VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) – The city of Virginia Beach will not be able to request a special election to fill the vacant city council seat after a federal judge said it was not “in the public interest in holding a special election using an invalid system. The order issued Monday by Federal Judge Raymond …

SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4) – Saturday marked a year since civil rights icon John Lewis died of pancreatic cancer at the age of 80. Communities across the country, including right here in Salt Lake City, have held candlelight vigils in his honor and rallied for congressional lawmakers to pass John Lewis’s Voting Rights Act. Lewis …

A Texas federal judge on Friday ruled illegal the Obama-era Deferred Action Program for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) – which protects those who qualify for deportation and provides work authorization – preventing the Biden administration to accept new candidates. and putting the lives of hundreds of thousands of undocumented immigrants in limbo. In a 77-page opinion, …

“And that package out of your sleeve? Get this?“is certainly not the most famous phrase spoken by a human on the moon. And the objects tucked away in a small package that astronaut Buzz Aldrin had stored in the pocket just below his shoulder. extravehicular mobility unit were certainly not mission essential. They were sentimental …

On June 17, the Supreme Court once again issued a ruling protecting the Affordable Care Act from legal disappearance. As Justice Alito put it in his dissent, this was the third installment in an “epic Affordable Care Act trilogy”. But the ACA battle is not over. The trilogy will continue to add sequels. A 7-2 …

Throughout her life, Bettye Gillespie has been committed to fighting inequality and segregation “wherever it exists”, according to her family – even as a teenager. When Gillespie was a student at Central Junior High School in Ogden, she tried shopping for candy at a little mom and pop shop near 25th Street and Monroe Boulevard. …

On Saturday I visited the FDR Presidential Library in Hyde Park, New York. I had already visited seven other presidential libraries. Bush 43, Clinton, Bush 41, Reagan, Carter, Ford and Johnson. (I wrote about my visit to the Clinton Library here). The FDR library was very impressive. Roosevelt faced so many things in four terms. …

This month, by order of the Charlottesville, Va. City council, workers removed a statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee of what had been Lee Park. Then there was a statue of General Stonewall Jackson from a nearby park that had been named for him. Also in line of sight was a statue of Meriweather …

By KIMBERLEE KRUESI, Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Civil rights champion Reverend James M. Lawson on Saturday launched sharp criticisms of Governor Bill Lee, accusing the Republican of having a “hole in the middle of his soul.” “Somehow you’ve lived in this world and in the state of Tennessee and allowed a hole to …

The European Court of Justice ruled Thursday that employers can prohibit their staff from wearing visible symbols of religious or political beliefs, including the headscarf, in order to present an image of neutrality. The Court ruled on the case following referrals to the Hamburg Labor Court and the Federal Labor Court of Germany, which had …