Civil Rights

TSU offers free legal assistance for those facing eviction

24 minutes ago   |   ABC

One Spring family facing eviction has been given more time to pay their rent thanks to TSU's "Eviction: Know Your Rights" program.
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How Queer Women Powered the Suffrage Movement

41 minutes ago   |   NY Times

For many suffragists, scholars have found, the freedom to choose whom and how they loved was tied deeply to the idea of voting rights.
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The Black Lives Next Door

41 minutes ago   |   NY Times

A new generation of activists is trying to figure out where to concentrate its efforts. Residential desegregation is the final frontier.
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“Fiasco” Stars the Real Heroes of Boston's School Desegregation

1 hour ago   |   The New Republic

The effect of Louise Day Hicks's voice lay as much in its texture as her words. She was careful to keep her racism from spilling into the explicit, so when the United States...
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Can Kamala Harris Earn the Trust of Indian Country?

1 hour ago   |   The New Republic

On Tuesday, Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden officially announced California Senator Kamala Harris as his pick for vice president. Harris famously comes from a...
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Tackling a Century-Old Mystery: Did My Grandmother Vote?

1 hour ago   |   NY Times

Had she, in the throes of segregation and suffrage, cast a hard-won vote? I needed to know.
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Costs of federal spending outweigh economic benefits

2 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

When revenue shrinks by 1% of GDP and spending increases by 51% over 10 months, you get a $2.8 trillion deficit. That figure, according to the Congressional Budget Office, is...
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Trump Decides Against Gettysburg Speech

Trump Decides Against Gettysburg Speech

2 hours ago   |   Newser

President Trump has decided against accepting the Republican nomination with a Gettysburg address. The president tells the New York Post that he will deliver his acceptance...
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The Futility of Utility

The Futility of Utility

3 hours ago   |   Steady State

By Brian Snyder Science, including social science, cannot be normative. That is, it cannot tell us how we should act. It can predict the consequences of our actions, but should...
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TikTok's US employees want to sue the Trump administration so they can keep getting paid

TikTok's US employees want to sue the Trump administration so they can keep getting paid

3 hours ago   |   Business Insider

A US TikTok employee, Patrick Ryan, has launched a crowdfunder to sue the Trump administration over the president's executive order banning TikTok from September. Ryan believes...
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Pentagon to launch task force investigating UFO sightings

Pentagon to launch task force investigating UFO sightings

The Pentagon is forming a new task force to investigate UFOs that have been observed by U.S. military aircraft, according to two defense officials. Read more ...

Ex-cop's video captures crowd's horror during George Floyd arrest

Ex-cop's video captures crowd's horror during George Floyd arrest

Newly released body cam footage shows onlookers demanding police help the man. Read more ...

President Trump opposes postal money that would help vote-by-mail

President Trump opposes postal money that would help vote-by-mail

President Trump also predicted, without providing evidence, that mail-in ballots would lead to widespread voter fraud in November. Read more ...

Mookie Betts ties MLB mark with 6th career 3-homer game

Mookie Betts ties MLB mark with 6th career 3-homer game

LOS ANGELES - Mookie Betts hit three home runs Thursday night for the sixth time in his career, matching a major league record held by Sammy Sosa and Hall of Famer Johnny Mize. Read more ...

Apple and Google just got sued by the maker of the hugely popular video game...

Apple and Google just got sued by the maker of the hugely popular video game 'Fortnite' over their app store policies. Here's what you need to know about the major antitrust battle it reignited

Epic Games sued Apple and Google on Thursday for booting its popular video game "Fortnite" from their app stores, accusing the companies of engaging in monopolistic... Read more ...

Pennsylvania - an important swing state - is pleading with the state's...

Pennsylvania - an important swing state - is pleading with the state's Supreme Court after the USPS said they couldn't guarantee on time delivery of mail-in-ballots

US Postal Service told the Pennsylvania Secretary of State that some ballots might not be delivered on time because their delivery standards couldn't accommodate the state's... Read more ...

Poll: Biden Expands Lead, A Third Of Country Says It Won't Get Vaccinated

Poll: Biden Expands Lead, A Third Of Country Says It Won't Get Vaccinated

The Democratic nominee for president now leads President Trump by 11 points. And more people are worried about the coronavirus, but 35% still say they won't get vaccinated when... Read more ...

Biden calls for nationwide outdoor mask mandate for 3 MONTHS as CDC warns...

Biden calls for nationwide outdoor mask mandate for 3 MONTHS as CDC warns not following orders will cause ‘worst fall ever'

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden has urged all Americans to ‘mask up' outdoors for the next three months - at the same time as health officials warned disobeying... Read more ...

2 police officers killed in Kashmir after militants attack convoy ahead of...

2 police officers killed in Kashmir after militants attack convoy ahead of India's Independence Day

Indian security forces have launched a search operation after two police officers were killed in a terrorist attack in disputed Kashmir, as the country prepares for its annual... Read more ...

Dana White isn't sold on Daniel Cormier's UFC 252 retirement plan

Dana White isn't sold on Daniel Cormier's UFC 252 retirement plan

Dana White doesn't believe UFC 252 will represent Daniel Cormier 's final fight. Cormier has said countless times leading up to Saturday's heavyweight title trilogy with Stipe... Read more ...