Tag Archives: Social Issues

23Apr/17

Thousands take to New York streets to protest against science budget cuts

China Global Television Network (CGTN) – Tens of thousands of science and research advocates took to the streets of New York on Saturday to promote greater understanding of science and protest against their work being compromised by proposed federal budget cuts.
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16Apr/17

Pope leads Easter mass in St. Peter’s Square

On Easter, Pope denounces “oppressive regimes” but urges restraint and condemns Aleppo bus convoy attack after leading mass in St. Peter’s Square. Saskia O’Donoghue reports
Pope Francis denounced “oppressive regimes” in his Easter message Sunday and called for world leaders to prevent the spead of conflict.
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10Apr/17

Charleston church shooter pleads guilty to separate state murder counts

Dylann Roof, the white supremacist sentenced to death in federal court for the 2015 shooting massacre at a historic black church in South Carolina, pleads guilty to separate state murder charges.
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07Apr/17

Twitter refuses U.S. order to reveal user behind anti-Trump account

Twitter Inc files a federal lawsuit to block an order by the U.S. government demanding that it reveal who is behind an account opposed to President Donald Trump’s immigration policies.

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02Apr/17

Teen charged in Chicago Facebook Live gang rape

Chicago authorities have charged a 14-year-old boy in connection with the sexual assault of a teenage girl by multiple young men that was seen on Facebook Live in March. Linda So reports. Continue reading