Discrimination

In this Jan. 14, 2018 photo, President Donald Trump, right, accompanied by House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., speaks to members of the media as they arrive for a dinner at Trump International Golf Club in West Palm Beach, Fla. Reinforcing its standing with social conservatives, the Trump administration creates a federal office to protect medical providers who refuse to participate in abortion, assisted suicide or other procedures because of their moral or religious beliefs. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
January 19, 2018 - 12:19 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Reinforcing its strong connection with social conservatives, the Trump administration announced Thursday a new federal office to protect medical providers refusing to participate in abortion, assisted suicide or other procedures on moral or religious grounds. Leading Democrats and...
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January 18, 2018 - 5:12 pm
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on white nationalist Richard Spencer's campus speeches (all times local): 5:10 p.m. Kent State University is denying a request to allow white nationalist Richard Spencer to speak on campus this spring on the day marking the anniversary of the Ohio National Guard...
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January 18, 2018 - 4:10 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers on Thursday unveiled a bipartisan bill to overhaul how sexual harassment claims are handled on Capitol Hill. The bill proposes major reforms to the 1995 Congressional Accountability Act, and comes after months of discussion among both Republican and Democrat lawmakers...
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FILE – In this Oct. 19, 2017, file photo, white nationalist Richard Spencer speaks at the University of Florida in Gainesville, Fla. A Kent State University spokesman confirmed Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018, that Spencer's campus tour organizer is making a bid for him to speak at the Ohio school on May 4, 2018, the anniversary of shootings that killed four students during a Vietnam war protest in 1970. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File)
January 18, 2018 - 2:19 pm
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — White nationalist Richard Spencer wants to speak at Kent State University on the anniversary of the fatal Vietnam protest shootings, the school confirmed Thursday, the same day he was approved to speak at Michigan State University in March. Spencer, a leading figure in the white...
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January 17, 2018 - 9:50 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Stephen Heasley and Andrew Borg were excited to see the wedding programs they ordered for their big day. But when the package arrived, the gay couple was horrified to instead find religious pamphlets with messages about temptation and sin, according to a federal lawsuit against...
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January 17, 2018 - 5:00 pm
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Authorities in Massachusetts say a Maine police officer accused officers of racial profiling as they arrested her for pushing through a concert crowd and refusing to leave after being asked dozens of time. Worcester police arrested 24-year-old Portland officer Zahra Munye Abu...
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January 17, 2018 - 4:57 pm
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — A University of Alabama student who repeatedly used a racial slur in videos posted on social media is being investigated by the school's student conduct office, a university spokesman confirmed Wednesday. In the first Instagram video, the young woman uses a racial slur for...
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This combination photo shows director Woody Allen at the premiere of "Cafe Society in New York on, July 13, 2016, left, and Timothee Chalamet at the New York Film Critics Circle Awards on Jan. 3, 2018, in New York. A growing number of actors are distancing themselves from Allen, heightening questions about the future of the prolific 82-year-old filmmaker in a Hollywood newly sensitive to allegations of sexual misconduct. Chalamet said he’ll donate his salary for an upcoming Woody Allen film to charities fighting sexual harassment and abuse. The breakout star of "Call Me By Your Name" announced Tuesday on Instagram that he didn't want to profit from his work on Allen's "A Rainy Day in New York," which wrapped shooting in the fall. (Photos by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)
January 16, 2018 - 5:09 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A growing number of actors are distancing themselves from Woody Allen and his next film, heightening questions about the future of the prolific 82-year-old filmmaker in a Hollywood newly sensitive to allegations of sexual misconduct. Timothee Chalamet on Tuesday said he will donate...
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January 16, 2018 - 4:31 pm
HARRISON, Ark. (AP) — An Arkansas community college will investigate allegations that fans attending basketball games yelled racial slurs toward black players on the opposing team from Kansas. North Arkansas College President Randy Esters says the school plans to investigate. He says if the...
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Flowers, candles and a picture of Kosovo Serb politician Oliver Ivanovic, who was shot dead Tuesday morning by still-unknown assailants, at the scene of the shooting in front of his office in the northern, Serb-dominated part of Mitrovica, Kosovo, Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018. People from Kosovo's Serb minority say they are in shock over the killing of a moderate politician who was gunned down in an attack in a northern town. (AP Photo/Bojan Slavkovic)
January 16, 2018 - 3:33 pm
MITROVICA, Kosovo (AP) — A leading Serb politician was shot to death Tuesday near his political party's offices in northern Kosovo, an attack that raised ethnic tensions in the Balkans and prompted the suspension of EU-mediated talks between Kosovo and Serbia. Unknown assailants opened fire on...
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