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Making Ivanka Trump Shoes: Long Hours, Low Pay and Abuse

Making Ivanka Trump Shoes: Long Hours, Low Pay and Abuse

By Erika Kinetz | Jun 28
A worker with blood dripping from his head marked a low point in the tense, grinding life at a southeastern China factory used by Ivanka Trump and other fashion brands. An angry manager had hit him with the sharp end of a high-heeled shoe.

Retracted CNN Story a Boon for President at War with Media

Retracted CNN Story a Boon for President at War with Media

By David Bauder | Jun 28
For a president seemingly at perpetual war with "fake news," the resignation of three CNN journalists over a retracted story about a Donald Trump Russian connection is a gift from the political gods.

Supreme Court Term Ended Much Different Than it Began

Supreme Court Term Ended Much Different Than it Began

By Mark Sherman | Jun 28
The Supreme Court began its term nine months ago with Merrick Garland nominated to the bench, Hillary Clinton favored to be the next president, and the court poised to be controlled by Democratic appointees for the first time in 50 years.

NYC Subway Train Derails, Scaring Passengers and Injuring 34

NYC Subway Train Derails, Scaring Passengers and Injuring 34

By David Porter | Jun 27
A subway train derailed near a station in Harlem on Tuesday, frightening passengers and resulting in minor injuries as hundreds of people were evacuated from trains along the subway line.

Straight But Not Narrow NYPD Officer Moves Thousands with Uplifting Pride Post

Straight But Not Narrow NYPD Officer Moves Thousands with Uplifting Pride Post

Jun 27
At the end of a Pride season that saw a group of protestors in the New York City's Pride March claim "there are no queer friendly cops," one straight member of the NYPD buoyed spirits and showed the true meaning of the word "ally."

On Anniversary of SCOTUS Marriage Ruling, NOM Asks Followers to Pray for 'True Marriage'

On Anniversary of SCOTUS Marriage Ruling, NOM Asks Followers to Pray for 'True Marriage'

Jun 27
As the old saying goes, "God answers all prayers. But sometimes the answer is 'no.'"

Resolution Condemning Chechnya Violence Against Gay Men Clears California Assembly

Resolution Condemning Chechnya Violence Against Gay Men Clears California Assembly

Jun 27
"Violence against one of us is violence against us all. We must take action immediately to condemn this horrific abuse."

Watch: Seattle Drag Queen Gets Engaged Dressed as the Babadook

Watch: Seattle Drag Queen Gets Engaged Dressed as the Babadook

Jun 27
A drag queen who was dressed as the new LGBT icon the Babadook was surprised by her boyfriend over the weekend at Seattle Pride when he popped the question.

Pepe Lives: Cartoonist Resurrecting Frog Hijacked by Trolls

Pepe Lives: Cartoonist Resurrecting Frog Hijacked by Trolls

By Michael Kunzelman | Jun 27
Pepe the Frog is coming back from the dead.

Ex-CEO's Reputation Precedes Him, Affects Jury Selection

Ex-CEO's Reputation Precedes Him, Affects Jury Selection

By Tom Hays | Jun 27
Several potential jurors at the federal securities fraud trial of Martin Shkreli were excused after telling the judge they couldn't be impartial toward the flamboyant ex CEO because of his notoriety for raising he cost of a life-saving drug 5,000 percent.

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