Discrimination

Here Are the Republicans Who Voted to Condemn as Racist Trump's Remarks

24 minutes ago   |   NY Times   |   7 articles

Only four Republicans broke with their party to vote against President Trump. They were joined by Representative Justin Amash, who recently left the party to become an independent.
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Sixteen women allege discrimination at FBI training academy in lawsuit

2 hours 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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A.I. Uses Expected to Expand as U.S. Consumers Warm Up to Trading Data for Convenience

4 hours ago   |   Fortune

Artificial intelligence is a hot investment for venture capital firms. And as the use of technology expands, some investors expect consumers to become more comfortable with...
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Trump Rallies G.O.P. to Oppose Resolution Against Racist Language

4 hours ago   |   NY Times

President Trump, declaring he does not “have a Racist bone” in his body, tried to rally House Republicans to vote against a resolution labeling his comments racist.
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Reading mayor cancels planned gay pride flag-raising ceremony at City Hall

5 hours ago   |   ABC   |   3 articles

Reading Mayor Wally Scott is being accused of discrimination after canceling a gay pride flag-raising ceremony at City Hall on Monday.
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Mayor of Reading Cancels Planned Gay Pride Flag-Raising Ceremony at City Hall

5 hours ago   |   ABC   |   3 articles

Reading Mayor Wally Scott is being accused of discrimination after cancelling a gay pride flag-raising ceremony at City Hall on Monday.
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Pennsylvania mayor blocks raising of Pride flag over City Hall: ‘blatant, unacceptable discrimination'

6 hours ago   |   NY Daily News   |   3 articles

His true colors are shining through. The mayor of Reading, Pa., Wally Scott, blocked the raising of an LGBTQ Pride flag Monday, just a few minutes before the ceremony was...
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A Prosperous China Says ‘Men Preferred,' and Women Lose

6 hours ago   |   NY Times

Gender is now one of the most important factors behind income inequality in China, where workplace discrimination and court rulings have set women back.
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International relief organization accuses Trump administration of hypocrisy

International relief organization accuses Trump administration of hypocrisy

7 hours ago   |   Politico

An international relief organization is accusing President Donald Trump of failing to do enough to protect religious minorities even as his administration hosts a major...
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A.I.'s Hidden Biases Are Continuing to Bedevil Businesses. Can They Be Stopped?

8 hours ago   |   Fortune

Bias will continue to be a fundamental concern for businesses hoping to adopt artificial intelligence software, according to senior executives from IBM and Salesforce , two of...
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Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens dies at 99

Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens dies at 99

He retired in June 2010 at age 90, the second oldest justice in the court's history. Read more ...

US House votes to 'strongly' condemn Trump's tweets directed at...

US House votes to 'strongly' condemn Trump's tweets directed at congresswomen of color

The Democratic-led House has voted to condemn President Donald Trump's tweets telling four Democratic congresswomen of color to "go back" to their countries of origin. Read more ...

Trump Officials Face Cover-Up Allegations After Failed Citizenship Question Push

Trump Officials Face Cover-Up Allegations After Failed Citizenship Question Push

Challengers of the Trump administration's push for a census citizenship question are asking a federal judge in New York to impose penalties for allegedly false or misleading... Read more ...

Police: 6-year-old girl fatally struck by her golfing dad's ball

Police: 6-year-old girl fatally struck by her golfing dad's ball

Authorities called the situation a “tragic accident.” Read more ...

Huggies features dads on diaper box for first time

Huggies features dads on diaper box for first time

Seven designs featured in new premium diaper line Read more ...

Judge orders R. Kelly held in jail, prosecutors call him 'extreme danger to...

Judge orders R. Kelly held in jail, prosecutors call him 'extreme danger to minor girls'

A judge ruled Tuesday that R&B singer R. Kelly be held without bond on federal charges that he and his entourage recruited girls and women to engage in illegal sexual activity... Read more ...

No federal charges for NYPD officer accused of fatally choking Eric Garner

No federal charges for NYPD officer accused of fatally choking Eric Garner

Garner's words “I can't breathe” became a rallying cry for police reform activists, coming amid a stretch of other deaths of black men at the hands of white officers. Read more ...

Eric Garner's family rips DOJ decision not to charge Daniel Pantaleo

Eric Garner's family rips DOJ decision not to charge Daniel Pantaleo

The family of Eric Garner raged over the Department of Justice's decision on Tuesday to not pursue charges against NYPD officer Daniel Pantaleo. “We're here with heavy hearts... Read more ...

'Chance the Snapper,' Chicago's alligator-on-the-loose, is finally caught

'Chance the Snapper,' Chicago's alligator-on-the-loose, is finally caught

Chance the Snapper, as he came to be known, had been on the loose in the park for almost a week - forcing a partial shutdown of the site. Read more ...

Police in Los Angeles area arrest man after finding more than 1,000 guns

Police in Los Angeles area arrest man after finding more than 1,000 guns

Some of the guns police found in a California man's home in May 2019. Read more ...