Tag: Social issues

Bardot or de Beauvoir? France in bind over Weinstein fallout

PARIS — France, the country of both Brigitte Bardot and Simone de Beauvoir, is in a bind over where seduction ends and sexual harassment...
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ISTANBUL — Turkish officials have banned all events by lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex rights groups in the country's capital. ...
China’s foreign minister meets with Myanmar’s leaders

NAYPYITAW, Myanmar — China's foreign minister met with Myanmar's top leaders on Sunday during a visit to the country, a day after discussing the...
Anti-gerrymandering group defies odds with 2018 ballot drive

LANSING, Mich. — An all-volunteer group of activists has defied the odds by collecting hundreds of thousands of voter signatures for a 2018 initiative...
House fire in southern Beijing suburb kills 19, injures 8

BEIJING — A fire at a building advertising low-cost rental apartments in a southern Beijing suburb killed 19 people and injured eight others, official...
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DETROIT — Red Wings forward Luke Witkowski says he will not appeal his 10-game suspension for his actions in Detroit's brawl with Calgary on...
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OMAHA, Neb. — Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium officials say a necropsy performed on a young African elephant that died at the Omaha zoo...
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BOSTON — Boston University says it has found evidence that a geology professor sexually harassed a graduate student on a research trip in Antarctica...
1,000 bikes found beneath Southern California homeless camp

SANTA ANA, Calif. — Authorities clearing homeless encampments along a Southern California river have found at least two makeshift underground bunkers, including one that...
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DES PLAINES, Ill. — A suburban Chicago school superintendent who is to resign next month amid complaints about his conduct has denied sexual harassment. ...

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