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This Is How Napping Made Me More Productive

Taking two short “power naps” every day made it easier to focus, but it was important to nap the right way. When it comes to sleeping, humans get the short end of the stick compared to others in the animal kingdom. Adult humans, on average,...Show More Summary

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"I believe that Donald Trump poses a clear and present danger to our democracy, to our institutions, to the rule of law, to the civil rights and human rights of so many Americans, to the economic distribution of wealth — which is already skewed out of proportion to where it should be. Show More Summary

Egypt blocks Human Rights Watch website amid widespread media blockade

CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt has blocked the website of Human Rights Watch just one day after the organization released a report on systematic torture in the country's jails.

Venezuelan President Maduro to address U.N. Human Rights Council

2 weeks agoNews : The Cutline

By Tom Miles GENEVA (Reuters) - President Nicolas Maduro, accused of trampling on human rights and democracy in Venezuela, is expected to address the opening day of a three-week U.N. Human Rights Council session on Sept. 11. Maduro's...Show More Summary

Venezuelan President Maduro to address U.N. Human Rights Council

GENEVA (Reuters) - Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro will address the opening day of a three-week U.N. Human Rights Council session on Sept. 11, a United Nations spokesman said on Monday.

A Lesson of Labor Day

The shared work of the LGBTQ community and the labor movement dates back to the days of Harvey Milk, writes Mary Beth Maxwell of the Human Rights Campaign.

This Labor Day, Remember That Martin Luther King's Last Campaign Was for Workers' Rights

The best way to honor his memory this Labor Day and every day is to continue the struggle for human dignity. Most Americans today know that Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. was killed in Memphis, Tennessee in 1968, but few know why he was there. Show More Summary

Trump Signals To Border Patrol: OK To Violate Human Rights

August 10, 2017 came and went as every other day under the Trump administration. While Donald Trump spent his day creating chaos by pointing out the human rights violations of Venezuela and North Korea and threatening military action...Show More Summary

Bills WR Anquan Boldin Retires So He Can Focus On Fighting For Human Rights

Just three days ago, veteran wide receiver Anquan Boldin caught a pass for the Buffalo Bills in the team’s preseason game against the Philadelphia Eagles. On Sunday, Anquan Boldin reportedly walked out of Buffalo Bills camp and informed the team he was hanging up his cleats after 14 seasons in the NFL.   BREAKING: Anquan Boldin left […]

Dozens of civilians killed in US-led raids on Syria’s Raqa

US-led coalition air strikes aimed at dislodging Islamic State group militants from the Syrian city of Raqa have cost the lives of 59 civilians in three days, a monitoring group said Thursday. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said 21 children were among at least 59 civilians killed in the air strikes since Monday, after

Dozens of civilians killed in US-led raids on Syria's Raqa: monitor

US-led coalition air strikes aimed at dislodging Islamic State group jihadists from the Syrian city of Raqa have cost the lives of 59 civilians in three days, a monitoring group said Thursday. The Syrian Observatory for Human RightsShow More Summary

Dozens killed after deadliest day of drug violence in Philippines

Human rights groups demand independent investigation into Duterte's possible role in violence

Dozens killed in Philippine drug violence deadliest day

Human rights groups demand independent investigation into Duterte's possible role in violence

Deadly violence erupts in Kenya following contested, fake news-fueled election

A day after protests and riots erupted in the wake of Kenya’s contested election, the country’s commission on human rights said that at least 24 people, including a 6-year-old child, had been killed during clashes with police in the worst political violence in the country in a decade. Show More Summary

Tuesday Overnight Open Thread (8/8/18)

(Relaxing) Quotes of The Day Quote I It is easily and often overlooked that when Thomas Jefferson asserted that life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness were inalienable human rights, he did so on the ground that they had...

Newborn calf bears striking resemblance to KISS frontman Gene Simmons

2 months agoLifestyle / Fashion : AOL: Style

This cow wants to rock 'n' roll all night and party every day -- or so we'd assume, if she's anything like her human doppelgänger. On the left: Genie the calf. On the right: Gene Simmons, frontman of KISS. Coincidence? We think not. (Photo: Facebook/Reuters) Read more... Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments

Technology is failing to create transparent supply chains

During the early days of globalization, it was relatively easy for corporations to either hide, or be ignorant of, human rights and environmental atrocities committed along their supply chain. Factories and producers were shifting manufacturing...Show More Summary

New Russia U.N. envoy starts, pledges to promote peace, rights

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Russia's new United Nations ambassador, Vassily Nebenzia, arrived for his first day of work at the world body on Friday, pledging Moscow's commitment to promoting peace, development and human rights.

Why Human Rights Advocates Aren't Happy With Nic Cage's Kazakhstan Trip

Over the last couple of days, the internet has been having fun with a picture of Nicolas Cage posing in a fairly ridiculous outfit with the First Lady of Kazakstan. However, not everybody thinks the picture is very funny.

Newswire: The Daily Show asks transgender vets about the Draft-Dodger-In-Chief’s tweets

Like a lot of people—and all people with human souls—Daily Show host Trevor Noah spent the day trying to come up with the right way to say, “Even for Donald Trump, this is some bullshit” concerning Ol’ Bone Spurs’ excreted tweets this...Show More Summary

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