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Facebook's CEO Mark Zuckerberg is seen at the VivaTech (Viva Technology) trade fair in Paris on May 24

Facebook to Stop Discriminatory Advertisement Targeting

Facebook has signed a legally-binding agreement with Washington state, claiming it will stop discriminatory advertisement targeting — which involved excluding categories like race, ethnicity,  and religion, according to a report.

Principal Deputy White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders listens during a White House daily briefing at the James Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House June 27, 2017 in Washington, DC. Huckabee Sanders stood in for Press Secretary Sean Spicer to host the daily press briefing. (Photo by …

Sarah Sanders: Anti-Trump Restaurant Owner Kicked Me Out

A man claiming to be a waiter at the Red Hen restaurant in Lexington, Virginia, posted on Facebook Friday that the owner refused to serve White House press secretary Sarah Sanders and her family, resulting in an online battle between supporters and people who called out the discrimination.

Charlotte Anderson Elementary School

Lesbian Teacher Sues Texas School District for Discrimination

A lesbian teacher sued a Texas school district, alleging discrimination. The district suspended her earlier this year after a parent’s complaint accused her of discussing her sexual orientation with elementary school students.

Clock Boy with Sudanese Bashir Ashraf ShazlyAFP

Time’s Up for ‘Clock Boy’ in New Court Ruling

Time is up for “Clock Boy” Ahmed Mohamed, according to a new court ruling. The Texas teen was made famous for bringing a homemade digital clock-in-a-box to school where it was mistaken for a “hoax bomb.”

Pamela Lopez (Rich Pedroncelli / Associated Press)

Victims Testify About Sexual Harassment in California State Capitol

In a show of rare bipartisan unity in the heavily deep blue State of California, Republican and Democratic legislators agreed on Tuesday that the Golden State’s system for examining sexual harassment by lawmakers is deeply flawed and needs to be changed.