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SACRAMENTO, California – A second person has died after a shooting inside Arden Fair during the height of Black Friday shopping in what was described as a targeted and isolated attack.
In a global push to end violence against women, activists held rallies Wednesday and world leaders called for action to stop the abuse, which worsened because of the coronavirus pandemic this year.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — The United Arab Emirates announced on Saturday a major overhaul of the country’s Islamic personal laws, allowing unmarried couples to cohabitate, loosening alcohol restrictions and criminalizing so-called “honor killings.”
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Oregon's Portland mayor will fight for a second term Tuesday in an election upended by the city’s sustained protests against racial injustice and police brutality and by the national attention from President Donald Trump and right-wing groups that support him.
Some experts say police brutality, the coronavirus pandemic that has taken disproportionate physical and financial tolls on Black people, and other issues around race have increased anxiety levels among African Americans.
David Richards, 30, was booked into Spokane County Jail, facing multiple criminal counts from two outstanding felony warrants, domestic violence and assault of law enforcement.
Gabby Dansereau has spent the past several years advocating for domestic violence awareness by running the nonprofit Stop the Silence with her aunt. Her work has earned her the 2020 YWCA Young Woman of Achievement Award.
Stephen Seymour’s girlfriend reportedly had a broken nose, bruising on her face and multiple cuts when police arrested him.
LAGOS, Nigeria — Amnesty International said in a report Wednesday that Nigeria's security forces fired upon two large gatherings of peaceful protesters Tuesday night, killing 12 people calling for an end to police brutality.
OKLAHOMA CITY — A second excavation begins Monday at a cemetery in an effort to find and identify victims of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre and shed light on violence that left hundreds dead and decimated an area that was once a cultural and economic mecca for African Americans.
Inspired by the global protests against systemic racism and police brutality, Nigerian American blogger Nifesimi Akingbe donned a black shirt that read “I am Black history,” and began recording a video.
OAKLAND, Calif. – YouTube is following the lead of Twitter and Facebook, saying that it is taking more steps to limit QAnon and other baseless conspiracy theories that can lead to real-world violence.
As the #MeToo movement marks the third year since it received global recognition, founder Tarana Burke is working to make sure it remains inclusive and reclaims its original intent: A focus on marginalized voices and experiences.
Spokane police arrested a woman Wednesday on suspicion of first-degree assault with domestic violence after allegedly hitting her boyfriend with her car .
Twitter is imposing tough new rules that restrict candidates from declaring premature victory and tighten its measures against spreading misinformation, calling for political violence and spreading thoughtless commentary in the days leading up to and following the Nov. 3 U.S. election.
The United States will detain shipments of palm oil and its products from a major producer in Malaysia after a wide range of labor abuse indicators were found, including physical and sexual violence and forced child labor, an official said Wednesday.
Addressing the U.N. General Assembly last week, Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina noted a milestone: the 25th anniversary of the Beijing women's conference that produced a global roadmap for gender equality and a ringing rallying cry that became part of the event's official declaration: "Women's rights are human rights.”
Two Spokane officers shot and killed a suspect around 5 p.m. Thursday in Airway Heights, Sgt. Teresa Fuller said.