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The Mayor or London, Sadiq Khan, has announced a £5 million fund to implement more public water fountains.
The 193-member U.N. General Assembly on Tuesday allowed the Palestinians to act more like a full U.N. member state during meetings in 2019, when they will chair the group…
Tens of thousands of people marched in Paris and other major cities across France on Saturday to call for greater action on climate change.
The singer waded into politics on Sunday with a social media post encouraging her fans to register to vote before it was too late.
The ride-sharing company unveiled its “Get to the Polls” feature as part of a series of initiatives to encourage riders to vote in the midterm elections on Nov. 6.
In a statement, the ministry said the two sides agreed to remove all landmines in the so-called Joint Security Area (JSA) in Panmunjom within the next 20 days.
Amazon will begin paying hundreds of thousands of warehouse workers a minimum wage of $15 per hour, the company said Tuesday, following criticism from lawmakers that some employees at…
The Social Progress Index measures 51 social and environmental indicators to create a clearer picture of what life is really like for everyday people.
The Social Justice Initiative will include monthly events focused on youth empowerment, police relations, criminal justice reform, racial equality and workforce development.
“With 75,000 Little Libraries around the world, we estimate that 54 million books will be shared this year alone and 900,000 neighbors will meet each other for the first…
In order to accomplish this objective, City pension systems will aim to double the existing $2 billion investment across all asset classes to reach $4 billion of investment in…
On Tuesday, the leaders of Ethiopia and Eritrea reopened two land border crossing points for the first time in 20 years, clearing the way for trade between the two…
Protests erupt in major international cities to demand government action on climate change as talks to reinvigorate the Paris Agreement continued in Thailand.
The Michigan Court of Appeals on Wednesday ruled in favor of placing a proposal to increase the state’s minimum wage to $12 an hour on the November ballot, the Detroit Free…
The move comes amid an initiative led by the Boston Globe editorial board in which more than 350 news organizations published editorials promoting the freedom of the press.
In addition to Pearl Jam’s efforts, over 80 Seattle restaurants joined the campaign and donated a portion of their Wednesday sales to Pearl Jam’s Home Away fund.
Christine Hallquist, a Democrat, won Vermont’s Governor’s primary.
New York City’s new regulations could set a precedent for other cities across the country that face increasingly congested roads and drivers frustrated with the depreciating value of their services.
A record number of women have won major party nominations for governor and Congressional representatives this year — a full month before primary season is officially over.
It’s the first time voters have overturned right-to-work laws through a ballot referendum in recent years.