The Illinois Senate on Wednesday passed a bill that would require public schools in the state to teach lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and transgender (LGBT) history, as well as use inclusive and “non-discriminatory” textbooks.
The Trump administration will levy new economic sanctions against Russia over its support of Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said Sunday.
On April 19, for the first time in almost 60 years, Cuba will have a leader whose last name is not Castro.
Since its opening, the Guantanamo Bay detention center has imprisoned nearly 800 people.
Women in Saudi Arabia will now be allowed to obtain drivers licenses, as per an order from King Salman, reports said.
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi got an earful on Monday after protesters in San Francisco confronted her angrily for striking a tentative deal with President Trump over a program to extend legal protections to young undocumented immigrants.
Despite years of “zero tolerance” of the sexual abuse crisis by United Nations’ peacekeepers, the U.N. peacekeeping mission in the Central African Republic is still a bureaucratic shambles when it comes to recording, investigating and keeping track of those crimes, according to a U.N. internal report.
United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres, who in March vowed an all-out war on the plague of sexual abuse by U.N.-sponsored peacekeepers in vulnerable, strife-torn nations, is apparently locked in a major, closed-door chapter in that campaign—a struggle he so far does not appear to have won.