House passes Equality Act expanding LGBTQ rights amid GOP concerns, including effect on girls’ sports

The House voted Thursday to pass the Equality Act, a Democrat-backed bill meant to ban discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity. The bill passed by a…

Semenya taking case to European Court of Human Rights

Caster Semenya is going to the European Court of Human Rights to challenge “discriminatory” rules that prohibit her from competing in certain track events because of her high natural testosterone,…

Meghan Markle, Prince Harry’s Oprah Winfrey sit-down launches hot U.K. bidding war for rights to air

UPDATE: Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s first major interview since splitting with the British Royal Family has sparked a hot bidding war in the U.K. for rights to air the…

Blinken expresses intention to return to UN Human Rights Council

The Biden administration on Wednesday said the U.S. will seek election to the U.N. Human Rights Council (UNHRC) nearly three years after former President Donald Trump withdrew from the body, according…

Uber drivers entitled to worker rights, UK’s top court rules

Fox Business Flash top headlines are here. Check out what’s clicking on FoxBusiness.com. A group of drivers are entitled to worker rights such as the minimum wage at Uber, Britain’s Supreme…

Uber faces UK Supreme Court ruling on worker rights in gig economy test

Fox Business Flash top headlines are here. Check out what’s clicking on FoxBusiness.com. Britain’s Supreme Court will rule on Friday in a battle over workers’ rights at taxi app Uber that could…

Former congressman investigating human rights in Burma fears violent crackdown on anti-coup: ‘I’m terrified’

The last time Burma’s military overthrew an elected government, Tom Andrews was finding his way in Washington as a newly elected congressman from Maine.  “I got to go to Congress…

Biden takes heat for ‘different norms’ remark while discussing China, human rights

President Biden faced swift criticism Tuesday night for remarks on how he plans to approach human rights abuses in China. Biden just recently had a phone call with President Xi Jinping and…

Water rights activists worry about sale of Poland Spring

Fox Business Flash top headlines are here. Check out what’s clicking on FoxBusiness.com. Water rights activists on Saturday decried the potential sale of bottled water brand Poland Spring, saying the…

Saudi women’s rights activist freed after being ‘forced to kiss, perform sex acts’ on prison interrogators

A Saudi women’s rights activist who pushed to end the country’s ban on female drivers has been freed after spending just over 1,000 days in prison, where she reportedly “had been forced to kiss and perform other…