South Carolina Governor Signs Bill Banning Abortions At 20 Weeks
Republican Gov. Nikki Haley signed legislation Wednesday that immediately outlaws most abortions in South Carolina at 20 weeks beyond fertilization.
Louisiana Governor Signs 'Blue Lives Matter' Bill
Louisiana’s governor signed a first-of-its-kind bill Thursday afternoon that makes it a hate crime to target police officers and first responders.
Top House Republicans Make Case To Impeach IRS Boss
Top congressional Republicans made their case Tuesday to impeach IRS Commissioner John Koskinen, testifying before the House Judiciary Committee that he intentionally ignored and “lied” to Congress about the agency’s 2010 targeting scandal.
College Students Demand End To Midterms, All Grades Below 'C'
Students at Oberlin College are asking the school to put academics on the back burner so they can better turn their attention to activism.
Eleven States Sue Over Obama Administration's Transgender Directive
Texas and 10 other states filed suit Wednesday against the Obama administration over its directive on transgender student access to public school facilities, firing the first shot in what is likely to be a protracted and messy legal battle over that guidance.
Transgender Teacher Gets $60k After Co-Workers Won’t Call Her ‘They’
A “transmasculine” teacher at an Oregon elementary school has been awarded $60,000 by her school district as compensation for harassment she claims to have suffered on the job, including being referred to by the wrong pronoun.
'Gigantic' Corporate Tax Hike Likely Headed To Oregon Voters
A massive $2.8 billion annual corporate tax hike is likely headed to Oregon voters in November, a move that could create the most aggressive tax climate for big business of any state in the nation.
Baltimore Officers Charged in Freddie Gray Case Sue State
Two Baltimore police officers facing criminal charges in the death of a young black man whose neck was broken in the back of a police van have sued the city's top prosecutor and an official in the sheriff's office for defamation
UAW Endorses Hillary Clinton For President
The UAW today endorsed Hillary Clinton for president, citing her support for UAW members, her lifelong commitment to the job security of American families, and her ability to unify and win in November.
United Auto Workers
Union Flips Out Over Church's School Pizza Giveaway
A union representing public school cafeteria workers in Seattle, Washington erupted with rage last week – warning that the weekly pizza giveaway could result in cafeteria layoffs. They even accused Bethany Community Church of proselytizing with pepperoni.
Feds Order Colleges to Stop Checking Criminal/School Discipline History
The Obama administration has ordered the nation’s colleges and universities to stop asking applicants about criminal and school disciplinary history because it discriminates against minorities
Guard Charged with Assault After Confronting Trans Using Women's Restroom
D.C. police have charged a security guard at a Giant grocery store with simple assault after a transgender woman said the guard forced her out of the women's restroom.
'Hillary's America' Trailer
What are the Democrats hiding? Watch the just-released trailer for "Hillary's America: The Secret History Of The Democratic Party." The movie hits theaters nationwide this July.
Obamas Lease $4.3 Million Home In Tony DC Neighborhood
President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama have leased a spectacular 8,200 square-foot home in one of DC's most elegant neighborhoods as their first post-White House dwelling
High School Students Defy Atheists, Recite Lord's Prayer At Graduation
Just moments before the graduation ceremony at East Liverpool High School on Sunday, the senior class gathered in a nearby auditorium. Together, they decided to do something that would make national headlines.
Court Says Prisons Can’t Throw Away Key For Young Murderers
Ruling in the case of a Richmond teenager serving 50 years to life for a 2011 killing, the California Supreme Court said Thursday that youths serving potential life terms for murder are entitled to parole hearings within 25 years under a new state law
San Francisco Chronicle
Katie Couric Regrets ‘Poor Decision’ to Insert Pause in Gun Documentary Interview
Katie Couric is upset that an eight-second pause inserted into an interview she did with gun rights activists in the documentary “Under the Gun” has drawn criticism, calling the edit an “unnecessary mistake,”
EPA Just Declared War On Millions of Car Owners
The EPA’s proposal to increase the amount of ethanol that must be blended into gasoline is a trifecta of regulatory abuse. It will do nothing for the environment, it will do nothing for energy security, and it could wreck millions of car engines
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Yale University Introduces Gender-Neutral Bathrooms in 23 Buildings
Visitors at Yale University's 315th commencement will notice something new on campus this year — gender-neutral bathrooms in 23 buildings.
School Drops Musical Version of 'Lord's Prayer' From Graduation
A musical rendition of “The Lord’s Prayer” has been performed at East Liverpool High School’s commencement for nearly 70 years. But no longer
Swiss School Board Rules Muslim Boys Must Shake Hands With Female Teachers
School officials in a northern Switzerland town announced Wednesday that Muslim boys are required to shake hands with their female teachers or their parents could potentially face fines of more than $5,000.
Rasmussen: Trump 42, Hillary 37
Donald Trump has now grown his lead over Hillary Clinton in Rasmussen Reports’ first weekly White House Watch survey. Trump earns 42% support to Clinton’s 37% when Likely U.S. Voters are asked whom they would vote for if the presidential election were held today.
National Spelling Bee Ends In Tie For Third Consecutive Year
The Scripps National Spelling Bee ended in a tie for the third consecutive year Thursday night, with Jairam Hathwar and Nihar Janga declared co-champions after a roller-coaster finish.
Millennials Staying Longer With Parents
For the first time on record, living with parents is now the most common arrangement for people ages 18 to 34, an analysis of census data by the Pew Research Center has found
School Play Depicts Rape, Filthy Language and Public Urination
Carnegie Vanguard High School’s one act play had a little something for everyone: depictions of male-on-male rape, male-on-female rape, filthy language, on-stage urination, and an actress who simulated wiping her private parts at center stage
Man-Eating Nile Crocodiles Found in Florida
Florida can now add man-eating crocs to its growing list of invasive species. Researchers from the University of Florida have confirmed that three Nile crocodiles were captured near Miami, and there may be more out there in the wild
Portland State Students Stage “Die-In” Because Cops Carry Guns
This week, students at Portland State University decided to take a break from whatever studies they have and make fools of themselves. They staged a “die-in” to protest the fact that police carry guns
Where's The Outrage???
ISIS Execute 25 People By Dissolving Them in Nitric Acid
ISIS has executed 25 people in Mosul, northern Iraq, by lowering them in a vat of nitric acid, according to several local news reports. The men had been accused of spying on ISIS on behalf of Iraqi government security forces
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Charlotte Observer: Girls Must Overcome ´Discomfort´ At Seeing Male Genitals in Locker Room
A shocking editorial in the Charlotte Observer counseled young girls to get over the "discomfort" they feel at the sight of male genitalia when transgender facilities are allowed in North Carolina
Times, They Are A Changin'
9 Vintage Ads That Are So Ridiculously Racist and Sexist They'd Be Banned Today
Here are my top picks for ads from over the years that would never fly today and may just leave you with your jaw on the floor in disbelief.
Which US States Have The Highest And Lowest Gasoline Taxes
Here are the gas tax rates, effective as of April 1, in every US state from the highest (Pennsylvania, Washington, and New York), to the lowest (South Carolina, New Jersey}
America, The Beautiful
The Most Beautiful Spot in Every U.S. State
This country is called America the Beautiful for a reason, so we decided to take a closer look. Here, the most stunning place in every single U.S. state. Cue all of the wanderlust.