Tag: Social affairs

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Sackler money complicates donation policies for museums

Sackler money complicates donation policies for museums

Ask the CEO and president of the Metropolitan Museum of Art whether he's accepting money from the Sacklers, the billionaire dynasty notorious for [...]
Saving pets: Program lends hand to low-income animal owners

Saving pets: Program lends hand to low-income animal owners

A nationwide program is providing aid to pet owners in low-income neighborhoods to reduce the number of animals sent to shelters. The Pets for L [...]

California store paying $1.2M to settle sex-assault claims

A Northern California store as agreed to pay $1.2 million to settle claims that a supervisor sexually assaulted employees in a walk-in freezer. [...]
Netanyahu, rightist allies appear to fall short of majority

Netanyahu, rightist allies appear to fall short of majority

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu fell short of securing a parliamentary majority with his natural religious and nationalist allies in na [...]

5 rights groups urge UN chief to condemn China over Muslims

Five human rights organizations are urging U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to condemn the Chinese government's detention of more than a m [...]
Purdue Pharma to stay in business as bankruptcy unfolds

Purdue Pharma to stay in business as bankruptcy unfolds

A judge has cleared the way for OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma to stay in business while it pursues bankruptcy protection and settlement of more t [...]

Media should hear Arizona executions, US appeals court rules

A federal appeals court says media should be able to hear and not just see the entire process of executing condemned inmates in Arizona. But the [...]
Judge refuses to free extremists who attacked protesters

Judge refuses to free extremists who attacked protesters

A federal judge on Tuesday refused to free members of a white supremacist group on bond while they appeal their convictions for attacking protest [...]

Texas truck driver pleads guilty in immigrant smuggling case

Prosecutors say a trucker faces up to 10 years in federal prison after trying to smuggle more than 70 immigrants in a locked trailer through a Bo [...]
Mormon leader reaffirms church's opposition to gay marriage

Mormon leader reaffirms church's opposition to gay marriage

The leader of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints reaffirmed Tuesday the religion's opposition to gay marriage, saying God's law dict [...]
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