There Are Always More Victims Than One In A Police Killing

There Are Always More Victims Than One In A Police Killing

“My dad’s name is Eric Garner. No one gets to see their parent’s last moments. I was able to see my dad die on national TV.” This was a TV ad that millions saw during the 2016 presidential campaign. The speaker was then 26-year-old Erica Garner, the daughter of Eric Garner. The spot was aired in support of the presidential bid of Democratic contender, Bernie Sanders. Erica made it clear […]

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6 Of The Most Bizarre News Stories In 2017

6 Of The Most Bizarre News Stories In 2017

2017 was a huge year in news: The United States got a . North Korea made  in its nuclear program. Women  toppled their sexual abusers with the #MeToo movement. And everyone is suddenly talking about again. It was also a bizarre time ― a lot of weird stuff went down in the U.S. and beyond. Here are six of the strangest news stories from the past year. Comey In The Curtains *sigh* Where to […]

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‘The Middle‘s‘ Brock Ciarlelli On The Power Of Treating Being Gay As ‘No Big Deal‘

‘The Middle‘s‘ Brock Ciarlelli On The Power Of Treating Being Gay As ‘No Big Deal‘

Despite being on a successful sitcom, actor Brock Ciarlelli refuses to say that means he’s “made it.” Why? Well, to him, saying that would mean he’s landed. And Ciarelli is definitely still in flight. “If I were to name a particular moment [that I would consider my big break] I think that would infer that I‘ve ‘made it.‘ And I don‘t think I have made it yet… I hope I […]

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Oregon Court Upholds Damages In Same-Sex Wedding Cake Case

Oregon Court Upholds Damages In Same-Sex Wedding Cake Case

(Reuters) – An Oregon state appeals court on Thursday let stand $135,000 in damages levied against the owners of a Portland-area bakery for discrimination after they refused on religious grounds to prepare a wedding cake for a local lesbian couple. A three-judge panel of the Oregon Court of Appeals rejected a petition by Melissa and Aaron Klein, former owners of Sweet Cakes by Melissa, to overturn the ruling by the […]

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‘Obamacare‘ Barely Survived 2017; 2018 Could Bring Tumult

‘Obamacare‘ Barely Survived 2017; 2018 Could Bring Tumult

After a year in which the Affordable Care Act‘s fate hung by a thread, 2018 is likely to feature fewer mortal threats. But the next 12 months could still be a tumultuous period as insurers, customers and elected officials react to major changes to the law by the Trump administration and the Republican Congress. “I think we‘ll probably move on to other issues,” Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., told […]

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Report: Bears Have Made Decision on Fox

Report: Bears Have Made Decision on Fox

head coach will be on the sidelines for the team this Sunday against the Minnesota Vikings, but it’s looking less likely that he’ll be there next season. According to , it is “expected (Fox will) be fired following Chicago’s game on Sunday.” Rapoport also says that G.M. will stick around to hire the team’s next head coach, and that the team will likely lean toward hiring an offensive-minded coach to […]

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