Trump's criticism sparks fresh wave of protests in NFL

/ Sep 25, 2017

Trump's criticism sparks fresh wave of protests in NFL

President Donald Trump's criticism of players who kneel during the national anthem sparked a mass increase in such protests around the National Football League Sunday, as about 200 players sat, knelt or raised their fists in defiance during early games. A week ago, just six ...

Trump inflames sports world with comments about anthem, Curry

/ Sep 24, 2017

Trump inflames sports world with comments about anthem, Curry

U.S. President Donald Trump denounced protests by NFL players and rescinded a White House invitation for NBA champion Stephen Curry in a two-day rant that targeted top professional athletes and brought swift condemnation Saturday from sports executives and star players alike. Wading into thorny issues ...

U.N. warns of possible 'crimes against humanity' in Venezuela

Sep 11, 2017

U.N. warns of possible 'crimes against humanity' in Venezuela

The United Nations' human rights chief voiced alarm Monday at widespread rights abuses in Venezuela, warning of possible "crimes against humanity" in the crisis-wracked country. "My investigation suggests the possibility that crimes against humanity may have been committed," Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein said at the ...

Anthem protests return without Kaepernick

/ Sep 11, 2017

Anthem protests return without Kaepernick

Colin Kaepernick's protest movement rolled on without him Sunday, as his fraternity marched in Detroit and players around the NFL sat or knelt during the national anthem. Kaepernick remains unsigned after opting out of his contract with the 49ers. His supporters believe he's being punished ...

Taiwan democracy activist pleads guilty in Chinese trial

/ Sep 11, 2017

Taiwan democracy activist pleads guilty in Chinese trial

A Taiwanese pro-democracy activist pleaded guilty Monday to subverting state power in China's first criminal prosecution of a nonprofit worker since Beijing passed a law tightening controls over foreign nongovernmental organizations. Lee Ming-che's supporters, though, quickly said he had been forced to confess to crimes ...

What is DACA? A look at the immigrant program Trump is ending

| Sep 6, 2017

What is DACA? A look at the immigrant program Trump is ending

The program that protects young immigrants who were brought to the U.S. illegally as children or came with families who overstayed visas has been rescinded. But many questions remain about what will happen to the program's beneficiaries. Attorney General Jeff Sessions said the program, known ...