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California passes landmark gig economy workers’ rights bill

Law would make it more difficult for firms such as Uber to deny workers are employees Lawmakers in California have passed a landmark bill that would ...

California passes landmark gig economy workers’ rights bill

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California landmark workers' rights bill sends waves through gig economy firms Rideshare giants Uber and Lyft say they will avoid reclassifying their drivers and are prepared to take the issue to state votersCalifornia legislato...
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California Passes Landmark Bill to Remake Gig Economy With the bill’s passage, California’s ride-hailing drivers, food-delivery couriers, janitors and others are set to be reclassified as employees and n...
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California Senate passes bill to define more gig economy workers as employees California lawmakers voted to pass AB5 Tuesday, a bill that if signed into law would define more gig economy workers as employees rather than indepen...
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Journalists battle California's landmark workers' rights law Freelance writers and photographers sue over gig-economy protections that limit the number of stories they can produceWhen California legislators pas...
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California passes landmark bill to make Uber and Lyft drivers employees, not contractors The Democrat-led California legislature passed legislation on Wednesday that would require gig economy companies such as Uber and Lyft to stop classi...
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Gig economy: California bill granting employee status passes assembly Uber and Lyft drivers, considered contract workers, could be entitled to protections and benefits if the bill is signedThe state assembly in Californ...
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California Uber and Lyft drivers rally for bill granting rights to contract workers The two companies have spoken against the legislation, which would classify drivers as employees and enact worker protectionsDozens of drivers for Ub...
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House passes bill to help workers with retirement savings WASHINGTON (AP) — The House overwhelmingly approved a bill Thursday to promote retirement security by making it easier for small businesses and other...
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The Latest: House passes sweeping bill to expand gay rights WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on a House bill to extend civil rights protections to LGBT people (all times local): 12:15 p.m. Democrats in the House h...
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House Passes LGBTQ Civil Rights Bill in Historic Vote The House of Representatives passed a sweeping LGBTQ protection bill on Friday, thanks to support from most congressional Democrats and nearly total ...
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Hong Kong: anger in China as US Senate passes bill protecting protesters' rights Beijing says human rights bill, which Trump has yet to approve, ‘interferes in Hong Kong’s affairs’The US Senate has unanimously passed legislation a...
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U.S. senate passes bill to support human rights in violence-wracked Hong Kong The Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act was passed by voice vote. It now goes to the House, which has already passed similar legislation....
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California passes bill that would allow college players to make money Student athletes would earn money from endorsementsBill still needs to be approved by California’s governorThe California assembly has passed legisla...
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California Passes Bill Demanding Presidential Candidates Hand Over Their Tax Returns California is continuing its sacred duty as the rock that Donald Trump just can’t shake out of his shoe, and this time, it’s come for the tax returns...
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California Assembly Passes Historic Bill on Cops’ Use of Deadly Force On Wednesday afternoon, the California Assembly passed A.B. 392, taking the state one step closer to a new national standard for police use of force....
23:52, 2019-05-29

California lawmakers consider bill that would 'lead the world' on gig worker rights Assembly Bill 5 would enact protections for workers, requiring them to meet three standards to be considered a contractorCalifornia legislators are s...
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California advances bill that would 'lead the world' on gig worker rights Assembly Bill 5 would enact protections for workers, requiring them to meet three standards to be considered a contractorA bill that would fundamenta...
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California Bill Makes App-Based Companies Treat Workers as Employees Legislation near final approval would affect drivers for ride-hailing services, food-delivery couriers, janitors and others now viewed as contractors...
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Dancers, writers, caddies: the gig workers who could benefit from California's historic bill Uber and Lyft drivers aren’t the only ones getting protections – but journalists and musicians have raised concernGroundbreaking legislation passed b...
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Cuba: landmark gay rights march planned despite reported threats Plan follows cancellation of state-backed Pride-style event, after officials claimed it could be used for anti-government activityCuban gay rights ac...
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The Supreme Court's Landmark LGBTQ Rights Hearing Was Full of Conservative Idiocy The Supreme Court heard arguments today in a set of potentially landmark LGBTQ rights cases. So how did it go? The answer, it seems, is “a hell of a ...
20:48, 2019-10-08

Countries violate rights over climate change, argue youth activists in landmark UN complaint The failure of governments to act on the climate crisis, constitutes a violation of children’s rights, according to a landmark complaint presented to...
23:28, 2019-09-24

Uber launches job app for gig economy workers Starting in Chicago, Uber Works will allow casual workers to compare pay rates and sign up for shifts....
14:12, 2019-10-03

Harris announces 'landmark bill' with AOC to fight 'environmental injustice' Sen. Kamala Harris announced she was teaming up with Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to make sure the Green New Deal would lift up low-income communiti...
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Real workers know more about this economy than Elizabeth Warren It may come as no surprise to working men and women, but during the first Democratic presidential primary debate Elizabeth Warren clearly demonstrate...
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14:44, 2019-10-03

House passes voting rights package aimed at restoring protections The House on Friday passed a package of bills aimed at restoring protections of the Voting Rights Act rolled back by a key Supreme Court’s 2013 rulin...
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Strike 2.0: how gig economy workers are using tech to fight back Up to 10 million people in the UK are in precarious work, juggling low paid jobs as cleaners, Deliveroo riders and Uber drivers. But a movement is un...
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‘A great job done by all’, Trump says after $4.6B border bill passes The bipartisan legislation contains more than $1 billion to shelter and feed migrants detained by the border patrol and almost $3 billion to care for...
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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...
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Alabama Senate passes bill banning nearly all abortions MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Alabama is close to approving a near total ban on abortion after the state Senate passed a measure that would make performing an a...
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Missouri passes bill banning abortions after 8 weeks Republican Gov. Mike Parson pledged to sign the bill , but it’s unclear when he’ll take action. When pressed on the lack of exceptions, he told repor...
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Senate passes bill ensuring 9/11 victims fund will never run out of money House Speaker Nancy Pelosi speaks at a news conference on behalf of 9/11 victims and families, Friday, July 12, 2019, at the Capitol in Washington. T...
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21:40, 2019-11-19

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21:00, 2019-07-12

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20:52, 2019-10-15

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West Virginia Senate passes GOP charter school bill CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia Senate has passed a sweeping GOP education bill that would allow the state’s first charter schools. ...
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House passes bill to extend 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund WASHINGTON – The House passed the 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund bill to permanently fund cash payments for first responders, their families and othe...
20:24, 2019-07-12

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00:44, 2019-10-24

Florida passes bill creating hurdles to change constitution TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida would place new regulations on people paid to gather petitions for constitutional amendments under a bill going to R...
04:40, 2019-05-04

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21:24, 2019-08-28

DOJ argues Civil Rights Act does not protect LGBTQ workers The Justice Department on Friday urged the Supreme Court to rule that gay and transgender people are not protected against discrimination under the 1...
06:40, 2019-08-24

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11:24, 2019-06-04

Johnson’s new Brexit bill passes in U.K. Parliament but lawmakers reject timetable With the Brexit deadline looming and British politicians still squabbling over the country's departure terms, Johnson was forced to ask the EU for a ...
21:40, 2019-10-22

Hungarian parliament passes bill tightening state grip over scientists Hungarian lawmakers passed legislation on Tuesday to tighten state control of research bodies run by the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (MTA), overrid...
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20:56, 2019-12-17

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21:56, 2019-07-02

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02:08, 2019-06-13

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06:20, 2019-06-26

US House passes bill making animal cruelty a federal felony CNN –United States House lawmakers have passed a bill that makes animal cruelty a federal felony. The so-called “Pact Act” specifically bans crushing...
19:28, 2019-10-23

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13:04, 2019-12-18

House passes bill blocking oil and gas drilling off Florida's Gulf Coast The legislation would ban oil and gas drilling off both coasts of the U.S., in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge and in the eastern Gulf of Mexico....
23:28, 2019-09-11

Kashmir under military lockdown as India passes bill to strip statehood Kashmir is claimed by both India and Pakistan and divided between them. Two of the three wars the nuclear-armed neighbours have fought since their in...
05:08, 2019-08-07

House passes Speaker Nancy Pelosi's drug pricing bill The sweeping bill will allow the U.S. government to negotiate lower prices on the costliest drugs each year....
21:40, 2019-12-12

Canadian Senate committee passes amendments to controversial energy bill A Canadian Senate committee has passed 187 amendments to a controversial energy bill proposed by the Liberal government that would change how the env...
18:40, 2019-05-17

House passes bill that makes animal cruelty a federal felony TUCSON – The House of Representatives has unanimously passed a bill that would make animal cruelty a federal felony. The PACT Act, which stands...
02:36, 2019-10-26

Illinois Senate Passes Bill to Protect the ‘Fundamental Right’ to Access Abortion While lawmakers in several states are attempting to strip women and other marginalized genders of their reproductive health rights with draconian ant...
18:12, 2019-06-01

Missouri assembly passes restrictive abortion bill, days after Alabama The lower house of the Missouri General Assembly passed a bill on Friday to prohibit women from seeking an abortion after the eighth week of pregnanc...
20:32, 2019-05-17

Senate passes Bill C-69, which overhauls review of major projects, like pipelines Bill C-69 sets up the Impact Assessment Agency of Canada as the authority to assess projects for impacts on public health, the economy, the environme...
05:40, 2019-06-21

House passes compromise defense bill, creating a Space Force "I will sign this historic defense legislation immediately!” President Donald Trump tweeted....
00:40, 2019-12-12

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22:16, 2019-06-26

Canadian Senate committee passes 187 amendments to energy project bill A Canadian Senate committee has passed 187 amendments to an energy bill proposed by the Liberal government that would change how major projects lik...
19:12, 2019-05-17

New York passes bill allowing Congress access to Trump’s tax returns ALBANY– The tax filings of President Trump and all public elected officials in New York will be fair game for congressional Democrats under a n...
21:16, 2019-05-22

Congress passes bill that will make animal cruelty a federal crime WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress has passed a bill making certain types of animal cruelty a federal felony. The bill would expand a 2010 law that made crea...
19:36, 2019-11-06

New York City passes bill banning sale of foie gras The bill, which is expected to be signed by Mayor Bill de Blasio, would forbid the sale of the French specialty starting in 2022....
04:32, 2019-10-31

U.S. House passes $15 minimum wage bill — now faces Republican-led Senate Even though the bill has little chance of passing the Republican-led Senate, or being signed into law by U.S. President Donald Trump, the outcome pus...
02:12, 2019-07-19

Extreme abortion bill passes state legislature. Somehow, the uproar is missing When Georgia, Alabama, and Missouri passed pro-life legislation earlier this month, it consumed the news cycle. But when the Illinois House of Repres...
00:24, 2019-05-30

Tories deny plan to compromise workers' rights after Brexit Business minister defends Johnson after Labour says PM misled parliament with his plan for exiting the EUThe government has denied it has misled parl...
13:44, 2019-10-26

EU-Vietnam trade deal puts spotlight on workers' rights The EU has said the trade agreement would be the most ambitious the bloc has ever negotiated with a developing country. However, authoritarian Vietna...
14:48, 2020-01-17

Google fired me for advocating for workers rights | Kathryn Spiers After my experience, I encourage everyone in tech to stop giving management the benefit of the doubt, to join unions and continue to organizeMy name ...
17:04, 2019-12-17

Burger King beard ban infringes workers' rights, says Catalonia Rule that male workers should wear ties and female staff ribbons is discriminatory, officials also sayBurger King workers in Barcelona will be able t...
16:48, 2019-07-31

Supreme Court to consider whether LGBT workers are protected by civil rights law The Supreme Court is set to hear arguments in two of the term’s most closely watched cases over whether federal civil rights law protects LGBT people...
16:56, 2019-10-08

California’s Contractor Law Stirs Confusion Beyond the Gig Economy After state lawmakers voted to extend minimum-wage and other protections to independent contractors, Uber said it would not treat its drivers as empl...
13:08, 2019-09-12

Controversial gig economy startup Rev has raised prices for customers amid criticism of underpaying contract workers Shayanne Gal/Business Insider Customers of controversial transcription startup, Rev, announced it would raise prices for on-demand transcriptions to ...
22:28, 2020-01-15

EU says reneging on Brexit bill would damage UK economy Budget chief linked £39bn divorce bill to UK retaining beneficial relationship with blocA UK government led by Boris Johnson could not be dragged thr...
20:08, 2019-06-13

Gig Workers Win in California After the better part of year, California’s Senate today passed AB5, legislation that is expected to unravel the contractor business model of compani...
13:20, 2019-09-11

House passes massive federal spending bill with funding for border wall The House passed a $1.4 trillion federal spending package that averts a government shutdown and maintains some funding for a southern border wall....
22:28, 2019-12-17

Ohio House passes bill that would allow consumer-funded nuclear and coal subsidies Enlarge / Water vapor is emitted from the cooling towers of the FirstEnergy Corp. Perry Nuclear Generating Station in Perry, Ohio, U.S., on Thursday,...
17:44, 2019-05-31

House panel unanimously passes 9/11 victims fund bill after Jon Stewart shaming WASHINGTON – The bill that permanently authorizes the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund passed out of the House Judiciary Committee unanimously on ...
18:20, 2019-06-12

City Council passes bill requiring space for NYC homeless in new rental units The City Council on Thursday voted 38-3 with two abstentions to favor of a bill guaranteeing homeless households receive 15 percent of rental apartme...
01:00, 2019-12-20

Senate committee passes bipartisan bill to stop Trump withdrawing from Nato Senate foreign relations committee voted unanimously for bill which will now await a slot to go to the Senate Legislation to stop Donald Trump from w...
00:28, 2019-12-12

Alabama Senate passes nation's strictest abortion bill: Washington Post Alabama's state senate has passed the nation's strictest abortion bill, making performing the procedure a felony with few exceptions, the Washington ...
18:12, 2019-05-09

Ontario passes bill to join B.C.-led class action lawsuit against opioid manufacturers Ontario is joining five other provinces in a class-action lawsuit, which alleges that drug manufacturers falsely marketed opioids as less addictive t...
18:36, 2019-12-12

‘Zero’ chance it passes: Game analysts break down senator’s anti-loot box bill Three analysts speak out about what the Protecting Children from Abusive Games Act would mean if Congress passed it into law.Read More...
21:08, 2019-05-13

Ohio House committee passes bill to save nuclear power plants A committee in Ohio's House of Representatives voted along party lines to approve a bill to save the state's two nuclear power reactors from retireme...
19:08, 2019-05-24

House passes short-term funding bill to avoid government shutdown WASHINGTON — The House passed legislation Thursday to avoid another government shutdown by extending federal funding through Nov. 21. The short-term ...
23:52, 2019-09-19

House passes $1.4 trillion spending bill that funds Pentagon, averts shutdown ALL ACCORDING TO PLAN: Both the appropriations and authorization bills needed to fund the government are on track to beat this Friday’s deadline, whi...
13:28, 2019-12-18

Fate of ‘forever chemicals’ with Trump EPA as House passes bill scorned by Senate GOP The House approved legislation Friday on a largely party-line vote that would force the Environmental Protection Agency to regulate “forever chemical...
17:56, 2020-01-10

Canada passes 'Free Willy' bill banning whale and dolphin captivity Canada's House of Commons passed a bill Monday to make it illegal to hold a whale, dolphin or porpoise captive, punishable by fines up to $150,000 US...
05:20, 2019-06-11

Louisiana passes strict anti-abortion bill, Dem governor expected to sign Louisiana state lawmakers on Wednesday passed an anti-abortion bill that would make the procedure illegal after six weeks of pregnancy — and have no ...
02:12, 2019-05-30

UK Parliament passes Brexit delay bill, rejects call for early election British lawmakers have rejected Boris Johnson's call for a general election after the opposition abstained from the vote. The PM called for an early ...
01:56, 2019-09-05

Congress poised to raise minimum age to buy tobacco to 21 as spending bill passes House The legislation now heads to the Senate where it's expected to pass later this week. White House counselor Kellyanne Conway said President Donald Tru...
21:24, 2019-12-17

‘Completely mad’: U.K. government denies plan to weaken workers’ rights after Brexit Published extracts of leaked documents from the government's Brexit ministry which state that a so-called "level playing field" commitment to the EU ...
19:40, 2019-10-26

Democratic forum organized by Teamsters and Guardian to focus on workers’ rights Event in partnership with the Storm Lake Times to feature Biden, Buttigieg, Harris, Klobuchar and Sanders ahead of Iowa caucusA Democratic presidenti...
23:24, 2019-11-21

EPA tees up retaliation against California fuel economy deal The Environmental Protection Agency is questioning whether California has the legal authority to strike a deal with four automakers on fuel economy s...
16:24, 2019-09-19

Beyond the Silicon Valley app economy: Tech's best new ideas are not from California As the most-hyped Silicon Valley IPOs like Uber and Lyft stumble out of the gates, the app economy fueled by billions in venture capital is looking v...
14:36, 2019-07-22

California official says she offered fuel economy compromise WASHINGTON (AP) — California’s top air pollution regulator says the state has proposed compromises to end a deadlock with the Trump administrat...
23:12, 2019-06-20

UK Parliament passes Brexit delay bill, triggering election debate — live updates British lawmakers have rejected Boris Johnson's call for a general election after the opposition Labour abstained. The prime minister called for a vo...
22:44, 2019-09-04

Key House committee passes Speaker Nancy Pelosi's sweeping drug pricing bill Republican members on the committee expressed concerns with the legislation, particularly that it would discourage innovation for new medicines in th...
02:16, 2019-10-18

House passes Pelosi drug pricing bill in bid to show Democratic priorities beyond impeachment House Democrats passed a sweeping measure to lower prescription drug prices Thursday, the latest in the party's messaging strategy to show they can f...
20:32, 2019-12-12

China warns against 'meddling' as US House passes bill backing Hong Kong protesters China expresses ‘strong indignation’ over act, which was welcomed by Hong Kong pro-democracy leaders The US House of Representatives has passed a bil...
07:52, 2019-10-16

U.S. Uighur bill passes prompting Trump comments, doubt on China trade deal The Uighur bill, which was passed 407-1 in the Democratic-controlled House, requires the U.S. president to condemn abuses against Muslims and call fo...
06:16, 2019-12-04

City Council passes bill to ban food vendors at Dyker Heights Christmas display There won’t be any chestnuts roasting around the famous Dyker Heights Christmas display this year. Or any other kind of food, after the City Co...
18:40, 2019-10-19

Egypt: Activist Abdel-Fattah's arrest highlights plight of rights workers More than 4,300 people have been arrested in Egypt amid anti-government protests. One of them is Esraa Abdel-Fattah. Rights groups, and one US diplom...
09:52, 2019-10-31

California and 22 other state allies take Trump to court over fuel economy California wasted no time in suing the Trump administration over its push to eliminate the state's authority to independently regulate greenhouse gas...
20:08, 2019-09-20

Italy seeks to be a sustainable economy leader with climate bill Coalition tackles climate crisis with incentives for reducing plastic and use of cars, mopeds or scooters Italian shoppers could soon enjoy a discoun...
17:56, 2019-10-10

‘Gig’ workers may live California dream The “gig economy” is on shaky ground in its own home state of California. Legislators there passed a landmark law on Wednesday that could force Uber,...
05:08, 2019-09-12

Kristen Wiig, Reed Morano pull projects out of Georgia after heartbeat abortion bill passes Kristen Wiig and Reed Morano are relocating projects originally slated to film in Georgia after the state passed its controversial "heartbeat" aborti...
15:12, 2019-05-22

House overwhelmingly passes bill to sanction Chinese officials over abuse and detention of Muslims in Xinjiang Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty The House on Tuesday passed legislation condemning human rights abuses against Uighur Muslims in China's autonomous Xinjian...
02:04, 2019-12-04

After Georgia Passes Restrictive Anti-Abortion Bill, Film Companies Vow to Bounce Productions to Other States Several film production companies say they’re taking the midnight train the hell out of Georgia until the state reverses its recently passed anti-abo...
22:52, 2019-05-10

New York legislature passes bill to make it 1st state to ban declawing cats; governor hasn’t said if he’ll sign it ALBANY, New York (AP) — New York legislature passes bill to make it 1st state to ban declawing cats; governor hasn’t said if he’ll sign i...
00:20, 2019-06-05

Walmart beats Whole Foods in a new report on workers' rights, and it reveals how Amazon has become the new villain of big business A new Oxfam report grades Walmart highest and Amazon-owned Whole Foods lowest on workers' rights issues throughout the supply chain. Whole Foods said...
19:28, 2019-10-10

Hollywood's boycott of Georgia over heartbeat bill could squeeze state's economy A boycott of Georgia spearheaded by actors and producers in the wake of the state’s new abortion restriction threatens to upend its position as the H...
07:20, 2019-05-25

LeBron James explains why he supports college athletes' right to earn from their name and likeness after California passes Fair Pay to Play Act Robert Hanashiro-USA TODAY Sports On Monday, California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed SB 206, also known as the Fair Pay to Play Act, a bill that gives st...
00:00, 2019-10-01

Toys R Us is bouncing back from bankruptcy, and the way it's treating workers shows what American labor rights could look like in the next decade Andrew Burton/AP Photo Erica Smiley is the executive director of the union rights group Jobs With Justice. It has helped successfully push for minimu...
19:00, 2019-12-23

John McDonnell hints at legalisation of secondary picketing and says Labour would give workers more strike rights Shadow chancellor John McDonnell has said his party would allow workers "the right to withdraw their labour" and suggested secondary picketing could ...
11:04, 2019-11-22

'Big stick' energy bill: Coalition MP wants economy-wide power to break up big companies Keith Pitt says laws that target price-gouging energy companies should be extended to all big businessesThe Nationals MP Keith Pitt has broken ranks ...
20:16, 2019-06-10

House Democrats plan 100% Clean Economy bill Thursday to unite party House Democrats are set to unveil a sweeping climate bill Thursday that sets out a path for reducing the United States' emissions to net-zero by midc...
01:32, 2019-11-21

Canadian air passenger bill of rights: What you need to know about rule changes Canada has instituted new protections covering a wide range of issues, from overbooked flights to lost bags to delays. See when they go into effect. ...
18:36, 2019-07-29

Ro Khanna Interview: The Internet Bill of Rights California Democratic congressman Ro Khanna talks social media, election interference, and his Internet Bill of Rights proposal....
19:28, 2019-08-23

California workers stay behind as thousands flee wildfires For laborers and domestic workers, a day’s work can mean the difference between having money for food or notThe rhythmic metallic clang of constructi...
00:04, 2019-10-31

US briefing: asylum ruling, Bolton row and California gig workers Thursday’s top story: supreme court allows block on Central American asylum seekers. Plus, the whistleblower who exposed MIT’s Epstein scandalSubscri...
12:44, 2019-09-12

Trump’s Justice Department Tells the US Supreme Court Civil Rights Laws Don’t Protect Transgender Workers Apparently, as far as the Trump administration is concerned, employers have every right to fire transgender people....
05:28, 2019-08-17

Trump's got US economy booming, Bill Maher admits in exchange with 2020 Dem: 'We can't ignore that fact' "Real Time" host Bill Maher was placed in a strange position on Friday night's show. The liberal comedian found himself acknowledging President Trump...
07:16, 2019-05-11

Gillibrand’s Family Bill of Rights would cut parents’ costs WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Kirsten Gillibrand (KEER’-sten JIHL’-uh-brand) has released a Family Bill of Rights t...
13:04, 2019-05-22

House set to approve sweeping bill to expand gay rights WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats in the House are poised to approve sweeping anti-discrimination legislation that would extend civil rights protections to...
07:00, 2019-05-17

Senate passes long-delayed $19 billion disaster relief bill after Democrats force GOP to drop Trump border aid request WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate passes long-delayed $19 billion disaster relief bill after Democrats force GOP to drop Trump border aid request....
23:00, 2019-05-23

House overwhelmingly passes bill to sanction Chinese officials over abuse and detention of Muslims in Xinjiang, further spiking tensions with China Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty The House on Tuesday passed legislation condemning human rights abuses against Uighur Muslims in China's autonomous Xinjian...
03:00, 2019-12-04

Pete Buttigieg's campaign used a company criticized for its low wages to hire workers, even after Buttigieg has been critical of the gig economy (AMZN) Scott Olson/Getty Images Pete Buttigieg's campaign hired gig workers using Amazon's Mechanical Turk, a platform notorious for low pay. The decision a...
19:16, 2020-01-16

'Are they going to violate my rights?': California's battle over police body cameras State lawmakers are considering barring officers from running facial recognition programs on body camerasAdvocates calling for body-worn cameras for ...
13:52, 2019-06-14

Name, image and likeness rights will be a boon for Florida, California in recruiting States are rushing to file and pass legislation that would improve the rights of college athletes...
18:44, 2019-10-09

Georgia’s Heartbeat Bill Ramps Up the Conservative War on Abortion Rights A heartbeat bill restriction abortion is almost sure to be challenged in court in any state. But that's what Republican lawmakers want....
23:08, 2019-05-07

Alberta LGBTQ2 community fearful over conscience rights bill If Bill 207 is passed, health care providers would be allowed to refuse service to any individual based on conscience....
23:36, 2019-11-15

Republican governor signs bill protecting abortion rights MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont’s Republican governor has signed a bill into law that protects a woman’s access to abortion services. Gov....
16:16, 2019-06-11

Democrats advance bill to expand Illinois abortion rights SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — House Democrats in Illinois have advanced a measure to replace the state’s abortion law with less restrictive language...
20:12, 2019-05-27

U.S. House approves LGBTQ rights bill despite opposition from most Republicans U.S. President Donald Trump is widely expected to veto the legislation if it reaches his desk....
22:20, 2019-05-17

Laborers and domestic workers stay behind as thousands flee California wildfires For workers, a day’s work can mean the difference between having money for food or notThe rhythmic metallic clang of construction rang through what s...
02:44, 2019-10-31

Queer California – exhibit explores the hidden history of LGBT rights The Compton’s Cafeteria riot, the Cooper Do-nuts uprising … a new exhibition gathers photos, video and contemporary art to showcase 200 years of Cali...
12:36, 2019-05-08

Bill Maher finds ally in NBC News' Richard Engel in 'hoping' US economy slides to oust Trump NBC News correspondent Richard Engel was the lone voice to side with "Real Time" host Bill Maher on Friday night, after the comedian reiterated his "...
09:40, 2019-08-10

Rights Groups Sue After DeSantis Signs ‘Poll Tax’ Bill Targeting Former Felons Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on Friday signed into law a bill that equates to a poll tax on former felons whose voting rights were restored last year by...
23:48, 2019-06-29

Bevin To Host Signing Ceremony For Foster Children’s Bill Of Rights FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18) — Gov. Matt Bevin is set to sign into law a foster children’s bill of rights. The bill was signed by the governor...
13:08, 2019-06-05

California is attempting a massive labor experiment that could grow into a disaster for millions of workers Andrew Zarivny/Shutterstock California passed a new law that would try to stop companies from relying on full-time freelancers and instead make them ...
15:28, 2019-11-16

Alabama Senate passes a near-total ban on abortion, sends bill to governor; would be most restrictive abortion law in US MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Senate passes a near-total ban on abortion, sends bill to governor; would be most restrictive abortion law in US....
03:52, 2019-05-15

Striking sanitation workers decry low pay as company makes millions for Bill Gates Employees of Republic Services say their wages have stagnated while stockholders reap huge benefitsSanitation workers for Republic Services, the seco...
09:08, 2019-10-17

'We Shall Overcome': California anti-vaccine activists claim civil rights mantle The approach reflected the level of desperation among families staunchly opposed to vaccinating their children....
11:21, 2019-09-18

Bill proposes reference to rights of Indigenous Peoples in Canadian citizenship oath Hussen says the proposal demonstrates the Liberal government's commitment to reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples and a renewed relationship based ...
03:00, 2019-05-29

Canadian civil rights groups plan to take Bill 21 challenge to Supreme Court Canadian civil rights groups are seeking leave at the Supreme Court after Quebec's highest court rejected their challenge to the province's religious...
18:40, 2019-12-18

Bernie Sanders leans into socialist label, touts 'economic bill of rights' Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, a 2020 Democratic presidential candidate, on Wednesday outlined his vision for a new "21st century economic bill of righ...
21:56, 2019-06-12

McDonald's will pay a $26 million settlement to California workers who sued the chain over wages and work conditions Hollis Johnson McDonald's has agreed to pay a $26 million settlement to California workers to end a class-action lawsuit. The class-action lawsuit wa...
17:00, 2019-11-26

'We Shall Over-WHOMST?' White Anti-Vaxxers Colonize Civil Rights Rhetoric in California Protests The protestors came out in droves at the California State Capitol, furious over new legislation that, if passed, would hack away at the remaining med...
20:56, 2019-09-19

United States: UN human rights office welcomes California moratorium on death penalty The UN human rights office (OHCHR) has welcomed the signing of an executive order by the Governor of California, in the United States, to impose a mo...
10:40, 2019-04-09

National Archives confirm Declaration of Independence, Constitution and Bill of Rights safe after D.C. flooding Dangerous flash floods have rocked the Washington, D.C. area on Monday, but the nation's founding documents are safe, according to The National Archi...
00:24, 2019-07-09

Global markets fall after Trump approves Hong Kong human rights bill The Trump-backed bills could potentially increase tensions as the U.S. and China talk about ending their trade war....
18:24, 2019-11-28

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....
04:04, 2019-05-16

Andrew Cuomo joins forces with ex-wife Kerry Kennedy to enact farm workers bill Gov. Andrew Cuomo and ex-wife Kerry Kennedy greeted each other with warm kisses Wednesday as they joined forces to hail a new law to aid farm workers...
20:40, 2019-07-17

Gavin Grimm: victory for trans student as US judge rules bathroom bill violated rights Decision is a major victory in case that has come to embody the debate around transgender student rightsA federal judge in Virginia ruled Friday that...
03:56, 2019-08-10

Trump hints at vetoing Hong Kong human rights bill to ease trade talks with China President Trump suggested Friday that he might veto a bipartisan Hong Kong human rights bill because it could complicate a trade deal he is negotiati...
17:16, 2019-11-22

APNewsBreak: Police won’t fight California use-of-force bill SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Two major police organizations are dropping their opposition to California legislation that would tighten the standard for ...
01:20, 2019-05-24

Jessica Biel Opposes California’s Vaccine Bill. Here’s What It Would Do. Lobbying by celebrity opponents has drawn national attention to a measure that would make medical exemptions to vaccination harder to get....
21:48, 2019-06-13

Public to weigh in on revised California vaccine bill SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Residents are getting their first chance to weigh in on a revised California measure giving state public health officials o...
07:44, 2019-06-20

DoorDash is under fire for its controversial tipping policy. We asked Uber, Lyft, Instacart and other gig-economy startups how much of your tips go directly to their workers (UBER, LYFT) Katie Canales/Business Insider DoorDash is under fire for an opaque tipping system that customers are saying is misleading. In some cases, tips cou...
12:08, 2019-07-23

Trump's signing of a Hong Kong human rights bill reportedly slashed efforts towards a China trade deal Reuters/Jonathan Ernst President Donald Trump last week signed the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act, a bill which requires the State Departme...
04:28, 2019-12-02

Trump signs bill to defend human rights in Hong Kong in a powerful act that is likely to put an additional strain on relations with China REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque President Donald Trump on Wednesday signed the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act, taking a powerful stand against China...
01:00, 2019-11-28

Jessica Biel clarifies that she's not against vaccinations after lobbying against California bill Just hours after being labeled as anti-vaccination for joining Robert F. Kennedy Jr. in lobbying against a bill that would limit medical exemptions, ...
16:36, 2019-06-13

California governor signs bill for $21 billion wildfire fund California Governor Gavin Newsom on Friday signed a bill approved by lawmakers a day earlier that creates a $21 billion fund to help bankrupt PG&E Co...
00:24, 2019-07-13

California Labor Bill, Near Passage, Is Blow to Uber and Lyft The companies seem to have fallen short in efforts to dodge legislation classifying many workers in the gig economy as employees and not contractors....
02:36, 2019-09-10

California plans to end 'lunch shaming' with a new bill that guarantees meals for all students SB 265 will require that all public school students have a meal provided by the school "even if their parent or guardian has unpaid meal fees."  ...
20:36, 2019-10-14

Has the climate crisis made California too dangerous to live in? | Bill McKibben As with so many things, Californians are going first where the rest of us will followMonday morning dawned smoky across much of California, and it da...
07:44, 2019-10-29

#StephonClark: Bill Policing When Cops Can Use Lethal Force Advances in California A little more than a year after Sacramento, Calif., police gunned down an unarmed Stephon Clark as the 22-year-old father of two stood in his grandpa...
05:52, 2019-05-25

California governor backs bill expanding racing board powers LOS ANGELES (AP) — Gov. Gavin Newsom said he’s supporting legislation that would give the California Horse Racing Board authority to quickly su...
00:36, 2019-05-31

Will a California bill give players a slice of college sports' $14bn pie? California’s governor is on the verge of signing the Fair Pay to Play Act, which promises to end the exploitation of student-athletes by the multibil...
11:36, 2019-09-15

The US Senate unanimously passed a bill to defend human rights in Hong Kong — a powerful act of defiance against China as pro-democracy protests rage Kyodo News via Getty Images The US Senate on Tuesday unanimously passed a bill to protect human rights in Hong Kong as protests continue to rage in t...
05:04, 2019-11-20

California governor signs bill requiring presidential candidates to release tax returns But even if the law withstands a likely legal challenge, Trump could avoid the requirements by choosing not to compete in California’s primary....
22:28, 2019-07-30

California Lawmakers Pass Bill Allowing College Athletes To Profit From Endorsements The California State Assembly on Monday passed a bill that would allow college athletes to sign endorsement deals. SB 206, the Fair Pay To Play Act, ...
08:20, 2019-09-10

California bill nearing passage could be domino that brings down NCAA's amateurism philosophy A critical bill on the verge of passing could put the NCAA to the ultimate test: paying players...
19:52, 2019-09-10

California governor vetoes bill aimed at stopping Trump environment rollbacks Bill would have helped regulators counter federal directivesGavin Newsom vows to continue fight on environmental issuesCalifornia governor Gavin News...
15:24, 2019-09-28

California lawmaker withdraws bill banning flavored tobacco products after 'hostile amendments' A proposed California bill that would prohibit sales of flavored tobacco products in stores and vending machines in the nation's most populous s...
04:52, 2019-05-24

LeBron James backs California bill that would allow college athletes to make money off endorsements The NBA superstar is on board with the Fair Pay to Play Act, which would allow college athletes to have endorsement deals...
22:36, 2019-09-05

LeBron James hosted California Gov. Gavin Newsom as he signed into law a bill allowing college athletes to be paid Uninterrupted / YouTube On Monday, California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed SB 206, also known as the Fair Pay to Play Act, a bill that gives student-athl...
18:04, 2019-09-30

NCAA President Threatens California Schools Over State Bill Allowing College Athletes To Make Money Earlier this year, two California state senators introduced SB 206, much to the chagrin of NCAA bureaucrats. The bill, which is also known as the Fai...
22:08, 2019-06-24

I compared economy and premium economy on British Airways one week apart, and for less than $200, I'd upgrade every time Alison Millington / Insider On a recent trip from London to Toronto, I flew in both economy and premium economy on British Airways to see whether the...
14:24, 2020-01-11

Germany's economy just shrank, meaning Europe's biggest economy is 'teetering on the edge of recession' Reuters/Hannibal Hanschke Germany's economy shrank 0.1% in the second quarter, driven by a decline in exports due to the US-China trade war. The slo...
12:04, 2019-08-14

Uber and Lyft reveal their alternative proposal to California's new gig-economy law (UBER, LYFT) Associated Press Uber and Lyft took a major hit in California last month when lawmakers passed Assembly Bill 5, which could dramatically reshape the ...
19:44, 2019-10-29

China suspends review of US requests to send military ships and aircraft to Hong Kong in response to Hong Kong human rights bill Shutterstock / Lewis Tse Pui Lung China's Foreign Ministry on Monday said the country is suspending its review of requests made by US military ships ...
10:12, 2019-12-02

Ex-workers at Newfoundland shipyard raise concern workers’ compensation claims being ignored Ex-workers from an old shipyard in Newfoundland and Labrador are worried that a new development at their former worksite could lead to workers’...
00:04, 2019-11-01

Organized Amazon warehouse workers got two fired co-workers rehired: report An Amazon delivery center in California reportedly rehired two warehouse workers after their colleagues organized to demand they be reinstated....
01:28, 2019-10-05

UN Human Rights chief urges Venezuela to halt grave rights violations The Venezuelan authorities should take immediate steps to halt widespread rights violations being perpetrated against the country’s people and work t...
21:32, 2019-07-04

Human Rights Watch accuses Nigeria of abusing children's rights The NGO's latest report says the Nigerian military continues to detain thousands of children in "inhuman conditions" Allegedly, the minors collaborat...
12:00, 2019-09-10

'Human rights before mining rights': German villagers take on coal giant Residents say they will not be ousted by energy firm seeking to expand the Garzweiler mineA group of villagers living on the edge of one of Germany’s...
16:52, 2019-09-30

'Human rights before mining rights': German villagers take on coal firm Residents say they will not be ousted by energy firm seeking to expand the Garzweiler mineA group of villagers living on the edge of one of Germany’s...
18:28, 2019-09-30

Amazon warehouse workers got fired co-workers rehired An Amazon delivery center in California reportedly rehired two warehouse workers after their colleagues organized to demand they be reinstated. Accor...
20:20, 2019-10-07

Sudan military committed to ‘ensuring stability’ and ‘peaceful transition’ says senior diplomat, as UN rights chief appeals for protesters’ rights to be upheld Sudan’s military has an “overarching duty” to refrain from using violence against protesters and ensure that their human rights are protected amid co...
18:28, 2019-04-12

Google workers protest company's decision to place workers on leave: 'Instead of listening to us, the company has chosen to silence us.' (GOOG) Google workers gathered outside the company's San Francisco office Friday to protest its recent decision to put two employees on administrative leave...
02:32, 2019-11-23

Senate votes to reject B.C. tanker ban bill report — now, the bill will proceed The vote means that the bill will now proceed to third reading at the Senate's next sitting....
00:32, 2019-06-07

Bill.com in receipt of strong demand as up-sized IPO prices above expectations (BILL) In a case of "better late than never", the IPO market is finally heating up with only a couple weeks...
15:56, 2019-12-12

Bill Maher joked about Bill Clinton joining Jeffrey Epstein on ‘sex island’ back in 2015 HBO’s “Real Time” host Bill Maher made a crude joke in 2015 implying that former President Bill Clinton knew about Jeffrey Epstein’s alleged sex crim...
19:20, 2019-07-10

Bill Cosby hit with $2.75M legal bill after losing dispute PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bill Cosby has been hit with a $2.75 million legal bill as he marks the end of his first year in prison. The 82-year-old Cosby ha...
00:04, 2019-09-25

California's governor declares statewide emergency as Kincade Fire continues to rip through Northern California alongside hurricane-force wind gusts of 78 mph PHILIP PACHECO/AFP via Getty ImagesSee the rest of the story at Business InsiderNOW WATCH: People are still debating the pink or grey sneaker, 2 year...
07:12, 2019-10-28

A New Chapter for an Italian Landmark Del Posto emerges from the Mario Batali scandal with new leadership and women in charge of the savory and pastry kitchens....
21:48, 2019-05-14

Bill Cosby slapped with $2.75M legal bill Bill Cosby has been hit with a $2.75 million legal bill as he marks the end of his first year in prison....
14:32, 2019-09-25

Landmark HIV case may be the second person ever to be ‘cured’ A person in the UK appears to have had HIV eliminated from his body thanks to a bone marrow transplant from someone with genetic resistance to the vi...
10:43, 2019-04-09

As we age, we struggle to use landmark-based navigation Enlarge / People exploring the Maze at Glendurgan Garden, Cornwall, England, UK. (Photo by: Geography Photos/Universal Images Group via Getty Images)...
17:04, 2019-09-30

'The all-electric Vauxhall Corsa is a landmark car for EVs' Opinion 29 May, 2019 The new Vauxhall Corsa has gone electric and editor-in-chief Steve Fowler thinks this could be a game changer for ...
14:20, 2019-05-29

New VW Touareg One Million celebrates production landmark News 23 Jul, 2019 The special edition model celebrates the production of the one millionth Volkswagen Touareg by adding a range of extr...
19:24, 2019-07-23

Landmark US opioid trial begins in Oklahoma Consumer products giant Johnson & Johnson has gone to trial in Oklahoma over its contribution to the state's opioid crisis. The case could set a prec...
01:32, 2019-05-29

Sarajevo hosts landmark gay pride parade The capital of Bosnia-Herzegovina, Sarajevo, has held its first ever gay pride event amid heavy security. The event was dubbed "Ima Izac!," which rou...
15:52, 2019-09-08

Landmark INF nuclear arms treaty is history: What now? A landmark nuclear treaty ends. Is Europe returning to the Cold War era? Germany is aiming to prevent an arms race and keep dialogue channels with Ru...
19:20, 2019-08-01

What to Know About the Landmark Opioid Trial Starting Monday Here’s a guide to the first federal case in which local governments seek redress for the financial toll of a 20-year epidemic....
23:12, 2019-10-20

UK bans ads over gender stereotypes in landmark ruling Adverts by cream cheese maker Philadelphia and car giant Volkswagen will no longer appear on UK television, the agency ruled. But both companies have...
12:28, 2019-08-14

Landmark prisoner exchange between Ukraine and Russia under way A widely-anticipated exchange of prisoners between Russia and Ukraine is under way, according to reports....
11:40, 2019-09-07

Eiffel Tower evacuated as man climbs the landmark The Eiffel Tower in Paris is being evacuated after a man was seen climbing up the side of the structure on Monday afternoon, officials told CNN....
17:08, 2019-05-20

Landmark Russia, Ukraine prisoner swap After lengthy negotiations, Russia and Ukraine carried out a major prisoner exchange. While Ukraine saw prominent film-maker Oleg Sentsov and others ...
05:08, 2019-09-08

Unseen Louboutins To Go On Display In Landmark Exhibition He of iconic red-soled heels has lent the 12th arrondissement institution shoes from his personal archive – including designs that have never been se...
18:24, 2019-06-06

Landmark UN Plastic Waste Pact Gets Approved But Not By US A man guides a raft through a polluted canal littered with plastic bags and other garbage in Mumbai, India, Sunday, Oct. 2, 2016. India is scheduled ...
12:28, 2019-05-11

It's Kids vs. the World in a Landmark New Climate Complaint UNITED NATIONS—On Monday, Greta Thunberg and 15 other young people filed a potentially world-changing climate complaint. On an abnormally steamy day ...
21:56, 2019-09-23

Man City, Watford seek landmark win in FA Cup final One team is looking to complete an unprecedented domestic treble, bolstering its status as possibly the greatest ever in English soccer. The other is...
14:44, 2019-05-16

Belgian far-right leader in landmark audience with the king BRUSSELS (AP) — Belgium’s King Philippe has received the leader of the far-right, anti-immigrant Vlaams Belang at the royal palace, the first t...
12:36, 2019-05-29

Botswana decriminalises homosexuality in landmark ruling Botswana's High Court has decriminalised homosexuality, rejecting laws that punish same-sex relationships with up to seven years in prison....
14:28, 2019-06-11

American Pies: Recipes From a Landmark Cafe Down a Virginia country road, a small cafe slings history by the slice. Beyond the superb blueberry crumble and lemon meringue, the spot’s centenaria...
21:48, 2019-05-30

Victory for Google in landmark right to be forgotten case Europe’s top court rules that Google doesn’t have to remove sensitive information from global search results Google does not have to remove links to ...
10:21, 2019-09-24

Why 2019 was a landmark year for disabled fashion Despite Nike and Tommy Hilfiger X Zendaya making clothes for a disabled audience, the conversation around it is just beginningBeyond greige orthopaed...
07:28, 2019-12-30

Iconic landmark reopens after years of repairs After years of construction and repairs, the Washington Monument in the nation's capital is reopening to the public....
11:40, 2019-09-19

It's Kids vs. the World in a Landmark Climate Complaint UNITED NATIONS—On Monday, Greta Thunberg and 15 other young people filed a potentially world-changing climate complaint. On an abnormally steamy day ...
22:28, 2019-09-23

Google wins landmark right to be forgotten case A privacy regulator had sought to force firm to delist links across the world and not just Europe....
10:10, 2019-09-24

It's Kids vs. the World in a Landmark New Climate Lawsuit UNITED NATIONS—On Monday, Greta Thunberg and 15 other young people filed a potentially world-changing lawsuit. On an abnormally steamy day in New Yor...
19:20, 2019-09-23

GM golden rice gets landmark safety approval in the Philippines The Philippines is the first country with a serious vitamin A deficiency problem to approve genetically modified golden rice as safe for humans and a...
17:52, 2019-12-31

Landmark study reveals one in five police suffers from PTSD Rates of PTSD in police officers and staff are nearly five times higher than in the wider population...
09:28, 2019-05-09

Famous Puerto Rico landmark collapses after earthquake "Punta Ventana" in Guayanilla, Puerto Rico, collapsed on January 6, after a 5.8 magnitude earthquake....
09:40, 2020-01-08

How does a landmark 1-ton boulder just go missing? Likely a theft in plain sight Arizona forest officials figure someone must have used heavy equipment to move Wizard Rock, a landmark boulder, that weighs a ton.    ...
21:08, 2019-10-29

Russia, Ukraine exchange prisoners in landmark deal Russia and Ukraine on Saturday exchanged 35 prisoners each to the other country, a move that could be a significant step toward easing Russia-Ukraine...
15:00, 2019-09-07

An oral history of the landmark Apollo 11 moon landing President John F. Kennedy’s proposal to Congress in May 1961 to land a man on the moon before the decade’s end was met not with unified support, but ...
21:32, 2019-07-16

Landmark Theatres issues ban on all costumes at Joker screenings Pretty much every serious conversation about the current anxiety surrounding Todd Phillips’ Joker has to, at some point or another, reckon with happe...
05:52, 2019-09-27

ECJ hears landmark case over Facebook data security Are EU citizens protected enough from US surveillance when Facebook transfers their personal data? The job of answering that question now lies with E...
12:04, 2019-07-09

It's back! Someone returned the landmark 1-ton boulder that went missing in Arizona Wizard Rock, a picturesque 1-ton boulder in Arizona that went missing recently, has been returned. Its disappearance caused much speculation.  &...
23:20, 2019-11-01

Processed foods may be addictive, 'landmark' study claims Anyone who’s ever pulled open a bag of potato chips knows how hard it can be to set it aside unfinished....
22:56, 2019-05-18

Landmark study reveals link between football and dementia • University of Glasgow researchers reveal results of major study• Four-fold risk of Alzheimer’s and motor neurone diseaseFormer professional footbal...
15:32, 2019-10-21

UK universities in landmark deal to buy energy direct from windfarms Twenty institutions including Newcastle and Exeter club together in 10-year deal worth £50mTwenty of the UK’s leading universities have struck a £50m...
07:28, 2019-10-07

Evaristo says Booker win a landmark for black British women Winning the Booker Prize is one big step for Bernardine Evaristo — and, she hopes, a giant leap for British women writers of color...
19:32, 2019-10-15

Japanese celebrate landmark Goodwood win by Deirdre in Nassau • Japan racing’s 19-year wait for second Group One winner is over• Dettori foiled in attempt to win four consecutive Group OnesJapan racing’s 19-year...
23:28, 2019-08-01

Men's round-up: Auger-Aliassime clinches landmark Wimbledon win "Canadian teenager Felix Auger-Aliassime celebrated his country\u0027s national day with his first Grand Slam main draw victory, beating compatriot V...
18:36, 2019-07-01

Japanese man prepares for landmark case against dolphin hunts Taiji resident will testify in attempt to ban activity as part of charity’s legal challenge A man from Taiji, the Japanese fishing town whose annual ...
22:36, 2019-05-16

France loses landmark court case over air pollution Mother and daughter win legal fight to hold state responsible for failing to tackle problemThe French state has failed to do enough to limit air poll...
17:08, 2019-06-25

Scientists synthesize anticancer drug in 'landmark discovery' In a 'landmark in drug discovery,' researchers achieved, for the first time, the total synthesis of a potent anticancer compound called halichondrin....
14:04, 2019-06-18

US in energy landmark as renewables produce more electricity than coal In April, renewables provided 23% compared to coal’s 20%‘The fate of coal has been sealed. The market has spoken’The US generated more electricity fr...
18:32, 2019-06-26

How a Guardian story led to a landmark case against big tobacco – podcast In June 2018 Sarah Boseley wrote about child labour in the tobacco fields of Malawi. Human rights lawyer Martyn Day read her story and decided to sue...
04:48, 2019-11-05

It’s ‘Ambitious’ — But Possible — to Eradicate Malaria by 2050, According to a Landmark Report It may be possible to eradicate malaria—one of history’s deadliest diseases—from the planet by 2050, according to a coalition of 41...
01:00, 2019-09-09

Almost no women regret having abortions 5 years later, according to a landmark study Saul Loeb / AFP via Getty Images A groundbreaking study analyzed 667 women's emotions about their decisions to have abortions. It followed them from ...
15:36, 2020-01-12

Actions not words: what was promised at the UN’s landmark climate summit? UN Secretary-General warned leaders not to come to his landmark Climate Action Summit with beautiful speeches, but to present concrete plans for cutt...
23:56, 2019-09-23

Me by Elton John review – a landmark in the memoir genre The musician shares every detail of his life, from drugs to tantrums via stage antics, in his eye-popping autobiographyElton John, it goes without sa...
10:32, 2019-11-25

Eiffel Tower closed after man tries to climb Paris landmark Firefighters called to tourist attraction as intruder seen dangling near top of towerThe Eiffel Tower has been evacuated after a man tried to scale t...
17:48, 2019-05-20

Cannabis can now be grown in Italy for personal use after landmark ruling Italy's Supreme Court has decided that small quantities of marijuana can be cultivated at home despite fierce opposition from right-wing parties. It ...
18:56, 2019-12-29

Mexico court allows recreational cocaine in landmark decision The ruling, which does not allow for the sale of the drug, is now under review by a higher court at the government's request. The organization backin...
04:08, 2019-08-21

100 years of Shakespeare and Company: how a bookshop became a Paris landmark Once a haven for modernist pioneers, the beautifully cluttered bookshop is now a legend, known for letting travellers stay the night– if they write a...
16:32, 2019-11-15

Ramos hailed as 'role model' before appearance landmark "Sergio Ramos has been hailed as \"a special player\" and \"role model\" as he prepares to lead his team out in Sunday\u0027s Euro 2020 qualifier aga...
22:36, 2019-09-07

Trump reaches ‘landmark’ immigration deal with Guatemala President Trump announced Friday that Guatemala would agree to restrict asylum applications to the US from Central America. The so-called “safe...
01:36, 2019-07-27

Stonewall: A bar’s path from illicit dive to LGBTQ landmark NEW YORK (AP) — Fifty years ago, the Stonewall Inn was an underground gay bar where a police raid sparked a rebellion that fueled the modern LGBTQ ri...
19:04, 2019-06-27

Doctors to end care for French patient in landmark right-to-die case Doctors treating French quadriplegic Vincent Lambert, who has been in a deep vegetative state for more than a decade, plan to stop feeding him this w...
13:56, 2019-05-20

Indian transgender couple tie knot in landmark 'rainbow wedding' Bride and groom, who both underwent sex reassignment, comes as lower house of parliament votes to enshrine transgender rightsAn Indian transgender co...
04:36, 2019-08-08

Dutch doctor faces trial in landmark euthanasia case It is the first euthanasia case in the Netherlands involving a patient suffering from Alzheimer's....
12:24, 2019-08-27

Abandoned sketch found under landmark Leonardo da Vinci work Much-discussed Virgin of the Rocks to be centrepiece of National Gallery exhibitionAn “abandoned composition” by Leonardo da Vinci has been discovere...
18:00, 2019-08-14

Ukraine, pro-Russia separatists carry out landmark prisoner exchange The Ukrainian government has exchanged dozens of prisoners with Russian-backed separatists in a pre-planned exchange. The swap may indicate the start...
11:00, 2019-12-29

Stormzy's stab-vest for landmark Glastonbury gig designed by Banksy A Union Jack emblazoned stab-proof vest worn by British rapper Stormzy for his history-making headline performance at the Glastonbury Music Festival ...
14:52, 2019-06-30

Strand Bookstore granted landmark status despite owner’s objections The Strand has a new place in history books. City officials granted landmark status to the Manhattan tome-slinger’s flagship Broadway store on Tuesda...
18:36, 2019-06-11

Prada in the desert: how a fake luxury boutique became a Texas landmark For the first time in almost 15 years, the artists Elmgreen & Dragset have returned to an installation they expected to ‘just disappear’When the Scan...
23:08, 2019-10-03

Landmark agreement gives indigenous 'forgotten people' power to self-govern Three agreements laid groundwork for possible future land claims, reparations and centuries-long grievances for Métis nationsGrowing up as member of ...
11:56, 2019-07-04

Venice Beach May Lose a Landmark: A Mark di Suvero Sculpture The 60-foot-tall sculpture, a popular meeting point for nearly two decades, will be dismantled and moved by the end of the year unless Los Angeles fi...
03:32, 2019-04-30

Pain-free Murray finding tennis ‘easier and more fun’ after landmark win "Andy Murray said tennis is “becoming more fun” after securing a landmark win over world No 13 Matteo Berrettini in the China Open on Tuesday."...
13:08, 2019-10-01

Scientists expected to release landmark image of black hole An international scientific team is expected on Wednesday to unveil a landmark achievement in astrophysics - the first photo of a black hole - in a f...
07:32, 2019-04-10

French weight-loss pill scandal set for landmark trial A landmark French trial will from next week seek to settle one of the country's biggest pharmaceutical scandals, probing whether the company behind a...
16:00, 2019-09-20

Ayodhya, Right To Privacy Among Chief Justice SA Bobde's Landmark Cases Justice Sharad Arvind Bobde, who took oath as the 47th Chief Justice of India today, has decided several key cases and was part of the recent histori...
06:56, 2019-11-18

Courts Grant a Landmark Climate Victory That Could Reshape the World We have a late entry for climate win of the year, and frankly, it just might be the biggest....
18:36, 2019-12-20

2019 was supposed to be a landmark 'Year of Tolerance' in the UAE. It didn't turn out that way. Getty The United Arab Emirates planned for 2019 to be its "Year of Tolerance," marked by a slew of progressive initiatives across schools and governm...
11:56, 2019-12-29

Edgar Allan Poe's Baltimore home was named a literary landmark The famed Gothic author lived in the home for just a few short years in the 1830s, but it's where he got his literary start....
16:00, 2020-01-20

New York's Strand bookstore fights back over landmark status Nancy Bass Wyden, the third-generation owner of the building and the business, warns its new status could ‘destroy’ the popular storeIn its 92-year h...
08:44, 2019-10-11

African leaders to launch landmark 55-nation trade zone It took African countries four years to agree to a free-trade deal in March. The trade zone would unite 1.3 billion people, create a $3.4 trillion ec...
16:48, 2019-07-07

Canada must not ignore Indigenous 'genocide', landmark report warns Up to 4,000 Indigenous women and girls killed or missingJustin Trudeau: ‘We have failed you. We will fail you no longer’Canadians can no longer turn ...
11:24, 2019-06-04

Kentucky Republicans push restrictive voting law after landmark Democratic win New bureaucratic hurdle where voters must carry ID with a photo likely to affect minorities and studentsLast month, Kentucky elected Democratic gover...
14:32, 2020-01-10

Down Town Association looking to add floors to landmark HQ to make room for hotel A blueblood Wall Street-area social club wants to raise the roof of its century-old, landmark headquarters at 60 Pine St. It would put the storied or...
04:44, 2020-01-21

Landmark terror finance resolution adopted by Security Council The UN is hailing a new Security Council resolution adopted on Thursday as a landmark step in suppressing the funding of terror groups worldwide....
21:00, 2019-04-11

Doctors end life support for French patient in landmark right-to-die case Doctors stopped giving food and water to French quadriplegic Vincent Lambert on Monday, lawyers said, renewing a fierce debate over the right to die ...
19:16, 2019-05-20

Why de Blasio wanted to grant Strand Bookstore landmark status The de Blasio administration tagged the iconic Strand Bookstore’s building with a dreaded Landmark designation Tuesday — a move the owner says was a ...
04:20, 2019-06-12

Oklahoma’s landmark opioid fine: What you need to know about Canada’s pending suits The case in Oklahoma is just one in a wave of lawsuits against drug makers regarding opioids — and Canada is in the fight, too....
00:16, 2019-08-28

African leaders launch landmark 55-nation trade zone It took African countries four years to agree to a free-trade deal in March. The trade zone will unite 1.3 billion people, create a $3.4 trillion eco...
00:24, 2019-07-08

Trump’s Move Against Landmark Environmental Law Caps a Relentless Agenda The White House, hoping to speed infrastructure projects like pipelines, will formally introduce changes to a half century-old landmark environmental...
01:28, 2020-01-10

South Korea court strikes down abortion law in landmark ruling South Korea's Constitutional Court on Thursday overturned a ban on abortion that has stood for more than 65 years, saying in a landmark ruling that c...
12:08, 2019-04-11

Oklahoma takes on drugmakers J&J, Teva in landmark opioid trial Gail Box vividly remembers the day in May 2011 when she first learned her 22-year-old son Austin, a University of Oklahoma linebacker, was abusing op...
13:08, 2019-05-24

Matildas reportedly secure landmark deal to earn same pay as Socceroos Australian men’s and women’s national football teams reportedly to receive equal pay under new dealThe Matildas have reportedly secured a ground-brea...
22:32, 2019-11-04

EU landmark law on sustainable investments back on track after lawmaker approval European Union lawmakers agreed on Monday to support a proposal on rules governing which financial products can be called "green" and "sustainable" a...
00:40, 2019-12-17

Cyrname upsets the odds with landmark victory over Altior at Ascot • Challenger wins by two and a quarter lengths in remorseless run• Result ends Altior’s unbeaten record in jump racesAltior’s unbeaten record in jump...
19:44, 2019-11-23

The trailer for Netflix's Bill Gates docuseries seems like a pretty great commercial for Bill Gates Bill Gates is a man with a complicated legacy in the public eye: part uber nerd, part Machiavellian schemer, part publicly celebrated philanthropist...
05:52, 2019-08-30

Trump impeachment inquiry report to be unveiled ahead of landmark hearing The House impeachment report on U.S. President Donald Trump will be unveiled Monday behind closed doors for key lawmakers as Democrats push ahead wit...
14:04, 2019-12-02

Popular Puerto Rican landmark, Punta Ventana, destroyed in earthquake A popular coastal rock formation in Puerto Rico shaped like a round window, known as Punta Ventana, was destroyed Monday in an earthquake that shook ...
03:36, 2020-01-07

BAT faces landmark legal case over Malawi families' poverty wages Exclusive: Lawyers seeking compensation in UK for child labourers and their parentsThe children labouring in Malawi’s fields for British American Tob...
18:28, 2019-10-31

Landmark hearing exposes climate change gulf among Republicans and Democrats A landmark House Ways and Means Committee hearing Wednesday, the first focused on climate change in a dozen years, illuminated the gulf between Democ...
00:08, 2019-05-16

Ecuador's highest court authorises same-sex marriage in landmark case Ecuador's highest court has authorised same-sex marriage, in a landmark case seeking to expand LGBT rights in the small South American nation....
14:44, 2019-06-13

Brazil-born Elkeson included in China squad in landmark move "Brazil-born striker Elkeson is in line to become the first player without Chinese heritage to represent China after the country\u0027s football auth...
11:52, 2019-08-18

Factbox: Merkel's coalition finalizes German landmark climate plan German Chancellor Angela Merkel's coalition parties start marathon talks on Thursday to agree a landmark climate action plan designed to help Europe'...
15:56, 2019-09-19

Former Jehovah’s Witnesses recount years of sex abuse ahead of landmark case Two former Jehovah’s Witnesses claim they were sexually abused as children by leaders within the scandal-scarred organization — and now p...
18:28, 2019-08-12

Activists cheer BlackRock's landmark climate move but call for vigilance Divestment decision by the world’s biggest fund manager called a breakthrough – but only a first stepIn recent decades, environmentalists have grown ...
09:28, 2020-01-15

Opioid settlement talks fail, landmark trial expected Monday A landmark trial over the U.S. opioid epidemic is on track to begin on Monday after drug companies and local governments failed to agree on a settlem...
04:40, 2019-10-19

‘Ethical veganism’ is a protected class akin to religion in the U.K. after a landmark ruling A judge determined that people who eschew animal products are covered by anti-discrimination laws protecting people based on gender, age, sexual orie...
23:20, 2020-01-03

Landmark US case to expose rampant racial bias behind the death penalty Top capital lawyers head to North Carolina as judges consider the cases of four inmates who faced ‘bleached’ juriesThe dark secret of America’s death...
11:52, 2019-08-25

Trump impeachment: Senate gathers for more opening arguments in landmark trial Each side has 24 hours over three days to present their case. After the House prosecutors finish Friday, the president’s lawyers will follow....
14:12, 2020-01-23

Germany adds brown coal to energy exit under landmark deal Germany is set to become the first country to drop both nuclear and coal power under a landmark agreement to compensate workers, companies and region...
15:20, 2020-01-16

Giant roadside rock to remain on Colorado mountain highway as landmark Colorado has a new Instagram-worthy landmark. An 8.5-million-pound boulder that rolled off a cliff and demolished a section of mountain highway has b...
02:00, 2019-06-06

Mark Zuckerberg said to be eyeing space for Facebook at landmark post office Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg is eyeing a 107-year-old post office on Manhattan’s West Side to help him grow the social-networking giant’s Big Apple pre...
04:00, 2019-09-25

The right to a free and fair vote in America might rest on this landmark court case Plaintiffs in North Carolina say Republicans drew maps ‘impervious to the will of the voters’ that will be used in 2020In all the history of American...
18:00, 2019-07-27

Reality TV star 'bullied' on 'hostile' set wins landmark compensation payout A former reality TV contestant who was portrayed in a negative light while filming Australian renovation show, House Rules, has won a landmark compen...
17:52, 2019-10-23

Landmark Theaters bans costumes at screening of upcoming 'Joker' movie The Landmark Theaters chain said on Thursday it will ban moviegoers from wearing costumes or masks during screenings of the film "Joker" following co...
04:52, 2019-09-27

UPS has received landmark FAA approval to become the first-ever drone service operating as a commercial airline This story was delivered to Business Insider Intelligence Transportation & Logistics Briefing subscribers earlier this morning. To check to see if yo...
15:32, 2019-10-02

Matildas reportedly secure landmark deal to earn equal pay as Socceroos Australian men’s and women’s national football teams reportedly to receive even share of commercial revenue under new dealThe Matildas have reportedl...
23:04, 2019-11-04

South Korea court strikes down law criminalizing abortion in landmark ruling South Korea's Constitutional Court said on Thursday a law criminalizing abortion was unconstitutional, a landmark ruling that will overturn a ban on ...
08:56, 2019-04-11

Youth activists lose appeal in landmark lawsuit against US over climate crisis Court confirms government’s contribution to the issue, but judges find they lack power to enforce climate policy decisionsThe ninth circuit court of ...
23:44, 2020-01-17

California earthquake map: Where in southern California was the earthquake? Foreign office travel advice and more A large swathe of southern California and Nevada has been hit by the region's strongest earthquake in more than two decades....
14:48, 2019-07-05

In #MeToo landmark moment, Harvey Weinstein faces rape trial in New York The rape trial of Harvey Weinstein begins in Manhattan on Monday, a landmark event following a barrage of accusations against the former movie mogul ...
15:52, 2020-01-06

Facing Nurses Strike, New York Hospitals Reach Landmark Deal on Staffing The agreement will lead to the hiring of more nurses and for the first time set minimum ratios of nurses to patients....
21:04, 2019-04-11

Copy of Lady Chatterley's Lover used at landmark trial blocked from leaving UK The Government has blocked the export of the copy of Lady Chatterley's Lover used by the judge in the landmark obscenity trial over DH Lawrence's con...
19:48, 2019-05-13

Landmark Theatres bans costumes, as well as masks, face paint, for 'Joker' screenings Landmark Theatres is banning costumes, masks and face paint for screenings of 'Joker,' which opens Oct. 4.        ...
04:20, 2019-09-27

Lee Westwood wins in Abu Dhabi to earn landmark 25th European Tour title • Westwood holds off Fitzpatrick and Fleetwood for victory• Westwood has won titles in four different decadesLee Westwood held off the challenges of ...
18:56, 2020-01-19

England's 1000th game: Key stats ahead of landmark milestone against Montenegro The England football team will reach a landmark milestone at Wembley Stadium on Thursday night....
13:00, 2019-11-14

The Cambridge And Sussex Households Join Forces On A Landmark Mental Health Project William, Kate, Harry, and Meghan have pledged £3 million to Shout from their Royal Foundation, their biggest investment in a single project to date...
12:08, 2019-05-10

Facial-recognition technology has a racial-bias problem, according to a new landmark federal study Alex Wong/Getty Images Facial-recognition algorithms are more likely to misidentify people of color than white people, according to a federal study p...
23:28, 2019-12-19

Currents: Shows: Exhibition: ‘Rescued, Restored, Reimagined: New York’s Landmark Interiors’ A show at the New York School of Interior Design is dedicated to the city’s landmarked interior spaces....
21:08, 2019-04-11

Opioid settlement talks falter, landmark trial expected Monday: attorney A landmark trial stemming from the U.S. opioid epidemic is expected to begin on Monday after last-ditch talks to strike a multibillion-dollar settlem...
23:32, 2019-10-18

Opioid settlement talks fail, landmark trial expected Monday: attorney A landmark trial over the U.S. opioid epidemic is on track to begin on Monday after drug companies and local governments failed to agree on a settlem...
02:36, 2019-10-19

Djokovic ready to fire at Roland Garros as Grand Slam landmark beckons "World number one Novak Djokovic believes he is peaking at the perfect moment to win four successive Grand Slam titles for the second time in his car...
19:52, 2019-05-24

With 5 billion set to miss out on health care, UN holds landmark summit to boost coverage Some five billion people risk missing out on health care in 2030, unless countries close glaring gaps in health coverage, a new report revealed on Su...
07:40, 2019-09-22

Why a landmark opioid damage award is good news to climate change advocates 'In a market-driven economy you don’t see significant environmental reform until we put a price tag on pollution.'...
13:24, 2019-09-07

D-Day veterans commemorate landmark World War II invasion, exactly 75 years after first Omaha Beach landings OMAHA BEACH, France (AP) — D-Day veterans commemorate landmark World War II invasion, exactly 75 years after first Omaha Beach landings....
07:04, 2019-06-06

Landmark London toystore Hamleys bought by Asia's richest man Mukesh Ambani Mukesh Ambani, an Indian billionaire, has purchased the world's oldest toy store from its Chinese owners. Ambani has rapidly expanded his core busine...
20:44, 2019-05-10

In #MeToo landmark moment, Weinstein arrives at New York court for rape trial Harvey Weinstein arrived at a Manhattan court on Monday for the start of his landmark trial on charges of rape, allegations that helped fuel the #MeT...
16:24, 2020-01-06

Dutch supreme court upholds landmark ruling demanding climate action Court rules Dutch government has duty to protect citizens’ rights in face of climate changeThe Netherlands’ supreme court has upheld a ruling orderin...
14:28, 2019-12-20

Caster Semenya hints she may end legal battle following judges' landmark verdict Caster Semenya has hinted she might be ready to end any further legal fight after losing her case with the IAAF at the Court of Arbitration for Sport...
12:28, 2019-05-02

Caster Semenya loses landmark legal case against IAAF over testosterone levels • Olympic 800m champion must reduce testosterone to compete• Cas rejects appeal against ‘discriminatory’ IAAF policyCaster Semenya has lost her landm...
12:52, 2019-05-01

Sarah Ewart: Belfast High Court to rule on landmark abortion case Belfast's High Court will rule whether NI's laws are in breach of the UK's human rights commitments....
02:48, 2019-10-03

Champions League: Lionel Messi's landmark moment crowns Barcelona victory Lionel Messi inspired Barcelona to victory in a pulsating Champions League semifinal first leg against Liverpool. A magical night marked a landmark m...
00:16, 2019-05-02

Trans Streamers Lead Fundraiser Ahead Of Landmark Supreme Court Hearing Transgender nonprofit Trans Lifeline is running a streaming fundraiser this month. This week, in tandem with several events relevant to LGBTQ rights,...
17:44, 2019-10-08

Facial-recognition technology has a racial bias problem, according to a new landmark federal study Alex Wong/Getty Images Facial-recognition algorithms are more likely to misidentify people of color than white people, according to a federal study p...
23:12, 2019-12-19

Could the Supreme Court offer a narrow ruling in a landmark school choice case? Pay for college student-athletes likely front-and-center at NCAA convention — Higher ed group yanks approval of for-profit accreditation group...
16:08, 2020-01-21

25 years on from landmark conference, millions of women and girls still in danger: UN deputy chief The UN Deputy Secretary-General has called for gender equality, women’s empowerment and women’s rights to be integrated at the heart of global effort...
00:28, 2019-11-12

Puerto Rico earthquakes destroy tourist landmark Punta Ventana: reports A popular tourist landmark in Puerto Rico, Punta Ventana or "Window Point," was destroyed in the Puerto Rico earthquakes Monday, according to reports...
22:00, 2020-01-06

Religious School Choice Case May Yield Landmark Supreme Court Decision With oral arguments coming on Wednesday, both sides of the long-running fight over vouchers for religious schools are preparing for a watershed momen...
01:36, 2020-01-22

Veganism is philosophical belief and protected by law, tribunal judge rules in landmark case An employment tribunal judge sitting in Norwich has ruled that ethical veganism is a philosophical belief and is therefore protected by law....
12:52, 2020-01-03

In #MeToo landmark moment, high-stakes Weinstein rape trial starts in New York Harvey Weinstein's landmark rape trial began on Monday with the once powerful film producer hobbling into a Manhattan court while celebrity accusers ...
20:00, 2020-01-06

Women affected by state pension age changes lose landmark High Court fight against government Women affected by controversial changes to the state pension age have lost their landmark High Court fight against the Government....
12:08, 2019-10-03

In landmark case, Brazil sues top tobacco firms to recover public health costs Brazil is suing the world's largest cigarette makers, British American Tobacco Plc and Philip Morris International, in a landmark case aimed at recov...
21:16, 2019-05-22

Cboe Global Markets to Relocate Headquarters to Chicago's Landmark Old Post Office Building CHICAGO – September 17, 2019 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced plans t...
17:36, 2019-09-17

Heartbreaking: This Guy Has No Idea That He’s So Strange And Memorable-Looking That Everyone From His Flight Is Using Him As A Landmark To Figure Out Which Baggage Claim Area Is Theirs Prepare to become a complete emotional wreck, because the story currently unfolding at Chicago’s O’Hare Airport is definitely a bummer: This guy has ...
18:28, 2020-01-10

Taylor Swift delights fans with surprise performance at LGBT landmark in New York City Taylor Swift has treated fans to a surprise performance at an historic LGBT landmark in New York City....
12:44, 2019-06-15

In #MeToo landmark moment, high stakes Weinstein rape trial starts in New York Former film producer Harvey Weinstein arrived at a Manhattan court on Monday for the start of his landmark rape trial, met by celebrity accusers incl...
18:40, 2020-01-06

Drug companies avert landmark opioids trial as talks on $48 billion settlement set to resume Four large drug companies could resume talks on Tuesday to try to reach a $48 billion settlement of all opioid litigation against them, after agreein...
23:40, 2019-10-21