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Puerto Ricans Try to Forge Movement to Oust Governor

Puerto Ricans Try to Forge Movement to Oust Governor

By Michael Weissenstein | Jul 19
Cruise passengers drifted through the streets of Old San Juan Thursday as shop owners took plywood down from store windows and painted over graffiti demanding Gov. Ricardo Rosselló resign.

Democrats Questioning Robert Mueller to Focus on Obstruction

Democrats Questioning Robert Mueller to Focus on Obstruction

By Mary Clare Jalonick | Jul 19
Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee who will question former special counsel Robert Mueller next week plan to focus on a narrow set of episodes laid out in his report.

Netflix Tells Straight Pride Organizers to Cease and Desist

Netflix Tells Straight Pride Organizers to Cease and Desist

By Sam Cronin | Jul 19
Netflix has sent a cease and desist letter to Super Happy Fun America, the group responsible for organizing the upcoming Straight Pride Parade in Boston, telling them they are not allowed to use their logo or name in any materials.

Is Calling Mayor Pete 'Mary Pete' Homophobic?

Is Calling Mayor Pete 'Mary Pete' Homophobic?

By Robert Nesti | Jul 19
The New Republic pulled queer writer Dale Peck's piece criticizing Pete Buttigieg for being homophobic. But was it? (You can read it here.)

Kevin Spacey's Legal Woes Persist Even with Groping Case Out

Kevin Spacey's Legal Woes Persist Even with Groping Case Out

By Alanna Durkin Richer | Jul 18
Kevin Spacey's legal woes are not over, despite the collapse of the only criminal case brought against the two-time Oscar winner since he became mired in sexual misconduct allegations.

Trump Says Not Happy with Backers' 'Send Her Back' Chant

Trump Says Not Happy with Backers' 'Send Her Back' Chant

By Zeke Miller and Alan Fram | Jul 18
President Donald Trump said Thursday he was unhappy with his supporters chanting "send her back" after he assailed a young Democratic congresswoman who he's suggested should leave the U.S.

Records: Trump Discussed Quashing Stories About Affairs

Records: Trump Discussed Quashing Stories About Affairs

By Jim Mustian | Jul 18
Court records released Thursday show Donald Trump was aware of efforts to keep a porn star and a Playboy centerfold silent in the days leading up to the 2016 election.

Former Wrestler Convicted of Transmitting HIV Speaks on Exposure Laws

Former Wrestler Convicted of Transmitting HIV Speaks on Exposure Laws

By Sam Cronin | Jul 18
Michael Johnson, the former wrestler from Lindenwood University who was convicted of transmitting HIV, was recently released from Missouri State Prison and is speaking out about his story with HIV. He hopes to advocate for updated exposure laws.

California Pot Regulators Struggling with Job, Audit Says

California Pot Regulators Struggling with Job, Audit Says

By Michael R. Blood | Jul 18
The agency overseeing California's legal marijuana market has been overmatched by the job and is struggling to hire sufficient staff and set an overall strategy for the nation's largest cannabis economy, an audit found.

No 'Manpower': Berkeley Bans Gender-Specific Words in Code

No 'Manpower': Berkeley Bans Gender-Specific Words in Code

Jul 18
Berkeley, California, has adopted an ordinance to replace some terms with gender-neutral words in the city code.

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