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May 22, 2019

The Latest: Trump’s Iran policy focus of Hill briefings

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Trump administration’s Iran policy (all times local):11:50 a.m.
May 21, 2019

After TanaCon Scandal, Tana Mongeau Reveals She Will Be a Featured Creator at VidCon 2019

VidCon 2019, a convention that celebrates the online video community across genres, is rapidly approaching, and the latest confirmed attendee may shock some YouTube loyalists. Polarizing YouTube creator Tana Mongeau confirmed to her more than 4 million subscribers Monday that she will attend VidCon, despite Mongeau's anti-VidCon video and the disastrous rival event she attempted to host last year, known as TanaCon. 
May 21, 2019

Mayor Wants to Give Locals Viagra to Boost Tiny Community's Birth Rate: 'A Village Without Children Is a Village That Dies'

The mayor of a small community in north-central France has introduced an unusual municipal by-law to encourage locals to reproduce.
May 21, 2019

Trump's 'Twin' Viktor Orban Accused of Starving Asylum Seekers and Fueling 'Hatred' by Human Rights Commissioner

Human rights advocates have again accused Hungary of withholding food from asylum seekers to pressure them to give up their asylum claims.
May 21, 2019

Simply elegant, Morse code marks 175 years and counting

The first message sent by Morse code’s dots and dashes across a long distance traveled from Washington, D.C., to Baltimore on Friday, May 24, 1844 – 175 years ago. It signaled the first time in human history that complex thoughts could be communicated at long distances almost instantaneously. Until then, people had to have face-to-face conversations; send coded messages through drums, smoke signals and semaphore systems; or read printed words.
May 21, 2019

Women take a hit for reporting sexual harassment, but #MeToo may be changing that

An unprecedented number of women have come forward to share stories of workplace sexual harassment since the #MeToo movement gained momentum in late 2017.
May 21, 2019

Republican Preacher Runs Shocking Blog Post About Pete Buttigieg, Claims Gay People Die Younger Than ‘Normal People’

A former member of the Indiana House of Representatives is the latest evangelist to verbally attack the sexuality of 2020 presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg.
May 21, 2019

Bloomsburg Professor Fired for Having Sexual Relationships With Two Students Must Be Reinstated, Court Rules

A Pennsylvania court ruled Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania Professor John Barrett must be reinstated after he was fired for having sexual relationships with two students.
May 21, 2019

School Made Six-year-old Girl Do 'Cafeteria Walk Of Shame,' Return Lunch, Because She Didn't Have Enough Money

A six-year-old girl was told to return a tray of food at her school cafeteria because there was not enough money in her account.