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Strategist Steve Bannon Leaves Trump's Turbulent White House

Strategist Steve Bannon Leaves Trump's Turbulent White House

By Jill Colvin and Jonathan Lemire | Aug 18
Steve Bannon, a forceful but divisive presence in President Donald Trump's White House, is leaving.

Watch: Manager of NC Jimmy John's Admits to Writing Gay Slur on Customer's Order

Watch: Manager of NC Jimmy John's Admits to Writing Gay Slur on Customer's Order

Aug 18
A manager of a Jimmy John's restaurant in Asheville, N.C. admitted to writing a gay slur on a customer's sandwich wrapper.

16 out of 17 Members of President's Arts Council Quit Over Trump Remarks

16 out of 17 Members of President's Arts Council Quit Over Trump Remarks

Aug 18
Another presidential advisory committee appears to be breaking up. Actor Kal Penn, artist Chuck Close and virtually the entire membership of the President's Committee On the Arts and Humanities have announced their resignation.

Transgender New Yorkers Have New Health Insurance Protection

Transgender New Yorkers Have New Health Insurance Protection

Aug 18
NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo says health insurers can't deny coverage based on gender identity. The action is one of a series of steps by Cuomo to protect health insurance coverage regardless of federal actions.

Colleges Brace for More Violence Amid Rash of Hate on Campus

Colleges Brace for More Violence Amid Rash of Hate on Campus

By Collin Binkley and Michael Kunzelman | Aug 18
At college campuses, far-right extremist groups have found fertile ground to spread their messages and attract new followers.

Man Accused of Threatening to Kill Every Gay and Lesbian NYPD Officer is a Christian Youth Minister

Man Accused of Threatening to Kill Every Gay and Lesbian NYPD Officer is a Christian Youth Minister

Aug 18
Details have emerged in the case of Daniel Pavel Silvera, the Bronx man accused of sending emails threatening to kill every gay and lesbian member of the New York Police Department, as well as rape and kill City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverto.

Vice Media's Immersive Charlottesville Report Gets Traction

Vice Media's Immersive Charlottesville Report Gets Traction

By David Bauder | Aug 18
For all the words flowing since last weekend in Charlottesville, the most striking television reporting has been Vice Media's insider account of the white nationalist movement and what it has wrought.

Why Hate Came to the Progressive Island of Charlottesville

Why Hate Came to the Progressive Island of Charlottesville

By Sarah Rankin | Aug 18
The white nationalists behind last weekend's violent rally found an appealing target in the historic town where Thomas Jefferson founded a university and an outspoken, progressive mayor declared his city the "capital of the resistance" to President Trump.

Trump Defends Confederate Statues, Berates His Critics

Trump Defends Confederate Statues, Berates His Critics

By Jonathan Lemire and Darlene Superville | Aug 18
With prominent Republicans openly questioning his competence and moral leadership, President Donald Trump burrowed deeper into the racially charged debate over Confederate memorials and lashed out at members of his own party.

Out TV Exec Sued for $1.2M for Allegedly Torrenting Gay Porn

Out TV Exec Sued for $1.2M for Allegedly Torrenting Gay Porn

Aug 17
The openly gay president of the cable channel WE TV is being sued for $1.2 million by a porn company, which alleges the exec knowingly torrented and distributed gay porn.

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