Friday, June 23, 2017

What’s the Value of Visibility in 2017?

Miguel Schincariol/AFP/Getty ImagesWhat are the stakes of being seen in 2017? Ask a room full of queers what Pride means—what the season is for—and you’re certain to get a few...

Ex-detainees: Detention center’s practices border on slavery

(AP Photo/David Zalubowski). In this Saturday, April 15, 2017, photograph, the entrance to the GEO Group's immigrant detention facility is shown in Aurora, Colo. People once held in a privately run...

Humanitarian Aid Is ‘Broken,’ Says Former U.N. Official

A scene from Bentiu, the largest refugee camp in South Sudan. The humanitarian aid system is broken. That's the message of a new paper by Paul Spiegel, a former senior official...

Spate of executive shakeups at tech companies: Tesla loses Apple hire from autopilot team...

The auto industry and its regulators are counting on the technology to help make significant reductions in crashes that lead to tens of thousands of injuries and deaths in the U.S....

‘View From the Bridge’ opens Goodman’s next season

PHOTOS: 'A View from the Bridge' on Broadway The Goodman Theatre will open its 2017-18 season with the director Ivo Van Hove's intensely radical West End and Broadway adaptation of Arthur...

A Yale Dean Lost Her Job After Calling People ‘White Trash’ in Yelp Reviews

A dean at Yale who was placed on leave after she left online reviews recommending a restaurant for “white trash” customers and describing movie theater workers as “barely educated morons” has...

‘America’s Got Talent’ season 12, episode 4 recap: Electrifying dancers and a teen singer...

America's Got Talent YouTube Another insanely talented group of contenders hit the “America’s Got Talent” stage for the fourth round of auditions that aired last night on NBC. Once again, the...

Gohmert: Anti-GOP Shooter Was Conditioned By Media’s ‘Hate-Filled Propaganda’

Rep. Louis Gohmert (R-TX) speaks to the media during the opening day of the 115th Congress in Washington, U.S., January 3, 2017. (REUTERS/Joshua Roberts) Texas Republican Rep. Louie Gohmert unloaded on...

‘Batman And Harley Quinn’ Animated Movie To Debut At San Diego Comic-Con 2017

As if learning of the upcoming Blu-ray release of Batman: Mask of the Phantasm wasn’t enough, there is even more for fans of Batman: The Animated Series to be excited about....

Morning Spin: Illinois governors haven’t had much success with special sessions

Ex-Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich, seen here returning to his home in June 2011 after a guilty verdict, often called special sessions of the General Assembly that went nowhere. (Terrence Antonio James...

APLICATIONS

Toronto school board will no longer have US trips due to...

TORONTO – Canada's largest school board will no longer book any trips to the U.S. because of fears students might have trouble at the...

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When a diner's sandals violated a restaurant dress-code, a homeless man stepped in to help out.

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