(NEW YORK) -- Three new books are aiming to help educate children and adults about nonbinary and transgender youth. The GenderCool Project, a youth-led movement that works to replace misinformed opinions on transgender and nonbinary youth, has partnered with A Kids Book About to release... Read More.
Patti Smith and founding Pink Floyd singer/bassist Roger Waters are among over 600 artists who have signed an open letter in support of Palestine and calling for a boycott of "Israel's complicit cultural institutions." "As musicians, we cannot be silent. Today it is essential that... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) — Moderate Republican Sen. Susan Collins said Sunday she "strongly' supports establishing an independent commission to examine the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol, but there are still "resolvable" issues with the proposed legislation that passed the House of Representatives in a... Read More.
Pitch Perfect alum Skylar Astin says it pained him to see his first love, the theater industry, devastated by the COVID-19 pandemic. "It's been really hard. It's been sad for a lot of theater folk...to have the entire industry shut down," he tells ABC Audio. "It's been a tough... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- It's Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, and one way to give back during this celebratory time is by supporting businesses owned by cultures that make up the Asian community. Following many anti-Asian attacks that have taken place this year, now... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) — Sen. Joe Manchin is breaking with Democrats and throwing his weight behind a more measured voting rights bill in lieu of the sweeping Democratic voting reform bill that Majority Leader Chuck Schumer has labeled a top priority of the caucus. The Democrat from... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The Senate voted 94-1 in favor of an amended bill aimed at combatting the rise in anti-Asian hate crimes. Sponsored by Sen. Mazie Hirono, D-Hawaii, the legislation takes relatively modest steps to equip law enforcement and communities to better deal with the rise... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Several universities and colleges across the country have reached out to students to provide campus support and resources as deliberations continue in the Derek Chauvin trial. Universities including Princeton University, Penn State, Syracuse, Boston University, Northwestern University, Grinnell College, Binghamton University and... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- President Joe Biden's nominee to lead the Justice Department's Civil Rights Division, Kristen Clarke, faced a barrage of questions from Republican senators during her confirmation hearing Wednesday looking to resurface past controversial comments they argued showed her hostility towards police -- as... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The Senate will take its first step aimed at combating the rise in anti-Asian hate crimes Wednesday in what could prove to be an increasingly rare bipartisan Senate effort. Majority Leader Chuck Schumer announced the Senate will vote Wednesday on whether to begin... Read More.