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World Feb 08New law in Poland expands government access to digital data
The European Union is reviewing whether a newly passed Polish law that would give the government wide-spread control over data and media has violated EU standards.
Arts Jan 08Quiz: What are critics saying about the Golden Globes nominees?
Get ready for a celebration of the some of the best voices in TV and film: the Golden Globes, airing this Sunday.
World Dec 28South Korea, Japan reach breakthrough settlement on WWII sex slaves
South Korea and Japan reached a breakthrough settlement of $8.3 million to resolve a decades-long dispute regarding Korean women forced into sex slavery by the Japanese military during World War II.
World Dec 03Court finds Oscar Pistorius guilty of murder, overturning previous decision
South Africa’s Supreme Court of Appeals on Thursday found Oscar Pistorius guilty of murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp in 2013, a move that overturns a former, less severe conviction of manslaughter.
World Nov 24Sweden introduces tighter border controls
The Swedish government announced Tuesday that it will introduce tighter border controls - further reducing the intake of asylum applicants - to force other EU countries to take significant action on the growing refugee crisis.
Nation Nov 18LA, NYC mayors announce new programs to tackle rising number of homelessness
On Tuesday, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced new programs to tackle homelessness in their respective cities.
Nation Nov 17Oxford Dictionaries 2015 word of the year is an emoji
Oxford Dictionary announced this week that the 2015 Word of the Year is not a word at all but an emoji – more specifically the ‘face with tears of joy’ emoji.
Nation Nov 12Joe’s Crab Shack joins no-tipping movement
Joe’s Crab Shack announced Wednesday it will be eliminating tipping from several of its restaurants, joining the growing national movement to get rid of tipping in American restaurants.
Nation Nov 10Protesters in ‘Fight for $15’ strike across the country
Protesters in "Fight for $15," the campaign to raise minimum wage for fast food workers to $15 an hour, launched its one-day worker strike today in 270 cities across the U.S.