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California City Is Latest to Redo 'Sexist' School Dress Code

California City Is Latest to Redo 'Sexist' School Dress Code

By Jocelyn Gecker | Sep 19
The relaxed new dress code at public schools in the small city of Alameda, across the bay from San Francisco, is intentionally specific.

2 Fired Dancers, Donor Added to Ballet Lawsuit

2 Fired Dancers, Donor Added to Ballet Lawsuit

Sep 19
A woman who sued the New York City Ballet company over the sharing of nude photos and videos is amending her lawsuit to add two fired dancers and a donor as defendants.

A Year After Maria, Puerto Rican Kidney Patients Fear Death

A Year After Maria, Puerto Rican Kidney Patients Fear Death

By Danica Coto | Sep 19
As dire as the situation may be, it could get worse.

North Carolina Gov Pleads with Storm Evacuees to be Patient

North Carolina Gov Pleads with Storm Evacuees to be Patient

By Chuck Burton and Martha Waggoner | Sep 19
With Wilmington still mostly an island surrounded by Hurricane Florence's floodwaters and people waiting for hours for handouts of necessities like food, North Carolina's governor is pleading with thousands of evacuees to be patient.

Fate of FEMA Leader in Doubt as Florence Cleanup Continues

Fate of FEMA Leader in Doubt as Florence Cleanup Continues

By Colleen Long | Sep 19
While Hurricane Florence barreled through the Carolinas, a different type of storm was brewing within the federal disaster relief agency tasked with responding to the fallout.

Study Reveals: Trans Teens More Likely to Attempt Suicide

Study Reveals: Trans Teens More Likely to Attempt Suicide

By Kilian Melloy | Sep 18
A new study finds "disparities by gender identity in suicide attempts" among teenagers. The most at-risk group, the study says, are trans males, who, as a group, have just over a 50% incidence of suicide attempts.

Wilmington Isle: Food, Water Handouts Set in Isolated City

Wilmington Isle: Food, Water Handouts Set in Isolated City

By Chuck Burton and Martha Waggoner | Sep 18
With one of North Carolina's largest cities still mostly cut off by floodwaters from Hurricane Florence, officials prepared to begin distributing food, water and tarps to Wilmington residents.

Trump-Tape-Hunting Tom Arnold, 'Apprentice' Producer Scuffle

Trump-Tape-Hunting Tom Arnold, 'Apprentice' Producer Scuffle

Sep 17
A scuffle between Tom Arnold and a producer of "The Apprentice" has led to an exchange on social media.

Musical Medicine: Recovery Unplugged

Musical Medicine: Recovery Unplugged

By Matthew Wexler | Sep 17
Recovery Unplugged uses the power of music to help patients heal from alcohol and drug addiction, and the results are proof-positive that music-based recovery can provide long-lasting impact.

Kavanaugh Willing to Talk to Panel, Arrives at White House

Kavanaugh Willing to Talk to Panel, Arrives at White House

By Darlene Superville and Lisa Mascaro | Sep 17
Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh said Monday he was willing to speak to the Senate Judiciary Committee to "refute" the charge that he sexually assaulted a woman while in high school.

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