Workers dismantle an an obelisk dedicated to the Battle of Liberty Place, which commemorated whites who tried to topple a biracial post-Civil War government.
The money will be deployed via three streams to tackle the different issues facing women of color in distinct ways.
WHO director general says significant strides have been made in fight against sleeping sickness, elephantiasis and other neglected tropical diseases
His ouster brings an abrupt and embarrassing end to his two-decade reign as one of the most popular and influential commentators in television.
Voters in Kansas City voted overwhelmingly on Tuesday to eliminate the possibility of jail time for people caught with small amounts of marijuana or related paraphernalia.
Japan has officially recognised a same-sex couple as foster parents, marking a first for the country and signalling a growing recognition of LGBTQ rights in Japan.
Days after The New York Times published an article on April 1 detailing how $13 million had been paid out to address complaints from women about Bill O’Reilly’s behavior, advertisers like Mercedes-Benz and Hyundai began pulling their ads from his show.
De Blasio set a timeline of 10 years to reduce the overall jail population in the city, which he said would allow for a “complete departure of all inmates from Rikers Island.”
Seattle Mayor Ed Murray says his city filed a lawsuit against the Trump administration over its move to pull federal funds over immigration law enforcement.
A Montana legislative panel has rejected a bill that called for a statewide vote on whether to bar transgender people from using bathrooms and locker rooms that don’t match their gender at birth.