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| Facing measles outbreaks, New York bans religious vaccination exemptions

Confronted with both serious measles outbreaks and a growing anti-vaccine movement, New York lawmakers voted Thursday to ban religious exemptions that would allow parents to circumvent schoo...

| Facing measles outbreaks, New York bans religious vaccination exemptions

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New York Will No Longer Allow Vaccine Exemptions for Religious Reasons Amid Ongoing Measles Outbreaks New York lawmakers voted on Thursday to repeal vaccine exemptions for religious reasons in school-age children as the state continues to battle ongoin...
09:36, 06/14/2019

Measles Outbreak: N.Y. Assembly Bans Religious Exemptions for Vaccinations New York, where measles has spread in ultra-Orthodox Jewish communities, would join California and a handful of other states in revoking religious exe...
15:00, 06/13/2019

States seek to cut off religious exemptions for vaccination Connecticut’s attorney general has given state lawmakers the legal go-ahead to pursue a measure that would keep parents from exempting their chi...
14:36, 05/06/2019

Italy bans unvaccinated children from schools after measles outbreaks As countries around the world grapple with rise of “anti-vax” sentiment, non-vaccinating parents in Italy face fines or their children being turned aw...
05:51, 04/28/2019

Pols push to end religious exemptions for vaccinations amid measles outbreak A group of pols pushing legislation that would end non-medical exemptions for vaccines statewide put faces on their fight Tuesday – rolling out kids w...
18:48, 05/28/2019

New York Gets Rid of Religious Exemptions for Vaccines New York’s legislature removed religious exemptions for vaccines today amid concerns about a measles outbreak, according to the New York Times....
22:36, 06/13/2019

Prominent anti-vaxxers lose New York court case over religious exemptions Enlarge / Anti-vaccine advocate Robert F. Kennedy Jr. during a public hearing on vaccine related bills in 2015. (credit: Getty | Portland Press Heral...
19:24, 07/12/2019

Anti-Vaxxers Fail to Block New York Law Eliminating Religious Exemptions to Vaccine Requirements A New York State Supreme Court Justice on Friday rejected a suit brought by 55 families attempting to block the state’s recently passed law “eliminati...
12:36, 07/13/2019

California’s Vaccination Rate Slips as Medical Exemptions Rise The state tried to lift measles vaccination rates by blocking parents from opting out based on personal beliefs. But then medical exemptions started t...
10:24, 06/07/2019

US could lose measles elimination status over outbreaks The United States has recorded its highest tally of measles cases in 27 years. If the US cannot control the outbreaks, it may lose its status of havin...
22:24, 05/30/2019

State doctors’ group wants ban on religious exemptions for vaccines ALBANY— The state’s top doctors’ group Monday backed legislation aimed at cracking down on the measles outbreak by banning religious exemptions for va...
16:00, 05/06/2019

Pete Buttigieg changes course and now says he does not support personal and religious exemptions for vaccines Associated Press South Bend, Indiana mayor and 2020 presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg backtracked on his support for exemptions for vaccinations ...
19:00, 05/01/2019

Maine Senate rejects ending religious exemptions for vaccinations An effort to end all non-medical exemptions for childhood vaccinations in Maine was in limbo on Thursday after the state Senate voted to amend it to a...
15:00, 05/02/2019

Trump tells Americans: Go get your measles vaccination U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday urged Americans to protect themselves with the measles vaccination as the number of cases of the once-eradicated...
05:53, 04/28/2019

Measles Cases in 2019 Have Hit a 25-Year High Amid Ongoing Outbreaks, CDC Says The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday said that measles cases hit a higher number this year than has been reported since 1994. If...
01:00, 05/31/2019

Vaccinations create ‘umbrella of immunity’ against global measles outbreaks, says UNICEF Between 2010 and 2017, an average of 21.1 million children missed their first dose of the measles vaccine, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)...
05:53, 04/28/2019

As measles returns, U.S. states look to cut vaccine exemptions Maine could soon prohibit parents from citing religious or personal beliefs to avoid vaccinating their children, making the U.S. state one of a half d...
12:12, 05/02/2019

Donald Trump Tells Americans: Go Get Your Measles Vaccination US President Donald Trump on Friday urged Americans to protect themselves with the measles vaccination as the number of cases of the once-eradicated d...
05:48, 04/29/2019

Germany mulls fines to boost measles vaccination rates BERLIN (AP) — Germany’s health minister is proposing fines for parents of school-age children who haven’t been vaccinated for measles. Min...
05:48, 05/05/2019

Andrew Wakefield, others hold anti-vaccine rally amid raging measles outbreaks Enlarge / Andrew Wakefield, disgraced former doctor found to have committed fraudulent research. (credit: Getty | Peter Macdiarmid) Andrew Wakefie...
20:12, 05/14/2019

Getting a measles vaccination isn't a personal choice – it's a social responsibility | Robert Reich The core issue is the common good. Measles travels through the air – and if enough people opt out of vaccinations, they put everyone at a higher riskI...
19:24, 05/05/2019

Mass measles vaccination campaign begins in Ebola-hit DR Congo province Health workers have started a massive measles vaccination campaign in north-east Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), a region that’s in the grip o...
06:36, 07/11/2019

Measles vaccination begins in Ebola-hit Congo amid fears of 'massive loss of life' Deadly measles outbreak claims almost 2,000 lives, compounding strain on health system already reeling from EbolaHealth workers in the Democratic Repu...
08:12, 07/12/2019

Anti-vaxxers defeated: NY bans exemptions as doctors vote to step up fight Enlarge / Actress Jessica Biel supporting prominent anti-vaxxer Robert F. Kennedy Jr. in an effort to protect non-medical vaccine exemptions. (credit...
16:24, 06/14/2019

Quebec bans religious symbols for state workers in new law Premier Francois Legault's government used its majority to push through Bill 21 by a vote of 73 to 35 after applying the mechanism of closure to end d...
23:24, 06/16/2019

Quebec Bans Religious Symbols in Some Public Sector Jobs A bill banning some public employees in Quebec from wearing religious symbols like head scarves, skullcaps, turbans and crosses has passed despite con...
02:12, 06/17/2019

Quebec bans some public servants from wearing religious clothing, symbols The government of the Canadian province of Quebec passed legislation banning certain public employees, including teachers and judges, from wearing any...
16:00, 06/17/2019

Global Health: Religious Objections to the Measles Vaccine? Get the Shots, Faith Leaders Say Devout parents who are worried about vaccines often object to ingredients from pigs or fetuses. But the leaders of major faiths have examined these fe...
05:49, 04/28/2019

New York repeals religious exemption for school vaccinations Gov. Andrew Cuomo is soon expected to sign the vaccination bill approved Thursday by the Senate and Assembly.        ...
21:24, 06/13/2019

New York ends religious exemption to vaccine mandates New York eliminated the religious exemption to vaccine requirements for schoolchildren Thursday, as the nation's worst measles outbreak in decades pro...
16:00, 06/14/2019

New York state ends vaccine religious exemption New York eliminated the religious exemption to vaccine requirements for schoolchildren Thursday. Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed the measure minutes after th...
06:12, 06/14/2019

New York ends religious exemption to vaccine mandate for schoolchildren State lawmakers vote to repeal exemption amid country’s worst measles outbreak in decadesNew York eliminated the religious exemption to vaccine requir...
21:24, 06/13/2019

U.S. measles outbreak grows with 75 new cases, mostly in New York U.S. health authorities recorded 75 new cases of the measles in the latest week, mostly in New York state, bringing the nationwide total to 839 cases ...
14:24, 05/13/2019

U.S. records 33 new measles cases, mostly in New York State Thirty-three new measles cases were recorded in the United States last week, most of them in New York, federal health officials said on Monday, bringi...
09:48, 06/24/2019

Measles nears record in US as the disease spreads in New York The CDC confirmed 71 new cases of measles last week, bringing the total for the year to 626 cases. In 2010, the worst year on record since measles was...
07:00, 04/28/2019

Yiddish translation of New York's measles message riddled with errors Late last year, officials at the New York State Department of Health knew they had to act fast to stem the tide of a growing measles outbreak in ultra...
09:00, 05/22/2019

With most cases centering on New York City, US measles count nears 1,000, toppling records U.S. health officials on Thursday reported 971 measles cases so far this year, the highest tally in 27 years. Illnesses have been reported in 26 state...
20:00, 05/30/2019

New York City cites 84 people for refusing to vaccinate amid measles outbreak New York City cited 84 people for refusing to vaccinate their children as the city's ongoing measles outbreak worsens, the city's health dep...
12:24, 05/07/2019

Measles cases climb to 880 in US, with most new cases in New York Health officials confirmed another 41 measles cases last week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Monday, bringing the total to 880 f...
08:36, 05/20/2019

U.S. measles outbreak grows with 60 new measles cases across 26 states The United States recorded 60 new measles cases last week, taking confirmed cases for the year to 940, the worst outbreak since 1994 and since measles...
09:36, 05/27/2019

Backyard chickens likely cause of Salmonella outbreaks: CDC NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says backyard chickens likely are behind the Salmonella outbreaks in 21 states. The ...
03:24, 05/17/2019

More than half of all Ebola outbreaks are going undetected As the second-largest Ebola epidemic in history spreads into Uganda, a modelling study has suggested that most Ebola outbreaks escape detection by doc...
11:48, 06/13/2019

CDC: Salmonella Outbreaks Could Be Linked To Backyard Poultry (LEX 18)– Health officials are investigating an outbreak of salmonella infections linked to contact with backyard poultry. The Centers for Disea...
03:00, 05/17/2019

We're Only Catching Half of All Ebola Outbreaks, Study Suggests The past five years have seen a surge in documented cases of the deadly and gruesome viral disease Ebola, thanks to widespread (and ongoing) outbreaks...
18:48, 06/13/2019

How NASA satellites are helping track disease outbreaks Mosquito-borne diseases are responsible for hundreds of thousands of deaths worldwide every year, according to the World Health Organization (WHO), wh...
10:36, 07/05/2019

Two more swine fever outbreaks detected in South Africa Two more outbreaks of African swine fever were detected in South Africa in April, its agriculture ministry said, following a spate of the disease in t...
09:12, 05/06/2019

Bulgaria reports six new outbreaks of African swine fever Bulgaria has reported new outbreaks of African swine fever among backyard pigs in six villages in the northern region of Pleven, the national food saf...
13:00, 07/09/2019

States differ in preparedness for disasters, disease outbreaks and other emergencies Some states are not as prepared as others for disasters, extreme weather and other emergencies. 24/7 Wall St. ranked them by level of preparedness. ...
06:00, 06/06/2019

Tornado outbreaks reminder to make smartphones disaster-ready Tornadoes are raging across the country, leaving destruction in their path. Make your smartphone the best tool in your disaster-preparedness plan. &#...
06:24, 05/30/2019

A Fecal Parasite Is Causing More Disease Outbreaks, and Swimming Pools May Be to Blame, CDC Says A recent announcement from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) may put a damper on summer fun. A fecal parasite often spread by ...
12:12, 07/01/2019

Debunking the anti-vaccination myths For decades, doctors and scientists have advocated for the use of vaccinations to promote public health. Vaccines are safe and effective, but there is...
14:36, 06/04/2019

Malaria vaccination: Paving the way to immunity Although it's a breakthrough, the first ever malaria vaccination only provides partial protection. But researchers are optimistic that a different vac...
05:36, 05/01/2019

Poop parasite outbreaks linked to water parks and pools, just in time for summer Summer is finally here, and that means lots and lots of hot, sunny days and plenty of trips to the local pool or nearby water park. If taking a dip in...
20:12, 07/01/2019

Student who sued over chickenpox vaccination has the disease WALTON, Ky. (AP) — The lawyer for a Kentucky high school student who wasn’t allowed to participate in school activities because he wasn’t ...
14:48, 05/08/2019

Indiegogo will ban fundraising for anti-vaccination projects Add Indiegogo to the growing list of internet giants blocking anti-vaccination content. The crowdfunding site told BuzzFeed News it will ban campaign...
05:53, 04/28/2019

New Maine Law Ends Non-Medical Excuses for Avoiding Vaccination The state of Maine has joined California, West Virginia, and Mississippi in barring the use of religious and philosophical exemptions to opt out of sc...
14:24, 05/27/2019

Fear, mistrust drive vaccination hesitancy, researchers say Half of Americans reported a hesitation or outright refusal to take an anti-Ebola vaccine, which researchers say is based on the same reasoning fuelin...
15:00, 07/18/2019

Teen at center of vaccination lawsuit catches chickenpox The Kentucky high school senior at the center of a vaccination lawsuit has reportedly come down with the chicken pox. The teen’s lawyer told the Cinci...
13:48, 05/09/2019

U.S. Plans Temporary Exemptions to Huawei Blacklist U.S. officials said they would grant a handful of temporary exceptions to an export blacklist against Huawei Technologies Co., giving suppliers and cu...
19:48, 05/20/2019

Maine to Eliminate Non-Medical Exemptions for Vaccinations (AUGUSTA, Maine) — Democratic Gov. Janet Mills on Friday signed into law a bill that eliminates religious and philosophical exemptions for vacci...
18:24, 05/24/2019

Correction: Oregon-Vaccine Exemptions story In a story May 14 about vaccine legislation in Oregon, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Washington state this year passed a law to end a...
19:36, 05/15/2019

Washington state limits vaccine exemptions Washington Gov. Jay Inslee signed a bill into law on Friday that requires children to get the combined measles, mumps and rubella vaccine if they atte...
22:48, 05/10/2019

Jessica Biel joins campaigner lobbying against Californian vaccination law The actor was thanked by prominent anti-vaxxer Robert Kennedy Jr after they apparently lobbied together in opposition to a bill intended to reduce med...
06:12, 06/13/2019

Stall in vaccination rates putting children at risk, says Unicef Agency blames war, inequality and complacency for 20 million children missing immunisationA dangerous stagnation in vaccination rates is putting child...
06:36, 07/15/2019

Tiananmen massacre a 'vaccination' against turmoil: Chinese state media A Chinese state-run newspaper has described the massacre that ended mass pro-democracy protests in Tiananmen Square in 1989 as a "vaccination" that pr...
01:12, 06/03/2019

US Rules Out Sanction Exemptions To Countries From Iranian Oil Import The US has ruled out giving any exemption from its punitive sanctions to countries, including India, for buying oil from Iran, saying America's maximu...
09:36, 05/29/2019

Parents rally at state Capitol to keep vaccine exemptions Hundreds of parents and vaccine skeptics have called on New York lawmakers not to narrow existing exemptions to the state childhood immunization rules...
15:24, 05/14/2019

Mnuchin Urges U.S. Firms to Seek Huawei Exemptions Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin in recent days urged U.S. suppliers of Huawei Technologies to seek exemptions to resume sales to the blacklisted Chi...
17:36, 07/10/2019

Mnuchin Urges Suppliers to Seek Huawei Exemptions Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin in recent days urged U.S. suppliers of Huawei Technologies to seek exemptions to resume sales to the blacklisted Chi...
07:24, 07/11/2019

Mnuchin Said to Advise U.S. Firms to Seek Huawei Exemptions Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin in recent days urged U.S. suppliers of Huawei Technologies to seek exemptions to resume sales to the blacklisted Chi...
22:00, 07/10/2019

Washington State Limits Exemptions for Children Not Being Vaccinated (VANCOUVER, Wash.) — Parents in Washington state will no longer be able to claim a personal or philosophical exemption for their children from r...
14:12, 05/10/2019

HHS Secretary Alex Azar blames 'complacency' for falling vaccination rates Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar blamed falling vaccination rates Tuesday on not just misinformation but also unwarranted satisfaction ab...
13:36, 05/21/2019

Fake polio markers highlight risks to Pakistan vaccination drive Pakistan's polio eradication campaign has hit serious problems with an alarming spike in reported cases that has raised doubts over the quality of vac...
04:24, 07/15/2019

Tried and true: HPV vaccination shows sharp drop in cancer-causing infections A global study of 66 million young people shows a dramatic reduction in cancer-causing infections after vaccination against HPV. Experts say it’s a pe...
11:12, 06/28/2019

Former Nova Scotia chiropractor ordered to pay $100K over anti-vaccination posts Dena Churchill was found to have repeatedly defied requests from the Nova Scotia College of Chiropractors' registrar to stop her anti-vaccination post...
19:00, 07/05/2019

Lawmakers call for exemptions from NYC’s controversial congestion pricing plan Lawmakers throughout the city are calling for all kinds of exemptions to the surcharge, which is expected to be $11 to $12 for cars driving between 60...
21:24, 07/06/2019

McCook's Crick, Mississippi golfer gain Web.com exemptions McCook's Brandon Crick, Mississippian Braden Thornberry get exemptions for Pinnacle Bank Championship in Omaha       &...
17:48, 06/06/2019

U.S. Government Denies Tesla and Uber Chinese Tariff Exemptions The U.S. is doubling down on its refusal to exempt Tesla’s and Uber’s request to dodge a 25 percent tariff on key parts for its electric cars and enti...
19:00, 06/13/2019

‘Complacency’ a factor in stagnating global vaccination rates, warn UN health chiefs More than one in 10 children – almost 20 million worldwide – failed to receive potentially lifesaving vaccines in 2018, the UN said on Monday, citing ...
15:00, 07/15/2019

U.S. appeals court blocks Trump administration birth control exemptions A federal appeals court on Friday blocked the Trump administration from enforcing new rules allowing employers to obtain exemptions from an Obamacare ...
20:36, 07/12/2019

Amid ‘unprecedented combination’ of epidemics, UN and partners begin cholera vaccination campaign in DR Congo Amid what global Vaccine Alliance Gavi is calling an “unprecedented combination” of epidemics, the UN and partners are supporting  the Government of t...
08:36, 05/27/2019

U.S. Treasury denies Mnuchin urged firms to seek Huawei blacklist exemptions The U.S. Treasury on Thursday denied a published report that Secretary Stephen Mnuchin had urged any company to apply for exemptions to the U.S. Comme...
09:00, 07/11/2019

Blackout gives New York's governor opportunity to blast New York City's absentee mayor One consequence of New York City's Saturday night blackout: It shined a bright spotlight on the long-running feud between two prominent Democrats, the...
01:48, 07/14/2019

Legislative Staffer Describes Meeting With Jessica Biel and Robert F. Kennedy Jr. as They Lobbied to Kill a Bill Tightening Vaccine Exemptions On Wednesday, a series of photos posted by activist and vaccine “skeptic” Robert F. Kennedy Jr. showed him and actress Jessica Biel lobbying Californi...
18:48, 06/13/2019

New York Yankees' record home run streak ends in loss to New York Mets in Subway Series The New York Yankees did not hit a home run in its loss to the New York Mets, ending the MLB-record string of consecutive games with a homer at 31. &...
21:24, 07/02/2019

Dax Shepard says he and Kristen Bell are 'Most vocal pro-vaccination couple in the biz' The famous couple and parents of two daughters made it clear on social media they support vaccinations and California Senate Bill 276.   &#...
13:48, 06/26/2019

Vaccination bill sponsor slams Jessica Biel: 'This starts to be about privilege' "This starts to be about privilege,” said Richard Pan, the pediatrician-turned-state senator who sponsored the California bill.   ...
15:48, 06/14/2019

Trump comes through on religious liberty yet again On Thursday, the Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights issued its “final conscience rule that protects individuals and healt...
21:12, 05/03/2019

Amazon says it mistakenly pulled ads with religious content Amazon's growing ad business may have produced some unintended casualties. CNBC has learned that Amazon staffers were mistakenly removing ads wi...
23:00, 05/11/2019

U.S. religious centers buy more insurance after raft of shootings U.S. religious centers are buying special insurance to protect them from the financial consequences of an armed intruder opening fire in their buildin...
13:48, 05/01/2019

Ex-police chief says demotion was religious discrimination LUMBERTON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi city is being sued by a former police chief who says he was demoted because of religious discrimination. WDAM-TV...
04:12, 06/28/2019

Religious superiors to get training on nun abuse cases The head of the international umbrella group of nuns says religious sisters are increasingly speaking out about sexual and other forms of abuse by cle...
07:48, 05/02/2019

Madrasas Should Be Under Religious And Cultural Ministry: Sri Lanka PM Madrasas in Sri Lanka should be regulated by the Muslim Religious and Cultural Affairs Ministry and not by the Education Ministry, Prime Minister Rani...
04:24, 05/04/2019

In the end, there was The Bible, which closed the book on an era of religious blockbusters Every director, it could be argued, likes to play god. But very few are actually willing to literally play God, to take on the Creator as an acting ro...
06:00, 07/12/2019

PM A Religious Man, Don't See Problem In His Kedarnath Visit: KC Tyagi Amid criticism over Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Kedarnath and Badrinath temples in Uttarakhand, Janata Dal (United) leader KC Tyagi assert...
19:36, 05/19/2019

How religious experiences may benefit mental health New research examines the psychological effects of having deep religious or mystical experiences, whether they are induced by psychedelic drugs or not...
11:36, 04/29/2019

U.S. may allow more Native Americans religious use of eagle feathers After a years-long battle, the federal government is considering expanding protection from criminal prosecution to all "sincere religious believers" w...
09:48, 07/15/2019

Why religious movies like ‘Breakthrough’ are attracting non-believers In the movie “Breakthrough,” a Midwestern Christian mother, played with uncanny realism by Chrissy Metz of NBC’s prime-time hit “This is Us,” relentle...
12:12, 05/18/2019

U.S. conference to host victims of religious persecution The U.S. State Department said on Thursday it would host a conference in Washington next week to highlight the problem of religious persecution, and h...
00:24, 07/12/2019

Survivors of religious massacres speak out against bigotry A rabbi from Tree of Life synagogue drew applause at a State Department conference when he condemned bigotry against immigrants and called for toning ...
12:00, 07/16/2019

Australia's Morrison calls for more prayer and religious freedom Australia needs more prayer, Prime Minister Scott Morrison, a devout Christian, has said, vowing that his administration would do whatever needed to b...
02:48, 07/10/2019

Religious leaders talk about healing after mass shootings WASHINGTON (AP) — Leaders of churches and a synagogue that were victimized by violent hate crimes are talking about how they helped their congregants ...
19:12, 05/13/2019

Act Against Those Forcing People To Chant Religious Slogans: Mayawati BSP chief Mayawati today alleged that a "wrong practice" of forcing people to chant religious slogans has begun in Uttar Pradesh and a few other state...
09:36, 07/15/2019

Quebec religious symbols bill to be challenged in court A national Muslim organization is joining civil liberties advocates to launch a court challenge of Quebec's secularism law less than 24 hours after th...
00:48, 06/18/2019

Religious superiors asked to more freely speak about abuse The head of the international umbrella group of nuns says religious sisters are increasingly speaking out about sexual and other forms of abuse by cle...
10:24, 05/02/2019

Questing the Most Impressive Ancient Religious Temples in the World What is the largest temple ever built on earth and do these man-made structures reveal secrets relating to the cosmos? ...
04:36, 05/09/2019

Air Force grants first religious accommodation to Sikh airman The United States Air Force has granted a religious accommodation to a Sikh airman, making him the first active airman to wear a turban while on duty,...
05:48, 06/07/2019

The Chinese Christians finding God and religious refuge in Kenya In Nairobi, Chinese migrants are finding God as they integrate in highly Christian Kenya. But many don't realize that back home the atheist Communist ...
19:24, 04/28/2019

The Latest: Iran says US sanctions violate religious freedom TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Mideast and Persian Gulf amid tensions between the U.S. and Iran (all times local): 9:25 p.m. Ir...
10:48, 06/26/2019

Mike Pompeo Asks Pakistan To Do More On Religious Freedom US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday urged Pakistan to do more to stop the abuse of blasphemy laws after the release of Asia Bibi, who escaped ...
21:12, 06/21/2019

Egypt refers 6 death sentences to religious authority CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian court has referred the case of six alleged Muslim Brotherhood members convicted of terrorism to the Grand Mufti, Egypt’...
08:12, 05/22/2019

| India rejects critical US religious freedom report India has hit out at a US report saying religious intolerance was growing under its right-wing government, setting off a new spat ahead of a visit by ...
10:00, 06/23/2019

Pakistan to bring religious schools under government control Pakistan's military spokesman says authorities plan to bring over 30,000 religious schools under government control as part of their campaign against ...
09:36, 04/29/2019

Amazon re-training employees after mistakenly blocking religious ads Amazon is retraining its staff after incorrectly blocking several Christian sellers from advertising online for crosses, Bibles, and religious symbols...
13:36, 05/14/2019

U.S. should reject 'prejudice' on China religious rights: state media The United States should reject "prejudice" and respect facts instead of vilifying China's record on religious rights, the Communist Party newspaper P...
22:00, 07/19/2019

Zito book to detail baseball career, religious belief Barry Zito has written a book detailing his rise and fall as a baseball pitcher and his intensifying belief in religion      ...
23:12, 05/10/2019

Bombing at Afghan Mosque Kills Popular Religious Scholar The attack, which killed two people in all, mirrored a Taliban strategy of targeting those with religious influence to exert the militant group’s powe...
08:00, 05/24/2019

Trump hosts victims of religious persecution at White House President Trump met with dozens of victims of religious persecution at the White House on Wednesday as part of an ongoing effort by the administration...
04:24, 07/18/2019

‘No One Should Be Gunned Down in Worship’: Synagogue Shooting Keeps Religious Leaders On Edge An attack in Poway, Calif., was the latest reminder of a new reality that rabbis, imams and pastors must now take measures to prepare for the horrors ...
18:48, 04/28/2019

Amazon Says It Told Some Sellers It Was Blocking Ads With 'Religious Content' By Mistake Amazon mistakenly told some sellers that it had launched a prohibition on ads with “religious content,” with one seller claiming “serious loss in reve...
21:12, 05/11/2019

Centre's Reply Sought On Plea Over Parties With Religious Connotation The Delhi High Court on Friday asked the Centre to file a response to a public interest litigation (PIL) seeking directions to the Election Commission...
03:48, 05/24/2019

Social harassment of religious groups in the US among worst in the world: report The United States ranked among the worst-scoring countries in regards to religious harassment by individuals and social groups, according to a report ...
09:24, 07/16/2019

US prays daily more than any rich nation, ‘religious freedom’ credited Americans pray daily more than any other wealthy nation, and the credit is going to the nation’s embrace of religious freedom that has created an “ope...
11:12, 05/02/2019

Liberals sue so they can make doctors violate their religious beliefs on transgenderism On Tuesday, several organizations filed a lawsuit with Santa Clara County against the Trump administration, petitioning for a federal judge in Califor...
20:36, 05/31/2019

US Report On Global Religious Freedom Shows Bias Against PM Modi: BJP The US state department's 2018 International Religious Freedom Report shows clear bias against the Narendra Modi government and the BJP, the party sai...
18:24, 06/22/2019

"Committed To Tolerance": India Rejects US Report On Religious Freedom India has rejected the findings of a report on religious freedom published by the US State Department that claimed, among other acerbic allegations, "...
22:00, 06/22/2019

Pakistan Sets Up Committee To Scientifically Fix Religious Festival Dates Pakistan has set up a committee to determine lunar dates of religious festivals through a scientific method and end confusion in dates related to moon...
05:36, 05/08/2019

Trump administration lets religious doctors opt out of abortion referrals The Trump administration on Thursday added protections for medical workers so they won't be forced to provide or refer to abortion, sterilization, or ...
16:36, 05/02/2019

Netanyahu Rival Turns Elections into Referendum on Religious Influence Israel’s surprise elections have thrust one man and one issue into the spotlight: Avigdor Lieberman, a bitter rival of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanya...
10:48, 05/30/2019

U.S. top court to review Montana dispute over religious school subsidies In a case that could once again test boundaries for the separation of church and state, the U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to decide the legality...
17:36, 06/28/2019

Pope Francis meets with Romanian president, religious leaders Pope Francis made his first visit to Romania on Friday, aiming to mend ties with the Orthodox Church, meet with Romanian leaders and visit medieval s...
07:00, 05/31/2019

| WATCH: Trudeau pushes back against Quebec's religious-symbol law Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has commented for the first time on Quebec's new law prohibiting public servants from wearing religious symbols. WATCH N...
16:48, 06/21/2019

Let's Defend Religious Freedom For All, Says Mike Pompeo On India Visit US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, who is on a two-day visit to Delhi, today said the US and India should "stand up for religious freedom". The commen...
10:00, 06/26/2019

U.S. health agency finalizes conscience and religious freedom rule The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on Thursday released a final rule allowing doctors, nurses and other health workers to opt out of pro...
12:12, 05/02/2019

| African religious leaders called on to help tackle genital mutilation Religious leaders in Africa must speak up against the practice of female genital mutilation, which affects millions of children across the continent, ...
18:36, 06/19/2019

Assembly passes bill forcing religious groups to vaccinate A key state Assembly committee on Thursday narrowly gave thumbs up to a bill that would end New York’s policy of allowing religious exemptions from va...
15:00, 06/13/2019

Paedo who raped his daughter, 14, given light sentence 'because of religious faith' A PAEDO who faced life in prison for raping his 14-year-old daughter was given a lighter sentence because the judge was impressed by his religious fai...
06:00, 05/14/2019

Twitter to Flag Users for Speech Offending Religious Groups Twitter has updated its policy on hateful conduct to better protect religious groups, the latest effort by the company to police speech and prevent ab...
13:36, 07/09/2019

New Twitter policy targets 'dehumanizing' posts about religious groups Twitter has introduced new rules to crack down on hate speech against religious groups. Under the changes, the social network said it would delete off...
18:00, 07/09/2019

Why the nation's two largest religious groups are talking about sex abuse this week When leaders of the country's two largest religious groups -- the Catholic Church and Southern Baptist Convention -- hold meetings this week, the sepa...
19:12, 06/10/2019

Try Again, Twitter: New Religious Hate Speech Policy Leaves Much to Be Desired It’s not exactly a secret that Twitter has hate speech and harassment problems, though the lengths CEO Jack Dorsey has gone to dismiss the abusive ant...
22:48, 07/11/2019

| Leader of religious group based in Mexico charged with sex crimes The leader of La Luz Del Mundo, an international religious organisation based in Mexico, has been arrested in California on charges of human trafficki...
23:48, 06/04/2019

Court rejects bid to suspend part of Canadian province's religious symbols ban A court in the Canadian province of Quebec on Thursday rejected a bid to suspend parts of a new provincial law that bans public sector employees from ...
13:48, 07/18/2019

Awkward exchanges as Trump meets religious persecution survivors – video Donald Trump has had some awkward exchanges with survivors of religious persecution during a meeting with them in the Oval Office on Wednesday. When t...
09:12, 07/19/2019

New rules for federal employees outline time-off policy for religious observances The rules, which take effect in late May, attempt to strike a balance between employees’ religious rights and agencies’ interests in getting the work ...
09:48, 05/01/2019

Shanghai Sacred: inside China's religious revival – photo essay Photographer and anthropologist Liz Hingley uncovers the spiritual landscape of China’s largest city, revealing the spaces and rituals of this cosmopo...
01:12, 06/20/2019

Saudi Arabia De-Fangs Religious Police But Plans To Enforce "Decency" Saudi Arabia has rendered toothless the once-feared religious police amid a liberalisation drive, but a planned "public decency" law is stoking contro...
22:24, 06/18/2019

Quebec ban on religious symbols would fall heavily on hijab-wearing teachers The ruling Coalition Avenir Québec says the ban on public employees wearing religious symbols on the job isn’t aimed at a specific religion. But it ha...
11:24, 04/28/2019

How religious celebs like Kanye West inspired Sunday ‘church’ fashion When Robelsie Collado orders her weekly shipment of designer outfits from Rent the Runway — a $159-a-month subscription service that’s like a library ...
07:00, 05/20/2019

Quebec’s Bill 21 on religious symbols leads to fears of surveillance, monitoring Bill 21, a controversial legislation that makes it illegal for public sector employees to work while wearing religious symbols, was passed Sunday nigh...
11:24, 06/19/2019

Extreme abortion laws shine light on Trump's courting of religious right Evangelical backing for a thrice-married celebrity is not as odd as it seems: on abortion, the supreme court and more, the president keeps deliveringA...
01:36, 05/13/2019

With Iran sanctions, Trump targets religious authority and economic empire President Trump took aim at what he has described as the real power in Iran, imposing fresh sanctions on Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Monday. Experts are...
02:36, 06/26/2019

US declares China's religious persecution 'the stain of the century' as Beijing fumes President Trump’s administration hammered China over the repression of Uighur Muslims and other religious minorities for the second day in a row, at a...
17:36, 07/18/2019

Manitoba hopes to woo Quebec civil servants worried about religious symbols ban "We think that there may be people in Quebec right now who want to come to a province where we don't have clothing police, where their freedoms will b...
18:00, 07/18/2019

Anti-vaxxers lose minds after religious exemption bill gets pushed through “And these are the religious people?!” The state Capitol turned into a chaotic scene Thursday as both houses of legislature — and eventual...
20:36, 06/13/2019

A third of Canadians in favour of banning officials from wearing religious symbols: poll A majority of Quebecers canvassed in the survey agreed that federal, provincial and local politicians shouldn't be allowed to wear hijabs, crucifixes ...
10:36, 05/25/2019

Indian religious minorities face increased violence under Modi — report The US State Department has said religious intolerance in India is growing under PM Modi's right-wing government. India said that a foreign government...
08:36, 06/25/2019

Austria to shut Saudi-backed religious dialogue center in rights protest Austria's government said on Wednesday it plans to shut a Saudi-funded center for religious dialogue in Vienna after parliament urged it to try to pre...
12:12, 06/12/2019

Airports are unlikely to follow Orlando's lead in banning religious services at interfaith chapels Chapels and interfaith prayer spaces, many with full or part-time chaplains, are among the amenities offered by more than three dozen airports around ...
11:00, 06/02/2019

'No faith in coal': religious leaders urge Scott Morrison to take climate action Open letter calls on the prime minister to block all new coal and gas projects, including AdaniMore than 150 religious leaders have called on Scott Mo...
20:00, 06/24/2019

Trump administration rules health staff can refuse care for religious reasons New rule reinforces laws protecting ‘conscience rights’ACLU says religious liberty being used to harm communitiesDoctors, nurses and other health work...
16:48, 05/02/2019

Trump meets Chinese Uighur, other religious persecution victims at White House U.S. President Donald Trump, who has made religious freedom a centerpiece of his foreign policy, met on Wednesday with victims of religious persecutio...
18:24, 07/17/2019

Trump's China Tariffs To Increase Cost Of Bible, Upsets Religious Groups The trade war that Donald Trump has initiated with China by imposing massive tariffs on the Chinese products has upset one of his core support bases, ...
01:36, 06/26/2019

What to Do If You Think You Might Have Measles First, take a deep breath. Do not panic. Chances are, almost everybody who is reading this article does not have measles. But you may want to know wha...
14:24, 04/30/2019

Trump to meet religious persecution victims from 17 countries, including China: White House U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday was set to meet with survivors of religious persecution from 17 countries, including China, Turkey, North Kor...
13:48, 07/17/2019

Christian student group sues university for 'equal access,' alleges religious discrimination A prominent Christian student group is suing its university to ensure "equal access" like other student groups on campus, alleging anti-Christian disc...
12:48, 07/12/2019

Cue Shock and Awe: New Poll Reveals White Evangelicals Are the Most Islamophobic Religious Group, Love Trump Considering white Evangelicals use MAGA hats as bookmarks for their bibles, it should come as no surprise that a new poll has deemed them the most Isl...
12:24, 05/23/2019

Nebraska school that declared candy canes ‘too religious’ pulls yearbook with Christian symbol Fifth graders at an Omaha, Nebraska middle school voted to put inspirational words shaped like a cross on the front cover of their yearbook. The cross...
07:36, 06/03/2019

What you need to know about the U.S. measles outbreak The United States so far this year has recorded 695 cases of measles in 22 states, its largest outbreak since public health officials in 2000 declared...
03:24, 04/29/2019

More than 800 cases of measles in US The number of measles cases in the United States is now at 839 for the year, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's weekly m...
17:48, 05/13/2019

Facing up to Europe's far right – podcast The EU elections, beginning on 23 May, are a test for Europe’s mainstream parties as populists appear to be gaining momentum with stark anti-immigrati...
02:48, 05/16/2019

Who is Steve Rolls, and why is he facing GGG? Steve Rolls believes he's one of the best-kept secrets in the middleweight division. He could be right: His next opponent, former unified middleweight...
16:48, 04/30/2019

Watch: Donald Trump hails religious, economic, political strides at Faith & Freedom event President Donald Trump spoke Wednesday at the Faith & Freedom Coalition's annual conference, where he touted his judicial appointments, religious free...
16:24, 06/26/2019

Tories accuse Liberals of playing politics by stripping references to religious groups from terror report Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale said the government removed the terms "Sikh," "Sunni" and "Shia" from the report when referring to extremism to a...
16:36, 05/13/2019

Religious group demands Netflix cancel Good Omens… which is a show on Amazon Prime Video A religious Christian group in the US called Return to Order recently launched a petition calling for Netflix to cancel the series Good Omens. Their r...
13:48, 06/20/2019

20 Democratic state attorneys general sue to stop Trump religious discrimination protections for healthcare workers Democratic attorneys general in 20 states and the District of Columbia sued the Trump administration Tuesday to overturn a rule that protects healthca...
13:36, 05/21/2019

CDC: Measles cases in U.S. the most in 25 years There have been more than 700 reported measles cases in the United States this year -- the highest mark in a quarter-century, the Centers for Disease ...
12:24, 04/29/2019

U.S. recorded 14 new cases of measles The United States recorded 14 new measles cases between July 3 and July 11, federal health officials said on Monday, signaling a slowdown in the sprea...
09:24, 07/15/2019

These Are the U.S. Counties Where Measles Could Strike Next Like every single live-action Disney movie out this year, measles is making the comeback no one asked for. Already, there have been more than 700 case...
22:12, 05/09/2019

CDC: U.S. measles cases climb to 1,077 Measles cases continue to pile up in the United States, as the nation has now reached 1,077 cases, which are spread through 28 states, according to th...
18:48, 06/24/2019

More than 760 reported measles cases in US The number of measles cases reported this year in the United States has climbed to 764, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...
01:36, 05/07/2019

How Much Worse Could This Measles Outbreak Get? As of this week, there have been 695 cases of measles in the U.S. across more than 20 states this year—the highest annual toll seen since the disease ...
05:47, 04/28/2019

Factbox: What you need to know about the U.S. measles outbreak The United States so far this year has recorded 695 cases of measles in 22 states, its largest outbreak since public health officials in 2000 declared...
05:48, 04/29/2019

CDC to parents: Vaccinate against measles With this year's U.S. measles epidemic now surpassing a 25-year-old record, experts say it's not clear when the wave of illnesses will subsi...
14:48, 06/03/2019

Get Vaccinated for Measles Before You Travel You may not think of Europe as a place where you need vaccines before you go on vacation, but measles cases are at a record high in Europe this year. ...
18:12, 06/20/2019

Measles is ruining our summer Summer hasn’t been all that fun for the Bergers. In June, the Plainview, LI, family passed up a trip to Los Angeles because they were fearful their 4-...
19:48, 07/09/2019

CDC: U.S. measles cases surpass 1,000 The number of measles cases in the United States surpassed 1,000 Wednesday, a milestone Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar called "troublin...
17:12, 06/05/2019

Islanders facing an Anders Lee conundrum The assumption was that Islanders team president Lou Lamoriello would not have approved naming Anders Lee captain if there wasn’t an understanding on ...
20:12, 05/05/2019

When Facing BlazBlue's Big Bodies, Sometimes The Best Option Is To Run Away When fighting game players talk about “running away” in terms of a competitive strategy, it can involve a bunch of different techniques, depending on ...
09:36, 05/14/2019

Switzerland-EU partnership row facing deadline Easy trading in Swiss shares from within the EU could crumble at midnight Sunday in a row over a new partnership deal. For months, Bern has refused to...
04:12, 06/30/2019

Mt. Gox founder facing lawsuit for losing 80,000 BTC Serial entrepreneur Jed McCaleb, and creator of the now-defunct Mt. Gox, is facing a lawsuit over his handling of the failed cryptocurrency exchange. ...
07:00, 06/26/2019

Anchors from China’s state TV and Fox are facing off After weeks of back-and-forth sniping on television and Twitter, Trish Regan from the Fox Business Network and Liu Xin from China Global Television Ne...
09:48, 05/28/2019

Neymar facing two police investigations Accused of raping and assaulting a Brazilian model in a hotel room in Paris last month, Brazilian footballer Neymar is facing two separate police inve...
00:24, 06/08/2019

At least one more contender facing the axe following fractious TV debate At least one more contender for the Tory leadership will be eliminated from the race today, following a sometimes fractious, but largely inconclu...
22:00, 06/18/2019

Baku forum to push back against ‘rise of hate’ with strong call for cultural and religious tolerance, says UN official Just off a plane from Sri Lanka, Miguel Angel Moratinos, United Nations High Representative for the Alliance of Civilizations (UNOAC), said on Wednesd...
18:48, 05/01/2019

Bernie Sanders delivers blistering criticism of Trump, labels him a 'racist, sexist, homophobe and religious bigot' Ahead of President Trump's kickoff rally for his 2020 re-election campaign Tuesday evening, Democratic hopeful Bernie Sanders delivered a scathing per...
14:36, 06/18/2019

U.S. recorded 14 new cases of measles last week - CDC The United States recorded 14 new measles cases in the week ended July 3, taking the total number of cases to 1,109 this year, as the country faces it...
09:48, 07/08/2019

How Measles Made a Comeback After Elimination in U.S. Thanks to the introduction of a vaccine in 1963, measles was declared eliminated in the U.S. in 2000. Yet the number of cases of the highly contagious...
00:36, 05/01/2019

Should Adults Get a Measles Booster Shot? Measles outbreaks have occurred in 22 states. Now adults are wondering if they are immune and whether they should get a shot of the vaccine. Here’s wh...
16:24, 04/30/2019

CDC Issues Measles Travel Warning A new Centers for Disease Control report is raising concerns that travelers visiting Europe could bring home not just memories, but potentially new me...
16:00, 06/17/2019

Can your boss require vaccinations for measles? Amid the ongoing measles outbreak, experts weigh in on the legal risks of employers mandating vaccines — and what companies are doing to educate emplo...
13:36, 05/09/2019

U.S. records 41 new cases of measles last week The United States recorded 41 new cases of measles in the week ended May 31, taking the total cases for the year to 981 in the worst outbreak since 19...
09:24, 06/03/2019

Measles hot spot pediatrician's office? The more parents don’t vaccinate their kids, the higher the health risk for those who are too young to be immunized. How can you still protect your ch...
11:00, 05/13/2019

Should You Get a Measles Booster Shot? Here’s What Experts Say Unvaccinated individuals have been the focus of attention during this year’s measles outbreaks. A record 704 cases of the illness have been conf...
02:48, 04/30/2019

CDC Says Measles Cases in U.S. Have Now Reached Over 1,000 So Far in 2019 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Wednesday that 1,001 cases of measles have been reported so far in the U.S. throughout 2019.Rea...
02:36, 06/06/2019

U.S. Measles Count Surpasses 1,000 Illnesses NEW YORK — Health officials say this year’s U.S. measles epidemic has surpassed 1,000 illnesses. It’s already the highest in 27 year...
23:12, 06/05/2019

Measles infected 34,000 in Europe in two months, says WHO The World Health Organization has said more than 34,000 people across Europe caught measles in the first two months of 2019. Just this week, Germany p...
06:48, 05/07/2019

U.S. recorded 75 new measles cases last week The United States recorded 75 new measles cases last week, taking confirmed cases for the year so far to 839, the worst outbreak since 1994, federal h...
07:12, 05/13/2019

US measles cases surpass 1,000 this year The number of cases of measles in the United States this year has surpassed 1,000, the US Department of Health and Human Services said Wednesday. The ...
18:24, 06/05/2019

U.S. recorded 18 new cases of measles last week The United States recorded 18 new measles cases last week, taking the total for the year to 1,095 in the worst outbreak since 1992, federal health off...
10:00, 07/01/2019

UK bans gender stereotypes in ads A ban has come into force prohibiting commercials that reinforce gender prejudices. A prominent German feminist told DW that Germany is dragging its h...
11:24, 06/14/2019

Facing the Ubiquity of Fortnite in Our Kids' Lives About a week after the *L* dance was decoded, and 72 hours after the carpool surveillance, my wife and I convened the Fortnite security council again....
15:48, 05/20/2019

Man City facing 1-season ban from Champions League Manchester City has not been cooperating with investigators and is facing a one-season ban from the Champions League for violating financial monitorin...
07:36, 05/14/2019

Tesla, Facing Setbacks and Skeptics, Tries to Get Back on Course Elon Musk’s electric-car company began the year with high expectations. But it has confronted a series of problems and a loss of investor confidence....
07:12, 06/10/2019

Fed, Facing Pressure on Rate Cut, to Decide on Next Move Federal Reserve officials will wrap up their two-day meeting Wednesday after discussing whether they will need to lower the benchmark interest rate, i...
07:24, 06/19/2019

Combat 18: The neo-Nazi network facing a ban in Germany Germany may soon ban the neo-Nazi group Combat 18 as a terrorist organization. Given Germany's history, and a recent killing allegedly tied to neo-Naz...
13:48, 07/05/2019

Jeurys Familia now facing his next Mets dare Jeurys Familia’s pedigree and contract alone won’t be enough. For now, he’s going to have to prove he’s worthy of returning to his previous role as th...
20:36, 05/12/2019

Giancarlo Stanton facing first big recovery hurdle Giancarlo Stanton will get a glimpse of how his left arm will respond to swinging a bat Tuesday. “Ramp it up and see how it goes,’’ said Stanton, who ...
01:00, 05/07/2019

Joe Flacco channeling Eli Manning in facing new reality Stop us if you’ve heard this before: “Listen, I have so many things to worry about. I’m trying to go out there and play good football,” ve...
22:12, 05/13/2019

UK chain facing backlash over ‘LGBT’ sandwich A UK retail chain is getting roasted on social media over a controversial sandwich. In celebration of Pride festivities in the UK, Marks and Spencer r...
14:00, 05/06/2019

Facebook says some users facing outage on its platforms Facebook Inc said on Wednesday it is working to resolve issues faced by some users while sending media files on its social media platforms including W...
12:36, 07/03/2019

Boeing CEO keeps job intact after facing questions on 737 MAX crashes Boeing Co CEO and Chairman Dennis Muilenburg emerged with his job intact at an annual meeting on Monday and promised to win back the public's trust af...
22:48, 04/29/2019

Bucks vow not to fold facing elimination against Raptors What I'm Hearing: Matt Velazquez of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel discusses the Bucks' collective mindset as they head back to Toronto faci...
09:00, 05/24/2019

'Adults don't get it': why TikTok is facing greater scrutiny Success of video-sharing app among young has brought with it investigations over child safetyThe most downloaded app on the App Store for the last yea...
06:48, 07/05/2019

Woman facing eviction gets help from Arnold Schwarzenegger LOS ANGELES (AP) — A 102-year-old woman facing eviction from her California home of nearly 30 years is getting help from Arnold Schwarzenegger. The Lo...
18:36, 05/25/2019

Measles Infects 34,000 In Europe, WHO Issues Warning More than 34,000 people across Europe caught measles in the first two months of 2019, with the vast majority of cases in Ukraine, the World Health Org...
10:24, 05/07/2019

43 more measles cases confirmed in NYC since late April The city Health Department announced Tuesday that the number of measles cases in the city has hit 466 since the outbreak began in October. That’...
17:36, 05/07/2019

Measles count reaches 27-year high The number of confirmed measles cases across the United States has reached a new high of 971, the worst outbreak since the virus was declared eliminat...
16:36, 05/30/2019

Possible exposure of measles at Tucson International Airport TUCSON – Arizona Department of Health Services and Pima County Health Department are warning residents of a potential measles exposure in the ar...
14:12, 05/02/2019

CDC: Vaccine, safe and effective to halt measles The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said last week that there have been more cases of measles reported this year than in the past 25 years....
14:12, 04/29/2019

Hundreds quarantined in California measles scare More than 1,000 students and staff members at two Los Angeles universities were quarantined on campus or sent home this week in one of the most sweepi...
05:53, 04/28/2019

U.S. measles cases increase to 25-year high Measles cases in the United States rose to 880 last week, to the highest level in 25 years, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said M...
11:48, 05/20/2019

Analysis: Can your boss require vaccinations for measles? Amid the ongoing measles outbreak, experts weigh in on the legal risks of employers mandating vaccines — and what companies are doing to educate emplo...
20:48, 05/09/2019

A Scientology Cruise Ship Has Been Quarantined for Measles. Here’s What to Know The Church of Scientology’s cruise ship Freewinds with 300 passengers aboard has been quarantined in port by the Caribbean nation of St. Lucia f...
15:36, 05/02/2019

Measles is killing more people in the DRC than Ebola—and faster Enlarge / A man receives a vaccine against Ebola from a nurse outside the Afia Himbi Health Center on July 15, 2019 in Goma. (credit: Getty | PAMELA ...
19:24, 07/15/2019

Court rules measles vaccine is still mandatory in NYC New York City can continue to enforce its measles vaccination mandate, a court has ruled. The decision came just a day after city health officials ord...
19:24, 05/14/2019

Germany Might Make Measles Vaccinations Mandatory Lawmakers in Germany are considering a new law that would fine parents if their children aren’t vaccinated against measles. The Guardian reports...
05:12, 05/07/2019

Fear, Misinformation, and Measles Spread in Brooklyn Measles is back, health care workers are racing to contain it, and parents of vulnerable children are frantic. How a fever spread in a tight-knit comm...
10:12, 06/24/2019

Confirmed measles cases rise to 981, most in 27 years The number of confirmed measles cases has risen to 981, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Monday, a new high since last week’s 9...
14:12, 06/03/2019

More Than 800 Quarantined by LA Universities for Measles Exposure Are Cleared LOS ANGELES — More than half of the nearly 800 students, faculty and staff members who were quarantined following exposure to the measles virus ...
02:48, 04/30/2019

Newark Airport travelers may have been exposed to measles Travelers who passed through Newark Liberty International Airport in late May might have been exposed to measles, according to New Jersey health offic...
13:48, 06/19/2019

U.S. measles cases in 2019 highest since 1992 The United States recorded 971 cases of measles in the first five months of 2019, surpassing the total for any year since 1992, which was before the d...
18:00, 05/30/2019

‘Unprecedented’ 100,000 people hit by measles outbreak across Europe Measles is spreading at a terrifying rate across Europe with more than 100,000 people hit by the outbreak in the last year. Authorities are being urge...
14:00, 05/10/2019

CDC: U.S. measles cases have more than doubled 2018's total Seventy-five new measles cases have turned up in the United States, federal health officials said Monday -- piling onto a record number for the year, ...
12:00, 05/13/2019

US faces worst measles outbreak in nearly three decades The disgraced British former doctor behind the anti-vaccine movement has defended his recent teachings to the ultra-Orthodox Jewish community in the U...
15:00, 05/24/2019

Measles has made a shocking return to the US. Can it be stopped? Measles outbreaks across the US are forcing public health officials to take drastic action to get people vaccinated, threatening fines or even jail ti...
05:49, 04/28/2019

‘Apex Legends’ bans 770,000 cheats Just over a week ago Respawn announced that it's taking a stronger stance against cheating in Apex Legends. Today, it revealed that it's blo...
09:36, 05/03/2019

Nepal says bans WeChat Pay, Alipay Nepal has banned popular Chinese digital payment apps WeChat Pay and AliPay saying payments from the unregistered systems were illegal and resulting i...
05:36, 05/22/2019

New California law bans hairstyle discrimination Gov. Gavin Newsom signed into law Wednesday a bill making California the first state to ban workplace and school discrimination against black people f...
22:24, 07/03/2019

Facebook’s Libra coin isn’t even out yet, but it’s already facing opposition in Europe Facebook on Tuesday announced the Bitcoin rival it has been developing for the better part of a year: Libra. From the start, Facebook insisted on how ...
16:24, 06/18/2019

Michigan priest facing allegation of misconduct with minor A priest with the Roman Catholic Diocese of Saginaw is on administrative leave while church officials investigate an allegation of misconduct with a m...
10:00, 05/22/2019

Jets facing familiar problem with Quinnen Williams It looks like the Jets, for the second consecutive year, will not have their top draft pick on the scene when their rookies report for training camp. ...
08:36, 07/19/2019

China facing shortage of pediatricians, especially in rural areas (Reuters Health) - China is facing a shortage of pediatricians and, just as in America, that scarcity is being felt most in rural areas, researchers r...
12:36, 06/28/2019

Facing 3-1 deficit, Warriors hope to reverse history A defiant Golden State Warriors team are adamant they can overturn a 3-1 deficit to the Toronto Raptors and erase memories of becoming the first team ...
04:24, 06/08/2019

Bumble Owner, Facing Off With Tinder, Boosts Spending The owner of dating app Bumble said it plans to spend $100 million creating new dating apps, part of a revamp of the privately held holding company th...
11:12, 06/14/2019

| 'I'm ready for special moment' of facing Federer, says Nadal Rafael Nadal resumes his spellbinding 15-year rivalry with Roger Federer for a place in the Roland Garros semi-finals, insisting it will be a "special...
17:36, 06/04/2019

India's Modi facing urgent economic challenges after win Dissatisfaction with India's lagging economy didn't deter voters from handing Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Hindu nationalist party a landslide...
04:00, 05/24/2019

Guatemalan migrants have Mexico facing a border crisis of its own When the migrant caravans cross the Suchiate River and international bridge from Guatemala, Adan Lopez springs into action in this steamy tropical cit...
22:12, 05/06/2019

Gavin Newsom pardons 7 felons facing deportation California Governor Gavin Newsom used his executive authority to pardon more than a dozen illegal immigrants who went to prison after facing convictio...
17:36, 05/15/2019

It’s World Cup knockout time: The challenges facing USWNT The World Cup has dispensed with the formalities, and now can move on to its riveting climax … in the quarterfinals? The draw for the knockout stages ...
08:48, 06/23/2019

Lexington Man Facing Charges After Shots Fired Incident LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– A man is facing charges after he allegedly fired a gun at his girlfriend. Police arrested Colten Gowins just before 11:...
05:36, 05/29/2019

Swede facing extradition to US over $11M Bitcoin investment scam A Swedish citizen has been charged with securities, wire fraud, and money laundering in a scheme that saw him encourage victims to invest using crypto...
04:48, 06/20/2019

US Attorney General facing contempt vote in Congress US House Democrats are set to vote on whether to hold US Attorney General William Barr in contempt over his refusal to release a full version of the M...
13:24, 05/08/2019

Osaka, Azarenka facing different pressures at French Open While Naomi Osaka is feeling the weight of her first Slam as world No. 1, second-round opponent Victoria Azarenka is trying to climb back to those hei...
12:36, 05/29/2019

The Fiver | Steve Barnes's author ego could be facing his toughest job yet Sign up now! Sign up now! Sign up now? Sign up now!During his second stint in management as boss of Huddersfield Town, Steve Bruce somehow found time ...
12:48, 07/17/2019

Accused: the Russians facing 'politically motivated' charges Journalist Ivan Golunov was freed after an outcry. Others have not been so fortunateThe case of Ivan Golunov, a Russian investigative reporter who was...
23:36, 06/14/2019

RJ Barrett on first Knicks game — and facing Zion Williamson LAS VEGAS — RJ Barrett has faced Zion Williamson countless times in practice as teammates at Duke. Now they get the Las Vegas stage as opponents. Barr...
00:12, 07/05/2019

MH17 crash investigators name four suspects facing prosecution International investigations said Wednesday that four people will be prosecuted for downing Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, five years after the plane wa...
04:36, 06/19/2019

A cast of thousands: products from China facing 25% US tariff Higher tariffs have been imposed on a broader range of imports as talks continue US-China trade war: latest updatesHigher tariffs come into effect as ...
07:00, 05/10/2019

USWNT is facing new challenge in second half of World Cup final The United States and the Netherlands are scoreless through Sunday’s first half of the Women’s World Cup Final. It’s the first time all tourname...
17:36, 07/07/2019

'Go and we die, stay and we starve': the Ethiopians facing a deadly dilemma In the rarely visited town of Gedeb, fears are rife over state plans to return 150,000 people to areas they fled because of ethnic violenceLast week, ...
04:36, 05/15/2019

Oro Valley man facing additional child pornography charges TUCSON – An Oro Valley man arrested after police say he attached child pornography to a job application is now facing more charges. According to...
04:48, 06/19/2019

WikiLeaks’ Assange facing hearing on US extradition request LONDON (AP) — WikiLeaks’ founder Julian Assange is facing a court hearing over a U.S. request to extradite him for alleged computer hacking. Ass...
02:48, 05/02/2019

Canadian traveler visited Seattle while infected with measles Health officials in Seattle are warning about a Canadian traveler who passed through popular tourist spots in late April while infected with measles. ...
09:12, 05/08/2019

New Jersey health officials warn of possible measles exposure New Jersey health officials are warning that an airplane passenger infected with measles traveled from Israel to Newark last month and may have expose...
18:00, 05/02/2019

U.S. records 22 new measles cases, bringing year's total to 1,044 The United States recorded 22 new measles cases last week, bringing the year's total number of cases to 1,044 in the worst outbreak of the disease sin...
12:00, 06/17/2019

St. Lucia quarantines cruise ship over measles case Health officials in the Caribbean island of St. Lucia quarantined a cruise ship with 300 passengers after doctors diagnosed a crew member with measles...
19:36, 05/01/2019

Measles cases in the U.S. just hit a 25-year high thanks to anti-vaxxers The United States just hit a major milestone, but not the kind that anyone should be proud of. With over 700 confirmed cases of the measles so far in ...
03:36, 05/02/2019

Measles Outbreak Infects 695, Highest Number Since 2000 The outbreak, linked to skepticism about vaccines, has led to extraordinary measures, including $1,000 fines and bans on unvaccinated children in publ...
12:48, 06/13/2019

Congo declares measles epidemic after it kills more than Ebola Congo's government has declared an epidemic of measles, which the latest health ministry figures show has now killed at least 1,500 people, over a hun...
18:12, 06/11/2019

Measles Outbreak Plagues Europe's Young Adults As Europe contends with a widespread outbreak of measles, health officials are considering obligatory vaccines for school-age children. But they face ...
16:00, 07/04/2019

28 quarantined on Scientology cruise ship over measles outbreak WILLEMSTAD, Curacao (AP) — Authorities in Curacao announced Saturday that 17 crew members and 11 passengers must stay aboard a ship owned by the Churc...
08:12, 05/12/2019

St. Lucia quarantines cruise ship after measles case SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Authorities in the eastern Caribbean island of St. Lucia have quarantined a cruise ship after discovering a confirmed cas...
09:00, 05/02/2019

U.S. records 75 new measles cases, 9.8% increase, as outbreak grows The United States recorded 75 new cases of the measles in the last week, totaling 839 cases in the country's worst outbreak of the virus since 1994, f...
09:48, 05/13/2019

U.S. measles outbreak soars to 839, with 75 new cases according to latest CDC report The number of measles cases reported in the U.S. has risen to 839, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. That’s up f...
01:36, 05/14/2019

U.S. health officials report 41 new cases of measles last week The United States recorded 41 new measles cases last week, bringing the year's total number of cases to 981 in the worst outbreak of the disease since...
20:48, 06/03/2019

RPT-U.S. measles outbreak raises questions about immunity in adults Adults in the United States who were vaccinated against measles decades ago may need a new dose depending on when they received the shot and their exp...
05:24, 04/29/2019

U.S. measles cases hit highest level since eradication in 2000 The United States has confirmed 695 measles cases so far this year, the highest level since the country declared it had eliminated the virus in 2000, ...
05:53, 04/28/2019

Europe measles outbreak infects 34,000: travel advisory More than 34,000 Europeans were infected with the measles during the first two months of 2019, most of whom are in Ukraine but who inhabit 42 countrie...
10:48, 05/07/2019

US measles count nears 1,000, surpassing 25-year-old record NEW YORK (AP) — This year’s U.S. measles epidemic just surpassed a 25-year-old record, and experts say it’s not clear when the wave of ill...
12:24, 05/30/2019

Scientology cruise ship quarantined in Caribbean for measles Authorities on St. Lucia say they quarantined a ship owned by the Church of Scientology after a case of measles aboard. This comes as the world sees a...
08:36, 05/03/2019

U.S. measles outbreak raises questions about immunity in adults Adults in the United States who were vaccinated against measles decades ago may need a new dose depending on when they received the shot and their exp...
07:36, 04/28/2019

Fighting Measles, LA Pulls a Classic Move: Quarantine With worries over outbreaks growing nationwide, health officials responded to reports of infected individuals by imposing quarantines at UCLA and Cal ...
10:24, 04/28/2019

Germany Considers Fines for Not Vaccinating Children Against Measles As cases of the disease rise, the country’s health minister proposed barring school entry to pupils without immunization and a penalty of $2,800 for p...
04:24, 05/07/2019

WHO issues warning as measles infects 34,000 in Europe this year More than 34,000 people across Europe caught measles in the first two months of 2019, with the vast majority of cases in Ukraine, the World Health Org...
04:36, 05/07/2019

U.S. reports 60 new measles cases in worst outbreak since 1994 The most widespread U.S. measles outbreak in a quarter-century has infected 60 new patients in the last week, raising the total number of confirmed ca...
09:12, 05/06/2019

CDC confirms 981 measles cases in U.S., now highest count since 1992 The 981 U.S. measles cases reported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Monday is an increase by 41 from the previous report last wee...
17:48, 06/03/2019

Measles outbreak spreads to Oklahoma as U.S. reports 41 new cases The worst measles outbreak in the United States in 25 years has spread to Oklahoma, federal health officials said on Monday as they reported 41 new ca...
08:48, 05/20/2019

Measles cases in U.S. reach 940, highest count since 1994 The number of measles cases in the United States hit 940 last week, the highest number reported since 1994, the Centers for Disease Control and Preven...
10:12, 05/28/2019

LA universities quarantine students, staff over measles outbreak Two major universities in Los Angeles have quarantined hundreds of unvaccinated students and faculty due to concerns about the measles outbreak in the...
05:53, 04/28/2019

The measles was eliminated from the US — until parents stopped vaccinating their kids Measles infected almost every American child until a vaccine eliminated the disease from the U.S. Now some parents are refusing to vaccinate their chi...
08:48, 05/27/2019

US measles outbreak now worst since 1994 after 60 new cases reported The disease was eliminated in 2000, but public health officials blame the resurgence on misinformation about vaccinesThe US recorded 60 new measles ca...
12:24, 05/27/2019

U.S. doctors use medical records to fight measles outbreak U.S. doctors are tapping into their electronic medical records to identify unvaccinated patients and potentially infected individuals to help contain ...
10:36, 05/05/2019

Amid U.S. measles outbreak, who needs an additional dose of the vaccine? The United States is in the midst of its largest measles outbreak in 25 years, with the disease mainly hitting people who have failed to receive the r...
09:12, 05/06/2019

Measles spreads to another state, with half of the U.S. now reporting new cases With new reports of measles popping up on a daily basis it was all but inevitable that this day would come, and here we are: Half of all U.S. states h...
04:48, 05/23/2019

Tunisia bans niqab in government offices Tunisia's prime minister has banned the full-face veil in all government buildings due to security concerns. It comes after a deadly double suicide bo...
13:48, 07/05/2019

What to Do if You're Freaking Out About the Wave of Six-Week Abortion Bans Even though abortion is still legal everywhere in the United States, Republicans are dead-set on changing that. Apart from donating money to abortion ...
09:12, 05/20/2019

San Francisco Bans Sale of Juul and Other E-Cigarettes The bill was praised by health groups but has many critics, including those who worry that a blanket ban on e-cigarettes could harm the wider goals of...
01:12, 06/26/2019

How to Divest From the Corporations Funding Abortion Bans Earlier this week, Judd Legum’s Popular Information newsletter reported that, in recent years, six corporations contributed hundreds of thousands of d...
12:48, 05/23/2019

| eSwatini bans 'witchcraft and magic' competition A competition pitting witchdoctors against each other in a battle of skills this weekend in eSwatini -- formerly known as Swaziland -- has been banned...
02:00, 07/11/2019

Kyrgyzstan bans uranium mining after protests Kyrgyzstan's parliament voted on Thursday to ban uranium exploration and mining in the Central Asian nation despite previously issuing licenses to for...
10:00, 05/02/2019

Google bans apps that let users buy marijuana Alphabet's Google on Wednesday banned apps on its app store that facilitate the sale of marijuana or related products, as part of a change to its...
17:24, 05/29/2019

Two Russian biathletes get four-year bans for doping: IBU Two Russian biathletes have been suspended for four years for doping violations detected in data from Russia's former anti-doping agency laboratory, t...
07:24, 06/25/2019

San Francisco bans e-cigarette sales, becoming the first US city to do so San Francisco on Tuesday became the first city in the country to ban e-cigarettes after city officials voted in favor of an ordinance that prohibits t...
15:36, 06/25/2019

Oakland bans the use of facial recognition, becoming third US city to do so The Oakland City Council voted unanimously to prevent city employees, including the police, from using or acquiring it facial recognition technology o...
19:24, 07/17/2019

Oakland bans use of facial recognition, becoming third US city to do so The Oakland City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to prevent city employees, including the police, from using or acquiring facial recognition tech...
20:36, 07/18/2019

Samoa bans 'Rocketman' over gay scenes: media Samoa has banned "Rocketman", the movie-musical based on the life of British musician Elton John, over its depiction of homosexuality, the South Pacif...
15:48, 06/11/2019

Facebook bans extremist figures for being ‘dangerous’ The bans — including Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan and Infowars host Alex Jones — are a sign that the social network is more aggressively enf...
18:36, 05/02/2019

Arizona bans coyote killing contests PHOENIX (AP) – The Arizona Game and Fish Commission has voted to ban organized contests where hunters try to kill the most coyotes or other pred...
16:12, 06/22/2019

WeChat quietly bans cryptocurrency fundraising The Chinese equivalent of WhatsApp, WeChat, has updated its terms of service to ban merchants from fundraising by using tokens or cryptocurrencies. Th...
08:00, 05/07/2019

Facebook bans extremists, 'dangerous individuals' Multiple extremist figures, including Infowars' Alex Jones and Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan, have been banned from Facebook and Instagram. T...
22:12, 05/02/2019

YouTube Bans Hateful Videos From Platform YouTube said it is stepping up efforts to scrub hateful content from its platform, including videos that deny historical events like the Holocaust, ta...
16:00, 06/05/2019

WNBA bans Williams 10 games for dom. violence The Sparks' Riquna Williams, who was charged last December on felony counts for allegedly striking an ex-girlfriend and then threatening another perso...
14:24, 07/16/2019

Gun Makers Adjust Rifles to Skirt Bans The proliferation of guns sold legally that operate nearly identically to banned models shows how difficult it can be to make firearm restrictions eff...
13:24, 06/21/2019

Two Russian boxers competed despite doping bans Two Russian boxers serving doping suspensions have competed while banned, Reuters has found, highlighting inconsistencies in Russia's efforts to refor...
20:12, 07/16/2019

What’s worse, Facebook’s bans or government regulation? On Thursday, Facebook decided it had had enough. It banned several accounts that it labeled as “dangerous” from its platforms. The prominent far-right...
19:36, 05/02/2019

Sudan bans Al Jazeera as protests continue Sudan's ruling military government closed media organization Al Jazeera's Khartoum bureau and banned its journalists from reporting from the country, ...
01:00, 05/31/2019

'Women will die': how new abortion bans will harm the most vulnerable Women of color and poor women will be disproportionately affected by new restrictions across the US, opponents sayOn the floor of the Alabama state se...
02:48, 05/19/2019

Capri bans tourists from using single-use plastics Famed for its designer boutiques, film star visitors and saccharine limoncello, the Italian island of Capri is not typically associated with environme...
09:36, 05/07/2019

Colorado Bans ‘Conversion Therapy’ for Minors Colorado on Friday became the 18th state to ban “conversion therapy,” a discredited practice that aims to change a person’s sexual orientation or gend...
03:24, 06/02/2019

From Disneyland to Universal, theme parks are facing a challenging summer Disney, Universal Studios, and SeaWorld are ramping up promotional activity during the typically potent summer travel season.     ...
09:12, 07/15/2019

South Sudanese facing famine in all but name, warns UN food agency Record numbers in South Sudan – some seven million people – face acute food shortages, while more than 20,000 are close to famine, the World Food Prog...
12:48, 06/14/2019

Crime up but cases facing criminal justice system at 50-year low The number of people formally dealt with by the criminal justice system fell last year to the lowest level since 1970 despite police figures showing a...
09:12, 05/16/2019

‘Russian Mike,’ Canadian associate to El Chapo, facing charges in NYC A Canadian with ties to Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman’s Sinaloa drug cartel, has been extradited from Curacao to New York on cocaine trafficking charges, ...
13:12, 06/04/2019

Man freed in ‘doppleganger’ case now facing weapons, drug charges KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A Kansas City man who was released from prison and awarded $1 million for his wrongful conviction has been indicted on weapons and ...
17:48, 05/24/2019

Key witness in Mueller probe now facing child sex trafficking charges A key witness from the Robert Mueller investigation got slapped with sex trafficking charges on Friday. Businessman George Nader, 60, was already faci...
20:24, 07/19/2019

Faux retirement has Patriots’ Benjamin Watson facing suspension Benjamin Watson’s faux retirement has him in hot water. The New England Patriots tight end is facing a four-game suspension this coming season, ...
17:36, 05/26/2019

Rent spikes, gig jobs among bills facing legislative action SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The California Legislature faces key decisions this week, including trying to reign in police use of force, prevent rent spi...
08:00, 05/26/2019

Opinion: Vulnerable Warriors facing the biggest test of their dynasty Injury-riddled and down 2-1, the Warriors are more vulnerable than ever. And getting back Kevin Durant and Klay Thompson doesn't guarantee anythi...
00:36, 06/06/2019

Querrey's reward for Wimbledon quarterfinal? Facing Nadal Sam Querrey is in the Wimbledon quarterfinals for the third time in four years and now needs to beat Rafael Nadal       ...
14:12, 07/08/2019

Boeing facing allegations of manufacturing issues concerning 787 Dreamliner jets The New York Times reported on Saturday that the newspaper's investigation of a Boeing plant "reveals a culture that often valued production spee...
15:00, 04/28/2019

Marshall expels convicted student facing 2 more rape charges HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Marshall University in West Virginia has expelled a student who was allowed to remain enrolled despite a conviction for a 201...
08:00, 06/12/2019

FROM THE FIELD: facing up to the extreme mental health pressures of conflict For those caught up in conflict situations, the trauma can lead to severe mental health problems. This is also the case for the humanitarian workers w...
09:12, 07/02/2019

European Court says Russia not facing up to domestic abuse problem Russia failed to protect a woman from repeated acts of violence by her former partner, the European Court of Human Rights ruled on Tuesday, saying her...
11:48, 07/09/2019

Warriors facing tricky Klay Thompson injury issue TORONTO — Klay Thompson sat glumly by his locker late Sunday night in the visitors’ dressing room at Scotiabank Arena, quickly downing a postgame rice...
01:24, 06/03/2019

Facebook facing 20-year consent agreement after privacy lapses The social media giant Facebook is headed toward an agreement with the U.S. government over its privacy policies and practices that would put it under...
05:24, 05/14/2019

Amazon is now facing an antitrust probe in the European Union, sources say The European Union’s antitrust chief is planning to open a formal investigation into Amazon in the coming days, Bloomberg reported Tuesday. ...
08:48, 07/16/2019

The Latest: Woman facing felony charges in Bezos protest LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the arrest of a protester who approached Amazon CEO and founder Jeff Bezos on stage at a conference in Las Vegas (all t...
16:48, 06/07/2019

Marriott owner facing huge GDPR breach fine The owner of the Marriott hotel chain is set to face a £99m fine following a data breach that left thousand of customer details exposed.The fine ...
10:12, 07/09/2019

Thiem facing same old dilemma as usual suspects block his path Austrian claycourt specialist Dominic Thiem has done the 'easy' part by reaching the French Open semi-final for the fourth straight year -- now for th...
15:00, 06/06/2019

The sea captain facing jail after saving the lives of refugees – podcast Carola Rackete defied Italy’s ban on migrant rescue ships by forcing her way into the port of Lampedusa last week. She tells the Guardian’s Lorenzo To...
04:48, 07/09/2019

Facing new asylum curb, nerves for those waiting at U.S.-Mexico border Number 12,026 - better known as Marcial Artigas, 33, from Holguin, Cuba - waited nervously at a migration office at the U.S.-Mexico border as a Mexica...
14:48, 07/15/2019

Buttigieg Facing Test of Leadership After Shooting in South Bend The shooting of a black resident by a white police officer has revived scrutiny of Mr. Buttigieg’s sometimes strained relationships with the black com...
17:24, 06/18/2019

Real estate: 3 challenges facing first-time homebuyers this spring Challenges for first-time homebuyers this spring include prices, and availability of homes and mortgages.        ...
10:48, 05/02/2019

Andy Murray gives little thought to chance of facing brother at Wimbledon • Scot returns to SW19 for doubles tournament• Murray could play Jamie and Neal Skupski in third roundAndy Murray continues to dominate the British te...
16:00, 06/28/2019

Taco Bell is facing a tortilla shortage and it might be time to panic It might be time to panic: some Taco Bell restaurants are being affected by a tortilla shortage. In response to reports of a national tortilla shortag...
00:00, 07/03/2019

Delta Air facing technical issue with flight bookings, check-ins Delta Air Lines Inc on Wednesday said it was addressing a technical problem that has affected travelers' ability to book, check-in and board planes, r...
17:12, 06/19/2019

A grim border drowning underlines peril facing many migrants A grim photograph of a drowned father and his 23-month-old daughter lying face down in shallow water of the Rio Grande provides a searing reminder of ...
02:36, 06/26/2019

Boxing body near bankrupt, facing 2020 Olympic exclusion The International Boxing Association says it is near bankruptcy, days before a decision to formally exclude the body from the 2020 Tokyo Olympics ...
11:12, 06/19/2019

Environment reporters facing harassment and murder, study finds Tally of deaths makes it one of most dangerous fields for journalists after war reportingJagendra Singh: the Indian journalist burned to deathThirteen...
12:24, 06/17/2019

Ugandan medics facing Ebola outbreak say they lack supplies BWERA, Uganda — The isolation ward for Ebola patients is a tent erected in the garden of the local hospital. Gloves are given out sparingly to health ...
13:48, 06/17/2019

Washington Offers Companies Facing Enforcement a Package Deal Banks, asset managers and public companies could find it easier to settle regulatory enforcement actions without damaging other parts of their busines...
16:24, 07/03/2019

The complications facing Nets’ dream Irving-Durant scenario All signs point to Kyrie Irving coming to Brooklyn. Kevin Durant? It’s complicated. Nets general manager Sean Marks has long been clearing a path towa...
08:48, 06/30/2019

Parts of southern India facing acute water shortages NEW DELHI (AP) — Millions of people are turning to water tank trucks in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu as house and hotel taps run dry in an ...
03:36, 06/19/2019

Venezuela opposition figure, facing arrest warrant, says he met with generals Venezuelan opposition politician Leopoldo Lopez, evading arrest in a Spanish diplomatic residence, on Thursday disclosed he met with senior military ...
20:36, 05/02/2019

Facing jail: woman who kept pensioner slave and made her eat cat and dog food An animal shelter boss who kept a pensioner as a modern-day slave and made her eat cat and dog food while spending her savings on designer clothes and...
08:48, 06/24/2019

UFC fighter Desmond Green facing 20 charges after deadly crash Desmond Green, a UFC lightweight, is in custody at the Broward County Main Jail after being arrested on 20 different charges Tuesday. He is being held...
12:12, 06/27/2019

Challenges facing networks broadcasting Yankees-Red Sox London battle How do you give a regular-season game a World Series feel when the stadium it’s being played in has never seen a baseball game? That is the challenge ...
01:48, 06/28/2019

A Grim Border Drowning Underlines the Peril Facing Many Migrants (MEXICO CITY) — The man and his 23-month-old daughter lay face down in shallow water along the bank of the Rio Grande, his black shirt hiked up ...
06:36, 06/26/2019

Former Super Bowl MVP Mark Rypien facing assault charge SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Former Super Bowl hero Mark Rypien has been arrested in Washington state on suspicion of domestic violence. The Spokesman-Review...
08:00, 07/01/2019

If you aren't sure if you're protected from measles, a simple test can check your immunity Thanks to a despicable misinformation campaign by the anti-vaccine movement, measles, a disease once thought eradicated, has made a roaring comeback, ...
16:36, 05/30/2019

Measles cases continue record climb, reaching 764 in 23 states The number of confirmed U.S. measles cases this year has climbed to 764, the highest total in 25 years, federal health officials announced Monday. &#...
17:36, 05/06/2019

U.S. measles outbreak spreads to Idaho and Virginia, hits 1,022 cases The United States' worst measles outbreak in a quarter-century spread to Idaho and Virginia last week as public health authorities on Monday reported ...
08:36, 06/10/2019

Number of measles cases so far this year surpasses 1994 total: CDC The number of US measles cases reported so far this year has already surpassed the total from all of 1994 — and outbreaks in the Big Apple are in larg...
15:24, 05/31/2019

Scientology cruise ship leaves St Lucia after measles quarantine Church of Scientology vessel held in port after contagious disease detected onboardA cruise ship quarantined for a reported case of measles has left t...
05:12, 05/03/2019

U.S. measles cases hit 971, highest single-year total since 1994 The CDC reports that measles cases in the United States have hit a high of 971, shattering the 943 cases in 1994 to be the highest number in 25 years ...
17:24, 05/30/2019

Scientology cruise ship quarantined in St. Lucia gets measles vaccine Health officials for the Caribbean island of St. Lucia furnished 100 free doses of measles vaccine to a Church of Scientology cruise ship placed under...
15:00, 05/02/2019

Oregon vaccine bill dead as US measles count soars SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Critics say Oregon senators jeopardized public health when they killed a bill aimed at getting more children vaccinated for measles...
17:12, 05/14/2019

Mom rips anti-vaxxers after infant son contracts measles: '100% preventable' A California mother whose 5-month-old son contracted the measles virus posted heartbreaking photos of her infant suffering from a head-to-toe rash in ...
21:12, 04/30/2019

NYC measles outbreak worsens as infections near 400, including 2 pregnant women Almost 400 people in New York City have contracted measles since the outbreak began in October, according to new data from the New York City Health De...
07:00, 04/28/2019

Orthodox Jewish communities face antisemitism over measles outbreak Incidents such as a bus driver allegedly refusing to stop for a Hassidic man occur as New York City has nearly 500 measles casesOrthodox Jewish commun...
11:00, 05/17/2019

‘A global measles crisis’ is well underway, UN agency chiefs warn Noting a 300 per cent surge in the number of measles cases during the first three months of this year, compared to the same period last year, two UN a...
05:53, 04/28/2019

This is the worst year for measles in the US since the disease was eliminated nationally in 2000 As of Wednesday afternoon, 695 cases of measles were confirmed in 22 states, the CDC announced, surpassing the previous high of 667 cases for all of 2...
07:00, 04/28/2019

Scientology cruise ship still quarantined as passengers are tested for measles Health officials have taken 277 blood samples from those onboard ship docked in Caribbean island of CuraçaoA Church of Scientology cruise ship docked ...
16:36, 05/06/2019

US measles cases climb to 704 as the disease spreads among unvaccinated people Nearly three-quarters this year's 704 measles cases in the U.S. occurred in unvaccinated people, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention s...
08:48, 04/29/2019

Number of measles cases in the U.S. reach 704, the highest point this century The CDC reports 704 confirmed cases of measles. The figure is the highest number of cases since measles was declared eliminated in the U.S. in 2000. ...
14:12, 04/29/2019

Northern Virginia health officials warn of possible measles exposures Northern Virginia health departments are working to identify people who may have come in contact with someone infected with measles in one of three se...
09:12, 06/06/2019

German government backs compulsory measles jab for schools, kindergartens Children in Germany will have to prove they've had a measles vaccination before they can attend kindergarten or go to school, under a new draft law. P...
18:24, 07/17/2019

The U.S. Is Experiencing the Highest Number of Measles Cases in 25 Years, CDC Confirms More people in the U.S. have been infected with measles during the first five months of 2019 than the total for any year since 1994, the Centers for D...
14:00, 05/30/2019

Bill would mandate measles vaccine for summer camp kids A state pol wants to add the measles vaccine to summer campers’ pack lists this year. State Sen. David Carlucci (D) introduced a bill Thursday t...
18:00, 06/06/2019

Measles cases hit 1,001 as anti-vaxxers hold another rally of disinformation BROOKLYN, NY - JUNE 04: Anti-vaccine activist Del Bigtree speaks with journalists before entering an anti-vaccine symposium on June 4, 2019. (credit...
03:24, 06/07/2019

Northeast Congo insecurity hampers response to measles outbreak Insecurity in northeast Congo has hampered a measles vaccination drive and forced people to flee their homes, local responders said on Wednesday, comp...
21:36, 06/19/2019

US records 33 new measles cases in a week in worst outbreak since 1992 Total confirmed cases for year so far rises to 1,077Most new cases occur in New York Thirty-three new measles cases were recorded in the US last week,...
09:12, 06/24/2019

Scientology cruise ship leaves St. Lucia after measles quarantine A cruise ship quarantined for a reported case of measles left the Caribbean island of St. Lucia late on Thursday after health officials provided 100 d...
04:48, 05/03/2019

21 million children miss first dose of measles vaccine every year An estimated 169 million children worldwide have missed out on getting the first dose of a measles vaccine, including more than half a million in the ...
05:49, 04/28/2019

Scientology cruise ship quarantined over confirmed case of measles A crew member aboard a cruise ship used by the Church of Scientology tested positive for measles, causing the vessel’s occupants to be quarantined in ...
04:12, 05/02/2019

Merck steps up U.S. measles vaccine production with increased demand Merck & Co said on Wednesday it has increased production of the measles vaccine to meet an uptick in demand in the United States in the midst of the c...
13:48, 05/01/2019

Health Officials Reportedly Threatened Air Travel Ban for Individuals With Measles Eight individuals thought to be infected with measles reportedly canceled their air travel plans after they learned they could be placed under a healt...
12:24, 05/25/2019

300 cruise passengers quarantined on ship after measles case confirmed A US cruise ship with nearly 300 passengers has been quarantined in St Lucia after a case of measles was confirmed on board, according to health offic...
13:12, 05/02/2019

Cruise Ship Quarantined in St. Lucia After Measles Case Is Reported The confirmed case, on a ship reportedly owned by the Church of Scientology, comes as the U.S. grapples with the largest measles outbreak in a quarter...
00:24, 05/02/2019

Summer camp is newest front in battle with measles outbreak ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Summer camp is the newest front in the battle to contain the worst U.S. measles outbreak in nearly three decades . Vaccinations ar...
06:48, 06/16/2019

U.S. health officials record 14 new cases of measles as outbreak slows The United States recorded 14 new measles cases between June 27 and July 3, federal health officials said on Monday, signaling a slowdown in the sprea...
13:24, 07/08/2019

Camps harden vaccine rules amid US measles outbreak As the United States battles its worst measles outbreak in 25 years, summer camps are tightening their policies on vaccines, with some prepared to tur...
17:12, 05/23/2019

Curacao officials board quarantined ship in measles case WILLEMSTAD, Curacao (AP) — Authorities in Curacao have boarded a ship that arrived in the Dutch Caribbean island under quarantine to start vaccinating...
06:24, 05/04/2019

Scientology's Flagship Boat Has Been Quarantined After a Confirmed Case of the Measles A ship owned by the Church of Scientology that serves as a critical vessel for a religious retreat has been quarantined in the island nation of St. Lu...
10:48, 05/02/2019

Cruise ship quarantined in St. Lucia over confirmed measles case Officials in St. Lucia quarantined a cruise ship after there was confirmed case of measles aboard the vessel that reportedly has the same name of a sh...
10:12, 05/02/2019

Woman with measles saw ‘Avengers: Endgame,’ potentially exposed audience Thanos has got nothing on measles. A measles-afflicted California woman reportedly went to a midnight showing of “Avengers: Endgame” last ...
04:12, 05/02/2019

Philippines bans pig imports from Laos due to swine fever: WTO The Philippines has banned imports of pigs and pig products from Laos due to an African swine fever outbreak, it said in a filing published by the Wor...
04:24, 07/02/2019

Facial-Recognition Startup Calls for Regulation Instead of Bans The co-founder of SenseTime, a Chinese artificial-intelligence startup under fire for the use of its facial-recognition technology in mass-surveillanc...
01:36, 05/21/2019

Austria bans Muslim headscarf in primary schools Austria has passed a law intended to ban Muslim girls from wearing a headscarf in primary schools. The Jewish yarmulke and Sikh patka are not included...
20:24, 05/15/2019

| WATCH: Protesters rally across the US against new state abortion bans US abortion-rights campaigners, including several Democrats running for president in 2020, rallied in front of the Supreme Court while others proteste...
02:12, 05/22/2019

London Metal Exchange bans traders from day drinking The London Metal Exchange has banned dealers from trading while under the influence of alcohol, in an attempt to overhaul the workplace culture at the...
09:36, 06/14/2019

The Latest: Pence says US to lift bans on Venezuelan general WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the United States and Venezuela (all times local): 4:25 p.m. Vice President Mike Pence says the U.S. is lifting sancti...
14:24, 05/07/2019

YouTube bans videos that promote superiority and discrimination Google is engaged in an ongoing battle against the misuse of its YouTube video platform, with the tech giant changing its policies around what content...
22:12, 06/05/2019

Trump order bans US firms from dealing with Huawei In a move that will likely add fire to the growing trade war between the US and China, President Trump has declared a “national emergencyȁ...
17:12, 05/16/2019

‘Uber of Weed’ wants to raise $100M despite app store bans Snoop Dogg-backed cannabis company Eaze is raising a new round of financing that’s expected to value it at $800 million — despite Google trying to kil...
19:24, 05/29/2019

Sri Lanka bans face coverings for 'public safety' Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena banned all forms of face coverings including the burqa and the hijab in the name of national security, the p...
05:48, 04/29/2019

Facebook bans Alex Jones and other extremist leaders Facebook on May 2 said it banned half a dozen controversial personalities, including Alex Jones and Milo Yiannopoulos, from Instagram and Facebook aft...
18:36, 05/02/2019

Abortion Bans Create a Public Health Nightmare Making abortion mostly illegal will kick off an unintentional, vast experiment in public health—one where the outcomes are sick or dying women and chi...
12:24, 05/21/2019

YouTube bans videos promoting Nazi ideology Content promoting fascism, supremacism or Holocaust denial will no longer be hostedYouTube has decided to ban content promoting Nazi ideology from its...
14:36, 06/05/2019