UN, Microsoft Announce $5M Partnership On Human RightsMicrosoft says it's contributing $5 million over five years to the U.N. human rights office, which the Geneva-based agency calls a "landmark partnership" that could prod other big private-sector donors to follow suit.
US Declines To Join Letter Criticizing China On Human RightsThe United States has declined to join other countries in criticizing China over allegations of torture against human rights lawyers.
Federal Judge Again Blocks Texas Fetal Remains RulesA federal judge has again blocked Texas rules mandating burial or cremation of fetal remains, in a victory for abortion-rights groups.
Metro: Women's March Second Highest Day Ever For RidershipTransportation officials in Washington say the more than a million trips taken on the city's rail system Saturday make the day the second highest ridership day in the system's history.
Federal Judge Delays Texas Fetal Remains RulesA federal judge on Thursday delayed a hotly debated Texas rule mandating burial or cremation of fetal remains that were set to go into effect within days.
Rule Requiring Burial Of Fetal Remains Takes Effect In 3 WeeksIn Texas, despite the recent rebuff by the Supreme Court, new restrictions are in the offing. One new rule — requiring the cremation or burial of fetal remains — is scheduled to take effect in three weeks.
Booked National Mall Means Women's March ChangesThe planned Women’s March on Washington was meant to send a message to the new administration on the day after the inauguration, but officials say they aren't the only group seeking space on the National Mall that day.
Couch May Delay Deportation With Human Rights LawLawyers for a Texas teen who cited 'affluenza' as a defense in a deadly drunk driving wreck may be attempting to stall his deportation to the United States by claiming that Mexican authorities violated his human rights.
Sex Trafficking Ring Busted, 13 Women SavedIt took little more than a year for authorities to rescue 13 human trafficking victims in North Texas.
New Federal Government Policy Impacts Gay CouplesAttorney General Eric Holder's announcement that the federal government is expanding its recognition of same sex couples received applause and cheers in some circles.
Holocaust Survivor Shares His Story With SMU StudentsSeventy years since his escape from a Nazi death camp, Holocaust survivor Philip Bialowtiz, 83, shared his story with Southern Methodist University students Thursday night.
Jamie Foxx To Host Alabama Human Rights ShowActor Jamie Foxx will host a concert next month in Birmingham to help mark the city's role in the civil rights movement.