PERSONAL IDENTITY NEWS
PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (AP) — When Chelsea Rogers and Tanner Starmer rode the yellow school bus as children, it likely never crossed their minds that more than two decades later, they’d be living in one. That’s right.
The album cover of Kanye West’s newest, seven-track opus, Ye, features a photo of Wyoming’s mountainous landscape with squiggly lime green text scribbled over it: “I hate being bipolar.
GROUP IDENTITY NEWS
Asians remain the most financially successful racial and ethnic group in the U.S., on average, according to new data from Pew Research Center, out-earning white, black and Hispanic adults at almost every level. But the new research also points to gaping
Aesha Ash was often the only African-American ballerina at the New York City Ballet. Now retired, she founded the Swan Dreams Project to show the next generation that they, too, can achieve their dreams.
Seth Owen, the gay valedictorian whose heart-wrenching story went viral last month, got a pleasant surprise while appearing on the "The Ellen DeGeneres Show."
NATIONAL IDENTITY NEWS
Three reports released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday paint a bleak picture of a country in which people are growing sick, using drugs, and dying young—many of them by their own hand.
Hate crimes spiked by nearly 17 percent last year and included a corresponding jump in anti-Semitic attacks, a new FBI review found. The report comes weeks after a 46-year-old man stormed a Pittsburgh synagogue, shouting anti-Semitic epithets before fat
There's no single retirement savings number that guarantees financial security for the rest of one's life. However, according to Fidelity, it's smart to have 10 times your ending salary socked away by the time your career comes to a close.
GLOBAL IDENTITY NEWS
BERLIN (AP) — The far-right Alternative for Germany party has announced it will create a Jewish section within the party, drawing widespread criticism by Jewish groups across the country. One prominent Jewish student group accused the anti-migrant party
It’s drawing time at this suburban nursery school in Japan, but instead of crayons, tiny fingers are tapping on colors on iPad screens and taking selfies. Digital schooling has arrived in this nation long known for its zealous commitment to “three R’s” ed
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Simply knowing a migrant might go a long way to help counter stereotypes against them and ease migrants' integration in their adopted countries, new Gallup research suggests.
PROFESSIONAL IDENTITY NEWS
The Washington Redskins claimed LB Reuben Foster off waivers from the San Francisco 49ers, two days after he was arrested on suspicion of domestic battery. This is the second time Foster is facing such allegations.
A video went viral of the Kansas City Chiefs’ star running back beating a teenage woman in a hotel hallway, leading to questions of what the league/team knew and when they knew it.
Americans are willing to give up “substantial” earnings in exchange for non-wage perks and benefits, according to a National Bureau of Economic Research working paper this month by researchers from Harvard Medical School, the Rand Corp. and the University
MEDIA AND TECHNOLOGY NEWS
The protest comes in response to the company reportedly giving lucrative exit packages to two senior executives who resigned over credible sexual misconduct charges. Employees at Google offices across the world plan to join the walkout.
The latest salvo arrived last week when Amy Schumer announced she would refuse to appear in a Super Bowl ad in protest against the league’s treatment of the controversial former quarterback Colin Kaepernick.
The #MeToo hashtag first went viral on Twitter a year ago this month. Although the social movement of the same name existed beforehand, the hashtag was popularized on Oct. 15, 2017, when actress Alyssa Milano urged victims of sexual abuse to share their s