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New Labor Dept. rule would exempt 'religious' contractors from bias claims

The U.S. Department of Labor proposed a new rule Wednesday that would allow federal contractors that "exercise religion" to exempt themselves from accusations of bias in their hiring practices....

New Labor Dept. rule would exempt 'religious' contractors from bias claims

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US Report On Global Religious Freedom Shows Bias Against PM Modi: BJP The US state department's 2018 International Religious Freedom Report shows clear bias against the Narendra Modi government and the BJP, the party sa...
2019-06-22, 19:16

Trump’s Latest Proposal Would Allow Religious Contractors to Discriminate Against Everyone Who Isn’t a White Cisgender Christian In the continued push to become a theocracy in which all praises are due to the most high Vice President Mike Pence’s god, Trump’s administration pro...
2019-08-14, 23:00

Department of Labor proposes expanding ‘religious exemption’ in hiring WASHINGTON DC (NBC NEWS) – The Trump administration Wednesday unveiled a proposed rule that would greatly expand the exemption that allows reli...
2019-08-17, 14:32

Labor Dept. Producer Price Index shows slowing inflation amid slower growth National inflation settled a bit in May as the Producer Price Index climbed a seasonally adjusted 0.1 percent, the Labor Department said in its month...
2019-06-11, 18:48

Broker Rule to Require Bias Disclosures; Effect on Pay Practices Unclear Investors will soon learn more about conflicts of interest that can bias investment advice under a new SEC regulatory action. Less clear is whether i...
2019-06-04, 21:16

Siri recordings ‘regularly’ sent to Apple contractors for analysis, claims whistleblower Apple has joined the dubious company of Google and Amazon in secretly sharing with contractors audio recordings of its users, confirming the practic...
2019-08-01, 05:32

Warren won't support Sanders’ Washington Post-Amazon bias claims Sen. Elizabeth Warren won't support Sen. Bernie Sanders' recent claim that The Washington Post is biased against him because of his criticism of Amaz...
2019-08-17, 03:00

Ted Cruz exploded over Fox News' pro-Trump bias in 2016, new book claims Rival for Republican presidential nomination believed Trump was actively helped by TV channel, American Carnage author writesTed Cruz, the hardline T...
2019-07-09, 08:48

Justice Dept. Moves to Block Asylum Claims Based on Family Ties The attorney general’s decision overturned an immigration appeals board ruling in 2018 that a Mexican migrant whose father was targeted by a drug car...
2019-07-31, 18:00

U.S. weekly jobless claims fall; labor market strong The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, suggesting the labor market remains strong even as...
2019-08-08, 18:00

U.S. jobless claims fall in sign of labor market strength The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits fell sharply last week, suggesting the labor market was holding firm despite a ...
2019-08-22, 15:48

U.S. weekly jobless claims unchanged, point to labor market strength The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits was unchanged last week, suggesting the labor market remains on solid footing d...
2019-06-06, 15:32

US weekly jobless claims unexpectedly rise, sparking fears the labor market is losing steam First-time claims for state unemployment benefits were expected to total 216,000, down slightly from the 218,000 claims reported for the previous wee...
2019-06-13, 17:16

Amazon investigating claims its Chinese supplier used illegal child labor to make Alexa devices Chinese schoolchildren worked illegal overtime and night shifts to produce smart speakers for Amazon, according to leaked documents seen by the U.K.&...
2019-08-09, 14:32

EU to blame for football's new handball rule, claims Ian Holloway Holloway says people are ‘telling us how to do our own game’Former QPR manager believes Brexit will ‘sort that out’The European Union has been blamed...
2019-08-21, 10:48

Christian deputy’s request to follow ‘Billy Graham Rule’ got him fired, he claims in lawsuit A former sheriff’s deputy in North Carolina is suing for $300,000 in damages, claiming he was fired for trying to adhere to the so-called “Billy Grah...
2019-08-24, 11:16

Electric cars exempt from company car tax next year News 10 Jul, 2019 UK’s million or so company car users will escape Benefit-in-Kind tax if they have an electric car in the 2020/21 fin...
2019-07-10, 13:00

Trump’s New Top Labor Official Is Expected to Advance an Anti-Labor Agenda One of Mr. Pizzella’s White House admirers describes him as a “movement conservative” more likely to agree with the White House on cutting labor rule...
2019-07-17, 00:48

Labor secretary nominee Eugene Scalia faces conflict of interest problem in labor lawyer brother Labor secretary nominee Eugene Scalia may be obligated to recuse himself from some agency litigation, ethics experts say, because his younger brother...
2019-07-25, 07:16

India plans to exempt electric vehicles from registration fee India has issued draft rules to exempt electric vehicles from paying registration fee, the government said in a statement on Wednesday, as it looks t...
2019-06-19, 19:00

Government May Exempt Foreign Investors From Super-Rich Tax: Report Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman had proposed increasing the effective tax rate on individuals with taxable annual income of above Rs 2 crore($283...
2019-08-23, 12:48

Tax-exempt hospital sues thousands of poor people while making millions Enlarge / The exterior of Methodist University Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. (credit: Getty | Bloomberg) An "especially aggressive" nonprofit hospital...
2019-06-28, 04:16

LGBT asylum-seekers exempt from 'Remain in Mexico' policy and can stay in US Asylum-seekers who arrive at the southern border and claim to be LGBT are exempt from the U.S.-Mexico “Remain in Mexico” policy and will not be retur...
2019-07-16, 06:48

U.S. government contractors get first look at Huawei ban The U.S. agency responsible for government contracts on Wednesday released an interim rule for a ban on federal purchases of telecommunications equip...
2019-08-08, 10:32

MTA contractors meant to help homeless are slacking on the job Some workers contracted by the MTA to help with the homeless scourge at transit hubs spent more than half their time in the office — often with the d...
2019-07-23, 22:48

Your Xbox Is Listening to You, and So Are Microsoft’s Contractors Microsoft Xbox owners will bummed to learn that humans have been listening to some of their voice commands. Motherboard recently spoke to a number of...
2019-08-22, 16:48

New Jersey man claims he was attacked for wearing 'MAGA' hat, claims teens shouted 'F--- Trump!' Police are investigating a New Jersey man’s claims that he was attacked Tuesday night by nearly two dozen people in New York because he was wearing a...
2019-08-02, 17:32

Indonesia's Pertamina sees 109,000 bpd crude purchase from oil contractors in H2 * Indonesian state energy company PT Pertamina may purchase around 109,000 barrels per day (bpd) crude from contractors of domestic oil fields in the...
2019-07-10, 08:32

White House seeks delay on Huawei ban for contractors The White House Office of Management and Budget has asked the U.S. Congress for more time to phase in a ban on federal contracts with companies that ...
2019-06-10, 04:48

US Forces Prepare To Evacuate Contractors From Iraqi Base U.S. forces are preparing to evacuate hundreds of staff working for Lockheed Martin Corp and Sallyport Global from an Iraqi military base where they ...
2019-06-22, 04:00

Microsoft contractors are listening to your translated Skype calls An explosive article in Motherboard alleges that contractors working for Microsoft are listening to the conversations of Skype users conducted throug...
2019-08-08, 09:32

Microsoft contractors listened to conversations from Xbox One users In a story that shouldn’t surprise anyone at this point, Vice is reporting that contractors working for Microsoft were able to listen to voice ...
2019-08-22, 00:48

Google contractors are secretly listening to your Assistant recordings Not only is your Google Home device listening to you, a new report suggests there might be a Google contractor who’s listening as well. Even if you d...
2019-07-10, 19:32

Google Contractors Listen to Virtual-Assistant Conversations Google said contractors are listening to customer audio recorded by the company’s virtual assistant, a disclosure prompted by a media report that add...
2019-07-11, 21:32

Dozens arrested in Rio for murder, extortion of Petrobras contractors Police in Rio de Janeiro arrested more than 40 people on Thursday for their alleged roles in a murderous gang that extorted companies working for sta...
2019-07-04, 23:00

Defense Contractors Join Forces as Pentagon Spending Slows The biggest aerospace-and-defense merger ever, between United Technologies and Raytheon, caps two years of deal making in an industry that is reorgan...
2019-06-11, 15:48

MTA watchdog to launch probe into troubled homeless-outreach contractors The MTA’s inspector general has launched a full-scale investigation into a homeless-outreach non-profit contracted by the agency — after a pair...
2019-07-24, 07:48

White House says it will meet two-year deadline for Huawei ban for contractors The White House Office of Management and Budget has told the U.S. Congress it will now meet a two-year deadline to ban federal contracts with compani...
2019-06-13, 04:00

Rio police arrest over 40 for extorting Petrobras contractors, murdering opponents Police in Rio de Janeiro arrested 43 people on Thursday for allegedly taking part in a murderous gang that extorted companies providing services to s...
2019-07-04, 18:32

Microsoft contractors listened to what people told their Xbox consoles Microsoft contractors reportedly listened to Xbox owners too. Earlier this month, we learned that contractors heard audio snippets from Skype calls a...
2019-08-21, 22:16

UPDATE 1-Dozens arrested in Rio for murder, extortion of Petrobras contractors Police in Rio de Janeiro arrested more than 40 people on Thursday for their alleged roles in a murderous gang that extorted companies working for sta...
2019-07-04, 21:32

Microsoft contractors listen to your Skype and Cortana activity, but don’t freak out Microsoft has now joined the ranks of Apple, Amazon, and Google for having contractors who’ve been caught listening to some user Skype and Cort...
2019-08-08, 11:32

Councilman Calls for Hearing on Nonprofit Contractors and Their Business Ties A New York City councilman wants a hard look at nonprofit city contractors in the wake of a probe into the allegedly undisclosed business ties of she...
2019-07-22, 00:48

World Trade Center contractors indicted for ‘pay-to-play’ scheme A trio of crooked contractors was busted for a “pay-to-play” bribery scheme involving the construction of the World Trade Center, authorities said. J...
2019-05-31, 00:16

Iraq, U.S. deny planned evacuation of contractors from Iraqi base Iraqi and U.S. military spokesmen denied on Saturday that U.S. forces were preparing to evacuate hundreds of staff of Lockheed Martin Corp and Sallyp...
2019-06-23, 04:48

Facebook admits contractors listened to users' recordings without their knowledge Company says ‘human review’ of audio conversations on Messenger has been ‘paused’Facebook has become the latest company to admit that human contracto...
2019-08-14, 07:00

Facebook paid contractors to transcribe users' audio: Bloomberg Facebook Inc has been paying outside contractors to transcribe audio clips from users of its services, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday, citing people ...
2019-08-13, 22:32

Amazon Adds Option to Keep Contractors From Eavesdropping on Your Alexa Requests Alexa users who don’t want their recordings reviewed by third-party contractors finally have an option to opt-out thanks to a new Amazon policy imple...
2019-08-03, 18:32

Apple halts practice of contractors listening in to users on Siri Tech firm to review virtual assistant ‘grading’ programme after Guardian revelationsApple has suspended its practice of having human contractors list...
2019-08-02, 21:00

Facebook Paid Contractors to Transcribe Audio of Its Users’ Conversations Facebook Inc. has been paying hundreds of outside contractors to transcribe clips of audio from users of its services, according to people with knowl...
2019-08-14, 03:32

Apple ends practice of Siri contractors listening in on users Apple has halted its practice of having human contractors listen to users' Siri recordings to "grade" them, following an invesitgative report on the ...
2019-08-02, 21:00

US prosecutors to use AI in bid to reduce racial bias Prosecutors in San Francisco are to use artificial intelligence (AI) to try and reduce racial bias when considering whether to charge suspects with a...
2019-06-13, 11:00

A.I. has a bias problem and that can be a big challenge in cybersecurity Aarti Borkar from IBM Security says artificial intelligence bias can exist at three levels: the program, the data and the people who design those AI ...
2019-07-17, 09:48

Microsoft Contractors Listening to Select Skype Calls, Cortana Recordings Microsoft has said its contractors listen to conversations to hone voice translation features offered by Skype and its digital assistant Cortana, but...
2019-08-08, 08:00

Facebook paid contractors to transcribe audio of its users' conversations Facebook Inc. has been paying hundreds of outside contractors to transcribe clips of audio from users of its services, according to people with knowl...
2019-08-14, 17:00

U.S. forces prepare to evacuate contractors from Iraqi base -military sources U.S. forces are preparing to evacuate hundreds of staff working for Lockheed Martin Corp and Sallyport Global from an Iraqi military base where they ...
2019-06-22, 14:16

Microsoft contractors are listening to your intimate conversations on Skype calls: report Contractors working for Microsoft are listening to personal, intimate conversations of Skype users via the app's translation service, according to a ...
2019-08-08, 21:32

UPDATE 1-White House says it will meet two-year deadline for Huawei ban for contractors The White House Office of Management and Budget has told the U.S. Congress it will now meet a two-year deadline to ban federal contracts with compani...
2019-06-13, 06:00

UPDATE 6-Iraq, U.S. deny planned evacuation of contractors from Iraqi base Iraqi and U.S. military spokesmen denied on Saturday that U.S. forces were preparing to evacuate hundreds of staff of Lockheed Martin Corp and Sallyp...
2019-06-23, 08:48

Microsoft contractors hear phone sex and more while reviewing Cortana, Skype audio Long-press the Action button to bring up Cortana. (credit: Valentina Palladino) Here we go again. It's Microsoft's turn in the spotlight thanks to ...
2019-08-09, 05:32

Chinese contractors held as toll in Cambodia building collapse rises to 24 Anger growing over poor standards in construction boom that has transformed Sihanoukville into tourist and gambling hubThe death toll in a building c...
2019-06-24, 10:16

Apple contractors 'regularly hear confidential details' on Siri recordings Workers hear drug deals, medical details and people having sex, says whistleblowerApple contractors regularly hear confidential medical information, ...
2019-07-31, 18:48

U.S. forces prepare to evacuate contractors from Iraqi base: military sources U.S. forces are preparing to evacuate hundreds of staff working for Lockheed Martin Corp and Sallyport Global from an Iraqi military base where they ...
2019-06-22, 10:16

Facebook Paid Contractors To Listen, Transcribe Users' Talks: Report Facebook has paid hundreds of contractors to listen to and transcribe snippets of users' conversations, US media reported on Tuesday, amid heightened...
2019-08-14, 08:00

Palestinian contractors poised for riches from Israeli tech firm's takeover Palestinian engineers working for Israeli chip designer Mellanox Technologies are poised to share a $3.5 million payout when the company's takeover b...
2019-06-17, 11:32

Google Assistant contractors slam company as ‘white-collar sweatshop’ Google’s use of artificial intelligence to power many of its products, including its Google Assistant, inspires awe and praise. Although the As...
2019-05-30, 19:32

White House says it will meet two-year deadline to ban business with Huawei contractors The White House Office of Management and Budget told the U.S. Congress it will meet a two-year deadline to ban federal contracts with companies that ...
2019-06-13, 04:48

Woman out thousands of dollars after hiring contractors to paint Marana home TUCSON – In April, Susan Encinas hired contractors to paint her Marana home. She had hopes of getting it spruced up and putting it on the market. ...
2019-06-15, 10:48

Iraq, U.S. deny U.S. forces preparing to evacuate contractors from Iraqi base Iraqi and U.S. military spokesmen denied on Saturday U.S. forces were preparing to evacuate hundreds of staff of Lockheed Martin Corp and Sallyport G...
2019-06-22, 20:32

San Francisco employs AI to reduce racial bias San Francisco prosecutors are turning to artificial intelligence to reduce racial bias in the courts. They are adopting a system that strips certain ...
2019-06-13, 02:32

AI model exposes Hollywood’s bias against actresses While the technology world and the US political institution grapple with how to deal with incumbent gender discrimination, Hollywood’s seemingly gott...
2019-06-07, 05:00

India struggles with religious lynchings A cow-related lynching in the state of Jharkhand was not prosecuted by police and went unnoticed by the public. The incident has become a symbol of t...
2019-08-08, 19:32

‘I prefer non-religious’: why so few US politicians come out as atheists Non-believers remain few and far between in US politics, with atheism bringing ‘the notion of being anti-religion’, the California representative Jar...
2019-08-03, 09:16

Who Was Zoroaster and How Did He Gain Religious Followers? Zoroaster was a prophet of ancient Persia, whose teachings laid the foundation for the religion known as Zoroastrianism, which largely dominated the ...
2019-08-13, 19:00

New York Gets Rid of Religious Exemptions for Vaccines New York’s legislature removed religious exemptions for vaccines today amid concerns about a measles outbreak, according to the New York Times....
2019-06-14, 04:00

Transportation dept. to relax rules on truckers The Transportation Department is poised to relax the federal regulations that govern how many hours a day truckers can be behind the wheel. Interest ...
2019-07-01, 19:16

U.S. State Dept OKs possible sale of F-16 fighters to Bulgaria The U.S. State Department has approved the possible sale of eight F-16 aircraft and related equipment to Bulgaria at an estimated cost of $1.67 billi...
2019-06-04, 00:32

Microsoft contractors reportedly listen in on Skype call recordings, often from their own homes (MSFT) Microsoft contractors are listening in on Skype calls and recordings from its voice assistant Cortana, a report by Motherboard revealed on Wednesday....
2019-08-08, 06:32

Apple will suspend and review a global program that allows contractors to listen to Siri recordings Apple Apple will temporarily suspend and review a global program that allows contractors to listen to recordings of queries made to the voice assist...
2019-08-02, 19:32

UPDATE 3-U.S. forces prepare to evacuate contractors from Iraqi base -military sources U.S. forces are preparing to evacuate hundreds of staff working for Lockheed Martin Corp and Sallyport Global from an Iraqi military base where they ...
2019-06-22, 14:16

'A white-collar sweatshop': Google Assistant contractors allege wage theft Interpreting a spoken request isn’t magic, rather it has taken a team of underpaid, subcontracted linguists to make the technology possible“Do you be...
2019-05-29, 09:00

Instacart unveils new benefits for contractors: Insurance, student loan debt assistance, and more Instacart announced new benefits intended to address criticism of its independent contractor policies: insurance, student loan debt assistance, and m...
2019-08-21, 17:48

UPDATE 4-Iraq, U.S. deny U.S. forces preparing to evacuate contractors from Iraqi base Iraqi and U.S. military spokesmen denied on Saturday U.S. forces were preparing to evacuate hundreds of staff of Lockheed Martin Corp and Sallyport G...
2019-06-22, 21:48

White House Office Requests 2-Year Delay on Huawei Ban For Federal Contractors The White House’s Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has requested that Congress delay the ban on federal contractors using Huawei equipment. The ...
2019-06-10, 15:16

Report: Rockstar offers contractors full-time work after crunch controversy As we hear more and more about a game industry drowning in crunch, we finally get some good news: Rockstar employees who felt the pinch the hardest a...
2019-08-08, 09:32

BJP Lawmakers Sleep Over At Karnataka Assembly To Protest "Bias" Karnataka BJP chief BS Yeddyurappa staged a night-long protest along with party lawmakers in the state assembly on Thursday, alleging that the Congre...
2019-07-19, 04:48

"We Should Sue Twitter, Facebook, Google For Bias," Says Trump: Report US President Donald Trump has threatened to sue tech giants like Facebook, Google and Twitter, saying they are spreading political bias against the R...
2019-06-28, 01:00

John Oliver: bias in medical care is a 'discussion that we need to have' The Last Week Tonight host examined medical bias, from dismissing women’s pain to the black maternal mortality crisisOn Last Week Tonight, John Olive...
2019-08-19, 19:48

| Trump revives political bias accusations against Google US President Donald Trump has revived his criticism of Google, referencing a fired engineer who claimed the internet giant was working against his re...
2019-08-07, 11:00

Confirmation Bias review: how the Republicans took the supreme court The New York Times’ chief reporter in Washington has produced an indispensable guide to an epochal shift in US politicsConfirmation Bias lifts the cu...
2019-06-30, 15:32

This feminist chatbot challenges AI bias in voice assistants The Feminist Internet, a non-profit working to prevent biases creeping into AI, has created F’xa — a feminist voice assistant that teaches users abou...
2019-06-05, 00:00

RGB, Dimmable, Bluetooth, Eight Dollars: TV Bias Lights Have Come a Long Way. Just a few years ago, when TV bias lights first came onto our radar, you were lucky to find a strip for $20. And that strip would require you to push...
2019-08-13, 20:32

Workplace bias: 1-in-5 managers won’t hire pro-Trump workers American workers who like President Trump face sweeping bias against them, with some managers refusing to hire his supporters and those already emplo...
2019-08-19, 19:16

12 white men sue San Francisco PD for racial, gender bias in promotions A dozen white, male police officers reportedly filed a lawsuit against the city of San Francisco Tuesday, alleging sex and racial bias in promoting p...
2019-06-13, 09:48

Bias Against Female Lab Animals Is Messing Up Scientific Research Gender discrimination in science doesn’t just affect women scientists. It also skews the results of animal research, as a new paper out this week des...
2019-05-31, 16:16

Survivors of religious massacres speak out against bigotry A rabbi from Tree of Life synagogue drew applause at a State Department conference when he condemned bigotry against immigrants and called for toning...
2019-07-16, 20:32

In the end, there was The Bible, which closed the book on an era of religious blockbusters Every director, it could be argued, likes to play god. But very few are actually willing to literally play God, to take on the Creator as an acting r...
2019-07-12, 15:16

U.S. conference to host victims of religious persecution The U.S. State Department said on Thursday it would host a conference in Washington next week to highlight the problem of religious persecution, and ...
2019-07-12, 03:16

The Latest: NY moves to end religious vaccine exemption ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The Latest on legislation to eliminate a religious exemption to New York state’s vaccine requirements (all times local): 4:...
2019-06-13, 22:48

U.S. may allow more Native Americans religious use of eagle feathers After a years-long battle, the federal government is considering expanding protection from criminal prosecution to all "sincere religious believers" ...
2019-07-15, 20:00

New York set to cut religious exemption to vaccine mandates ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York state may soon eliminate a religious exemption to vaccine mandates in the face of its worst measles outbreak in decades ...
2019-06-13, 19:32

Ex-police chief says demotion was religious discrimination LUMBERTON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi city is being sued by a former police chief who says he was demoted because of religious discrimination. WDAM-T...
2019-06-28, 11:16

Exclusive: U.S. Justice Dept considering Apple probe - sources The U.S. Justice Department has jurisdiction for a potential probe of Apple Inc as part of a broader review of whether technology giants are using th...
2019-06-04, 00:16

Interior Dept. weakens protections for endangered animals The Interior Department unveiled major reforms Monday that weaken protections for endangered animal species, and for the first time allows the govern...
2019-08-13, 00:00

Apple suspends Siri review program following report that private conversations can be heard by contractors The Guardian last week ran an expose highlighting how contractors working to improve the reliability of Siri can sometimes listen to information that...
2019-08-03, 12:16

Rep. Hunter tells judge corruption case is political bias SAN DIEGO (AP) — A federal judge in San Diego is scheduled to consider a motion to toss out a corruption case against U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter. Lawyer...
2019-07-01, 07:00

Facebook's anti-conservative bias audit sparks backlash A Facebook audit which found the company needs to do "significant work" to satisfy the concerns of conservatives has prompted a backlash from conserv...
2019-08-21, 12:16

Trump rails against ‘bias’ social media sites during summit President Trump lashed out at social media “censorship” and “bias” Thursday and threatened legislation if Silicon Valley doesn’t change its ways. “I ...
2019-07-12, 10:16

Elizabeth Warren wants answers from federal agencies about algorithmic bias Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren wants federal agencies to answer questions about algorithmic bias in fintech and financial lending...
2019-06-13, 02:16

DOE official who sued Carranza for ‘white bias’ gets promotion — in Westchester One of three women who sued NYC Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza last month, charging he is biased against whites, has finally received a promotio...
2019-06-29, 03:32

Philadelphia DA Accuses Judge of Bias, Says Meek Mill Should Get New Trial Meek Mill’s legal woes have not only been lengthy, but have provided a textbook example of just how deeply flawed our criminal justice system is. But...
2019-05-23, 20:32

This game reveals the hidden racial bias of dating app algorithms It should be no surprise that racial bias factors into swiping matches on dating apps, like Tinder — but algorithms used by these apps may also reinf...
2019-05-29, 14:32

Electoral map bias may worsen as U.S. gerrymandering battle shifts to states The U.S. Supreme Court's ruling that federal judges have no power to police partisan gerrymandering - the practice of manipulating electoral district...
2019-06-29, 14:32

APNewsBreak: Man 'mad as hell' Kansas shuts racial bias case A black man who was detained by police while moving into his home said Wednesday that Kansas regulators investigated his racial bias complaint and cl...
2019-06-20, 00:32

AI female voice assistants reinforce gender bias - UN report Artificial intelligence voice assistants, such as Amazon's Alexa and Apple's Siri, are perpetuating and spreading gender stereotypes, says a new UN r...
2019-05-22, 01:01

What Facebook's study of alleged anti-conservative bias found Facebook released the results of a year-long, independent investigation of the company's alleged anti-conservative bias on Tuesday. Although Facebook...
2019-08-21, 17:16

Sports Media's Bias Against Men Doesn't Prevent Ed Werder From Getting His Old Job Back Remember last year when Ed Werder, who was laid off from ESPN in 2017, went on a Twitter rant about how people who encouraged women to apply for jobs...
2019-08-13, 05:00

Wimbledon Reworks AI Tech to Reduce Bias in Game Highlights The All England Club, which hosts the famed British tennis event, is adding technology enhancements at this year's tournament aimed at eliminating bi...
2019-07-05, 10:32

End the scandalous male data bias that determines women's health We know that men and women respond differently to drugs, yet data bias is still affecting women's health, says Invisible Women book author Caroline C...
2019-06-12, 19:32

Mike Pompeo Asks Pakistan To Do More On Religious Freedom US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday urged Pakistan to do more to stop the abuse of blasphemy laws after the release of Asia Bibi, who escaped...
2019-06-22, 11:48

| India rejects critical US religious freedom report India has hit out at a US report saying religious intolerance was growing under its right-wing government, setting off a new spat ahead of a visit by...
2019-06-24, 00:48

DOJ supports lawsuit demanding religious tuition payments The U.S. Department of Justice is backing three families who are suing to force the state of Maine to pay tuition for some students to attend religio...
2019-06-11, 19:48

Quebec bans religious symbols for state workers in new law Premier Francois Legault's government used its majority to push through Bill 21 by a vote of 73 to 35 after applying the mechanism of closure to end ...
2019-06-17, 10:32

Quebec religious symbols bill to be challenged in court A national Muslim organization is joining civil liberties advocates to launch a court challenge of Quebec's secularism law less than 24 hours after t...
2019-06-17, 20:48

Egypt refers 6 death sentences to religious authority CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian court has referred the case of six alleged Muslim Brotherhood members convicted of terrorism to the Grand Mufti, Egypt’...
2019-05-22, 15:16

New York state ends vaccine religious exemption New York eliminated the religious exemption to vaccine requirements for schoolchildren Thursday. Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed the measure minutes after t...
2019-06-14, 11:16

New York ends religious exemption to vaccine mandates New York eliminated the religious exemption to vaccine requirements for schoolchildren Thursday, as the nation's worst measles outbreak in decades pr...
2019-06-15, 06:16

New York repeals religious exemption for school vaccinations Gov. Andrew Cuomo is soon expected to sign the vaccination bill approved Thursday by the Senate and Assembly.        ...
2019-06-14, 05:16

Measles Outbreak: N.Y. Bans Religious Exemptions for Vaccinations New York, where measles has spread in ultra-Orthodox Jewish communities, joins California and a handful of other states in revoking religious exempti...
2019-06-14, 00:48

The Chinese Christians finding God and religious refuge in Kenya In Nairobi, Chinese migrants are finding God as they integrate in highly Christian Kenya. But many don't realize that back home the atheist Communist...
2019-05-22, 09:32

Air Force grants first religious accommodation to Sikh airman The United States Air Force has granted a religious accommodation to a Sikh airman, making him the first active airman to wear a turban while on duty...
2019-06-07, 09:48

She Left the Education Dept. for Groups It Curbed. Now She’s Back, With Plans. As the architect of higher education policy, Diane Auer Jones is pushing to overhaul accreditation, and, to critics, revive the fortunes of “bottom f...
2019-06-10, 07:00

US Dept of Energy recommends setting thermostat to 78 degrees at the coolest CHICAGO (WMAQ) – High temperatures can also lead to higher energy bills, according to ComEd, but there are some ways to save energy during dang...
2019-08-20, 17:48

Treasury Dept. Declines to Label China a Currency Manipulator The decision could avoid further escalating tensions between Washington and Beijing, which have grown heated after a breakdown in trade negotiations ...
2019-05-29, 02:32

Justice Dept. Agrees to Turn Over Key Mueller Evidence to House The Justice Department agreed to turn over key evidence from Robert S. Mueller III’s investigation to the House in return for calling off a criminal ...
2019-06-10, 18:48

UPDATE 1-Nexstar, Tribune must divest some TV stations -U.S. Justice Dept Nexstar Media Group Inc and Tribune Media Co must divest television stations in 13 markets to resolve antitrust concerns over their proposed $6.4 bi...
2019-08-01, 01:48

Nexstar, Tribune must divest TV stations in 13 markets -U.S. Justice Dept Nexstar Media Group Inc and Tribune Media Co must divest television stations in 13 markets to resolve antitrust concerns over their proposed $6.4 bi...
2019-08-01, 01:48

Justice Dept. Warns Mueller to Stay in ‘Boundaries’ of His Report In a letter, the department told the former special counsel not to “discuss the conduct of uncharged third parties” like President Trump when he test...
2019-07-23, 05:00

House panel, Justice Dept end standoff over Mueller documents The House Intelligence Committee pulled back on Wednesday from threats to enforce a subpoena against Attorney General William Barr after the Justice ...
2019-05-22, 23:32

Justice Dept: Epstein warden reassigned, staffer put on leave The Justice Department said Tuesday that it has reassigned the warden at the jail where Jeffrey Epstein was found dead Saturday and placed two staff ...
2019-08-14, 01:32

Trump Has Right to End DACA, Justice Dept. Tells Supreme Court The government’s brief in the case, about the fate of the program that shields the young immigrants known as Dreamers, is the first salvo in a legal ...
2019-08-20, 08:48

Justice Dept. Declined to Prosecute Comey Over Memos About Trump The former F.B.I. director documented his interactions with the president in a series of memos that jolted Washington and helped prompt the appointme...
2019-08-02, 00:32

Pima Co. Sheriff’s Dept. seized 43 animals from illegal campsite TUCSON – On Wednesday dogs, cats, and turtles were seized by deputies after they received a call around the area of San Joaquin and Ajo Way. Pi...
2019-06-21, 08:00

Gay U.S. Couple Sues State Dept. for Denying Their Baby Citizenship An American couple’s daughter, who was born abroad with the help of a surrogate, was denied citizenship. Her parents, two gay men, are suing for disc...
2019-07-23, 22:32

Reports: Justice Dept. preparing antitrust probe of Google WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Justice Department is readying an investigation of Google’s business practices and whether they violate antitrust la...
2019-06-01, 19:32

As Cameras Track Detroit’s Residents, a Debate Ensues Over Racial Bias Studies have shown that facial recognition software can return more false matches for African-Americans than for white people, a sign of what experts...
2019-07-09, 04:32

Landmark US case to expose rampant racial bias behind the death penalty Top capital lawyers head to North Carolina as judges consider the cases of four inmates who faced ‘bleached’ juriesThe dark secret of America’s death...
2019-08-25, 17:48

De Blasio defends Carranza against ‘outrageous’ anti-white bias lawsuit Mayor Bill de Blasio defended Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza, calling allegations in a $90 million lawsuit that he demoted white Department of E...
2019-05-31, 20:32

Supreme Court to hear Comcast appeal in racial bias suit The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear a bid by cable operator Comcast Corp to throw out racial bias claims accusing the company of discrimi...
2019-06-10, 16:48

Unilever staff took part in DNA experiment to tackle unconscious bias – here's what they found out Consumer goods giant Unilever has taken the unusual step of having some of its marketing staff read their own DNA profiles to see whether finding out...
2019-06-17, 00:32

Judge rules lawsuit accusing Google of bias against conservatives can proceed A judge has ruled that a class-action lawsuit filed by two former Google employees claiming discrimination on the basis of gender, race and political...
2019-06-10, 16:16

Media ‘unhinged’ over shootings, ‘unprecedented levels of left-wing bias’ Liberal media outlets have become “unhinged” over the mass slayings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, with the left-wing bias reaching “unpreceden...
2019-08-08, 19:32

Facial recognition must not introduce gender or racial bias, police told Benefits should be great enough to outweigh any public distrust, says ethics reportFacial recognition software should only be used by police if they ...
2019-05-29, 20:32

Report: Google News Does Not Have an Anti-Conservative Bias So Much as a Pro-Credible Source One It’s pretty much conservative dogma at this point: Silicon Valley is secretly discriminating against Republicans and conspiring to push left-wing pro...
2019-06-10, 08:32

San Francisco to harness AI to reduce racial bias when charging people with crimes San Francisco prosecutors will use artificial intelligence to reduce racial bias in the courts, becoming the first city to conduct this type of exper...
2019-06-13, 18:32

Jury rejects St. Louis police officer’s gender bias lawsuit ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jurors have rejected a high-ranking St. Louis police officer’s claim that her colleague was promoted to deputy chief instead o...
2019-06-14, 19:32

Google VP grilled by senators over allegations of tech giant's bias against conservatives Republican lawmakers on Tuesday criticized Google during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing over allegations of bias against and censorship of cons...
2019-07-17, 02:16

Girl, 9, sues renowned Berlin boys choir over gender bias A 9-year-old girl is suing a centuries-old Berlin boys choir, arguing that her bid to join was only rejected because of her gender, in a case that ha...
2019-08-16, 20:00

To Avoid Bias, Prosecutors Try Hiding a Suspect’s Race When Filing Charges Prosecutors in San Francisco, concerned about the disproportionate number of African-Americans in jail, are trying to reduce the potential role of ra...
2019-06-13, 00:16

Germany: Girl loses gender bias case against boys choir The choir's right to artistic freedom is decisive, a Berlin court has ruled after the parents of a 9-year-old girl sued when she was rejected by the ...
2019-08-16, 19:32

FBI kept using Steele dossier for FISA applications despite documenting ex-spy's bias, documents show The FBI formally documented the anti-Trump bias of British ex-spy Christopher Steele shortly after the November 2016 presidential election -- yet des...
2019-08-09, 07:32

Social harassment of religious groups in the US among worst in the world: report The United States ranked among the worst-scoring countries in regards to religious harassment by individuals and social groups, according to a report...
2019-07-16, 21:32

New state law bans discrimination against workers who wear religious garb New legislation signed into law Friday by Gov. Andrew Cuomo bans employers from discriminating against workers for wearing religious garb or having f...
2019-08-10, 03:32

‘Gemstones’ creator Danny McBride smacks down religious hypocrisy Danny McBride and Adam Devine play brothers on HBO’s new comedy “ The Righteous Gemstones ” — but in their very first meeting, Devine had to flee. “I...
2019-08-10, 04:32

Pope Francis meets with Romanian president, religious leaders Pope Francis made his first visit to Romania on Friday, aiming to mend ties with the Orthodox Church, meet with Romanian leaders and visit medieval ...
2019-05-31, 19:48

Trump hosts victims of religious persecution at White House President Trump met with dozens of victims of religious persecution at the White House on Wednesday as part of an ongoing effort by the administratio...
2019-07-18, 07:32

U.S. top court to review Montana dispute over religious school subsidies In a case that could once again test boundaries for the separation of church and state, the U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to decide the legalit...
2019-06-28, 16:48

U.S. should reject 'prejudice' on China religious rights: state media The United States should reject "prejudice" and respect facts instead of vilifying China's record on religious rights, the Communist Party newspaper ...
2019-07-20, 06:32

Liberals sue so they can make doctors violate their religious beliefs on transgenderism On Tuesday, several organizations filed a lawsuit with Santa Clara County against the Trump administration, petitioning for a federal judge in Califo...
2019-06-01, 19:32

| Leader of religious group based in Mexico charged with sex crimes The leader of La Luz Del Mundo, an international religious organisation based in Mexico, has been arrested in California on charges of human traffick...
2019-06-05, 11:00

Paducah Council Weighing Religious Liberty, Civil Rights PADUCAH, Ky. (AP) — Paducah officials are debating possible amendments to an anti-discrimination ordinance to protect religious liberty. The Paducah ...
2019-05-24, 18:16

Twitter to Flag Users for Speech Offending Religious Groups Twitter has updated its policy on hateful conduct to better protect religious groups, the latest effort by the company to police speech and prevent a...
2019-07-09, 20:16

Bombing at Afghan Mosque Kills Popular Religious Scholar The attack, which killed two people in all, mirrored a Taliban strategy of targeting those with religious influence to exert the militant group’s pow...
2019-05-24, 16:48

"Committed To Tolerance": India Rejects US Report On Religious Freedom India has rejected the findings of a report on religious freedom published by the US State Department that claimed, among other acerbic allegations, ...
2019-06-23, 11:32

French probes ultra-right plot to attack religious venue PARIS (AP) — French judicial authorities are investigating five people after uncovering an ultra-right plot to attack a religious venue. A judicial o...
2019-06-11, 22:32

| WATCH: Trudeau pushes back against Quebec's religious-symbol law Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has commented for the first time on Quebec's new law prohibiting public servants from wearing religious symbols. WATCH ...
2019-06-21, 12:00

Assembly passes bill forcing religious groups to vaccinate A key state Assembly committee on Thursday narrowly gave thumbs up to a bill that would end New York’s policy of allowing religious exemptions from v...
2019-06-14, 05:48

New York ends religious exemption to vaccine mandate for schoolchildren State lawmakers vote to repeal exemption amid country’s worst measles outbreak in decadesNew York eliminated the religious exemption to vaccine requi...
2019-06-14, 07:48

World must stamp out persecution of religious groups, Guterres declares on new UN Day UN chief António Guterres called for an end to the persecution of religious groups on Thursday, the first ever International Day Commemorating the Vi...
2019-08-22, 22:48

New Twitter policy targets 'dehumanizing' posts about religious groups Twitter has introduced new rules to crack down on hate speech against religious groups. Under the changes, the social network said it would delete of...
2019-07-10, 00:16

Why the nation's two largest religious groups are talking about sex abuse this week When leaders of the country's two largest religious groups -- the Catholic Church and Southern Baptist Convention -- hold meetings this week, the sep...
2019-06-11, 03:32

Quebec Bans Religious Symbols in Some Public Sector Jobs A bill banning some public employees in Quebec from wearing religious symbols like head scarves, skullcaps, turbans and crosses has passed despite co...
2019-06-17, 08:00

| African religious leaders called on to help tackle genital mutilation Religious leaders in Africa must speak up against the practice of female genital mutilation, which affects millions of children across the continent,...
2019-06-19, 16:16

Second judge blocks Justice Dept. bid for new legal team in census case A U.S. judge in Maryland on Wednesday rejected a Department of Justice request to replace its legal team in cases concerning the 2020 census, the sec...
2019-07-11, 01:16

Justice Dept. Watchdog Is Preparing to Deliver Verdict on the Russia Investigation Investigators for the inspector general recently interviewed Christopher Steele, the former British spy, as they try to determine whether the F.B.I. ...
2019-07-10, 02:16

Justice Dept. Tells Mueller Deputies Not to Testify, Scrambling an Agreement The department’s intervention raises the prospect that a deal lawmakers thought they had struck last month for testimony from Robert Mueller and two ...
2019-07-10, 07:32

After Justice Dept. plea, Supreme Court yet to decide census case One day after the Trump administration asked the U.S. Supreme Court to rule on its proposal to add a citizenship question to the 2020 Census, justice...
2019-06-21, 19:16

Justice Dept. Watchdog to Review Shift in Plan to Move F.B.I. Headquarters Democrats have expressed concern that President Trump may have intervened to keep the land from being redeveloped into a project that would compete w...
2019-07-03, 22:48

U.S. reviewing requests to export to Huawei with highest 'scrutiny' -Commerce Dept The U.S. government said on Wednesday it is reviewing license requests from U.S. companies to export products to China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd "...
2019-07-03, 19:48

U.S. reviewing requests to export to Huawei with 'highest scrutiny' -Commerce Dept The U.S. government said on Wednesday it was reviewing license requests from U.S. companies seeking to export products to China's Huawei Technologies...
2019-07-03, 22:00

State Dept. approves $670M contract to support India's C-17 fleet The Foreign Military Sale for support of India's C-17 transport aircraft includes spares and repair parts, training, publications and other services ...
2019-08-01, 02:00

Barr Seized on Epstein Case as Doubts Mounted About Justice Dept. The attorney general has been unusually personally involved in the investigations into the jailhouse suicide of Jeffrey Epstein, the high-profile fin...
2019-08-23, 19:48

Justice Dept. sues crypto exchange for laundering ransom funds The U.S. Department of Justice has filed a civil lawsuit against a cryptocurrency exchange and one of its owners, saying they laundered ransom funds ...
2019-08-02, 16:48

Charges of Politics in Census Debate Are ‘Smoke and Mirrors,’ Justice Dept. Says Opponents of a citizenship question say a Republican operative helped steer it onto the census. That is the stuff of conspiracy theories, the Justice...
2019-06-04, 15:48

Teenager Who Was Punched Repeatedly by Fresno Officer Sues Police Dept. The 17-year-old, London Wallace, was in an apartment at a party when officers conducting a probation search arrived. An officer hit him several times...
2019-08-24, 01:16

State Dept. says yes to $387M sale of MK 54 torpedo conversion kits to Canada The State Department has approved a possible foreign military sale to Canada of 425 MK 54 lightweight torpedo conversion kits, with support, for an e...
2019-05-21, 16:00

AG William Barr: Fighting anti-Semitism a top Justice Dept. priority U.S. Attorney General William Barr and FBI Director Christopher Wray were among those to speak Monday at an anti-Semitism summit in Washington, D.C.,...
2019-07-15, 20:00

U.S. Attorney General Barr recuses himself from Boeing 737 MAX probe -Justice Dept U.S. Attorney General William Barr has recused himself from the Justice Department's investigation into Boeing Co after two 737 MAX airplane crashes ...
2019-07-11, 23:48

Justice Dept. apologizes for email link to anti-Semitic blog The U.S. Justice Department has apologized for sending an email to immigration courts this week that contained a link to a white nationalist website....
2019-08-23, 22:16

U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs denying to cover bills for emergency care According to a new report by the VA’s Office of Inspector General, during just one six-month period, more than 17,000 veterans were slapped with $53....
2019-08-17, 19:00

Justice Dept. Seeks to Question C.I.A. Officers in Russia Inquiry Review The interview plans suggest a focus in part on the intelligence agencies’ conclusion that President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia intervened in 2016 on...
2019-06-13, 03:00

Attorney General Barr recuses himself from Boeing 737 MAX probe: Justice Dept. U.S. Attorney General William Barr has recused himself from the Justice Department's investigation into Boeing Co after two 737 MAX airplane crashes...
2019-07-12, 01:32

Justice Dept. to Replace Lawyers in Census Citizenship Question Case The change, which came on the heels of an extraordinary week in a yearlong clash to add the question, is all but unprecedented in legal battles as co...
2019-07-08, 06:48

Top State Dept. Official Steps Down From Post Overseeing Western Hemisphere Kimberly Breier had been assistant secretary of state for Western Hemisphere affairs for less than a year and helped supervise the restrictions the a...
2019-08-08, 12:00

Richard Carranza joins anti-bias rally amid controversy over trainings Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza showed he isn’t backing down from his support of a controversial anti-bias training campaign — as he ...
2019-06-07, 10:32

Salesforce's Einstein analytics product for financial services and new tools to combat AI bias Salesforce's Allison Witherspoon spoke with TechRepublic about the new industry-specific Einstein analytics products and the new Trailhead modules de...
2019-06-14, 20:16

Are robots sexist? UN report shows gender bias in talking digital tech Why do most voice assistants have female names, and why do they have submissive personalities? The answer, says a new report released on Friday by UN...
2019-05-21, 16:32

Trump invites far-right internet figures to discuss bias at ‘social media summit’ Attending Thursday’s event will be Project Veritas founder James O’Keefe, and activists Bill Mitchell and Charlie Kirk, but no social mediaThe White ...
2019-07-11, 12:01

$90M lawsuit aims to nail Carranza for false denials of anti-white bias Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza’s denials of anti-white bias at the Department of Education will be “proven to be lies,” said the lawyer represen...
2019-05-31, 09:16

Lionel Messi accuses referee of Brazil bias after Copa América defeat • Argentina captain complains of ‘crazy officiating’• Gabriel Jesus and Roberto Firmino score in Brazil’s 2-0 winLionel Messi accused the referee of ...
2019-07-03, 15:16

White House Launches Survey Looking for Tech Industry Anti-Conservative Bias SAN FRANCISCO — On the heels of President Donald Trump’s repeated assertions claiming anti-conservative bias by tech companies, the White...
2019-05-21, 16:01

Citing racial bias, U.S. high court tosses black man's murder conviction The U.S. Supreme Court, confronting racial bias in the American criminal justice system, on Friday threw out a black Mississippi death row inmate's c...
2019-06-22, 03:32

Supreme Court dismisses Curtis Flowers conviction over Mississippi jury bias The U.S. Supreme Court overturned the conviction and death sentence of a Mississippi killer Friday because it determined the prosecutor had a history...
2019-06-21, 19:16

Supreme Court rules for black death row inmate over prosecutor’s racial bias WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court Thursday reversed the conviction of a Mississippi death row inmate who said the state prosecutor repeatedly kicke...
2019-06-22, 03:00

Google's anti-Trump bias calls attention to its questionable ties to China Google is getting bad press for doing business in China, and it’s only getting worse. The widespread perception that Google is anti-Trump and anti-co...
2019-08-06, 23:32

A third of Canadians in favour of banning officials from wearing religious symbols: poll A majority of Quebecers canvassed in the survey agreed that federal, provincial and local politicians shouldn't be allowed to wear hijabs, crucifixes...
2019-05-26, 06:16

Shanghai Sacred: inside China's religious revival – photo essay Photographer and anthropologist Liz Hingley uncovers the spiritual landscape of China’s largest city, revealing the spaces and rituals of this cosmop...
2019-06-20, 10:16

| Facing measles outbreaks, New York bans religious vaccination exemptions Confronted with both serious measles outbreaks and a growing anti-vaccine movement, New York lawmakers voted Thursday to ban religious exemptions tha...
2019-06-15, 11:32

US declares China's religious persecution 'the stain of the century' as Beijing fumes President Trump’s administration hammered China over the repression of Uighur Muslims and other religious minorities for the second day in a row, at ...
2019-07-19, 02:48

Awkward exchanges as Trump meets religious persecution survivors – video Donald Trump has had some awkward exchanges with survivors of religious persecution during a meeting with them in the Oval Office on Wednesday. When ...
2019-07-19, 16:48

Israel Folau's cousin dismissed by Catholic school over religious beliefs Josiah Folau reportedly called the school ‘a synagogue of Satan’ and labelled the Catholic mass ‘a paganistic ritual’The cousin of the sacked rugby s...
2019-08-02, 03:16

Court rejects bid to suspend part of Canadian province's religious symbols ban A court in the Canadian province of Quebec on Thursday rejected a bid to suspend parts of a new provincial law that bans public sector employees from...
2019-07-19, 00:32

Quebec bans some public servants from wearing religious clothing, symbols The government of the Canadian province of Quebec passed legislation banning certain public employees, including teachers and judges, from wearing an...
2019-06-18, 07:16

Pols push to end religious exemptions for vaccinations amid measles outbreak A group of pols pushing legislation that would end non-medical exemptions for vaccines statewide put faces on their fight Tuesday – rolling out kids ...
2019-05-29, 01:32

Saudi Arabia De-Fangs Religious Police But Plans To Enforce "Decency" Saudi Arabia has rendered toothless the once-feared religious police amid a liberalisation drive, but a planned "public decency" law is stoking contr...
2019-06-19, 10:48

Anti-vaxxers lose minds after religious exemption bill gets pushed through “And these are the religious people?!” The state Capitol turned into a chaotic scene Thursday as both houses of legislature — and eventua...
2019-06-14, 05:48

How religious celebs like Kanye West inspired Sunday ‘church’ fashion When Robelsie Collado orders her weekly shipment of designer outfits from Rent the Runway — a $159-a-month subscription service that’s like a library...
2019-05-21, 16:32

Quebec’s Bill 21 on religious symbols leads to fears of surveillance, monitoring Bill 21, a controversial legislation that makes it illegal for public sector employees to work while wearing religious symbols, was passed Sunday nig...
2019-06-19, 23:16

Manitoba hopes to woo Quebec civil servants worried about religious symbols ban "We think that there may be people in Quebec right now who want to come to a province where we don't have clothing police, where their freedoms will ...
2019-07-19, 02:16

Justice Dept. Keeps Wiretaps Secret in Flynn Case, Rejecting Judge’s Order The release of transcripts of calls between President Trump’s former adviser and Russia’s ambassador would have provided a highly unusual confirmatio...
2019-06-01, 03:16

U.S. Justice Dept. keeps Manafort in federal custody, citing health, personal safety Convicted felon Paul Manafort will remain in federal custody, a U.S. Justice Department official said on Tuesday, citing concerns about the "health a...
2019-06-18, 22:16

Teachers sue Education Dept., Betsy DeVos over 'misleading' loan forgiveness program The American Federation of Teachers, one of largest educators unions in the United States, filed a lawsuit Thursday against the Department of Educati...
2019-07-11, 20:32

State Dept. Forces Out Official Who Worked on Plan That Led to Ex-Employer's Arms Deals The State Department has forced out a senior official who played a role in crafting a plan that led to billions of dollars going to the defense firm ...
2019-06-06, 04:16

Justice Dept. Offers to Renew Talks With Democrats if Contempt Vote Is Deferred House Democrats planned a vote next week to hold the attorney general in contempt over his refusal to provide lawmakers the Mueller report’s full tex...
2019-06-04, 22:48

Justice Dept. included anti-Semitic post in morning news brief to judges The post by VDARE featured links that directly attacked immigration judges with racially tinged slurs and a specific anti-Semitic reference about Jew...
2019-08-23, 04:48

State Dept. Officials Force Out Top Policy Planner and Adviser to Mike Pompeo Kiron Skinner, one of the highest-ranking African-American women in the department, oversaw a unit developing a long-term strategy addressing China a...
2019-08-04, 04:32

Agriculture Dept. Announces Plan to Move Economists to Kansas City Region The relocation plan follows criticism from career staff members who have been fearful about their jobs being moved and who have speculated that the T...
2019-06-14, 03:16

U.S. Justice Dept. seeks 'path forward' for adding citizenship query to census A U.S. Justice Department lawyer told a Maryland-based federal judge on Wednesday that President Donald Trump's administration is seeking a "path for...
2019-07-04, 08:00

UPDATE 2-U.S. reviews export requests to Huawei with 'highest scrutiny' -Commerce Dept The U.S. government said on Wednesday it was reviewing license requests from U.S. companies seeking to export products to China's Huawei Technologies...
2019-07-04, 00:48

Ethics Office Investigates Whether Interior Dept. Officials Violated Transparency Laws The department’s internal ethics watchdog is examining whether top Trump appointees violated open-record laws by withholding or delaying the release ...
2019-07-24, 05:00

UPDATE 1-U.S. reviewing requests to export to Huawei with 'highest scrutiny' -Commerce Dept The U.S. government said on Wednesday it was reviewing license requests from U.S. companies seeking to export products to China's Huawei Technologies...
2019-07-03, 23:32

Justice Dept. Seeks to Halt Democrats’ Suit Over Trump’s Profits in Office The department asked an appeals court for an emergency order halting the emoluments lawsuit as congressional Democrats issued subpoenas to the presid...
2019-07-09, 04:32

Justice Dept. declines to charge NYPD officer in Eric Garner's death Federal prosecutors announced Tuesday they will not file charges against a New York City Police Department officer in the controversial death of Eric...
2019-07-16, 19:16

U.S. Justice Dept asks appeals court to pause antitrust ruling against Qualcomm The U.S. Justice Department asked a federal appeals court to pause the enforcement of a sweeping antitrust ruling against mobile chip supplier Qualco...
2019-07-17, 02:48

Kamala Harris Wants to Require States to Clear Abortion Laws With Justice Dept. Taking a cue from the Voting Rights Act, Ms. Harris’s plan would require some states to obtain federal approval before restrictions could take effect...
2019-05-28, 21:32

State Dept. Intelligence Analyst Quits to Protest Blocked House Testimony The analyst, Rod Schoonover, spoke in June before the House Intelligence Committee, but the White House refused to approve his written testimony for ...
2019-07-11, 00:32

Park Police chief MacLean promoted to top Interior Dept. law enforcement post MacLean, a 28-year veteran of the Park Police, has been criticized for his silence during the Bijan Ghaisar investigation. He will oversee the Park P...
2019-08-23, 01:48

Justice Dept. again sides with Trump over House in personal financial records fight The Trump administration's Justice Department has again taken President Donald Trump's side in a fight between him -- as a private citizen -- and the...
2019-08-20, 04:48

White House Social Media Summit promises to be carnival of conservative bias victimhood The White House Social Media summit is shaping up to be a carnival of right-wing extremists and conspiracy-theorists who believe they are victims of ...
2019-07-09, 03:16

Proud Boys rally for free speech, protest bias in social media in Washington D.C. An extremist group with ties to white nationalism attracted about 250 supports to its Demand Free Speech rally Saturday in protest of anti-conservati...
2019-07-07, 07:32

Facebook makes small tweaks after anti-conservative-bias report. They’re unlikely to make the issue go away. Facebook has faced repeated criticism from conservatives that it is biased against them. It released an interim report Tuesday with its first finding...
2019-08-20, 23:48

Supreme Court orders new trial in murder case that raised questions of racial bias Justices throw out the most recent conviction of Curtis Flowers, who has been tried an extraordinary six times for a 1996 quadruple murder in Mississ...
2019-06-21, 18:16

Supreme Court to hear Comcast appeal in Byron Allen racial bias suit The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear cable television operator Comcast Corp's bid to throw out comedian and producer Byron Allen's racial ...
2019-06-10, 21:48

Salesforce talks about its Einstein Analytics product for financial services and new tools to combat AI bias Salesforce's Allison Witherspoon spoke with TechRepublic about the new industry-specific Einstein Analytics products and the new Trailhead modules de...
2019-06-15, 00:48

Canada rights groups may appeal judge's decision not to stay ban on religious clothing Two Canadian civil rights organizations said on Thursday they have been allowed to appeal a Quebec judge's decision not to stay a provincial ban http...
2019-08-01, 19:32

Rami Malek agreed to play Bond villain only if character had no religious motives "Bond 25" is currently in production, and the man set to play the iconic British agent's foe is opening up. Rami Malek, who was cast as the villain i...
2019-07-03, 19:32

Airports are unlikely to follow Orlando's lead in banning religious services at interfaith chapels Chapels and interfaith prayer spaces, many with full or part-time chaplains, are among the amenities offered by more than three dozen airports around...
2019-06-02, 22:00

Trump meets Chinese Uighur, other religious persecution victims at White House U.S. President Donald Trump, who has made religious freedom a centerpiece of his foreign policy, met on Wednesday with victims of religious persecuti...
2019-07-18, 14:16

Prominent anti-vaxxers lose New York court case over religious exemptions Enlarge / Anti-vaccine advocate Robert F. Kennedy Jr. during a public hearing on vaccine related bills in 2015. (credit: Getty | Portland Press Hera...
2019-07-13, 06:00

Justice Dept. probing whether J&J lied to public about talcum powder’s cancer risk: report A federal grand jury in Washington is looking into what Johnson & Johnson officials knew about the cancer risks in the company’s Baby Powder-brand ta...
2019-07-14, 13:32

Lawmakers Accuse State Dept. of Defying Federal Law by Missing Deadlines for Yemen Reports The State Department is refusing to submit reports mandated by Congress detailing efforts by Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates to alleviate t...
2019-08-17, 01:32

UPDATE 1-U.S. offer to sell Patriot system to Turkey 'off the table' - State Dept official The U.S. offer to sell Raytheon Co's Patriot missile defense system to Turkey is "off the table," having expired following Ankara's decision to accep...
2019-08-22, 23:16

State Dept. approves $950M drone support services sale to South Korea The State Department provided notice Tuesday of a potential $950 million sale of Contractor Logistical Support for drone service contract for South K...
2019-08-01, 02:00

State Dept. 'deeply concerned' by China threats as unrest in Hong Kong grows Bipartisan U.S. concern over the discord in Hong Kong is growing, as the State Department on Wednesday issued a travel warning for the region and exp...
2019-08-16, 17:00

UPDATE 2-U.S. Justice Dept asks appeals court to pause antitrust ruling against Qualcomm The U.S. Justice Department asked a federal appeals court to pause the enforcement of a sweeping antitrust ruling against mobile chip supplier Qualco...
2019-07-17, 02:48

U.S. judge denies Justice Dept. request to shake up legal team in census case A federal judge in Manhattan on Tuesday denied an effort by the U.S. Justice Department to shake up the legal team of civil division attorneys that h...
2019-07-10, 03:16

Ethics Office Examines Allegations That Interior Dept. Officials Violated Transparency Laws The department’s internal ethics watchdog is examining whether top Trump appointees violated open-record laws by withholding or delaying the release ...
2019-08-04, 19:00

Federal Judge Rules New Evidence of Race and Partisan Bias in Citizenship Question Issue Deserves a 2nd Look A federal judge in Maryland on Wednesday ruled there is enough new evidence to suggest the need to reconsider whether the Trump administration conspi...
2019-06-20, 04:48

UPDATE 2-U.S. Supreme Court to hear Comcast appeal in Byron Allen racial bias suit The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear cable television operator Comcast Corp's bid to throw out comedian and producer Byron Allen's racial ...
2019-06-10, 19:16

New York Will No Longer Allow Vaccine Exemptions for Religious Reasons Amid Ongoing Measles Outbreaks New York lawmakers voted on Thursday to repeal vaccine exemptions for religious reasons in school-age children as the state continues to battle ongoi...
2019-06-14, 20:01

Anti-Vaxxers Fail to Block New York Law Eliminating Religious Exemptions to Vaccine Requirements A New York State Supreme Court Justice on Friday rejected a suit brought by 55 families attempting to block the state’s recently passed law “eliminat...
2019-07-14, 04:16

Christian student group sues university for 'equal access,' alleges religious discrimination A prominent Christian student group is suing its university to ensure "equal access" like other student groups on campus, alleging anti-Christian dis...
2019-07-12, 23:32

Trump to meet religious persecution victims from 17 countries, including China: White House U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday was set to meet with survivors of religious persecution from 17 countries, including China, Turkey, North Ko...
2019-07-17, 23:00

Cue Shock and Awe: New Poll Reveals White Evangelicals Are the Most Islamophobic Religious Group, Love Trump Considering white Evangelicals use MAGA hats as bookmarks for their bibles, it should come as no surprise that a new poll has deemed them the most Is...
2019-05-23, 20:32

Special Counsel Robert Mueller to make statement at Justice Dept. amid pressure to testify Special Counsel Robert Mueller is expected to deliver a statement on his investigation into Russian interference during the 2016 presidential electio...
2019-05-29, 16:48

Whodunit? As Feds Scan DMV Records Using Facial Recognition Software and More Cities Use the Technology, Racial Bias Could Be a Problem When you go to your local DMV office and stand in front of the camera to take as decent a photo as possible, you probably aren’t thinking about the p...
2019-07-09, 21:16

John Oliver, Larry David and Wanda Sykes Give Medical Bias the Last Week Tonight Treatment John Oliver, Wanda Sykes, and Larry David teamed up to help fight reported bias in medical care on Sunday night’s Last Week Tonight. According ...
2019-08-19, 15:48

Michael Dreeben, longtime Supreme Court lawyer who aided Mueller probe, leaving Justice Dept. He took a sabbatical from the solicitor general’s office to join the special counsel’s team investigating Russia’s interference in the 2016 election....
2019-06-20, 01:00

House Republicans demand hearing after State Dept. cites 'multiple security incidents' under Clinton leadership House Oversight Committee Republicans on Tuesday formally called for a hearing on security breaches at the State Department during Hillary Clinton's ...
2019-06-19, 03:00

20 Democratic state attorneys general sue to stop Trump religious discrimination protections for healthcare workers Democratic attorneys general in 20 states and the District of Columbia sued the Trump administration Tuesday to overturn a rule that protects healthc...
2019-05-22, 01:00

More than 30 members of clergy, religious activists sign letter declaring their churches immigrant 'sanctuaries': report A group of more than 30 clergy and religious activists in Birmingham have signed a letter promising sanctuary to immigrants facing mass deportations ...
2019-08-14, 01:32

Religious group demands Netflix cancel Good Omens… which is a show on Amazon Prime Video A religious Christian group in the US called Return to Order recently launched a petition calling for Netflix to cancel the series Good Omens. Their ...
2019-06-21, 11:48

Facebook Has Been Paying Contractors to Transcribe Users’ Facebook Messenger Voice Chats (Bloomberg) — Facebook Inc. has been paying hundreds of outside contractors to transcribe clips of audio from users of its services, according ...
2019-08-14, 20:00

Baku forum to push back against ‘rise of hate’ with strong call for cultural and religious tolerance, says UN official Just off a plane from Sri Lanka, Miguel Angel Moratinos, United Nations High Representative for the Alliance of Civilizations (UNOAC), said on Wednes...
2019-05-21, 14:31

New York poised to end religious exemption to vaccine mandates for schoolchildren amid worst measles outbreak in decades ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York poised to end religious exemption to vaccine mandates for schoolchildren amid worst measles outbreak in decades. The pos...
2019-06-14, 00:48

A ban on child labor in Africa is not enough Many children in Africa have to work as domestic helps, on plantations or in prostitution to survive. They are robbed of their childhood and guarante...
2019-06-12, 13:48

Women can now use VR to check out during labor Virtual reality can distract from very real pain. VR headsets are being offered to moms-to-be during labor to help distract from the painful experien...
2019-08-10, 15:00

A Trump executive order aimed at addressing allegations of anti-conservative bias on social media services like Twitter and Facebook is reportedly in the works Getty/Business Insider The White House is reportedly floating several drafts of an Executive Order aimed at social media companies like Facebook and...
2019-08-08, 06:32

State Dept. updates ‘anti-Semitism’ definition following Omar’s anti-Israel resolution The U.S. State Department recently revised its definition of anti-Semitism, in what some view as at least partially a response to the comments and ac...
2019-08-11, 13:00

2020 Democrats Want Labor to Know They Care It took several decades and one final, disastrous election for Democrats to acknowledge they had taken union support for granted. Many of them appear...
2019-06-19, 00:32

Some GE Factories Reject New Labor Deal Workers at several General Electric factories voted against a new four-year contract, surprising the conglomerate and union leaders who had negotiate...
2019-07-10, 15:48

Slovakia to host EU's new labor agency The Slovak capital Bratislava on Thursday won the right to host a new European Union agency to oversee the labor market that is due to start operatin...
2019-06-13, 12:00

Why the ‘skilled labor shortage’ is all about timing Dear John: The “skilled labor shortage” is BS. I just got a Master of Science degree in computer science with a focus on artificial intelligence, and...
2019-07-21, 07:16

No trash, recycling collection on Labor Day Residential and commercial trash and recycling will not be collected on Labor Day. All of City of Tucson residential and commercial customers with re...
2019-08-23, 20:16

The best time to book your Labor Day flight Labor Day is just 67 days away, which means that if you're looking for one last summer getaway before school starts, chances are you've already start...
2019-06-27, 20:48

BBC accused of 'bias' over European election coverage - despite giving Nigel Farage prime interview slot The BBC was facing accusations of bias over its European election coverage today, with viewers saying the broadcaster "grossly under represented" the...
2019-05-27, 16:48

'Shopping while black': Yes, bias against black customers is real Name a store, and I’ll bet I can find a black person who has experienced discrimination there, writes Cassi Pittman ClaytorName a store, any store, f...
2019-06-24, 10:16

N.F.L. Labor Talks Likely to Hinge on 18-Game Proposal The players are expected to get a larger percentage of league revenue in their next deal, and the owners are again aiming to expand the 16-game regul...
2019-07-31, 18:16

Behind the Labor Department’s gambling game of job reports If we are to believe the US Labor Department, companies went through a massive hiring spurt in April and then slammed on the brakes in May. Neither i...
2019-06-11, 11:01

Trump to nominate Scalia's son for labor secretary U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he intends to nominate Eugene Scalia, the oldest son of the late Supreme Court justice Antonin Scalia, t...
2019-07-19, 07:16

For Decoding Labor Market, Unemployment Rate May Not Do the Job A low jobless rate should mean a tight labor market and inflation on the rise. Instead, wage growth has been muted and inflation weak, leading econom...
2019-07-14, 21:48

Alexander Acosta resigns as labor secretary Embattled Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta resigned Friday morning amid the fallout over his handling of a sex trafficking case involving billionaire...
2019-07-12, 18:16

CBOE, C2 and CFE Trading Schedule for the Labor Day Holiday CHICAGO, IL -- August 25, 2016 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) today announced the following trading schedule for Chicago Board Options Excha...
2019-05-21, 23:32

Schumer calls for Labor Sec to resign over Epstein Sen. Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and a growing list of Democrats say Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta should resign for his role in a 2008 plea dea...
2019-07-09, 18:48

Book Your Labor Day Flights This Week for the Best Deals If you’re planning to travel on Labor Day weekend, then the time to book your flight is now, as in right now. Data from CheapFlights.com suggests tha...
2019-08-20, 16:16

Trump Manages to Get an Even Worse Labor Secretary Than the Last One Last week’s welcome resignation of Labor Secretary Alex Acosta came with a caveat: Acosta appeared to not be entirely on board with the White House’s...
2019-07-18, 02:32

UN labor organization celebrates 100 years of unity GENEVA (AP) — The U.N.’s labor organization is touting its 100-year anniversary as a symbol of multilateral cooperation, as key world leaders l...
2019-06-10, 13:48

CBOE C2 And Cfe Trading Schedule For Labor Day Holiday CHICAGO, IL - August 25, 2014 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced the following trading schedule for Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBO...
2019-05-22, 01:16

Southwest Airlines cancels 737 Max flights through Labor Day Southwest Airlines announced Thursday it will keep its Boeing 737 Max fleet on the ground through the Labor Day weekend, joining the only other U.S. ...
2019-06-13, 22:16

Police to crack down on impaired driving through Labor Day WASHINGTON (AP) — About 30,000 police officers will be out on the roads around the country through the Labor Day weekend to crack down on impaired dr...
2019-08-15, 01:00

Barr: Justice Dept. is ‘all in’ on criminal justice overhaul _____ EDGEFIELD, S.C. (AP) — Leroy Nolan has spent the last 26 years behind bars at a federal prison for a drug conviction. In the prison factory, he...
2019-07-14, 01:32

‘Mosques should be safe havens, not sites of terror’, says Guterres announcing UN plan to help safeguard religious sites In the wake of a horrific mass shooting at two New Zealand mosques, UN Secretary-General António Guterres has announced his intention to launch a UN ...
2019-05-22, 07:00

CBOE, C2, CFE, and CBSX Trading Schedule for Labor Day Holiday CHICAGO, IL, August 23, 2012 - CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) today announced the following trading schedule for Chicago Board Options Exchange (...
2019-05-22, 09:32

ESPN's ACC Network Will Rely On Cheap Student Labor The long-anticipated ACC Network launches tonight. The network, which includes a linear TV channel and a digital streaming platform, will be owned by...
2019-08-23, 13:48

Strong labor market boosts U.S. consumer confidence Consumer confidence jumped in May as households grew more upbeat about the labor market, suggesting the economy remained on solid ground despite sign...
2019-05-28, 21:01

REI's Labor Day Sale Includes Over 13,000 Deals On the Best Outdoor Brands REI’s Labor Day Sale is always one of the company’s biggest sales of the year. In fact, you could think of it as REI’s Black Friday, since the brand ...
2019-08-23, 16:16

Israeli Labor party leader says he won’t seek re-election JERUSALEM (AP) — The leader of Israel’s venerable Labor party says he won’t seek re-election as party chairman. Avi Gabbay announced on T...
2019-06-11, 14:16

Not funny: Midwife slapped with $4,836 bill for laughing gas during her labor More and more hospitals are billing their services by the minute. For this nurse, a comfortable birth experience cost thousands of dollars.  &#...
2019-06-12, 20:16

AFL-CIO leadership: the two women vying to be America's top labor official Liz Shuler and Sara Nelson, both in their 40s and from Oregon, lead the undeclared race to succeed Richard Trumka at the union federationLiz Shuler a...
2019-07-08, 10:00

CBOE, CFE, C2 and CBSX Trading Schedule for the Labor Day Holiday CHICAGO, IL, August 14, 2013 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced the following trading schedule for Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE)...
2019-05-22, 01:32

If You're Flying American Airlines, Expect Delays Until After Labor Day Back in March, Boeing 737 MAX aircraft were grounded after a tragic Ethiopian Airlines flight crashed, killing all 157 people on board. But, yes—ther...
2019-06-10, 18:16

US Labor Secretary Acosta resigns over Epstein affair Donald Trump's Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta has resigned after criticism of a legal deal made years ago that led to financier Jeffrey Epstein onl...
2019-07-12, 20:00

Alaska labor deal reached to end 10-day ferry strike Alaska officials and the union for striking boat workers have reached a deal to end a walkout that has shut down the state's ferry system for 10 days...
2019-08-03, 00:48

Democratic Candidates Praise Labor — and the Obama Legacy, Too After widespread criticism over attacks on Barack Obama at this week’s debates, Democratic candidates at a labor forum in Las Vegas took a very diffe...
2019-08-04, 04:32

M.L.B. and Players’ Union Set to Begin Early Labor Talks Never before have the two sides attempted such a significant renegotiation in the middle of a contract’s term, underscoring the urgency felt in both ...
2019-06-18, 07:01

CBOE, CBSX and CFE Trading Schedule for Labor Day Holiday CHICAGO, August 26, 2010- The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE) and CBOE Stock Exchange (CBSX) today announced the f...
2019-05-22, 21:16

U.S. underlying inflation stirring; labor market tightening U.S. underlying consumer prices increased by the most in nearly 1-1/2 years in June amid solid gains in a range of goods and services, but that did n...
2019-07-11, 23:32

| Calls mount for resignation of Trump labor secretary Democratic Party leaders called on Tuesday for the resignation of President Donald Trump's secretary of labor over a secret plea deal he made a decad...
2019-07-10, 08:48

U.S. labor market slowing as job openings, hiring fall U.S. job openings and hiring fell in June, suggesting that demand for labor was cooling in tandem with a slowing economy, which could provide another...
2019-08-06, 21:32

The US labor market is broken ... but an Opportunity Marketplace could save it A big, bold idea to create an empowering labor market would give Americans without college degrees a chance to shine No market is more broken than th...
2019-08-14, 14:32

Labor Secretary Acosta says Epstein crimes 'horrific' U.S. Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta said on Tuesday that he was glad financier Jeffrey Epstein was being prosecuted on sex trafficking charges and ...
2019-07-09, 19:48

Labor union leader Héctor Figueroa dead at 57 Héctor Figueroa, the president of Local 32BJ of the Service Employees International Union and one the nation’s most influential labor leaders, died o...
2019-07-13, 01:32

Trump to Nominate Eugene Scalia for Labor Secretary Job Mr. Scalia, the son of Antonin Scalia who worked in the Bush administration, is expected to bring a pro-business approach and stability to the Labor ...
2019-07-19, 04:16

Here's a Dickhead Media Exec Blatantly Violating Labor Law If you like sports, you probably know Barstool. Even if you don’t, you probably know Barstool as the online home for sports-adjacent bros who are als...
2019-08-14, 02:32

Trump nominates Eugene Scalia to be labor secretary President Donald Trump on Thursday said he plans to nominate Gene Scalia, the son of late Supreme Court Associate Justice Antonin Scalia, to be labor...
2019-07-19, 03:48

Mourners bid farewell to labor leader Héctor Figueroa Thousands of mourners packed Riverside Church on Wednesday to remember Héctor Figueroa, the firebrand labor leader who gave a voice to the voiceless ...
2019-07-25, 06:48

US airlines expect record crowds over Labor Day weekend The trade group Airlines for America forecast Tuesday that 17.5 million passengers will fly on US carriers between Aug. 28 and Sept. 3. That would be...
2019-08-21, 09:16

U.S. first-quarter unit labor costs revised down sharply U.S. unit labor costs were weaker than initially thought in the first quarter and costs declined in the prior period, suggesting inflation could rema...
2019-06-06, 15:32

Fed describes labor market as strong, weak inflation as 'transitory' U.S. economic growth continued "at a solid pace" in the first half of the year though it likely weakened in recent months as higher tariffs depressed...
2019-07-05, 19:48

Casper is running an early Labor Day sale on its popular mattresses Casper mattresses are some of the most popular options on the market, and right now you can save on them ahead of Labor Day.     ...
2019-08-10, 00:00

NHLPA's Don Fehr addresses player labor concerns NHLPA executive director Don Fehr discusses escrow, which a majority of player representatives consider the biggest issue in CBA talks. (June 16) &#...
2019-06-18, 01:32

UAW Talks Open With Labor Costs Rising, Slowdown Looming After years of prosperity, car companies in Detroit are entering contract talks with the UAW this week. Their top concern is capping fast-rising labo...
2019-07-16, 21:48

U.S. home sales, manufacturing stumble; labor market strong Sales of new U.S. single-family homes fell from near an 11-1/2-year high in April as prices rebounded and manufacturing activity slowed to its lowest...
2019-05-23, 19:00

WRAPUP 1-U.S. labor market on solid footing; manufacturing still slowing The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits fell more than expected last week, pointing to underlying labor market strength...
2019-06-20, 16:48

#MeToo anti-harassment treaty adopted by UN labor agency The International Labor Organization (ILO) has adopted a new treaty against violence and harassment in the workplace. Sparked by the #MeToo movement,...
2019-06-21, 18:16

The Brutal Labor Battle Consuming Pittsburgh's Biggest Paper PITTSBURGH— In April, the staff of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette was awarded a Pulitzer Prize for its coverage of the massacre at the Tree of Life Syna...
2019-05-24, 02:32

Democrats call for labor chief to resign over Epstein deal U.S. Democratic lawmakers on Tuesday called for Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta to resign amid renewed concerns over the way the former federal pros...
2019-07-09, 18:16

Pregnant bikini model shamed for ‘problematic’ labor photoshoot A bikini model has been slammed online for posing for a staged photo with a full face of makeup to announce that she had gone into labor. Australian ...
2019-06-05, 01:32

Embattled Labor Secretary Acosta says Epstein crimes 'horrific' U.S. Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta, under pressure from Democrats to resign over his handling of a decade-old sex abuse case against financier Jef...
2019-07-09, 19:48

Beto O'Rourke's labor plan promises $15 an hour, right to unionize Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke unveiled his plans for a 21st century labor contract that calls for more rights and higher pay for wo...
2019-08-23, 04:16

Trump to Nominate Eugene Scalia to Serve as Labor Secretary President Trump intends to nominate Eugene Scalia, a son of the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, as secretary of labor, sources said, tappi...
2019-07-19, 03:48

Toni Morrison on Solidarity and the Labor of Writing Is Still Relevant Nearly 40 Years Later The death of acclaimed author, Nobel Laureate, and Pulitzer Prize winner Toni Morrison has been met with an outpouring of reflections and tributes, e...
2019-08-07, 06:00

U.S. labor market strong; second-quarter GDP growth expected to be revised down The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, suggesting the labor market remains strong even as...
2019-08-08, 22:00

Thanks to persistent low unemployment, labor’s share of income, which has been declining for decades Thanks to persistent low unemployment, labor’s share of income, which has been declining for decades due to capital’s victorious class war, could fin...
2019-06-10, 23:48

Labor Secretary Acosta defends Epstein plea deal U.S. Labor Secretary Alex Acosta on Wednesday praised the new case against financier Jeffrey Epstein on sex trafficking charges and defended the role...
2019-07-10, 23:48

UN labor agency passes accord to reduce workplace harassment The U.N.’s labor agency has adopted its first convention specifically aimed to reduce violence and harassment in the workplace, with its chief credit...
2019-06-21, 15:16

Malaysia to reform labor laws to cut 'over-dependence' on foreigners, says Mahathir Malaysia will review its labor laws to cut an "over-dependence" on foreign labor and address other issues, the country's prime minister said Thu...
2019-08-01, 08:16

Senators ask CBP to block imports of cocoa made with forced labor Senators Sherrod Brown of Ohio and Ron Wyden of Oregon urged the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency to block the import of cocoa made wi...
2019-07-17, 01:32

CBOE Holdings’ Exchanges Trading Schedule for Labor Day Holiday CHICAGO -- August 29, 2017 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (BATS: CBOE | NASDAQ: CBOE) today announced the following trading schedules for Chicago Board Optio...
2019-05-21, 18:16

Analysis: Softer Labor Market Could Strengthen Case for Rate Cut May employment report adds to signs the U.S. economy was cooling even before the recent escalation in trade tensions—which could make it easier for F...
2019-06-07, 19:16

Student Journalist Uncovers High School’s Use of Prison Labor Spencer Cliche, a high school senior in Massachusetts, conducted a monthlong investigation into his school’s use of prison labor to reupholster audit...
2019-06-28, 19:32

Businesses have a new labor problem: Fewer teens available for summer jobs Only about 40% of teens ages 16 through 19 were in the labor force last summer, according to a CNBC analysis of Bureau of Labor Statistics data. ...
2019-07-05, 17:16

U.S. factories show signs of trouble; labor market still firm Activity is contracting in the U.S. manufacturing sector but the number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits fell last week, si...
2019-08-23, 07:16

23 fashion and beauty retailers having amazing pre-Labor Day sales this weekend Save big on back-to-school styles, summer clearance items, and beauty products at all your favorite online retailers.      ...
2019-08-23, 20:48

Japan summons South Korean ambassador over WWII labor row Japan's Foreign Ministry has summoned the South Korean ambassador amid a deepening diplomatic dispute over wartime compensation. Earlier, an elderly ...
2019-07-19, 17:32

High Profile Labor Leader Has a New Gig Fighting Against Teacher's Unions Andy Stern spent 14 years as the head of the SEIU, America’s most politically active labor union. He was perhaps the most visible union leader in Ame...
2019-07-22, 20:48

Nothing to do with labor: Largest union in US adopts radical abortion stance The National Education Association, a labor union which claims a membership of over 3 million, has for years avoided scaring off or offending Christi...
2019-07-12, 03:48

Mexican manufacturers demand background checks for migrant labor Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has promised thousands of jobs to migrants waiting on the northern border for U.S. asylum, but some emp...
2019-07-03, 03:16

WRAPUP 1-U.S. trade deficit at five-month high; labor market slowing The U.S. trade deficit jumped to a five-month high in May as imports of goods increased, likely as businesses restocked ahead of an increase in tarif...
2019-07-03, 15:48

Japan, South Korea raise the stakes in dispute over forced labor Japan and South Korea raised the stakes on Tuesday in a diplomatic dispute that threatens to disrupt global supplies of smartphones and chips, with S...
2019-07-09, 15:48

Lawmakers push for labor secretary's resignation over Epstein plea deal Senior Democrats are renewing calls for Alexander Acosta to step down or face congressional scrutiny for 2008 ‘sweetheart deal’The US labor secretary...
2019-07-09, 08:48

Nancy Pelosi calls for labor secretary to resign over Epstein deal House Speaker Nancy Pelosi called for Labor Secretary Alex Acosta to resign for negotiating a plea deal with Jeffrey Epstein that allowed the multimi...
2019-07-09, 19:16

Labor union, airport avert midnight London Heathrow strike Heathrow Airport officials and labor union leaders averted the start of a two-day strike by workers at Europe’s busiest airport, agreeing Sunday to k...
2019-08-05, 04:48

Germany's new refugee labor laws slammed as lacking common sense German lawmakers are set to pass a bundle of measures to make it easier to integrate migrants, but also deport rejected asylum-seekers. Experts say t...
2019-06-07, 06:48

North Korean nuclear envoy emerges at art show after labor exile A senior North Korean official believed to have been exiled to a labor camp after US-Korea nuclear talks fell apart in February was spotted hob-nobbi...
2019-06-03, 04:32

John Oliver Goes to Work for Prison Labor Reform on Last Week Tonight On Sunday night’s episode of Last Week Tonight, John Oliver returned to one of his favorite topics: The criminal justice system in the United S...
2019-08-06, 06:32

Mexico’s Congress Votes to Expand Domestic Workers’ Labor Rights Mexico’s Congress voted to grant the country’s cleaners, cooks, babysitters, gardeners, caretakers and other domestic workers basic labor rights like...
2019-05-21, 18:00

First 'Harry Potter: Wizards Unite' festival occurs Labor Day weekend Niantic promised real-world events for Harry Potter: Wizards Unite in the same vein as Pokémon Go Fests when it announced the game's offi...
2019-06-29, 19:16

Nationals launch ‘kids eat free’ program at home games through Labor Day Kids 12 and under can receive a free hot dog, potato chips or apple sauce and drink, in a program the Nationals say is unique in Major League Basebal...
2019-07-20, 00:32

Trump says Labor Secretary Acosta resigning amid Epstein case U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday that Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta has resigned, believing that he has become a distraction to the admi...
2019-07-12, 18:00

Local labor laws apply to Ryanair employees: Belgian court Belgium's labor laws can apply to Ryanair employees based in the country, a local court ruled on Friday, in a case that could set a precedent elsewhe...
2019-06-14, 20:16

Japan, South Korea raise stakes in dispute over forced labor Japan and South Korea raised the stakes on Tuesday in a dispute that threatens to disrupt global supplies of smartphones and chips, with South Korea ...
2019-07-09, 22:48

Bernie Sanders introduces labor plan to broaden union power Sen. Bernie Sanders, who has frequently done his presidential campaigning on picket lines, unveiled a comprehensive set of proposals on Wednesday des...
2019-08-21, 17:16

Labor tensions flare at American Airlines over hundreds of canceled flights American Airlines wants the union representing its mechanics to cover the airlines' financial losses from hundreds of flight cancellations that ...
2019-08-14, 17:32

WRAPUP 1-U.S. trade deficit narrows in April; labor market strong The U.S. trade deficit unexpectedly narrowed in April as imports of goods dropped to a 15-month low, which could support the economy as it slows afte...
2019-06-06, 15:32

Trump's labor chief Acosta to address Epstein plea deal U.S. Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta called a news conference on Wednesday to address his role in a non-prosecution agreement more than 10 years ago...
2019-07-10, 20:32

Japan labor minister: Dress codes requiring high heels 'necessary' Dress codes by Japanese companies that require women to wear high heels are "occupationally necessary," Tokyo's labor minister said in response to a ...
2019-06-06, 18:48

Labor Secretary Pick Eugene Scalia Has Strong Antiregulation Record n Eugene Scalia, the Trump administration has found a potential secretary of labor with an established record of pursuing limits on government regula...
2019-07-19, 21:32

Historic Rise of College-Educated Women in Labor Force Changes Workplace This is the first year ever that women are going to make up the majority of the college-educated labor force, a milestone that is already altering be...
2019-08-21, 03:16

Schumer: Labor Secretary Acosta should resign over Jeffrey Epstein case Sen. Chuck Schumer on Tuesday called for Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta to resign over his handling of convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein’s Florid...
2019-07-09, 19:16

Calls for boycott of Japan grow in South Korea as labor row simmers Calls in South Korea for a boycott of Japanese goods in response to Japanese restrictions on the export of high-tech material to South Korea picked u...
2019-07-05, 08:00

Labor Secretary Acosta resigning amid Epstein deal scrutiny President Donald Trump speaks to members of the media with Secretary of Labor Alex Acosta on the South Lawn of the White House, Friday, July 12, 2019...
2019-07-12, 19:48

Trump's Labor Secretary Acosta resigns amid Epstein case U.S. Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta resigned on Friday amid fresh scrutiny of his handling of the sex abuse case against financier Jeffrey Epstein,...
2019-07-12, 20:16

US labor force hits new high amid rising trade tensions The US labor force grew to a new high of 163.4 million last month — a record that was overshadowed Friday by rising trade tensions. The Labor Departm...
2019-08-03, 06:32

Bob Hawke: key moments in the life and career of Labor's longest serving PM – video Bob Hawke led Labor to four election victories. Born in South Australia, he grew in Western Australia and won a Rhodes scholarship to Oxford Universi...
2019-05-21, 20:32

Angus Taylor pursued by Labor over rising emissions and grassland meetings In a combative question time the energy minister suggests the Coalition has an ‘open mind’ on nuclear powerAngus Taylor has flagged the Morrison gove...
2019-07-23, 14:16

Labor questions if Coalition law to target vegan activists oversteps the mark David Littleproud says commonwealth is introducing penalties because states are doing ‘bugger all’ to stop farm invasionsThe federal Nationals frontb...
2019-07-22, 10:00

10 cheap Labor Day weekend getaways: Chicago, Denver, Vancouver, St. Lucia and more We have one more summer holiday weekend ahead of us. Do know where you're going to spend Labor Day? SmarterTravel.com has ideas, from islands to...
2019-07-22, 23:32

A recap of Thursday’s top stories: International Day honours victims of religious-based violence, UN experts on Kashmir, environmental disasters in Asia-Pacific, animal protections, and UN chief on Burkina Faso Thursday’s Daily Brief: New international day honouring victims of religious-based violence; Kashmir shutdown must be reversed; Relentless sequence o...
2019-08-22, 22:48

South Korea rejects Japan call for arbitration over wartime labor dispute South Korea on Friday rejected Japan's call for third-party arbitration over a court ruling last year ordering Japanese companies to pay compensation...
2019-07-19, 09:16