Barrett was trustee at private school with anti-gay policies

Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett served for nearly three years on the board of private Christian schools that effectively barred admission to children of same-sex parents and made it plain that...

US House proposes act that includes 7 pro-Taiwan bills

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday (Oct. 20) proposed a bill that includes seven acts backing Taiwan's participation in international organizations and requi...

Former Texas Tech women's coach disputes firing in lawsuit

Former Texas Tech women’s basketball coach Marlene Stollings, who was fired after USA Today published a report detailing players' claims of physical and emotional abuse, filed a lawsuit against the sc...

'Kamala' becomes a rally call against GOP senator in Georgia

ATLANTA (AP) — Democrats are seizing on Republican Sen. David Perdue’s comments at a recent rally in which he made a spectacle of struggling to pronounce the name of Sen. Kamala Harris, the Democratic...

San Francisco set to pass legislation about racist 911 calls

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Fed up with white people calling 911 about people of color selling water bottles, barbecuing or otherwise going about their lives, San Francisco leaders are set to approve hate cr...

Older workers face higher unemployment than midcareer peers

For the first time in nearly 50 years, older workers are facing higher unemployment than midcareer workers, according to a study released Tuesday from the New School. The pandemic h...

Labor Dept: Women basketball coaches at UConn were underpaid

STORRS, Conn. (AP) — The University of Connecticut has agreed to pay a total of just under $250,000 to seven women, including four members of Geno Auriemma's 2014 women's basketball coaching staff, af...

Italy probes why women's names mark aborted fetuses' graves

ROME (AP) — Italian prosecutors and the government’s privacy watchdog are investigating how the names of women who miscarried or had abortions ended up on crosses over graves for the fetuses in a Rome...

Polish court ruling to determine fate of human rights office

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland’s constitutional court is issuing a ruling Tuesday that is expected to determine the fate of one of the last state bodies that has kept its independence from the populist ...

Taiwanese Americans for Biden mobilize for Democratic ticket

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A group called "Taiwanese Americans for Biden" has begun mobilizing the Taiwanese diaspora in the U.S. to vote for Joe Biden in the coming presidential election....

India grapples with legality of same-sex marriage

Ayesha (name changed), who identifies as bisexual, lives with her girlfriend in the southern Indian city of Bengaluru. "My mother knows about my relationship, but my father doesn't,&qu...

Iowa says it won't pay ex-players' demand for $20 million

The University of Iowa said it would not pay a demand from eight Black former football players for $20 million in compensation for alleged racial discrimination they faced playeingfor the Hawkeyes. ...

Black officers break from unions over Trump endorsements

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Police unions nationwide have largely supported President Donald Trump’s reelection, amid mass demonstrations over police brutality and accusations of systemic racism — but a numbe...

Estonian president slams interior minister over homophobic interview

Estonian President Kersti Kaljulaid heavily criticized Interior Minister Mart Helme on Saturday over homophobic comments Helme made in a Deutsche Welle interview. Helme told DW's Russian service ...

DEA recruits cite 'monkey noises' among claims of racism

At the Drug Enforcement Administration’s Training Academy in Virginia last year, an instructor on the firing range called out a name that was shared by two trainees, one Black and one white. ...