Wheelchair activist/musician headed for Savannah killed in deadly crash

Musician Frank Barham, who was traveling to Savannah, Ga., from Atlanta via wheelchair for a benefit concert, was killed Wednesday in an accident on Ga. 21 in Screven County at the Effingham-Screven county line.

Wal-Mart urges suppliers to curb antibiotics, treat animals better

...otherwise improve animal treatment. But activists hailed Wal-Mart's steps and said...that improves treatment of livestock.Activists have reported animal abuse at farms supplying...and take disciplinary action.Animal activists groups praised the steps but want more...

Activist investor Icahn puts $100 million into Lyft

...the parade of investors in startups, hitching a $100 million ride with the ride-hailing service Lyft.The billionaire activist investor is known for tangling with corporate boards, sometimes launching proxy fights and pushing companies to make big changes...

Activists take stand against Arctic oil drilling

...the remote Arctic Ocean marks a pivotal moment for an environmental movement increasingly mobilized around climate change.Activists paddling out in kayaks to meet the rig off Seattle's picturesque waterfront said it's their moment to stand against opening...

5K race to spread message of nonviolence Sunday

Community activists are encouraging teenagers to take a pledge against the use and glorification of guns and to participate in a 5K on Sunday aimed...

The real causes of crime

...neighborhoods, well over 90 percent of children from safe, stable homes do not become delinquents."We would urge Sunday's activists, and all others, to take on the root causes of these problems. In the process, we should all support organizations that...

SC senator filibusters abortion bill over exceptions

...ironically, blocking passage of a bill he and other abortion opponents have sought and is ripping into his fellow anti-abortion activists.Sen. Lee Bright, R-Roebuck, on Thursday began filibustering a bill that would ban abortion past 19 weeks because he...

Assault on free speech

...celebrities, or a catchy Twitter hashtag.The nation's leftist activist base possibly would do everything but suggest Americans think...cherished of American values by Muslim extremists, these activists are mute.Not only that, many on the left have irrationally...

Faculty accomplishments, new leadership improve climate at Paine

...Mo., New York City and other cities across the country. During this year's conference, three renowned civil rights activists and scholars discussed the activism of the past and present in conjunction with the release of their reader on the Black Arts...

Activists ready new push for tougher smoking ordinance

At a meeting of Healthy Augusta, members of the BreathEasy Coa­lition showed off new ads promoting clean air and talked about approaching the Augusta Commission.