May 12, 2017

ICE arrests more than 1,000 people in targeted gang operation

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — Immigration and Customs Enforcement's investigative division arrested 1,378 people after a six-week long, national gang operation that concluded this week.Of those apprehended, 1,098 were […]
May 12, 2017

West Virginia Supreme Court rules anti-gay assaults are not hate crimes

BrianAJackson/iStock/Thinkstock(CHARLESTON, WV) — In a 3-2 decision Thursday, the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals ruled that anti-gay assaults are not protected under the state's hate […]
May 12, 2017

Texan Richard Overton, the world’s oldest WWII veteran, turns 111

Matt_Gibson/iStock/Thinkstock(AUSTIN, Tex.) — Happy Birthday, Richard Overton!The Austin, Texas, resident — the world's oldest living World War II veteran — reached another milestone on Thursday: He […]
May 11, 2017

New Orleans removes Confederate statues that honor ‘Cult of the Lost Cause’

Redheadedhornet/iStock/Thinkstock(NEW ORLEANS) — As New Orleans began the process Thursday of removing the remaining Confederate-era monuments in the Louisiana city, officials said they are facing “intimidation, […]