Food industry asks farms to consider breeding no-horn cows

...manufacturers and restaurants are taking the dairy industry by the horns on an animal welfare issue that's long bothered activists but is little known to consumers: the painful removal of budding horn tissue from calves so farm workers or other animals...

Group to raise environmental awareness with journey down Savannah River

...first two new nuclear reactors commissioned since the Three Mile Island disaster.Steele, a musician, artist, environmental activist and educator, said the trip has many goals, including raising awareness about the environmental dangers that face the Savannah...

A shameful overreaction

...through the mud ? by telling an imaginative and recklessly activist Rolling Stone reporter she was brutally assaulted by seven...honor code. Neither will happen ? that is, if the liberal activists and politicians who actually wanted this horrific tale to...

Activist to speak to commissioners about policing of handicapped parking

A community activist said he will challenge the Richmond County Sheriff's Office's lax...issues.Hollobaugh said he is rallying veterans, disability-rights activists and city officials to support his effort in hopes of avoiding a legal...

Business news

...General Motors announced a $5 billion stock buyback as part of a plan to return more cash to investors. In return, an activist shareholder decided to drop a potentially divisive bid for a seat on the company's board.The moves, announced Monday...

ADA advocate sets deadline for Augusta leaders to respond to allegations of Disabilities Act violations

A community-rights activist plans to give the city until Friday to respond to allegations Augusta leaders violated the Americans with Disabilities Act through...

Activist investor steps up pressure on DuPont

NEW YORK - A fight for control of DuPont Co. is intensifying after the hedge fund led by activist investor Nelson Peltz announced plans to nominate its own slate of four directors to the industry titan's board.Its shares...

IOC, Olympics targeted by environmental protest in Rio

RIO DE JANEIRO - Environmental activists burst into the lobby of a luxury hotel...become a major issue.A small group of activists managed to steal the spotlight from IOC...executive board on another floor.One of the activists, who grabbed a five-ring Olympic flag...

Hundreds gather to mark 50th anniversary of Malcolm X's death

NEW YORK - Activists, actors and politicians gathered Saturday...absolutely discuss them."Social and political activist Ron Daniels delivered the keynote address...X that was written by the late actor and activist Ossie Davis.

Did NSA plant spyware in computers around world?

...in multiple countries, primarily overseas. Targets appeared to be specifically selected and included military, Islamic activists, energy companies and other businesses, as well as government personnel.Without naming the United States as the source...