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In Las Vegas on Tuesday, Democratic state lawmakers and activists held a phone bank, calling Heller's office to urge him to vote against the bill.
An environmental activist who opposes coal burning said the decision could discourage other utilities from proposing similar projects.
Local high school teacher and activist Jesse Hagopian speaks as several dozen people attend a vigil outside the apartment building of Charleena Lyles, a 30-year-old woman who was shot by police after she called them... (Genna Martin/seattlepi.com via ...
Kansas City is among the first 12 cities named by the U.S. Department of Justice for the new effort to stem violent crime. With the murder rating spiking, any ...
Their voices as minimum wage workers have been heard through bullhorns and chanting in picket-line protests, "Hey, hey, ho, ho. These poverty wages have got to go!
Venezuela's Supreme Court cleared the way for a trial against the country's chief prosecutor, who became a surprise hero to the opposition after breaking ranks with the government of President Nicolas Maduro over his efforts to concentrate power.
Kansas City-based photographer Dan White has won a Pulitzer Prize and traveled the world photographing people and places. From his home ... Tony Palladeno, a community activist, looks out from the window of an abandoned house next to his. The city ...
Local high school teacher and activist Jesse Hagopian speaks as several dozen people attend a vigil outside the apartment building of Charleena Lyles, a 30-year-old woman who was shot by police after she called them... (Genna Martin/seattlepi.com via ...
A Warsaw court began hearing testimony Wednesday on claims by a conservative American political activist that he was defamed by a Polish journalist who described him as "Trump's man" and as sympathetic to Russian president Vladimir Putin.
Mexican prosecutors have opened an investigation into the reported targeting of journalists, lawyers and activists with spyware that is sold exclusively to governments, authorities said Wednesday.
"My broad experience with MS-13 before Nisa's murder was like most people," said Mickens, who ran unsuccessfully for the Brentwood school board last month and who has become a local activist, like Rodriguez. "The old adage you never really know about ...
A mentoring program in Mississippi is teaching young people about civil rights history. The Greenwood Commonwealth reports that the summer program is focusing on the pivotal year of 1965.
After outcry from activists, Pro-Choice Democrat James Thompson secured the nomination. While Thompson ended up losing to Republican Ron Estes, the narrow seven point margin of victory in an overwhelmingly red district demonstrates the progress ...
The activist-run Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported that government troops captured a hill west of the city and a former army base that was held by rebels.
activists and IS supporters reported his death at the time, but the military is only confirming it now. The Bahraini cleric wrote religious justifications for the enslavement of thousands of women from Iraq's Yazidi minority and helped establish the IS ...
The European Court for human rights on Tuesday ruled that Russia's law banning dissemination of so-called gay propaganda to minors violates the right to freedom of expression.
Mexican journalists, lawyers and activists were targeted by spyware produced by Israel's NSO Group that is sold exclusively to governments, according to an internet watchdog group's investigation published Monday.
An international human rights group has condemned attacks on Vietnamese bloggers and activists by unknown assailants and urged the government to carry out impartial investigations and bring those responsible to justice.
Chaffetz's decision to step down left an enticing open seat that attracted 12 Republicans, including state lawmakers, political activists, lawyers and others to compete in what's considered one of the most conservative Congressional Districts in the ...
It was every supply-side economist's dream: the promise of achieving economic nirvana by slashing taxes for the wealthy and corporations, and shrinking government.
The son of an immigration activist who gained nationwide attention while taking refuge in a Chicago church now has his eyes on college.
NEW YORK (AP) - A New York production of Shakespeare's "Julius Caesar" with a Trump-like character who is assassinated had a boisterous new scene this weekend: an activist who stormed the stage, yelling, "Do you want Trump to be assassinated?".
Scores of dairy farm workers and activists marched Saturday to a Ben & Jerry's factory to push for better pay and living conditions on farms that provide milk for the ice cream maker that takes pride in its social activism.
Prominent French Actors, lawmakers and others are appealing to President Emmanuel Macron to stop pressure on migrants again converging on Calais after the closure of a wretched camp that came to symbolize Europe's migration crisis.
Currently, only local prosecutors have jurisdiction in these matters, but Anti-Abortion activists contend that leaves enforcement in the hands of elected prosecutors in more liberal areas of the state, such as Kansas City and St. Louis. "The ...
Protesters, some who carried Confederate flags, said Saturday they're concerned local activists have been calling for the statue's removal.
An activist group in New York is suing the NYPD to stop their usage of an ambiguous non-answer to questions about secret surveillance programs.
The decision is welcome news for all Kansans, but especially for officials with the University of Kansas Health System, who have worked tirelessly to keep patients, visitors, and staff members safe.
Missouri state Rep. Mike Moon may soon retire the trophy as the strangest lawmaker in state history. Moon, a Republican from Ash Grove, has compared legal abortion with the holocaust, and he has proposed an abortion museum for the state Capitol.
U.S. officials and Syrian activists say many commanders have fled the besieged cities of Mosul, Iraq, and Raqqa, Syria, in recent months for Mayadeen, a remote town in the heart of Syria's IS-controlled, Euphrates river valley near the Iraqi border ...
Mentoring the artists are Imani A. Wadud, a doctoral student in the University's Department of American Studies, and Nedra Bonds, a Kansas City activist. Wadud and Bonds are assisting with research - the technical side, Wadud said. "We really need ...
Black Lives Matter is a movement and not an organization that can be sued by a Louisiana police officer who was injured at a protest after a deadly police shooting, a prominent activist's attorney claims. A federal judge is scheduled to hear arguments ...
After outcry from activists, Pro-Choice Democrat James Thompson secured the nomination. While Thompson ended up losing to Republican Ron Estes, the narrow seven point margin of victory in an overwhelmingly red district demonstrates the progress ...
An American Indian activist and former U.S. congressional candidate accused of inciting a riot during protests against the Dakota Access oil pipeline says he has no qualms about taking the case to trial, even though he could face more than five years ...
Temperatures flared early on from the crowd, which included members of an activist group called Indivisible Kansas City.
Syrian government forces and rebels were locked in their heaviest fighting yet in Daraa on Monday, as opposition activists feared troops would try and retake the southern city despite a "de-escalation agreement.
In an effort to secure their seats in the 2018 midterm elections, moderate Republicans joined their Democratic counterparts in the Kansas State Legislature to reverse extreme tax cuts enacted by Gov. Sam Brownback. Eighteen of the state's thirty-one ...
(JTA) - Both houses of the Kansas State Legislature have passed a bill that would bar the state from doing business with companies that boycott Israel.
Polish police said Sunday that they are filing charges against dozens of people, including a prominent democracy activist from the Solidarity era, for obstructing a memorial observance for the late President Lech Kaczynski, who died in a plane crash in ...
(AP Photo/Elliot Spagat). A vehicle drives into the Otay Mesa detention center in San Diego, Calif. on Friday, June 9, 2017. A judge on Friday ordered a Mexican woman released from custody at the detention center, while the government seeks to deport h.
General Motors' normally tranquil annual meeting will likely be a contentious affair this year, as an activist investor targets GM's stagnant stock price.
Chinese authorities have charged rights activist Jiang Tianyong with subversion of state power, six months after he disappeared and lost contact with his family and lawyers, his wife said Tuesday.
Opposition activists say U.S.-backed Syrian rebels have shot down a government warplane in the southeast, with the fate of the pilot still unknown.
Ohio taxpayers for Lower Drug Prices, representing supporters including California activist Michael Weinstein, say their goal is to end the so-called "price-gouging practices of the drug industry.
activists including the Rev. Al Sharpton quickly criticized Maher and it remained a top-ranked topic on twitter on Saturday morning.
Puerto Ricans from across Connecticut will be gathering in New Haven to organize a new advocacy group to support Puerto Rico during the unincorporated U.S.
Think of the children. That was the message that three dozen activists emphasized Friday afternoon outside the Richard Bolling Federal Building in downtown Kansas City to bring awareness to environmental issues. President Trump on Thursday announced ...
Legal activist Jiang Tianyong disappeared in November after publicizing the plight of families of lawyers who had been detained in an intense crackdown on rights lawyers and activists. Critics say the campaign is aimed at snuffing out any potential ...
activists and residents say Ethiopia has shut down internet access across the country amid fear of leaks during school exams.
Kansas City, MO. -- Cameras caught a kidnapper in Kansas City, and community activists hope that's just the tip of the iceberg.


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