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Dax Cowart, Who Suffered for Patients’ Rights, Dies at 71

Doctors forced Mr. Cowart to undergo treatment after he was severely burned in an explosion. He spent the rest of his life arguing for patient autono...

Dax Cowart, Who Suffered for Patients’ Rights, Dies at 71

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Denver Broncos owner Bowlen dies, had suffered from Alzheimer's Pat Bowlen, owner of the Denver Broncos for more than three decades, has died after a long struggle with Alzheimer's disease, his family and the foot...
12:42 2019-06-14

Kentucky coal miner dies from injuries suffered last week FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky authorities say a coal miner has died from injuries suffered last week at a mine in southeastern Kentucky. The state E...
21:28 2019-05-31

Russian boxer dies of injuries suffered in bout at Maryland casino The Russian-born fighter had been hospitalized since late Friday night after surgery for severe head trauma suffered in 11-round loss to Subriel Mati...
20:42 2019-07-23

Russian boxer Maxim Dadashev, 28, dies from injuries suffered during fight Russian boxer Maxim Dadashev died Tuesday from the injuries he suffered during his fight Friday night, according to multiple reports. He was 28. ...
18:56 2019-07-23

Leah Chase, civil rights pioneer and queen of Creole cuisine, dies at 96 The famed New Orleans chef's secret ingredient? 'Love,' she told USA Today Network in 2016.        ...
22:28 2019-06-02

Leah Chase, Iconic Executive Chef and Civil Rights Activist, Dies at 96 Leah Chase, iconic executive chef, civil rights activist, and co-owner of the legendary Dooky Chase’s Restaurant in New Orleans, died Saturday her fa...
20:14 2019-06-02

Leah Chase, civil rights activist and 'Queen of Creole Cuisine' at Dooky Chase, dies at 96 New Orleans legend and civil rights activist Leah Chase of Dooky Chase's Restaurant cooked with a secret ingredient: "Love."    ...
06:28 2019-06-03

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...
21:42 2019-07-04

My credit rating suffered when I tried to buy smartphones After ordering and checking my credit rating several times, I can’t reverse the damage to my ratingI ordered two new smartphone contracts for myself ...
09:00 2019-06-20

Noah Syndergaard suffered injury after he came out for seventh With 98 pitches and six innings under his belt — and a runner on first — Noah Syndergaard was sent out by Mickey Callaway for his third at-bat Saturd...
18:00 2019-06-16

Target's registers suffered a nationwide outage Target can't quite escape its technical woes, apparently. The retail giant's registers suffered a roughly two-hour nationwide outage in mi...
19:00 2019-06-16

More than half of Americans have suffered a ‘workout hangover’ As many as 55% of Americans say they have suffered a workout hangover that’s caused them to stay inside all day, with more than a quarter even admitt...
01:56 2019-05-22

Which Of These Two Battered Pitchers Suffered The More Humiliating Sequence? Phillies pitcher Jerad Eickhoff got the rudest of welcomes in his start Monday night in Philadelphia, against the Arizona Diamondbacks. A first-pitch...
04:14 2019-06-11

"BJP Suffered Political Untouchability, Violence": PM Modi After Mega Win Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said his party, the BJP, has had to contend with twin challenges - political untouchability and political violence...
13:00 2019-05-27

821 Million People Suffered From Hunger, Malnutrition In 2018: UN More than 821 million people suffered from hunger, food insecurity and malnutrition worldwide last year, the United Nations reported Monday -- the th...
23:56 2019-07-15

Klay suffered torn ACL in left knee, agent says Warriors guard Klay Thompson tore the ACL in his left knee Thursday night in the third quarter of Game 6 of the NBA Finals, his agent, Greg Lawrence,...
07:56 2019-06-14

Philadelphia refinery that suffered huge explosion will shut down The largest refinery on the East Coast is slated to close and be sold after a large explosion and fire almost a week ago devastated the Philadelphia ...
22:42 2019-06-27

Who suffered a 'fluke' relegation after a dramatic points swing? | The Knowledge Plus: both teams’ keepers being substituted, free-scoring relegated teams and early bookings for time-wasting. Mail us or tweet @TheKnowledge_GU“What...
11:28 2019-05-29

Woman who suffered 13 miscarriages in 10 years celebrates ‘miracle’ baby A woman who suffered 13 miscarriages in 10 years finally had her miracle baby after taking steroids to strengthen her womb. Laura Worsley, 35, lost e...
00:00 2019-06-15

Japan F-35 fighter crash: Pilot suffered 'spatial disorientation' The sudden crash of a Japanese F-35 stealth fighter into the Pacific Ocean in April this year was likely caused by the "spatial disorientation" of it...
16:42 2019-06-10

The Latest: Texas sheriff’s sergeant suffered medical crisis FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the death of a Texas sheriff’s sergeant (all times local): 4 p.m. Authorities say a Texas sheriff’...
23:14 2019-06-15

New Jersey cop’s infant daughter suffered ‘pattern of abuse’ before death The New Jersey cop accused of fatally beating his infant daughter had nine skull fractures from ongoing abuse, court documents said. Daniel Bannister...
23:56 2019-07-19

Baby Shark the TV series is coming – haven't parents suffered enough? It is already playing at top volume in homes across the nation. Now the kiddie YouTube sensation is being remade as Nickelodeon cartoon. There is no ...
14:00 2019-06-06

Warriors believe Kevin Durant suffered achilles tear during Game 5 Durant’s season clearly over after suffering injury in Game 5Two-time NBA finals MVP had just returned from calf injuryWarriors prevailed 106-105, cu...
14:28 2019-06-11

Meghan McCain Reveals She Suffered Miscarriage: ''I Loved My Baby, and I Always Will'' In an op-ed published by The New York Times on Friday, Meghan McCain revealed she suffered a miscarriage only a "few weeks ago." The View co-host w...
00:42 2019-07-20

Casillas' wife has cancer op, weeks after goalkeeper suffered heart attack "The wife of Spain\u0027s World Cup-winning captain Iker Casillas, Sara Carbonero, has announced that she has undergone surgery for cancer just three...
19:42 2019-05-22

Parents claim baby suffered a brain bleed after being slapped at day care A baby boy suffered a brain-bleed after being “slapped so hard at nursery it left a hand-shaped bruise on his face,” reports claim. Six-m...
02:28 2019-06-28

Columnist E. Jean Carroll says she 'never suffered' mentally from alleged Trump assault Getty/Getty In an excerpt of her upcoming book, "What Do We Need Men For?", published last week, Elle advice columnist E. Jean Carroll accused Presi...
23:56 2019-06-27

Mets Say Yoenis Cespedes Suffered "Ankle Fractures" In An Incident On His Ranch Yoenis Cespedes hasn’t played for the Mets since last July, when he returned after months on the DL for exactly one game, homered, and then announced...
14:39 2019-05-21

Disney guest suffered traumatic brain injury after bird attack: suit A Florida woman is suing the Most Magical Place On Earth, claiming it knew that seasonal nesting birds were a threat to Disney resort guests but refu...
12:01 2019-05-29

Jay-Z, Roc Nation Sports Sued By Former Boxer Over Severe Brain Injuries Suffered In The Ring Jay-Z and his sports management company Roc Nation Sports are being sued by former featherweight boxer and Roc Nation client Daniel “Twitch” Franco, ...
06:42 2019-05-22

Russian boxer Maxim Dadashev has died from injuries suffered in July 19 bout Dadashev, 28, had been hospitalized since he collapsed outside the ring at MGM National Harbor casino in Maryland after his trainer stopped his fight...
20:42 2019-07-23

Girl, 2, hit by foul ball at Astros game suffered skull fracture, attorney says A 2-year-old girl who was struck by a foul ball during a Houston Astros home game last month suffered a skull fracture and seizures, an attorney for ...
18:56 2019-06-27

Ohio girl, 7, suffered seizures, hallucinations after contracting mosquito-borne illness The family of a 7-year-old in Ohio who began hallucinating and suffering from seizures after spiking a fever last August is warning about the potenti...
18:56 2019-05-22

Attorney: 2-year-old girl hit by Albert Almora Jr.'s foul ball suffered skull fracture The 2-year-old girl who was struck by a foul ball off the bat of Chicago Cubs outfielder Albert Almora Jr. last month suffered a fractured skull and ...
20:14 2019-06-27

Four people found dead inside Iowa home suffered gunshot wounds, police say Authorities are investigating the deaths of four individuals found Saturday in a West Des Moines home. All four suffered gunshot wounds, police said....
21:28 2019-06-16

Woman who suffered severe spinal injuries and was declared a quadriplegic after horrific car crash is now using her arms, and moving her legs, again (WFLA) Casey Kruse couldn’t wait to start a new life in Tampa Bay, Florida closer to family. It was June 4th, and she was almost to her new hom...
07:14 2019-07-03

Woman, 83, hit by police motorbike in William and Kate's convoy suffered broken arms, pelvis and leg, family says The family of an elderly woman who was hit by a police motorbike in the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's motorcade has revealed the full extent of her...
09:42 2019-06-20

Today I have to talk to three of my patients about dying. This is how I do it It’s tempting to put these all-important conversations off but the consequences can be direIt’s 9.15am. The medical team is full of energy and caffei...
18:14 2019-06-06

CRT defibrillator may help more heart failure patients For patients with heart abnormalities that can't be fixed with a normal defibrillator, a cardiac resynchronization therapy with defibrillator may hel...
21:00 2019-06-18

Patients likely to have complications with unprofessional surgeons Patients had an 18 percent higher risk of complication during a medical procedure if their surgeon had one to three previous reports of unprofessiona...
01:28 2019-06-20

Half of H.I.V. Patients Are Women. Most Research Subjects Are Men. Trials of vaccines and treatments have not included enough female participants. Now that scientists are exploring possible cures, the need to enroll ...
08:42 2019-05-28

German Nurse Convicted of Murdering 85 Patients (BERLIN) — Niels Högel liked to bring about cardiac arrests in his patients by injecting them with overdoses of heart medication and other...
17:14 2019-06-06

Report: Hospitals and Patients Are Being Plagued by Robocalls We’re already living in a national robocall nightmare, but at least most of the time, for most of us, dealing with phone spam is not a matter of life...
16:56 2019-06-18

Few heart patients use cardiac rehab after stenting (Reuters Health) - Just one in three patients enrolls in recommended cardiac rehabilitation after having a blocked heart artery cleared and a stent i...
23:00 2019-06-19

Canada's BC will be first province to switch patients to biosimilars The Canadian province of British Columbia said on Monday that its public drug plan will switch as many as 20,400 patients from three branded biologic...
02:00 2019-05-28

More patients diagnosed amid Legionnaires’ outbreak GROVE CITY, Ohio (AP) — Health officials in Ohio say 10 people have now been diagnosed with Legionnaires’ disease amid an outbreak at a recentl...
00:00 2019-06-05

One-third of statin patients still have bad cholesterol levels, study says About one-third of people in taking statins to control low-density lipoprotein cholesterol, known as "bad cholesterol," still have dangerously high l...
16:00 2019-05-21

4 Your Health: Beta blockers helping A-Fib patients Betas blockers may help people with A-Fib. People prone to stress related heart arrhythmias may benefit from taking beta blockers. A new Yale Univers...
20:14 2019-06-04

Doctor killed 25 patients, officials say. Can they prove it? COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Experts say prosecutors face a legal hurdle as they pursue 25 murder charges against an Ohio doctor accused of ordering but not...
01:01 2019-06-07

US aims to help more cancer patients try experimental drugs CHICAGO (AP) — U.S. drug regulators are launching a project aimed at giving more cancer patients a chance to try treatments that are not yet on the m...
16:42 2019-06-03

4 Your Health: Karate helping Parkinson’s patients NBC News- As people living with Parkinson’s disease start having tremors, moving more slowly and losing their balance, it can be frustrating an...
19:00 2019-06-03

OB-GYN accused of fathering children with patients says one is now his wife An OBGYN from Mississippi accused of sexual misconduct and sleeping with his patients, two of whom he impregnated, says he did nothing wrong — ...
05:00 2019-07-12

'Congestion' means different things to doctors and patients (Reuters Health) - Patients who say they're "congested" may have a runny nose, but a new study suggests their doctors may think they mean their nose ...
00:00 2019-06-07

Researchers try to make ICU less traumatic for patients, families (Reuters Health) - Intensive care units (ICUs) can be extremely stressful for patients and families. Changes in the way ICUs are run may help mitigat...
20:14 2019-07-16

For Vitiligo Patients, New Treatments Offer Hope “We now have a much better understanding of the immunological pathways involved in vitiligo, which is providing insight on how to target and treat th...
22:42 2019-06-27

NHS teams up with Amazon to bring Alexa to patients Voice assistant enlisted to aid elderly and blind patients who cannot easily search for adviceThe NHS has teamed up with Amazon to allow elderly peop...
10:28 2019-07-10

Listening to music may ease cancer patients' pain (Reuters Health) - Listening to music at home may reduce cancer patients' pain and fatigue and ease symptoms like loss of appetite and difficulty con...
19:42 2019-06-14

4 Your Health: Increase of colorectal cancer in younger patients News 4 Tucson’s Angelique Lizarde has the latest health findings. Watch the video below to learn more....
07:14 2019-07-23

Blood test may reduce antibiotic use for COPD patients The number of COPD patients who received antibiotics prescriptions fell by 20 percent after taking the finger-prick blood test to measure their C-rea...
17:14 2019-07-11

3D-printed replica heads are being used to help treat cancer patients Radiotherapists are using 3D printed replica heads of their patients to practice performing cancer treatments and work out any kinks before doing the...
12:01 2019-06-09

Japan court orders compensation for kin of leprosy patients A Japanese court has ordered the government to pay 370 million yen ($3.4 million) in damages to the relatives of former leprosy patients over a segre...
16:56 2019-06-28

Quest Diagnostics says data breach could have hit nearly 12 million patients Quest Diagnostics Inc said on Monday it was notified by a billing collections vendor that an unauthorized user gained access to information on nearly...
09:42 2019-06-04

Nursing facilities often discharge patients when co-pays kick in (Reuters Health) - Skilled nursing facilities in the U.S. often discharge Medicare patients before daily co-payments kick in, according to a new U.S....
01:56 2019-05-29

How a celebrity shrink allegedly conned himself into patients’ wills One Manhattan psychiatrist, who reportedly has treated Courtney Love and Gwyneth Paltrow at his Murray Hill office, is all about helping — himself, t...
05:14 2019-06-09

Robocalls put hospital patients’ lives in danger: report Imagine this: During a major public health crisis, such as an outbreak – when doctors, administrators and health care field workers need to be in con...
22:42 2019-06-18

Nonwhite patients get less pain relief in U.S. emergency rooms Black and Hispanic patients in U.S. emergency rooms are less likely to receive medication to ease acute pain than their white counterparts, a study s...
21:00 2019-07-02

PhRMA: Patents yield real benefits for patients Not only would weaker patent protections limit investment, they'd also cut competition, says the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of Am...
01:28 2019-07-19

EEG may help doctors determine if head injury patients will recover Researchers say an EEG can reveal hidden consciousness in unresponsive ICU patients days after a head injury, offering doctors a better way to predic...
09:14 2019-06-29

J&J Directed To Pay Rs 25 Lakh To Patients For Alleged Faulty Hip Implant The Delhi High Court on Thursday directed Johnson and Johnson to make interim payment of Rs 25 lakh each to 67 patients who have undergone revision s...
20:56 2019-05-30

Nurse charged with killing 100 patients apologizes to families BERLIN — A former nurse on trial on allegations he killed 100 patients at two hospitals in northern Germany apologized to his victims’ relatives in a...
22:00 2019-06-05

2020 candidate Amy Klobuchar’s plan would help Alzheimer’s patients WASHINGTON — Democratic presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar has a new plan to help seniors that includes more support for people with Alzheimer̵...
14:00 2019-07-12

Patients of rude surgeons have more problems after surgery, study says Having surgery — even minor surgery — can be an incredibly stressful experience for any patient. Placing trust in a surgeon is often frig...
06:28 2019-06-21

Japan court orders gov't to pay families of leprosy patients A Japanese court ordered the government to pay $3.4 million to more than 500 descendants of leprosy patients who were segregated and quarantined in s...
19:00 2019-06-28

Fewer psychiatrists take Medicaid patients even as the program has expanded (Reuters Health) - Fewer and fewer psychiatrists are accepting Medicaid even as increasing numbers of patients have gained mental health coverage thr...
22:42 2019-06-07

German nurse who killed at least 85 patients jailed for life A German serial killer nurse was jailed for life on Thursday for the murder of 85 patients in his care, according to a statement from a court in the ...
04:14 2019-06-07

How Alzheimer’s patients cope with emotional turmoil after diagnosis In 2013, “Deadwood” showrunner David Milch was in New York City, toiling on a TV pilot, when he suddenly couldn’t remember where he parked his car. I...
01:00 2019-05-30

German nurse given second life sentence for murder of 85 patients Niels Högel, who used drugs to cause cardiac arrests, confirmed as country’s worst postwar serial killerWhen male nurse Niels Högel worked shifts at ...
17:28 2019-06-06

Quest Diagnostics says data breach could have hit 11.9 million patients Quest Diagnostics Inc said on Monday it was notified by a billing collections vendor that an unauthorized user gained access to information on nearly...
19:00 2019-06-03

Quest Diagnostics says nearly 12 million patients may have had data breached About 11.9 million Quest Diagnostics patients may have had their financial, medical and other personal information exposed in a data breach, the comp...
20:28 2019-06-03

Biological marker may indicate PTSD patients at risk for suicide People with both PTSD and suicidal thoughts have high levels of metabotropic glutamatergic receptor 5 compared to those without those thoughts, which...
16:00 2019-05-21

Patients with food allergies may need mental health support (Reuters Health) - Many patients with life-threatening food allergies may feel anxious or overwhelmed at times, but it's rare for mental health profe...
19:28 2019-05-29

Surgeons restore hand and arm function in paralysed patients A number of patients who were diagnosed with complete paralysis have been given new hope, after pioneering nerve surgery restored movement in their e...
06:14 2019-07-05

Boxing club helps patients fight parkinson’s (WAVE) A boxing club in Kentucky is helping Parkinson’s disease patients fight for the quality of their lives. “Parkinson’s wants t...
21:56 2019-06-20

UCLA says gynecologist accused of sexually abusing patients LOS ANGELES (AP) — The University of California, Los Angeles says a former gynecologist at the student health clinic has been charged with sexually a...
02:28 2019-06-11

Three hospital patients dead from listeria linked to packaged sandwiches Three people have died and three are seriously ill following an outbreak of listeria infection in hospitals in England, Public Health England has sai...
04:42 2019-06-08

German nurse accused of killing 100 patients faces verdict BERLIN (AP) — A verdict is expected in the case of a former nurse charged with 100 counts of murder on allegations he killed patients by putting them...
11:56 2019-06-06

Community pharmacies may improve cardiovascular health for prostate patients After three months of performing moderate and vigorous exercise recommended by pharmacies, men with prostate cancer lost an average of more than 2 po...
20:28 2019-06-12

Transgender Patients Could be Stripped of Healthcare Protections by the Trump Administration Over the course of his two-and-half-year tenure, our alleged President Donald Trump has either enacted or enforced policies that make no secret as to...
22:28 2019-05-24

Doctors in India strike over violent attacks by patients' families Nationwide walkout prompted by vicious assault on junior doctor at Kolkata hospitalAbout 800,000 doctors across India went on strike on Monday to dem...
16:42 2019-06-17

New ketamine spray allows patients an affordable alternative to expensive IV treatments (KPRC) Ketamine is a common anesthesia drug that has been found helpful for people suffering from migraines, chronic pain and treatment-resistant dep...
16:56 2019-05-22

Patients give more '5-star' ratings to hospitals with fewer services (Reuters Health) - Compared to smaller facilities, hospitals that provide complex care for critical illness or serious injury may find it harder to m...
19:28 2019-06-10

Ohio doctor accused of murdering 25 patients with painkiller overdoses Dr. William Husel was charged with murder Wednesday in the deaths of 25 hospital patients, representing one of the biggest murder cases ever brought ...
01:28 2019-06-06

German Nurse Who Killed 85 Patients In His Care Sentenced To Life A German nurse believed to be the most prolific serial killer in the country's post-war history was handed a life sentence Thursday for killing 85 pa...
12:14 2019-06-06

Inflammatory bowel disease patients have higher health costs (Reuters Health) - People with inflammatory bowel disease - either Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis - may incur health costs more than three tim...
01:28 2019-06-08

A New, Scarless Adam’s Apple Surgery Could Be a Breakthrough for Transgender Patients An Israeli medical center says it has pioneered a new procedure to remove or reduce the size of the Adam’s apple without leaving a scar, a sign...
13:56 2019-06-11

Canada's British Columbia will be first province to switch patients to biosimilars The Canadian province of British Columbia said on Monday that its public drug plan will switch as many as 20,400 patients from three branded biologic...
23:56 2019-05-27

Will Europe's clampdown on faulty medical devices hurt patients? When a Californian company founded by a U.S. veteran wounded in Afghanistan sought to register a new medical device this year, it turned to Europe be...
11:56 2019-06-06

British Columbia will be first Canadian province to switch patients to biosimilars The Canadian province of British Columbia said on Monday that its public drug plan will switch as many as 20,400 patients from three branded biologic...
02:00 2019-05-28

German killer nurse sentenced to life for murdering patients Former nurse Niels Högel has been sentenced to life imprisonment for the murder of 85 more people while on duty in German hospitals until 2005. He is...
15:14 2019-06-06

A nurse pushed his patients to the brink of death. He just admitted to 55 killings. Former nurse Niels Hoegel, known as "resuscitation Rambo," is accused of murdering dozens of patients — injecting them with drugs to induce cardiac a...
09:14 2019-06-06

Hospital rating systems don't align — so which should patients believe? You probably wouldn't go to a C-rated restaurant. But with conflicting hospital ratings, you could wind up at one with both an "A" and one star....
23:28 2019-05-24

Smartphone app helps patients in small study better manage migraines Migraine sufferers had an average of four fewer headaches a month after using RELAXaHEAD, a smartphone-based relaxation technique, at least twice a w...
20:28 2019-06-04

NHS hospital to trial genetic analysis for blood pressure patients Around 100 people undergoing treatment for hypertension in the UK are to get their DNA analysed in a pioneering trial to see if genetic data can help...
16:42 2019-05-21

Bayer to work with Foundation Medicine on selecting cancer patients Bayer struck a collaboration deal with Roche's Foundation Medicine Inc. to develop test kits for genetic sequencing of tumor cells to identify cancer...
14:42 2019-05-29

New head and neck cancer drug could help patients live longer Pembrolizumab with platinum chemotherapy less ‘aggressive’ and extended survival ratesImmunotherapy could help patients with head and neck cancer liv...
06:28 2019-06-04

California Tests Mental Health App That Tracks Everything Patients Do on Their Phones The way we interact with our devices is to an increasing extent an extension of our innermost selves. It’s no wonder startups view the data gleaned f...
03:42 2019-06-18

Most face transplant patients continue to report better quality of life (Reuters Health) - Doctors at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston say most of the face transplant patients they have been following for about five...
01:28 2019-05-30

British Columbia to be first Canadian province to switch patients to biosimilars The Canadian province of British Columbia said on Monday that its public drug plan will switch as many as 20,400 patients from three branded biologic...
08:42 2019-05-28

Quest Diagnostics Says 11.9 Million Patients Possibly Affected by Breach Quest Diagnostics said the billing collections firm it works with experienced a data breach on its web payment platform that may have affected 11.9 m...
16:14 2019-06-03

Smoking cessation program for cancer patients shows potential While nearly half of cancer patients keep smoking after diagnosis, the rate of patients at the Abramson Cancer Center who used special tobacco cessat...
23:42 2019-06-27

When hurricanes halt treatment, lung cancer patients die sooner (Reuters Health) - Lung cancer patients whose radiation treatments are halted by hurricanes or other natural disasters may not live as long as patien...
22:42 2019-07-16

Quest Diagnostics Says 12 Million Patients May Have Had Their Personal Information Exposed NEW YORK (CNN Business)– Quest Diagnostics said the personal information of 11.9 million customers has potentially been compromised. The clinic...
16:28 2019-06-04

States taxing medical-use marijuana costing patients, experts say New Jersey lawmakers have succeeded in saving a bill that would remove tax for medical pot, with an argument heard nationwide -- no other medicines a...
17:42 2019-06-04

Quest Diagnostics announces possible data breach affecting almost 12 million patients Quest Diagnostics said the personal and medical information of nearly 12 million people, including their Social Security numbers, has potentially bee...
02:14 2019-06-04

In states with most overdose deaths, poor patients struggle to find treatment Poor people with opioid use disorders may struggle to find doctors to prescribe the anti-addiction drug buprenorphine in U.S. states with the highest...
00:00 2019-06-04

Court says Japan government owes compensation to families of leprosy patients A Japanese court on Friday ordered the government to pay compensation to the families of leprosy patients who suffered discrimination and mistreatme...
10:00 2019-06-28

Philips upbeat on digital care as patients warm to data sharing Dutch health technology company Philips expects sales at its digital care business to grow this year as patients see the benefits of sharing more me...
17:14 2019-06-13

UPDATE 1-British Columbia will be first Canadian province to switch patients to biosimilars The Canadian province of British Columbia said on Monday that its public drug plan will switch as many as 20,400 patients from three branded biologic...
02:00 2019-05-28

German nurse convicted of murdering 85 patients, sentenced to life in prison BERLIN (AP) — German nurse convicted of murdering 85 patients, sentenced to life in prison. The post German nurse convicted of murdering 85 patients,...
11:56 2019-06-06

Cancer patients with student debt are supposed to get a break. The government isn't giving it President Trump signed a bill last year allowing people with cancer to press pause on their federal student loan payments throughout their medical tr...
18:56 2019-06-29

Without older subjects, cancer drugs trials rely on atypical patients (Reuters Health) - Patients selected to participate in studies of cancer drugs tend to be younger than most people with the disease in the general po...
22:14 2019-06-03

Robocalls wreak havoc at hospitals and put patients' lives in danger: report Imagine this: During a major public health crisis, such as an outbreak — when doctors, administrators and healthcare field workers need to be in cont...
23:28 2019-06-18

YouTube Testimonials Lure Patients to Shady Stem Cell Clinics Emotional videos, often paid for by clinics, are attracting desperate patients to unproven stem cell treatments that can be dangerous—or even deadly....
16:14 2019-06-14

German nurse who 'murdered 200 patients' with lethal drugs jailed for life A NURSE has been sentenced for killing 85 of his patients, with police believing the actual number is around 200, in the worst killing spree in Germa...
21:28 2019-06-06

Lab Testing Giant Quest Diagnostics Says Data Breach May Have Hit Nearly 12 Million Patients Clinical lab testing titan Quest Diagnostics acknowledged in a press release on Monday that an “unauthorized user” had gained access to personal info...
11:28 2019-06-04

Man with machete stabs 3 at Virginia plasma center; nurses, patients hid in bathroom A man with a long knife stabbed three people inside a Virginia plasma donation center as nurses and patients hid inside a bathroom.   ...
20:00 2019-07-05

Lynparza stalls pancreatic cancer in patients with BRCA mutations -study AstraZeneca and Merck & Co's Lynparza helped patients with advanced pancreatic cancer who carry BRCA gene mutations go longer without their disease w...
14:42 2019-06-02

Lynparza stalls pancreatic cancer in patients with BRCA mutations: study AstraZeneca and Merck & Co's Lynparza helped patients with advanced pancreatic cancer who carry BRCA gene mutations go longer without their disease w...
14:14 2019-06-02

Trump HHS moves to roll back Obamacare protections for transgender patients The Department of Health and Human Services on Friday proposed to remove gender identity from the class of protected persons in federal nondiscrimina...
16:56 2019-05-24

UPDATE 2-British Columbia to be first Canadian province to switch patients to biosimilars The Canadian province of British Columbia said on Monday that its public drug plan will switch as many as 20,400 patients from three branded biologic...
02:56 2019-05-28

More than 12M people may be affected by latest medical data breach. Why those patients are now vulnerable Having medical data stolen makes the nearly 12 million consumers affected by the breach especially vulnerable targets for identity theft.  ...
04:14 2019-06-07

Philips acquires Boston start-up Medumo to help hospitals communicate with patients Philips has acquired a start-up that texts you about your poop. That's Medumo, a Boston-based company, which works with hospitals to guide their...
21:14 2019-07-17

German court clears two doctors present as patients committed suicide German doctors are not obliged to try to save a person's life against their will following a suicide attempt, the Federal Court of Justice in Leipzig...
22:42 2019-07-04

Study: Protocol reduced opioid prescriptions by 92 percent in cancer patients Only 8 percent of urological cancer patients who undergo robotic surgery go home with opioid prescriptions after use of a new recovery protocol, as c...
03:14 2019-05-23

UnitedHealth boosts earnings forecast, set to pass price discounts to patients UnitedHealth Group Inc will stick with its decision to pass on drug maker discounts to patients to help them beat rising medicine prices despite the...
19:28 2019-07-18

HIV patients at higher risk for early heart disease, lack of care Antiretroviral therapy used with HIV patients opens them up to heart disease, sudden cardiac failure, heart failure and sudden cardiac deaths compare...
22:56 2019-06-04

CORRECTED-Lynparza stalls pancreatic cancer in patients with BRCA mutations -study AstraZeneca and Merck & Co's Lynparza helped patients with advanced pancreatic cancer who carry BRCA gene mutations go longer without their disease w...
21:42 2019-06-02

Quickly removing fluids from kidney surgery patients may increase death risk Kidney patients have up to a 66 percent higher risk of death three months after surgery when excesss fluid is removed from their body at a rate highe...
23:00 2019-06-07

Blood-testing firm Quest Diagnostics says data breach may have exposed 12M patients The world's largest blood-testing firm said Monday a security breach has compromised the sensitive personal information of nearly 12 million patients...
20:28 2019-06-03

Medical data stolen in Quest breach makes patients very vulnerable, experts say Having medical data stolen makes the nearly 12 million consumers affected by the breach especially vulnerable targets for identity theft.  ...
01:00 2019-06-07

UCLA apologizes to patients of gynecologist James Heaps; he denies sex abuse charges The lawyer for a former gynecologist at UCLA says charges that Dr. James Heaps sexually abused patients are "baseless allegations."   ...
15:28 2019-06-11

Mabu the robot helps congestive heart failure patients monitor symptoms The majority of initial Kaiser Permanente patients using Mabu, a robot for congestive heart failure patients, say it helps them track disease symptom...
19:42 2019-05-27

Patients are transforming from passive recipients of healthcare services to active participants in their own health (TGT, CVS, WMT) This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business ...
14:00 2019-07-19

UPDATE 1-Lynparza stalls pancreatic cancer in patients with BRCA mutations -study AstraZeneca and Merck & Co's Lynparza helped patients with advanced pancreatic cancer who carry BRCA gene mutations go nearly twice as long without t...
21:42 2019-06-02

German Nurse Accused of Intentionally Killing 100 Patients Apologizes for ‘Terrible Deeds’ (BERLIN) — A former nurse on trial on allegations he killed 100 patients at two hospitals in northern Germany apologized to his victims’ ...
02:14 2019-06-06

Hospitals are putting Native American patients at risk for opioid abuse, audit says U.S. government hospitals placed Native American patients at increased risk for opioid abuse and overdoses, according to a federal audit.  ...
22:14 2019-07-22

Sanders defends ‘Medicare-for-all,’ plans Canada caravan with patients to buy cheaper meds Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders on Wednesday unapologetically defended his government-run “Medicare-for-all” campaign proposal again...
23:56 2019-07-17

Patients sleep under the stars in long queue for medical visas | Stefanie Glinski Sick and elderly Afghans queue outdoors for several nights for their chance to get into Pakistan for medical careSurrounded by barbed wire and withou...
12:14 2019-06-12

Katie Couric shares own cancer heartbreak, drums up support for caregivers, patients in new campaign Katie Couric paid tribute to her late husband Jay Monahan on Tuesday on what would have been their 30th wedding anniversary with a series of touching...
17:42 2019-06-13

University of California, Los Angeles says former school gynecologist arrested on suspicion of sexually abusing patients LOS ANGELES (AP) — University of California, Los Angeles says former school gynecologist arrested on suspicion of sexually abusing patients. The post...
02:28 2019-06-11

UCLA is apologizing to patients after a gynecologist who worked with students for nearly 30 years was accused of sexual abuse Associated Press/Reed Saxon A longtime gynecologist at the University of California, Los Angeles, pleaded not guilty to sexual abuse charges on Mond...
22:28 2019-06-11

Miracle medical machine ECMO makes heroic rescues, but leaves patients in limbo ECMO can help patients cheat death — but, in a moral dilemma, the miracle machine can leave patients with no prospect of survival outside the I...
15:28 2019-06-17

Virta Health aims to reverse Type 2 diabetes without meds by helping patients watch what they eat Virta Health is a five-year-old start-up that wants to reverse Type 2 diabetes without medication. Its treatment plan offers patients personalized di...
16:28 2019-05-21

GSK drug helps ovarian cancer patients live longer in late-stage study GlaxoSmithKline Plc's cancer treatment Zejula met the main goal of helping patients with ovarian cancer live longer without their disease worsening i...
17:56 2019-07-15

Lab-testing giant Quest Diagnostics just announced a data breach that could impact 11.9 million patients Hollis Johnson/Business Insider Clinical laboratory giant Quest Diagnostics said on Monday that there had been a breach of financial information on ...
01:01 2019-06-04

Colorado hospital faces lawsuit from dozens of patients over 'severe infections' causing at least 1 death: report 67 patients have sued Porter Adventist Hospital over their sterlilization processes, a year after the hospital said a breach occured involving surgic...
01:14 2019-06-17

4 Your Health: Plant-based diet good for health and increase of colorectal cancer in younger patients There’s more evidence that a strict plant-based diet is good for your health. Harvard researchers analyzed nine studies involving more than 307...
01:42 2019-07-23

What rights do airplane passengers have? After a doctor leaving Jamaica is told by American Airlines to cover up in a blanket, CNN Travel then asks: What rights do airline passengers have in...
16:14 2019-07-17

How a Self-Taught Art Curator Became a Gay Rights Champion ‘I had no vision at all,’ said Charles W. Leslie, who co-founded the Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art 50 years ago. ‘It had to do with som...
19:28 2019-06-21

Trump’s Celebration of L.G.B.T. Rights Is Met With Criticism He triggered condemnation from activists who said his celebratory words did little to undo the damage his administration has caused to L.G.B.T. peopl...
00:28 2019-06-02

Fighting for LGBT rights in Uganda When Ugandan MPs tried to introduce life imprisonment and the death penalty for gay sex, a small group of activists spoke out. Victor Mukasa was one ...
10:42 2019-05-22

Civil rights 'under serious attack' across the globe More than half of countries use censorship, harassment or violence to repress public debate, warns a reportNearly six in 10 countries are seriously r...
15:42 2019-05-21

Can someone please send mushrooms to all the men’s rights activists out there? If Roosh V, rape-apologist and leading voice in the online ‘manosphere’, can change his ways, perhaps psychedelics can advance feminismSign up for th...
14:42 2019-05-25

Russia in the Council of Europe: What does it mean for human rights? A controversial decision to restore Moscow's voting rights in the Council of Europe has been called a safeguard for human rights in Russia. But how m...
20:56 2019-06-27

Biden: Congress should protect abortion rights, if necessary Joe Biden would support Congress enshrining abortion rights into federal law "should it become necessary," his presidential campaign said Tuesday, fo...
02:42 2019-05-22

Abortion rights supporters rally in Georgia Supporters of abortion rights rallied at the Georgia State Capitol as part of a national campaign responding to states that have passed new abortion ...
03:28 2019-05-22

Abortion rights supporters rally across the nation Hundreds of rallies were set across the nation as supporters vented frustrations at actions by several states aimed at restricting access to abortion...
03:28 2019-05-22

How the Civil Rights Act emerged in a divisive U.S. 55 years ago Tuesday marks the 55th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act -- landmark legislation that outlawed discrimination in the United States based on race, r...
20:56 2019-07-02

Biden Reverses His Position on Abortion Rights, Again One day after he was torn to shreds by a righteous Elizabeth Warren, former Vice President Joe Biden decided that maybe he does support repealing the...
11:00 2019-06-07

Warsaw: Tens of thousands march for gay rights Mayor Rafal Trzaskowski said he wanted the city to remain "open" and "tolerant." The LGBT community in Poland has come under sustained attack in rece...
06:42 2019-06-09

US sets up commission for human rights advice Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has announced a new commission to review the idea of human rights and how it shapes US foreign policy. Critics worry i...
21:56 2019-07-08

US following deportation case of rights activist in Israel The U.S. State Department says it is closely following Israel's case against the local director of Human Rights Watch, who faces deportation under a ...
17:56 2019-05-24

Crackdown trips up human rights groups Social media platforms, under pressure to block extremists, are sometimes also cracking down on human rights advocates and other legitimate content, ...
08:00 2019-06-14

Far-right Vox challenges Spain's acceptance of LGBT rights Attacks by the far-right Vox party on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights are testing years of political consensus on the issue in S...
17:56 2019-05-24

A Win for Gay Rights in Botswana Is a ‘Step Against the Current’ in Africa Thirty-two of Africa’s 54 nations have laws that criminalize consensual same-sex conduct, according to activists. Change has come, but it is spotty a...
00:56 2019-06-12

Animal rights activists score win at Barcelona zoo BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Animal rights activists in Barcelona are celebrating a victory after the Spanish city ordered its municipal zoo to restrict t...
11:00 2019-05-23

Sports Illustrated Operating Rights Sold Authentic Brands and Maven are pursuing discussions with Meredith for it to continue to operate certain aspects of the Sports Illustrated business, b...
07:14 2019-06-18

Alabama’s extreme new law could lead to an end of US abortion rights A wave of extreme abortion laws in the US has started a fight that could end with federal courts overturning abortion protections in place for nearly...
16:42 2019-05-21

10 maps show how different LGBTQ rights are around the world Soledad Nunez/AP Last week, Ecuador's highest court issued a ruling, effectively legalizing same-sex marriage in the South American country. Busines...
00:56 2019-06-18

Abortion rights supporters protest in New Orleans Abortion rights supporters protest in New Orleans as lawmakers move to make abortions illegal in Louisiana. (May 23)       ...
02:42 2019-05-23

Gaming for abortion rights: Chips with Everything podcast Jordan Erica Webber talks to Laura Hudson, who wrote about video game producers making games that present players with situations where a character m...
07:56 2019-07-22

US sanctions 4 Nicaraguan officials over human rights WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is imposing new sanctions on four Nicaraguan officials accused of being responsible for a crackdown on str...
22:56 2019-06-21

Labour to be probed by human rights watchdog over antisemitism An investigation into whether the Labour Party "unlawfully discriminated against, harassed or victimised people because they are Jewish" has been lau...
20:14 2019-05-28

U.N. rights body calls for release of Chinese lawyer A Chinese lawyer held for more than 16 months without trial is being unlawfully detained for his human rights work and should be released, a United N...
19:14 2019-05-31

Head of rights commission criticizes Mexico’s president The head of Mexico’s governmental National Human Rights Commission has launched a broad criticism of President Andrés Manuel Lopez Obradór, saying hu...
23:42 2019-06-03

Rights group: Staff threatened following incendiary report CAIRO (AP) — A leading rights group has accused Egypt’s state-controlled media of launching a smear campaign against its staff. Human Rights Wa...
12:28 2019-05-31

Netflix just bought the rights to two of the best movies from Cannes 2019 Netflix might not be allowed to compete at Cannes, but that doesn’t mean the streaming giant isn’t closely following the action. Or that ...
05:56 2019-05-28

U.N. rights experts seek inquiry into Philippines killings United Nations human rights experts called on Friday for an international investigation into unlawful deaths and police killings linked to a crackdow...
13:56 2019-06-07

EU sued by human rights lawyers over migrant deaths A group of lawyers are asking the ICC to investigate the European Union for crimes against humanity, arguing that the bloc's policies are responsible...
20:28 2019-06-03

Kawhi Leonard sues Nike over rights to his logo SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Toronto star Kawhi Leonard filed a federal lawsuit against Nike on Monday, saying the footwear and apparel giant is blocking him...
06:42 2019-06-04

Animal-rights protester poaches mic from Sen. Kamala Harris A man-bun-sporting animal-rights activist ripped a microphone from Sen. Kamala Harris’ hands during a campaign event in California, prompting o...
07:28 2019-06-03

Israelis stage mass wedding to advocate for gay rights TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Hundreds of Israelis have participated in a mass wedding in Tel Aviv to demand the right to same-sex marriage ahead of the co...
22:28 2019-06-04

37 countries rally around China at top UN human rights body More than three dozen countries have defended China’s “remarkable achievements” in human rights, challenging Western countries that have raised conce...
20:00 2019-07-12

I'm Human Rights Lawyer Becca Heller, and This Is How I Work As co-founder and executive director of the International Refugee Assistance Project, Becca Heller provides legal assistance to refugees trying to em...
22:28 2019-06-05

Maduro criticizes UN human rights report in letter Embattled Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro has written a letter to the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, to re...
06:56 2019-07-13

Abortion-rights activists renew battle in Argentina Abortion rights activists are launching a renewed effort to legalize elective abortions in the homeland of Pope Francis after narrowly falling short ...
18:28 2019-05-28

Opinion: Rodrigo Duterte, protector of women's rights? A law to create "safe streets and public spaces" in the Philippines has been signed into law by Rodrigo Duterte. But the law isn't an achievement of ...
14:42 2019-07-17

Why a Hamptons Highway Is a Battleground Over Native American Rights As many rich and famous New Yorkers headed out to the Hamptons on Memorial Day weekend, they were welcomed by large billboards erected by the local S...
16:14 2019-05-27

U.S. must ensure access to safe abortions: U.N. rights office The United Nations human rights office called on U.S. authorities on Tuesday to ensure that women have access to safe abortions, saying bans lead to ...
17:56 2019-05-21

Rights group: Pakistan shouldn’t execute mentally ill man A rights group has urged the Pakistani government not to execute a prisoner with “clear symptoms of mental illness” scheduled to be hanged in two day...
09:28 2019-06-16

Uzbekistan says it will investigate harassment of Western rights activist Uzbekistan pledged on Monday to investigate a verbal attack by several of its citizens on a visiting Human Rights Watch researcher after HRW said the...
19:28 2019-06-17

$10M claim says Phoenix police violated family’s rights PHOENIX (AP) — A $10 million legal claim was filed against the city of Phoenix that says police officers committed civil rights violations by pointin...
18:42 2019-06-15

Uber Must Act Against Those Who Harassed Disability Rights Activist: Centre The Centre has asked app-based cab aggregator Uber India to act against two of its drivers, who had allegedly harassed disability rights activist Arm...
14:56 2019-07-04

Mexico, Honduras say will work together to protect migrant rights Mexico and Honduras will coordinate to protect the rights of Honduran migrants in transit through Mexico as well as strengthen their cooperation to t...
04:56 2019-06-15

$10M claim says Phoenix police violated family's rights A $10 million legal claim was filed against the city of Phoenix that says police officers committed civil rights violations by pointing guns and prof...
02:42 2019-06-15

Council of Europe Restores Russia’s Voting Rights Ukraine and other former Soviet states opposed ending the suspension, which began with the annexation of Crimea. Russia had threatened to quit the gr...
19:56 2019-06-27

Eritrea in the UN Human Rights Council: Fox guarding the henhouse The UN Human Rights Council regularly accuses Eritrea of large-scale human rights abuses. Yet the regime in Asmara was accepted as a member and now e...
20:56 2019-06-27

Voting Rights Were Already a Big 2020 Issue. Then Came the Gerrymandering Ruling. Already the subject of detailed proposals from several Democratic presidential candidates, the issue of voting rights is now an integral part of the ...
11:28 2019-06-28

Would a Hollywood boycott protect women's rights? Elizabeth Debicki, Erika Christensen, Lake Bell and Rosanna Arquette discuss an industry boycott of states passing restrictive abortion laws. (June 1...
13:56 2019-06-14

50 years after Stonewall, LGBT rights are a work in progress NEW YORK (AP) — They didn’t set out to change history; they weren’t the first LGBT Americans to mobilize against bias. Yet the June 1969 ...
16:42 2019-06-17

Biden says he would support Congress in enshrining abortion rights into law if necessary Joe Biden would support Congress enshrining abortion rights into federal law “should it become necessary,” his presidential campaign said Tuesday, fo...
16:00 2019-05-22

Venezuela allows UN human rights chief Bachelet to set up office The UN human rights chief plans to set up an office in Venezuela to monitor the ongoing humanitarian crisis there. Michelle Bachelet said the dire si...
14:42 2019-06-22

AP Source: Sabres retain rights to Girgensons, Larsson The Buffalo Sabres have issued qualifying offers to their most high-profile restricted free agents, including forwards Zemgus Girgensons and Johan La...
23:42 2019-06-19

Could violators of Germany's constitution forfeit basic rights? The former secretary-general of Angela Merkel's conservatives wants enemies of the constitution to forfeit important basic rights, citing Article 18 ...
03:56 2019-06-21

| Venezuela frees lawmaker before UN rights chief visit Venezuela has freed an opposition legislator who spent almost two months behind bars, parliament announced, ahead of a visit by UN High Commissioner ...
21:56 2019-06-18

St Petersburg murder victim was 'well-known LGBT rights activist' Yelena Grigoryeva received threats before she was stabbed to death, say campaignersRussian campaigners have said that a woman found murdered with mul...
04:28 2019-07-23

U.N. rights investigator to issue report on Khashoggi murder The United Nations extrajudicial executions investigator, Agnes Callamard, will issue her report on the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi on...
20:28 2019-06-18

Tunisian LGBT rights advocate 'sticking with' bid for presidency Gay rights activist Mounir Baatour wants to become president in Tunisia — and is putting the fight for LGBT rights at the center of his election camp...
20:00 2019-07-07

How to Protest Human Rights Abuses at U.S. Detention Centers Many of us are feeling some combination of despair, outrage, and shock at reports of the conditions at the U.S. southern border. It’s devastating to ...
22:42 2019-06-21

Brazil to add digital data protection to fundamental rights A proposal has been approved to put protection of personal information in digital platforms in the individual guarantees secured by the constitution....
22:42 2019-07-08

UN rights expert slams UK welfare spending cuts A U.N. human rights expert has sharpened his criticism of cuts to social support in Britain, describing recent changes as window-dressing and calling...
14:28 2019-05-22

Rights group demands Egyptian juvenile not be executed CAIRO (AP) — Amnesty International is demanding that Egypt not execute a man arrested at age 17 ahead of an anticipated death sentence. The rights gr...
14:56 2019-06-21

Argentina rights organization identifies son of disappeared dissidents Argentine human rights group Grandmothers of the Plaza de Mayo divulged the identity on Thursday of the son of a couple disappeared during the nation...
23:00 2019-06-13

BP pushed for Arctic drilling rights after Trump's election Despite PR damage over earlier spills, documents show oil firm pressed for reduced regulationBP stepped up its campaign to be allowed to drill for oi...
15:00 2019-05-21

Thousands march for LGBT rights in Ukraine’s capital MOSCOW (AP) — Thousands of supporters of LGBT rights have marched through the center of Kiev, the Ukrainian capital, under a heavy police presence to...
13:28 2019-06-23

John Oliver: equal rights are 'so obvious, you assume we already have it' The Last Week Tonight host discussed the equal rights amendment’s importance and long journey to ratificationJohn Oliver’s Last Week Tonight on Sunda...
21:14 2019-06-10

TikTok is under investigation in the UK over children's data privacy rights The U.K.'s data protection regulator is concerned about how TikTok collects and uses children's data, as well as the app's open messag...
14:56 2019-07-03

We Have To Act: UN Rights Expert Urges US Action Over Khashoggi Killing The United Nations human rights expert who conducted an independent probe into the murder of dissident Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi on Tuesday ur...
23:28 2019-07-09

Slovakia's new president takes aim at China's rights record Slovakia's new president, a former activist lawyer, used a meeting with China's top diplomat on Wednesday to criticize Beijing's human rights record,...
22:28 2019-07-10

When it comes to music rights, Taylor Swift is the norm, not the exception Taylor Swift may feel that she's been burned, but she's far from the only one. The conflict between artists and commerce is an ancient one, and super...
07:28 2019-07-02

Rights activist in Chechnya gets parole on drug sentence GROZNY, Russia (AP) — A court in Russia’s province of Chechnya has paroled a prominent rights activist whose conviction drew an international o...
18:00 2019-06-10

Philippines slam UN human rights probe of drug war The United Nations Human Rights Council has voted to investigate the thousands of killings in the Philippines tied to President Rodrigo Duterte's ong...
02:28 2019-07-12

Rights group warns of use of violence during Sudan rallies Amnesty International says Sudanese authorities must guarantee the safety of protesters ahead of planned mass rallies and following a deadly military...
18:00 2019-06-28

Two prominent migrant rights defenders freed in Mexico A Mexican judge has freed two migrant rights activists who organized caravans, said a member of their legal team and a rights group on Wednesday, a w...
22:28 2019-06-12

U.N. rights boss welcome in China, including Xinjiang, envoy says China's envoy in Geneva said on Thursday that he hoped U.N. human rights chief Michelle Bachelet would visit China, including Xinjiang, where he said...
16:28 2019-06-13

AOC advocates for abortion rights — but voted to restrict funding WASHINGTON – Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez — who just criticized Joe Biden for waffling on abortion rights — has herself voted for ...
04:28 2019-06-08

Philippines slams 'unpardonable intrusions' by U.N. rights experts The Philippine government attacked United Nations human rights experts on Saturday for "unpardonable intrusions", after a call for an international i...
12:01 2019-06-08

U.N. rights boss welcome in China, including Xinjiang: envoy China's envoy in Geneva said on Thursday that he hoped U.N. human rights chief Michelle Bachelet would visit China, including Xinjiang region, where ...
11:28 2019-06-13

Head of rights commission criticizes Mexico's president The head of Mexico's governmental National Human Rights Commission has launched a broad criticism of President Andrés Manuel Lopez Obradór, saying hu...
01:01 2019-06-04

UN human rights chief meets with Venezuela’s Guaidó, Maduro CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The United Nations’ top human rights official met Friday in Caracas with Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó, wh...
20:56 2019-06-21

US briefing: Mexico tariffs, abortion rights and National Spelling Bee Friday’s top story: Trump announces tariffs on Mexico until ‘illegal immigration problem is remedied’. Plus, Raptors upset Warriors in their NBA fina...
14:56 2019-05-31

Prominent Republicans File Brief to Support L.G.B.T. Rights in Legal Case The group — including Meg Whitman, Mark McKinnon and Ken Mehlman, the former chairman of the Republican National Committee — says the Civil Rights Ac...
20:42 2019-07-02

UN human rights chief meets in Venezuela with Guaidó, Maduro The top U.N. human rights official has met separately in Caracas with Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó and President Nicolás Maduro, who are ...
03:42 2019-06-22

Former tenant charged in killing of Louisiana civil rights activist A former tenant of a Baton Rouge civil rights activist has been arrested and charged with her murder, police in the Louisiana capital said on Tuesday...
01:14 2019-07-17

Microsoft is axing internal use rights for its products for its reseller partners Microsoft is discontinuing internal use rights for product licenses, as well as cutting previously included on-premises support incidents provided to...
18:28 2019-07-06

U.N. rights chief Bachelet urges Venezuela to release prisoners U.N. human rights chief Michelle Bachelet on Friday urged Venezuela's government to release prisoners who were arrested for peacefully protesting, an...
07:28 2019-06-22

U.N. rights chief Bachelet to leave monitors in Venezuela after visit U.N. human rights chief Michelle Bachelet, who was wrapping up an official visit to Venezuela on Friday, will leave two delegates behind to monitor t...
22:28 2019-06-21

UK warns China of serious consequences if Hong Kong rights not honored Britain warned China on Tuesday there would be serious consequences if Beijing broke its promises to protect freedoms in Hong Kong, after police fire...
14:28 2019-07-02

Illinois expands abortion rights amid stringent bans across the US The Illinois State Senate passed sweeping abortion protections late Friday, which will most likely be signed by Gov. J.B. Pritzker, a Democrat. The S...
01:42 2019-06-02

U.S. rights groups, doctors sue to stop Georgia 'heartbeat' abortion ban A group of civil rights groups, doctors and clinics sued Georgia's government on Friday to overturn a law passed in March that bans abortions if an e...
16:42 2019-06-28

Poland must maintain judicial independence: human rights official Poland's government needs to do more to preserve judicial independence and avoid "undermining public confidence in it," the Council of Europe's Commi...
10:56 2019-06-28

Facebook tweaks terms of service to better explain user rights Facebook's terms of service agreement is infamous for being lengthy and hard to decipher -- and it appears that the company has gone back to the...
00:00 2019-06-28

Israeli order against Human Rights Watch director frozen JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s Supreme Court has issued a ruling allowing the local director of Human Rights Watch to remain in the country while he...
19:14 2019-06-02

Burundi rejects claims of human rights abuses as ‘lies from far away’ Government dismisses UN allegations of summary executions, arbitrary arrests, torture and sexual violence Opponents of Burundi’s government are being...
15:00 2019-07-04

Venezuelan envoy rejects ‘biased’ report at UN rights body A top Venezuelan diplomat branded as “biased” a report by the U.N. human rights chief chronicling torture, sexual abuse, extrajudicial killings and o...
12:42 2019-07-05

Poland Is Holding Massive Pride Parades. But How Far Have LGBTQ Rights Really Come? The biggest pride event in Central and Eastern Europe brought more people than ever to the streets in the Polish capital of Warsaw on June 8. Tens of...
02:28 2019-07-04

Biden defends civil-rights record after U.S. debate attack A day after coming under attack by fellow presidential candidate Kamala Harris in a debate, former Vice President Joe Biden defended his record on Fr...
00:00 2019-06-29

The female game designers fighting back on abortion rights Through video games, live-action role-playing games and interactive documentaries, developers are challenging the conversation around reproductive ri...
12:00 2019-06-28

Chinese human rights lawyer ‘totally changed man’ after being jailed Wife of Wang Quanzhang says his health has deteriorated after four years incarcerationThe wife of the jailed Chinese human rights lawyer Wang Quanzha...
01:14 2019-06-29

Joe Biden Says He Wasn’t Ready for Kamala Harris to ‘Come After’ Him on Civil Rights Former Vice President Joe Biden defended his civil rights record and said he wasn’t ready for California Sen. Kamala Harris to go after him on ...
17:14 2019-07-05

Rights under threat: how China is bringing Hong Kong to heel Beijing has chipped away at the city’s autonomy for 22 years – and protests reflect growing angerIn the 22 years since Hong Kong reverted to Chinese ...
17:56 2019-07-05

Biden stumbles over abortion rights while Warren receives cheers In a first-of-its-kind forum, the former vice-president claimed a ‘100% voting record’ – before his mic suddenly cut outIn the first presidential for...
01:00 2019-06-23

UK Backs Extending Gay Marriage, Abortion Rights To Northern Ireland Britain's House of Commons voted on Tuesday to extend same-sex marriage and abortion rights to Northern Ireland, unless devolved government is restor...
02:56 2019-07-10

UN Human Rights chief arrives in Venezuela to probe crisis Michelle Bachelet will meet with members of the opposition, civil society and the government. The visit comes in the midst of an entrenched political...
08:01 2019-06-20

U.N. rights boss Bachelet to meet Maduro, Guaido in Venezuela: U.N. U.N. human rights chief Michelle Bachelet will visit Venezuela from June 19-21 and hold separate talks with both President Nicolas Maduro and his arc...
18:00 2019-06-14

UN human rights chief Bachelet to visit Venezuela next week The United Nations’ top human rights official has scheduled a trip to Venezuela next week featuring meetings with President Nicolás Maduro and opposi...
17:42 2019-06-14

'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 ...
14:00 2019-06-14

U.K. Parliament Backs Same-Sex Marriage and Abortion Rights in Northern Ireland The votes set the stage for changes that would liberalize laws in Northern Ireland and drag the region into line with the rest of the United Kingdom....
23:14 2019-07-09

Botswana scraps gay sex laws in big victory for LGBTQ rights in Africa Botswana's High Court has overturned a colonial-era law criminalizing consensual same-sex relations in a landmark victory for Africa's LGBTQ movement...
13:14 2019-06-11

MPs vote to extend abortion and same-sex marriage rights to Northern Ireland Westminster government has said it will honour both results despite ministerial doubtsMPs have voted resoundingly to extend same-sex marriage and acc...
00:28 2019-07-10

Nicki Minaj pulls out of Saudi Arabia gig over human rights The US rapper said she had better educated herself on the issues and wanted to support the rights of women and the LGBT community in Saudi Arabia. As...
07:42 2019-07-10

Factbox: Swiss women to strike in call for equal pay and rights Ahead of a strike planned for Friday by women in Switzerland, Reuters spoke to nine women about their concerns, including the need for equal pay and ...
18:56 2019-06-12

Chef and civil rights figure Leah Chase dead at 96 Iconic New Orleans chef Leah Chase — who served her authentic Creole cuisine to civil rights activists Thurgood Marshall and Martin Luther King Jr. —...
07:28 2019-06-03

Iran refuses to end breach of nuclear deal until it gets 'full rights' Tehran meets French envoy as Rouhani warns UK of repercussions over oil tanker seizureIran has told Europe it will not reverse its decision to increa...
16:14 2019-07-10

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....
16:14 2019-06-11

Rights group says Mexico puts activists on trial to win over Trump Mexico will try two veteran organizers of migrant caravans on Tuesday in a move that rights activists said was aimed at appeasing the Trump administr...
04:28 2019-06-11

Human rights advocates fear Mexico's National Guard Mexico is being credited for helping to reduce Central American migration to the United States, but human rights advocates worry that the newly forme...
18:28 2019-07-11

Georgia House race becomes new battleground in fight over abortion rights Renee Unterman, the Republican state senator who sponsored Georgia's controversial "heartbeat" bill, announced a run for Congress on Thursday, openin...
02:28 2019-06-09

UN rights body launches probe into Philippines drug war deaths The UN Human Rights Council will investigate extrajudicial killings in the Philippines. At least 6,000 people have been killed by police in the war o...
02:00 2019-07-12

Democratic candidate Buttigieg: 'No going back' in fight for LGBTQ rights Democrat Pete Buttigieg, running to become the first openly gay U.S. president, told activists at an Iowa Pride festival on Saturday there was "no go...
00:42 2019-06-09

Rights Experts Urge U.N. Inquiry Into ‘Staggering’ Killings in Philippines In a condemnation of President Rodrigo Duterte’s administration, 11 United Nations experts said the body’s Human Rights Council should investigate a ...
14:42 2019-06-07

Madonna tackles gun control, LGBTQ rights in new album 'Madam X' Madonna released her 14th studio album and pulled no punches when talking about LGBTQ and womens’ rights as well as advocating for gun control in Ame...
20:42 2019-06-14

‘This should never happen anywhere’: UN rights chief speaks out about US migrant facility conditions GENEVA (AP) — The United Nations’ human rights chief said Monday she was “appalled” by the conditions migrants and refugees face in U.S. detention fa...
09:14 2019-07-09

Kawhi Leonard files lawsuit against Nike over rights to his logo In the lawsuit, Leonard said Nike filed a copyright application for a logo that he designed and did so "unbeknownst to Leonard and without his consen...
05:42 2019-06-04

Threats to human rights rising in Poland, official warns WARSAW – Poland’s crisis over the rule of law also poses a growing threat to human rights in the European Union’s biggest ex-communist member, ...
20:42 2019-06-19

At least 544 civilians killed in Russian-led assault in Syria, rights groups say Syrian Network for Human Rights says two-month offensive has left 130 children deadAt least 544 civilians have been killed and over 2,000 people inju...
06:14 2019-07-07

U.N. rights investigator to issue report on Khashoggi murder: statement The United Nations extrajudicial executions investigator, Agnes Callamard, will to issue her report on the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi...
19:00 2019-06-18

Surging Air Traffic Prompts Rethink of Airport Gate Rights Rapid growth in global air travel is making airlines and airport operators shake up a decades-old system for allocating takeoff and landing slots at ...
14:42 2019-07-07

UK urges China to respect rights on Tiananmen crackdown anniversary Britain urged China to allow its citizens to protest peacefully and enjoy freedom of expression in a statement marking the 30th anniversary of the Ch...
10:56 2019-06-04

Rights violations in contested Kashmir continue unchecked, U.N. report says Tensions in disputed Kashmir after a deadly suicide bombing earlier this year are having a severe impact on human rights in the region, a United Nati...
17:28 2019-07-08

New Human Rights Panel Raises Fears of a Narrowing U.S. Advocacy Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the panel would give the administration guidance, but some lawmakers argued it could limit advocacy for women’s r...
01:28 2019-07-09

US mass deportations would lead to 'tremendous human rights abuses' Grace Meng from Human Rights Watch told DW that even though recent immigration raids in US cities weren't as extensive as planned, they still struck ...
22:42 2019-07-15

Funeral set for civil rights icon and chef Leah Chase NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A public viewing and funeral have been set for civil rights icon and chef Leah Chase. NOLA.com/The Times-Picayune reports that the...
22:28 2019-06-04

Human Rights Notice To Health Ministry Over Muzaffarpur Deaths The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Monday sent notices to the Union Health Ministry and the government of Bihar over reports of increasing d...
18:00 2019-06-17

U.N. Rights Head ‘Shocked’ by Treatment of Migrant Children at U.S. Border Michelle Bachelet, the United Nations human rights chief, condemned the conditions faced by migrant children at the border, urging Washington to “con...
23:42 2019-07-08

The Amazon Prime Day strike could be a turning point for workers' rights Today, Amazon will start its fifth annual Prime Day, which has been expanded to 48 hours this year. Designed to enlist (and keep) Prime members, it i...
18:28 2019-07-15

Pompeo launches commission to study human rights role U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday launched a panel to re-examine the role of human rights in U.S. foreign policy, drawing criticism from ...
00:56 2019-07-09

Ivanka rocks The Hague with push for women’s financial rights Ivanka Trump brought her bid to help level the global financial playing field for 50 million women to The Hague Wednesday, where she announced a deal...
01:14 2019-06-06

Rights group: Houthi attack on airport ‘apparent war crime’ CAIRO (AP) — A leading rights group has called the recent drone attack by Yemen’s Houthi rebels on an airport in Saudi Arabia an “apparen...
13:00 2019-06-15

Rights group calls Duterte’s drug war crime against humanity Amnesty International says in a study of the Philippine president’s anti-drug crackdown that the scale of abuses has reached “the threshold of crimes...
04:14 2019-07-09

Accountability in Sudan ‘crucial’ to avoid ‘further bloodshed’, says UN rights office Now in its fifth day, a crackdown by the military authorities in the Sudanese capital of Khartoum, with dozens reported killed, has prompted a “grave...
19:00 2019-06-07

Venezuela must guarantee judicial impartiality - UN human rights expert As political tensions continue to escalate in Venezuela, a United Nations independent human rights expert has called on the Government to “take all n...
15:56 2019-05-21

Rights group: Abuses in Egypt’s Sinai amount to war crimes CAIRO (AP) — A leading international rights group has accused Egypt’s security forces of committing widespread abuses against civilians in the ...
10:56 2019-05-28

Rights group accuses Egyptian forces of war crimes in Sinai Egyptian security forces have committed widespread abuses against civilians in northern Sinai, some of which amount to war crimes, Human Rights Watch...
18:42 2019-05-28

Nature conservation projects marred by human rights violations Arrests, torture, murder: Is there a link between environmental protection organization WWF and brutal action taken by park rangers in Africa against...
14:33 2019-05-21

23 Inmates Killed in Venezuelan Prison Uprising, Says Rights Group (CARACAS, Venezuela) — A showdown between armed inmates and guards in an overcrowded cellblock of a Venezuelan jail Friday left at least 23 pri...
23:56 2019-05-24

Hungary drops courts plan opposed by EU, rights groups The plans for administrative courts have been at the center of the confrontation between the nationalist, ruling Fidesz party and the European Union....
20:56 2019-05-30

Louisiana braces for latest turn of the screw on abortion rights The state legislature is to vote on a bill banning terminations after six weeks but so-called Trap laws have already severely restricted accessKathal...
21:01 2019-05-29

UN reveals rights abuse at thriving markets in North Korea SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A U.N. report says North Koreans working in hundreds of capitalistic-style markets are often abused and forced to engage in...
10:56 2019-05-28

U.S. should reject 'prejudice' on China religious rights: state media The United States should reject "prejudice" and respect facts instead of vilifying China's record on religious rights, the Communist Party newspaper ...
04:14 2019-07-20

Amnesty: don’t let Azerbaijan hide human rights abuses behind football • Uefa criticised for staging Europa League final in Baku• ‘Azerbaijan is in the grip of a sinister human rights crackdown’Amnesty International has ...
16:42 2019-05-22

Richard Ashcroft reclaims rights to 'Bitter Sweet Symphony' The Verve alum Richard Ashcroft thanked Mick Jagger and Keith Richards after the Rolling Stones members gave him the rights to "Bitter Sweet Symphony...
00:42 2019-05-25

Independent UN rights expert calls for compassion, not sanctions on Venezuela The crisis in Venezuela will not be solved by sanctions that “can lead to starvation”, a UN-appointed rights expert said on Thursday. Special Rapport...
15:56 2019-05-21

Turkey acquits 3 rights activists of terror-related charges A court in Istanbul has acquitted the Turkey representative of Reporters Without Borders and two other human rights activists of charges of engaging ...
16:00 2019-07-17

Factbox: Roe v. Wade at risk: Legal challenges to U.S. abortion rights In recent months, some conservative-leaning U.S. states have taken action to curb abortion rights, the most recent being Missouri, where the state's ...
23:00 2019-05-29

Rights group urges U.S. to sanction China over Xinjiang camps The United States, embroiled in a trade war with China, should also impose sanctions on China for detaining an estimated one million Uighurs in its X...
18:28 2019-05-29

U.S. rights groups ask courts to freeze Trump asylum rule The American Civil Liberties Union and other groups that sued to block the Trump administration's latest initiative to bar almost all asylum-seekers ...
22:00 2019-07-17

Paducah council weighing religious liberty, civil rights PADUCAH, Ky. (AP) — Paducah officials are debating possible amendments to an anti-discrimination ordinance to protect religious liberty. The Paducah ...
17:14 2019-05-24

Wikipedia Asks European Rights Court to Lift Turkey Ban The foundation that runs Wikipedia said Thursday it had filed a lawsuit with the European Court of Human Rights to lift Turkey's two-year block on th...
13:00 2019-05-24

Abortion-rights activists rally across US against extreme new state bans About 400 events are set to take place across the US in what groups are describing as a Stop Abortion Bans Day of ActionUS abortion-rights campaigner...
21:14 2019-05-21

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...
18:28 2019-05-27

Monday’s Daily Brief: human rights in the Near East and a Forum for Refugees Monday’s top stories include: human rights issues in Syria, Iraq and the Occupied Palestinian Territory; a global forum to find coordinated solutions...
18:42 2019-06-27

British football fan detained in UAE lodges human rights complaint Ali Issa Ahmad brings case to UN alleging he was tortured after wearing Qatar T-shirt to matchA British football fan who says he was detained and tor...
15:42 2019-07-18

Iraq weighs captives' rights against fear of new Islamic State Iraqi farmer Shaker Salih says he feared Islamic State, but feared its defeat even more. His problem is persuading people to believe that he did not ...
11:14 2019-05-23

Would overturning abortion rights turn back clock to 1973? If the U.S. Supreme Court were to overturn Roe v. Wade, the ruling establishing the right to an abortion, it wouldn’t mean a full-fledged turni...
18:00 2019-05-26

Mexico cannot move forward ‘without addressing the shadows of the past’, says UN rights chief Concluding “five intense, interesting and rewarding working days” in Mexico, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights said on Wednesday that the cou...
15:56 2019-05-21

NRA responds to Gillibrand put-down by posting her 2008 letter praising gun-rights group One day after Kirsten Gillibrand slammed the National Rifle Association (NRA) as the "worst organization in this country," the NRA on Monday reposted...
22:56 2019-06-03

Hundreds of North Korean execution sites identified, says rights group South-Korea-based group says it has found more than 300 such sites after interviewing more than 600 defectors A human rights group says it has identi...
13:14 2019-06-11

Louisiana police investigate slaying of civil rights activist-historian Police in Louisiana are investigating the presumed slaying of a prominent civil rights activist and founder of an African-American history museum who...
05:28 2019-07-15

Syrian Government Documents Show Widespread Abuses, Rights Center Says In a report, the Syria Justice and Accountability Center said that documents from President Bashar al-Assad’s government detailed systematic human ri...
02:56 2019-05-22

Democrat O'Rourke unveils voting rights plan to get 35 million more to the polls Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke issued an ambitious plan on Wednesday to revamp the U.S. voting system by cracking down on voter supp...
15:56 2019-06-05

Pompeo launches panel to review human rights in U.S. foreign policy U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday launched a panel to re-examine the role of human rights in U.S. foreign policy, which some lawmakers an...
17:28 2019-07-08

U.S. presidential hopeful Harris unveils plan to protect abortion rights Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris unveiled a new plan to protect abortion access on Tuesday, joining fellow White House hopefuls pushin...
06:56 2019-05-29

Hong Kong singer-protester faces China at UN rights body Hong Kong pop singer Denise Ho has taken a message of defiance against China to the U.N.’s top human rights body, denouncing “deceitful promises” by ...
18:42 2019-07-08

Rural Americans are changing their views on LGBTQ rights. Just look at this Kentucky town Henderson, Kentucky residents passed protections for gay residents, then rejected them. Now, they're coming around full circle.   ...
21:42 2019-06-22

Trump should use trade tensions with China to emphasize human rights, Pelosi says President Trump must use ongoing U.S. trade fights with China to move the communist country toward honoring human rights at home, House Speaker Nancy...
18:56 2019-06-04

Trump’s Education Department resolves nearly twice as many civil rights complaints as Obama's The Department of Education on Wednesday released new data showing that it has resolved nearly twice as many civil rights complaints as the Obama adm...
22:56 2019-07-10

As Drillers Struggle, Shale Investors Seek Safety in Mineral Rights Investors who want a piece of the U.S. oil boom but are wary of struggling shale companies are turning to another option: They are gobbling up minera...
05:01 2019-07-23

A Day After Bruising Debate, Biden Pushes Back Against Criticism on Civil Rights Mr. Biden suffered a setback in his exchange with Kamala Harris, raising questions about his electability and highlighting the unsettled nature of th...
02:28 2019-06-29

| Rights group urges Sudan military to ensure safety during rallies An international rights group has demanded Sudan's military rulers guarantee the safety of protesters ahead of planned mass rallies and following a d...
01:56 2019-06-29

UN rights team heading to Venezuela may pave way for official mission led by Bachelet A United Nations human rights team is to begin an official visit to Venezuela on Monday at the invitation of the Government, potentially paving the w...
15:56 2019-05-21

Philippine rights office condemns child’s death in drug raid The Philippine Commission on Human Rights has condemned the killing of a 3-year-old girl during a police raid in which her father, a drug suspect, wa...
14:00 2019-07-04

Elizabeth Warren Shames Joe Biden and Gives an Electrifying Defense of Abortion Rights Former Vice President Joe Biden has been incredibly disappointing when it comes to repealing the Hyde Amendment, the 1977 law that bars the governmen...
14:28 2019-06-06

Abortion rights advocates criticize Biden over support for Hyde Amendment NARAL and Emily’s List took aim at Biden over his support for the rule, which prohibits federal funds from being used on abortion in most circumstanc...
21:00 2019-06-05

Black Democrats push abortion rights over impeachment as 2020 heats up As lawmakers debate whether to impeach Trump, Democrats at Atlanta’s I Will Vote gala held reproductive rights and voting above other issuesA fierce ...
09:42 2019-06-10

50 years after Stonewall: Yuval Noah Harari on the new threats to LGBT rights With rising homophobia and rapid developments in surveillance, a new era of persecution is all too possible. It is time to unite and actIn 1969, when...
16:28 2019-06-22

The U.N. Human Rights Council Has Narrowly Agreed to Probe Killings in the Philippines (GENEVA) — The U.N.’s top human rights body has narrowly passed a resolution that includes calls for greater scrutiny in the Philippines....
07:42 2019-07-12

China's Uighur policy is human rights 'stain of the century' – Pompeo US secretary of state says mass detentions of Muslim minority is among ‘worst crises of our time’The US secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, has accused ...
11:00 2019-07-19

In El Paso court, migrants no longer get legal advocates or rights briefings More than three months after the Migration Protection Protocols were expanded to include the El Paso-Ciudad Juárez border, confusion about the progra...
15:56 2019-07-11

Human rights group accuses Egyptian forces of war crimes in Sinai CAIRO – Egyptian security forces have committed widespread abuses against civilians in northern Sinai, some of which amount to war crimes, Huma...
20:14 2019-05-28

New UN report on families in a changing world puts ‘women’s rights at their core’ While women’s rights have advanced over the decades, gender inequalities and other fundamental human rights violations within families persist, accor...
19:42 2019-06-27

Top Court To Examine Abortion Laws After Plea Alleges Violation Of Rights The Supreme Court Monday agreed to examine the constitutional validity of certain legal provisions that allow abortion only to save the woman's life ...
17:00 2019-07-15

Rights group tries to block new Saudi ship from leaving France with arms A French rights group sought on Tuesday to block the loading of what it said were munitions onto a Saudi Arabian ship docked in southern France, as p...
18:42 2019-05-28

States are prosecuting women in the name of 'fetal rights'. We should all be alarmed | Moira Donegan The indictment of Marshae Jones is part of a larger trend of states criminalizing women for unintended pregnancy outcomesIn December, 28-year-old Mar...
15:00 2019-07-04

Abortion rights activists hold protests in all 50 states to ‘stop the bans’ Supporters of abortion rights flooded state capitols, town squares and courthouses around the country Tuesday to protest a wave of new laws restricti...
02:14 2019-05-22

CNN panel laughs at Biden claim that he marched in 1988 for civil rights Reporter Jake Tapper and his panel burst out laughing Tuesday over a report about presidential candidate Joe Biden’s 30-year-old false claims that he...
12:00 2019-06-05

Canada says it has real concerns over China's human rights, Beijing protests Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau marked the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown on Tuesday by expressing "real concerns" about C...
03:14 2019-06-05

Abortion rights demonstrations seize agenda at Cannes film festival The green pro-abortion rights movement took over Cannes this week, as a series of protests at the famous French film festival drew the eye. A new doc...
21:00 2019-05-21

U.S. presidential hopeful Harris to unveil plan to protect abortion rights Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris will unveil a new plan to protect abortion rights on Tuesday, joining fellow White House hopefuls pus...
21:28 2019-05-28

Louisiana civil rights activist found in car trunk was suffocated, coroner says A Louisiana civil rights activist and founder of an African-American museum was killed by "traumatic asphyxia" before her body was found in the trunk...
23:14 2019-07-15

Germany faces backlash over Russia's return to European rights council Pro-democracy advocates, a former CIA officer and world chess champion Garry Kasparov have slammed the German government's response to Russia's votin...
20:56 2019-06-27

Fight Against Restrictive Abortion Laws Energizes Women’s Rights Rally LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – Hundreds of people rallied Saturday afternoon in downtown Lexington to take a stand for women’s reproductive ri...
18:00 2019-05-26

Parliamentary bid to democratize Myanmar constitution a ‘positive development’ says UN rights expert A newly formed parliamentary committee to amend Myanmar’s problematic constitution was welcomed as a positive move on Thursday by Yanghee Lee, United...
15:56 2019-05-21

Human rights group locates North Korean execution sites A human rights group said Tuesday it has identified hundreds of spots where witnesses claim North Korea carried out public executions and extrajudici...
01:14 2019-06-11

Colombia army general promoted amid human rights concerns BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The head of Colombia’s army has been promoted amid criticism that an order he issued could spark a return to serious hu...
05:14 2019-06-06

She Won a Major Victory for Abortion Rights at the Supreme Court. Here’s What She Thinks About the Future of Roe Three years ago this month, on June 27, 2016, the Supreme Court ruled in the biggest abortion case in more than two decades: Whole Woman’s Heal...
18:14 2019-06-17

Brazil's Petrobras eyes transfer-of-rights addendum that opens up $9 bln payment Brazil's state-run oil company Petrobras said on Tuesday its board of directors approved an addendum to a transfer-of-rights oil contract that will s...
15:14 2019-05-21

Statelessness for terrorists’ families, never an acceptable option, urges UN rights chief Thousands of suspected foreign ISIL terrorist fighters and their families who are being held in detention in Syria and Iraq, must be treated fairly b...
23:14 2019-06-27

On Tiananmen anniversary, Canada says it has real concerns over China's human rights Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau marked the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown in Beijing on Tuesday by expressing what he call...
20:14 2019-06-04

Repatriation of extremist fighters and families to Kazakhstan, welcomed by UN rights expert Stressing the need for some Governments to reform their laws and policies on fighting terrorism and extremism, an independent UN human rights expert ...
15:56 2019-05-21

To your health! Romania, Hungary push for brandy rights ahead of EU vote Romania and Hungary are pushing the EU to make it easier for orchard farmers to distil their own fruit brandy, a traditional practice in east and cen...
15:28 2019-05-21

Vermont Moves to Protect Abortion Rights as Other States Impose Bans In Vermont, Democrats are pushing for an amendment protecting abortion rights in the State Constitution. Elsewhere, demonstrators were marching outsi...
22:14 2019-05-22

UN rights chief ‘deeply concerned’ over Jehovah’s Witness sentencing in Russia The sentencing in Russia of a Danish Jehovah’s Witness on Thursday to six years in prison on charges of “organising the activity of a banned extremis...
14:33 2019-05-21

UN Draft Text on Digital Rights Ducks Call for Spyware Moratorium UN member states are set to sidestep a call for a moratorium on commercial spyware, deciding instead to commission a study of how digital technology ...
17:01 2019-07-02

U.N. draft text on digital rights ducks call for spyware moratorium U.N. member states are set to sidestep a call for a moratorium on commercial spyware, deciding instead to commission a study of how digital technolog...
14:28 2019-07-02

Animal rights activist facing felonies in Jeff Bezos protest Authorities in Las Vegas are filing felony charges against a 30-year-old California woman who was arrested after approaching Amazon CEO and founder J...
01:56 2019-06-08

Ivanka in G-20 spotlight with call for ‘women’s empowerment,’ global equal rights White House adviser Ivanka Trump will take center stage at the G-20 economic summit this weekend to make a global call for women’s financial empowerm...
15:14 2019-06-28

Human Rights Notice Bihar DGP Over Death Of JD(U) Leader In Police Custody The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Monday sent a notice to the Bihar police chief over the death of a JD(U) leader in police custody, hours ...
00:28 2019-07-16

Biden, Under Fire for Civil Rights Record, Stresses Ties to Obama In remarks prepared for delivery Saturday, Mr. Biden is expected to say that his rivals want to dissect his decades-long record, but have ignored the...
20:00 2019-07-06

Firefighter says human rights were violated over lack of vegan food at blaze A Canadian smoke-eater is fired up over the lack of vegan food provided to him while he battled a massive forest blaze. Ontario firefighter and self-...
20:00 2019-05-22

Trump administration to review 'role of human rights in public policy' Advocates warn the new panel, helmed by an abortion and gay rights opponent, is a threat to progressive reformsUS secretary of state Mike Pompeo has ...
23:56 2019-07-08

Abortion forum: 2020 Democrats to take part in first US debate on reproductive rights Nearly all of the Democratic candidates will participate in a first-of-its-kind forum, amid a climate that’s increasingly hostile to women’s healthAs...
17:42 2019-06-21

UN agencies call for action to bolster rights of Europe’s stateless children United Nations agencies are calling on States and regional organizations across Europe to take urgent action to ensure that thousands of currently st...
17:56 2019-05-21

UPDATE 2-Canada tackles flight overbooking with passenger bill of rights All airlines flying in and out of Canada will be required to compensate travelers for incidents like denied boarding or lost luggage, starting on Jul...
20:42 2019-05-24

UN must provide redress for minorities placed in toxic Kosovo camps, says rights expert An independent rights expert appointed by the Human Rights Council has called on the United Nations to “provide justice and remedies” to displaced pe...
18:56 2019-05-21

Rights groups question Mexican migration crackdown after woman's death Rights groups on Wednesday raised concerns over Mexico's use of security forces to curb illegal migration after prosecutors said they were investigat...
02:42 2019-06-20

Safaricom, Vodacom plan $13 million purchase of M-Pesa rights from Vodafone Kenya's Safaricom will start a joint venture with Vodacom to acquire the intellectual property rights to the popular M-Pesa mobile financial services...
19:28 2019-05-23

U.S. sanctions top Myanmar military leaders over 'gross human rights violations' The State Department announced that it sanctioned four senior Myanmar military officials for "gross human rights violations" committed against the Ro...
12:42 2019-07-17

Activist Hong Kong singer faces down China at UN rights body Hong Kong pop singer Denise Ho has taken a message of defiance against China to the U.N.’s top human rights body, pitting her star power against its ...
04:42 2019-07-09

Minaj quits Saudi festival to show support for women's rights Singer Nicki Minaj has pulled out of a music festival in Saudi Arabia to show her support for women's rights, LGBTQ community and freedom of expressi...
01:42 2019-07-10

Rights group asks for worker-safety probe at Tokyo Olympics A former Olympian who heads a human-rights watchdog is asking the IOC and Tokyo Olympic organizers to investigate worker safety at venues under const...
12:28 2019-06-07

Trump is on an Orwellian mission to redefine human rights | Michael H Fuchs It has long been abundantly clear Trump has no respect for human rights. Now Pompeo wants to build a new framework to justify the rollback of protect...
15:42 2019-07-18

Jeff Bezos confronted by animal-rights protester during Las Vegas conference Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos was interrupted by an animal rights activist Thursday after she rushed the stage where he was giving a talk in Las Vegas and ye...
11:00 2019-06-07

Democratic congresswoman chides ‘sex-starved males’ opposed to abortion rights Rep. Norma J. Torres (Calif.) caused a stir in the House with her comment, which she then withdrew, during a debate on a bill for the Department of H...
03:14 2019-06-13

Amnesty International, rights groups plagued by 'toxic' work culture After vowing to make changes in light of a damning report on staff well-being earlier this year, Amnesty International has replaced most of its top l...
21:56 2019-06-02

Civil Rights Groups Mostly Unimpressed by New Twitter Policy Against 'Dehumanizing' Language Civil rights organizations were, somehow, both pleased and exasperated with Twitter on Tuesday after the social network announced the latest update t...
10:56 2019-07-10

Rights group: India controls Kashmir, Jammu rebels with torture A rights group said Monday it wants the U.N. to look into how India responds to uprisings in the territory of Kashmir, saying forces there routinely ...
16:28 2019-05-21

"China Home To One Of The Worst Human Rights Crisis": Mike Pompeo United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said China was home to one of the worst human rights crisis of the present times, slamming Beijing f...
06:00 2019-07-19

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...
00:00 2019-06-30

East German civil rights activists praised in Bundestag 30 years on The parliamentary debate praised civil rights groups and the church for their roles in bringing about a peaceful revolution 30 years ago in former Ea...
18:28 2019-06-06

Nicaragua: UN rights chief ‘deeply concerned’ over increasing criminalization of dissenters While the Nicaraguan Government claims to want to resolve its political and social unrest, dissenters continue to be arrested and convicted, clearly ...
15:56 2019-05-21

Senate Foreign Relations chairman offers Saudi rights bill The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee's Republican chairman, Senator Jim Risch, introduced legislation on Wednesday punishing Saudi Arabia ove...
21:14 2019-07-10

Utah has stepped up to protect Fourth Amendment rights online. Will your state do the same? Privacy expectations should not be lost just because digital and electronic information is transferred through wires or enters a remote server (the C...
06:14 2019-06-19

With a premature death every five seconds, air pollution is violation of human rights, says UN expert An independent UN expert said on Monday that the failure of governments across the world to ensure clear air, constitutes a “violation of the rights ...
21:28 2019-06-03

Give endangered jaguars legal rights, Argentina campaigners ask court With fewer than 20 left in the South American country’s Gran Chaco forest – the big cats could be classed as a ‘non-human person’Argentina’s supreme ...
21:42 2019-07-19

Canada sanctions members of Nicaragua government for human rights violations The measures include asset freezes and dealings prohibitions with nine members of the Nicaraguan government, including Gustavo Eduardo Porras Cortes,...
06:42 2019-06-22

Iran secretly executed teenage boys, human rights group says Iran secretly executed two 17-year-old teenagers, said the rights group Amnesty International, which criticized the country for its "utter disdain fo...
14:39 2019-05-21

An Unintended Consequence of Trump’s Repeated Threats of Raids: More Immigrants Know Their Rights Over the last month, President Donald Trump’s publicizing of large-scale immigration enforcement operations seemed to have the intended result:...
03:14 2019-07-19

Mexico’s Congress Votes to Expand Domestic Workers’ Labor Rights Mexico’s Congress voted to grant the country’s cleaners, cooks, babysitters, gardeners, caretakers and other domestic workers basic labor rights like...
14:33 2019-05-21

It’s time gay people stepped aside... hetero whiners have rights too | Barbara Ellen In making its hateful point, the Super Happy Fun America group trivialises oppressionAt times like these, it’s a relief that LGBTQ people have absolu...
19:14 2019-06-08

Animal rights group says Greece covering up Santorini donkey 'abuse' Animal rights group PETA has accused Greek authorities of covering up what it called the "cruel" treatment of donkeys on the popular island of Santor...
15:56 2019-06-21

Democrat Cory Booker announces plan to protect abortion rights Democratic U.S. Senator Cory Booker on Wednesday announced a series of executive actions he would take to protect abortion rights if he is elected pr...
17:28 2019-05-22

Cuban security forces are forcing dissidents into exile: human rights group MADRID, June 19 – Cuba’s state security is pressuring dissidents to go into exile in its attempt to weaken opposition on the Communist-ru...
18:14 2019-06-19

Abortion rights supporters plan hundreds of #StopTheBans rallies across nation Tuesday Hundreds of rallies were set across the nation as supporters vented frustrations at actions by several states aimed at restricting access to abortion...
17:14 2019-05-21

Abortion-rights activists rally at Supreme Court to protest new state bans U.S. abortion-rights campaigners, including several Democrats running for president in 2020, are set to rally in front of the Supreme Court on Tuesda...
17:56 2019-05-21

Greta Thunberg, Fridays for Future movement win Amnesty human rights award Amnesty has awarded Swedish student activist Greta Thunberg and the Fridays for Future movement a human rights award. The movement has seen tens of t...
16:00 2019-06-07

Child Rights Body Says J&J Baby Shampoo "Harmful", Firm Insists It's Safe Top Indian child rights body has directed the American multinational company Johnson and Johnson to immediately withdraw a batch of its baby shampoo ...
15:56 2019-05-28

Human Rights Watch accuses Nicaragua of torture against protesters, urges sanctions Pro-government forces in Nicaragua committed human rights abuses including torture in suppressing recent protests against President Daniel Ortega, an...
02:42 2019-06-20

Rights of ‘gilets jaunes’ protesters in France, ‘disproportionately curtailed’, say UN independent experts French protesters’ rights have been “disproportionately curtailed” during the wave of recent “gilet jaunes”, or yellow jacket demonstrations across t...
15:56 2019-05-21

Hong Kong Court Issues Landmark Ruling in a Victory for LGBT Rights (HONG KONG) — Hong Kong’s Court of Final Appeal said Thursday the government cannot deny spousal employment benefits to same-sex couples,...
11:56 2019-06-06

LGBT community in Chechnya faces ‘new wave of persecution’: UN human rights experts People in Chechnya who are suspected of being lesbian, gay or bisexual, are facing a “new wave of persecution” following a spate of killings involvin...
17:56 2019-05-21

Social justice, human rights feature prominently at this year's Oscars in Hollywood Gender equality, the marginalization of indigenous languages, migration, the refugee crisis, the lives of domestic workers, poverty… All these issues...
14:33 2019-05-21

Saudi Arabia releases Qatari national detained for a year: rights group A Qatari national arrested in Yemen on suspicions of working with the Iran-aligned Houthis has been released after more than a year in detention in S...
11:28 2019-07-23

U.S. abortion rights activists blast new state bans in Supreme Court rally Hundreds of U.S. abortion-rights campaigners, including Democrats seeking the party's 2020 presidential nomination, rallied in front of the Supreme C...
19:14 2019-05-21

‘Endemic’ sexual violence surging in South Sudan: UN human rights office A surge in sexual violence in South Sudan’s Unity state targeting victims as young as eight years old, has prompted a call from the UN human rights o...
15:56 2019-05-21

Russian-led assault in Syria leaves over 500 civilians dead: rights groups, rescuers At least 544 civilians have been killed and over 2,000 people injured since a Russian-led assault on the last rebel bastion in northwestern Syria beg...
08:28 2019-07-07

Amir Khan defends £7m Saudi Arabia fight despite human rights concerns • Khan faces Neeraj Goyat at King Abdullah Sports City in July• ‘I would be stupid to not take this opportunity’Amir Khan has defended the choice of ...
21:28 2019-06-06

Phoenix police chief promises change amid civil rights claim PHOENIX (AP) — Police Chief Jeri Williams promised change in her department after being booed by some of hundreds of people gathered Tuesday night to...
09:56 2019-06-19

Venezuela: At least 20 dead, situation could ‘rapidly spiral out of control’ warns UN rights chief UN human rights chief Michelle Bachelet warned on Friday that the situation in Venezuela could “rapidly spiral out of control”, amid ongoing deadly v...
15:56 2019-05-21