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Trump Campaign Takes Legal Action Against Omarosa

Trump Campaign Takes Legal Action Against Omarosa

By Zeke Miller | Aug 14
President Donald Trump's campaign is filing an arbitration action against former aide Omarosa Manigault Newman alleging breach of a secrecy agreement.

Oklahoma School Closure After Vicious Facebook Threats Against Trans Student

Oklahoma School Closure After Vicious Facebook Threats Against Trans Student

By Kilian Melloy | Aug 14
School officials in Oklahoma briefly closed a middle school after a parent's Facebook posting complaining about a trans student using the girls' restroom generated a flurry of vicious threats and abuse.

Devastating Toxic Algae Bloom Plagues Florida's Gulf Coast

Devastating Toxic Algae Bloom Plagues Florida's Gulf Coast

By Tamara Lush | Aug 14
A toxic algae bloom has overrun Florida's southern Gulf Coast this summer, devastating sea life and driving people from the water.

EPA Urged To Clean Up Water Contamination

EPA Urged To Clean Up Water Contamination

Aug 14
The EPA is being urged to regulate a group of chemicals that are contaminating the public water supply in dozens of states. The group of chemicals known as PFAS were used in everything from nonstick cookware to firefighting foam.

Trump and Omarosa Spar Over Claim He Used N-Word

Trump and Omarosa Spar Over Claim He Used N-Word

By Catherine Lucey and Jill Colvin | Aug 14
President Donald Trump and former aide Omarosa Manigault Newman faced off in a messy clash that involved an explosive tell-all book, secret recordings, an ethnic slur and plenty of insults - reviving their roles as reality show boss and villain.

Times Up Gives $750,000 for Combatting Sexual Misconduct

Times Up Gives $750,000 for Combatting Sexual Misconduct

By Juliet Linderman | Aug 14
A fund dedicated to aiding victims of sexual harassment and assault is giving $750,000 in grants to local organizations across the country.

Trans Activist Casey Hoke Dead at 21

Trans Activist Casey Hoke Dead at 21

By Kilian Melloy | Aug 13
Trans activist Casey Hoke has died at the age of 21, news sources report. Hoke was "a transgender artist, activist, and speaker dedicated to helping others combat marginalization with creativity," among his many other accomplishments.

Transgender Activism Group Adopts Lobster Emoji for Advocacy

Transgender Activism Group Adopts Lobster Emoji for Advocacy

Aug 13
A transgender activism group is promoting use of Maine's lobster emoji while it rallies for an emoji to represent the transgender community.

Trump Lashes Out at 'Wacky Omarosa' Over Book, Recordings

Trump Lashes Out at 'Wacky Omarosa' Over Book, Recordings

By Jill Colvin and Catherine Lucey | Aug 13
President Donald Trump lashed out at Omarosa Manigault Newman on Monday, saying his former White House adviser - who is promoting a tell-all book and airing secret audio recordings -"got fired for the last time."

'Crazy Rich Asians' Spurs Conversation Over Representation

'Crazy Rich Asians' Spurs Conversation Over Representation

By Deepti Hajela | Aug 13
Based on the best-selling first book in the trilogy by Kevin Kwan, "Crazy Rich Asians" is making it clear that "representation" can look very different depending on where you're standing.

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