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When it comes to sexual harassment claims, whose side is HR really on?

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| Many employees feel that when it comes to sexual harassment claims, human resources departments work "for the company, rather than for the employees."

Native Americans see far more discrimination in areas where they are a majority


Native Americans reported discrimination far more often in employment and in interactions with law enforcement if they lived on tribal lands or areas where the population is mostly Native American.

For Native Americans facing sexual assault, justice feels out of reach


Half of American Indians living in majority-Native areas say they or a family member feels he or she has been treated unfairly by the courts, according to an NPR poll.


Iran calls off search for survivors in quake-struck region


The quake, with its epicenter in neighboring Iraq, has killed at least 530 people in both countries, according to official figures.

Death toll rises in 7.3 quake near Iran-Iraq border


Officials say at least 407 people have been killed in both countries and more than 6,000 have been injured.

60,000 people join far-right march on Poland's Independence Day


A demonstration organized by far-right groups in Warsaw drew thousands of participants drew far-right leaders from around Europe.

Hundreds gather for first Sunday service since Texas church shooting


A week after 26 people were killed in Sutherland Springs, pastor Frank Pomeroy told parishioners that unlike the gunman, they had chosen "life."

At least 60 dead, 300 hurt in Middle East earthquake


A magnitude 7.2 earthquake struck the Iran-Iraq border region near the eastern Iraqi city of Halabja.

US teams visits site of Niger ambush where 4 American soldiers died


It is working with a team from the Niger military to investigate how the October 4 attack by extremists took place.