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Why Bigotry is a Public Health Problem

Why Bigotry is a Public Health Problem

By Ronald W. Pies, Tufts University | Nov 21
There is little question among mental health professionals that bigotry can do considerable harm to the targets of the bigotry. What is more surprising is the evidence showing that those who harbor bigotry are also at risk.

Ousted Gay Texas Council Member Sues Over Recall Defeat

Ousted Gay Texas Council Member Sues Over Recall Defeat

By Ryan Tarinelli | Nov 21
An openly gay former councilman in a small Southeast Texas town is suing after he was defeated in a recall election, an effort that surfaced when nude photos of him were anonymously sent to city hall.

Saks Accused of Race, Age Discrimination in Lawsuit

Saks Accused of Race, Age Discrimination in Lawsuit

By Deepti Hajela | Nov 21
Eight former employees at the Saks Fifth Avenue flagship store filed a race and age discrimination lawsuit Tuesday against the high-end store and its corporate parent, alleging they were subjected to a hostile work environment and unfairly fired.

Woman Claims Avenatti Dragged Her By Arm Across Floor

Woman Claims Avenatti Dragged Her By Arm Across Floor

By Michael Balsamo and Catherine Lucey | Nov 21
An actress who says she had a relationship with Michael Avenatti alleges that he dragged her across the floor of his Los Angeles apartment after an argument over money, according to court documents obtained Tuesday by The Associated Press.

Trump Team Turns Over Written Answers to Mueller's Questions

Trump Team Turns Over Written Answers to Mueller's Questions

By Erick Tucker | Nov 21
President Donald Trump has provided the special counsel with written answers to questions about his knowledge of Russian interference in the 2016 election, his lawyers said Tuesday, avoiding at least for now a potentially risky sit-down with prosecutors.

Lawsuit Continues Against Novelist Sparks, School He Started

Lawsuit Continues Against Novelist Sparks, School He Started

By Emery P. Dalesio | Nov 20
The former headmaster of a private Christian school founded by novelist Nicholas Sparks can continue to sue the school, the author and the foundation Sparks created to support the school, a federal judge said.

Trump Criticizes War Hero for Not Capturing bin Laden Sooner

Trump Criticizes War Hero for Not Capturing bin Laden Sooner

By Robert Burns | Nov 20
President Donald Trump has ignited a firestorm of criticism and charges that he is politicizing the military by faulting a war hero for not capturing al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden sooner.

White House to Restore Acosta's Pass, with a Warning

White House to Restore Acosta's Pass, with a Warning

By David Bauder and Catherine Lucey | Nov 20
The Trump administration on Monday abruptly dropped its effort to bar CNN reporter Jim Acosta from the White House, but warned he could have his credentials pulled again if he doesn't follow guidelines governing journalists' behavior.

Will Kelly Stay or Won't He? Trump Praises, Criticizes Aide

Will Kelly Stay or Won't He? Trump Praises, Criticizes Aide

By Jonathan Lemire | Nov 19
President Donald Trump isn't committing to a previous pledge to keep chief of staff John Kelly for the remainder of his term, part of widespread speculation about staffing changes that could soon sweep through his administration.

Ed Department Investigates Claims Against Women's Programs

Ed Department Investigates Claims Against Women's Programs

By Maria Danilova | Nov 18
At home in Turkey, Kursat Pekgoz considered himself a feminist. In the world of American higher education, where he is now pursuing a doctorate in English literature, the 30-year-old activist says it is men who are being treated unfairly.

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