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Her Article Inspired Boys Don't Cry. She's…

The April 19, 1994, issue of the Village Voice ran a story called "Love Hurt" by Donna Minkowitz. It was the story of Brandon Teena, the 21-year-old transgender man murdered on the preceding New Year's Eve in Nebraska, a story that gave rise to the film Boys Don't Cry. Now...

WHAT'S HAPPENING: Border confusion after Trump…

WHAT'S HAPPENING: A class-action lawsuit over the treatment of teenage migrants detained in Virginia is adding more pressure for immigration reform.

Kentucky governor downplays effect of EU tariffs…

In comments at odds with his home state's whiskey distillers, Kentucky's Republican governor is downplaying fears that the European Union's retaliatory tariffs could disrupt the booming market for the Bluegrass state's iconic bourbon industry

After US, Israel also backs away from UN human rights body

Diplomats in Geneva say Israel has temporarily reduced its participation with the U.N. Human Rights Council, days after the United States pulled out

Woman charged in ATM explosion at Philadelphia business

Authorities say a Philadelphia woman helped blow up an ATM inside a city business during an unsuccessful theft attempt

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Airbus UK boss: 'Chaos' if no-deal Brexit

Airbus UK boss Katherine Bennett says it was time to "put on the table some hard facts".

Why Bringing Your Dog to Work Can Be Great for…

Dogs in the workplace provide more social support for employees, as well as more opportunities for coworkers to interact in a positive setting, according to a number of studies.

Starbucks’ CEO Thinks Sales Are Down Because…

The instagram likes you might get from posting a unicorn frappuccino are apparently not as good as skinny feels. Susana Victoria Perez has more.

Confusion swirls on border after Trump reversal…

Federal agencies are working to set up a centralized reunification process for immigrant children at a Texas detention center who were separated from their families at the Mexican border

Sheriff: Fatal shooting justified in argument over dog

A Florida sheriff says the fatal shooting of a man during an argument over a dog named Princess was self-defense

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Greece debt deal paves way for historic bailout…

Euro zone finance ministers have extended maturities and deferred interest of a major part of their loans to Greece along with a big cash injection to ensure Athens can stand on its own feet after it exits its bailout in August. Kate King reports.

Greece's Aegean in $5.8 billion deal for new Airbus planes

Greece's dominant Aegean airlines says it has signed a 5 billion-euro ($5.8 billion) deal with Airbus to buy up to 42 new A320 neo passenger aircraft

Court stay halts some work on Mountain Valley Pipeline

A federal appeals court has issued a stay that halts some construction along a West Virginia stretch of the Mountain Valley Pipeline

House Passes Farm Bill With Controversial Food…

The bill was rejected last month after conservative Republicans sided with Democrats to block it.

Supreme Court adopts new rules for cellphone tracking

The Supreme Court says police generally need a search warrant if they want to track criminal suspects' movements by collecting information about where they've used their cellphones

GOP Rep: Fire Stephen Miller

A Republican lawmaker who earlier this week offered to introduce a Democratic bill barring the separation of immigrant families crossing the US-Mexico border is now out for blood. "I'm glad the President ended the border separation policy," but he "should fire Stephen Miller now," Rep. Mike Coffman of Colorado tweeted...

Social media _ not famous face _ is key to…

Today's protest marches that have filled the streets since the election of Donald Trump rely mostly on masses, a change from heyday of '60s social activism when there often was a famous face _ known to TV viewers _ symbolizing a social cause

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Split Migrant Families Face 'Total Labyrinth'

Amid widespread confusion over President Trump's executive order on border separations, a senior administration official says many of the children taken from their families have already been reunited with their parents. The official, speaking under condition of anonymity, tells the AP that around 500 of more than 2,300 children...

Nobel laureate Mario Vargas Llosa leaves hospital…

Nobel laureate Mario Vargas Llosa has been discharged from a Madrid hospital, 24 hours after sustaining light injuries in a fall at home

Grocery chain apologizes to black man banned from store

A black man who was told not to return to a Maine grocery store when he questioned whether he and his wife were being treated unfairly due to race has received an apology by the store