Report: Saudi women's lives dictated by male guardianship

Jul 17, 2016

Report: Saudi women's lives dictated by male guardianship

Saudi Arabia’s guardianship system, which bars women from traveling abroad, obtaining a passport, marrying or exiting prison without the consent of a male relative, remains the most significant impediment to realizing women’s rights in the kingdom, according to a report released Sunday by a ...

U.S. protesters come together over police shootings

Jul 8, 2016

U.S. protesters come together over police shootings

For a third night, protesters trying to make sense of recent events gathered at the store where a black man was shot to death by police, emotions stoked by another fatal shooting in Minnesota. “It’s everything adding up,” said Damond Laurance, a 29-year-old welder. ...

Protests after police fatally shoot black man in Louisiana

Jul 6, 2016

Protests after police fatally shoot black man in Louisiana

Louisiana police have shot and killed a black man selling CDs outside a convenience store, triggering protests over the latest in a string of cases of alleged police brutality against black suspects. A video shot by a witness and circulated online showed two officers ...