Statue of Abraham Lincoln with kneeling slave removed in Boston

A statue of Abraham Lincoln with a freed slave appearing to kneel at his feet – optics that drew objections amid a national reckoning with racial injustice – has been removed from its perch in downtown Boston. Workers removed the Emancipation Memorial, also known

US top court hears arguments in child slave labour case

The case involves the Alien Tort Statute, which permits foreign citizens to sue in US courts for human rights abuses. The Supreme Court seemed concerned Tuesday about the impact of siding with food giants Nestle and Cargill and ending a lawsuit that