The Arizona Supreme Court upheld the conviction of a former border activist sentenced to death for killing a man and his 9-year-old daughter during a 2009 home invasion in Southern Arizona.
In the end, money proved more important to the Reid Park Zoological Society than open land and a vision of reintroducing imperiled species.
Activists who stymied a day’s immigration proceedings in Tucson earlier this month by chaining themselves to a detainee transport bus have announced the first step in their legal defense: a pair of hotline numbers.
Actress Betty White leans against "Sultan" a 300 pound Bengal Tiger, just under a year old, on June 7, 1979 in Los Angeles recently. White was helping to plan the Morris Animal Foundation Annual Health Conference and luncheon to be held in Los Angeles, June 10, 1979. (AP Photo)
Bayard Rustin, leader of the "March on Washington" scheduled for Aug. 28, is shown at the National Headquarters, Aug. 1, 1963, New York. (AP Photo/Eddie Adams)
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Russell Means never shunned attention. Whether leading Native Americans in railing against broken federal treaties, appearing in a Hollywood blockbuster or advocating a sovereign American Indian nation within U.S. borders, the activist who helped lead the 1973 uprising at…
SAN DIEGO — An 11-year-old killer whale injured during a show at SeaWorld in San Diego continues to recuperate but is currently not performing in the Shamu Show, SeaWorld said Wednesday.
ISLAMABAD — Pakistani acid attack victim Fakhra Younus had endured more than three dozen surgeries over more than a decade to repair her severely damaged face and body when she finally decided life was no longer worth living.
LOS ANGELES — Conservative media publisher and activist Andrew Breitbart, who was behind investigations that led to the resignations of former Rep. Anthony Weiner of New York and former U.S. Agriculture Department official Shirley Sherrod, has died in Los Angeles. He was 43.