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Court Stops Trump’s Transgender Troop Ban

A federal district judge halted President Trump's plans to ban all transgender troops from joining or serving in the US military this afternoon. Ruling for...

UN rights office ‘deeply concerned’ over arrests of LGBT people in...

NEW YORK, NY - The United Nations human rights office on Friday expressed deep concern about a wave of arrests in Azerbaijan, Egypt and Indonesia of more than 180 people...

Mass incarceration major issue in African American population

ATHENS, GA - A Study Provides First Estimate of Total U.S. Population with Felony Convictions. Estimates reflect racial disparities in felony convictions during era...

How Chicago Gets Its Guns

CHICAGO, IL - John Thomas, 33, pleaded guilty to helping arrange the illegal sale of more than 70 guns. But he said that he...

Over 50 Dead, More Than 400 Injured In Las Vegas Massacre

NEW YORK, NY - A lone gunman armed with at least ten assault rifles, and "thousands" of rounds of ammunition, shot nearly 500 concertgoers...

Major corporations take new look at Africa

UNITED NATIONS - When travelling abroad for work and looking for accommodation, Joe Eyango, a Cameroonian living in the US, considers two factors: convenient...

Why Do Border Deaths Persist When the Number of Border Crossings...

In July, a sweltering tractor trailer ride in Texas became the latest harrowing example of the perils of crossing the U.S. border illegally. From...

How the Bankruptcy System Is Failing Black Americans

OVASHA MILLER PUSHED THROUGH the revolving doors of the black glass tower on Jefferson Avenue last December and felt a rush of déjà vu. The...

Top US General Rebuffs Trump On Transgender Ban

General Joseph Dunford, the chairman of the Joint Chefs Of Staff, expressed his disagreement with President Trump's summary ban on transgender men and women...

ProPublica: Facebook Moves to Prevent Advertisers From Targeting Haters

In the wake of ProPublica’s report Thursday that Facebook advertisers could have directed pitches to almost 2,300 people interested in “Jew hater” and other anti-Semitic topics,...