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NOAA declares deaths of 70 gray whales on US west coast ‘unusual mortality event’
May31

NOAA declares deaths of 70 gray whales on US west coast ‘unusual mortality event’

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images(SAN FRANCISCO) — The stranding of 70 gray whales along the United States’ west coast is considered to be an “unusual mortality event” by the the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Fisheries.
Thirty-seve…

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Transcript released of voicemail Trump lawyer left for Flynn lawyer asking for a ‘heads up’
May31

Transcript released of voicemail Trump lawyer left for Flynn lawyer asking for a ‘heads up’

Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — The special counsel’s office on Friday released the full transcript of a voicemail one of President Donald Trump’s lawyers left for Michael Flynn’s lawyer asking for a “heads up” about the former nat…

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Anita Hill tells graduates ‘we cannot squander’ the #MeToo moment
May31

Anita Hill tells graduates ‘we cannot squander’ the #MeToo moment

Jonathan Wiggs/The Boston Globe via Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Anita Hill called sexual harassment and assault a “public crisis” in her commencement address at Wellesley College on Friday, telling the graduating class that they “cannot squander the powe…

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State Dept. panel to redefine human rights based on ‘natural law and natural rights’
May31

State Dept. panel to redefine human rights based on ‘natural law and natural rights’

iStock/Pierdelune(WASHINGTON) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is setting up a commission at the State Department to redefine human rights as based on what the department is describing as “natural law and natural rights.”
The move has alarmed human ri…

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‘Good Old Boy Network’: 16 women allege gender bias at FBI Academy
May31

‘Good Old Boy Network’: 16 women allege gender bias at FBI Academy

iStock/krblokhin(QUANTICO, Va.) —  Sixteen women this week filed a lawsuit against the FBI with detailed allegations of gender discrimination while they were trainees at the FBI Academy in Quantico, Virginia.
The civil suit, filed Wednesday, alle…

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