Government & Nonprofit

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Ugandan anti-LGBT law struck down by court

8/1/2014

  • ABC News
  • Time.com
  • Washington Blade (Washington, D.C.)

A Ugandan law that imposes a life sentence for homosexuality is "null and void," the country's Constitutional Court ruled today. Parliamentarian Speaker Rebecca Kadaga acted illegally by allowing the … Read More

U.S. Navy has reduced role of UCLASS in favor of manned flights

8/1/2014

  • USNI News

The U.S. Navy has reduced the stealth and striking power of its Unmanned Carrier Launched Airborne Surveillance and Strike, according to reports. The move may have been a way to both save money and pr… Read More

Pa. city council to use data for neighborhood initiative

7/31/2014

  • Philadelphia Inquirer, The

The Philadelphia City Council has introduced the Philadelphia Community Sustainability Initiative, which will comb through data on neighborhoods to identify which ones need more support. Planners will… Read More