First lady Melania Trump is appointing the director of rooms at the Trump Organization's Washington hotel to be the new White House chief usher. It's the latest example of the remarkable co-mingling between President Donald Trump's White House and his business world.
A former West Jordan police officer who took the Utah city to court after enduring a decade of harassment and subsequent retaliation for his labor and sexual harassment complaint with the state says he feels "vindicated" now that a federal jury has awarded him nearly $3 million in damages.
Dan Sewell, Associated Press | Posted
Jun 23rd - 1:00pm
A mistrial was declared Friday in the murder retrial of a white University of Cincinnati police officer after the jury said it was hopelessly deadlocked on charges in the fatal traffic stop shooting of an unarmed black motorist.
Robert Burns, Associated Press | Posted
Jun 23rd - 12:43pm
The U.S. military coalition fighting the Islamic State would welcome a concerted effort by the Syrian government or its Iranian-backed partner forces to defeat IS in its remaining strongholds in eastern Syria, a U.S. spokesman said Friday.
Deepti Hajela, Associated Press | Posted
Jun 23rd - 12:35pm
Gay pride marches in New York City, San Francisco and in between this weekend will have plenty of participants — and also protests directed at them from other members of the LGBT community, speaking out against what they see as increasingly corporate celebrations that prioritize the experiences of gay white men and ignore issues facing black and brown LGBT people.
Scott Bauer, Associated Press | Posted
Jun 23rd - 12:25pm
A federal judge issued a stinging rebuke Friday of disciplinary practices at Wisconsin's youth prisons, saying state officials have demonstrated a "callous indifference" to the harm caused to juvenile inmates by the use of solitary confinement, pepper spray and shackles.