Discrimination

School Security Officer Fired for Repeating Racial Slur Aimed at Him

1 day ago   |   NY Times   |   2 articles

The officer told the student to stop referring to him by a racial epithet, which officials at a Wisconsin high school said violated a zero-tolerance policy on offensive language.
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In Latin America, fears of rising discrimination, xenophobia against Venezuelan migrants

1 day ago   |   NBC News

Recent social media videos show Venezuelan migrants being assaulted, threatened or harassed as the U.N. sees a rise in reports of discrimination.
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Disability Advocate Sues Minneapolis, Scooter Companies For ADA, Anti-Discrimination Violations

Disability Advocate Sues Minneapolis, Scooter Companies For ADA, Anti-Discrimination Violations

3 days ago   |   CBS

MINNEAPOLIS - For many, e-scooters are a fast and fun way to get around. But for people with disabilities like Noah J. McCourt, those two wheels are terrifying. “When they come...
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Some Say A Nonprofit Research Group Unfairly Influences Drug Prices

3 days ago   |   Forbes

The Alliance for Aging Research says ICER's calculations discriminate against older adults.
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Sikorsky Unveils New 'Raider X' Attack Reconnaissance Helicopter Amidst Racial Discrimination and Harassment Lawsuit

3 days ago   |   Newsweek

The Lockheed Martin company, Sikorsky, unveiled a new military helicopter just days after the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed a racial discrimination lawsuit...
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Metra tests new technology to detect guns, explosives; ACLU raises discrimination concerns

3 days ago   |   ABC

Metra is testing new devices at several rail stations this week in an effort to improve safety by identifying potential threats hidden under clothing, such as bomb vests or...
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Matthew Shepard's Parents Slam AG Barr For Supporting Trans Discrimination

Matthew Shepard's Parents Slam AG Barr For Supporting Trans Discrimination

3 days ago   |   The Huffington Post

The couple's scathing remarks came at a Justice Department event marking the anniversary of a hate-crime bill named after their murdered son.
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Churchill: Andrew Cuomo's defendable n-word gaffe

3 days ago   |   Times Union

ALBANY - I'll say this for Gov. Andrew Cuomo. He knows how to draw attention to an interview. As you may have heard, even if you're reading this from a cave in Tasmania, Cuomo...
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Matthew Shepard's Parents Assail Trump Administration on Gay Rights

3 days ago   |   NY Times

Their criticisms were read aloud in their absence during a ceremony at the Justice Department.
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How Moving to France and Having Children Led a Black American to Rethink Race

3 days ago   |   NY Times

“Self-Portrait in Black and White,” by Thomas Chatterton Williams, is the author's searching account about what it means to embrace a racial identity - and then to cast it off.
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President Trump drops plan to host G-7 at his Florida golf resort

President Trump drops plan to host G-7 at his Florida golf resort

He said his administration will begin the search for another site immediately. Read more ...

VIDEO: School roof torn apart in Florida as storm Nestor brings tornadoes

VIDEO: School roof torn apart in Florida as storm Nestor brings tornadoes

Nestor was downgraded from its tropical storm status but not before bringing damage and havoc that included a middle school roof being shredded. Read more ...

Ex-postmaster sentenced after she took mail in Minnesota that included a $5...

Ex-postmaster sentenced after she took mail in Minnesota that included a $5 lottery ticket

The worker made about $6,000 a month with the U.S. Postal Service. Read more ...

British lawmakers force Brexit delay as prime minister argues against it

British lawmakers force Brexit delay as prime minister argues against it

Prime Minister Boris Johnson was forced to ask the European Union for an extension to the Brexit process until the end of January. Read more ...

Three takeaways from the Astros' American-League clinching win over the Yankees

Three takeaways from the Astros' American-League clinching win over the Yankees

Jose Altuve hit a two-run walk-off home run to win the game 6-4 in the bottom of the ninth. Read more ...

Yankees couldn't accomplish what Red Sox did in 2018

Yankees couldn't accomplish what Red Sox did in 2018

The Houston Astros outlasted the New York Yankees 6-4 Saturday night to advance to the World Series for the second time in three years. Read more ...

Penn State gets big lead, holds on with 28-21 win

Penn State gets big lead, holds on with 28-21 win

The Nittany Lions needed a key drop from Michigan to escape with their undefeated record intact. Read more ...

Marner scores in OT to lift Maple Leafs past Bruins 4-3

Marner scores in OT to lift Maple Leafs past Bruins 4-3

TORONTO - Mitch Marner scored at 3:54 of overtime to give the Toronto Maple Leafs a 4-3 win over the Boston Bruins on Saturday night. Read more ...

Trump says his Doral resort will no longer host G7 summit

Trump says his Doral resort will no longer host G7 summit

President Donald Trump announced Saturday that next year's G-7 conference will not take place at his Doral resort. "Based on both Media & Democrat Crazed and Irrational... Read more ...

Fleury shuts out former team; Knights defeat Penguins

Fleury shuts out former team; Knights defeat Penguins

PITTSBURGH - Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 29 shots against his former team, leading the Vegas Golden Knights to a 3-0 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Saturday night. Read more ...