Discrimination

FILE - In this May 4, 2017, file photo, Jane Meyer, former senior associate athletic director at the University of Iowa, gets a hug from her partner Tracey Griesbaum, right, following a news conference in Des Moines, Iowa. The University of Iowa will pay $6.5 million to settle high-profile discrimination lawsuits filed by former athletic administrator Jane Meyer and her partner, former women's field hockey coach Tracey Griesbaum, according to settlements released Friday, May 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)
May 19, 2017 - 5:39 pm
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The University of Iowa will pay $6.5 million to settle discrimination lawsuits filed by former athletic administrator Jane Meyer and her partner, former women's field hockey coach Tracey Griesbaum, according to settlements their attorneys called historic Friday. Iowa will pay...
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CORRECTS TITLE FROM PRESIDENT TO GENERAL Workers prepare to take down the statue of Robert E. Lee, former general of the Confederacy, which stands in Lee Circle in New Orleans, Friday, May 19, 2017. The city is completing the Southern city's removal of four Confederate-related statues that some called divisive. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
May 19, 2017 - 5:31 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Workers tied ropes around a towering statue of Gen. Robert E. Lee, preparing to take down the last of New Orleans' four Confederate monuments Friday as hundreds gawked and some danced in the streets. The statue of Lee, who commanded Confederate armies against the Union in the...
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FILE - This July 1, 2013 file photo shows, Kimberly Guilfoyle, from left, Bob Beckel, Eric Bolling, Dana Perino, Greg Gutfeld and Andrea Tantaros co-hosts of Fox News Channel's "The Five," following a taping of the show in New York. Fox News Channel says it has fired Beckel for making an insensitive remark to a black employee. Beckel, who has been a liberal panelist on the show "The Five," was on his second tour of duty at Fox after being bounced in 2015 for substance abuse. (Photo by Carlo Allegri/Invision/AP, File)
May 19, 2017 - 1:45 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Fox News Channel says it has fired prime-time commentator Bob Beckel for making an insensitive remark to a black employee. Beckel, who has been a liberal panelist on the show "The Five," was on his second tour of duty at Fox after being bounced in 2015 for substance abuse. Fox gave...
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FILE - In this Sept. 2, 2015 file photo, the statue of Gen. Robert E. Lee stands in Lee Circle in New Orleans. The city of New Orleans plans to take down the confederate statue on Friday, May 18, 2017, completing the southern city’s removal of four Confederate-related statues that some called divisive. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)
May 19, 2017 - 9:29 am
The city of New Orleans will take down a prominent statue of Gen. Robert E. Lee on Friday, completing the Southern city's removal of four Confederate-related statues that some called divisive. Unlike the first three statues, city officials plan to take Lee's statue down during the day, with Mayor...
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In this undated photo provided by Sahar Nasief, Nassief, right, poses with her mother Naila Mohammed Saleh Nasief, center, and daughter Lubna Jamjoom, while wearing blue wrist bands that say in Arabic, "I am my own guardian," In Jiddah, Saudi Arabia. The three generations of Saudi women have lived their lives under restrictive male guardianship laws that they say should be changed to give women more control of their lives. (Sahar Nasief via AP)
May 19, 2017 - 5:38 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — First she's in the hands of her father, then she moves to her husband. Often, she ends up under the power of her son. From childhood through adulthood into old age, every Saudi woman passes from the control of one legal guardian to another, a male relative whose...
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FILE - In this Sept. 2, 2015 file photo, the statue of Gen. Robert E. Lee stands in Lee Circle in New Orleans. The city of New Orleans plans to take down the confederate statue on Friday, May 18, 2017, completing the southern city’s removal of four Confederate-related statues that some called divisive. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)
May 18, 2017 - 11:23 pm
The city of New Orleans will take down a prominent statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee on Friday, completing the southern city's removal of four Confederate-related statues that some called divisive. Unlike the first three statues, city officials plan to take Lee's statue down during the day,...
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In this undated photo, Charlottesville Mayor Mike Signer poses for a photo outside city hall in Charlottesville, Va. Signer has become the target of anonymous Twitter trolls’ hate-filled, Anti-Semitic messages after condemning a weekend protest over the planned removal of a Confederate monument. (Andrew Shurtleff/The Daily Progress via AP)
May 16, 2017 - 4:08 am
A Virginia mayor is trolling the trolls after he lashed out at torch-toting white nationalists who protested in his city. Charlottesville Mayor Mike Signer has become the target of hate-filled, anti-Semitic messages from anonymous Twitter trolls after condemning a weekend protest over the planned...
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Protesters wave signs and chant during a demonstration against President Donald Trump's revised travel ban, Monday, May 15, 2017, outside a federal courthouse in Seattle. A three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals heard arguments Monday in Seattle over Hawaii's lawsuit challenging the travel ban, which would suspend the nation's refugee program and temporarily bar new visas for citizens of Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
May 15, 2017 - 7:51 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — Federal judges on Monday peppered a lawyer for President Donald Trump with questions about whether the administration's travel ban discriminates against Muslims and zeroed in on the president's campaign statements, the second time in a week the rhetoric has faced judicial scrutiny...
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May 15, 2017 - 12:26 am
A timeline of court rulings and evolving regulations that have affected how schools respond to student sex assault allegations: — 1967: The Office for Civil Rights is created as a federal agency to enforce school desegregation, three years after passage of the Civil Rights Act. OCR eventually...
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May 14, 2017 - 7:44 pm
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — A group that included a well-known white nationalist carried torches and chanted "you will not replace us" at a weekend protest in Virginia over plans to remove a monument of a Confederate general. The protesters on Saturday evening called on officials to halt the...
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