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How Anita Hill’s memoir inspired her to campaign against racism

Long after the bruising sexual harassment hearings which took place 30 years ago, Anita Hill is still as passionate as ever about women’s rights. Her latest book, Fire and Ashes: Sexual Violence, Family and

The Tonys, ‘Hands on a Hardbody’ and “Miss Saigon”

Playbill just announced that Tonys will be awarded this year to "Summer: The Donna Summer Musical" (an astonishing twist, in my book!) and "Hands on a Hardbody" (yes, this film got a stage adaptation).

2020 Tokyo Paralympics: Olympic legacy in history as opening ceremony takes center stage

Written by By Nancy Attwood, CNN By Nancy Attwood, CNN Organizers of the 2020 Tokyo Paralympics issued a heartfelt plea for peace, ethics and human rights at the ceremony in central Tokyo on Friday.

Ryder Cup: The Americans, the weekend was all about (or rather, over) number 13

Since the iconic pin at Hazeltine National Golf Club was moved to its proper angle on Sunday, the entire week of the Ryder Cup in Minnesota has had an entirely different feel to it

Report: George W. Bush’s faith adviser called him a ‘racist’ and urged voters to reject him

WASHINGTON — Former President George W. Bush’s faith adviser, David A. Kuo, who ran an independent campaign for Congress against Liz Cheney, the nation’s first female vice president, once called the former president “racist

New Orleans oyster farms at stake after flood

Tide reaching into oyster beds threatens coast as toxic sludge from flood is smeared on their floors The oyster groves at Fort Jackson were set up before the American Civil War, but today, inland

FDA approves a pill for those at risk of stroke

Photo The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved Pfizer’s Folic Acid Booster Shots for adults age 65 and older, who take over-the-counter medication for heart disease and type 2 diabetes, because they are

Are you in a town with too many renters? Check it out

Listen to this story at U.S. News – Need a real estate fix? Click here for tips. What's all this talk about a shortage of homes? At the city level it's something of a

The terrible year that was, by 15-year-old teen victim Daxamay Battle

Gunned down in her car while waiting for a friend to pick her up. A mother left with a bullet in her back. A child who was born months before her killer was born.

‘Cheesy’ Pizza: Which? launches inquiry into Tesco ‘misleading’ pizzas

Image copyright Nick Clarke Image caption The dish on sale in Nestlé warehouses is higher in fat and salt than that on sale in the shops Consumer group Which? has launched a probe into

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