Fresh protests, looting erupt in Chile despite new Cabinet

South America 10/29/19, 04:50

Fresh protests and attacks on businesses erupted in Chile Monday despite President Sebastián Piñera's replacement of eight key Cabinet ministers with more centrist figures and his attempts to assure the country he has heard calls for greater equality and improved social services. Thousands of protesters crowded again into central Santiago, and ...

California regulators not taking action against care homes

U.S. 05/20/19, 12:28

Across California, at least 20 companies providing care for the elderly, disabled and mentally ill continue to operate illegally after being cited for failing to pay their workers more than $1.4 million in back wages and penalties."There's no accountability," said Hina Shah, an associate law professor at Golden Gate University ...

Migrants dropped off in New Mexico; city asks for donations

U.S. 04/13/19, 17:51

Border Patrol agents dropped off asylum-seeking migrants in New Mexico's second most populous city for the second day in a row Saturday, prompting Las Cruces city officials to appeal for donations of food and personal hygiene items and a state medical program to seek volunteers to provide health assessments of ...

Mom arrested in video that sparked outrage freed from jail

New York 12/11/18, 22:56

A mother jailed after police violently pulled her toddler son from her arms in a videotaped encounter in a crowded waiting room of a New York City social services office was released Tuesday night. "I'm just so grateful to everyone and I'm just happy to be free and I just need ...

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