The Harvey Weinstein scandal, which has featured graphic accounts of assault from a string of celebrity accusers, has sparked a national debate about sexual harassment. But for the women who came forward in the 2016 campaign to accuse then-GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump of unwanted touching or kissing, the renewed debate offers a reminder that their allegations did not have the same effect.
A White House official said the president would use personal funds to help with the mounting legal expenses related to the ongoing investigations. A former director of government ethics immediately pointed to the potential conflicts of interest.
As industry ensnares Corpus Christi’s minority Hillcrest neighborhood, homeowners are being offered several times the depressed value of their homes to move out. Can that offer serve as a model for a president who has vowed to slash the red tape of projects to prod development? Or will it stand as an uncommon example of progress on civil rights, housing and the environment?
Story by Michael Laris | photos by Sarah L. Voisin
Would-be parents seeking donor eggs and sperm can pick and choose from long checklists of physical and intellectual characteristics. Clinics now offer volume discounts, package deals and 100 percent guarantees for babymaking that are raising complicated ethical and legal questions.
Advocates for students with disabilities were reviewing the changes made by the Education Department to determine their impact. One activist expressed concern over whether schools might lose federal funds for special education.