The Washington Post says a woman came to them with a dramatic story about Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore impregnating her as a teenager. But the paper says the story is false, and that the woman appears to be working with an organization that targets mainstream news outlets.
A new sorority started up at the University of Texas at Austin this year. The members have Greek letters, and their colors are teal, white and peach. All things that people associate with a typical sorority.
But as Nadia Hamdan (@nadzhamz) of KUT reports, this is not a typical sorority. It’s another in the growing number of Muslim sororities in the United States.
On the second day of his visit to Myanmar, Pope Francis demanded respect for all ethnic groups, but did not specifically cite the Rohingyas, the Muslims who say they have been violently persecuted by Myanmar’s government.
Time Inc., the owner of Sports Illustrated, People, Fortune and Time magazine, agreed to sell itself Sunday to the lifestyle magazine publisher Meredith Corp. The $2.8 billion deal was made possible in part by a multi-million dollar cash infusion from the private equity arm of the conservative brothers Charles and David Koch.
Following Black Friday and Cyber Monday, holiday shoppers will be presented with a different opportunity: Giving Tuesday.
Here & Now‘s Robin Young speaks with CBS News’ Jill Schlesinger(@jillonmoney), host of “Jill on Money” and the podcast “Better Off,” about where to give, how to give and what you can put on your tax forms.
Ken Stern, former NPR CEO, spent a year going to NASCAR races, pig hunts and evangelical churches to witness a side of the United States he thinks liberals know little about. That divide, he says, is reflected in where people live, who they associate with and the media they consume.
The anti-cancer treatment Yescarta was recently approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration as a treatment for lymphoma. It’s part of a new approach to combatting blood cancers by re-engineering the immune system.
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau director Richard Cordray announced Wednesday that he’ll be stepping down. The future of the financial watchdog agency is unclear in an administration that supports slashing regulations.
In his debut novel “The Hidden Light of Northern Fires,” Daren Wang tells the story of Mary, who uses her New York farm as an Underground Railroad stop for escaped slaves during the Civil War. It’s a risky venture because her town has seceded from the Union.
Over the weekend, Keurig tweeted it was pulling ads from Sean Hannity’s show after he made controversial comments about Roy Moore, the Republican U.S. Senate candidate in Alabama accused of sexual misconduct with teenage girls when he was in his 30s.
Keurig’s announcement led to the call for a boycott from conservatives, and the smashing of Keurig coffee machines. Keurig was one of a number of companies that pulled advertising from “Hannity.”