Women's Rights

Agreement affirms North Carolina transgender restroom rights

12 minutes ago   |   NBC News

A judge signed the agreement after a three-year legal battle challenging the state's so-called bathroom bill, known as H.B.2, and the law that replaced it.
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FeedonThis: From phones to Buehrle anniversary and the Chicago Sports Exchange

36 minutes ago   |   WGN TV

CHICAGO - Over the last few years, Pat Fitzgerald's news conferences have been among the most entertaining in the Big Ten. Last week's Big Ten Media Day was no exception, as...
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New moms may be vulnerable to 'sharenting'

46 minutes ago   |   Science Daily

Two related studies found evidence that women's feelings of vulnerability about being a mother are linked to their posting on social media - and those posts sometimes include...
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Indian female farmers going 'womb-less' to boost productivity

1 hour ago   |   Al Jazeera

In Beed district, where the daily wage for female farmers is $3, women are having hysterectomies in their twenties.
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Gillibrand: 'Outrageous' to blame her and female senators for Franken

1 hour ago   |   NBC News

"Who is being held accountable for Al Franken's decision to resign?" Gillibrand said Monday. "Women senators, including me. It's outrageous. It's absurd.”
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Mets trade chip Zack Wheeler thinks he will start Friday against the Pirates

1 hour ago   |   NY Daily News

Zack Wheeler needed to complete one final assignment before he felt comfortable enough to jump back into the Mets rotation. The right-hander threw 30 pitches off the rubber...
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House Overwhelmingly Condemns Movement to Boycott Israel

1 hour ago   |   NY Times

The 398-to-17 vote brushed aside voices of dissent within the Democratic Party, including two freshman representatives who are the House's most vocal backers of the movement.
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Sixteen women allege discrimination at FBI training academy in lawsuit

1 hour ago   |   NBC News

The lawsuit alleges that over 100 female trainees encountered discrimination at Quantico, and that the FBI “allowed the Good Old Boy Network to flourish.”
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Russian LGBTQ activist murdered after name is listed on ‘gay-hunting' website

Russian LGBTQ activist murdered after name is listed on ‘gay-hunting' website

1 hour ago   |   New York Post

An LGBTQ-rights activist was murdered in Russia on Sunday after her name was published on a website that offers prizes to users for “hunting” gay people, according to a report...
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Dana White's Contender Series 21 live results

1 hour ago   |   MMAjunkie

Dana White's Contender Series 21 takes place Tuesday at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, and you can get live results of the action right here. Dana White's Contender Series 21...
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9yo girl tossed into the air by giant buffalo in Yellowstone Park

9yo girl tossed into the air by giant buffalo in Yellowstone Park

A nine-year-old girl has miraculously survived a potentially deadly encounter with a bison in Yellowstone National Park after being attacked and tossed into the air by the wild... Read more ...

US citizen held in immigration detention for three weeks

US citizen held in immigration detention for three weeks

The 18-year-old and his brother were stopped at a U.S. Customs and Border Protection checkpoint on their way to a college soccer scouting event last month. Read more ...

9/11 Victims Compensation Bill clears Senate

9/11 Victims Compensation Bill clears Senate

The US Senate on Tuesday finally passed a bill guaranteeing financial support to the families of 9/11 first responders and victims - as a chorus of riotous cheers arose from... Read more ...

2 missing teens have been named as suspects in the murder of a couple who...

2 missing teens have been named as suspects in the murder of a couple who were shot dead while road-tripping through Canada

On Tuesday, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police named Kam McLeod, 19, and Bryer Schmegelsky, 18, as suspects in the murders of a couple and an unidentified man in British... Read more ...

CEO: School rejected offer to pay students' late lunch bills

CEO: School rejected offer to pay students' late lunch bills

The CEO of La Colombe Coffee said he offered to give a school district $22,000 to wipe out unpaid lunch bills. Read more ...

Mom charged with murder after dropping her 3-month-old during fight with...

Mom charged with murder after dropping her 3-month-old during fight with another woman

The baby slipped from Harrison's grasp and sustained a head injury after falling onto the pavement, police said. Read more ...

The Department of Justice just launched a broad probe into whether big tech...

The Department of Justice just launched a broad probe into whether big tech companies like Amazon, Facebook, and others illegally harm competition

The Department of Justice is preparing to open a broad probe into whether Amazon , Facebook , and other big tech companies are illegally harming their competitors, the... Read more ...

Uber driver agrees to travel 400 miles to help 2 sisters on way to 100th...

Uber driver agrees to travel 400 miles to help 2 sisters on way to 100th birthday party

“He was just a true answer to prayers that day and just the sweetest man,” Maggard said. Read more ...

Senate Approves Bill To Prevent Sept. 11 Victims' Fund From Running Out Of Money

Senate Approves Bill To Prevent Sept. 11 Victims' Fund From Running Out Of Money

President Trump is expected to sign the measure, ending a years-long ordeal for the victims after concerns that the fund was on the verge of running out of money. (Image... Read more ...

Mom stunned to find 2-year-old's cake reads ‘Happy Birthday, Loser'

Mom stunned to find 2-year-old's cake reads ‘Happy Birthday, Loser'

Getting called a “loser” on your birthday is never fun, especially if you're only 2 years old. Read more ...