

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — The son of former Alabama Gov. George Wallace on Wednesday criticized a move to strip his father’s name from a campus...

Racial discrimination claims against Whole Foods dismissed

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BOSTON — A federal judge has dismissed most of the claims in a lawsuit filed by Whole Foods Market employees who alleged the supermarket...

Case nixed against protester accused of causing hearing loss

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CLEVELAND — An assault charge was dropped against one of two people accused of causing permanent hearing loss to a Cleveland restaurant employee while...

Larson grateful for 2nd chance in NASCAR after racial slur

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Kyle Larson loaded his motorhome and drove to Daytona International Speedway by himself, alone for some seven hours to prepare...

Now-adult in same-sex custody battle seeks removal from suit

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The now-18-year-old woman at the center of a yearslong, same-sex custody dispute that spanned Vermont to Nicaragua said in court documents filed Wednesday that...

Syrian who fled to Germany 5 years ago runs for parliament

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BERLIN — Five years ago, Tareq Alaows crossed the Mediterranean in a flimsy rubber dinghy and trekked north through the Balkans toward Germany, fleeing...

Ending Indiana gun permits could cost police $3.5 million

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INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana legislators would face coming up with $3.5 million a year for local police agencies if they repeal the state law requiring...

Poland’s abortion ruling focus of debate in EU parliament

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WARSAW, Poland — Most European Parliament lawmakers on Tuesday lashed out at Poland's near-total abortion ban Tuesday, with several lawmakers arguing it was a...

Arkansas Senate panel advances near-total ban on abortions

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — An Arkansas Senate panel advanced legislation Wednesday aimed at forcing the U.S. Supreme Court to revisit Roe v. Wade by...

Hungarian radio station to go off the air after court ruling

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BUDAPEST, Hungary — One of Hungary's last remaining independent radio stations will be forced off the airwaves and limited to online broadcasts after a...