Society

  • Protesters To Trump: We Want To See Your Tax Returns
    Protesters_to_trump-_we_want_to_see_your_tax_returns 2017-04-16 05:20:35 UTC
    WASHINGTON/ NEW YORK — Tens of thousands of people marched through midtown Manhattan and dozens of U.S. cities on Saturday to demand that President Donald Trump release his tax returns and to dispute his claim that the public does not care about t...
  • A Federal Judge Sets Hearing On Trump's Sanctuary City Defunding Order
    A_federal_judge_sets_hearing_on_trump's_sanctuary_city_defunding_order 2017-04-14 16:48:57 UTC
    By Robin Respaut | SAN FRANCISCO — A California federal judge is set to hear arguments on Friday in a case brought by two large counties requesting the suspension of President Donald Trump's executive order that seeks to withhold federal fun...
  • Trump signs law letting states to block family planning funds
    Trump_signs_law_letting_states_to_block_family_planning_funds 2017-04-13 21:06:08 UTC
    "Allowing states to withhold Title X funding from family planning clinics won’t make anyone safer or healthier – it will instead place essential services out of reach," said Diane Horvath-Cosper, a medical doctor and fellow at Physicians for Repro...
  • United Airlines Passenger To Sue The Company
    United_airlines_passenger_to_sue_the_company 2017-04-13 17:40:22 UTC
    <blockquote><h2>United Airlines Passenger To Sue The Company: </h2><h3>Dao's daughter, Crystal Dao Pepper, told the news conference that the family was "horrified, shocked and sickened" by what happened to her father.</h3> <strong>CHICAGO — <...
  • US Gunman Kills Teacher (Wife), One Of Her Students, Then Himself
    Two_killed_and_two_wounded_in_a_classroom_shooting_at_a_southern_california_elementary_school 2017-04-11 10:32:38 UTC
    By Olga Grigoryants | SAN BERNARDINO, CALIF. — A special education teacher and one of her students were fatally shot by her estranged husband when he opened fire with a high-caliber revolver before killing himself in her classroom at a San Ber...
  • No More Than 8 Hours Of Sleep Improves Breast Cancer Survival
    No_more_than_8_hours_of_sleep_improves_breast_cancer_survival 2017-04-09 19:23:30 UTC
    HEALTH — IMPROVE BREAST CANCER SURVIVAL — Women with breast cancer who sleep at least nine hours a night may be more likely to die from their tumors than patients who get just eight hours of rest, a recent study suggests. Compared to wome...
  • Legendary Comedian and Actor, Don Rickles Dies at Age 90
    Legendary_comedian_and_actor__don_rickles_dies_at_age_90 2017-04-06 18:51:37 UTC
    Legendary Comedian and Actor, Don Rickles who created laughs with ridicule and sarcasm in a decades-long career that earned him the facetious nickname "Mr. Warmth," died on Thursday at his Los Angeles home from kidney failure, his publicist said. ...
  • Louis C.K.: Trump Is A ‘Gross Crook Dirty Rotten Lying Sack Of Sh*t’
    Louis_c_k-_trump_is_a_gross_crook_dirty_rotten_lying_sack_of_shit 2017-04-05 08:47:51 UTC
    Appearing the The Late Show, comedian Louis C.K. went off on liars and President Donald Trump in particular, calling him a “Gross crook dirty rotten lying sack of shit.” As he sat with host Stephen Colbert, C.K. launched into a diatribe about l...
  • Fox News faces another sexual harassment lawsuit
    Fox_news_faces_another_sexual_harassment_lawsuit_ 2017-04-03 21:05:14 UTC
    By Daniel Wiessner A Democratic political consultant and Fox News contributor on Monday sued the network and its former chairman, Roger Ailes, accusing them of denying her a permanent hosting job after rebuffing Ailes' sexual advances. Julie R...
  • Bob Dylan finally got the Nobel Literature prize
    Bob_dylan_finally_got_the_nobel_literature_prize 2017-04-02 03:28:26 UTC
    Bob Dylan got the Nobel Literature prize-giving he wished for on Saturday, a Swedish broadcaster reported, finally receiving his diploma and medal in a private ceremony in Stockholm a world away from the media storm the award has generated. The...
  • TV Showdown: You Are Bad For America!
    %22you_are_bad_for_america%22_-_ted_koppel_to_sean_hannity 2017-03-31 04:10:05 UTC
    <h1>ShowDown TV</h1> <h2>TED KOPPEL TO SEAN HANNITY: "YOU ARE BAD FOR AMERICA" </h2> <h3>On Sunday’s episode of “CBS Sunday Morning,” CBS News aired a featured story by veteran broadcast journalist Ted Koppel that included a clip of a heate...
  • Trump Chaos: Canadian Schools Suspended Future Trips To U.S.
    Trump_chaos-_canadian_schools_suspended_future_trips_to_u.s 2017-03-24 18:42:36 UTC
    Canada's largest school board and its national Girl Guides organization have suspended new trips to the United States, citing uncertainty around who is allowed into the country. Toronto District School Board, which oversees more than 250,000 st...
  • House cancels today's vote on Republican healthcare plan
    House_cancels_today's_vote_on_republican_healthcare_plan 2017-03-23 20:01:29 UTC
    By David Morgan and Richard Cowan | WASHINGTON — House cancels today's vote on Republican healthcare plan as President Donald Trump and leaders in Congress labored to find enough support among fellow Republicans for their version of a new f...
  • GOP Healthcare Plan Forcing U.S. Hospitals To Cut Costs, Stop Hiring
    Gop_healthcare_plan_forcing_us_hospitals_to_cut_costs__freeze_hiring 2017-03-23 18:00:24 UTC
    By Robin Respaut and Yasmeen Abutaleb Uncertainty surrounding the Republican plan to replace Obamacare is forcing some U.S. hospitals to delay expansion plans, cut costs, or take on added risk to borrow money for capital investment projects, ...
  • Lead poisoning across California
    Lead_poisoning_across_california__ 2017-03-22 14:03:07 UTC
    By Joshua Schneyer and M.B. Pell | NEW YORK — Dozens of California communities have experienced recent rates of childhood lead poisoning that surpass those of Flint, Michigan, with one Fresno locale showing rates nearly three times higher, blo...
  • US Attorney Preet Bharara, whom Trump fired, will join NY University's law school
    Preet_bharara__chief_federal_prosecutor_fired_when_watchdogs_asked_him_to_investigate_trump's_foreign_deals 2017-03-21 14:51:27 UTC
    Former Manhattan U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara, whom President Donald Trump fired earlier this month, will join New York University's law school on April 1 as a distinguished scholar in residence, the school announced on Tuesday. In a statement p...
  • Maryland lawmakers pass bill to protect immigrants, R- Gov. vows to veto it
    Maryland_lawmakers_pass_bill_to_protect_immigrants__r-_gov._vows_to_veto_it 2017-03-21 06:07:15 UTC
    Maryland's House of Delegates on Monday approved legislation to bar police statewide from checking the immigration status of individuals they arrest or keeping them locked up longer than otherwise warranted at the request of federal agents seeking...
  • Selena Gomez reveals Instagram addiction and has no longer its app on her phone
    Selena_gomez_reveals_instagram_addiction_and_has_no_longer_its_app_on_her_phone 2017-03-17 03:59:36 UTC
    Pop star Selena Gomez said she canceled her world tour last year and went to therapy because she was depressed, anxious and "my self-esteem was shot." Gomez, 24, who has more than 113 million Instagram followers, also said in an interview publi...
  • Federal judge in Hawaii blocks Trump's new travel ban
    An_angry_president-_trump_may_have_won__but_he_doesn't_want_peace 2017-03-15 23:30:43 UTC
    By Dan Levine and Mica Rosenberg | HONOLULU/NEW YORK — U.S. District Judge Derrick Watson on Wednesday said he would put an emergency halt on President Donald Trump's revised travel ban, ( hours before the ban was set to go into effect ) that ...
  • Joe Biden delivered an emotional speech in Austin, Texas
    Joe_biden_delivered_an_emotional_speech_in_austin__texas 2017-03-13 01:19:19 UTC
    By Jon Herskovitz | AUSTIN, TEXAS — Former Democratic U.S. Vice President Joe Biden said on Sunday in one of his first major speeches since leaving office this year that he would have liked to have been the U.S. president who ended cancer as...
  • American Civil Liberties Union mobilizes anti-Trump movement
    American_civil_liberties_union__aclup__mobilizes_anti-trump_movement 2017-03-12 00:14:39 UTC
    By Joseph Ax | NEW YORK The American Civil Liberties Union is launching what it bills as the first grassroots mobilization effort in its nearly 100-year history, as it seeks to harness a surge of energy among left-leaning activists since the Nove...
  • Kristen Stewart hopes to help others by going public about her sexual orientation
    Kristen_stewart_hopes_to_help_others_by_going_public_about_her_sexual_orientation 2017-03-10 20:32:24 UTC
    New York — Kristen Stewart hopes to help others by going public about her sexual orientation. The 26-year-old, who used to date her co-star from the "Twilight" film series, Robert Pattinson, made headlines in February when she announced she was...
  • Massachusetts, Washington, Minnesota, Hawaii seek legal challenge to Trump travel ban
    Trump's_ban-_judges_express_doubts_in_government_ability 2017-03-09 21:42:58 UTC
    By Dan Levine and Mica Rosenberg Several states said on Thursday they would move forward with legal challenges to a revised executive order signed by President Donald Trump this week that temporarily bars the admission of refugees and some travel...
  • Trump wants to separate mothers from their children
    Trump_wants_to_separate_mothers_from_their_children 2017-03-04 06:27:40 UTC
    By Julia Edwards Ainsley | WASHINGTON — Women and children crossing together illegally into the United States could be separated by U.S. authorities under a proposal being considered by the Department of Homeland Security, according to three g...
  • Some of Republicans resist the GOP plans to repeal Obamacare
    Some_of_republicans_resist_the_gop_plans_to_repeal_obamacare 2017-03-01 07:47:21 UTC
    By David Morgan | WASHINGTON - A Republican effort to repeal and replace Obamacare met resistance from House conservatives who said draft legislation would not reduce the cost of healthcare. Republicans, who control the White House and Cong...