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Trump Says He May Pardon ex-Sheriff Arpaio

Trump Says He May Pardon ex-Sheriff Arpaio

President Trump is “seriously considering a pardon” for Arpaio, who last month was found guilty of violating a court order in a racial profiling case.

Cities Ramp Up Removal of Confederate Statues

Cities Ramp Up Removal of Confederate Statues

As of April, at least 60 symbols of the Confederacy have been removed or renamed across the United States since 2015, according to the Southern Poverty Law Center.

Tech Companies in Crosshairs on White Supremacy and Free Speech

Tech Companies in Crosshairs on White Supremacy and Free Speech

Internet companies have mostly tried to avoid being arbiters of what is acceptable speech.

A Message from A Black Girl Raised in Virginia to the Young White Nationalist: Get Your Mind Right

Word to the wise, this is what happens when weak minds go to waste.

Charlottesville, Corporate Leaders Must Take a Stand

Corporate Leaders Must Take a Stand

Charlottesville changes everything.

David Duke to Trump: 'Remember It Was White Americans Who Put You in the Presidency'

David Duke to Trump: ‘Remember It Was White Americans Who Put You in the Presidency’

President Trump’s statements on Charlottesville were designed not to rile his most loyal base — white supremacists.

Judge Orders Illinois to Boost Disabilities Care

Judge Orders Illinois to Boost Disabilities Care

A judge ordered the state to come up with a plan to restore services for people with developmental disabilities.

Accounting Professionals, Developers Pick ADP for Best HR Solution

ADP Comments on Pershing Square Capital Management’s Nomination of Directors

The company comments on Pershing Square Capital Management's nomination of three candidates to its board of directors.

Rape Kits from Sanctuary Cities Can Remain Untested, GOP Rep. Says

Rape Kits from Sanctuary Cities Can Remain Untested, GOP Rep. Says

“There are grants available, and we’ll do everything we can to help. Unless they’re a sanctuary city,” said Georgia Rep. Buddy Carter.

Uber CEO Takes Leave of Absence, Board Member Out after Sexist Remark

Uber Faces Battle over ‘Destructive’ Lawsuit

Benchmark, which filed the lawsuit, was among the Uber investors in June who pressed former CEO Travis Kalanick to step down.

Kaiser Permanente's CEO: The Right to Health

22 Kaiser Permanente Hospitals Recognized for Excellence by U.S. News & World Report

Kaiser Permanente facilities are "high performing" for several specialties, including cancer and cardiac care.

Texas ‘Bathroom’ Bills Stalled in Special Legislative Session

Texas ‘Bathroom’ Bills Stalled in Special Legislative Session

Enactment in Texas could give momentum to other socially conservative states for additional action on the issue.

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Diversity Management Is Neither Conservative Nor Liberal

The Google controversy is being cast as liberal versus conservative; it’s neither.

CNN Contributor Jeffrey Lord Fired for Using Nazi Salute on Twitter

CNN Contributor Jeffrey Lord Fired for Using Nazi Salute on Twitter

"Nazi salutes are indefensible," a CNN spokesperson said.

BASF Works with Digital Start-Ups with Visionary Ideas for the Mobility Industry

BASF Works with Digital Start-Ups with Visionary Ideas for the Mobility Industry

“We work with young entrepreneurs who have the potential to change the future of mobility and production,” said Jürgen Becky, Senior Vice President Performance Materials at BASF.

Hershey Recognized By Civic 50 For ‘Bringing Goodness’ To Communities

Hershey Recognized By Civic 50 For ‘Bringing Goodness’ To Communities

The Civic 50 is an annual recognition for companies that best use their resources to help improve the communities in which they do business.

Alt-Right Targets Google Employees Who Disagree with Controversial Memo

Alt-Right Targets Google Employees Who Disagree with Sexist Memo

Amid employees’ fear of harassment, Google CEO Sundar Pichai cancelled the scheduled companywide meeting to address James Damores’ sexist memo.

N.C. Policeman Not Charged in Shooting that Sparked Protests

Charlotte Board Split over Police Chief’s Finding in Killing of Black Man

It was the first time that a majority on the panel in North Carolina’s biggest city did not agree with the police chief in such a case.

Uber Investor Sues to Force Former CEO Kalanick Off Board

Uber Investor Sues to Force Former CEO Kalanick Off Board

The lawsuit marks a rare instance of a Silicon Valley investor suing the central figure at one of its own start-ups.

Undocumented Immigrants Less Likely to be Arrested for Drugs, Alcohol

Undocumented Immigrants Less Likely to be Arrested for Drugs, Alcohol

As the percentage of immigrants without papers rose in the U.S. population between 1990 and 2014, arrests for drugs and drunken-driving dropped.

Justice Department Asks U.S. Judge to Reconsider Slashing Sanctuary City Funds

Judge Deals Blow to Texas Sanctuary City Law

Senate Bill 4 calls for jailing police chiefs, sheriffs and possibly frontline officers who fail to cooperate with U.S. immigration officials.

Poor Medicare Patients May Spend More on Hospital Stays

Poor Medicare Patients May Spend More on Hospital Stays

The study highlights differences in out-of-pocket costs for observation versus inpatient hospital stays that patients may not understand.

FaceApp Fail: 'Racist' Ethnic Filters Removed After Backlash

FaceApp Fail: ‘Racist’ Ethnic Filters Removed After Backlash

Social media users slammed the "Black,” “Caucasian,” "Asian" and "Indian" filters.

AT&T’s Jennifer Van Buskirk’s Career Advice: Fight for Your Future

"One of the things I admire about UFC fighters is their dedication to their craft," writes Van Buskirk.