A collection of news and information related to Human Rights published by this site and its partners.
Displaying items 1-12 of 4498 » View ktuu.com items only1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11-375 Next >
Channel 2 NewsUpdate: Russian President Vladimir Putin signed into law a bill to ban Americans from adopting Russian children less than 24 hours after receiving the bill from the Russian Parliament. The ban is in retaliation for a new law in the U.S. that imposes...
Channel 2 NewsThe Proposition 5 debate over what's known as the Equal Rights Initiative has certainly been heated. But for all the back-and-forth between the Yes on 5 campaign, One Anchorage, and the No on 5 campaign, Protect Your Rights, representatives from the...
Channel 2 NewsAmnesty International says the United States remains near the top of the global list of nations carrying out executions and was the only Western democracy to use the practice last year. The rights group's annual review of worldwide death penalty...
Channel 2 NewsSeveral states and U.S. territories are weighing in on a lawsuit over proposed graphic cigarette warning labels that include a sewn-up corpse of a smoker and a picture of diseased lungs, saying the federal government should be allowed to require the...
The Alaska Permanent Fund would have to restrict its investment in companies that do business with Iran, if bills introduced by a group of Republicans and Democrats in the state Legislature become law. Anchorage Democratic Sen. Bill Wielechowski tells...
Tags: Democratic Party, Iran, Politics, Republican Party, Mike Burns
Channel 2 NewsMatanuska Creamery is facing allegations of religious discrimination. The dairy's former office administrator filed an accusation with the Alaska State Commission for Human Rights. Merlyn Kay Schaugaard accuses Matanuska Creamery's Chief Financial...
WASHINGTON — At the end of a truly dismal week in his presidency, President Obama remains lucky in one crucial category: his opposition. It has been only a matter of days since two scandals — the IRS harassment of conservative groups and the...
There is reason for hope in Nawaz Sharif's victory in the recent Pakistani elections. Sharif, who has twice served as Pakistan's prime minister, has said he wants to build a more robust democracy, revive the country's shattered economy and end the...
It was a sweat lodge ceremony in Texas where Jim Thorpe reached out to his grandson through a medicine man. The shaman told John Thorpe his grandfather's spirit was content in the Pennsylvania town where his body has lain for six decades. "Grandpa...
Tags: Museums, National Parks, Human Interest, Laws, Justice System
Associated PressVATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis lamented that investment losses by banks trigger more alarm in the economic crisis than the struggle of people to feed their families, as he led a huge rally Saturday to invigorate the church's moral conscience,...
Tags: Pakistan, Angela Merkel, Ethics, Financial Markets, Elections
Maria Elena Palacio was worrying her trapped pit bull wouldn't make it out alive from the blaze. This was when the businessmen began approaching her with sales pitches. "It got really crazy. The firefighters had to tell them to leave me alone," the...
Tags: Lauderhill, Fires, Oviedo, Dania Beach, Politics
LAREDO, Texas -- A recent wave of kidnappings in Nuevo Laredo was prominently featured in a recent Sunday edition of El Maņana, one of the largest and most long-standing Spanish-language newspapers on the border. But the story carried no byline, and...
Dec 28, 2012 |Story| KTUU
Mar 23, 2012 |Story| KTUU
Mar 27, 2012 |Story| AP Alaska
Dec 26, 2011 |Story| KTUU
Nov 13, 2011 |Story| AP Alaska
May 25, 2011 |Story| KTUU
May 19, 2013 |Column| Orlando Sentinel
May 19, 2013 |Story| Los Angeles Times
May 18, 2013 |Story| Allentown Morning Call
May 18, 2013 |Story| AP Broadcast
May 18, 2013 |Story| South Florida Sun-Sentinel
May 18, 2013 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Original site for Human Rights topic gallery.