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Assistant Principal Accused of Harassing Trans Boy Loses Job

Assistant Principal Accused of Harassing Trans Boy Loses Job

Mar 20
An assistant principal accused of harassing a transgender student will be out of his job after this school year.

Surgeon Denies Posting Homophobic Comments on Social Media

Surgeon Denies Posting Homophobic Comments on Social Media

By Kelli Kennedy and Frieda Frisaro | Mar 18
A prominent gender-reassignment surgeon resigned from a University of Miami clinic after he was accused of posting photos of patients' genitalia with racist and homophobic comments on Instagram, but he denied making the comments and said he was hacked.

News Organizations to Highlight most Threatened Journalists

News Organizations to Highlight most Threatened Journalists

By Andrew Welsh-Huggins | Mar 15
A coalition of more than a dozen global news organizations, including The Associated Press, The Financial Times and Reuters, will spotlight the world's most threatened journalists in a new freedom of speech initiative.

Grand Canyon National Park's 1st Female Leader Resigns

Grand Canyon National Park's 1st Female Leader Resigns

By Felicia Fonseca | Mar 14
The first female superintendent of Grand Canyon National Park resigned Thursday, less than three years after she took the helm of one of the country's most popular tourist destinations.

Why Americans Lie at Work About Their Allergy Agony

Why Americans Lie at Work About Their Allergy Agony

Mar 12
Allergy suffers are hiding their symptoms from their employers and even lying to their bosses, according to new research.

Amazon Lobbies to Exempt Employees from Labor Protections

Amazon Lobbies to Exempt Employees from Labor Protections

By Tom James | Mar 9
Many of Amazon's Seattle-area employees would be exempt from new labor protections in a bill passed by the state Senate after lobbyists for the tech giant pushed to change a key threshold in the rules.

A Right to Vacation? New York City Council Considers

A Right to Vacation? New York City Council Considers

Mar 6
A debate over whether New York City should make a pioneering move to require paid vacation has both sides saying: Give me a break.

Dean Resigns Over School's Choice to Not Allow Chick-Fil-A

Dean Resigns Over School's Choice to Not Allow Chick-Fil-A

Mar 6
A dean at a New Jersey university resigned saying the school's decision to not consider bringing Chick-fil-A to campus because of its opposition to the LGBT community made her feel "like I had been punched in the stomach."

New Solutions for the Old Problem of Illegal Massage Parlors

New Solutions for the Old Problem of Illegal Massage Parlors

By Philip Marcelo | Feb 28
They're nestled amid bustling downtowns and tucked into nondescript strip malls across quiet suburbs. Brothels posing as massage parlors and Asian spas have been part of the American landscape for decades, hidden in plain sight.

Worker Visas in Doubt As Trump Immigration Crackdown Widens

Worker Visas in Doubt As Trump Immigration Crackdown Widens

By Matt Sedensky | Feb 26
Immigrants with specialized skills are being denied work visas or seeing applications get caught up in lengthy bureaucratic tangles . For American businesses, there is a bottom-line impact.

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