“To Kill a Mockingbird,” a coming-of-age story about racism and injustice, overpowered wizards and time travelers to be voted America’s best-loved novel by readers nationwide. The 1960 book by Harper Lee emerged as No. 1 in PBS’ “The Great American ...Read More »
The head of Apple on Wednesday endorsed tough privacy laws for both Europe and the U.S. and renewed the technology giant’s commitment to protecting personal data, which he warned was being “weaponized” against users. Speaking at an international conference on ...Read More »
Sandra Day O’Connor, the first woman on the Supreme Court, announced Tuesday that she has the beginning stages of dementia, “probably Alzheimer’s disease.” The 88-year-old said in a public letter that her diagnosis was made some time ago and that ...Read More »
LGBT leaders across the U.S. reacted with fury to a report that the Trump administration is considering adoption of a new definition of gender that would effectively deny federal recognition and civil rights protections to transgender Americans. “I feel very ...Read More »
The Supreme Court is siding with the Trump administration to block the questioning of Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross about his decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census. The unsigned order Monday overrides lower federal courts in New ...Read More »
Missouri House Speaker Todd Richardson has been appointed the next director of Missouri’s multi-billion-dollar Medicaid program, vowing to improve health care for hundreds of thousands of low-income residents while restraining rising costs. Richardson will resign from the Legislature to start ...Read More »
Nicole Talbot isn’t quite old enough to vote next month, however, she isn’t shy about urging Massachusetts voters to keep a state law that protects transgender people from discrimination, including the right to use restrooms and locker rooms that match ...
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