Betsy DeVos Stirs Uproar By Saying Schools Can Call ICE On Undocumented Kids

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos provoked an outcry Tuesday when she said schools can choose to call Immigration and Customs Enforcement on potentially undocumented students. “I think that’s a school decision, it’s a local community decision,” DeVos told the House Education and the Workforce Committee. “I refer to the fact that we have laws and we also are compassionate. I urge ...
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More Americans Than Ever Support Same-Sex Marriage

In spite of enduring threats to LGBTQ rights in the U.S., a recent poll found that Americans overall are more supportive of same-sex marriage than ever before. Gallup’s annual Values and Morals poll, conducted May 1 through 10 and released on Wednesday, found that 67 percent of Americans surveyed said same-sex marriage should be legally valid. That’s up 40 percentage ...
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Ariana Grande Shuts Down Fan Blaming Her For ‘Heartbreaking’ Mac Miller Split

Reason No. 3489543 to stan Ariana Grande: The pop star typically isn’t one to clap back or respond to rumors on social media, but a tweet from a fan must’ve seriously rubbed her the wrong way. On Wednesday, Grande, who recently split with rapper Mac Miller, issued a lengthy response to a follower who called the celebrity breakup “heartbreaking,” given Miller’s ...
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Democrats Push To Be Included In Classified Briefing On FBI Informant

WASHINGTON ― Top Democrats on Wednesday urged the Justice Department to scrap a classified briefing with top House Republicans regarding sensitive documents that the GOP lawmakers had requested about the Russia investigation, but said if the meeting was to go forward on Thursday, it ought to include lawmakers of both parties. Justice Department officials invited Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Calif.), chairman ...
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The Truth About How Men Behave When You’re A Female Solo Traveler

After a 14-hour bus ride to Valparaiso, Chile, I hauled a backpack up the steps to Luigi’s apartment and rang the bell. He cracked the door open, forced a smile, and waved me in. This dude sure didn’t look like a clown. Luigi sported a mohawk and was peppered in tattoos, and his apartment was like a frat house if ...
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The Latest Entries From The Comedy Wildlife Photo Awards Will Cheer You Up

Now in its fourth year, the Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards continue to bring viewers those goofy moments caught on camera that makes it seem like some animals are just like us. The entries for the 2018 competition are pouring in, from an embarrassed rabbit, “dancing” polar bears and a fur seal who is apparently having a really bad day with some ...
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Sarah Silverman Sees No Reason Why Louis C.K. Can’t Continue Being An Artist

Comedian Sarah Silverman said she “has compassion” for friends Louis C.K., Aziz Ansari, and Al Franken who were swept into the Me Too movement, and sees no reason why C.K. can’t resume his entertainment career. “I think that there are people who were caught and there were people who were not caught, but the important thing is that they are forever changed,”  Silverman told GQ for the magazine’s comedy issue ...
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The ACLU Is Suing To Strike Down Ohio’s Congressional Map

The American Civil Liberties Union is suing Ohio to strike down the state’s congressional map, saying it was intentionally drawn to so egregiously benefit Republicans that it violates the Constitution. Since 2012, Republicans have consistently won the same 12 of Ohio’s 16 congressional seats, while winning between 51 and 59 percent of the state’s popular vote. The suit alleges that ...
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Trump Praises Tomi Lahren After Restaurant Crowd Tosses Water, Insults

President Donald Trump swiftly defended Tomi Lahren as an “outstanding and respected young woman” after the Fox News contributor said fellow diners at a restaurant pelted her with water and obscenities. “Everybody is with Tomi Lahren, a truly outstanding and respected young woman!” Trump tweeted Wednesday morning, shortly after Lahren talked about her weekend experience at a Minneapolis restaurant on “Fox and Friends.” Everybody is ...
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Southern Baptist Leader Who Said Abused Women Should Just Pray Is Removed

A prominent Southern Baptist Church leader who is known to have made inappropriate comments about abuse and women’s bodies was removed from his position early Wednesday after thousands of evangelical women signed a petition calling for his ouster. Paige Patterson, formerly the head of the Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas, was demoted to president emeritus of the ...
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