• Uber Reports More Than 3,000 Sexual Assaults In U.S. Rides Last Year
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    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — More than 3,000 sexual assaults were reported during U.S. Uber rides in 2018, the company said in a long-awaited safety report. That figure includes 229 rapes across the company’s 1.3 billion rides. Uber noted that drivers and riders were both attacked, and that some assaults occurred… Read more »
  • Buttigieg Backs Black Protesters Who Disrupt Election Event
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    HENNIKER, N.H. (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg is applauding African American leaders in his home city for “speaking their truth” after a protester disrupted an event held to demonstrate black support for the mayor in South Bend, Indiana. African American leaders held an event Wednesday night to dispute… Read more »
  • Nancy Pelosi To Reporter: “Don’t Mess With Me”
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    WASHINGTON (AP) — Finger pointing and voice hoarse, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday delivered a broadside to a reporter that might well apply to all of impeachment-era Washington: “Don’t mess with me.” “Don’t mess with me.” Nancy Pelosi blasts reporter who asked if she hates Trump pic.twitter.com/wSf2xtb1QQ — TIME… Read more »
  • Panel Calls For Virginia To Purge Dozens Of Old Racist Laws
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    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A commission assigned to research racist laws from Virginia’s past recommended Thursday that dozens of them be repealed, including measures that resisted desegregation, prevented black voters from casting ballots and prohibited interracial marriage. While most of the measures are outdated and “have no legal effect,” they… Read more »
  • Stuart Scott’s Daughters Pen Touching Message To Their Father During V Week
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    As part of V Week, ESPN is honoring the life and legacy of anchor Stuart Scott on the fifth anniversary of his death  from cancer in 2015. Scott’s family aren’t the only ones celebrating his legacy. Prior to tip off against the Ohio State Buckeyes on Wednesday night, the North Carolina… Read more »
  • Paris Is Burning – Massive Arrests As City Is Hit By Strike
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    PARIS (AP) — Paris police fired tear gas at demonstrators Thursday as the Eiffel Tower shut down, France’s high-speed trains came to a standstill and hundreds of thousands marched nationwide in a strike over the government’s plan to overhaul the retirement system.   French police are seen beating protesters on… Read more »
  • Sailor Who Killed 2 And Himself At Pearl Harbor Identified
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    HONOLULU (AP) — A Navy sailor shot three civilians, killing two of them, before taking his own life at Pearl Harbor just days before thousands were scheduled to gather at the storied military base to mark the 78th anniversary of the Japanese bombing that launched the U.S. into World War… Read more »
  • Cowboys DT Antwaun Woods Arrested On Drug, Tampering Charges
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    FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Dallas Cowboys defensive tackle Antwaun Woods was arrested on drug and tampering charges after police say he tried to put out a marijuana cigarette when he knew he was about to be stopped for speeding. Woods didn’t pull over immediately and told police in the Dallas… Read more »
  • Ayanna Pressley’s New Bill Aims To Stop Racist School-To-Prison Pipeline
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    Ayanna Pressley is the first Black women to represent Congress in Massachusetts and she has been fighting for serious change. Her latest bill is to end discriminatory school discipline policies specifically targeting Black girls. The bill is aimed to stop the “school to confinement pathway” and is titled “The Ending… Read more »
  • Police: Slain Woman Looked Up ‘What To Do If Your Husband Is Upset You Are Pregnant’
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    CREVE COEUR, Mo. (AP) — A suburban St. Louis woman whose husband is charged in her death had looked up “what to do if your husband is upset you are pregnant” on her cellphone before she went missing last month, according to search warrants. The warrants outline the reasons detectives… Read more »