U.S. Secretary of Housing

21 Wise Buddhism Zen Quotes That Will Change Your Life Perspective

1. Keep your dreams alive. Understand to achieve anything requires faith and belief in yourself, vision, hard work, determination, and dedication. …

Joel Osteen

Youngstown State, Ashland universities secure new gifts

Youngstown State University and Ashland University both announced new gifts earlier this month.<p>YSU received $500,000 from the James and Coralie …

Cleveland

Trump’s team insists he has a ‘full schedule’ an hour before he goes golfing

President Trump is at Mar-a-Lago, his resort in Palm Beach, Fla., for the Thanksgiving holiday. It’s the Wednesday of Thanksgiving week, a day that can generally be fairly described as low-key for most people. In fact, you’re not even reading this right now; you’re driving to a relative’s house or …

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Motherhood, Poverty and Privacy in Trump's America

Many people were concerned in the wake of the election of President Donald Trump. But for Khiara Bridges, a legal scholar and anthropologist who has …

Race & Ethnicity

Irvine Meadow 0 Kello Rovers 1: Ruthless streak missing for Medda as Rovers rearguard holds firm

Medda boss Brian McGinty says side must do "whatever it takes" to get goals.<p>Meadow’s cup heroes were brought back down to earth with a bang on …

Soccer

Facebook (Still) Letting Housing Advertisers Exclude Users by Race — ProPublica

In February, Facebook said it would step up enforcement of its prohibition against discrimination in advertising for housing, employment or …

Facebook

Both of the twins born attached at the head and separated in Philadelphia are finally ready to go home

Just in time for Thanksgiving, a set of twins born attached at the head are headed home from the hospital after over a year, ABC News reported …

Ben Carson

California Trump Supporter Charged For Allegedly Threatening To Kill Maxine Waters

Photo courtesy of CNN<p>A California Trump supporter has been accused of threatening to kill Rep. <b>Maxine Waters</b> (D-California) after being angered by …

Maxine Waters

Facebook continues to let advertisers racially discriminate in housing ads

The company still lets you exclude minority groups in housing ads, a violation of federal law<p>One year after a <i>ProPublica</i> investigation found that Facebook lets housing advertisers exclude users by race, a separate follow-up investigation found that the social network has barely changed any of its …

Technology

How an obscure rule change could make discrimination great again - Salon.com

Donald Trump's administration is trying to roll back decades of progress in enforcing civil rights to make it easier for insurance companies to discriminate against minority home buyers. It could also move to help car lenders and other financial institutions discriminate against minorities too.<p>A …

U.S. Politics

GOP Faces Pressure to Slow Tax Bill's Progress in Senate

Click here to get the Capital Journal Daybreak newsletter delivered to your inbox.<p>The Republican leadership in the Senate is full-steam ahead on getting a tax bill passed right after Thanksgiving. But one influential GOP senator, Maine’s Susan Collins, remains skeptical , raising pressure on the …

Politics

What It’s Like Covering Trump — ProPublica

This post originally appeared in our weekly newsletter. Sign up here.<p>Remember that time Trump’s lawyer Marc Kasowitz emailed, “Watch your back, …

Ben Carson

How the Trump Tax Cuts Would Reshape (and/or Break) Our Economy

The Trump tax cuts are zipping through Congress at the legislative version of light speed. House Republicans unveiled their plan for overhauling …

Economics

Republican "Experts"

It has been said that Newt Gingrich is “a dumb person’s idea of a smart person.” Who coined that phrase is a matter of scholarly dispute, but there …

Liberal View

Texas gets $5 billion grant for...

Governor Greg Abbott announced Friday that the state would be getting the grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Ben Carson

Absurd ways the wealthy will benefit from the Senate's tax bill

Champagne in every pot and a private jet in every garage.

Louise Linton

Meet KZN's first black female neurosurgeon

Amanda Khoza<p>Johannesburg – Dr Nomusa Shezi knew as early as Grade 3 that she wanted to be a doctor: she remembers writing in an English essay as a …

News (South Africa)

Why We Shouldn’t Convict Roy Moore In The Court Of Public Opinion Just Yet

<i>Editor’s note: The opinions in this article are the author’s, as published by our content partner, and do not necessarily represent the views of MSN</i> …

Mike Pence

Papadopolous said Trump promised him foreign policy adviser gig

The Trump campaign adviser who pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI claimed last year he spoke directly to President Trump more than once and was …

George Papadopoulos

Jordan Peele Thought It Would Take 20 Years For People To Get ‘Get Out’

Way back in January (which, honestly, seems like three years ago), the Sundance Film Festival held a secret midnight screening. Amidst the growing tensions of Trump’s inauguration, with white supremacists feeling emboldened enough to openly march in America’s streets, Jordan Peele’s <i>Get Out</i> …

Entertainment

Who’d Gain From an Estate Tax Rollback: The 0.2 Percenters

Supporters and critics of the Republican tax bills argue over their effect on middle-class Americans, but there is one group that everyone agrees would come out ahead: the millionaires and billionaires who have to reckon with the estate tax.<p>As Steven Mnuchin, President Trump’s Treasury secretary, …

Politics

Our Inordinately White, Wealthy, Male Government

It wasn’t one of President Trump’s most controversial appointments. Far from it. Last week, when he nominated Jerome Powell to lead the Federal …

Liberal View

Scientists conduct first procedure to permanently change a person’s DNA

Man with Hunter's syndrome undergoes injection of billions of copies of a corrective gene.<p>Jerome Lejeune was the first to recognize that Down …

Genetics

Carson backs away from support for Moore

Raphael Williams, a spokesman for the Department of Housing and Urban Development, provided Axios with this statement in response to questions about …

U.S. Politics

Roy Moore and the long leash of conservative Christians in GOP politics

The number of conservative Christian pastors, writers and politicians who have gone on record to denounce Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore appears to be growing by the day.<p>At least five women said publicly that the former judge known for his conservative Christian principles pursued romantic …

Politics

McGill distance runner Meggie Dargis merits all-Canadian honours

VICTORIA, B.C. -- McGill distance runner <b>Meggie Dargis</b> of Trois-Rivières, Que., finished 13th of 151 competitors to merit second-team All-Canadian …

Canadian University Sports

Booms and busts of the 2017 U Sports Cross-Country Championships

Evaluating notable performances from Sunday's national university cross-country championships in VictoriaThe post Booms and busts of the 2017 U …

Running

Rules for radicals, real and fake: Trumpworld's Alinsky obsession

Maybe you missed the fake news nod to conspiracists and anti-Semites from first daughter-in-law Lara Lea Trump, the face of Trump TV and a senior …

Donald Trump

Stars

BURLINGTON, Ont. – Ontario University Athletics (OUA) is pleased to announce the 2017 cross country major award winners and All-Stars.<p>Second-year …

Canadian University Sports

Trump Thinks Scientology Should Have Tax Exemption Revoked, Longtime Aide Says

Lynne Patton told an actress the Trump family “couldn’t agree more” that the church shouldn’t be exempt.<p>President Donald Trump believes the Church of Scientology should have its tax exemption revoked, a longtime family aide and current top official at the Department of Housing and Urban Development …

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