Discrimination

FILE - This March 9, 2012, file photo shows Republican state senator Frank Artiles, R-Miami, asking a questions about a pip insurance bill during house session in Tallahassee, Fla. Artiles, a Republican state senator, is expected to apologize publicly Wednesday April 19, 2017, for using racial slurs and obscene insults in a private after-hours conversation with African-American colleagues. (AP Photo/Steve Cannon, File)
April 20, 2017 - 4:26 am
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — No matter what variation of the 'n-word' is spoken, a Florida state senator is learning the term is still offensive as Democrats and Republicans admonish him for using it during an exchange with two African-American colleagues. Republican Sen. Frank Artiles tried to say his...
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Pope Francis shakes hands with TV host Bill O'Reilly, second from right, during his weekly general audience, at the Vatican, Wednesday, April 19, 2017. O'Reilly is on a two-week vacation that on Wednesday took him to Francis’ general audience in St. Peter’s Square. (L'Osservatore Romano/Pool Photo via AP)
April 19, 2017 - 10:21 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on Fox News Channel host Bill O'Reilly (all times local): 8:30 p.m. Fox News addressed the departure of Bill O'Reilly Wednesday night, as the show that used to bear his name debuted as simply "The Factor." Dana Perino, who has been filling in for O'Reilly since he...
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April 19, 2017 - 8:04 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A former University of Iowa athletic administrator said Wednesday that during her tenure she became concerned after noticing that female coaches who were fired were often gay and had become more open about their sexuality. Jane Meyer testified about Iowa coaches as her case...
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Pope Francis shakes hands with TV host Bill O'Reilly, second from right, during his weekly general audience, at the Vatican, Wednesday, April 19, 2017. O'Reilly is on a two-week vacation that on Wednesday took him to Francis’ general audience in St. Peter’s Square. (L'Osservatore Romano/Pool Photo via AP)
April 19, 2017 - 5:26 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on Fox News Channel host Bill O'Reilly (all times local): 5:15 p.m. In the wake of his firing Wednesday, former Fox News host Bill O'Reilly maintained that sexual harassment claims against him were not true, calling his dismissal over the allegations "tremendously...
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FILE - In this April 6, 2016 file photo, Bill O'Reilly attends The Hollywood Reporter's "35 Most Powerful People in Media" celebration in New York. 21st Century Fox issued a statement Wednesday, April 19, 2017, that O'Reilly will not return to Fox News. (Photo by Andy Kropa/Invision/AP, File)
April 19, 2017 - 2:56 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Bill O'Reilly has lost his job at Fox News Channel following reports that five women had been paid millions of dollars to keep quiet about harassment allegations. 21st Century Fox issued a statement Wednesday that "after a thorough and careful review of the allegations, the company...
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April 19, 2017 - 8:56 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A U.S. Olympic champion who famously raised his black-gloved fist during a 1968 medal ceremony says he's proud to see current professional athletes drawing attention to racial inequality and social injustice using peaceful protests during the national anthem. Tommie Smith...
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April 19, 2017 - 6:36 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A U.S. Olympian who famously raised his black-gloved fist during a 1968 medal ceremony says he's proud to see current professional athletes drawing attention to racial inequality and social injustice using peaceful protests during the national anthem. Tommie Smith received his...
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FILE - In this Jan. 19, 2017, file photo, NCAA President Mark Emmert speaks at the opening business session of the NCAA Convention in Nashville, Tenn. The NCAA has awarded men’s basketball tournament games in 2020 and 2021 along with several other championship events to North Carolina after the state repealed elements of a law that limited protections for LGBT people and put it at risk of being passed over as a host for future events. The governing body announced decisions Tuesday for events through 2022, two weeks after the NCAA said it had “reluctantly” agreed to consider North Carolina again for hosting duties.(AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)
April 18, 2017 - 2:06 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The NCAA has awarded coveted men's basketball tournament games and other events to North Carolina, effectively ending a boycott that helped force the state to repeal parts of a law that limited protections for LGBT people. The governing body announced decisions Tuesday for...
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April 18, 2017 - 11:25 am
A Montana real estate agent is suing the founder of a neo-Nazi website, saying the publisher orchestrated an anti-Semitic "campaign of terror" that bombarded the woman and her family with hateful messages from anonymous internet trolls. The barrage of emails, phone calls, texts and social media...
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April 18, 2017 - 11:19 am
A Montana woman is suing the publisher of a neo-Nazi website for orchestrating an anti-Semitic "troll storm" against her family over the internet. The lawsuit accuses Daily Stormer founder Andrew Anglin of invading Tanya Gersh's privacy and violating a Montana anti-intimidation law. The suit says...
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