Tag: Human rights and civil liberties

Judge tosses suit by Candace Owens over Facebook fact checks

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DOVER, Del. — A Delaware judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by conservative political commentator Candace Owens against USA Today and another media organization...

Mexico fines candidate for support from influencer wife

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MEXICO CITY — Mexico’s electoral agency fined a state gubernatorial candidate $2.75 million, ruling that he got prohibited support from his influencer wife’s social...

CSX 2Q profit more than doubled as railroad hauled 27% more

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OMAHA, Neb. — CSX railroad's second-quarter profit more than doubled as the economy continued to rebound from the depths of the coronavirus pandemic and...

Indictment: Man who hates women planned shooting at sorority

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CLEVELAND — A man who identifies with a group that despises women appeared in federal court in Cincinnati on Wednesday on charges related to...

Chicago City Council approves new layer of police oversight

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CHICAGO — After years of protests over law enforcement misconduct, the Chicago City Council on Wednesday approved a panel giving citizens more input on...

Fourth state in Mexico legalizes abortion, up to 12 weeks

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MEXICO CITY — Mexico’s Gulf coast state of Veracruz became the fourth of the country’s 32 states to legalize abortion Tuesday. ...

50-year war on drugs imprisoned millions of Black Americans

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Landscaping was hardly his lifelong dream. As a teenager, Alton Lucas...

Belgrade residents tell rights court of bar noise ‘torture’

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BELGRADE, Serbia — Serbia's capital is vibrating with nightlife again after over a year of pandemic restrictions. Cafes, bars and fun-hungry customers are celebrating...

Soccer players kneel to start ew era of Olympic activism

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TOKYO — The referee’s whistle blew, the British players glanced at one another and they dropped to their knees. Their Chilean counterparts responded in...

Morocco denies using spyware to target French officials

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RABAT, Morocco — Morocco’s government has denied reports that the country's security forces may have used spyware made by Israel’s NSO Group to eavesdrop...