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Past articles by Maria Elena:

Disability Advocate Organizations Slam Betsy DeVos’s Proposed Budget Cuts to Special Olympics

Disability advocate organizations slam Education Secretary Betsy DeVos’s proposed cuts to Special Olympics. → Read More

At Least 25 Gravestones in Jewish Cemetery Defaced with Swastikas and Anti-Semitic Messages

Twenty-five gravestones at Hebrew Cemetery in Fall River, Massachusetts, were vandalized with anti-Semitic messages and swastikas over the weekend. → Read More

'The Perfect Storm': How Climate Change Made the 'Historic' Flooding in Nebraska, Iowa Worse

“There is evidence that climate change is increasing these underlying factors, supporting the development of more intense 'bomb cyclones' and nor'easters, packing tropical storm–scale winds and → Read More

Muslim U.S. Army Soldier Claims Command Sergeant Ordered Her to Remove Hijab

“To me, it was the same thing as if they had asked someone to take their top off.” → Read More

Fox News Anchor on Jared Kushner's Security Clearance: You Have to Wonder Why the CIA Was So Concerned

“But what was it that they were so concerned about, that these people were doing something that they knew the president wasn’t going to like and refusing to give the top security clearance to Jared → Read More

U.S. Marine Corps Launches Investigation Following Snapchat Video of Marines in Blackface

“It was a bad mistake. We had no intention to offend,” one of the men told KPBS in San Diego. → Read More

Mega Millions Results, Numbers for 2/22/19: Did Anyone Win the $224 Million Jackpot on Friday (Last) Night?

The latest Mega Millions jackpot was worth $224 million. → Read More

Parkland Shooting One Year Later: Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Teacher Reflects on Anniversary

"Until laws are passed and looked at from a nonpartisan perspective, things aren’t going to change,” Sarah Lerner, an English and journalism teacher at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, told Newsweek. → Read More

Candace Owens Says Hitler's Problem Was 'He Had Dreams Outside of Germany'

“He was a national socialist. But if Hitler just wanted to make Germany great and have things run well, OK, fine. The problem is that he wanted, he had dreams outside of Germany. He wanted to → Read More

Florida Antique Store Criticized for Selling KKK Figurine

“My belief system is yes, it does belong in some type of historical location like a museum. But in a business — in which you are representing people of all sexual orientations, religious → Read More

USA Powerlifting Organization Bans Transgender Women from Competing

"USA Powerlifting is not a fit for every athlete and for every medical condition or situation.” → Read More

President Trump Claims 'A Lot of People In the NFL Have Been Calling and Thanking Me' For Criminal Justice Reform

“They have been calling and thanking, you know, that people have been trying to get that taken care of and it's now signed into law and affects tremendous numbers of people, and very good people." → Read More

'Trump Will Handle It': Florida Man Arrested for Allegedly Harassing Iraqi Neighbors

"The U.S. needs to rid the country of all of them.” → Read More

University of Oklahoma Students Who Made Viral Blackface Video 'Will Not Return to Campus'

"This type of behavior is not welcome here and is condemned in the strongest terms by me and by our university. This behavior does not reflect the values and principles of our university, our → Read More

High School Basketball Team Pulls Out of MLK Game Following Trump 2020 Flag Controversy

"After discussion with the MLK Showcase event coordinator, a decision has been made to pull out of the MLK Showcase game on Monday, January 21st. We do not want our presence at the event to detract → Read More

Tappan Zee Bridge Demolition Live Stream: Watch Iconic NYC Landmark Blow Up Online

The demolition of the New York bridge will be at 10 a.m. on Tuesday. → Read More

Guatemala Hospital Won't Release American Who Injured Neck Until He Pays Hospital Bill

“My brother is such a survivor and he’s so strong.” → Read More

Watch: Taco Bell Employee Caught on Camera Refusing Written Order from Deaf Customer

“It broke my heart because to me he’s a person just like anyone else. He just communicates differently." → Read More

AAA Tipsy Tow Program Offers Drunk Drivers Free Rides for New Year's Eve in Participating States

“AAA reminds everyone to stay safe this year by designating a sober driver, calling a cab or arranging to stay with a friend.” → Read More

NFL Coaches Fired: Five Black Coaches Gone After Coaching Carousel, Only Two Remain in League

Five black NFL coaches have been fired from the league this year so far. → Read More