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An Alabama police chief is under fire from a prominent atheist activist organization for conducting prayer walks in his city as a way to fight crime.
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An election commission official installs a Crimean flag during preparations for a referendum at the polling station in Simferopol March 15, 2014.
10 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail
Sex Workers Unite: A History of the Movement from Stonewall to SlutWalk, By Melinda Chateauvert, Beacon Press, 272 pages, $31 Sex is a language, but few people speak it fluently.
15 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee
In this photo taken on Thursday, March 13, 2014, provided by the anti-government activist group Local Comity of Yabroud Town, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, a Syrian rebel looks through his binocular at one of the frontline of Yabroud town, the last rebel stronghold in Syria's mountainous Qalamoun region.
16 hrs ago | Canada.com
As remuneration in the British Columbia public sector skyrockets, we bring you our annual database of who is making what in B.C.'s public service.
17 hrs ago | Fox News
Activists say that the Kuwaiti commander of an al-Qaida-linked group was killed while fighting government troops and Hezbollah fighters inside Syria.
Joe Rose had pink hair. That's a detail people tend to remember about the young man who was stabbed to death in Montreal in the early-morning hours of March 19, 1989.
Reflections on the historic U.S. civil rights era often conjure up images of the grandeur-scale marches during the 60's era, restaurant sit-ins and civic uprising that played its role in advancing black America and cultivating support.
Prominent Chinese human rights activist Cao Shunli, detained in September for staging sit-ins at the country's foreign ministry, has died, a fellow dissident and one of her lawyers said on Friday, after she was denied medical treatment in detention.
Animal rights groups have filed a federal lawsuit to stop running-of-the-bulls events planned for cities in northern and southern California this summer.
A human rights activist says Sri Lanka's police arrested a woman and her 13-year-old daughter in what the activists say is part of the government's continuing efforts to intimidate families of the country's civil war-missing into silence.
A contentious draft law being considered in Iraq could open the door to girls as young as nine getting married and would require wives to submit to sex on their husband's whim, provoking outrage from rights activists and many Iraqis who see it as a step backward for women's rights.
Authorities say more than 60 poodles and maltese dogs and puppies have been confiscated from a suspected puppy mill south of Statesville.
Eight gay couples and the American Civil Liberties Union have filed a federal lawsuit seeking to force Florida to recognize same-sex marriages performed in other states.
A pedestrian walks past an historical marker in downtown Columbia, S.C., on Thursday, March 13, 2014 a day before it is unveiled.
Police say two people have died after a car drove through temporary barricades set up for the South By Southwest festival and struck a crowd of pedestrians.
Two gay couples who are plaintiffs in a potentially landmark case challenging Oklahoma's ban on same-sex marriage are being honored by the American Civil Liberties Union.