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DOJ Appeals Decision to Allow Transgender Troops Next Year

DOJ Appeals Decision to Allow Transgender Troops Next Year

By Ryan Lynch | Dec 16
After having its ban on transgender military service overturned twice, the Department of Justice is appealing a Jan. 1, 2018 deadline to allow those soldiers to serve.

GOP Tax Bill Guts 'Obamacare' Insurance Mandate

GOP Tax Bill Guts 'Obamacare' Insurance Mandate

By Ricard Alonso-Zaldivar | Dec 16
Republicans didn't get their wish to repeal former President Barack Obama's health care law, but the tax bill barreling toward a final vote in Congress guts its most unpopular provision, the requirement that virtually all Americans carry health insurance.

The Kids are All Right: 'Youthquake' is Oxford Word of 2017

The Kids are All Right: 'Youthquake' is Oxford Word of 2017

Dec 16
Oxford Dictionaries recognized the power of the millennial generation Friday with its 2017 word of the year : youthquake.

Final Goodbye: Roll Call of Some Who Died in 2017

Final Goodbye: Roll Call of Some Who Died in 2017

By Bernard McGhee | Dec 16
They made music that inspired legions of fans.

Study: Transgender People More Likely to Lack Health Plans

Study: Transgender People More Likely to Lack Health Plans

Dec 16
A study says transgender people are more likely to lack health insurance than those whose gender corresponds to their sex at birth.

Moore Tells Supporters 'Battle is not Over' in Senate Race

Moore Tells Supporters 'Battle is not Over' in Senate Race

Dec 16
Alabama Republican Roy Moore on Friday told supporters that the "battle is not over" in Alabama's Senate race even though President Donald Trump and others have called on him to concede.

Major Media Players Start Commission for Sexual Misconduct

Major Media Players Start Commission for Sexual Misconduct

By Andrew Dalton | Dec 16
Hollywood executives and other major players in entertainment have established a commission to be chaired by Anita Hill that intends to combat sexual misconduct and inequality across the industry.

Strong Reactions to Upcoming White Nationalist College Stop

Strong Reactions to Upcoming White Nationalist College Stop

By Dan Sewell | Dec 15
The decision to allow white nationalist Richard Spencer to speak at the University of Cincinnati is generating strong reactions from the school community.

Omarosa's Departure Highlights Lack of White House Diversity

Omarosa's Departure Highlights Lack of White House Diversity

By Jill Colvin | Dec 15
With Omarosa Manigault Newman's departure, the White House has lost arguably its most prominent and visible African-American senior staffer, serving as a reminder of the lack of diversity at the upper echelons of the Trump administration.

Dustin Hoffman Accused of New Incidents of Sexual Misconduct

Dustin Hoffman Accused of New Incidents of Sexual Misconduct

Dec 15
More women are accusing Dustin Hoffman of sexual misconduct, including an incident in which a playwright says the actor exposed himself to her in a New York hotel room when she was 16-years-old.

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