Trump team limits press briefings' time and subjects

/ | Jun 21, 2017

Trump team limits press briefings' time and subjects

U.S. President Donald Trump’s White House is putting the “brief” in press briefings. Sean Spicer, the embattled press secretary, spoke for 30 minutes Tuesday and didn’t answer a number of basic questions, including whether the president believes Russia interfered in the 2016 election and ...

Asian-American band win top court consent for racially charged name

Jun 20, 2017

Asian-American band win top court consent for racially charged name

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday allowed an Asian-American band to trademark its name The Slants, which had been rejected because it was deemed a racial slur. The ruling is expected to benefit other organizations whose monikers have caused controversy, notably the Washington Redskins ...

Rallies against Islamic law draw counterprotests across U.S.

Jun 11, 2017

Rallies against Islamic law draw counterprotests across U.S.

Demonstrators at small but raucous gatherings around the country Saturday raised the specter that extremist interpretations of Islamic law might somehow spread across the U.S., but many of the rallies drew even more boisterous counterprotests by people who called such fears unfounded. Hundreds of ...