Pop culture in 2010s marked gains in diversity, inclusion

NEW YORK -- When the family-friendly Hallmark Channel recently pulled, under pressure from a conservative group, a set of ads featuring a kiss between two happy brides at the altar,...

Frank Lampard: Chelsea boss defends Antonio Rudiger over Jose Mourinho criticism of Son Heung-min...

Son Heung-min was sent off for a challenge on Chelsea defender Antonio...

Travis Kalanick is leaving Uber’s board – TechCrunch

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Brash Uber co-founder Kalanick leaves board to focus on industrial kitchens

(Reuters) - Travis Kalanick, the pugnacious co-founder of Uber, has severed his last ties with the ride-services company, resigning from the board and selling all his shares as he turns...

AP PHOTOS: In despair, French hospital interns go on strike

French hospital interns are holding an exceptional, open-ended strike to demand a better futureBy DANIEL COLE Associated PressDecember 24, 2019, 1:08 PM3 min readMARSEILLE, France -- Nestled in the cinderblock...

US stocks mixed ahead of early close for Christmas

Major US stock indexes are wavering between small gains and losses in muted trading ahead of an early close for the Christmas holidayBy ALEX VEIGA AP Business WriterDecember 24, 2019,...

U.S. urges Georgia to reinforce democracy, rule of law

TBILISI (Reuters) - Georgia must reinforce its commitment to democracy and ensure its judicial system is free of political bias, the United States said on Tuesday, after weeks of demonstrations...

Former Trump campaign staffer sues over pregnancy discrimination

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A staff member of Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign is suing the campaign for pregnancy discrimination, alleging she was stripped of job responsibilities after being impregnated by...

Queen Elizabeth II to acknowledge ‘bumpy’ year in Christmas message

The 93-year-old monarch will refer to the life of Jesus and the importance of reconciliation in her pre-recorded message, saying "small steps taken in faith and in hope can overcome...

Director urges Bollywood stars to break silence over citizenship law, violence

MUMBAI (Reuters) - One of Bollywood’s leading directors called on its three superstar actors to break their silence about a new citizenship law that has triggered riots in India, saying...