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Maine bans Native American mascots in all state schools

Maine became the first state to ban the use of Native American mascot in all of its public schools on Thursday, setting a precedent in the nationwide debate over the names and depi...

Maine bans Native American mascots in all state schools

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Maine governor signs bill to ban Native American mascots AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine public schools and universities will soon ban the use of mascots and logos depicting Native Americans. Democratic Gov. Ja...
01:28, 05/17/2019

Maine Just Banned Native American Mascots. It’s a Movement That’s Inching Forward. Professional sports teams and big college sports programs have often resisted calls to rethink their names and logos. But at local levels, lawmakers ...
17:14, 05/22/2019

Washington state takes step forward on missing Native American women A report, the product of 10 meetings with indigenous people across the state, calls for more coordination to tackle the crisisHundreds of people pack...
12:56, 06/17/2019

Battle Pits Native American Tribes Against White Couple Over Adoption of Native Child in Case With Potential Affirmative Action Implications In a case that may have implications for race-based affirmative action and other similar remedies offered to address centuries of racial discriminati...
11:14, 06/06/2019

Maine bans single-use plastic grocery bags by Earth Day 2020 AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine is banning single-use plastic bags in grocery check-out lines by April 22, 2020. House Democrats said Democratic Gov. Jan...
01:56, 06/18/2019

Austria bans Muslim headscarf in primary schools Austria has passed a law intended to ban Muslim girls from wearing a headscarf in primary schools. The Jewish yarmulke and Sikh patka are not include...
07:00, 05/16/2019

Italy bans unvaccinated children from schools after measles outbreaks As countries around the world grapple with rise of “anti-vax” sentiment, non-vaccinating parents in Italy face fines or their children being turned a...
18:56, 04/28/2019

The Hand of Native American Women, Visible at Last The role of women art-makers in Native communities has gone widely ignored. Now a bold museum show, by and for these women, is shining a light on 1,0...
17:28, 05/31/2019

Why a Hamptons Highway Is a Battleground Over Native American Rights As many rich and famous New Yorkers headed out to the Hamptons on Memorial Day weekend, they were welcomed by large billboards erected by the local S...
15:14, 05/27/2019

Joy Harjo Is First Native American to Be Named U.S. Poet Laureate (NEW YORK) — Joy Harjo, the first Native American to be named U.S. poet laureate, has been ready for a long time. “I’ve been an uno...
14:42, 06/19/2019

Joy Harjo is first Native American named US poet laureate NEW YORK (AP) — Joy Harjo has been named the country’s next poet laureate, becoming the first Native American to hold that position. Librarian ...
14:42, 06/19/2019

U.S. Supreme Court sides with Native American elk hunter The Supreme Court on Monday ruled in favor of a Native American elk hunter, citing an 1868 treaty between his tribe and the U.S. government as it rev...
18:56, 05/20/2019

Supreme Court sides with Native American hunter The US Supreme Court sided with a Native American elk hunter on Monday — ruling in favor of tribal rights and the legal hunting of animals on &...
03:14, 05/21/2019

'Sister, where did you go?': the Native American women disappearing from US cities It is 10 years since Alyssa McLemore, 21, disappeared. Hers is just one of literally countless such cases across the US‘Essential first step’: Congre...
17:00, 05/01/2019

Maine becomes the first state to ban Styrofoam Food containers made of Styrofoam, also known as polystyrene, will be officially banned from businesses in Maine after governor Janet Mills signed a ...
21:14, 05/01/2019

Nogales native & U of A high jumper makes NCAA All-American TULSA – University of Arizona high-jumper Karla Teran finished 5th in the NCAA Track and Field Championships in her specialty event.  The Nogal...
13:14, 06/09/2019

Unearthed! The missing Native American city on the Great Plains Following an enigmatic map and the footsteps of an ill-fated conquistador, archaeologists may have unearthed one of the biggest pre-Columbian settlem...
18:28, 04/28/2019

'It's long overdue': the first exhibition for Native American female artists In a groundbreaking new exhibition, the often unseen or uncredited works of Native American women are being celebratedWalk into most museums and ther...
08:56, 06/13/2019

Fingerprints Overturn Ideas On Women In Ancient Native American Society – But What About The Third Sex? Fingerprints are very important in criminal investigations, but it seems they are also increasingly important when it comes to archaeological studies...
21:28, 06/04/2019

A Native American woman's brutal murder could lead to a life-saving law Savanna LaFontaine-Greywind’s murder sparked outrage in the US. A bill named after her aims to address the crisis of violence against native womenThe...
07:56, 05/02/2019

United States' first Native American poet laureate is Joy Harjo Joy Harjo succeeds Tracy K. Smith as the nation's 23rd Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry. She is the nation's first Native American poet l...
16:42, 06/19/2019

Gorsuch breaks with conservative justices, delivering win to Native American hunter One of President Trump’s nominees sided Monday with the liberal wing of the Supreme Court for the second time in two weeks, as Justice Neil Gorsuch j...
20:42, 05/20/2019

Maine becomes 8th state to legalize assisted suicide AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine legalized medically assisted suicide on Wednesday, becoming the eighth state to allow terminally ill people to end their ...
00:28, 06/13/2019

Gorsuch sides with Supreme Court liberals on Native American treaty case Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch joined liberal justices in a 5-4 decision that upheld hunting rights for Native Americans against Wyoming under a ...
01:14, 05/21/2019

Hotel throws Native American-themed party during Cannes Film Festival A Cannes hotel hosted a tone-deaf Native American-themed party Wednesday night that featured models in traditional headdress and scantily-clad men we...
01:14, 05/24/2019

Maine becomes first U.S. state to ban polystyrene foam food containers Maine has become the first state to implement an outright ban on polystyrene food containers, which are one of the 10 most-littered items in the Unit...
00:28, 05/02/2019

Trump bashes Warren, calls on Republicans to vote against Native American land bill President Trump urged congressional Republicans on Wednesday to vote against a bill that would keep the reservation of a Native American tribe in Mas...
20:28, 05/08/2019

Elizabeth Warren cannot get past 'original sin' of Native American ancestry claims, says Howie Carr Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren was caught off-guard by tough questions from New York morning radio hosts about her past clai...
17:00, 06/04/2019

Maine becomes first state to ban Styrofoam food containers, effective 2020 The containers are a significant contributor to environmental plastic pollution, according to a statement from Maine Gov. Janet Mills.   &...
02:28, 05/02/2019

Justice Neil Gorsuch emerges as decisive vote in favor of Native American treaty rights Twice this term, including in a decision handed down on Monday, Gorsuch has signed onto 5-4 rulings that entrenched the rights of Native American tri...
23:14, 05/20/2019

US measles outbreak spreads to Maine, 25th state to report case Maine became the 25th U.S. state to confirm a case of measles amid the country's worst outbreak of the disease in a quarter century, as state me...
22:28, 05/22/2019

U.S. measles outbreak spreads to Maine, 25th state to report case Maine became the 25th U.S. state to confirm a case of measles amid the country's worst outbreak of the disease in a quarter century, as state medical...
16:56, 05/22/2019

California Governor Apologizes for State-Sanctioned Genocide of Native Americans Native Americans have been waiting a long been time for the United States and its state governments to apologize for the violent treatment of their p...
17:00, 06/19/2019

Maine assisted-suicide bill reaches governor's desk; would be 8th state to legalize option for terminally ill A Maine bill to legalize assisted suicide advanced to the governor's desk Tuesday after the state Senate backed the proposal one day after passage in...
15:42, 06/06/2019

Florida State football finishes last in APR among Power Five schools Florida State football's APR took another hit for the 2017-18 season. The Seminoles finished last among Power Five programs and could face NCAA ...
00:42, 05/11/2019

State Dems fighting charter schools near end of legislative session State Democratic lawmakers have declared war on charter schools in the waning days of the legislative session — introducing four bills that parrot re...
05:14, 06/03/2019

Quebec bans religious symbols for state workers in new law Premier Francois Legault's government used its majority to push through Bill 21 by a vote of 73 to 35 after applying the mechanism of closure to end ...
06:14, 06/17/2019

| WATCH: Protesters rally across the US against new state abortion bans US abortion-rights campaigners, including several Democrats running for president in 2020, rallied in front of the Supreme Court while others protest...
13:56, 05/22/2019

State Education Department moves to boost oversight of private schools The state Education Department proposed revised rules Friday to boost its oversight of private and religious schools. The regulations would require t...
06:14, 06/01/2019

State abortion bans may hand Democrats a political weapon WASHINGTON (AP) — A flood of laws banning abortions in Republican-run states has handed Democrats a political weapon heading into next year’s e...
20:42, 05/25/2019

Popular Move: Maine Senate Passes Bill to Give All of State’s Electoral Votes to the Winner of the Popular Vote in 2020 There’s a movement afoot in some quarters to get rid of the Electoral College, the institution that really elects the president of the United States....
05:14, 05/16/2019

Abortion-rights activists rally at Supreme Court to protest new state bans U.S. abortion-rights campaigners, including several Democrats running for president in 2020, are set to rally in front of the Supreme Court on Tuesda...
16:14, 05/21/2019

Abortion-rights activists to rally at supreme court to protest new state bans Around 400 events are set to take place across the US in what groups are describing as a Stop Abortion Bans Day of ActionUS abortion-rights campaigne...
17:14, 05/21/2019

U.S. abortion rights activists blast new state bans in Supreme Court rally Hundreds of U.S. abortion-rights campaigners, including Democrats seeking the party's 2020 presidential nomination, rallied in front of the Supreme C...
19:28, 05/21/2019

'Chambers' star: I’m ‘not the only’ Native American actor Native American actress Sivan Alyra Rose hopes Netflix horror show “Chambers” not only gives audiences a good scare, but sheds light on N...
20:14, 05/09/2019

Teaching the Bible in Public Schools Is On the Rise Across the Nation, Raising Alarm About Preserving the Separation of Church and State An increasing number of states across the U.S., buoyed by a January post by tweeter in chief Donald Trump, are adding Bible study to public school cu...
06:56, 05/15/2019

State abortion bans could benefit Democrats in 2020 elections as Republicans distance themselves from controversy Reuters/Kevin Lamarque Several restrictive abortion measures passed by conservative lawmakers could be a valuable asset for Democrats in next year's...
00:14, 05/26/2019

Hundreds rally at U.S. Supreme Court, calling state abortion bans as step backward Abortion-rights campaigners, including Democrats seeking their party's 2020 presidential nomination, rallied at the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday to ...
20:28, 05/21/2019

New York City schools chief’s top deputy got her children into selective middle schools Chancellor Richard Carranza’s top deputy has gotten her two youngest children into two of the city’s most selective and desirable middle schools — in...
05:56, 05/12/2019

'You can’t be what you can’t see': Girls-only mascots for A-League grand final Move approved by FFA to appeal to female fansPerth play Sydney FC on Sunday at Optus StadiumThe role of mascots at the A-League grand final has histo...
10:42, 05/18/2019

2019 NBA playoffs: Cheerleaders, fans and mascots Showcasing all of the non-basketball happenings from the 2019 NBA playoffs, from face-painted fans to mascots throwing down dunks off trampolines. &...
08:14, 05/13/2019

The State Department Is Dead Set on Stripping a Gay Couple's Son of American Citizenship The State Department appealed a February decision by a federal judge that a gay couple’s twin sons did not need to both be biological children of the...
06:28, 05/08/2019

Metro Vancouver floats two new terrible mascots for 'Unflushables' campaign If you see Pee and Poo floating around in the streets Vancouver, don’t be alarmed, they’re just the newest mascots in a campaign to remind residents ...
22:42, 05/04/2019

Former Maine governor has a new job _ tending bar BOOTHBAY HARBOR, Maine (AP) — Former Republican Gov. Paul LePage’s wife won’t be the only one in their family spending the summer working...
22:56, 06/16/2019

Maine boy, 6, dies after being hit by bus while biking: police Authorities in Maine have identified the first-grade student that was killed Wednesday after being run over by a school bus while riding his bicycle....
12:28, 05/03/2019

Maine law to allow non-doctors to perform abortions The bill, which Democratic Gov. Janet Mills introduced herself, will go into effect in mid-June. Only physicians perform abortions in most states. &...
12:42, 06/11/2019

6-year-old boy hit, killed by school bus in Maine RUMFORD, Maine — Police say a 6-year-old boy crossing a Rumford street on his bicycle was killed by a school bus. Police Chief Stacy Carter says the ...
14:00, 05/02/2019

Maine changes Columbus Day to Indigenous Peoples’ Day The governor of Maine on Friday signed a bill into law that makes Columbus Day known as Indigenous Peoples’ Day. The name change came during a signin...
13:56, 05/02/2019

Unicyclist completes 180-mile Trek Across Maine BRUNSWICK, Maine (AP) — Thousands have ridden their bicycles in the three-day Trek Across Maine. But only one participant has accomplished the feat o...
17:28, 06/17/2019

Maine legalizes medically assisted suicide Democratic Maine Gov. Janet Mills signed a bill Wednesday to legalize medically assisted suicide, making Maine the eighth state in the U.S. to do so....
03:14, 06/13/2019

Maine expands list of abortion providers AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine is making it easier to get an abortion with the governor’s signing of her bill to allow nurse practitioners and oth...
01:42, 06/11/2019

Maine could allow terminally ill to get life-ending meds AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine would allow doctors to prescribe terminally ill people a fatal dose of medication under a bill that faces final legislati...
22:00, 06/03/2019

Maine to Eliminate Non-Medical Exemptions for Vaccinations (AUGUSTA, Maine) — Democratic Gov. Janet Mills on Friday signed into law a bill that eliminates religious and philosophical exemptions for vacc...
00:00, 05/25/2019

Maine’s New Abortion Law Will Allow Non-Doctors to Perform Procedure The law, which will go into effect in September, will allow nurse practitioners, physician assistants and other medical professionals to administer a...
08:28, 06/11/2019

New Maine Law Ends Non-Medical Excuses for Avoiding Vaccination The state of Maine has joined California, West Virginia, and Mississippi in barring the use of religious and philosophical exemptions to opt out of s...
23:28, 05/27/2019

“So ugly he’s cute” – Maine pup vows for “ugliest dog” crown (WCSH/NBC News) Tostito may be the ugliest dog you’ve ever seen. His owner is certainly hoping so. Molly Horgan is set to travel from her Falmo...
00:00, 06/18/2019

Maine moves toward presidential primaries with ranked voting AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine is one step away from ditching its presidential caucuses for a primary system that would be the nation’s first to a...
05:00, 06/20/2019

Moose crashes through pizza shop’s window in Maine Sorry, big guy. Restaurant’s closed. Police in the town of Dover-Foxcroft, Maine, say a moose crashed through the window of a now-closed pizzeria at ...
01:00, 06/18/2019

Maine passes bill legalizing assisted suicide Legislators in Maine on Tuesday voted to legalize assisted suicide – but the state’s governor hasn’t yet committed to signing the bill in...
06:42, 06/05/2019

Wabanaki Water Walkers begin long journey to Maine The annual Wabanaki Water Walk is an awareness campaign that honours the sacredness of water in a world of rising sea levels, increasing temperatures...
23:00, 05/20/2019

Legal pot faces final public hearing test in Maine AUGUSTA, Maine — Maine’s tentative rules about legalized recreational marijuana are up for a key hearing that could represent one of the propos...
15:14, 06/10/2019

Maine's top court decides dog's owner in odd, bitter custody dispute A woman in Maine who sued for custody of a dog she shared with an ex-boyfriend was determined to be not the rightful owner of the pup by Maine's Supr...
16:42, 05/29/2019

Maine Senate rejects ending religious exemptions for vaccinations An effort to end all non-medical exemptions for childhood vaccinations in Maine was in limbo on Thursday after the state Senate voted to amend it to ...
23:42, 05/02/2019

Wrecker truck slides into ocean in Maine after ground beneath it gives way A wrecker truck was pulled from the Atlantic Ocean after plunging into the water when the ground beneath it collapsed Tuesday morning in Harpswell, M...
12:00, 05/16/2019

Internet Providers in Maine Will Soon Have To Get Consent Before Selling Customer Data Internet service providers gobble up a disconcerting amount of information about you—your browsing history, your geolocation information, your financ...
22:14, 05/31/2019

Maine gov signs bill allowing non-doctors to perform abortions Maine’s Democratic governor signed a bill into law this week that allows medical professionals other than doctors to perform abortions. The bil...
22:00, 06/11/2019

Bill legalizing assisted suicide reaches Maine governor's desk The Maine state legislature passed a bill Tuesday that legalizes assisted suicide, allowing doctors to prescribe a fatal dose of medication to termin...
23:56, 06/04/2019

Maine passes bill requiring ISPs to ask permission before selling data The current federal government might not be keen on privacy rules for internet providers, but Maine certainly is. The state's Senate has passed...
11:42, 05/31/2019

Prisoner of War and Tucson native, now laid to rest MARANA, Ariz. – Sergeant Cread Shuey was laid to rest at the Arizona Veterans Memorial Cemetery. Thursday, flags flew at half staff, taps were ...
04:14, 05/31/2019

Pandora finally made a native desktop app Pandora has finally rolled out a desktop app, so you don't have to be stuck using its web player on a browser anymore if you want to play music ...
13:14, 05/21/2019

Food porn meets Hitchcock horror as seagull spies Maine chance Pepperdine professor photobombed by lobster mobster bird happy to see picture of roll reversal go viralAlicia Jessop knew Friday was going to be memo...
01:28, 06/10/2019

'Queer feminist mermaid' Dem aims for Senate seat of Maine's Susan Collins A self-described “queer feminist mermaid” is running to unseat U.S. Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, prompted by Collins' vote last year that helped to c...
13:56, 05/08/2019

Maine legalizes medically assisted suicide, joining seven other states and District of Columbia Maine legalized medically assisted suicide on Wednesday, becoming the eighth state to allow terminally ill people to end their lives with medication....
02:28, 06/13/2019

Seagull steals lobster roll out of Maine tourist’s hand in epic photo A woman visiting Maine to try her first-ever lobster roll on Friday learned that even the best-laid plans often go awry after a sly seagull swiped th...
19:00, 06/10/2019

Maine governor signs abortion bill allowing non-doctors to perform procedure Maine’s Democratic governor signed an abortion bill into law on Monday that allows medical professionals who are not doctors to perform the procedure...
12:56, 06/11/2019

Trauma lives on in Native Americans by making us sick – while the US looks away Physical and mental health illnesses are a reality for far too many Native Americans and so is the fact that they are routinely ignored by this count...
20:28, 05/09/2019

Lexington Native Crowned Miss Kentucky 2019 LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) – Lexington native Alex Francke has been crowned Miss Kentucky 2019. WAVE reports that Francke took the title Saturday n...
14:28, 06/10/2019

Yankees select N.J. native Anthony Volpe in MLB draft The Yankees already have two of the best born-and-bred New York major leaguers in Dellin Betances and Adam Ottavino. Now they have one of the best yo...
07:00, 06/04/2019

Mavs say Porzingis involved in incident in native Latvia DALLAS (AP) — The Dallas Mavericks say Kristaps Porzingis was involved in an altercation at a nightclub in his native Latvia. After video showed the ...
06:14, 05/13/2019

HTC Vive Pro Eye With Native Eye-Tracking Goes on Sale, Price Revealed The biggest highlight of the HTC Vive Pro Eye headset is the fact that it comes with precision eye control technology, deeper data analysis, dynamic ...
11:42, 06/07/2019

The Latest: Barr in Alaska to talk about Native violence ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The Latest on U.S. Attorney General William Barr’s visit to Alaska (all times local): 4:30 p.m. Tribal representatives...
05:00, 05/30/2019

Congress Might Finally Get Rid of the Capitol's Racist Native Imagery It shouldn’t be a surprise that one of the great colonizing forces of modern history would glorify its role in the subjugation of a continent of Nati...
12:28, 05/16/2019

Valtix raises $14 million for cloud-native security products Valtix, a startup developing cloud-native enterprise security solutions, today announced that it's raised $14 million in a series A financing round.R...
20:00, 06/19/2019

'It's my homeland': how a Native lawmaker is defying Trump's drilling push Deb Haaland, one of the first Native American women elected to Congress, has become a powerful voice for US public landsWhile she was campaigning for...
12:42, 05/15/2019

Atlantic City native shares insider faves off the boardwalk Atlantic City is known as a resort destination, where summer revelers and weekend trippers flock to the casinos to try their luck at the slots or cat...
09:56, 05/23/2019

‘I want to die on my native soil’: exiled Chagos Islanders dream of return People evicted from former British colony hope new documentary Another Paradise will reinforce UN calls for withdrawalThe Chagos Islanders have had f...
17:42, 06/07/2019

California governor apologizes to Native Americans, cites 'genocide' California Governor Gavin Newsom on Tuesday apologized to Native Americans for violence and other wrongdoings they suffered during the state's histor...
07:00, 06/19/2019

Southampton residents clash with Native Americans over huge monuments The Shinnecock Indian Nation is trying to show the leaders of tony Southampton that hedgerows for billionaires aren’t the only tall things that can g...
14:00, 05/02/2019

How Puppet plans to bring more automation to a cloud-native world As Puppet brings its open source project Lyra into GA, Puppet CEO Yvonne Wassenaar explains why infrastructure automation is relevant even in contain...
18:00, 05/29/2019

The Latest: Senators press feds on response to Native safety ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The Latest on federal legislation aimed at addressing violence against Native American women (all times local): 4 p.m. Lawma...
02:14, 06/20/2019

Gov. Gavin Newsom apologizes to California's Native Americans for "genocide" California Gov. Gavin Newsom apologized Tuesday through an executive order to the state's Native Americans for the "genocide" it committed against it...
12:28, 06/19/2019

Apple iPad rumored to get long missing native feature in iOS 13 Unless you own an Apple iPad, and even if you do, you might not have realized that the tablet is shipped without a native calculator app. Obviously s...
02:14, 06/02/2019

Gov. Gavin Newsom apologizes to California's Native Americas for "genocide" California Gov. Gavin Newsom apologized Tuesday through an executive order to the state's Native Americans for the "genocide" it committed against it...
06:56, 06/19/2019

Five-foot-long non-native lizard captured in Florida after a year on the run A five-foot-long lizard was captured and removed from the wild after a year on the loose, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission said ...
21:28, 05/17/2019

New iOS 13 leak suggests redesigned apps and a native 'swipe' keyboard iOS 13 is shaping up to be more feature-rich than Apple's current iOS 12 software, according to leaks about the next iPhone and iPad operating s...
05:56, 05/07/2019

Charlotte native Byron, 21, wins Coca-Cola 600 pole CONCORD, N.C. - Brad Keselowski opined on Thursday afternoon at Charlotte Motor Speedway that the Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolets were the fastest ca...
05:28, 05/24/2019

From sharing showers to native plants: give us your tips on how to save water Australia faces crippling drought with low rainfall and dwindling dam levels, so it’s time to come up with new solutions Water supplies across Austra...
08:00, 05/28/2019

'Essential first step': Congress moves to act on crisis of violence against Native women Senator Lisa Murkowski tells the Guardian ‘justice was not there’ for indigenous families, but says change is coming‘Sister where did you go?’: the N...
17:00, 05/01/2019

Years after Android, iPhone native keyboard - finally! - gets swipe typing For years now, Android users have been enjoying swipe typing on their phones, yet for the native iPhone keyboard this one convenient features was str...
04:14, 06/04/2019

Alaska Native leaders seek U.S. attorney general's help to fight rural crime U.S. Attorney General Robert Barr on Wednesday promised Alaska Native leaders he would work to strengthen law enforcement in the state's rural areas ...
06:00, 05/30/2019

Mike Anderson finishes St. John’s staff with Queens native Steve DeMeo Mike Anderson’s staff is now complete, and it is heavy on experience. The new St. John’s coach made his last assistant coach hire by bringing aboard ...
23:14, 05/30/2019

Climate change threatens 26 native species in Great Dividing Range, study finds Australian researchers say governments must step up and protect critical habitats to give wildlife a chanceMore than 20 native animals would disappea...
04:56, 05/16/2019

St. Louis native Patrick Maroon sends Blues to conference final with double-OT goal in Game 7 Patrick Maroon, a St. Louis native, sent the Blues to the conference final with a goal that ended a stunning 47-save streak by the Stars' Ben Bi...
07:28, 05/08/2019

Boston Red Sox Manager Alex Cora to Skip White House Visit While His Native Puerto Rico Is Still Struggling Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora is cool on the complimentary White House visit that comes with winning the 2018 World Series as long as his homeland...
23:14, 05/06/2019

Langston Jackson Sets State 100M Record, Wins State Titlle LEXINGTON, Ky- Kentucky track and field commit Langston Jackson put on one final show at the high school ranks, and he did so on the track that he wi...
19:42, 06/01/2019

Islamic State says it killed 12 Nigerian soldiers in Borno state attack: statement Islamic State said on Wednesday its West African branch carried out an attack on a Nigerian army base in northeastern Borno state and that its fighte...
07:56, 06/20/2019

With 2020 Looming, Parties Fight State by State Over Voting Access Legislative battles over plans to tighten voting and registration rules have gained urgency with a pivotal election 18 months away. Arizona’s skirmis...
20:42, 06/03/2019

Former Penn State quarterback Tommy Stevens transferring to Mississippi State Mississippi State coach Joe Moorhead might have found his quarterback. Tommy Stevens from Penn State announced he is transferring to the school....
23:42, 05/17/2019

South Sudan lifts state of emergency in north: state radio President Salva Kiir has lifted a state of emergency in northern parts of South Sudan, state radio reported on Friday, part of efforts to help end ci...
23:14, 05/03/2019

Chinese state media say President Xi Jinping has departed for his state visit to North Korea BEIJING (AP) — Chinese state media say President Xi Jinping has departed for his state visit to North Korea....
05:00, 06/20/2019

This state is adding free sunscreen dispensers to state beaches & parks all summer long! If you wanna have some fun in the sun this summer and keep your skin safe, looks like Rhode Island might be the ticket.     ...
20:14, 05/23/2019

Chinese state media say President Xi Jinping will make state visit to North Korea this week BEIJING (AP) — Chinese state media say President Xi Jinping will make state visit to North Korea this week....
14:42, 06/17/2019

Missouri to be only U.S. state with no legal abortion provider after state action Missouri is poised this week to become the only U.S. state without access to legal abortions as health officials refuse to renew its last clinic's li...
22:14, 05/28/2019

Indiana State Sycamores rally, eliminate Ohio State 10-5 NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Clay Dungan hit a two-run single as Indiana scored four runs in the sixth inning, and the Sycamores stayed alive Sunday by el...
03:42, 06/03/2019

Iowa State signs Penn State’s Rasir Bolton AMES, Iowa (AP) — Penn State basketball transfer Rasir Bolton has signed with Iowa State. The Cyclones announced on Wednesday that Bolton, who averag...
23:56, 05/29/2019

Where can you get the most affordable MBA? Purdue and four schools come in at under $100K When it comes to highly ranked schools where the price tag for an MBA is more affordable, only Purdue and four other schools come in under $100,000. ...
17:00, 05/05/2019

Two students go missing from city schools Two students went missing from city schools Friday morning, police said. Junior Parker, 21, who suffers from autism, slipped out of the Stuyvesant HS...
04:42, 05/25/2019

Schools rethink vaping discipline HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – Officials at schools across the United States have begun rethinking their approach to teen vaping, as statistics show a ...
01:14, 05/27/2019

DOE job ad sought ‘teachers of color’ for NYC schools The racially targeted post on the Indeed.com job site said Lower Manhattan's Community School District 1 was seeking "teachers of color for the 2019-...
02:56, 06/04/2019

6 schools to be notified of serious NCAA violations A high-ranking NCAA official told CBS Sports on Wednesday that at least six Division I men's basketball programs will receive notices of allegations ...
06:00, 06/13/2019

Here’s a state-by-state look at the fastest mobile network speeds in the US Opensignal has released a new report today about mobile network speeds in the US, offering an overview of how smartphone download speeds haven’...
16:00, 06/02/2019

Why young, black girls are often criminalized in schools Black girls don’t misbehave more, but experts say they often receive more severe punishments for the same behavior as white peers.   ...
04:56, 05/15/2019

Charter schools charged with stealing $50M from California SAN DIEGO (AP) — A network of charter schools in California is accused of stealing more than $50 million from the state by creating phantom instituti...
23:56, 05/29/2019

Bullying in NYC schools hit unprecedented levels last year As city schools have gone soft on discipline, students are tormenting each other more than ever — both in person and online, according to a Post anal...
06:00, 05/10/2019

Watchdog: Schools underreporting use of restraint, seclusion A federal watchdog agency says public schools have significantly underreported their use of restraint and seclusion to control students’ behavi...
03:00, 06/19/2019

Schools should have one meat-free day a week, says charity Soil Association calls for pupils in England to get ‘healthier and more climate-friendly’ mealsAll state schools in England should offer pupils a com...
10:00, 05/17/2019

6 SEC schools among 16 regional hosts for NCAA Tournament OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Six Southeastern Conference schools are among the 16 regional hosts for the NCAA baseball tournament, with LSU playing at home in ...
04:28, 05/27/2019

YouTube in schools: A digital revolution in the classroom Teachers and parents might not have noticed, but students don't only use YouTube for fun. According to a new study, about half of them watch videos t...
17:56, 06/04/2019

Malta schools ask what's a better uniform — ties or tracksuits Children in Malta are obliged to wear school uniforms, a tradition that many European countries abandoned long ago. State schools may finally ditch t...
15:56, 05/29/2019

How to Curb Bullying in Schools? Fine the Parents, Some Say A Wisconsin city is due to vote next week on a bill that would make parents pay if their children bully others — a measure several municipalities hav...
18:42, 06/11/2019

Austria approves headscarf ban in primary schools Law refers to ‘ideologically or religiously influenced clothing’ but Sikh and Jewish headwear not affected Austrian MPs on Wednesday approved a law a...
04:28, 05/16/2019

In Afghanistan, attacks against schools have tripled in one year The UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said on Monday that much greater protection for educational facilities was needed across Afghanistan where attacks ag...
23:28, 05/28/2019

Students found safe after disappearing from NYC schools Both students who disappeared Friday from their respective New York City schools have been found safe, police said Saturday. Junior Parker, the 21-ye...
21:28, 05/25/2019

Vote on Los Angeles schools tax hike today Trump administration rollback of school lunch rules to face scrutiny on the Hill — House Democrats to probe Education Department on disaster response...
17:56, 06/04/2019

In #MeToo era, states debate teaching consent in schools Inside a Catholic school in Portland, Oregon, high school sophomores break into groups to discuss some once-taboo topics: abusive relationships and c...
20:14, 05/20/2019

ABCs of LGBTQ history mandated for more U.S. public schools A picture book for second graders about a family with two moms. A lesson for fourth graders about Gold Rush era stagecoach driver Charley Parkhurst, ...
16:56, 05/03/2019

Review: ‘Rockonomics’ Schools Us in the Costs and Benefits of Creativity The suicide earlier this year of Princeton economics professor, Alan B. Krueger, colors the reading of his final book: a highly personal exploration ...
18:28, 06/03/2019

Anxiety and hope over church schools reopening after attacks COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Catholic officials and parents in Sri Lanka are hopeful that church-run schools will begin to reopen soon for the first tim...
05:28, 05/15/2019

Middle schools can help prevent teen dating violence (Reuters Health) - Middle schools that offer a comprehensive dating violence prevention program in every grade may have fewer youth involved in abusi...
00:56, 06/06/2019

In Vaping Response, Schools Mull Treatment With Discipline HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A glimpse of student athletes in peak physical condition vaping just moments after a competing in a football game led Stamford...
18:00, 05/26/2019

Schools turn to technology to reduce toll during shootings School districts are looking at technology such as speeding up police response to reduce the number of victims of a shooting.    ...
19:56, 05/16/2019

Attacks on Afghan schools nearly triple, warns UNICEF A sharp rise in attacks on schools in Afghanistan is preventing a generation of children from getting an education, UNICEF reports. Threats from the ...
09:42, 05/28/2019

'Senseless': attacks on schools soar in Afghanistan – report Unicef research shows more than 1,000 schools were closed by the end of last year due to ongoing conflictAttacks on schools in Afghanistan tripled be...
15:28, 05/28/2019

Bernie Sanders calls for end to for-profit U.S. charter schools Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders is calling for a sweeping overhaul of publicly-funded charter schools, rolling out a plan on Saturday ...
04:14, 05/18/2019

City schools not prepared for mass shootings: report City schools are not adequately prepared for the next Adam Lanza, according to a hair-raising new report by state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli that fo...
00:14, 06/14/2019

Conservative legal group challenges ‘mindfulness’ in schools A national trend to introduce "mindfulness" into school curriculum is being challenged by a conservative legal group that contends the practice is ba...
21:00, 05/07/2019

Pokémon manga e-books are available in schools and libraries worldwide Pokémon manga e-books are now available to public libraries and schools worldwide through OverDrive, Inc. Students and library patrons can vis...
23:42, 06/11/2019

A Ballot Measure Could Help Los Angeles Schools, but Will Voters Support It? Wednesday: An update on the L.A. teachers’ strike; a proposal to stop unconstitutional abortion restrictions; and Michelin restaurant picks sans star...
17:42, 05/29/2019

137 children aged 10 and 11 caught with knives in London schools More than 130 children aged 10 and 11 have been caught with knives or used them to commit violence in London schools in the past four years, the Stan...
19:14, 06/10/2019

Oregon teachers are walking out, forcing 600 schools to close Tens of thousands of teachers will air their grievances at protests across the state Wednesday. But unlike with other protests, these teachers aren't...
21:28, 05/08/2019

Catholic Schools In Sri Lanka To Reopen After Easter Bombings Sri Lanka's Catholic Church on Thursday announced it will reopen its schools next week for the first time since Easter Sunday bombings killed 258 peo...
12:28, 05/09/2019

Sri Lankan church schools to reopen after Easter bombings COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lankan Catholic officials say church-run schools that have been closed since Easter Sunday bomb attacks are expected to...
14:00, 05/09/2019

Syrian Kurds reshape region with books and schools When Eyub Mohamad was a boy, security forces beat his father into paralysis. His offence was typing leaflets in Kurdish, banned under Syria’s ruling ...
21:56, 05/06/2019

Some German schools teach media competence to kids As children around the globe often feel stressed when it comes to dealing with the demands of the digital world, Germany has taken a more hands-on ap...
18:14, 06/11/2019

Immigrants Brought Riches to Urban Schools. Now They’re in the Shadows. As immigrant families forgo services or are dropped from public assistance, schools are seeing their student populations undercounted and their fundi...
20:14, 06/15/2019

Pakistan to bring religious schools under government control Pakistan's military spokesman says authorities plan to bring over 30,000 religious schools under government control as part of their campaign against...
16:14, 04/29/2019

Arizona’s rural schools lose thousands of students PHOENIX (AP) – Schools in 10 of Arizona’s 15 counties have together lost more than 10,000 students in the past decade. Meanwhile, the Ari...
02:00, 06/17/2019

Arizona’s rural schools squeezed by declining enrollment PHOENIX (AP) — Schools in 10 of Arizona’s 15 counties have together lost more than 10,000 students in the past decade. Meanwhile, the Arizona R...
19:00, 06/16/2019

Schools 'crowd fund for pencils, glue and books' The prime minister says the government is putting a "record level of funding". into schools, after Jeremy Corbyn asks about some closing early on Fri...
18:14, 05/22/2019

| Safe for Catholic schools to reopen - Sri Lanka army Sri Lanka has tightened security ahead of the reopening of some Catholic schools for the first time since the Easter bombings that killed 258 people,...
09:14, 05/21/2019

WannaCry? Hundreds of US schools still haven’t patched servers Enlarge / School IT is old school. And still vulnerable to EternalBlue. (credit: PhotoAlto / Frederic Cirou / Getty Images) If you're wondering wh...
03:28, 05/22/2019

Mandarin Made Mandatory In Many Nepal Schools: Report Many schools across Nepal have made it mandatory for students to learn Mandarin lured by the Chinese government's offer to cover salaries of teachers...
10:28, 06/15/2019

20 Years After Columbine, Schools Have Gotten Safer. But Fears Have Only Grown. The panic of mass shootings has ramped up efforts to secure schools. But anxieties remain high, even as federal data shows that schools are less viol...
18:28, 04/28/2019

Silicon Valley Came to Kansas Schools. That Started a Rebellion. Public schools in Kansas rolled out a web-based learning platform backed by Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg. Now students have staged walkouts and sit-ins...
18:14, 04/28/2019

Safe For Catholic Schools To Reopen, Says Sri Lanka Army Sri Lanka has tightened security ahead of the reopening Tuesday of some Catholic schools for the first time since the Easter bombings that killed 258...
14:42, 05/21/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro wants police in schools, discipline code When students at Ceilandia state school No. 7 in Brazil's capital came back from their break in February, they were met by two dozen uniformed police...
06:42, 05/02/2019

Brazil’s Bolsonaro wants police in schools, discipline code The far-right administration of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is pushing to expand the number of schools co-run by armed police to improve behav...
07:00, 05/02/2019

These are the worst cities to live in, state by state 24/7 Wall St. analyzed factors such as crime, property values, jobs, and proximity to services to identify the worst cities to live in in every state...
12:15, 05/14/2019

This is how many cancer survivors are living in the US, state by state 24/7 Tempo reviewed how many people in every state live with cancer using data from the American Cancer Society.       ...
18:28, 05/21/2019

Washington state becomes the first state to allow human composting Washington state is the first in the nation to allow natural organic reduction. Veuer’s Nick Cardona explains what that entails.   &...
16:42, 05/22/2019

UK bans gender stereotypes in ads A ban has come into force prohibiting commercials that reinforce gender prejudices. A prominent German feminist told DW that Germany is dragging its ...
15:56, 06/14/2019

DOE slacking on Jewish, Muslim dietary options at schools: councilman A free-lunch pilot program for Jewish and Muslim city school kids with religious dietary restrictions has been plagued by delays, two politicians cha...
23:56, 05/19/2019

SEC clears path for schools to sell alcohol at sporting events The SEC cleared member schools to sell alcohol in general seating areas. The measure means sales are allowed at football and basketball games.  ...
20:56, 05/31/2019

'Education under fire' as attacks on Afghan schools jump, UNICEF says Attacks on schools in Afghanistan increased almost threefold last year, making it increasingly difficult to ensure an education for children in many ...
04:00, 05/28/2019

NYC schools investigator arrested for drunk driving following marijuana complaint A NYC schools investigator was arrested on charges of drunken driving less than two months after a complaint was sent to Chancellor Richard Carranza ...
03:14, 06/09/2019

Bernie Sanders Targets Charter Schools in New Education Plan In a 10-point declaration of his education policy priorities, the Vermont senator framed efforts to curtail charters as a means to “desegregate” publ...
01:42, 05/19/2019

Crowds protest cuts in federal funding for Brazil schools Tens of thousands have joined in demonstrations across Brazil to protest big cuts in federal funding for public education, the first nationwide ralli...
01:28, 05/16/2019

‘It’s Like the Wild West’: Sexual Assault Victims Struggle in K-12 Schools While college campuses have become the battleground for Title IX debates, the mishandling of sexual assault cases in primary and secondary schools re...
20:14, 05/11/2019

Anxiety, hope as church schools delay reopening in Sri Lanka Catholic officials and parents in Sri Lanka are hopeful that church-run schools will begin to reopen this week for the first time since last month’s ...
06:56, 05/15/2019

Head likens criticism of private schools to antisemitic abuse Anthony Wallersteiner, head of Stowe school, under fire for ‘tasteless analogy’The headteacher of a UK public school is under fire for likening criti...
21:28, 05/11/2019

Cousin of Parkland victim pushes bill for alarms in schools An upstate teenager whose cousin died in the Parkland, Fla., massacre is pushing a state bill that would force public schools to install silent panic...
00:56, 06/11/2019

Jewish schools seek piece of public grants for security HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Students and staff members at Jewish day schools near the Pittsburgh synagogue that was the site of October’s mass shoot...
19:28, 05/07/2019

Sixth grader represents Amphi Schools in national spelling bee TUCSON – A local 12-year-old spelling bee contestant made it to Washington D.C. on Tuesday to compete with more than 500 other kids. News 4 Tucson le...
18:56, 05/29/2019

Ohio lawmaker pushes bill to require schools to name a valedictorian An Ohio lawmaker introduced a bill on Monday that would require public high schools to name a valedictorian, in response to one school's decision to ...
22:28, 06/11/2019

Schools Re-Open Amid Fears Of More Terrorist Attacks In Sri Lanka State schools in Sri Lanka resumed classes on Monday amid tight security after the Easter Sunday bombings, but many anxious parents kept their childr...
12:00, 05/06/2019

U.S. Senator Sanders calls for end to for-profit public charter schools Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders is calling for a sweeping overhaul of charter schools, rolling out a plan on Saturday that will put hi...
23:00, 05/17/2019

Woman Sues 3 Tokyo Medical Schools Over Gender, Age Discrimination A Japanese woman Wednesday sued three Tokyo medical schools she says rejected her because of her gender and age, in a case her lawyer said was the "t...
14:42, 06/05/2019

Vitalik Buterin schools Elon Musk on Ethereum’s best use-cases The most recent conversation between Elon Musk and Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin seems to have shifted from trolling to legitimate discussion. ...
13:42, 04/30/2019

Probability helps zebrafish stay in schools when faced with predators Fish track the movement of their neighbours to swim in dense schools as they flee predators – and they pay more attention to the motion of some fish ...
18:42, 04/28/2019

Mexico City closes schools, restricts traffic due to smoke MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico City officials have cancelled classes for millions of students as smoke from brush fires continues to choke the city of 9 m...
20:56, 05/16/2019

Trump’s Trade War Targets Chinese Students at Elite U.S. Schools First trade, then technology — now talent. The Trump administration has started taking aim at China’s best and brightest in the U.S., scr...
05:14, 06/04/2019

RuPaul schools Stephen Colbert on camp, and which Met Gala celebs get it In her stellar piece on the recent Met Gala and the true essence of “camp” (this year’s theme of the celebrity-sprinkled evening of couture and gawki...
17:14, 05/09/2019

Why migrants who speak indigenous languages slip through cracks in US schools Many students end up in special education classrooms as schools lack infrastructure and have few, if any, translators Looking back on her first day o...
08:42, 06/18/2019

Bastion of Anti-Vaccine Fervor: Progressive Waldorf Schools Anti-vaccine fervor on the left is increasingly worrying the authorities. At one progressive school, 60 percent of the 300 students were not vaccinat...
11:14, 06/13/2019

‘Apex Legends’ bans 770,000 cheats Just over a week ago Respawn announced that it's taking a stronger stance against cheating in Apex Legends. Today, it revealed that it's bl...
16:56, 05/03/2019

Nepal says bans WeChat Pay, Alipay Nepal has banned popular Chinese digital payment apps WeChat Pay and AliPay saying payments from the unregistered systems were illegal and resulting ...
14:56, 05/22/2019

US schools accused of censoring climate crisis message in graduation speeches Students say authorities have barred them from reading a text that warns of ‘catastrophic climate change’ for being too politicalSchools and colleges...
08:14, 06/07/2019

French town plans to give out free Viagra to save its schools Free viagra offered to help repopulate a town. Yeah, you read that right. Buzz60’s Tony Spitz has the details.       ...
18:56, 05/22/2019

Schools close in water-soaked Houston as serious flooding continues for 20 million The Houston fire department urged motorists Friday to stay off the roads to avoid more flash flooding from a storm system lingering in the western Gu...
22:42, 05/10/2019

London tubes, schools and homes 'face climate change chaos' Heatwave of 2018 will become the capital’s new normal, claims Green party in reportHundreds of schools, hospitals and tube stations in London are at ...
15:00, 05/01/2019

Amphi Public Schools kicks off free ‘Summer Meals’ program School districts offer summer meal programs for students who rely on school for food. TUCSON – Amphitheater Public School District is kicking off its...
02:42, 06/04/2019

No turning back: Syrian Kurds reshape region with books and schools When Eyub Mohamad was a boy, security forces beat his father into paralysis. His offence was typing leaflets in Kurdish, banned under Syria's ruling ...
13:56, 05/06/2019

Yankees great Bernie Williams goes to bat in Washington for art and music in public schools Bernie Williams' love of music is known to New York Yankees fans. Now he is advocating for more music education in public schools.   ...
05:00, 05/23/2019

Sri Lanka police arrest two in clashes as schools reopen to near-empty classes Sri Lanka police arrested two men after a personal feud led to clashes between two sectarian groups in a beachside resort north of the capital, the s...
12:56, 05/06/2019

Pro-charter forces make last-ditch Albany plea to lift cap on schools ALBANY — Dozens of charter school advocates from across the five boroughs made a last-ditch plea at the state Capitol building Wednesday, pushing the...
02:14, 06/06/2019

‘Kids Need a Good Start’: Readers Debate Admissions at Elite N.Y.C. Schools The drop in black and Hispanic student admissions to New York’s specialized high schools led to an impassioned discussion among readers with personal...
23:42, 06/05/2019

Ilhan Omar Wants Schools to Stop Humiliating Kids Who Can't Afford to Pay for Lunch A few weeks ago, The Hill circulated a piece about a nine-year-old boy who used his allowance to pay off everyone in his class’s lunch debts. The sto...
02:28, 06/20/2019

Political Controversies Can Inspire Bullying in Schools, Public Health Researchers Say Political controversies that receive heavy media coverage trickle down into classrooms and spark bullying, suggests a new study out this week. It fou...
00:42, 05/15/2019

Schools of thought: can mindfulness lessons boost child mental health? Children are under increasing pressure. Investing in their mental wellbeing could could help them now and in the futureChildren are taking 10 minutes...
12:14, 05/16/2019

Government's Big Change As Southern States Protest Hindi-In-Schools Plan The government has made a big change in its draft education policy after a huge outcry over a three-language plan that required children in southern ...
12:14, 06/03/2019

Bernie Sanders’s Education Plan Laments Rise of Charter Schools In a 10-point declaration of his education policy priorities, the Vermont senator framed efforts to curtail charter schools as a means to “desegregat...
20:14, 05/22/2019

Tennessee coach filmed rubbing girl's back to change schools A longtime Tennessee high school baseball coach is being stripped of his coaching duties and sent to another school over a video of him rubbing a fem...
16:56, 06/14/2019

Terror attacks on Afghan schools leave millions with no formal education Terrorist attacks against schools in Afghanistan have forced more than 1,000 to close, meaning nearly half the nation's children won't get a formal e...
02:28, 05/29/2019

Florida law allowing armed teachers largely impotent as schools rebel The Guardian finds that none of the state’s largest school districts plan to allow teachers to carry weaponsFlorida’s new law allowing teachers to ca...
08:28, 05/10/2019

Cyclone Vayu To Hit Gujarat Tomorrow, Schools, Colleges Closed: 10 Points Nearly three lakh people will be evacuated from the western coast as Gujarat prepares for Cyclone Vayu, which is inching closer to the coast. The ent...
07:00, 06/12/2019

Brexit Is Sending Students Packing, Straining Private Schools on Both Ends While campuses in Britain look toward Asia in their struggle to refill seats, those on the Continent are scrambling to prepare for a crush of new pup...
15:42, 05/27/2019

San Francisco bans city use of facial recognition San Francisco is following through on talk of banning facial recognition tech. The city's Board of Supervisors has voted 8-1 in favor of a bill...
14:00, 05/15/2019

Samoa bans 'Rocketman' over gay scenes: media Samoa has banned "Rocketman", the movie-musical based on the life of British musician Elton John, over its depiction of homosexuality, the South Paci...
10:42, 06/11/2019

YouTube Bans Hateful Videos From Platform YouTube said it is stepping up efforts to scrub hateful content from its platform, including videos that deny historical events like the Holocaust, t...
00:00, 06/06/2019

What to Do if You're Freaking Out About the Wave of Six-Week Abortion Bans Even though abortion is still legal everywhere in the United States, Republicans are dead-set on changing that. Apart from donating money to abortion...
17:56, 05/20/2019

WeChat quietly bans cryptocurrency fundraising The Chinese equivalent of WhatsApp, WeChat, has updated its terms of service to ban merchants from fundraising by using tokens or cryptocurrencies. T...
22:56, 05/07/2019

'Women will die': how new abortion bans will harm the most vulnerable Women of color and poor women will be disproportionately affected by new restrictions across the US, opponents sayOn the floor of the Alabama state s...
11:00, 05/19/2019

What’s worse, Facebook’s bans or government regulation? On Thursday, Facebook decided it had had enough. It banned several accounts that it labeled as “dangerous” from its platforms. The prominent far-righ...
02:14, 05/03/2019

Plastics Industry Pushes Back Against Bans The backlash against single-use plastic has engulfed straws, bags and takeout containers, but the plastics industry is fighting back, arguing alterna...
16:42, 05/20/2019

Facebook bans extremists, 'dangerous individuals' Multiple extremist figures, including Infowars' Alex Jones and Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan, have been banned from Facebook and Instagram. ...
07:42, 05/03/2019

How to Divest From the Corporations Funding Abortion Bans Earlier this week, Judd Legum’s Popular Information newsletter reported that, in recent years, six corporations contributed hundreds of thousands of ...
21:56, 05/23/2019

Facebook bans extremist figures for being ‘dangerous’ The bans — including Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan and Infowars host Alex Jones — are a sign that the social network is more aggressively en...
02:14, 05/03/2019

Across US, activists protest new wave of abortion bans Abortion rights supporters are holding rallies at the U.S. Supreme Court, statehouses and other sites across the nation to oppose tough abortion bans...
23:28, 05/21/2019

Capri bans tourists from using single-use plastics Famed for its designer boutiques, film star visitors and saccharine limoncello, the Italian island of Capri is not typically associated with environm...
13:56, 05/07/2019

Google bans apps that let users buy marijuana Alphabet's Google on Wednesday banned apps on its app store that facilitate the sale of marijuana or related products, as part of a change to it...
01:42, 05/30/2019

Colorado Bans ‘Conversion Therapy’ for Minors Colorado on Friday became the 18th state to ban “conversion therapy,” a discredited practice that aims to change a person’s sexual orientation or gen...
00:56, 06/02/2019

As anti-vaxx dispute rages, attention turns to California's Waldorf schools The private schools stress nature, creative expression and hands-on learning but the 27 in the state have very low vaccination ratesOn a rainy Saturd...
13:56, 05/28/2019

America’s best high schools in 2019, as ranked by U.S. News & World Report A South Carolina school claimed the top spot, and Texas had the most schools listed in the top 20 on U.S. News & World Report's Best High School...
16:56, 05/03/2019

NYC Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza has made whiteness ‘toxic’, DOE insiders claim At least four top Department of Education executives who have been demoted or stripped of duties under Carranza’s sweeping reorganization claim he ha...
01:56, 05/19/2019

Richard Carranza lobbies Albany to scrap entrance exam for top high schools New York City School Chancellor Richard Carranza trekked to Albany Wednesday in an end-of-session push for a state law to eliminate the single entran...
07:00, 06/13/2019

Tyson Foods recalls over 190,000 pounds of chicken fritters sold to restaurants, schools Tyson Foods is recalling thousands of pounds of ready-to-eat chicken fritter products after consumers reportedly found hard plastic in the food. ...
03:14, 06/09/2019

Empty classrooms: Sri Lanka schools re-open amid fears of more militant attacks State schools in Sri Lanka resumed classes on Monday amid tight security after the Easter Sunday bombings, but many anxious parents kept their childr...
10:56, 05/06/2019

San Francisco bans police use of face recognition technology San Francisco supervisors voted Tuesday to ban the use of facial recognition software by police and other city departments, becoming the first U.S. c...
05:56, 05/15/2019

Google Bans Huawei Phones From Some Android Services Huawei has begun to feel the effects of U.S. moves to curb its access to U.S. technology as Google cut access to some Android services on Huawei smar...
16:42, 05/20/2019

Google bans apps that facilitate sale of marijuana Alphabet Inc's Google on Wednesday banned apps on its app store that facilitate the sale of marijuana or related products, as part of a change to its...
23:14, 05/29/2019

London Metal Exchange bans traders from day drinking The London Metal Exchange has banned dealers from trading while under the influence of alcohol, in an attempt to overhaul the workplace culture at th...
15:28, 06/14/2019

Trump order bans US firms from dealing with Huawei In a move that will likely add fire to the growing trade war between the US and China, President Trump has declared a “national emergency ...
20:14, 05/16/2019

Sudan bans Al-Jazeera as pro-democracy demonstrations continue All broadcaster’s work permits cancelled as military official warns protesters they are ‘a danger to the revolution’ Sudan has closed the Khartoum of...
06:00, 05/31/2019

Sri Lanka bans face coverings for 'public safety' Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena banned all forms of face coverings including the burqa and the hijab in the name of national security, the ...
11:14, 04/29/2019

Facebook bans Alex Jones, other extremist figures Facebook on Thursday designated several extremist figures as “dangerous” — including Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan, Infowars host Alex Jones...
21:56, 05/02/2019

Why the Guardian is changing the language it uses to describe abortion bans New style guidance encourages editors to avoid medically misleading terms like ‘heartbeat bill’ in reference to restrictive abortion laws sweeping th...
17:42, 06/07/2019

‘Uber of Weed’ wants to raise $100M despite app store bans Snoop Dogg-backed cannabis company Eaze is raising a new round of financing that’s expected to value it at $800 million — despite Google trying to ki...
07:14, 05/30/2019

Spain bans Catalonia's ex-leader Puigdemont from EU vote Catalonia separatist Carles Puigdemont, who fled Spain after a 2017 secession attempt, has been banned from standing in the EU elections. He and two ...
16:14, 05/01/2019

Facebook bans Alex Jones and other extremist leaders Facebook on May 2 said it banned half a dozen controversial personalities, including Alex Jones and Milo Yiannopoulos, from Instagram and Facebook af...
02:14, 05/03/2019

Fury as half-marathon bans African runners Organizers of an Italian half-marathon have backed down after their decision to ban African athletes from participating sparked outrage and led to al...
05:00, 04/29/2019

Facebook bans Huawei from pre-installing its apps, but does it matter? Another company joined the long list of organizations that’s cut ties with Huawei. According to a report by Reuters, Facebook has banned the Chinese ...
15:28, 06/07/2019

The Latest: Pence says US to lift bans on Venezuelan general WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the United States and Venezuela (all times local): 4:25 p.m. Vice President Mike Pence says the U.S. is lifting sanct...
22:42, 05/07/2019

Orlando bans plastics at parks, venues starting Oct. 1 ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Officials in Orlando have agreed to ban the use of plastic straws, bags, cutlery and plastic foam food containers at its city pa...
18:14, 06/05/2019

Britain bans ‘harmful’ gender stereotypes in advertisements LONDON — Hapless husbands and housework-burdened moms are being banished from British advertising, as a crackdown on gender stereotypes comes into fo...
01:56, 06/15/2019

Facebook bans several people cited for hate speech After years of pressure to crack down on hate and bigotry, Facebook has banned Louis Farrakhan, Alex Jones and other extremists, saying they violated...
01:42, 05/04/2019

Abortion Bans Create a Public Health Nightmare Making abortion mostly illegal will kick off an unintentional, vast experiment in public health—one where the outcomes are sick or dying women and ch...
12:28, 05/21/2019

Facial-Recognition Startup Calls for Regulation Instead of Bans The co-founder of SenseTime, a Chinese artificial-intelligence startup under fire for the use of its facial-recognition technology in mass-surveillan...
12:56, 05/21/2019

YouTube bans videos that promote superiority and discrimination Google is engaged in an ongoing battle against the misuse of its YouTube video platform, with the tech giant changing its policies around what conten...
06:28, 06/06/2019

YouTube bans videos promoting Nazi ideology Content promoting fascism, supremacism or Holocaust denial will no longer be hostedYouTube has decided to ban content promoting Nazi ideology from it...
20:28, 06/05/2019

Tanzania bans plastic bags to clean up environment Under new measures, anyone using plastic bags in Tanzania can be slapped with a fine, and those caught manufacturing the items can get jail time. Env...
01:14, 06/02/2019

The Latest: Sri Lanka emergency law bans face coverings Muslim women in Sri Lanka will no longer be able to veil their faces under an emergency law ordered by the president that bans all kinds of face cove...
21:56, 04/28/2019

Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani Orders Fire Safety Audit Of Schools Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani Friday ordered a fire safety audit of schools, colleges and coaching centres following a massive blaze which engu...
04:56, 05/25/2019

Trans teens face higher sexual assault risk when schools restrict bathrooms (Reuters Health) - Transgender adolescents may be less likely to be sexually assaulted when they can use school bathrooms and locker rooms that match...
19:42, 05/06/2019

NCAA gave high schools a bigger role in basketball recruiting. Most states are abstaining. Only 18 of the 51 state high school associations are planning to put on recruiting showcase events this year, which were added in place of certain AA...
20:28, 05/01/2019

Palestinian children’s education deeply impacted by ‘interference’ around West Bank schools, UN warns Alarmed by a high number of reported incidents of interference in or near Palestinian schools in the West Bank since the beginning of the school year...
19:42, 04/28/2019

Sudan bans Al Jazeera amid protests over military rule Sudan's ruling military government closed media organization Al Jazeera's Khartoum bureau and banned its journalists from reporting from the country,...
13:28, 05/31/2019

Illinois expands abortion rights amid stringent bans across the US The Illinois State Senate passed sweeping abortion protections late Friday, which will most likely be signed by Gov. J.B. Pritzker, a Democrat. The S...
23:42, 06/01/2019

San Francisco bans police and city use of face recognition technology San Francisco on Tuesday became the first U.S. city to ban the use of facial recognition software by police and other city departments.   ...
15:56, 05/15/2019

Dutch court bans Hells Angels motorcycle gang BRUSSELS (AP) — A Dutch court has outlawed the Hells Angels motorcycle gang, calling it a violent organization that is a danger to public order. Wedn...
13:56, 05/29/2019

Quebec Bans Religious Symbols in Some Public Sector Jobs A bill banning some public employees in Quebec from wearing religious symbols like head scarves, skullcaps, turbans and crosses has passed despite co...
09:00, 06/17/2019

Sri Lanka bans social media for 3rd time since suicide attacks The Sri Lanka government on Monday banned all social media platforms -- for the third time in less than a month -- to prevent the spread of false inf...
17:56, 05/13/2019

Facebook Bans Louis Farrakhan, Alex Jones, Others as 'Dangerous' Facebook banned an array of personalities whose views it deemed too inflammatory to be shared on its social network, including Nation of Islam leader...
23:42, 05/02/2019

Search result not found: China bans Wikipedia in all languages The community-edited online encyclopedia was barred in April, according to a new report from the censorship research group, the Open Observatory of N...
21:28, 05/15/2019

Alabama Senate bans nearly all abortions, including rape cases Alabama's state Senate passed a bill on Tuesday to outlaw nearly all abortions, creating exceptions only to protect the mother's health, as part of a...
05:42, 05/15/2019

Compagno: Facebook bans are a 'farce,' attempts to virtue signal Emily Compagno, co-host of "The Five," suggested on Friday that Facebook banned a host of controversial figures — author Milo Yiannopoulos, Infowars ...
11:00, 05/04/2019

German court bans popular voting advice app Wahl-O-Mat Millions of German voters have used Wahl-O-Mat, the country's official voting advice application, but a court in the city of Cologne has banned the a...
23:00, 05/20/2019

Paris bans e-scooters from sidewalks, citing rise in accidents France will ban electric scooters from its sidewalks from September, after locals grew frustrated with the vehicles congesting public areas and causi...
17:28, 05/04/2019

Trump attacks social media companies after Facebook bans STERLING, Virginia (AP) — President Donald Trump is criticizing social media companies after Facebook banned a number of extremist figures. Trump, wh...
18:42, 05/04/2019

Facebook bans Alex Jones, Milo Yiannopoulos and other far-right figures The company has struggled to control far-right hate speech on the platform in recent yearsFacebook banned several prominent accounts promoting white ...
23:00, 05/02/2019

FAA bans low flights over Venezuela's airspace, citing political instability The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on Tuesday evening issued an order prohibiting U.S. air operators from flying below 26,000 feet in Ven...
06:42, 05/01/2019

FIFA bans Afghan official for life for sexual abuse ZURICH (AP) — FIFA has banned the former head of soccer in Afghanistan from the sport for life for sexually abusing female players. Keramuudin Karim,...
20:14, 06/08/2019

Facebook Bans Israeli Firm Over Fake Political Activity Facebook removed hundreds of fake accounts, pages and groups linked to a commercial entity based in Israel, the social-media giant’s latest move to c...
21:14, 05/16/2019

India Bans Terror Outfit Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh The Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB), which was blamed for the terror attack at a cafe in Dhaka in 2016 in which 22 people including 17 foreigne...
04:56, 05/25/2019

Expert: Hard to peg abortion bans’ impact on 2020 An expert says it’s “difficult to predict” what impact the issue of abortion will play during next year’s election in battleg...
12:00, 05/30/2019

FIFA bans ex-Oceania general secretary Nicholas for eight years Former Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) general secretary Tai Nicholas has been banned from all soccer-related activities for eight years for fin...
12:00, 05/30/2019

Boston arts museum bans 2 visitors for offensive language Boston's Museum of Fine Arts has banned two visitors and vowed to change protocols for guards after minority middle school students said they were su...
02:14, 05/25/2019

Sri Lanka bans face veils after attacks by Islamist militants Authorities in Sri Lanka on Monday banned women from wearing face veils under an emergency law put in place after deadly Easter Sunday attacks by Isl...
16:28, 04/29/2019

Salesforce bans companies that sell certain types of guns from using its software The new Salesforce policy will apply to new customers, as well as existing customers when their contracts are up for renewal, and will apply to compa...
18:56, 05/30/2019

YouTube bans Holocaust denial videos in policy reversal YouTube said on Wednesday it would remove videos that deny the Holocaust, school shootings and other "well-documented violent events," a major revers...
22:00, 06/05/2019

Tottenham bans 3 fans for selling Champions League tickets Champions League finalist Tottenham says it banned three season-ticket holders who offered to sell their match seats online for a profit   ...
17:42, 05/21/2019

Latest Gucci show wades into debate on US abortion bans Alessandro Michele says his focus was on women’s right to respect and freedom of choiceIf fashion is becoming an increasingly politicised space, Gucc...
12:42, 05/29/2019

YouTube bans supremacist content, limits borderline videos YouTube announced Wednesday new efforts to limit discriminatory and phony content by removing more extremist channels and rewarding more trusted crea...
01:00, 06/06/2019

Trump Jr. accuses Facebook of ‘silencing conservatives’ after it bans some far-right users Donald Trump Jr. on Friday charged that Facebook had engaged in a "purposeful & calculated silencing of conservatives" online, a day after the social...
20:28, 05/03/2019

Samoa bans Elton John film 'Rocketman' over gay scenes The country's chief censor said the movie "doesn't go well with Christian beliefs here." However, some in Samoa have pointed out what they claim is h...
10:56, 06/11/2019

Canada bans the captivity and breeding of orcas, dolphins and other whales Orcas, dolphins and other cetaceans have made for popular attractions at some aquatic theme parks for decades, but their presence has been trailed by...
04:56, 06/11/2019

London Metal Exchange Bans Daytime Drinking by Traders The London Metal Exchange, a 142-year-old trading venue where traders set prices for metals by shouting orders across a ring of red sofas, has banned...
17:14, 06/14/2019

Google bans one of the biggest Android app developers from the Play Store On the heels of the revelation last week, via a BuzzFeed analysis, that several of the most-downloaded apps from the Google Play Store may have been ...
13:42, 05/02/2019

Samoa bans Elton John biopic Rocketman over gay scenes Pacific nation’s censor says homosexual activity depicted on screen violates its lawsThe Pacific nation of Samoa has banned the Elton John biopic Roc...
15:28, 06/11/2019

Facebook bans Alex Jones, Louis Farrakhan for being 'dangerous' Facebook banned several high-profile people Thursday for violating its policy against "dangerous individuals and organizations," including right-wing...
00:14, 05/03/2019

Norway's KLP bans alcohol, gambling investments from pension funds KLP, Norway's largest pension fund, will no longer invest in gambling companies and alcohol makers, and recently sold stocks and bonds in such firms ...
08:42, 05/28/2019

Facebook bans health and conspiracy site Natural News Enlarge (credit: Getty Images) Facebook on Sunday removed the prominent health and conspiracy site Natural News from its platform and banned its in...
21:00, 06/10/2019

Mamata Banerjee Bans BJP's Victory Marches In West Bengal Accusing the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of inciting violence in West Bengal, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said on Thursday that no victory march ...
21:42, 06/06/2019

VA Bans Injectable Wound-Care Products From MiMedx and Other Companies for Many Uses The Department of Veterans Affairs has advised its facilities not to use injectable amniotic tissue products for the most common uses because the eff...
01:14, 06/16/2019

Georgia Effectively Bans Abortion Under Bullshit 'Fetal Heartbeat' Law On Tuesday, Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp signed the state’s so-called “fetal heartbeat” law, banning abortion for women well before many know that they’re...
22:14, 05/07/2019

Children in crisis-torn eastern Ukraine ‘too terrified to learn’ amid spike in attacks on schools Schoolchildren are bearing long-lasting mental and physical scars of eastern Ukraine’s conflict, the head of the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said on ...
06:00, 05/21/2019

Best London commuter areas for schools: four spots with outstanding primary and secondary education within 45 minutes of the capital Due to the exodus of young families from London out to the home counties in search of space and value for money, the South-East now faces an acute pu...
13:56, 05/29/2019

'Violent' tornado, severe thunderstorm outbreak expected in Texas, Oklahoma as schools shutter over risk A dangerous and potentially "violent" day of weather is ahead across the Southern Plains on Monday, as forecasters warn a tornado outbreak and severe...
16:42, 05/20/2019

Rabbi wounded in synagogue shooting urges Trump to bring 'moment of silence' back to schools The heroic rabbi who was wounded in the California synagogue shooting last Saturday said President Trump is supportive of reintroducing a "moment of ...
21:00, 05/02/2019

NBA bans Warriors investor for a year after he shoved Raptors’ Kyle Lowry “Mr. Stevens’ behavior last night did not reflect the high standards that we hope to exemplify as an organization,” the Warriors said in a statement....
03:28, 06/07/2019

Safe or addictive? Bans on herbal product kratom spreading in Mississippi State lawmakers rejected a ban on the herbal product, so counties are criminalizing sale and possession themselves. What's behind the movement? ...
20:00, 05/14/2019

Minority rule: Michigan loophole allows activists to push through abortion bans A state law that foregoes a vote if a proposal has signatures from just 4% of the electorate is being used by special interest groupsMichigan is a st...
10:14, 06/08/2019

Abortion rights activists hold protests in all 50 states to ‘stop the bans’ Supporters of abortion rights flooded state capitols, town squares and courthouses around the country Tuesday to protest a wave of new laws restricti...
07:42, 05/22/2019

Huawei Cancels Launch of New MateBook Laptop, Citing US Trade Bans Chinese tech giant Huawei has cancelled the planned launch of a new MateBook laptop at the CES Asia 2019 trade show in Shanghai this week due to swee...
08:00, 06/13/2019

After Social Media Bans, Militant Groups Found Ways to Remain Hezbollah and other groups classified as terrorist organizations by the United States have changed their social media strategies to stay on Facebook,...
18:42, 04/28/2019

Quebec bans some public servants from wearing religious clothing, symbols The government of the Canadian province of Quebec passed legislation banning certain public employees, including teachers and judges, from wearing an...
23:28, 06/17/2019

FIFA bans ex-Afghan football chief for life over sex abuse allegations Keramuudin Karim was also fined $1 million after world soccer's governing body received complaints that he sexually assaulted several female players....
01:28, 06/09/2019

Sri Lanka imposes curfew in Negombo after clashes, bans social media The Sri Lankan government has reimposed a ban on social media platforms in an effort to stop the spread of rumors after violence erupted between grou...
01:28, 05/06/2019

‘Free Willy’ bill bans dolphin and whale captivity in Canada Canada’s parliament just passed a whale of a bill. On Monday, the Canadian House of Commons made it illegal to keep a whale, dolphin or porpois...
22:00, 06/11/2019

YouTube reversal bans Holocaust hoaxers, stops pay for borderline creators YouTube said on Wednesday it would remove videos that deny factual catastrophes such as the Holocaust ever happened and stop sharing ad revenue with ...
03:00, 06/06/2019

Sri Lanka Bans Face Covering In Public After Easter Sunday Blasts Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena on Sunday announced a ban on face covering, a week after terrorists carried out coordinated suicide bombing...
07:42, 04/29/2019

Britain Bans Ads Featuring "Harmful Gender Stereotypes" Causing Offence Ads featuring "harmful gender stereotypes" which are likely to cause offence will be banned in Britain from Friday under new rules that could have a ...
11:56, 06/16/2019

Sri Lanka Bans Face Coverings as it Scrambles to Respond to Easter Attacks Eight days after the April 21 bombings in Sri Lanka left at least 253 dead, the government announced that all face coverings would be banned in publi...
12:42, 05/02/2019

YouTube bans videos glorifying Nazis and denying violent events YouTube said Wednesday that the platform will begin banning videos promoting Nazi ideology as well as those denying “well-documented violent events” ...
21:28, 06/05/2019

India seeks bans for Deloitte, KPMG arm for alleged auditing lapses India is seeking to ban Deloitte Haskins Sells and KPMG affiliate BSR & Associates for five years, alleging lapses in their audits of a unit of Infra...
15:42, 06/11/2019

Sri Lanka bans groups suspected to be behind attacks; ringleader's relatives wounded Sri Lanka's president on Saturday outlawed two Islamist groups suspected to be behind the suicide bombings on churches and hotels while the wife and ...
05:14, 04/29/2019

| Facing measles outbreaks, New York bans religious vaccination exemptions Confronted with both serious measles outbreaks and a growing anti-vaccine movement, New York lawmakers voted Thursday to ban religious exemptions tha...
10:14, 06/15/2019

RNC Chairwoman 'personally' supports rape, incest exceptions to abortion bans Republican National Committee (RNC) Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel said Friday that while she personally favors exceptions for rape and incest, she was wi...
22:28, 05/17/2019

Trump warns social media after Facebook bans: 'I'm watching closely' Donald Trump attacked social media companies after Facebook banned several high-profile right-wing extremists, saying he was "monitoring and watchin...
23:56, 05/04/2019

Trump says he’s monitoring social media ‘censorship’ after Facebook bans extremists Trump, who tweeted and re-tweeted complaints Friday and Saturday, said he would “monitor the censorship of AMERICAN CITIZENS on social media platform...
23:56, 05/04/2019

YouTube bans videos that deny factual catastrophes such as the Holocaust ever happened YouTube is to remove videos that deny factual catastrophes such as the Holocaust, and curb ad revenue with channels that skirt too close to its rules...
12:00, 06/06/2019

Sri Lanka bans all face coverings for 'public protection' after bomb attacks Any face covering that "hinders the identification of individuals in a way that threatens national security" is now banned in Sri Lanka, according to...
14:00, 04/29/2019

Trump administration bans popular forms of tourist travel to Cuba The Trump administration on Tuesday implemented new travel restrictions for US citizens heading to Cuba, eliminating some of the most commons ways Am...
23:28, 06/04/2019

Arthur: Alabama bans episode of kids' show featuring same-sex wedding Episode was deemed inappropriate for the state’s young viewers by Alabama Public TelevisionAlabama Public Television has refused to air a recent epis...
22:56, 05/21/2019

42 elected prosecutors sign statement refusing to enforce new abortion bans Elected prosecutors from a long list of states committed to vowed to uphold the landmark abortion ruling in Roe v. Wade and use their "immense discre...
10:14, 06/09/2019

UPDATE 3-Trump administration bans cruises to Cuba in clampdown on U.S. travel The Trump administration on Tuesday imposed heavy new restrictions on U.S. travel to Cuba, including a ban on cruises, in a further bid to pressure t...
22:00, 06/04/2019

Notre Dame coach Mike Brey calls on schools to fire coaches who break NCAA rules Notre Dame basketball coach Mike Brey called on schools to fire coaches that have been connected to NCAA rules violations in effort to clean up sport...
21:56, 05/22/2019

Living and renting in Camberwell: travel links, parking, schools, best streets — and the average cost of monthly rent Handy train connections, comparatively affordable rents and a burgeoning foodie scene drew Sam Hurst to move south of the river almost four years ago...
09:14, 06/17/2019

Trump bans use of foreign telecom technology that poses national security risks President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Wednesday banning the use of information and communications technologies from nations deemed a th...
01:28, 05/16/2019

Harvard Bans Ex-Professor Found Guilty Of 40-Year-Long Sexual Misconduct Harvard University revoked the emeritus faculty privileges of a retired professor and barred him from campus Thursday after an internal investigation...
03:56, 05/10/2019

As conservative U.S. states pass abortion bans, Missouri's sole clinic could close Missouri could become the only U.S. state without a legal abortion provider on Friday, as its only abortion clinic could lose its license to perform ...
20:14, 05/31/2019

UPDATE 2-Brazil bans Merieux labs from food inspections after meatpacker BRF scandal Brazil's Ministry of Agriculture officially banned three laboratories from conducting food inspections over their involvement in a food safety testin...
00:28, 05/23/2019

Trump administration bans government scientists from using aborted fetal tissue in research The Trump administration will block government scientists from acquiring new fetal tissue from abortions to use in medical research, a major victory ...
01:42, 06/06/2019

YouTube bans neo-Nazi and Holocaust-denial videos in push against hate speech Enlarge (credit: YouTube / Getty / Aurich Lawson) YouTube today expanded its hate-speech policy to ban more white supremacist videos, such as those...
01:56, 06/06/2019

YouTube Bravely Bans Nazis Hours After Throwing LGBT Users Under the Bigot Bus The best place online to lead us unsuspecting sheep from an innocent recipe video to either a defense of racialist pseudoscience or pushes pedophiles...
00:00, 06/06/2019

Milwaukee radio station bans Drake’s music during Bucks-Raptors series A Wisconsin radio station announced Tuesday that it will push the mute button on Canadian rapper Drake during the NBA playoffs series between the Mil...
18:28, 05/16/2019

Doctors' organization: calling abortion bans 'fetal heartbeat bills' is misleading American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists says term does not ‘reflect medical accuracy or clinical understanding’America’s largest professi...
08:56, 06/05/2019

Milwaukee radio station bans Drake music for Bucks-Raptors series Grammy-winning rapper and Toronto Raptors ambassador Drake is one of the most popular musicians on the planet, but right now, that means nothing. &#...
18:00, 05/16/2019

Anti-vaxxers defeated: NY bans exemptions as doctors vote to step up fight Enlarge / Actress Jessica Biel supporting prominent anti-vaxxer Robert F. Kennedy Jr. in an effort to protect non-medical vaccine exemptions. (credi...
04:56, 06/15/2019

Dutch court bans Hells Angels biker club, citing violence A Dutch court banned the Hells Angels motorcycle club and ordered all of its chapters to close in the Netherlands, saying the organization has a trac...
22:56, 05/29/2019

UPDATE 1-Norway's pension fund KLP bans investment in alcohol, gambling firms KLP, Norway's largest pension fund, said on Tuesday it will no longer invest in gambling companies and alcohol makers, and recently sold stocks and b...
08:42, 05/28/2019

UK bans ads promoting 'harmful gender stereotypes,' tying physique to romantic success The Committees of Advertising Practice (CAP)-- the United Kingdom's advertising regulatory agency -- enacted a rule Friday prohibiting ads from emplo...
01:28, 06/15/2019

Florida lawmakers pass bill prohibiting plastic straw bans in cities Florida lawmakers on Tuesday passed a bill stating local governments could not enforce plastic straw bans over the next five years, refusing to get s...
19:00, 05/01/2019

NBA bans Pacers' Evans for violating league anti-drug policy The NBA has banned Indiana Pacers free agent guard Tyreke Evans at least two years for violating the league's anti-drug policy   ...
02:00, 05/18/2019

Tech Goons and CEOs Argue Abortion Bans Are 'Bad for Business' in Full-Page NYT Ad The overwhelmingly white male leadership of Silicon Valley will be the first to tell you that they, too, are socially liberal. As such, many of them ...
23:42, 06/10/2019

Facebook bans Louis Farrakhan, Alex Jones, Milo Yiannopoulos for being 'dangerous' Facebook has permanently banned several far-right or hate figures and organizations including Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan, Infowars host A...
22:56, 05/02/2019

Report: China Warns Foreign Tech Companies Not to Comply With Trump Trade Bans Chinese government officials summoned representatives from major tech companies both from the U.S. and elsewhere this week to warn them of “dire cons...
03:28, 06/09/2019

Sri Lanka emergency law bans face coverings as church urges more vigorous crackdown on militants Muslim women in Sri Lanka will no longer be able to cover their faces amid a new emergency law ordered by the president that bans all kinds of facing...
16:14, 04/29/2019

In passage of ‘Free Willy’ bill, Canada bans captivity and breeding of whales and dolphins Orcas, dolphins and other cetaceans have made for popular attractions at some aquatic theme parks for decades, but their presence has been trailed by...
22:14, 06/11/2019

Twitter bans left-wing Krassenstein Bros. for operating fake accounts: report A new report on Thursday says that the prolific anti-Trump Twitter personalities Brian and Ed Krassenstein have been permanently banned from the plat...
03:56, 05/24/2019

Spirit Airlines bans passenger whose e-cigarette set off a plane's smoke alarm: reports Spirit Airlines has banned a traveler who set off a plane's smoke alarm after using an e-cigarette, according to multiple reports.   ...
03:28, 06/10/2019

President Trump Criticizes Social Media Companies After Facebook Bans Some Extremist Accounts (STERLING, Virginia) — President Donald Trump criticized social media companies after Facebook banned a number of extremist figures, declaring ...
21:00, 05/04/2019

Science publisher IEEE bans Huawei but says trade rules will have ‘minimal impact’ on members The IEEE’s ban on Huawei following new trade restrictions in the United States has sent shock waves through the global academic circles. The or...
13:56, 05/30/2019

Cuban travel crackdown: US bans cruise ships and group tours from visiting island As of Wednesday, Americans can no longer take cruises to Cuba or visit the Communist country as part of educational and cultural group tours.  ...
19:00, 06/04/2019

Facebook Bans 'Dangerous' Louis Farrakhan, Alex Jones and Others for Promoting 'Hatred and Violence' It’s not exactly a secret that Facebook has allowed conspiracy theorists, white supremacists and hate speech to run rampant on its multi-billion doll...
03:56, 05/03/2019

Facebook Bans Far-Right Figures Including Alex Jones for Violating Hate Speech Policies (Bloomberg) — Facebook Inc. said it’s banning a number of controversial far-right figures, including Alex Jones, Milo Yiannopoulos and La...
00:00, 05/03/2019

eSwatini bans imports of live pigs from countries affected by African swine fever The Kingdom of eSwatini, formerly known as Swaziland, banned imports of live pigs on Monday from countries that test positive for African Swine Fever...
19:14, 06/17/2019

Ralliers Gather In Lexington To Stand For Women’s Reproductive Rights In Light Of Recent Abortion Bans LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – Hundreds of people rallied in downtown Lexington on Saturday afternoon to take a stand for women’s reproductive...
05:56, 05/26/2019

Facebook bans Louis Farrakhan, Alex Jones, more for ‘dangerous’ behavior and hate speech Facebook is also removing fan pages, and groups affiliated with these individuals: Paul Nehlen, Paul Joseph Watson, Laura Loomer and others.  &...
01:00, 05/03/2019

John Calipari has 'long-term' contract with Kentucky but will still listen to other schools John Calipari admitted to listening to job offers but reiterated he doesn't plan to leave Kentucky. He agreed to a long-term contract after UCLA...
21:56, 06/04/2019

Schools cut short break times 'to cram in more lessons', study finds School break times have been slashed by up to an hour over the past two decades, affecting children's social skills and opportunities for exercise, a...
12:00, 05/10/2019

Bias against private schools 'like anti-Semitism', claims leading head teacher A leading head teacher has compared bias against private schools to anti-Semitism, adding that parents are complaining their children are being edged...
13:28, 05/11/2019

Schools host Project Graduation, a ‘safe place’ for after-graduation fun TUCSON – Graduation is an exciting time for local high school students, but it can be dangerous with parties and underage drinking. It is why t...
18:28, 05/22/2019

Thames Water: No water supply for 100,000 properties and schools closed across Hampton, Twickenham and West London due to burst pipes At least 100,000 properties in south and west London have been left with no running water or a limited supply after a major water pipe burst in Hampt...
17:14, 06/12/2019

After Alabama OKs strictest abortion law in nation, Missouri could be next. Where states stand on abortion bans Alabama's passage of the nation's strictest abortion law is the latest bid by states in the South and Midwest to stake out a legal challeng...
13:28, 05/16/2019

Harvard bans ex-professor after finding 'unwelcome sexual conduct' spanned four decades Jorge Dominguez was accused of a pattern of groping and other sexual harassment by at least 18 students and junior faculty members at Harvard.  ...
04:28, 05/10/2019

US bans cruise ships and group tours from visiting Cuba; cruise lines scrutinizing rules The new restrictions take effect Wednesday, but the government will allow anyone who has already paid for a trip to complete their travel.  ...
23:28, 06/04/2019

Texas lawmakers propose bill that bans food stamp use on soda, energy drinks, junk food GettyImages FORT WORTH (KXAS) – A proposed bill in Texas would prohibit purchasing less than healthy food items for those using food stamps. En...
15:42, 05/02/2019

North London headteachers ask parents for 'patience' as they 'struggle to run schools the way children deserve' A number of headteachers in north London have written to parents pleading for patience as they struggle to "run schools in the way the children deser...
11:42, 06/09/2019

What Will the American Love Island Look Like? Get ready for more reality dating than you might even be able to handle. CBS is preparing to debut its version of the hit British dating show Love ...
23:00, 06/18/2019

The American League disaster that isn’t going away Memorial Day traditionally has been viewed as the start of the pennant races. So let’s get ready for the excitement by declaring the AL races — over....
20:56, 05/18/2019

Gov. Bryant: Former Sen. Cochran was an ‘all-American boy’ JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant says former U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran was an “all-American boy” who played high school sp...
20:42, 06/03/2019

Trump Wants You to Buy American. Here’s Why That’s Almost Impossible For nearly a century, the St. Pierre Manufacturing Corporation has made products such as horseshoes, tire chains, and anchors in a facility near Worc...
17:28, 05/14/2019

American Trucks Have Gotten Too Damn Big Volkswagen seems to want to give America the small and cheap truck it deserves, China’s trying to avoid an EV market crash, and tensions between Niss...
23:28, 06/04/2019

These American cities will soon be under water The world’s ice has been melting and sea levels have been rising. Sooner or later thousands of coastal communities will become uninhabitable. ...
16:14, 06/18/2019

Three in five American adults do not have a will: survey Three in five American adults shockingly do not have a will, according to a new study. The research examining if and how people plan for their later ...
01:14, 06/06/2019

American Births Hit a 32-Year Low Americans are continuing to have fewer and fewer children, according to a new government report released this week. Slightly fewer than 3.8 million c...
20:14, 05/17/2019

Where Have All the American Tennis Tournaments Gone? The decline in the number of tournaments in the U.S. corresponds with the decline in the number of highly ranked Americans and the growth of tennis i...
20:28, 04/28/2019

Yes, AOC, your generation has seen American prosperity “An entire generation, which is now becoming one of the largest electorates in America, came of age and never saw American prosperity.” So says Rep. ...
06:56, 06/19/2019

'Sanctuary city for the unborn': All-male city council in Texas town bans most abortions Waskom, Texas, has no abortion services available, but supporters of the measure wanted to prevent a clinic from being able to open in the city. ...
21:28, 06/13/2019

UA duo make freshman All American Team TUCSON – National recognition keeps pouring in for Arizona Wildcat baseball players as Austin Wells and Dayton Dooney were both named first-tea...
05:14, 06/11/2019

How the American Idol Top 3 Plan to Win the Competition American Idol has its Top 3, and all is right in the world, according to judges Katy Perry, Luke Bryan and Lionel Richie. "On the money," Perry said...
04:56, 05/14/2019

American Airlines CEO says there's an 'absolute fix' for Boeing's 737 Max Parker said Wednesday that American Airlines is committed to Boeing's 737 Max once it's re-certified by the Federal Aviation Administration...
23:28, 05/22/2019

Family of American man held in Russia wants more aid from US WASHINGTON (AP) — The arrest of a Michigan corporate security executive on espionage allegations in Russia seemed to his family like a horrible mista...
21:42, 06/03/2019

U.S. will allow Huawei to buy American parts for just one reason only Last week, the U.S. Commerce Department put Huawei and 68 of its affiliates on the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) Entity List. This means that...
23:42, 05/18/2019

UA’s Cannon named 1st Team All-American TUCSON – Arizona Wildcats infielder Cameron Cannon has been named a First-Team All-American by Baseball America, the publication announced on M...
05:14, 06/11/2019

Why we're fighting the American Medical Association The AMA protects corporate interests, not doctors and patients – and now it’s trying to stop Medicare for AllThis Saturday, nurses, physicians, and m...
09:28, 06/06/2019

Buying American Isn't an Option, Some U.S. Companies Say With public hearings on the Trump administration’s China tariff plan set to begin Monday, the U.S. trade representative’s office has already been flo...
13:42, 06/16/2019

Newest royal baby could be an American An Anglo-American baby in the Royal Family - what does that mean for the future? Two royal experts discuss the forthcoming child. (April 29)  &...
20:42, 04/29/2019

Why China Is Full of American Cars My plane had only touched down an hour or two earlier and I was quick to get out of my hotel—to find some breakfast, to see the city and to see all o...
01:14, 05/24/2019

Fly Over to American Eagle, Where Clearance Items Are 60% Off and Everything Else Is at Least 25% Off American Eagle has a deal that will make your spirits soar: Their clearance section is 60% off, which means prices on a load of tees, button-downs, s...
20:14, 05/21/2019

NHL draft will have American flavor: Five U.S. players could go in top 10 Jack Hughes, Cole Caufield and Alex Turcotte could go in the first five picks of the NHL draft and five to seven could go in the first 12 picks. ...
16:00, 06/18/2019

Nadal into 2nd round; ill American Tiafoe falls Rafael Nadal advanced to the second round of the French Open with a straight-sets victory on Monday while Frances Tiafoe, the only seeded American in...
17:56, 05/27/2019

First American financial aftershock and the need for cyber resilience IT and security professionals have a huge range of tools and technologies at their disposal to help combat data and device security risks. In fact, g...
13:56, 05/31/2019

Nadal, Djokovic win; ill American Tiafoe falls Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic advanced to the second round of the French Open with straight-sets victories on Monday while Frances Tiafoe, the only...
19:14, 05/27/2019

American Fugitive Is A Small Town Version Of GTA I was driving fast in a ugly sedan. The police were chasing me and I was trying to lose them. I had robbed a home and got caught in the process. Now ...
23:56, 05/27/2019

The Ballpark Is The Great American Public Space Is a ballpark a place to watch baseball, a theme park, a microcosm of its city, or something else entirely? It’s an open question that stretches back...
20:56, 05/14/2019

Pima baseball player named All-American TUCSON – Pima Community College baseball player Phillip Sikes became the 14th Aztecs baseball player to be named NJCAA All-American on Tuesday....
11:14, 06/12/2019

Nelson Peltz Likes the Look of American Plumbing The activist investor points out that Ferguson is trading at a discount to its U.S. peers. Simply shifting its listing from London might not fix the ...
17:42, 06/13/2019

65% of American adults play video games About 65% of adults, or more than 164 million people, play video games in the U.S., according to the trade group Entertainment Software Association.R...
20:42, 05/09/2019

Wealthy, Male American Students Are More Likely to BS, Study Says Students who are wealthier and male are more likely than others to claim that they know more than they actually do, says a new study. The study, whic...
03:14, 04/30/2019

Can American Soccer's Salvation Be Found In The Streets? Every Wednesday after the snow disappears, the message goes out: Who can play soccer this week? “Want” appears nowhere in the question; it’s assumed ...
03:28, 06/12/2019

American who joined the Taliban is released from prison John Walker Lindh, the Californian who took up arms for the Taliban and was captured by invading U.S. forces in Afghanistan in 2001, got out of priso...
21:56, 05/23/2019

How These Black Playwrights Are Challenging American Theater Jackie Sibblies Drury, Jeremy O. Harris, Antoinette Nwandu and Jordan E. Cooper, on influences, gatekeepers and helping “the young black theater nerd...
18:42, 04/28/2019

‘American Taliban’ Lindh being released after 17 years FILE – American John Walker Lindh is seen in this undated file photo obtained Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2002, from a religious school where he studied ...
20:42, 05/23/2019

American Idol Names a 2019 Winner Anybody else watching anything other than American Idol tonight? Didn't think so. This was the only thing on TV! For all three hours! The second ...
06:56, 05/20/2019

Revolution! Latin American photography – in pictures From the photos by Alberto Korda that helped canonise Che Guevara to snatched street images of resistance, new show Urban Impulses embraces a turbule...
08:56, 06/13/2019

Why American families are struggling to pay for child care Raising a kid in America is expensive. The cost of child care has nearly tripled since 1990, more than the overall rate of inflation. Watch the video...
15:42, 05/09/2019

American Airlines takes a $350 million hit on 737 Max grounding American Airlines chief executive said Friday that the company is expected to lose $350 million over the grounding of Boeing's 737 Max this year afte...
19:56, 04/28/2019

The Last American Chevy Cruze Has Had Four Different Owners Since March The Chevy Cruze died last year, one of a slew of GM cars to be unceremoniously executed. The last Cruze came off the Lordstown GM plant’s production ...
17:42, 06/13/2019

'American Taliban' to be released from prison Thursday John Walker Lindh, the American captured in Afghanistan in 2001 fighting for the Taliban and vilified as a national traitor, is to be released early ...
00:42, 05/23/2019

American Gibbs cancer free after surgery Nicole Gibbs is cancer free after surgery to remove the tumor on the roof of her mouth was successful but she will be sidelined for longer than previ...
02:28, 05/31/2019

Here's how much returning American astronauts to the moon could cost NASA has touted its bold plan to return American astronauts to the moon by 2024 for months. Now we're starting to get an idea of how much it will cos...
23:14, 06/14/2019

Fiat Chrysler Is Too American to Merge With Peugeot Fiat Chrysler is one of the car industry’s few examples of a successful trans-Atlantic merger, yet investors now view the company as all-American. Th...
21:56, 05/03/2019

Somerset Man Competes On ‘American Ninja Warrior’ SOMERSET, Ky. (LEX 18) — A Somerset man competed on “American Ninja Warrior” this past weekend and he told LEX 18 that his late fat...
03:00, 05/29/2019

From chicken to tomatoes, here's why American food is hurting you The recent news about glyphosate and cancer only highlights a broader problem with our system: our obsession with killing the natural world is poison...
08:42, 05/28/2019

Let's Remember Some Guys: American Gladiators Beyond Thunderdome How smart do you want your sports to be, really? Not the athletes involved, who will invariably have the kind of fast and opportunistic and almost au...
22:28, 06/18/2019

Smithsonian names first African American secretary The director of the National Museum of African American History and Culture will become the new leader of all Smithsonian museums. Lonnie Bunch was n...
00:14, 05/29/2019

Higher Tariffs Ripple Through American Business The increased tariffs enacted by the U.S. on products coming from China raise the costs for many American companies. Here’s a look at the affected in...
01:14, 05/11/2019

| US moves to bar American tourists from visiting Cuba The Trump administration clamped down on US tourist visits to Cuba Tuesday, aiming to cut the flow of dollars to a country that Washington accuses of...
19:00, 06/05/2019

The 30 largest worker strikes in American history Labor strikes have made recent history with teachers in many states striking recently. The largest strikes in U.S. history go back to the late 1800s....
23:28, 05/06/2019