Social Affairs

Federal government notifies 21 states of election hacking

Sep 23, 2017

The U.S. government has told election officials in 21 states that hackers targeted their systems last year, although in most cases the systems were not breached

Trump says NFL should fire players who kneel during anthem

Sep 23, 2017

President Donald Trump says National Football League owners should fire players who kneel during the national anthem

Amnesty says fires continue at Rohingya villages in Myanmar

Sep 23, 2017

Amnesty International says new satellite images and videos taken as recently as Friday afternoon in Myanmar's Rakhine state show smoke rising from Rohingya Muslim villages, contradicting Aung San Suu Kyi's claims that military operations there have ended

Obama-era guidance on campus sexual assault gets scrapped

Sep 23, 2017

The Trump administration is scrapping Obama-era guidance on investigating campus sexual assault, replacing it with new interim instructions for universities

Rohingya man's Myanmar escape highlights relief and regrets

Sep 23, 2017

Rohingya man's dangerous escape from Myanmar highlights relief and regrets of refugees entering Bangladesh

California gang members found guilty of killing 5

Sep 23, 2017

Two gang members have been found guilty of killing five people at a homeless encampment near Los Angeles

The Latest: UAE says Iran is main obstacle to Arab peace

Sep 23, 2017

The foreign minister of the United Arab Emirates says Iran's "hostile and expansionist policy" is the major obstacle to solving all crises in the Arab world

Trump weighs new travel restrictions as ban nears expiration

Sep 23, 2017

President Donald Trump is weighing new, more tailored travel restrictions as his travel ban reaches its expiration

Man charged under new Ohio law that makes bestiality a crime

Sep 23, 2017

A man accused of performing a sex act on a dog has been charged under a new Ohio law that criminalizes bestiality

Guatemalans travel to Oklahoma to honor 1st US martyr

Sep 22, 2017

Oklahoma-born priest killed during Guatemala's civil war is set to be beatified, on the path to possible sainthood