May 11, 2016

Japan to enact bill to counter hate speech

The Diet is set to enact a bill aimed at countering hate speech during the current session that ends June 1. Executives of the Upper House Judicial Affairs Committee agreed Wednesday to take a vote on the legislation Thursday. The bill is expected to ...

Harvard to bar members of all-male clubs from leading groups

May 7, 2016

Harvard to bar members of all-male clubs from leading groups

Students who join Harvard’s male-only social clubs won’t be able to serve as sports captains or leaders of other campus groups starting in the fall of 2017. The new policy, announced Friday by Harvard’s first female president, also applies to other unofficial single-gender groups ...

Agreement signed for Harriet Tubman National Park in NY

Apr 24, 2016

Agreement signed for Harriet Tubman National Park in NY

A proposal to turn Harriet Tubman’s upstate New York home into a National Historical Park is moving ahead days after it was announced that the abolitionist would be featured on the $20 bill. The Citizen newspaper in Auburn, New York, reports that U.S. Attorney ...