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1.2 million nonbinary people live in the US, a new study says

1.2 million nonbinary people live in the US, a new study says

There are more than 1 million nonbinary adults in the US, a new first-of-its-kind study found. Approximately 1.2 million people living in the US identify as nonbinary, according to a new study by the Williams Institute at UCLA School of Law. Of those 1.2 million people, the majority are under 29 years old and White.…MORE

Remains of Native American children to be exhumed at site of former boarding school

Remains of Native American children to be exhumed at site of former boarding school

The remains of 10 children and young adults who died at a Pennsylvania boarding school for Native Americans more than a century ago are expected to be exhumed and returned to their families, according to the Office of Army Cemeteries. The Carlisle Indian Industrial School was the first off-reservation boarding school for Native American children,…MORE

Pedestrian bridge collapses onto DC freeway, injuring several people

Pedestrian bridge collapses onto DC freeway, injuring several people

A pedestrian bridge that likely was struck by at least one vehicle collapsed onto Interstate 295 in Washington, DC, injuring several people and blocking the highway in both directions, officials said Wednesday. Chris Geldart, acting deputy mayor for public safety and justice, told reporters that preliminary evidence shows that a collision involving multiple vehicles occurred…MORE

What the NCAA ruling really means for student athletes

What the NCAA ruling really means for student athletes

In a decision that could shake up college sports, the Supreme Court ruled this week against the NCAA’s restrictions on education-related perks for student athletes. The case affirmed lower court rulings and further chipped away at the National Collegiate Athletic Association’s power over the athletes who drive its revenue. College athletics rake in billions of…MORE

R. Kelly moved to Brooklyn jail ahead of trial, adds new lawyer to team

R. Kelly moved to Brooklyn jail ahead of trial, adds new lawyer to team

R. Kelly has been moved from a detention center in Chicago to New York where he will likely stay ahead of his August federal trial as he adds another New York-based attorney to his legal team. Two sources familiar with the matter said Kelly arrived at the Metropolitan Detention Center in Brooklyn Tuesday afternoon, and…MORE

Nikole Hannah-Jones won’t take UNC position without tenure, lawyers say

Nikole Hannah-Jones won’t take UNC position without tenure, lawyers say

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones won’t take a position at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill without tenure, according to a letter from her legal team obtained by NC Policy Watch and confirmed by CNN. Hannah-Jones had agreed to a five-year contract with the University, but according to the letter to the University, “since signing…MORE

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