A professor emeritus at the University of Texas at Austin said he is resigning from his position for his own safety following the state’s new gun law that allows students to carry concealed on college campuses.
A judge formally ended the court-ordered guardianship of an Amish girl who resisted a hospital’s attempts to force her to resume chemotherapy, bringing a close to the fight that raised questions about the rights of parents in making medical decisions for their children.
Philadelphia is removing gender distinctions from single-occupancy public bathrooms, a move advocates say is a small step in eliminating harassment and discrimination of transgender people.
“Chaos.” That was the operative term among journalists and news organizations who got in some serious Republican bashing following House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy’s straightforward announcement that he would not seek the role of House Speaker. News coverage immediately swung into gleeful and dramatic mode on Thursday, appearing to suggest the GOP lawmakers were in a state of near riot below the mighty dome of the U.S. Capitol itself. The headlines were very telling.
“Blue Lives Matter” billboards honoring police have sprung up nationwide, but some Black Lives Matter supporters are arguing the campaign diminishes their cause.
The founder of the global News Corp. media empire, Rupert Murdoch, issued an apology Thursday after he faced social media backlash following his suggestion that President Barack Obama isn’t a “real black President.”
An 800-pound Rhode Island man said he’s now homeless after being kicked out of a hospital weight-loss program for ordering pizza.
A proposed yacht club at California’s Pitzer College was reportedly shot down Sunday by the student senate over concerns that the name is offensive and classist.
Police officers in Greenfield, Massachusetts, have started arresting suspects with pink handcuffs in honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
A Sacramento, California, police officer is recovering after investigators say he was ambushed by two men who targeted him because of his profession.