Social Affairs

Lawyer: Ex-student charged in body fluids case isn't racist

Nov 22, 2017

The lawyer for a former Connecticut college student accused of smearing body fluids on her roommate's belongings says he doesn't expect authorities to file hate crime charges

Conyers confirms harassment settlement; ethics probe opens

Nov 22, 2017

Allegations of sexual harassment against Rep. John Conyers may be the toughest opponent the Michigan Democrat has faced in a career spanning five decades

Allegiant and union agree on contract for flight attendants

Nov 22, 2017

Flight attendants at Allegiant have a tentative contract deal including pay raises

Haitians relieved to stay in US for now, upset status to end

Nov 21, 2017

Haitians in the US under a special status following their country's 2010 quake are relieved about Washington's 18-month extension of the program, but upset to learn that it will be the last extension

Disney Animation, Pixar chief John Lasseter taking leave

Nov 21, 2017

Pixar co-founder and Walt Disney Animation chief John Lasseter is taking a six-month leave of absence citing "missteps" with employees

Customs and Border Protection caught off-guard by travel ban

Nov 21, 2017

The Department of Homeland Security's inspector general says Customs and Border Protection was caught off-guard by President Donald Trump's travel ban

Correction: San Francisco Pier Shooting story

Nov 21, 2017

Correction: San Francisco Pier Shooting story

Report details Zetas total control over Mexican prison

Nov 21, 2017

Officially it was a Mexican prison, but inside it hid another reality: a center of operations where the Zetas cartel modified vehicles and manufactured uniforms, locked up kidnapped victims and cremated bodies using diesel

Conservatives knew 'family values' pol had secret gay life

Nov 21, 2017

The resignation of a Christian conservative state lawmaker in Ohio has opened the floodgates on details of his secret gay life

Judge orders hearings for teens detained as gang suspects

Nov 21, 2017

A judge has ordered prompt detention hearings for any teenagers who entered the United States under the unaccompanied-children program and are being detained because of alleged gang affiliations