Jain community welcomes ruling that comes days after protests against earlier ban on fasting to death ritual. India's Jain community has scored a legal victory when the Supreme Court temporarily lifted
Victorian government agrees to deal with Sex party MP Fiona Patten to introduce protest exclusion zones outside fertility clinics Protesters will be banned from harassing women on the steps of Victorian
Bad weather pushed back the first dolphin-killing of the six-month season which opens on September 1 every year, a local fisheries association official said. O'Barry, 75, was arrested Monday for allegedly
(CNN) — When the management at the Auschwitz Memorial installed sprinklers outside the former Nazi concentration camp in Poland, they thought they would create some cool comfort for visitors. Instead,
Monsoon floods have inundated hundreds of villages across the northeast Indian state of Assam, killing at least 21 people in the last four days and forcing some 800,000 people to leave their homes. The
Ending years of litigation, hunger strikes and contentious debate, California has agreed to move thousands of state prisoners out of solitary confinement under the terms of a landmark lawsuit settlement.
Both the mother and baby are reportedly doing well, and since it was an Uber they didn't even have to tip. Read: Stolen Uber Customer Accounts Are for Sale on the Dark Web for $1 A baby was born in the
Murder rates have increased sharply across the US in 2015, with at least 30 cities reporting a rise in violence. Experts say factors may vary from city to city, but no-one really knows what has caused
In a resolution that could have wide effects, California's prison system has agreed to change how it handles solitary confinement — and to review the cases of nearly 3,000 prisoners who are currently solitary.
Roderick Nunley, 50, is scheduled for lethal injection at 6 p.m. CDT. Investigators say he and his co-defendant randomly targeted and kidnapped Ann Harrison as she waited outside her Kansas City home the
The 35-mile Gotthard Base Tunnel runs below the Swiss Alps. This week saw the completion of the new longest tunnel in the world. Construction began on the Gotthard Base Tunnel, which travels 35.4 miles