News » National

1 thru 10 of 26642 Stories
Second Lady Karen Pence will Teach at School with Anti-Gay Policies

Second Lady Karen Pence will Teach at School with Anti-Gay Policies

Jan 16
Second lady Karen Pence has a new gig: teaching art at a Christian school in Virginia that doesn't allow gay students, parents or workers.

Grammy-Nominated Album Shines Light on Transgender Pioneer

Grammy-Nominated Album Shines Light on Transgender Pioneer

By Kristin M. Hall | Jan 16
For decades, Jackie Shane was a musical mystery: a riveting black transgender soul singer who packed out nightclubs in Toronto in the 1960s, but then disappeared after 1971.

New York State Legislature Outlaws 'Conversion Therapy' on Minors

New York State Legislature Outlaws 'Conversion Therapy' on Minors

By Kilian Melloy | Jan 16
New York is set to become the latest state to outlaw the practice of so-called "conversion therapy" on minors with the signature of Gov. Andrew Cuomo.

Giant Rotating Ice Disk Draws Attention, Visitors

Giant Rotating Ice Disk Draws Attention, Visitors

Jan 16
Think of it as a crop circle, but in a river: A curious formation that's getting attention in Greater Portland is actually a spinning ice disk that is roughly 100 yards (91 meters) wide.

EPA Criminal Action Against Polluters Hits 30-Year Low

EPA Criminal Action Against Polluters Hits 30-Year Low

By Ellen Knickmeyer | Jan 16
The Environmental Protection Agency hit a 30-year low in 2018 in the number of pollution cases it referred for criminal prosecution, Justice Department data show.

After 17 Months, Grindr Lays Off Staff of LGBTQ News Site INTO

After 17 Months, Grindr Lays Off Staff of LGBTQ News Site INTO

Jan 16
Grindr's LGBTQ news website is no more.

Team that Spoofed Pence Book has New Picture Story

Team that Spoofed Pence Book has New Picture Story

Jan 16
The creative team that brought you the best-selling parody of the Pence family rabbit has a new book coming.

Congress Prepares to Skip Planned Recess if Shutdown Goes on

Congress Prepares to Skip Planned Recess if Shutdown Goes on

By Lisa Mascaro, Catherine Lucey and Jill Colvin | Jan 16
Staring down the next deadline to pay federal workers, the White House shifted tactics, trying to bypass House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to negotiate with rank-and-file lawmakers even as President Donald Trump dug in for a prolonged shutdown.

In Era of News Deserts, No Easy Fix for Local News Struggles

In Era of News Deserts, No Easy Fix for Local News Struggles

By David Bauder | Jan 16
The local news industry hasn't been the subject of much good news itself, lately.

Barr Seeks to Assure Senators He Won't be a Trump Loyalist

Barr Seeks to Assure Senators He Won't be a Trump Loyalist

By Eric Tucker and Michael Balsamo | Jan 16
Vowing "I will not be bullied," President Donald Trump's nominee for attorney general asserted independence from the White House.

1 thru 10 of 26642 Stories