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Trump Administration Seeks to Boost Opportunity Zones

Trump Administration Seeks to Boost Opportunity Zones

By Martin Crutsinger and Darlene Superville | Apr 18
The Trump administration on Wednesday proposed new regulations aimed at making it easier for investors to take advantage of tax breaks for investing in "Opportunity Zones" in low-income areas.

Real or Artificial? Tech Titans Declare AI Ethics Concerns

Real or Artificial? Tech Titans Declare AI Ethics Concerns

By Matt O'Brien and Rachel Lerman | Apr 9
"Ethical AI" has become a new corporate buzz phrase, slapped on internal review committees, fancy job titles, research projects and philanthropic initiatives.

Conservative Websites Fire Writer Denise McAllister After Homophobic Twitter Rant on Gay Journalist

Conservative Websites Fire Writer Denise McAllister After Homophobic Twitter Rant on Gay Journalist

Apr 1
Two right-wing websites have cut ties with conservative writer Denise McAllister after she went on a homophobic tirade on Twitter against a gay journalist.

School Official Appeals Job Removal After Trans Boy Harassed

School Official Appeals Job Removal After Trans Boy Harassed

Mar 25
A West Virginia assistant principal accused of harassing a transgender student is appealing a decision to remove him from his job after this school year.

Assistant Principal Accused of Harassing Trans Boy Loses Job

Assistant Principal Accused of Harassing Trans Boy Loses Job

Mar 20
An assistant principal accused of harassing a transgender student will be out of his job after this school year.

Surgeon Denies Posting Homophobic Comments on Social Media

Surgeon Denies Posting Homophobic Comments on Social Media

By Kelli Kennedy and Frieda Frisaro | Mar 18
A prominent gender-reassignment surgeon resigned from a University of Miami clinic after he was accused of posting photos of patients' genitalia with racist and homophobic comments on Instagram, but he denied making the comments and said he was hacked.

News Organizations to Highlight most Threatened Journalists

News Organizations to Highlight most Threatened Journalists

By Andrew Welsh-Huggins | Mar 15
A coalition of more than a dozen global news organizations, including The Associated Press, The Financial Times and Reuters, will spotlight the world's most threatened journalists in a new freedom of speech initiative.

Grand Canyon National Park's 1st Female Leader Resigns

Grand Canyon National Park's 1st Female Leader Resigns

By Felicia Fonseca | Mar 14
The first female superintendent of Grand Canyon National Park resigned Thursday, less than three years after she took the helm of one of the country's most popular tourist destinations.

Why Americans Lie at Work About Their Allergy Agony

Why Americans Lie at Work About Their Allergy Agony

Mar 12
Allergy suffers are hiding their symptoms from their employers and even lying to their bosses, according to new research.

Amazon Lobbies to Exempt Employees from Labor Protections

Amazon Lobbies to Exempt Employees from Labor Protections

By Tom James | Mar 9
Many of Amazon's Seattle-area employees would be exempt from new labor protections in a bill passed by the state Senate after lobbyists for the tech giant pushed to change a key threshold in the rules.

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