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BLM activists question equal exercise of Florida protest law

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MIAMI — Some Black Lives Matters activists say a double standard is being used as protesters in Florida block busy roadways this week in...

Belarus targets rights activists, journalists with raids

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KYIV, Ukraine — Authorities in Belarus on Wednesday raided offices and homes of dozens of human rights activists and journalists in a crackdown that...

In long-awaited speech, Biden to decry voting restrictions

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WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden will lay out the “moral case” for voting rights as he faces growing pressure from civil rights activists and...

Israel faces calls to let jailed Palestinian attend funeral

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RAMALLAH, West Bank — Palestinian activists and human rights groups have called on Israel to allow a prominent jailed lawmaker to attend her daughter's...

Feds charge 4 in Iran plot to kidnap US journalist, 4 others

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NEW YORK — An Iranian intelligence officer and three alleged members of an Iranian intelligence network have been charged in Manhattan with plotting to...

Feds charge 4 in Iran plot to kidnap US journalist, 4 others

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NEW YORK — An Iranian intelligence officer and three alleged members of an Iranian intelligence network have been charged in Manhattan with plotting to...

Amid growing frustration, White House pushes voting rights

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WASHINGTON — Facing a call to “save American democracy,” the Biden administration has unveiled new efforts to help protect voting rights amid growing complaints...

File on deputy shooting of Arkansas teen goes to prosecutors

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Arkansas State Police on Friday handed over to prosecutors the results of its investigation into a deputy's fatal shooting of...

File on deputy shooting of Arkansas teen goes to prosecutors

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Arkansas State Police on Friday handed over to prosecutors the results of its investigation into a deputy's fatal shooting of...

Hungary activists vow to resist LGBT law, symbol of EU rift

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BUDAPEST, Hungary — Activists in Hungary erected a 10-meter-high (30-foot-high) rainbow-colored heart opposite the country's neo-Gothic parliament on Thursday, vowing to wage a civil...