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No Federal Charges for Baltimore Cops in Freddie Gray’s Death

No Federal Charges for Baltimore Cops in Freddie Gray’s Death

A Justice Department criminal civil rights investigation into the death of 25-year-old Freddie Gray has found “insufficient evidence” for any charges.

From Beyoncé to Clooney, Stars Unite for Hurricane Relief Telethon

From Beyoncé to Clooney, Stars Unite for Hurricane Relief Telethon

“Natural disasters don’t discriminate. They don’t see if you’re an immigrant, Black or white, Hispanic or Asian, Jewish or Muslim, wealthy or poor ... we’re all in this together,” Beyoncé said.

Gay Marriage Pioneer Edith Windsor Dies at 88

Gay Marriage Pioneer Edith Windsor Dies at 88

In a statement, former President Barack Obama said he spoke with Windsor a few days ago and told her again how important her work had been to the country.

General Motors CEO Mary Barra: Empowering the Next Generation of Women in STEM

"GM needs skilled STEM talent — and that’s why we’re on a mission to help build the next generation of STEM leaders, including women," said Barra.

Cox Provides Free Calls to the Caribbean for Cox Digital Telephone Customers

Cox Digital Telephone customers receive unlimited free calling to friends and family in storm impacted areas in the Caribbean.

Maria Sharapova Calls Serena Williams’ ‘Thick Arms and Thick Legs’ Intimidating

In her new memoir, Sharapova talks about her rivalry with Williams, including emphasizing her physique.

New Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine Appoints Founding Dean, Mark Schuster

New Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine Appoints Founding Dean

Physician, researcher and family-health advocate will lead medical school aimed at developing community health physician leaders.

Does the Autism Symbol Send the Wrong Message? A Community Debates

Does the Autism Symbol Send the Wrong Message? A Community Debates

The puzzle piece commonly associated with autism in fact evokes negative connotations, new research has concluded.

Arpaio Pardon Unconstitutional, Justice Groups Challenge

Arpaio Pardon Unconstitutional, Justice Groups Challenge

By pardoning racist ex-sheriff Joe Arpaio, President Trump is “rewarding him for waging war on minority communities,” one group states in a court brief.

Supreme Court Justice Temporarily Preserves Trump Refugee Ban

Supreme Court Justice Temporarily Preserves Trump Refugee Ban

The full Supreme Court could act within days.

California, Three Other States Sue over Trump Action on ‘Dreamer’ immigrants

California, Three Other States Sue over Trump Action on ‘Dreamer’ Immigrants

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra said Trump’s move to rescind DACA would be “an economic travesty” for the state, which depends on immigrant labor.

Chastain’s Sitting Bull Film Pays Heed to Indigenous Voices

Chastain’s Sitting Bull Film Pays Heed to Indigenous Voices

The film portrays Sitting Bull in the days leading up to his 1890 murder and the subsequent massacre at Wounded Knee.

Boeing Launches New Nacelle and Flight-Control Surface Exchange Program

Boeing Raises Forecast for New Airplane Demand in China

Twenty-year outlook projects more than 7,200 new airplanes, valued at $1.1 trillion.

Spelman College Will Admit Transgender Students in 2018

“Like same-sex colleges all over the country, Spelman is taking into account evolving definitions of gender identity in a changing world,” said the president of the historically Black women’s college. 

High School Football Players Kicked Off Team for Wearing White Hoods, Burning Cross in Photo

High School Football Players Kicked Off Team for Wearing White Hoods, Burning Cross in Photo

“I was just mostly shocked and I wanted to ask them why they did it,” said Kylan Smallwood, the team’s quarterback and only Black varsity player.

U.N. Rights Boss Urges U.S. Congress to Give ‘Dreamers’ Legal Status

U.N. Rights Boss Urges U.S. Congress to Give ‘Dreamers’ Legal Status

Zeid Ra’ad al-Hussein told the United Nations Human Rights Council he is “disturbed” by the treatment of “well-established and law-abiding immigrants.”

Google Women Earn Less than Men, Employee-Reported Data Shows

Google Women Earn Less than Men, Employee-Reported Data Shows

A spreadsheet created by Google workers points to the highly cited gender pay gap at the tech giant.

Damon, Clooney Defend Black Family’s Portrayal in ‘Suburbicon’

Damon, Clooney Defend Black Family’s Portrayal in ‘Suburbicon’

The film has received mixed reviews, with some critics hammering its superficial treatment of the Black characters.

DACA Tied to Better Mental Health for Children of Immigrants

DACA Tied to Better Mental Health for Children of Immigrants

About 4 million children born in the U.S. have at least one parent who is an undocumented immigrant.

Spicey Skits Bring an Emmy for Melissa McCarthy

Spicey Skits Bring an Emmy for Melissa McCarthy

Sean Spicer quit his post as White House communications director in July after six months of stormy encounters with the media, including McCarthy’s sketches.

Comcast NBCUniversal Release 2017 Annual Diversity & Inclusion Report

Comcast NBCUniversal’s David Cohen: DACA and DREAMERS: Congressional Action Needed

"Swift action to protect Dreamers is consistent with our values as Americans and in the best interests of our country," writes Cohen.

AT&T Pledges $350,000 to Aid Communities Impacted by Hurricane Harvey

Monsanto Pledges $500K to Support Hurricane Harvey Relief Efforts

The American Red Cross and Feeding America will each receive $250,000 for critical needs.

NFL Stands by Michael Bennett and Refuses Police Request for Investigation

NFL Stands by Michael Bennett and Refuses Police Request for Investigation

A demand for the NFL to investigate Seattle Seahawks Michael Bennett by the police union over “false accusations” is a no-go.

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos Confirms She Will Rescind Sexual Misconduct Guidance

DeVos said, “It is the intention to revoke or rescind the previous guidance around this."