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Ruling finds Title IX liability for actions by nonstudents
Millersville University in Pennsylvania was given prior notice that it could be held liable under Title IX "for its deliberate indifference to known sexual harassment perpetrated by a non-student guest," a federal appeals court ruled last week.
Senate Democrats Press Ahead With Debate on Voting Rights Bill
The Senate on Tuesday will begin to debate new voting rights protections, even though the measure appears all but dead in the face of two key Democratic defections.
UN: Taliban attempting to exclude women, girls from public life
Taliban leaders in Afghanistan are institutionalising gender-based discrimination and violence, UN group of experts say.
Petition against Covid certification presented to Stormont Assembly
A petition against the Covid Certification Scheme has been presented to the Stormont Assembly.
Far-right presidential contender Eric Zemmour convicted of hate speech
French far-right presidential candidate Eric Zemmour has been convicted of inciting racial hatred over comments he made about unaccompanied migrant children in 2020.
Martin Luther King and housing
Today is Martin Luther King Jr. day 2022, which is a federal holiday. Banks and the post office and government offices will be closed. Public schools are closed today too.
Family of Indigenous man who died after being sent home from NSW hospital demands inquest
The family of an Indigenous man who died after being sent home from a regional New South Wales hospital has staged a protest demanding accountability and urgent changes in the way Aboriginal people are treated in the NSW health system.
Israel Dresner, rabbi who marched with Martin Luther King, dies at 92
Martin Luther King Jr. spoke at Rabbi Israel Dresner's synagogue, Temple Sha'arey Shalom, in Springfield, N.J., on Jan. 18, 1963.
California judge rules Google's confidentiality agreements break labor law
A California judge ruled this week the confidentiality agreements Google requires its employees to sign are too broad and break the state's labor laws, a decision that could potentially make it easier for workers at famously secret Big Tech firms to speak openly about their companies.