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The Austin school board Monday will signal how far it plans to go in assessing how equitably it treats students from affluent and poor neighborhoods. The discussion is prompted by threats of legal action by the Texas Civil Rights Project, though some board members say this kind...
(CNN) A Michigan woman lost her Planet Fitness membership over the "inappropriate" manner in which she complained about a transgender woman in the locker room, a gym spokeswoman said. Yvette Cormier's membership was not canceled for simply raising the issue, "as we welcome all...
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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama said the type of racial discrimination found in Ferguson, Missouri, is not unique to that police department, and he cast law enforcement reform as a chief struggle for today's civil rights movement. Obama said improving civil rights and...
Frustrated commuters could get back 50 minutes of time to relax a day, find more available spaces in parking lots and be at far less risk for car crashes in a world of self-driving cars. Those are just three of the benefits that could flow from a such a world, says a report...
A jury has found Gene Vela not guilty of aggravated assault of public servant. After the prosecution presented its case last week, the defense called witnesses for two days. The jury returned the 'not guilty' verdict Wednesday afternoon. Vela's lawyer, Skip Davis, maintained his...
A young mother is raising her 18-month-old child in a converted single-car garage -- a snapshot of the extreme, sky-high rental rates in the Northern California Bay Area. Nicole Jones lost her job while she was pregnant with her first child. After losing her apartment because...
A Colorado boy, six, was given a one-day suspension after aiming his fingers at a classmate in the shape of a gun while saying 'you're dead'. Elijah Thurston, a first grade student, was given the punishment from Stratton Meadows Elementary School for threats against peers...