News & Our Views:

Jul 24, 2017, 7:06 AM
With the election of President Donald Trump, the United States has lowered refugee admissions from Obama’s 2017 goal of 110,000 to just over 50,000, a move that drew intense criticism from pro-migrant groups – and possible push-back from the U.S. State Department.
Jul 21, 2017, 7:10 AM
The city of Boston -- where the Islamic Boston Marathon Bombers unleashed their attack in 2013 -- is launching a poster campaign to fight Islamophobia by encouraging bystanders to intervene, in a non-confrontational way, if they witness anti-Muslim harassment.
Jul 21, 2017, 7:06 AM
When a young man from Minnesota's Somali community who admitted trying to join ISIS appeared for sentencing in November, the judge made him an offer: avoid more prison time and participate in an experimental “terrorist rehabilitation.”
Jul 21, 2017, 7:01 AM
UC Berkeley’s SHIP, the Student Health Insurance Plan, will add two new benefits for transgender students beginning next month: fertility preservation and laser hair removal.
Jul 20, 2017, 7:24 AM
The grand jury investigation into female genital mutilation has spread to at least three more states as federal agents have identified new targets in the case, according to federal court records.
Jul 20, 2017, 7:20 AM
The delay in admitting transgender people into the military is due to scientific disagreements over the best treatments for gender dysphoria, a general testified to Congress.
Jul 20, 2017, 7:18 AM
In a gesture of solidarity with 11-month-old Charlie Gard, a committee in the U.S. House of Representatives just approved an amendment granting Charlie and his parents permanent residency in the United States.
Jul 19, 2017, 1:23 PM
There have been a number of false and misleading reports over the past couple weeks regarding an Islamic terrorist organization, called “Muslims of America,” (MOA) that is headquartered in Hancock, NY. Misinformed bloggers have been releasing fake news reports about a 70-acre compound, known as Islamberg, claiming that it has been raided by police with the discovery of illegal weapons.
Jul 19, 2017, 8:09 AM
Things are going smashingly well in Londonistan. The City of London has the highest murder rate in the land. While the authorities launch investigations into pork being left at a mosque or a hijab supposedly being torn off, crime continues to rise.
Jul 19, 2017, 7:57 AM
Here’s the latest no-no: “derpy.” How do we know? Because two scholars have just publicly apologized for using it, agreeing with a peer who called their use of it out as an ableist slur.
Jul 19, 2017, 7:50 AM
The U.S. Justice Department is calling an opioid prescription drug and health care fraud scheme the largest operation of its kind in United States history, and part of it is centered in Metro Detroit.
Jul 18, 2017, 7:39 AM
With more than 20 Republicans joining Democrats, the U.S. House of Representatives rejected an amendment that would identify the “Islamic religious doctrines, concepts or schools of thought” that could be used by terrorist groups.
Jul 18, 2017, 7:17 AM
Baylor University, the largest Christian college in Texas, has unveiled 22 new diversity efforts over the last year, including a “Diversity 101” faculty and staff training, a concerted effort to hire more scholars of color, student workshops on “cultural humility,” and much more.
Jul 18, 2017, 7:13 AM
Baby Charlie Gard's parents expressed concern that the attorney appointed to represent them in court is affiliated with a "Death with Dignity" organization, in what appears to be an ideological conflict of interest.
Jul 17, 2017, 8:00 AM
Leading conservative Christian activists are voicing their disapproval with the Republican-led House of Representatives after 24 GOP lawmakers voted against and helped sink an effort to bar federal tax dollars from being used to fund gender reassignment procedures for military service members.
Jul 17, 2017, 7:46 AM
Teen Vogue recently continued its agenda-driven mission with a new “tutorial” for its young readers on how to have anal sex.
Jul 17, 2017, 7:38 AM
The Association of Teachers and Lecturers (ATL) has called for compulsory ‘gender diversity’ training for sixth form college and further education (FE) teachers, warning staff who refer to ‘non-binary’ persons using ‘incorrect’ pronouns could face legal action.
Jul 14, 2017, 9:16 AM
Caitlyn Jenner claimed she was disinvited from an LGBT children’s summer camp for being a Republican during an appearance on The View Thursday.
Jul 14, 2017, 9:10 AM
Six teenage girls from Afghanistan had been chosen to compete in the first ever FIRST Global Challenge, held in Washington, D.C. The inaugural competition gives teams from around the world the opportunity to show off the robots they've created. Yet, the U.S. State Department denied the Afghan girls team visas – twice.
Jul 14, 2017, 8:09 AM
Gaubatz, vice president of Understanding the Threat, marvels that so many American leaders remain reluctant to admit jihadists are fighting for Allah, with the ultimate goal of imposing the legal system sanctioned in the Quran.