Society & Culture

A society is a group of individuals involved in persistent social interaction, or a large social group sharing the same geographical or social territory, typically subject to the same political authority and dominant cultural expectations. Societies are characterized by patterns of relationships between individuals who share a distinctive culture and institutions; a given society may be described as the sum total of such relationships among its constituent of members.
  • Rae Carruth released from prison 17 years after conviction in murder of son's mother
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    Rae Carruth released from prison 17 years after conviction in murder of son's mother

    Rae Carruth was released from prison Monday after more than 17 years for his involvement in the murder of his son's mother.

  • Saudi phone calls, 'body double' after Khashoggi killing
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    Saudi phone calls, 'body double' after Khashoggi killing

    ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A man appearing to wear Jamal Khashoggi's clothes left the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul following his killing there, according to a surveillance video, while a member of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's entourage made four calls to the royal's office around the same time, reports said Monday.

  • Saudis say 'don't know where' Khashoggi's body is
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    Saudis say 'don't know where' Khashoggi's body is

    Speaking in an interview on Fox News, Jubeir said the Saudi leadership initially believed Khashoggi had left its diplomatic mission in Istanbul, where he was last seen on October 2. "The individuals who did this, did this outside the scope of their authority.

  • Satay restaurant shuttered by authorities after hygiene pics go viral
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    Satay restaurant shuttered by authorities after hygiene pics go viral

    After graphic photos showing incredibly poor hygiene at a Negeri Sembilan satay shop began to circulate and horrify netizens online, authorities made a not-so surprising visit to the shop to investigate for themselves. Turns out, the photos were painfully accurate, and they have since ordered to shop to close to two weeks to clean up ... The post Satay restaurant shuttered by authorities after hygiene pics go viral appeared first on Coconuts.

  • 6 shot on street near north Florida stadium before NFL game
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    6 shot on street near north Florida stadium before NFL game

    Six people have been wounded in a street shooting blocks from the Florida stadium where the NFL's Jacksonville Jaguars play.

  • Associated Press

    4 Americans among 5 dead in Costa Rica rafting accident

    SAN JOSE, Costa Rica (AP) — Four American tourists and a Costa Rican guide were killed in a weekend rafting accident in the Central American country, authorities said Sunday.

  • Saudi Arabia calls Khashoggi killing 'grave mistake,' says prince not aware
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    Saudi Arabia calls Khashoggi killing 'grave mistake,' says prince not aware

    The comments from Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir were some of the most direct yet from Riyadh, which has given multiple and conflicting accounts about Khashoggi's killing on Oct. 2, first denying his death and later admitting it amid an international outcry. The weeks of denial and lack of credible evidence in the face of allegations from Turkish officials that Khashoggi had been killed have shaken global confidence in ties with the world's top oil exporter. U.S. Treasury Secretary Stephen Mnuchin said Saudi Arabia's admission that the Washington Post columnist was killed in a fistfight was a "good first step but not enough," though he added it was premature to discuss sanctions against Riyadh.

  • Dozens hurt in floor collapse at S. Carolina condo party
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    Dozens hurt in floor collapse at S. Carolina condo party

    The floor of a condominium clubhouse near Clemson University collapsed during a large private party, hurtling dozens of people into the basement.

  • Man Refuses To Sit Next Elderly Black Woman On Ryanair Flight To London
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    Man Refuses To Sit Next Elderly Black Woman On Ryanair Flight To London

    Scores of people declared a boycott against Ryanair, a Dublin-based budget

  • Authorities hunt for 2nd suspect in Georgia police shooting
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    Authorities hunt for 2nd suspect in Georgia police shooting

    SNELLVILLE, Ga. (AP) — Two teenage suspects, including one who is still being sought by police, are facing charges in connection with the fatal shooting of a Georgia police officer who was killed while responding to a suspicious vehicle parked near a school, authorities said Sunday.

  • Manhunt underway for 'armed and dangerous' suspect in killing of Georgia police officer
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    Manhunt underway for 'armed and dangerous' suspect in killing of Georgia police officer

    A manhunt was underway Sunday for a suspect in the killing of a police officer near a suburban Atlanta school after he and his partner responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle, authorities said. Tafahree Maynard, 18, is considered "armed and dangerous" and is believed to be the gunman who opened fire without warning Saturday afternoon on Gwinnett County Police Officer Antwan Toney and his partner, police said. Maynard is wanted on suspicion of felony murder and aggravated assault in the death of Toney, who had recently celebrated his 30th birthday with colleagues in Las Vegas and was just six days short of marking his third anniversary as a member of the department, officials said.