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Young climate activists accuse world leaders' of violating child rights through inaction

8:05pm BST

NEW YORK, Sept 23 Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg and 15 other young climate activists on Monday filed a complaint with the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child alleging that world leaders' inaction on the climate crisis has violated children's rights.

Inspired by Greta Thunberg, worldwide protest demands climate action

21 Sep 2019

Millions of young people flooded the streets of cities around the world on Friday to demand political leaders take urgent steps to stop climate change, uniting in a worldwide protest inspired by 16-year-old Swedish activist Greta Thunberg. | Video

Millions of young people, led by Sweden's Thunberg, to strike for climate action

20 Sep 2019

NEW YORK With world leaders about to gather in New York for a UN Climate Action Summit next week, millions of young people from Australia to Iceland will take off from school or work on Friday to demand urgent measures to stop environmental catastrophe.

Millions of young people, led by Sweden's Thunberg, to strike for climate action

20 Sep 2019

NEW YORK With world leaders about to gather in New York for a UN Climate Action Summit next week, millions of young people from Australia to Iceland will take off from school or work on Friday to demand urgent measures to stop environmental catastrophe.

U.S. records no new measles cases for first week since January

16 Sep 2019

NEW YORK Health officials recorded no new cases of measles in the United States last week, marking the first week without new cases of the disease since January, amid an outbreak largely linked to parents who declined to vaccinate their children. | Video

Apple TV+ premieres with star-studded period drama 'Dickinson' at Tribeca Festival

15 Sep 2019

NEW YORK Apple TV+ premiered its first show at the Tribeca TV Festival on Saturday, flaunting feminist snark, lavish period costumes and a star-studded cast in "Dickinson," a series that sheds a modern light on the life of an iconic American poet.

Hong Kong activist seeks U.S. support for pro-democracy protests

15 Sep 2019

NEW YORK Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong said on Saturday he was seeking the support of U.S. lawmakers for the demands of his fellow protesters who have led months of streets demonstrations, including a call for free elections. | Video

CORRECTED-Hong Kong activist seeks U.S. support for pro-democracy protests

15 Sep 2019

NEW YORK, Sept 14 Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong said on Saturday he was seeking the support of U.S. lawmakers for the demands of his fellow protesters who have led months of streets demonstrations, including a call for free elections.

New Jersey expected to announce vaping restrictions within weeks

13 Sep 2019

Within weeks, New Jersey could become the latest state to restrict e-cigarette use, with the governor on Thursday launching a task force to find ways to curb vaping, linked by U.S. health officials to hundreds of respiratory illnesses and a half-dozen deaths. | Video

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