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This is what you get when you put a community organizer in the White House — he tries to reorganize your community from Washington. Apparently, President Obama thinks your neighborhood may not be inclusive enough, so he has instructed his Department of Housing and Urban...
A St. Petersburg mom says she was kicked out of a doctor’s office for nursing her 8-month-old baby during an appointment. "He said, 'I couldn't give him my full attention,'" recalled Nichole Moore. Moore told ABC Action News she waited two months to see Dr. Mark Simko, a...
The Austin City Council will vote Thursday on a resolution to study and amend the code regulating short term rentals (STRs), properties rented out for less than 30 consecutive days in a row. The council approved an ordinance requiring owners to register their properties back in...
In her first interview since being accused of misrepresenting her racial background and stepping down as an N.A.A.C.P. official, Rachel A. Dolezal did not back down on Tuesday, stating “I identify as black,” although she comes from a white family. When Matt Lauer of NBC’s “Today...
Colorado's Supreme Court ruled Monday that employers can fire workers who use marijuana for medical reasons, even though it's legal in that state. The case involved Brandon Coats, a quadriplegic who was fired by Dish Network (DISH) in 2010 after he failed a company drug test for...
It looked like the exact opposite of the type of action seen on shows like "COPS." There, on a Washington highway, was a police car, lights flashing, that appeared to be pursuing an elderly woman in a scooter chair -- at the breakneck speed of six miles per hour. "What it looked...
ISIS terrorists have tweeted the Upper East Side address of Muslim-hating blogger Pamela Geller just days after Boston cops gunned down a knife-wielding jihadi who threatened to behead her. Geller’s address and the message #GoForth were posted on a Twitter account linked to...
The University of Texas Race-based admissions policy may be ruled unconstitutional as early as today. The U-S Supreme Court could release its decision in the suit filed by Abigail Fisher. "I would like for other people to fight for my rights, so I'm fighting for everyone's...