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International Workers' Day

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  • Video of Utah slaughterhouse draws attention to 'ag-gag' laws

    Amy Meyer was standing outside a slaughterhouse in Draper City, Utah, in February and said she saw what she had suspected: wounded animals being dragged to their deaths. Then she did what she had come for in this YouTube age and took out her cellphone to record it.
  • Former Pope Benedict XVI moves back into Vatican

    Former Pope Benedict XVI moves back into Vatican
    ROME -- The Vatican became the home of two living popes Thursday when former pontiff Benedict XVI took up residence in a house in the city-state’s garden. The unprecedented cohabitation with his successor, Pope Francis, began when Benedict arrived...

    May Day observer asks: 'Are things changing in their favor?'

    May Day observer asks: 'Are things changing in their favor?'
    Standing in front of an electronics store on Broadway in downtown Los Angeles, Nissem Bachsian watched the May Day protesters stream by, as he does every year. There were immigrant rights groups chanting “Si se puede”  — “Yes...

    May Day in New York: Protesting just about everything

    May Day in New York: Protesting just about everything
    NEW YORK -- There are many things to protest against in the world, and people rallying against a fair number of them took to one of New York’s iconic squares on May Day as part of nationwide rallies in celebration of the traditional workers holiday....

    Outrage over Bangladesh collapse spills into May Day rallies

    Outrage over Bangladesh collapse spills into May Day rallies
    Reeling from the deadly collapse of a building packed with thousands of factory workers, Bangladeshi laborers rallied Wednesday, marking May Day with renewed calls for workplace safety. The death toll steadily swelled in the aftermath of the disaster...