PHILADELPHIA — For decades, the University of Pennsylvania has held hundreds of skulls that once were used to promote white supremacy through racist scientific research. As part of a growing effort among museums to reevaluate the curation of human remains, the Ivy League school laid some of the remains to rest last week, specifically those […]

Apple says it will disable a blood-oxygen monitoring feature on its two most popular watches in the U.S. beginning Thursday to comply with a court-ordered revival of a sales ban stemming from a patent dispute. The decision to turn off the blood-oxygen sensor for consumers who buy either the Apple Watch Series 9 or Ultra […]

Unlock the Editor’s Digest for free Roula Khalaf, Editor of the FT, selects her favourite stories in this weekly newsletter. Donald Trump has asked the US Supreme Court to overturn a decision to ban him from Colorado’s presidential primary ballot, setting the stage for the nation’s highest court to decide whether states can stop him […]

Top US diplomat Blinken reaffirms support for Guyana’s sovereignty as Venezuela threatens to annex its Essequibo region. The United States says it is fully backing Guyana against Venezuela’s threat to annex its oil-rich western territory as tensions soar over their border dispute. US Secretary of State Antony Blinken reaffirmed Washington’s position that Guyana has full […]

LONDON (Reuters) – Uber will open up its platform to London’s black cabs early next year, the ride-hailing firm said on Wednesday, signalling a dramatic turnaround in its relationship with drivers of the British capital’s iconic taxis. In recent years, London’s black cab drivers – who have to pass a test called “The Knowledge” requiring […]

Plants line the lounge of British multinational oil and gas company BP at their booth during the LNG 2023 energy trade show in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, July 13, 2023. REUTERS/Chris Helgren/file photo Acquire Licensing Rights

[1/4]A sign outside the Guru Nanak Sikh Gurdwara temple is seen after the killing on its grounds in June 2023 of Sikh leader Hardeep Singh Nijjar, in Surrey, British Columbia, Canada September 18, 2023. REUTERS/Chris Helgren/File Photo Acquire Licensing Rights

A judge with the Muscogee (Creek) Nation ruled an 1866 treaty offers path to citizenship for Black slave descendants. In the United States, a judge for the Muscogee (Creek) Nation (MCN) has ruled in favour of citizenship for two descendants of Black slaves once owned by tribal members, potentially paving the way for hundreds of […]

Aug 25 (Reuters) – Canada said on Friday it will participate as a third party in the dispute settlement proceedings between the U.S. and Mexico regarding genetically modified (GM) corn in imported tortillas and dough, citing concerns about Mexico’s stance on the matter. The decision follows Washington’s request for a dispute settlement panel through the […]

A picket along College Avenue on Friday highlighed an ongoing dispute between Illinois State University and the union that represents stagehands and crew members who work on university productions. The International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees Local 193 represents around 100 members in central Illinois, said union president Craig Chladny. Members work in various “extra […]

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