Social Issues
  • Lawyers for Pam and Mark Crawford said they were suing the Department of Social Services for having irreversible surgery performed on a 16-month-old child.

    LAST UPDATE : May 14, 2013, 3:50 PM EDT
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  • FIFA President Joseph Sepp Blatter speaks during AFC conference at a hotel in Kuala Lumpur, Thurday, May 2, 2013. Sheik Salman bin Ibrahim Al Khalifa of Bahrain won a landslide victory to be elected president of the Asian Football Confederation on Thursday, replacing longtime rival Mohamed bin Hammam. A half hour later, he also won the vote for the vacant seat on FIFA's executive committee, inflicting defeat on Qatar World Cup organizing chief Hassan Al Thawadi, taking 28 votes against 18 for his rival. Bla

    FIFA President Sepp Blatter says he will protest to Italian soccer authorities over a decision to only fine Roma the equivalent of $65,000 after their fans racially abused AC Milan players.

    LAST UPDATE : May 14, 2013, 11:56 AM EDT
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  • FILE - In this Oct. 25, 2006 file photo, a policeman watches over a group of suspected sex workers during an inspection of a nightclub in Beijing. Police in China frequently beat, torture and arbitrarily detain suspected sex workers, often with little or no evidence that they engaged in prostitution, Human Rights Watch said in a report Tuesday, May 14, 2013, calling on the government to discipline abusive officers. (AP Photo/EyePress, File)

    Rights group is saying that police in China frequently beat, torture and arbitrarily detain suspected sex workers, often with little or no evidence.

    LAST UPDATE : May 15, 2013, 7:48 AM EDT
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