“I’m not going there,” one GOP senator said when asked about racially charged insults the president has directed toward African Americans and others. The studied avoidance reflects the reluctance of Republicans to confront some of Trump’s often divisive and inflammatory remarks.
A powerful corporation in Virginia plans to build a 600-mile pipeline and natural gas compressor station, drawing protests from a yoga retreat and a historic African American community founded after the Civil War by freed slaves.
It's already outlawed in 40 states because of animal welfare concerns, and Florida is set to vote on a ban in November. Those in favor of a ban see racing as animal cruelty akin to cockfighting. But to the men and women who line the grandstand daily, it is one more plot by elites to curb their way of life.
President Trump’s order to revoke the security clearance of critic and former CIA director John Brennan has generated a kind of collective rebuttal rarely, if ever, seen in relations between a president and those who have gathered the nation’s secrets.
Spewing vitriol and calling for violence, Richard Jankowski targeted Ferguson protesters, LeBron James and affirmative action. Now he's running for a school board seat in a N.J. district where more than a third of high school students identify as minorities.
Players from one of the nation’s top high school football teams complained of full-contact practices in shorts and inadequate attention to hydration and heat exposure. A player's parent said the practices caused “multiple players with broken bones.”