Reproductive rights

The Trump administration wants to make it easier to fire women who act too ‘masculine'

53 minutes ago   |   Think Progress

Thirty years ago, in Price Waterhouse v. Hopkins , the Supreme Court held that “sex stereotyping” is forbidden by a federal law banning employment discrimination. “We are...
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We Did It For The LOLs: 100 Favorite Funny Books

We Did It For The LOLs: 100 Favorite Funny Books

1 hour ago   |   NPR

We thought you might need a laugh right about now, so this year's summer reader poll celebrates all the books (and one short story, and a few uncategorizable gems) that make...
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Don't Sacrifice Afhan Women's Rights

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Iraq: 31 unidentified bodies found buried in Karbala

1 hour ago   |   Al Jazeera

Human rights groups accuse the government of covering up possible sectarian violence.
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Minnesota Weather: Severe Storms Rumbling Across Northern Minnesota

Minnesota Weather: Severe Storms Rumbling Across Northern Minnesota

1 hour ago   |   CBS

MINNEAPOLIS - Severe thunderstorms are rumbling across northern Minnesota early Tuesday morning, and they're expected to grow as the morning continues. The National Weather...
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Kovalev vs. Yarde preview: Cold Wars - 5 Russia versus Britain world title boxing classics

Kovalev vs. Yarde preview: Cold Wars - 5 Russia versus Britain world title boxing classics

1 hour ago   |   RT

Sergey Kovalev defends his WBO light heavyweight title against unbeaten British fighter Anthony Yarde in his Chelyabinsk, Russia hometown this weekend. RT Sport remembers five...
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The Celebrity Political Left's Skimpy Electoral Base

1 hour ago   |   Real Clear Politics

Has any freshman member of Congress gotten more national publicity than Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez? I suppose that James Madison did, when as a member of the First Congress, in...
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A.M. Roundup: Cuomo calls TU piece on Fredo ‘ignorant and insensitive'

2 hours ago   |   Times Union

Good morning. The Aurora Games features some of the best women athletes in the world, and luckily for Capital Region residents, the events are happening right in their...
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Industrial Policy Isn't Boring. It's Big, and It Has United the Left and Right

2 hours ago   |   NY Times

Many Republicans and Democrats agree: Governments should intervene to help the industries and technologies of the future.
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Neil Young's Lonely Quest to Save Music

2 hours ago   |   NY Times

He says low-quality streaming is hurting our songs and our brains. Is he right?
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Rep. Omar: Go to Israel, see 'cruel reality of the occupation'

Rep. Omar: Go to Israel, see 'cruel reality of the occupation'

Democratic U.S. Reps. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib sharply criticized Israel on Monday for denying them entry and called on fellow members of Congress to visit while they cannot. Read more ...

Planned Parenthood Out Of Title X Over Trump Rule

Planned Parenthood Out Of Title X Over Trump Rule

The organization says it is leaving the federal family planning program because of rule changes under the Trump administration. Read more ...

Records: Epstein signed will worth $577M just two days before jailhouse suicide

Records: Epstein signed will worth $577M just two days before jailhouse suicide

New court filings show Jeffrey Epstein signed a will just two days before he killed himself in the Manhattan federal jail. Read more ...

 ‘We don't fall for provocations': Moscow won't jump the gun after US...

 ‘We don't fall for provocations': Moscow won't jump the gun after US missile test, says deputy FM

Russia will not fall for US “provocations” and be dragged into an “expensive arms race,” a senior diplomat said. Washington had earlier test-fired a cruise missile that was... Read more ...

U.S. prisons chief removed after Epstein's death

U.S. prisons chief removed after Epstein's death

WASHINGTON - Attorney General William Barr has removed the acting director of the Bureau of Prisons from his position more than a week after millionaire financier Jeffrey... Read more ...

Philippines' Duterte warns of ‘unfriendly' greeting for warships traveling...

Philippines' Duterte warns of ‘unfriendly' greeting for warships traveling without permission

President Rodrigo Duterte has warned of “unfriendly” treatment for foreign ships traveling in Philippines' territorial waters without permission, in a rare swipe at China's use... Read more ...

U.S. Tests Missile With A Range Prohibited By Now-Abandoned Treaty

U.S. Tests Missile With A Range Prohibited By Now-Abandoned Treaty

The Pentagon says it tested a modified cruise missile that flew "more than 500 kilometers" - a distance prohibited under the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty scrapped... Read more ...

Bus passengers held hostage as vehicle hijacked on bridge in Brazil

Bus passengers held hostage as vehicle hijacked on bridge in Brazil

A man claiming to be a former military police officer has taken the passengers of a bus hostage on a bridge in Brazil. Armed police have surrounded the vehicle and begun... Read more ...

UK Foreign Office ‘concerned' at reports Hong Kong consulate staff member...

UK Foreign Office ‘concerned' at reports Hong Kong consulate staff member detained in China

Britain's Foreign Office is seeking more information about reports that a Hong Kong staff member has been detained in mainland China. “We are concerned by reports that a member... Read more ...

Duckhee Lee downplays deafness, wins ATP tournament debut

Duckhee Lee downplays deafness, wins ATP tournament debut

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - Duckhee Lee tossed the ball into the air for his first serve in an ATP tournament match, and blasted it past his opponent with a loud pop. Read more ...