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Dallas officials apologize for stopping graduation speech

DALLAS (AP) — Dallas school officials have apologized after a high school valedictorian had her graduation speech interrupted by her principal when she read the...

Dallas officials apologize for stopping graduation speech

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Dallas High School Cuts Off Valedictorian's Mic After She Mentions Trayvon Martin and Tamir Rice in Graduation Speech Principal Temesghen Asmerom described it as a “technical difficulty” to the students, staff, and family members who had gathered together for the Emmett J. Conrad High School graduation in Dallas last Saturday....
18:13, 06/07/2019

A measles travel ban? Health officials have considered stopping infected travelers from flying The measles outbreak in several parts of the U.S. have prompted health officials to consider putting travelers on a rarely used Do Not Board list.        ...
16:13, 05/28/2019

Jenny Slate Will Give a Graduation Speech to a Class of One The stand-up comic and “Parks and Recreation” actress will speak at the eighth-grade graduation of Gwen Lynch, 13, the last student on Cuttyhunk Island....
13:13, 06/06/2019

Principal accused of plagiarizing Ashton Kutcher speech at graduation A West Virginia principal is accused of plagiarizing his graduation speech — by ripping off literary lion Ashton Kutcher. Parkersburg High School principal Kenny DeMoss was called out by a graduate who recognized the administrator’s speech from...
17:26, 05/31/2019

"Ideas Are Meant To Be Free": Graduation Speech Found Borrowed From Actor At Parkersburg High School's commencement ceremony in West Virginia, Principal Kenneth DeMoss took to the stage to deliver an inspiring speech to the 2019 graduates and their families. There was just......
06:52, 06/23/2019

Dwyane Wade surprised Stoneman Douglas students with graduation speech Dwyane Wade can still excite them. The recently retired Miami Heat start surprised graduating students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. speaking about his connection with the school after a 2018 shooting left 17 dead while re...
16:26, 06/03/2019

San Diego valedictorian slams ‘drunk’ teacher in brutal graduation speech "To the teacher that was regularly intoxicated during class this year, thank you for using yourself to teach these students about the dangers of alcoholism," Nataly Buhr snarked....
02:26, 06/16/2019

Dwyane Wade surprises Marjory Stoneman Douglas students with speech at graduation Dwyane Wade was a surprise commencement speaker at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School class of 2019 graduation on Sunday.        ...
16:26, 06/03/2019

In Graduation Speech, Hillary Clinton Calls for Renewed Attention on Russian Interference Speaking at Hunter College commencement in New York City, Mrs. Clinton urged Americans to confront Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election....
03:52, 05/30/2019

Dallas school speech interrupted when shooting victims named DALLAS (AP) — School officials in Dallas say they’re investigating why a high school valedictorian had her graduation speech interrupted after she said the names of Trayvon Martin and Tamir Rice. Conrad High School valedictorian Rooha Haghar to...
22:26, 06/06/2019

Dwyane Wade Surprises Students and Gives Powerful Speech at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Graduation Dwyane Wade surprised hundreds of graduating seniors and their families at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. on Sunday. The former Miami Heat star gave a powerful and......
10:13, 06/03/2019

Oregon high school students involved in senior prank will get to walk at graduation, officials say Students involved in a senior prank at an Oregon high school on Friday will get the opportunity to walk at their graduation after they were initially told they might not be able to as punishment....
11:39, 06/11/2019

Crane Collapses Into Dallas Apartment Building, Killing 1, Officials Say The crane toppled amid severe winds and sliced into an apartment complex in downtown Dallas on Sunday. One person was killed and six others were injured....
00:52, 06/10/2019

Officials: Travelers may have caught measles at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport As the United States deals with its most severe measles outbreak in a quarter-century, officials at one of the nation's busiest airports said Thursday travelers there may have been exposed the disease this month....
20:26, 05/23/2019

Schools host Project Graduation, a ‘safe place’ for after-graduation fun TUCSON – Graduation is an exciting time for local high school students, but it can be dangerous with parties and underage drinking. It is why there is Project Graduation, a safe, all-night grad party, hosted by the school and parents. The event...
23:13, 05/22/2019

No, Cory Booker, YOU Apologize! On Tuesday—not just any Tuesday, but on the eve of Juneteenth, of all days—Joe Biden gave a speech at a fundraiser about James O. Eastland, a Mississippi senator and unrepentant segregationist who, despite devoting his career to doing everything he c...
13:52, 06/20/2019

Arcia’s HR gives Brewers 5-4 win, stopping Twins streak at 6 MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Orlando Arcia drove in three runs, including a go-ahead homer in the eighth inning that powered the Milwaukee Brewers past Minnesota 5-4 on Monday night to stop the major league-leading Twins’ six-game winning streak. Josh Ha...
05:00, 05/28/2019

Mets apologize after confrontation with reporter Mets manager Mickey Callaway and pitcher Jason Vargas were involved in a clubhouse incident with a Newsday reporter after Sunday's 5-3 loss to the Cubs....
06:00, 06/24/2019

Sharks’ Vlasic wants NHL to apologize after non-call San Jose Sharks defenseman Marc-Edouard Vlasic is hot and bothered after officials failed to make an icing call Sunday night, when the visiting Colorado Avalanche won 4-3 in Game 2 to even the second-round playoff series at 1-1....
09:39, 04/29/2019

How stopping cell death may help prevent rheumatoid arthritis A new study in mice pinpoints a key cellular mechanism that drives forms of rheumatoid arthritis. Targeting this mechanism could prevent this condition....
21:00, 05/16/2019

Temporary no-stopping zone put in place on Highway 93 S due to bears Increased bear activity along Highway 93 south has prompted Parks Canada to enforce a no stopping zone. Drivers could face big fines if they pull over to snap a picture of the animals....
21:13, 05/16/2019

Literally, No One Is Stopping You From Buying and Eating These 18 Candy Bars Are you snacking on a piece of candy right now? No? You do realize you’re an adult with a credit card and your mom can’t tell you to stop eating candy, right? If you want it, buy it! Right now, you can get a variety box of full-sized Snickers, Twix, ...
22:13, 05/16/2019

Goals and golf claps: There's no stopping the USWNT SportsPulse: Anyone who thought the USWNT would simmer down after their celebration controversy they have a message for you: There's no stopping them. USA TODAY Sports' Nancy Armour breaks down the Americans' win over Chile.  ...
12:39, 06/17/2019

NTSB: Plane veered back and forth before stopping in river A chartered jet that ran off a runway and into a river at a Florida military base earlier this month touched down to the right of the runway's centerline, returned to the centerline and then veered again to the right....
20:52, 05/23/2019

FROM THE FIELD: Stopping aquatic hitchhikers to safeguard environments at sea A plan to protect the global marine environment from the dangers of non-indigenous invasive aquatic species has been launched by the UN Development Programme (UNDP) and the UN’s International Maritime Organization (IMO)....
23:00, 05/01/2019

U.S. psychoanalysts apologize for labeling homosexuality an illness The American Psychoanalytic Association apologized on Friday for previously treating homosexuality as a mental illness, saying its past errors contributed to discrimination and trauma for LGBTQ people....
16:26, 06/21/2019

Facebook launches new rules aimed at stopping extremist content Facebook announced new the rules around its live streaming platform that it says would have stopped a deranged gunman from using the service to broadcast a mass shooting at two New Zealand mosques in March. The Palo Alto, Calif.-based social network ...
15:00, 05/16/2019

Warriors apologize for minority owner's shove of Lowry The Golden State fan who shoved Toronto Raptors guard Kyle Lowry as he crashed into courtside seats Wednesday night is a billionaire who owns a share of the Warriors....
06:00, 06/07/2019

2 more Hong Kong leaders apologize for extradition bill More Hong Kong leaders are apologizing for a controversial extradition bill that's sparked some of the largest demonstrations the Chinese territory has ever seen....
21:26, 06/19/2019

CEO Ian Sohn posts memo to employees: Never ‘apologize for having lives’ Ian Sohn, president of creative tech agency Wunderman Chicago, has a few choice words for employees who eschew work for other responsibilities. In an open letter that’s going viral, Sohn tells his employees that he “never” wants the...
04:00, 05/25/2019

During terrorist attacks, too many rules are stopping British first responders from saving lives An alarming trend has developed in recent British terrorist attacks: With the exception of the police, first responders are kept away from where they are needed....
02:13, 05/17/2019

No-stopping zone in place on highway west of Jasper to allow bears to feed As a way to help protect animals and humans, Jasper National Park has implemented a no-stopping zone along a busy stretch of highway west of the town....
20:13, 06/07/2019

Alabama Republican Refuses to Apologize for Ranting About 'Freaking Queers' A local Republican official in Alabama has some thoughts he’d like to share this Pride month, which he recently posted on the Mobile County Republican Party’s Facebook page: “Freaking queers have gotten too much sympathy.”...
18:52, 06/18/2019

Judge denies mistrial motion in Nxivm case after stopping cross-examination A motion for a mistrial was denied Thursday by a judge who had brought accused Nxivm sex cult leader Keith Raniere’s trial to a screeching halt the day before — when he accused a defense attorney of driving a witness toward a nervous breakdown....
21:13, 05/23/2019

Kit Harington’s Reaction to That Heart-Stopping Game of Thrones Scene Is the Most Sublime Meme Warning: This story contains spoilers for Game of Thrones. If you haven’t watched the final episode of Game of Thrones’ finale, you missed one of the most important touchstones of modern pop culture this year so far. HBO released a behin...
23:52, 05/28/2019

The key to stopping social media censorship is not to smash tech companies, but to amend Section 230 With Democrats and Republicans alike eager to flex government power over private social media companies, one option remains most appealing to limited government conservatives. Section 230 of the the Communications Decency Act protects "providers" of ...
00:00, 06/06/2019

Iowa governor blocks bill aimed at stopping anti-Trump suits DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds has vetoed a measure that Republican lawmakers pushed through in the final days of the legislative session to stop the state’s Democratic attorney general from filing or joining lawsuits challengin...
18:13, 05/22/2019

Why is Texas stopping Rapid DNA tests in courts? It jeopardizes cases, state board says The technology has helped solve rape cases in Kentucky and identified California wildfire victims. But, it has come under scrutiny in several states.       ...
21:52, 06/20/2019

Police apologize for Father’s Day tweet that asked followers to turn in bad dads A Kansas police department has apologized for a tweet it put out on Father’s Day that encouraged parents to turn in dads with any outstanding warrants — sparking a backlash. The since-deleted tweet by the Topeka Police Department read: “Does yo...
20:39, 06/18/2019

Joe Biden says Cory Booker 'should apologize' for slam over working with segregationist senators Former Vice President Joe Biden told Fox News on Wednesday that he was not going to apologize for invoking his ability decades ago to work with two segregationist southern senators to “get things done.”...
05:26, 06/20/2019

Bernie Sanders refuses to apologize for not supporting wars in Middle East Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders said Friday he’d never apologize for refusing to support wars in the Middle East, saying that he was right about past wars going back to Vietnam and would continue to oppose war with Iran. The Vermont ...
19:26, 05/24/2019

Ex-Oregon football star Keanon Lowe credited with stopping gunman at Portland school Keanon Lowe, a former wide receiver for the University of Oregon, was credited Friday with tackling an armed man at Portland's Parkrose High School.        ...
04:26, 05/18/2019

Chile's Christiane Endler Became A Goal-Stopping Machine And Frustrated The USWNT Into A Goalless Second Half Given the low expectations for Chile entering this tournament, and the eerily similar halftime score, it seemed like the USWNT was on pace to thrash yet another opponent in the group stages of the women’s World Cup. But, as outlined in Lauren Theisen...
01:52, 06/17/2019

Jim Clyburn called Pelosi and Hoyer to apologize after knocking them for lack of diverse staffing House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn has apologized to Speaker Nancy Pelosi and House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer for his comments about the lack of diversity among their top staff. Hoyer said he received a call from Clyburn apologizing for remarks he mad...
17:39, 06/20/2019

Megan Rapinoe Refuses To Apologize For The USWNT's Crime Of Being Happy After Doing Cool Things The United States beat Thailand by a 13-0 scoreline on Tuesday, setting a new World Cup record for the largest margin of victory. In the process of making history, the USWNT players were pretty happy. Clearly, as certain moral pillars on Canadian and...
21:52, 06/12/2019

Joe Biden Refuses to Apologize for Remarks on Working With a Senate That Included Segregationist Senators Joe Biden refused calls to apologize Wednesday for saying that the Senate “got things done” with “civility” even when the body included segregationists with whom he disagreed. His rivals for the Democratic presidential nominat...
05:39, 06/20/2019

Juan Williams, Greg Gutfeld on whether the media should apologize for promoting Michael Avenatti Do CNN and MSNBC hosts owe Americans an explanation for hosting now disgraced anti-Trump attorney Michael Avenatti? Greg Gutfeld made that argument Thursday on "The Five," calling out networks and shows who lauded Avenatti and saying that the lawyer ...
00:52, 05/24/2019

Fresno Grizzlies apologize to Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez for Memorial Day tribute video The Fresno Grizzlies apologized to Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez for a Memorial Day tribute video that contained "misleading and offensive editing."        ...
15:13, 05/28/2019

Texas Attorney General: Congress is a 'brick wall' stopping Trump from addressing border crisis Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton believes there are ways to solve the border crisis placing a heavy burden on his home state, but President Trump and his administration are being stonewalled by Congress....
19:52, 05/20/2019

UNC Charlotte student killed while stopping a gunman in his classroom was awarded posthumous ROTC Medal of Heroism Associated Press Army ROTC cadet Riley Howell, who was killed in a shooting at UNC Charlotte in April, was posthumously awarded the ROTC Medal of Heroism this month. The 21-year-old was buried with full military honors near his hometown of Waynesvil...
22:39, 05/23/2019

MSNBC's Chris Matthews forced to apologize after likening executive privilege to losing virginity MSNBC’s Chris Matthews was forced to apologize after bizarrely comparing the use of executive privilege to losing one’s virginity during an interview with Sen. Kamala Harris following Attorney General Bill Barr’s testimony....
14:00, 05/02/2019

Raptors fan sends flowers to Warriors for Kevin Durant injury cheers: ' I hereby apologize on behalf of Canada' Toronto Raptors players were forced to try and quiet their own fans who were cheering when Golden State Warriors star Kevin Durant during Game 5 of the NBA Finals on Monday night....
02:00, 06/13/2019

Topeka police apologize for Father's Day tweet encouraging people to turn in dads with outstanding warrants Police in Topeka, Kan. apologized Monday for posting a Father's Day message on Twitter that encouraged citizens to turn in fathers with outstanding arrest warrants....
10:39, 06/18/2019

Harvard students apologize for publishing image of Anne Frank's face on bikini-clad woman The Harvard Lampoon apologized after their latest issue included an image of Anne Frank's face photoshopped onto a bikini-clad woman's body.        ...
19:00, 05/15/2019

Store clerk, local newspaper apologize for pushing video showing final moments of wounded police officer A Missouri store clerk has apologized after livestreaming the death of a police officer on Facebook, and a local newspaper has apologized for linking to the video....
01:52, 06/25/2019

Joe Biden Called Cory Booker. But Apologize? It’s Not the Biden Way. President Trump’s refusal to admit mistakes may have shifted the gaffe gauge in politics as well as some Democrats’ expectations about their own candidates....
01:39, 06/21/2019

Graduation To Go: Illness Can’t Stop Ceremony Walking across the stage at graduation is a milestone many teens can’t wait to cross. One Florida high school senior thought he might not be able to attend, but Orlando’s Arnold Palmer Hospital made it happen. A special team at Arnold Pal...
04:39, 05/22/2019

D-Wade surprises as H.S. graduation speaker Dwyane Wade was a surprise speaker for graduation at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Sunday, sharing his perspective on his first visit just weeks after a mass shooting that killed 17 last year....
22:00, 06/02/2019

Thoughtful and inexpensive graduation gifts If you’re having a hard time deciding what to get a recent grad, look no further! Here are a few effective items that won’t break the bank.        ...
23:26, 05/17/2019

Graduation denied after senior prank (WESH) Parents and students at Florida’s Wekiva High School say more than 100 seniors were told they can’t take part in Saturday’s graduation, and that it’s all because of vandalism at the school last week. Eight people were a...
23:26, 05/23/2019

Grant Co. High School Graduation Controversy GRANT COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– A Grant County mother claims she has been denied access to what would have been her deceased daughter’s high school graduation. Myka Williams’ daughter, Courtney, died four years ago before starting her f...
03:00, 05/25/2019

Family remembers teen slain day after HS graduation TUCSON – The family of a local teenager shot and killed the day after graduating from high school is speaking out. Julian Zepeda, 18, was found with gunshot wounds in a crashed car near the Las Villas de Kino apartment complex Friday morning. H...
21:52, 05/27/2019

Need a college graduation ticket? There's a black market for that Tickets for New York University’s 2019 commencement ceremony are being advertised for as much as $250It’s graduation season in the United States, which means lots of caps, gowns, pomp and circumstance, corny speeches, selfies – and an underground tra...
14:13, 05/22/2019

Mom of the Year Gets a Surprise When She Skips Her Own Graduation to Attend Her Son's Mothers far too often go unrewarded for their tremendous sacrifices. But thankfully, Central Michigan University made it their mission to ensure that Sharonda Wilson received a surprise blessing for hers....
20:52, 05/08/2019

The Actually Good, Actually Thoughtful Graduation Gift Guide My best advice to almost graduates? Don’t do it. Stay in school. It’s simpler there. But, when those scholars inevitably walk across that stage to receive their hard-earned diplomas anyway, the least you can do is welcome them to the dark side of adu...
11:52, 05/25/2019

1 killed, 5 injured in graduation party shooting Authorities in Philadelphia say one person has been killed and at least five others have been shot during a graduation party. Police are searching for at least one suspect. (June 17)        ...
14:39, 06/17/2019

Gunman opens fire at graduation party The shooting is one of numerous homicides that occurred amid a rash of gunfire around the city that also wounded a number of other people throughout the weekend.        ...
14:39, 06/17/2019

The 20 best high school graduation gifts of 2019 From dorm room essentials to a new laptop or Kindle, these are the best high school graduation gifts that teens actually want.       ...
01:00, 06/08/2019

30 graduation gifts under $100 that the Class of 2019 will love Insider Picks writes about products and services to help you navigate when shopping online. Insider, Inc. receives a commission from our affiliate partners when you buy through our links, but our reporting and recommendations are always independent a...
02:00, 05/12/2019

LaGuardia High principal won’t attend graduation The embattled principal of the city’s elite high school for the performing arts has told parents she won’t be attending Monday’s graduation ceremony at Lincoln Center, sources told The Post. It was unclear why principal Lisa Mars wa...
01:52, 06/25/2019

World War II vet, 101, commissions grandson during Air Force graduation World War II veteran Walter Kloc, 101, flew from New York to Colorado to commission his grandson, Joseph, during graduation exercises at the Air Force Academy....
00:26, 06/03/2019

400 Students Of US College Get Surprise From Billionaire On Graduation Sunday was already a day of joy and pride for the graduating class at historically black Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia -- and then it got a whole lot better....
12:00, 05/20/2019

Who is Robert F. Smith, the billionaire behind the Morehouse graduation gift? Billionaire Robert F. Smith pledge to pay off the student loan debt of graduates of Morehouse College. Here's how Smith earned his wealth.        ...
18:00, 05/20/2019

A stranger paid off a student’s debt so she could walk in her graduation Joe Belanger/Shutterstock Karen Moore, a woman from South Carolina, wanted to do something good for her community. She called the principal of her alma mater, asking if there were any outstanding debts. As it turned out, one student owed money to a ...
23:26, 06/07/2019

Tucson mom to share inspirational journey at PCC graduation ceremony TUCSON – When thinking about graduation, we often think of young adults starting their lives. On May 23, one Tucson mom will not only be graduating college, but she will also be the Commencement Speaker for Pima Community College’s 2019 Graduation Ce...
02:26, 05/16/2019

Oprah Winfrey speaks at college graduation in Colorado COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Oprah Winfrey tells college graduates in Colorado small steps lead to big accomplishments. Winfrey gave the commencement speech Sunday at Colorado College. The small liberal arts college in Colorado Springs awarded 590 ...
23:39, 05/19/2019

Police: Student stabs principal during graduation rehearsal RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a New Jersey principal was stabbed at a school during a rehearsal for eighth-grade graduation. A Rutherford police release says a 14-year-old male student ran across the Washington School gymnasium on Friday mo...
08:39, 06/15/2019

From fire and ash to caps, gowns: Graduation in burned town Sean Newsom's senior year of high school started with typical teenage pranks, like sticking a cup to the roof of his car with magnets just to mess with people as he drove around his small town in the Northern California mountains....
09:00, 06/06/2019

20 travel gifts for the student who's planning a big trip after graduation Insider Picks writes about products and services to help you navigate when shopping online. Insider, Inc. receives a commission from our affiliate partners when you buy through our links, but our reporting and recommendations are always independent a...
02:00, 05/12/2019

Class 2019: List of TUSD graduation ceremonies Closeup of a 2019 Graduation Tassel at a graduation ceremony. Getty Images TUCSON –Tucson Unified School District’s graduation commencement ceremonies are happening this week. TUSD says over 2,530 students will be receiving graduation diplomas Thursd...
15:39, 05/23/2019

Graduation speaker pledges to pay students' debt A billionaire technology investor and philanthropist says he will provide grants to wipe out the student debt of the entire graduating class at Morehouse College - an estimated $40 million. (May 19)        ...
19:00, 05/20/2019

Teen arrested for stabbing principal during graduation rehearsal A teen was arrested for stabbing a principal during an 8th grade graduation rehearsal in New Jersey Friday morning, local authorities said. The 14-year-old student used a folding knife to attack the principal about 9:30 a.m. inside the Washington Sch...
05:52, 06/15/2019

Dying mom’s final wish: Son’s hospital room graduation ceremony Marilyn Siets had one big thing keeping her going: Her baby boy, Noah, was graduating from high school in three weeks. But as her organs started failing after a five-year battle with ovarian cancer — it was increasingly apparent she wouldn’t ma...
19:52, 05/24/2019

Teen fatally shot just days before her high school graduation A high school senior in Pennsylvania was fatally shot just days before her graduation — the victim of simply being in the “wrong place at the wrong time,” her heartbroken mother said. Morgan Dunston, 18, died early Friday after being shot in the head...
21:52, 05/28/2019

Drew Barrymore and Will Kopelman Ace the Co-Parenting Test at Daughter's Graduation When it comes to the friendly ex's class, these two would totally pass the test. As summer vacation quickly approaches for millions of students, Drew Barrymore and Will Kopelman had a......
00:39, 05/31/2019

Trump hails Air Force Academy’s Class of 2019 at graduation President Trump on Thursday told the US Air Force Academy’s graduating Class of 2019 that thanks to their training and education they would always be ready to defend America and its people. “Each of you has the sharp intellect, character, inner stren...
01:00, 05/31/2019

Dante de Blasio weighs his future in politics after Yale graduation Recent Yale University graduate Dante de Blasio, 21, said in a radio interview Wednesday that he’s interested in a job in politics and supports his mayor dad Bill de Blasio’s presidential bid — but didn’t promise to join the fledgli...
18:00, 05/22/2019

Graduation speaker pledges to pay class of 2019 student debt ATLANTA (AP) — A billionaire technology investor and philanthropist says his family is providing grants to wipe out the student debt of the entire 2019 class at Morehouse College. Robert F. Smith made the announcement Sunday morning in front of nearl...
18:26, 05/19/2019

Acting Secy Shanahan to speak at Naval Academy graduation ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan is set to deliver the commencement address to the 2019 graduating class of the U.S. Naval Academy. The former Boeing executive will speak Friday at the Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium...
08:13, 05/24/2019

Atlanta college graduation speaker pledges to pay off students' debt Billionaire investor Robert Smith surprised graduating students at Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia, by using his speech at Sunday's commencement ceremony to pledge to pay off the student loan debt of the entire class of 2019....
12:39, 05/20/2019

The best advice celebrity graduation speakers gave the class of 2019 Leon Bennett/Getty Images Every year, colleges invite celebrities to deliver commencement speeches at their graduations. Oprah Winfrey told graduates that life isn't about a "big break," but about "taking one big life transforming step at a time." V...
22:52, 05/28/2019

"Proud Father": Jyotiraditya Scindia Tweets Pictures Of Son's Graduation Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia today said he was a "proud father" as his son Mahanaryaman Scindia has graduated from the Yale University. On Twitter, he shared photos with his son, seen wearing......
07:39, 05/20/2019

California teen's Marine brother surprises her on stage at graduation A California high schooler was brought to tears Wednesday when her older brother, a Lance Corporal in the Marines, surprised her on stage as she accepted her diploma during graduation ceremonies....
03:26, 05/31/2019

KFC-obsessed college student given fried chicken bouquet at graduation A KFC-addicted university student has hilariously celebrated her graduation day by posing for photos with a delicious bouquet of fried chicken instead of flowers. In the lead-up to her graduation, interior design student Lucy Zhao, 22, said she knew ...
22:00, 06/12/2019

A mom skipped her graduation to attend her son's, so his school surprised her with a degree Central Michigan University President Bob Davies presented the degree to Sharonda Wilson on behalf of Ferris State University.        ...
16:00, 05/09/2019

1 Killed, Seven Injured In Mass Shooting At Philadelphia Graduation Party One person was killed and several others sustained injuries after a gunman open fired at a graduation party in Southwest Philadelphia on Sunday (local time)....
12:13, 06/17/2019

NBA legend Dwyane Wade speaks at Stoneman Douglas graduation Former Miami Heat star Dwyane Wade was the surprise guest speaker at Sunday's graduation ceremony for the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School class of 2019 at the BB&T Center in Sunrise, Fla....
10:52, 06/03/2019

Pakoda Sellers In Graduation Robes Detained Before PM's Chandigarh Rally People who had gathered at the venue of an election rally by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Chandigarh witnessed a novel protest today, with a group of activists dressed in graduation robes turning......
19:52, 05/14/2019

Family remembers teen slain day after high school graduation TUCSON- The family of a local teenager shot and killed the day after graduating from high school is speaking out. Julian Zepeda, 18, was found with gunshot wounds in a crashed car near the Las Villas de Kino apartment complex Friday morning. He was t...
04:00, 05/27/2019

Taylor Swift goes on 'Ellen' to apologize to Joe Jonas, debunk 'Avengers: Endgame' rumors In other tidbits Swift shared with DeGeneres on Wednesday, the 29-year-old singer debunked fan rumors that she was linked to "Avengers: Endgame."        ...
08:26, 05/16/2019

US schools accused of censoring climate crisis message in graduation speeches Students say authorities have barred them from reading a text that warns of ‘catastrophic climate change’ for being too politicalSchools and colleges across the US have been accused of censoring students who have attempted to use their graduation spe...
10:26, 06/07/2019

Morehouse graduation speaker to pay off student loans of entire 2019 class The keynote speaker at Morehouse College’s commencement ceremony announced a grant Sunday wiping out the student debt of the entire 2019 graduating class....
04:39, 05/20/2019

Walmart apologizes after family receives graduation cake made of Styrofoam A Texas family say their daughter’s graduation ceremony was spoiled — when Walmart gave them a cake made of Styrofoam. Teary-eyed mother Marsy Flores said the party plans crumbled when the Pasadena family recently cut into the cake and re...
05:13, 06/04/2019

Class of 2019! See Gia Giudice, Lola Consuelos and More Celeb Kids at Graduation Congratulations to the class of 2019! Today officially marks the first day of summer, which means it's the end of the school year for many students. This year, many celebs marked the......
03:13, 06/22/2019

Mom blames Walmart after finding plastic foam in customized graduation cake Marsy Flores, the graduate's mother, says the Walmart bakery gave her a graduation cake made out of Styrofoam.        ...
20:00, 06/04/2019

A teenager stabbed his middle school principal at graduation rehearsal, police say The principal of a New Jersey middle school was leading a graduation rehearsal Friday when student stabbed him in the chest multiple times, police said....
03:00, 06/16/2019

What are the best cities for jobs, social life and affordable living after college graduation? If you’re a college grad wanting to live in an affordable city with good jobs and a social scene, don't look much further than your alma mater.        ...
18:00, 05/22/2019

‘Adulting 101’ class prepares students for life after high school graduation LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) – It seems like children everywhere want to grow up and be an adult, but when they actually do grow up and realize that they’re an adult, they want to go back to being a child again. If you look up the word “adulting” in ...
10:26, 06/06/2019

High school student skips graduation party to help homeless families A Houston high school student skipped out on her own graduation party — to celebrate a homeless shelter for women and children. Leanne Carrasco, who graduated from Waltrip High School on Saturday, marked her personal milestone the next day by serving...
22:13, 06/04/2019

|'Dallas'actorKenKercheval(83)dies Ken Kercheval, who played perennial punching bag Cliff Barnes to Larry Hagman’s scheming oil baron J.R. Ewing on the hit TV series Dallas, has died. He was 83....
15:13, 04/28/2019

A college graduation season truth: Liberal arts degrees are valuable and practical Liberal arts studies are devalued in our culture, yet these graduates enjoy success in jobs and life. They have the tools to innovate and adapt.        ...
01:39, 05/11/2019

Brandon Wu caps incredible month with U.S. Open T-35, special graduation at Pebble Beach In the past month, Brandon Wu helped Stanford to a national title, qualified for the U.S. Open and claimed a share of 35th in his U.S. Open debut.       ...
15:26, 06/17/2019

Kendrick Castillo, hero killed in Colorado school shooting, was days away from graduation Kendrick Castillo, a member of the Highlands Ranch robotics club, was hailed as a hero for rushing the shooter at his STEM school.        ...
19:52, 05/08/2019

Biden tells crowd he spent weekend celebrating granddaughter’s graduation with Obama Joe Biden told an Iowa crowd Tuesday that he had spent the weekend with his best buddy former President Barack Obama to celebrate the high school graduation of his granddaughter and Obama’s daughter....
10:13, 06/12/2019

High school grad holds pizza party for homeless instead of graduation bash Leanne Carrasco ordered 95 pizzas. The high school senior and her friends filled up goody bags and awaited a celebratory crowd. But this was not your typical graduation party....
07:39, 06/05/2019

Airport life: A day with Southwest in Dallas Southwest Airlines and photographer Jeremy Dwyer-Lindgren take you behind the scenes of Dallas Love Field Airport on April 29, 2019.       ...
23:26, 06/14/2019

FC Dallas beats Sounders 2-1 with 2 own goals FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Seattle’s Xavier Arreaga and Brad Smith scored own goals to help FC Dallas end a six-game winless streak with a 2-1 victory over the Sounders on Saturday night. Arreaga’s deflection of Ryan Hollingshead’s header...
10:00, 06/02/2019

Hey, Look At That, Dallas Keuchel Has Landed With The Braves Former Astros ace Dallas Keuchel was the last man standing from the grueling free agency winter of hell that followed the 2018 season. Craig Kimbrel, the other glaringly overqualified but evidently unemployable pitcher, landed with the Cubs Wednesday...
05:13, 06/07/2019

FBI got tip about Dallas courthouse shooter in 2016 DALLAS (AP) — The FBI received a call about three years ago about the U.S. Army veteran who opened fire on a courthouse in downtown Dallas, a federal law enforcement official said Thursday. Brian Isaack Clyde was shot and killed Monday by security of...
01:26, 06/21/2019

1 dead, 8 injured in shooting at alcohol-fueled high school graduation party, police say Alabama authorities say a high school graduation party fueled by alcohol spiraled out of control early Saturday, leaving one person dead.        ...
04:39, 05/19/2019

Teen with cerebral palsy walks across graduation stage to receive high school diploma A Florida teen with cerebral palsy didn’t let his condition get in the way of walking across the graduation stage and receiving his high school diploma, a report said Monday. The crowd of attendees at the Jacksonville graduation ceremony roared as Je...
05:13, 06/04/2019

Nipsey Hussle's Daughter Emani Pays Tribute to Late Dad at Elementary School Graduation Nipsey Hussle's daughter Emani paid tribute to her late father as she graduated from elementary school this weekend. The 10-year-old gave the rapper and his ex and her mother Tanisha......
23:26, 06/23/2019

Morehouse graduation speaker pledges to pay off student loans for school's class of 2019 Billionaire investor and philanthropist Robert F. Smith pledged to pay off the student loan debt of the Morehouse 2019 graduates.        ...
08:13, 05/20/2019

Very good boy crashes high school graduation, ‘waters’ the plants in the middle of class photo Graduation is a big day in the life of a high school student. It’s the final step in a journey that takes years and regardless of what lies beyond — be it college, technical training, or a plunge into the workforce — it’s caus...
23:26, 05/26/2019

Our Favorite Cosplay From Fan Expo Dallas 2019 Between May 3-5 over 50,000 fans went through the doors of the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas for the 2019 Dallas Fan Expo, and among the crowd was some fantastic cosplay....
03:52, 05/20/2019

Severe storms tear through town outside Dallas A severe storm that local officials reported as a tornado struck the northeast Texas city of Greenville, causing widespread tree and roof damage. There were no immediate reports of injuries. (June 20)        ...
12:39, 06/20/2019

Nealis, White help Red Bulls past FC Dallas 3-1 FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Sean Nealis and Brian White scored in the second half to help the New York Red Bulls pull away from FC Dallas for a 3-1 win on Saturday. The Red Bulls (4-5-2) took a 2-1 lead in the 58th minute when Nealis redirected Michael Muri...
23:13, 05/11/2019

1 killed, several injured in Dallas crane collapse One person was killed and several others were injured after a construction crane toppled on an apartment building in Dallas on Sunday. (June 9)        ...
19:52, 06/10/2019

Raw: Aftermath of fatal crane collapse in Dallas One person was killed and six others injured after a crane collapsed onto an apartment building amid severe thunderstorms in Dallas, Texas Sunday.        ...
08:26, 06/10/2019

Man arrested in deaths of Dallas transgender woman, 2 others DALLAS (AP) — Dallas police have arrested a 33-year-old man in the slayings of three women, including a transgender woman. Kendrell Lavar Lyles has been charged with three counts of murder. Dallas police homicide Maj. Max Geron says he was arrested J...
04:00, 06/13/2019

Yankees won’t budge on Dallas Keuchel offer TORONTO — If Dallas Keuchel wants to be a Yankee, the left-handed starter will likely have to sign a one-year deal for a pro-rated qualifying offer that was $17.9 million. As of now, the Yankees’ preference is to keep the offer to a one-year pa...
00:00, 06/05/2019

Feinsand: Braves are “frontrunners” for Dallas Keuchel The Yankees now appear to be trailing in the sweepstakes for former AL Cy Young Dallas Keuchel, according to MLB.com’s Mark Feinsand. According to a source, the Braves have emerged as frontrunners to sign Dallas Keuchel. Yankees remain in the ...
01:39, 06/08/2019

Ken Kercheval, J.R. Ewing’s Nemesis on ‘Dallas,’ Dies at 83 Mr. Kercheval’s Cliff Barnes, an oil tycoon, battled the machinations of Larry Hagman’s J.R. for the entire long run of the CBS prime-time soap opera....
02:26, 04/29/2019

Yankees among favorites to sign Dallas Keuchel As the Dallas Keuchel sweepstakes heat up, it appears the Yankees are one of the favorites to sign the southpaw. According to Mark Feinsand of MLB.com, the Yankees and the Atlanta Braves are the favorites to sign Keuchel, with both of their offers ap...
02:39, 06/05/2019

Why hasn’t Dallas Keuchel signed, yet? It’s complicated Where do I think matters stand with Dallas Keuchel? The key word is “think” because teams and the lefty’s representative, Scott Boras, are not exactly holding hourly press briefings on the matter: Even at this late date money is the key. In a text, B...
00:00, 06/05/2019

2 hospitalized after crane collapses in Dallas thunderstorms DALLAS (AP) — At leat two people have been hospitalized after a crane collapsed in Dallas amid severe thunderstorms. Dallas Fire-Rescue spokesman Jason Evans told the Dallas Morning News that the crane fell into a downtown apartment building Sunday a...
23:26, 06/09/2019

Dallas Baptist ends Florida’s 4-year CWS run with 9-8 win LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Jimmy Glowenke homered to cap a nine-run fourth inning and Dallas Baptist held on to beat Florida 9-8 in an NCAA regional elimination game Sunday, ending the Gators’ run of four straight trips to the College World Series. ...
04:00, 06/03/2019

Dallas Fed President: Too Early to Tell Whether Rate Cut Will Be Warranted Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Kaplan said it is too soon to say whether the Fed will need to reduce interest rates in coming months due to rising uncertainty over trade tensions and weaker global growth....
02:00, 06/25/2019

Dallas officer tells 911: 'I thought it was my apartment' The former Dallas police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black man in his own home told a 911 dispatcher "I thought it was my apartment" nearly 20 times as she waited for emergency responders to arrive....
16:26, 04/30/2019

Dallas Keuchel lets one get away in Braves debut WASHINGTON — Dallas Keuchel enjoyed being back on the mound after than a longer-than-expected wait between major league starts. He would have been happier if a three-run lead hadn’t slipped away. Keuchel labored through five innings in his Atla...
13:26, 06/22/2019

What Yankees’ Plan B may be now that Dallas Keuchel’s off the board TORONTO — Max Scherzer. Justin Verlander. Gerrit Cole. Patrick Corbin. And now Dallas Keuchel. That quintet shares a bond beyond the obvious of being highly accomplished starting pitchers. All five have switched teams in the past five years, and none...
07:13, 06/07/2019

Oregon high school students involved in senior prank must pay for cleanup, may not walk at graduation: principal A senior prank carried out by students at an Oregon High School may have cost them the opportunity to walk at their graduation. The principal of the school is also reportedly planning to charge each students about $50 to cover the cost of cleaning up...
01:39, 06/10/2019

Florida teenagers killed in 'tragic accident' while visiting Peru days after high school graduation A trip celebrating a milestone turned tragic when two recent Florida high school graduates were killed Friday in an accident while exploring Peru, according to officials....
15:39, 05/27/2019

William H. Macy Prepares for Daughter's High School Graduation Amid College Admission Scandal William H. Macy got into the graduation spirit on Wednesday afternoon as he picked up some congratulatory balloons at a local grocery store in Los Angeles. The balloons and other......
09:00, 05/30/2019

Storms strand passengers in Dallas, thousands without power About 1,000 flights were canceled or delayed in Dallas on Sunday night and more than 80,000 homes and businesses left without power early Monday, after a line of thunderstorms rolled across a northeastern swath of Texas before heading east....
15:26, 06/24/2019

How a Dallas Photojournalist Captured an Image of a Gunman Mid-Attack “Was I in the right place at the wrong time, or was I in the wrong place at the right time?” the photojournalist, Tom Fox of The Dallas Morning News, said after a man opened fire at a federal courthouse....
22:39, 06/19/2019

The snag that may prevent Dallas Keuchel from joining Yankees TORONTO — Dallas Keuchel has teams willing to go more than one year. The Yankees would like to add the free agent left-handed starter, but just for the remainder of what has a very good chance of being a special season. So, where does Keuchel land? T...
12:13, 06/06/2019

Dallas Keuchel’s free agency defiance is only growing Dallas Keuchel has made it this far and he’s not about to cave in any time soon. The free-agent pitcher doesn’t plan on sitting out the whole year, but he just wants to be compensated fairly. However long it takes for that offer to come by, he will c...
21:13, 05/07/2019

Dallas courthouse shooter honorably discharged from Army DALLAS (AP) — The FBI says a 22-year-old man who opened fire on a federal courthouse in Dallas was honorably discharged from the U.S. Army. The Army says Brian Isaack Clyde served as an infantryman from August 2015 to February 2017 and achieved the r...
19:00, 06/19/2019

Where are Dallas Cowboys and quarterback Dak Prescott in contract negotiations? Cowboys QB Prescott insists he’s focused on the locker room as agent Todd France works to finalize a deal expected to range around $30 million a year.        ...
04:39, 05/23/2019

Hamby, Wilson send Vegas past Dallas 86-68 Reserve Dearica Hamby scored 27 points on 11-for-14 shooting and Las Vegas' strong second quarter propelled the Aces past Dallas 86-66       ...
09:13, 06/23/2019

Police search Dallas Catholic Diocese offices Authorities conducted a search of the Catholic Diocese of Dallas offices and a storage unit following an investigation into allegations of child sexual abuse. (May 15)        ...
02:26, 05/16/2019

Which team should be most desperate in heating-up Dallas Keuchel hunt? Scott Boras does hyperbole like Stephen Curry shoots — in volume and effortlessly. The agent inflates, conflates and overstates in the name of embellishing clients, creating leverage and making sure no one sees him sweat even when the market is...
21:52, 05/29/2019

Victim of Dallas crane collapse remembered for her ‘big heart’ The fatal victim of a crane collapse in Dallas was identified on Monday as her grieving sister remembered the woman’s “unbelievably big heart.” Kiersten Symone Smith, 29, was killed when a crane fell on an apartment building in the ...
08:52, 06/11/2019

Why Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott has earned a big payday Dallas has made it clear it believes in its franchise quarterback. But what's next for the 2016 fourth-rounder who will soon get paid like an elite QB?...
16:52, 06/24/2019

The Latest: Photo shows shooter outside Dallas courthouse DALLAS (AP) — The Latest on an exchange of gunfire outside the federal courthouse in downtown Dallas (all times local): 1 p.m. A photo of the man who was fatally shot after opening fire on a federal courthouse in Dallas shows him wearing a mask and t...
22:00, 06/17/2019

Fire destroys 115-year-old former luxury hotel in Dallas DALLAS (AP) — Authorities say an early-morning fire has destroyed a vacant 115-year-old former luxury hotel just south of downtown Dallas. Dallas Fire-Rescue spokesman Jason Evans says nobody was hurt in Tuesday’s blaze at what used to be the A...
20:39, 05/28/2019

FBI investigates string of transgender women killings in Dallas A woman who died as result of “homicidal violence” in Dallas became the third transgender woman killed in the city within 8 months — sparking an FBI probe, cops said Monday. The body of Chynal Lindsey, 26, was pulled from a lake by Dallas Police on S...
14:26, 06/04/2019

Baby hippo to make public debut at Dallas Zoo Almost three weeks after its birth at the Dallas Zoo, a baby hippo and its mother will make their public debut together for the first time on Saturday. (May 31)        ...
01:13, 06/01/2019

Braves reach a one-year deal with Dallas Keuchel Dallas Keuchel finally has a new team, but it’s not the Yankees. The Braves have agreed to terms with the left-hander Keuchel, The Post’s Joel Sherman confirmed. The contract is for one year, $13 million and his first start is scheduled f...
07:13, 06/07/2019

How Bryce Dallas Howard navigates the perils of fame It’s one of those blisteringly bright hot California days, in a glassy, modern house high up in Los Angeles’ meandering hills, and Bryce Dallas Howard, 38, is looking for some shade. Though she’s at the apex of Hollywood royalty — she just starred in...
20:39, 05/08/2019

Robert E. Lee statue bidder identified as Dallas law firm DALLAS (AP) — Records show a Dallas-based law firm put in the winning bid for a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee that once stood in a city park. City Council documents show the top bid of $1.435 million came from Holmes Firm PC. The firm has ...
20:52, 06/12/2019

Dallas Baptist ends Florida's 4-year CWS run with 9-8 win Jimmy Glowenke homered to cap a nine-run fourth inning and Dallas Baptist held on to beat Florida 9-8 in an NCAA regional elimination game        ...
02:13, 06/03/2019

Residents view damage from collapsed Dallas crane Residents of a five-story Dallas apartment building badly damaged Sunday when a construction crane fell on it were allowed back into their apartments Monday to salvage what they could. (June 10)        ...
01:26, 06/11/2019

Dallas Keuchel Is Returning to the Majors as an Atlanta Brave The Braves landed Keuchel, who missed more than a third of the season, after signing free agents like him and Craig Kimbrel no longer meant giving up a draft pick....
12:13, 06/07/2019

Dallas crane collapse victim identified as 29-year-old woman Residents in North Texas began to come to grips Monday with the widespread damage left after a sudden thunderstorm bearing near hurricane-strength winds rolled through the area and collapsed a crane onto an apartment complex, killing one person and i...
11:39, 06/11/2019

Robert E. Lee statue removed from Dallas park sells for $1.4M after bidding war  A statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee was sold online for more than $1.4 million on Wednesday after it was removed from a Dallas park nearly two years ago over concerns the monument was racist....
18:13, 06/06/2019

Crane collapses on Dallas apartment building, killing one, injuring six A construction crane, apparently toppled by high winds, collapsed onto an apartment house in Dallas on Sunday and sliced through five floors of the building, killing at least one person and injuring six others, a city fire and rescue spokesman said....
09:13, 06/10/2019

Woman dies, 5 injured after crane collapses during Dallas thunderstorm The crane crashed into the Elan City Lights apartment complex just before 2 p.m., cutting through the units "like a knife through butter," witness Abbey Kearney told the Dallas Morning News. ...
08:26, 06/10/2019

Dallas police execute search warrant at Catholic diocese Dallas police on Wednesday were searching the headquarters and other properties of the Texas Catholic diocese, Catholic Diocese of Dallas spokeswoman Annette Gonzales Taylor confirmed....
04:39, 05/16/2019

Dallas Baptist beats Florida 11-8 in NCAA regional opener LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Jackson Glenn and Andres Sosa homered among three hits each and drove in two runs apiece as Dallas Baptist held on to beat Florida 11-8 in an NCAA regional opener Friday night. Glenn hit a two-run homer in the first before Cory ...
07:26, 06/01/2019

Dallas police charge man with three murders including of trans woman Police arrest man over death of trans woman Muhlaysia Booker, and are investigating him over death of Chynal LindseyA 33-year-old man has been arrested in the killings of three women in Dallas, including a transgender woman whose death brought nation...
20:26, 06/13/2019

Crane collapses on Dallas apartment building, killing 1, injuring 6 A construction crane, apparently toppled by high winds, collapsed onto an apartment house in Dallas on Sunday and sliced through five floors of the building, killing at least one person and injuring six others, a city fire and rescue spokesman said....
02:52, 06/10/2019

Dallas residents displaced by collapsed tower crane still can't get belongings Hundreds of Dallas residents displaced by a tower crane that fell on their apartment building don't know when they will be able to retrieve their belongings....
07:13, 06/23/2019

Mayor Pete Buttigieg Faces Anti-Gay Hecklers in Dallas Presidential candidate and South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg was heckled by several anti-gay protesters at a campaign event in Dallas on Friday night. Buttigieg, the first openly gay man to run for President, was speaking at an event hosted by t...
18:26, 05/04/2019

Dallas photographer captures dramatic photos of active shooter Dallas Morning News photographer Tom Fox captured an attempted shooting at the Earle Cabell federal courthouse in Dallas.        ...
16:52, 06/18/2019

Catholic bishop challenges Dallas police affidavit accuracy The Roman Catholic bishop of the Dallas diocese has challenged the accuracy of a Dallas police affidavit's allegations that the diocese had "thwarted" its investigation of past sexual misconduct by priests....
04:26, 05/18/2019

Dallas Zoo giraffe named after Cowboys’ Jason Witten dies DALLAS (AP) — Officials say a 1-year-old giraffe at the Dallas Zoo that was named after Cowboys tight end Jason Witten died during a medical exam. Zoo officials tweeted that Witten the giraffe stopped breathing Monday during a medical exam to prepare...
19:00, 06/19/2019

Two transgender women have been killed and a third stabbed in the past seven months in Dallas Dallas police are investigating whether the killing of two transgender woman and the assault of third over the past seven months are related, authorities said Tuesday....
09:00, 05/22/2019

Man in body armor fires shots outside federal building in Dallas Video has emerged of a man clad in body armor who fired several shots with a rifle outside a federal building in Dallas before being wounded by police and taken into custody, according to reports. In the footage tweeted by a KDFW editor, the man is s...
17:39, 06/17/2019

Dallas police: Fatal shooting by officer goes to grand jury Dallas police are referring a shooting in which a suburban officer killed a vehicle theft suspect to a grand jury after reviewing evidence and interviewing witnesses....
06:52, 06/20/2019

Crane collapses on Dallas apartment building: 1 dead, at least 6 injured The collapse occurred while the Dallas area was under a severe thunderstorm watch with wind speeds that could exceed 70 mph.        ...
08:26, 06/10/2019

4 with critical, serious injuries after Dallas crane collapse that killed woman Utilities worked Monday to restore power to parts of North Texas that was knocked out by a storm that toppled a crane in Dallas that killed at least one person, officials said....
22:13, 06/10/2019

Yankees’ ailing rotation wouldn’t turn down Dallas Keuchel’s help Much like everyone else in baseball, CC Sabathia is interested in seeing where Dallas Keuchel lands, now that there’s no draft-pick compensation attached to the left-handed free agent and it is likely Keuchel will have a new home soon. “All I know is...
17:52, 06/04/2019

Dallas, Little Rock, Indianapolis at risk for severe weather, flooding After tornadoes over the southern Plains on Tuesday, more severe weather is in store Wednesday to Thursday over a more broad area of the central United States. The risks include isolated tornadoes....
19:13, 05/01/2019

Police: Body of transgender woman pulled from Dallas lake Dallas police say a transgender woman's body was pulled from a lake over the weekend, the latest death of a transgender person to attract the attention of law enforcement officers in the North Texas city....
02:39, 06/04/2019

A Transgender Woman Who Was Attacked in Dallas Last Month Has Been Found Dead When Muhlaysia Booker was attacked in April, it made headlines. One month later, she was shot and killed. The police have not linked the two episodes....
10:00, 05/20/2019

Here's A Fun Activity To Do While Your Team Doesn't Sign Dallas Keuchel Or Craig Kimbrel When Sunday, June 2, turns to Monday, June 3, the 30 Major League Baseball teams that declined to sign 2015 American League Cy Young Award winner Dallas Keuchel and seven-time All-Star closer Craig Kimbrel as free agents last winter will simultaneous...
06:39, 05/30/2019

Dallas crane collapse probed as apartment residents forced to relocate Hundreds of apartment residents will be forced to relocate in Dallas after a powerful windstorm toppled a crane onto the building, killing one woman and injuring five others....
19:52, 06/11/2019

Sprint begins 5G service in Atlanta, Dallas, Houston, and Kansas City The fourth-place U.S. carrier has launched its 5G network across four initial U.S. cities, with several more scheduled to come online shortly.Read More...
18:26, 05/30/2019

Dallas transgender woman who was assaulted on video found dead: police A transgender woman whose brutal beating in Dallas was recorded on video last month was found fatally shot and lying face down in the road on Saturday, authorities said....
13:00, 05/20/2019

Police raid Catholic offices in Dallas as part of sex abuse inquiry Dallas police on Wednesday raided the local headquarters for the Catholic diocese and two other buildings associated with the church, looking for records and evidence related to a child sex abuse case, officials said....
21:13, 05/15/2019

Bryce Dallas Howard teases more familiar cameos for Jurassic World 3 The best moments of the first Jurassic World were when it directly called back to the original Jurassic Park movies (an old pair of night vision goggles has never been more crowd-pleasing), and so the sequel, Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, leaned in...
03:26, 06/04/2019

Man Arrested in Killing of Black Trans Woman in Dallas, Muhlaysia Booker Dallas Police have arrested a man they believe to be responsible for killing three women in Dallas, including Muhlaysia Booker, a black trans woman whose death drew national attention last month....
17:13, 06/13/2019

Southwest Airlines: A day in the life of crew members at Dallas Love Field Southwest Airlines and photographer Jeremy Dwyer-Lindgren take you behind the scenes of Dallas Love Field Airport on April 29, 2019.       ...
21:52, 06/12/2019

UFC fighter Macy Chiasson says she's homeless after Dallas crane crashed into her building UFC fighter Macy Chiasson said Tuesday a crane that collapsed in Dallas over the weekend has left her homeless and that she has filed a lawsuit against the operator and two apartment buildings....
02:00, 06/13/2019

Man Charged With Murdering 3 in Dallas, Including Muhlaysia Booker, a Transgender Woman Kendrell Lavar Lyles is also a “person of interest” in the killing of Chynal Lindsey, a transgender woman who was pulled from White Rock Lake on June 1, the police said....
07:26, 06/13/2019

Yankees favorites to land free-agent pitcher Dallas Keuchel Former Houston Astros pitcher Dallas Keuchel may not be a free agent much longer. The New York Yankees have reportedly emerged as the front-runner to sign the two-time All-Star....
00:52, 06/05/2019

American Airlines cancels 200+ flights Monday after Dallas area storms A Sunday storm in the Dallas-Fort Worth area has snowballed into 200+ cancellations heading into Monday, one of the week's busiest travel days.       ...
22:00, 06/10/2019

Where will Craig Kimbrel and Dallas Keuchel sign? Breaking down the five best landing spots Teams in contention will be pursuing Kimbrel and Keuchel hard this week and each should have a range of options.        ...
21:39, 06/04/2019

Golf: South Korea's Kang bolts clear in Dallas with sparkling 61 South Korea's Sung Kang shot a magnificent 10-under 61 in tough conditions to vault to a four-stroke halfway lead at the AT&T Byron Nelson in his home-town Dallas on Friday....
03:39, 05/11/2019

Masked gunman, 22, who opened fire outside Dallas courthouse was Army vet, authorities say The 22-year-old masked gunman who was shot in an exchange of gunfire with federal officers outside a federal courthouse in Dallas had been discharged from the Army, and wasn’t the subject of any investigation....
03:26, 06/18/2019

Overwatch League clears another hurdle with sold-out ‘Homestand Weekend’ near Dallas With designs on rooting its franchises in fixed locations around the globe, similar to traditional sports teams, the Overwatch League sold out two days at an arena with a seating capacity of 4,500....
02:52, 04/30/2019

One dead and six injured in Dallas crane collapse amid severe thunderstorms Witness: crane ‘fell straight through’ apartment buildingNames of injured and woman who died not knownA woman has died and at least six people were injured when a crane collapsed on to an apartment building in Dallas amid severe thunderstorms early o...
05:52, 06/10/2019

Strange odor slows Dallas-Fort Worth Airport to a crawl At least 100 flights at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport were delayed Thursday after some employees were evacuated from an air traffic control facility due to a strange odor, according to reports. “We are continuing to provide air traffic serv...
23:52, 05/16/2019

Yankees watching Dallas Keuchel closely as league interest ramps up KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Yankees hope to get some additions to their banged-up rotation soon and still have their eyes on free agent Dallas Keuchel. They were on hand when he threw a simulated game in front of scouts from a handful of teams in Newport ...
04:26, 05/27/2019

UFC Fighter Macy Chiasson's Apartment Destroyed In Dallas Crane Collapse [Update] A construction crane collapsed amid fierce thunderstorms in Dallas, Texas on Sunday, falling onto a nearby apartment building and parking garage, killing 29-year-old Kiersten Symone Smith, and displacing dozens of residents. One of the people affecte...
10:39, 06/12/2019

Dallas Cowboys star Ezekiel Elliott to pay for funeral of 8th-grade football player Dallas Cowboys star running back Ezekiel Elliott will pay for the funeral of a 14-year-old football player who died over the weekend after being stuck by a stray bullet at a party near St. Louis, the team confirmed Wednesday....
09:26, 05/09/2019

Kendrell Lavar Lyles arrested in connection with killings of transgender women in Dallas A man was arrested in connection with the slayings of two transgender women in Dallas — including one who was seen being attacked in an online video weeks before her death, cops said. Kendrell Lavar Lyles, 34, was charged with three counts of murder ...
05:52, 06/13/2019

Dallas Stars goalie Ben Bishop injured on shot, and St. Louis Blues score while he is down Blues defenseman Colton Parayko's big shot hit Stars goalie Ben Bishop in the collarbone; St. Louis kept control of puck and scored with Bishop down.        ...
03:26, 05/06/2019

Fantasy Football: Amari Cooper now 'main vein' of Dallas' passing attack Amari Cooper's Fantasy value improved after being traded to the Cowboys last season. Jamey Eisenberg caught up with Cooper this offseason and looks at his outlook for 2019....
01:52, 05/25/2019

Game 7 picks: Will St. Louis Blues or Dallas Stars win and reach conference finals? USA TODAY Sports NHL panel picks whether the St. Louis Blues or Dallas Stars will move on to the Western Conference final after Tuesday's Game 7.        ...
16:39, 05/07/2019

Ezekiel Elliott needed just five words to respond to Dallas Cowboys reducing his workload Ezekiel Elliott hasn't asked for a workload reduction, but Dallas Cowboys coaches indicate they'll reduce his carries anyway.        ...
21:26, 05/16/2019

Dallas police looking into similarities in cases of 2 transgender women fatally shot, third stabbed Dallas police said they have not directly linked the cases at this time but that there are similarities they want the public to be aware of.        ...
16:39, 05/22/2019

Dallas shooting: Man killed in shootout at federal courthouse was recent college grad A 22-year-old man suspected of opening fire on a federal courthouse in Dallas was a recent graduate of Del Mar College.        ...
14:13, 06/18/2019

Dallas Mavericks star Kristaps Porzingis involved in altercation at club in Latvia A video emerged showing a bloodied and angry Kristaps Porzingis outside of a club in Latvia, and the NBA and the Mavs are looking into the incident.        ...
01:00, 05/13/2019

Sprint 5G network launches today in Atlanta, Dallas, Houston and Kansas City Sprint has officially launched its 5G network in a handful of US cities: Texas, Georgia and Kansas/Missouri today, with aims to expand to more including Los Angeles and New York City by the end of 2019. The carrier is the third to join the 5G race th...
01:39, 05/31/2019

Transgender woman recently assaulted on camera found shot dead in Dallas Body of Muhlaysia Booker was found in a street on Saturday and no suspect has been identified, police saidA 23-year-old transgender woman who was seen on a widely circulated video being beaten in front of a crowd of people has been found shot dead in...
18:39, 05/20/2019

#SayHerName: Chynal Lindsey Is the 3rd Black Trans Woman Killed in Dallas in Less Than a Year Chynal Lindsey was just 26 years old when her body was pulled from White Rock Lake in Dallas on Saturday, in what i believed to be the second death of a black trans woman in the city in less than a month, and the third in less than a year....
04:39, 06/05/2019

Best speech to text app of 2019 While speech-to-text used to be specifically only for desktops, the development of mobile devices and the explosion of easily accessible apps means that transcription can now be carried out on a smartphone or tablet. This has made speech-to-text...
08:39, 06/20/2019

Gay BYU student comes out in valedictorian speech A gay student who came out during a valedictorian speech at Mormon-owned Brigham Young University said Monday he hopes the speech helps ease loneliness felt by other LGBTQ students at the school. (April 29)        ...
02:26, 04/30/2019

Madonna's emotional speech While being honored at GLAAD's 30th Annual Media Awards Saturday night, Madonna took the chance to explain why she has long identified with the LGBTQ community....
09:26, 05/06/2019

Watch: Patrick Maroon nets winner as St. Louis Blues beat Dallas Stars St. Louis Blues forward Patrick Maroon flicked a puck over Dallas Stars goalie Ben Bishop with under two minutes left to seal a 4-3 win Monday night....
01:52, 05/01/2019

Dallas Cowboys Running Back Ezekiel Elliott to Pay for Funeral of 14-Year-Old Football Star Anyone that watched 8th-grader Jaylon McKenzie play football would tell you he was going to be a star. He dashed between defenders with ease. He ran for touchdowns like a gazelle on the open plains. Despite only being in the 8th grade, he was already...
04:00, 05/10/2019

Dallas Stars' Ben Bishop, struck in collarbone by puck, allows controversial goal as Game 7 looms A controversial goal late in Game 6 between the St. Louis Blues and Dallas Stars was the talking point after the Blues won the game, 4-1, to force a Game 7....
19:00, 05/06/2019

Inside Dallas Cowboys’ decision to draft Trysten Hill despite attitude concerns at UCF Dallas Cowboys top draft choice Trysten Hill had a difficult time adjusting to a coaching change at UFC from Scott Frost to Josh Heupel.        ...
12:13, 05/08/2019

Dallas Cowboys' Ezekiel Elliott detained at Las Vegas music festival after altercation: report Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott was reportedly detained at a Las Vegas music festival Saturday after he allegedly shoved a security guard to the ground....
20:39, 05/20/2019

Dallas gunman flashed ammo, warned of approaching ‘storm’ in bizarre Facebook posts A gunman who opened fire on a Dallas courthouse on Monday morning shared photos of ammunition and warned of an approaching “storm” on Facebook days before he was killed by police in the firefight. Clad in tactical gear and carrying 150 ro...
03:13, 06/18/2019

Crane collapses on Dallas apartment building amid strong winds; at least 1 woman dead A crane collapsed onto an apartment building in Dallas amid strong winds Sunday afternoon, killing one woman and injuring six other people, two critically, rescuers said....
01:39, 06/10/2019

Atlanta Braves agree to terms on deal with 2015 Cy Young winner Dallas Keuchel A day after Craig Kimbrel finally found a team, Dallas Keuchel's free agency came to a close as the 2015 Cy Young winner agreed to join the Braves.        ...
09:26, 06/07/2019

Dallas Mavericks Owner Mark Cuban Might Run for President Since He Doesn't Think Anyone Can Beat Trump in 2020 It makes sense that after Donald Trump’s improbable, Russian special sauce win for the Iron Throne—aka the White House—any loudmouth, rich, white guy believes he has a shot at being president....
01:00, 05/16/2019

Man arrested in slayings of three Dallas women, including transgender woman; person of interest in another death DALLAS (AP) — Man arrested in slayings of three Dallas women, including transgender woman; person of interest in another death....
04:00, 06/13/2019

Dallas Cowboys bolster depth after Amari Cooper trade meant no first-rounder in NFL draft How the 2019 NFL draft played out lent further credibility to the Dallas Cowboys' blockbuster trade for Amari Cooper.        ...
03:39, 04/29/2019

Man pleads guilty to sending ‘white powder,’ threatening letters to OkCupid’s Dallas office A Massachusetts man pleaded guilty Thursday to sending threatening letters – one of which included white powder – to the Dallas office of the popular dating service OkCupid in 2017....
11:26, 06/21/2019

When mom in hospital couldn't attend daughter's graduation, they brought the ceremony to her Bridget Perez is awaiting a lung transplant and wouldn't have been able to attend her daughter's high school graduation        ...
19:52, 05/22/2019

'Dreams do come true': 90-year-old woman will get her degree at college graduation ceremony Dorismae Weber,90, will walk at UNR's graduation, 45 years after graduating and after a life as a trailblazer including as part of "League of Their Own" team        ...
07:00, 05/18/2019

Texas family receives Styrofoam prop cake from Walmart in place of graduation cake A Texas woman was shocked when she cut into her daughter’s graduation cake over the weekend only to find that their local Walmart provided the family with a prop cake made of Styrofoam instead....
16:13, 06/04/2019

High school student's graduation cap sends people to a list of school shooting victims One high school student decorated her graduation cap with a QR code that led people to a list of high school shooting victims.        ...
22:26, 05/15/2019

Principal, school superintendent bring student's graduation to dying mom's hospital room Noah Siets walked down the hospital corridor to his mother's room in his cap and gown, as "Pomp and Circumstance" played from an iPhone.        ...
06:26, 05/24/2019

Meet DW's champions of free speech DW Freedom works to promote greater freedom of speech and the media around the world by raising awareness of the detention and intimidation of journalists, activists and bloggers. Meet some of them....
19:13, 05/21/2019

The baby boy’s speech has suddenly exploded. But what is he saying? All of a sudden, he’s gone far beyond mere ‘bababababa’ and ‘plpplpplpplp’After 10 months of patient silence, this week saw an explosion in my son’s vocabulary, as his wayward mash of vowels and consonants gave way to a torrent of altogether more def...
18:13, 05/19/2019

Looking for Free Speech in Russia? Try YouTube The online video site has become a primary information source for tens of millions in a country where television avoids topics uncongenial to the government....
00:26, 06/10/2019

Hear Me Out: Trump Speech Karaoke I came within a bladed edge of red death when I went out for karaoke one night last winter, but I do not hold that against karaoke. Karaoke is good sloppy fun, and it gives me a chance to dazzle the world with my signature rendition of “Purple Rain.”...
22:39, 06/14/2019

U.N. targets hate speech with new strategy U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday unveiled a new strategy to confront hate speech, which he warned was a precursor to the Holocaust, and genocides in Bosnia, Cambodia and Rwanda....
04:39, 06/19/2019

Here's what investors are watching for from the Boeing CEO's speech CNBC's Phil LeBeau joins "Squawk Box" to give a preview of Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg's speech at the Bernstein Strategic Decisions Conference....
14:26, 05/29/2019

A PR expert explains what the Boeing CEO should say in his big speech Dean Crutchfield, founder of Crutchfield & Partners, joins "Squawk Box" to discuss what investors hope to hear from Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg at the Bernstein Strategic Decisions Conference....
01:52, 05/30/2019

Sprint launches mobile 5G network in Atlanta, Dallas-Fort Worth, Houston and Kansas City Sprint is still hoping to receive regulatory approval to merge with T-Mobile. But for now, it is proceeding independently as it rolls out speedy 5G.        ...
18:13, 05/30/2019

Fire official: One person dead and at least six injured when a crane fell on a Dallas apartment building during a storm DALLAS (AP) — Fire official: One person dead and at least six injured when a crane fell on a Dallas apartment building during a storm....
02:00, 06/10/2019

Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard to reprise 'Jurassic World' roles for Universal ride Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard are set to reprise their "Jurassic World" roles in Universal Studios Hollywood's upcoming "Jurassic World" thrill ride....
06:13, 05/25/2019

The Latest: Excerpts from Trump’s D-Day speech released LIMERICK, Ireland (AP) — The Latest on Trump attending D-Day commemorations (all times local): 8:55 a.m. President Donald Trump will tell those commemorating the 75th anniversary of D-Day on Thursday that American and allied forces who stormed the be...
10:26, 06/06/2019

Bow Down to Hannah Brown After Her Epic Bachelorette Speech WOW. Just...wow. Just when we were sitting here still trying to figure out why Hannah has kept Luke P. on The Bachelorette through all this madness, she finally explained it and called......
17:00, 06/18/2019

12-year-old reporter gives commencement speech at university A 12-year-old reporter who runs a newspaper in Pennsylvania has delivered the commencement address at West Virginia University's Reed College of Media....
00:52, 05/11/2019

Microsoft AI creates realistic speech with little training Text-to-speech conversion is becoming increasingly clever, but there's a problem: it can still take plenty of training time and resources to produce natural-sounding output. Microsoft and Chinese researchers might have a more effective way. Th...
06:13, 05/27/2019

AI can detect depression in children’s speech: study Artificial Intelligence could soon be used to spot signs of depression in humans who are too young to articulate their emotions. While experts estimate approximately one in five children suffer from “internalizing disorders” such as anxiety and depre...
03:39, 05/08/2019

Google trains its AI to accommodate speech impairments For most users, voice assistants are helpful tools. But for the millions of people with speech impairments caused by neurological conditions, voice assistants can be yet another frustrating challenge. Google wants to change that. At its I/O developer...
05:26, 05/08/2019

When And Where To Watch Nirmala Sitharaman's First Budget Speech India Budget 2019: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman's budget speech will begin around 11:00 am on July 5. The Budget speech will be closely watched by individuals, corporates, economist, taxpayers......
23:52, 06/13/2019

Trump to deliver immigration speech Thursday WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will deliver an immigration speech on Thursday. Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner has been working to finalize a plan that focuses on border security and changes to the legal immigratio...
21:26, 05/15/2019

YouTubers petition for free speech after AKK criticism The head of Germany's CDU is facing a backlash after suggesting there should be "rules" for influential online bloggers during election campaigns. Thousands signed a petition calling for an end to attacks on free speech....
06:39, 05/29/2019

Valedictorian barred from giving speech after he planned to use it to come out as gay A valedictorian from a Wisconsin Lutheran high school was reportedly blocked by school officials from giving his graduation speech once they learned he planned to use the remarks to come out as gay. “In the rough draft of my speech that I submi...
05:39, 06/05/2019

Dallas courthouse shooter’s disturbing Facebook posts paint troubling picture as search for motive continues A disturbing picture emerged Tuesday of 22-year-old Dallas shooter Brian Isaack Clyde, with the Army veteran's social media posts providing a glimpse into the man who -- for some reason -- opened fire with a rifle outside of a federal courthouse yest...
19:52, 06/18/2019

DW Freedom of Speech Award presented to Anabel Hernandez The exiled Mexican journalist has received Deutschen Welle's Freedom of Speech Award at the Global Media Forum. In her acceptance speech, she issued a warning against organized crime and a plea for truth....
23:00, 05/27/2019

Climate protesters interrupt speech by UK finance minister Climate change protesters briefly interrupted a high-profile speech by British Finance Minister Philip Hammond to leaders of the country's financial services industry on Thursday....
06:39, 06/21/2019

Sanders: Trump speech lies, distortions, nonsense Democratic Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders described President Trump's Tuesday night speech as "an hour-and-a-half speech of lies, distortions and total, absolute nonsense." Trump declared his 2020 election campaign on Tuesday night. (June...
10:39, 06/19/2019

Venezuela web blackout lifted minutes before Maduro speech The Venezuelan regime is clamping down on social media as president Nicolas Maduro battles opposition leader Juan Guaido's calls for a popular uprising....
13:52, 05/01/2019

Bernie Sanders to defend his brand of socialism in speech Presidential contender will outline his political philosophy and accuse Trump of profiting from ‘corporate socialism’Bernie Sanders, draping himself in the progressive tradition of Franklin Roosevelt, is poised to defend his political philosophy in a...
02:39, 06/12/2019

YouTube will remove some hate speech and conspiracy videos YouTube has updated its hate speech policy to ban more types of videos from its platform. They explicitly include those promoting or glorifying Nazi ideology or deny that certain events including the Holocaust or the Sandy Hook shooting took place. A...
22:13, 06/05/2019

In Pranab Mukherjee's Speech, A Hint Seen For President Kovind Former President Pranab Mukherjee appears to have subtly thrown shade at his successor Ram Nath Kovind, who voted on May 12 along with the rest of Delhi in the sixth phase of the national election....
17:52, 05/22/2019

In Harvard Speech, Merkel Rebukes Trump’s Worldview in All but Name Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany told the Harvard graduates of 2019 to be “outward looking, not isolationist,” and not “describe lies as truth and truth as lies.”...
04:13, 05/31/2019

Steve Bannon: ‘We went back and forth’ on the themes of Johnson’s big speech In a London hotel, the far-right activist told how he had exchanged texts with the former foreign secretary on his big resignation speechOn 16 July last year, days after his resignation as foreign secretary, the Daily Telegraph gave most of its front...
00:00, 06/23/2019

Facebook bans several people cited for hate speech After years of pressure to crack down on hate and bigotry, Facebook has banned Louis Farrakhan, Alex Jones and other extremists, saying they violated its ban on “dangerous individuals.” (May 3)        ...
18:00, 05/04/2019

Merkel uses Harvard commencement speech to swipe at Trump German Chancellor Angela Merkel gave the commencement speech at Harvard University on Thursday where she made not-so-subtle swipes at President Trump. ...
12:39, 05/31/2019

Opinion: Merkel's Harvard speech is noteworthy for what she didn't say German Chancellor Angela Merkel's poignant and personal commencement speech at Harvard University was also a thinly veiled appeal to reject Trumpism. But more interesting than what she said was what she did not say....
04:00, 05/31/2019

Biden, Now the Front-Runner, Gives First Speech as 2020 Candidate The former vice president, appearing in a region undergoing political realignment, vowed to revive the middle class and stressed the importance of Pennsylvania in the election....
00:00, 04/30/2019

Reggie Fils-Aime Gives First Speech Since Leaving Nintendo Reggie Fils-Aime, who retired from Nintendo after spending 15 years at the video game company, will deliver the commencement address at the Ringling College of Art and Design in Sarasota, Florida later today....
22:00, 05/09/2019

Queen Elizabeth II gives moving speech to commemorate D-Day anniversary Queen Elizabeth II quoted her father King George VI during a moving D-Day remembrance speech in Portsmouth, England.        ...
19:39, 06/05/2019

UN launches plan to combat escalating hate speech Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is launching a plan to combat hate speech and counter what he calls “a groundswell of xenophobia, racism and intolerance, violent misogyny, anti-Semitism and anti-Muslim hatred” around the world...
23:52, 06/18/2019

Germany: Dozens of raids over online hate speech Police have said they carried out searches in 13 federal states over crimes like incitement and the use of banned symbols. Authorities have struggled to enforce Germany's strict hate speech laws on social media....
18:52, 06/06/2019

The Latest: Cardinal rebukes Farrakhan, priest over speech CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on Nation of Islam leader Minister Louis Farrakhan’s speech denying allegations of anti-Semitism, misogyny and homophobia (all times local): 7:30 p.m. Chicago Cardinal Blase Cupich (blayz SOO’-pich) has condemned...
08:52, 05/11/2019

Principal: I accidentally plagiarized Ashton Kutcher speech PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia principal accused of plagiarizing Ashton Kutcher in an address to his school’s graduating class says he didn’t mean to use someone else’s work. The News and Sentinel reports Parkersburg High...
14:13, 05/31/2019

Theresa May tearfully QUITS as PM in emotional speech outside Number 10 THERESA May broke down in tears as she resigned as Prime Minister in an emotional speech at Downing Street after failing to unite the Tories over Brexit....
09:00, 05/25/2019

Stocks Gain, Yields Slip After Dovish ECB Speech European stocks reversed early losses and bond yields dropped after European Central Bank President Mario Draghi raised the possibility of fresh stimulus for the eurozone.....
12:39, 06/18/2019

The Phrase That Stood Out For Anand Mahindra From PM's Parliament Speech After delivering a landslide win for BJP-led NDA, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday addressed the newly elected lawmakers at the Central Hall of the parliament. A particular phrase from the......
03:00, 05/27/2019

Trump: Conway's right to free speech under attack; he won't fire her President Donald Trump said he won't fire White House counselor Kellyanne Conway and the accusations against her are an attempt to take away her right to free speech....
17:52, 06/14/2019

Theresa May Brexit speech: What happens next for the Prime Minister and her deal? Theresa May has set out a 10-point compromise package ahead of another attempt to secure approval for a deal which has already been rejected three times by MPs....
00:39, 05/22/2019

Google's Translatotron can translate speech in the speaker's voice Speaking another language may be getting easier. Google is showing off Translatotron, a first-of-its-kind translation model that can directly convert speech from one language into another while maintaining a speaker's voice and cadence. The tool...
22:00, 05/15/2019

Teach Your Kids How to Respond to Hate Speech Online The main thing that’s keeping me from allowing my eight-year-old son to join all his friends on popular online multiplayer games isn’t a fear that he’s going to give personal information away to creeps. It’s that I don’t want him exposed to the hate...
20:39, 05/14/2019

Joe Biden to kick off presidential bid with speech to union workers Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden will hold his first event as a presidential candidate in Pittsburgh on Monday, speaking before union members whose endorsements may be key in the primary race....
15:00, 04/29/2019

Trump uses energy speech to mock 2020 Democrats President Donald Trump used an official government speech at a liquefied natural gas export facility to handicap his potential 2020 Democratic opponents and attack the Green New Deal proposal for aggressively cutting carbon emissions. (May 14)  ...
00:26, 05/15/2019

Microsoft’s AI generates realistic speech with only 200 training samples In a newly published paper, Microsoft researchers describe a state-of-the-art AI speech system that needs only 200 samples to achieve high accuracy.Read More...
18:52, 05/23/2019

Trump protesters rally at gay bar blocks from arena speech ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Opponents of President Donald Trump’s reelection announcement in Florida are launching their protests at a nearby gay bar where a mariachi band and a drag queen will perform. Organizers of the “Win With Love RallyR...
09:26, 06/18/2019

Principal accused of copying Kutcher speech is suspended PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia principal accused of plagiarizing Ashton Kutcher in an address to his school’s graduating class has been suspended without pay for five days. The News and Sentinel reports that Parkersburg High School P...
17:00, 06/12/2019

Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire: On Dallas Keuchel's deal with the Braves, emerging saves sources and struggling aces The Dallas Keuchel deal dominated headlines on a day when Max Kepler hit three home runs and Trevor Bauer, Patrick Corbin, and Caleb Smith all continued to struggle. Scott White looks at winners and losers....
19:13, 06/07/2019

Report On PM's Barmer Speech Sent To Poll Body: District Authorities The district polls authorities in Rajasthan's Barmer on Monday said a factual report has been submitted to the Election Commission following allegations by the Congress that Prime Minister Narendra......
12:13, 04/29/2019

Japan’s Naruhito in 1st speech vows to stay close to people Emperor Naruhito inherited Imperial regalia and seals as proof of his succession to the throne and pledged to follow his father’s example in devoting himself to peace and staying close to the people...
06:26, 05/01/2019

Romney subtly scolds Trump in first Senate floor speech Sen. Mitt Romney used his first speech on the Senate floor to offer a defense of alliances abroad and a plea to avoid divisive conspiracy theories — an indirect rebuke of President Donald Trump who has done neither.Romney’s maiden floor speech comes ...
19:39, 06/04/2019

Clinton assails Trump on Mueller probe in speech to NY grads NEW YORK (AP) — Hillary Clinton has assailed President Donald Trump at a commencement speech, saying he ignored the special counsel’s findings on Russian attempts to interfere in the 2016 election. The Democrat who lost to Trump addressed Hunte...
02:52, 05/30/2019

Pelicans stop skid thanks to Gentry speech, Davis high "Anthony Davis shoulders Pelicans with season high in victory over Dallas Mavericks following tongue-lashing from head coach Alvin Gentry at the half …"...
14:13, 05/01/2019

Bryan Cranston’s Tony speech: ‘The media isn’t the enemy of the people’ Bryan Cranston’s “mad as hell” acceptance speech could have gone very wrong Sunday night at the 73rd annual Tony Awards ceremony. As the actor took to the podium to accept his best actor trophy for his performance as TV news man How...
17:39, 06/10/2019

White House does not need a 'strongman,' Hickenlooper says in 2020 policy speech Former Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper on Monday said there is an "authoritarian mentality" in the White House and the United States does not need its own "strongman," as he delivered the first major foreign policy address among two dozen Democ...
22:00, 05/20/2019

For "ABCD Speech", An Election Commission Warning To Maneka Gandhi Weeks after Union Minister Maneka Gandhi threatened to neglect places in Sultanpur that do not vote for her en masse in the Lok Sabha polls, the Election Commission today warned her against making......
16:52, 04/29/2019

New Zealand MP gets security cover after threats over hate speech debate A New Zealand lawmaker was given a security escort on Tuesday after threats against her by white supremacists opposed to her views on hate speech, a rare precaution in a country where politicians mingle freely with the public....
12:39, 05/21/2019

Trump stays on after commencement speech, shakes hands with 1,000 cadets President Trump stayed after his commencement speech at the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs Thursday to shake hands with 1,000 graduating cadets....
12:39, 05/31/2019

Pence puts off China speech ahead of Trump-Xi talks The decision came a week ahead of what could be pivotal talks between Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping on the sidelines of a G20 summit in Osaka, Japan about tariffs on hundreds of billions of dollars' worth of each other's goods....
00:00, 06/22/2019

Scientists turn brain signals into speech, may help people who cannot talk People robbed of the ability to talk due to a stroke or another medical condition may soon have real hope of regaining a voice thanks to technology that harnesses brain activity to produce synthesized speech, researchers said on Wednesday....
14:49, 04/28/2019

World Cup 2019: Brazil's Marta gives emotional speech to next generation Brazil legend Marta gives an emotional speech calling on her country's young players to follow in her generation's footsteps after their last-16 World Cup elimination to France....
13:39, 06/24/2019

"Yelling Expletive At Cop Free Speech, Not Grounds For Arrest": US Court The mere act of yelling an expletive at a police officer is constitutionally protected speech and not grounds for arrest, a federal appeals court ruled Monday....
14:26, 06/04/2019

Mind-reading device uses AI to turn brainwaves into audible speech People's brainwaves have been converted into speech using electrodes on the brain. The method could one day help people speak who have lost the ability...
14:49, 04/28/2019

Scientists Use Artificial Intelligence to Turn Brain Signals Into Speech Scientists have harnessed artificial intelligence to translate brain signals into speech, in a step toward brain implants that one day could let people with impaired abilities speak their minds, according to a new study....
18:39, 04/28/2019

Hollywood has its free-speech moment in fight over movie spoilers Content creators have been trying to restrain what critics and consumers say about their movies online, particularly when it comes to plot revelations. Many in the media have pushed back....
05:00, 05/23/2019

Confident Trump handicaps Democratic field during energy speech President Donald Trump came to southern Louisiana on Tuesday to extol the benefits of U.S. energy production but could not resist a slashing critique of the Democrats battling to face him in the 2020 presidential race....
05:52, 05/15/2019

Biden slams Trump on trade, China during Iowa speech Speaking in Iowa hours ahead of U.S. President Donald Trump, Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden ripped the Republican president's trade policies, saying that farmers were being caught in the crossfire between the United States and China....
02:26, 06/12/2019

Toxic Speech Floods Australian Campaign. Here’s Why Some See Signs of Hope. Hateful commentary, mostly dug up from politicians’ social media feeds, has toppled at least six candidates for Parliament. Shameful? A sign of progress? Or both?...
01:00, 05/09/2019

BJP Should Be Called Bharatiya Jumla Party: Manish Sisodia On PM's Speech Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia described Prime Minister Narendra Modi's speech in Delhi on Wednesday as "jumlebaazi" (rhetoric), saying the real name of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)......
02:26, 05/09/2019

On-device speech recognition may make smart assistants more appealing Google unveiled the next-generation Google Assistant at I/O 2019, featuring an on-device speech recognition model-bypassing the need to upload voice samples to cloud systems....
19:00, 05/09/2019

Singapore's anti-fake news law could muzzle free speech Singapore has recently joined the list of countries seeking to protect their citizens from harmful online content. But many complain the government's move "criminalizes free speech" and encourages self-censorship....
18:52, 06/06/2019

Trump uses energy speech in Louisiana to criticize Democratic candidates U.S. President Donald Trump came to southern Louisiana on Tuesday to extol the benefits of U.S. energy production but could not resist a slashing critique of the Democrats battling to face him in the 2020 presidential race....
18:39, 05/15/2019

Principal accused of plagiarizing Ashton Kutcher speech is suspended PARKERSBURG, W.Va. — A West Virginia, principal accused of plagiarizing Ashton Kutcher in an address to his school’s graduating class has been suspended without pay for five days. The News and Sentinel reports Parkersburg High School Principal ...
13:52, 06/12/2019

Trump Takes Over July 4 Celebration; Changes Venue, May Deliver Speech President Donald Trump has effectively taken charge of the nation's premier Fourth of July celebration in Washington, moving the gargantuan fireworks display from its usual spot on the Mall to be......
07:39, 05/11/2019

Bryan Cranston Praises Journalists in Tony Awards Speech “The media is not the enemy of the people,” said Mr. Cranston, who won best leading actor in a play for his performance as a journalist in “Network.”...
17:39, 06/12/2019

Pete Buttigieg Confronts Race and Identity in Speech to Gay Group Speaking at a fund-raiser for L.G.B.T. causes, Mr. Buttigieg warned that identity politics was corrosive and urged greater unity among historically oppressed groups....
11:13, 05/12/2019

Four years after Trump’s candidacy speech, eyewitnesses share memories Trump Tower speech was filled with the lies, offensive comments and bombastic energy that has come to define his presidencyGiven everything that has happened in the past four years, it might not be a huge surprise to learn that the first words of Don...
13:13, 06/14/2019

Some Facebook content reviewers will focus solely on hate speech Facebook isn't just interested in cracking down on fake accounts. While discussing the firm's latest Community Standards Enforcement Report, company VP Justin Osofsky revealed during a call that the social network will run a pilot program ...
01:00, 05/24/2019

Rosenstein calls Comey a 'partisan pundit' in revealing speech Rod Rosenstein took aim at James Comey Monday, calling him a "partisan pundit" in prepared remarks for a speech that included the most public retelling yet of the twists and turns of the Russia investigation by the man who oversaw it....
19:00, 05/14/2019

Trump ending Japan trip after Memorial Day speech to troops TOKYO (AP) — President Donald Trump will be heading home from Japan after stopping aboard a U.S. warship to give a Memorial Day speech to U.S. forces. Trump will land Tuesday on two vessels near a base in nearby Yokosuka. One is the Japanese destroye...
05:00, 05/28/2019

Jon Stewart, in a Heated Speech, Slammed Congress’ ‘Disrespect’ for 9/11 Victims Comedian Jon Stewart chastised Congress on Tuesday for failing to act quickly to ensure that the September 11 Victims Compensation Fund does not run out of money. Stewart spoke before a House Judiciary subcommittee hearing packed with firefighters, p...
02:00, 06/12/2019

Climate protesters interrupt speech by UK finance minister Hammond Climate change protesters briefly interrupted a high-profile speech by British finance minister Philip Hammond to leaders of the country's financial services industry on Thursday....
22:52, 06/20/2019

Researchers detail AI that generates character animations from recorded speech In a newly published preprint paper, researchers detail a machine learning system that maps audio to the facial and lip movements of 3D characters.Read More...
20:26, 05/28/2019

Trump's Big Show On July 4: Patriotic Speech Or Campaign Rally? President Donald Trump plans a speech at the Lincoln Memorial and a possible Air Force One flyover for an amped-up Independence Day celebration in Washington, drawing criticism that he wants to......
01:52, 06/20/2019

Billionaire vows to pay grads’ student loans in commencement speech Now that’s a motivational speech they can really take to the bank. Billionaire tech investor Robert F. Smith stunned college graduates on Sunday as he gave their commencement speech — offering to pay their student debts despite it costing an es...
23:13, 05/19/2019

Grads walk out before Mike Pence’s commencement speech in Indiana Dozens of graduates and faculty have protested the selection of Vice President Mike Pence as the commencement speaker at Taylor University in Indiana by walking out moments before his introduction....
17:26, 05/19/2019

JWoww Praises Son Greyson on His Speech Progress as They Celebrate His 3rd Birthday Jenni "JWoww" Farley is happy to report that her son Greyson Mathews is speaking better than ever as he celebrates his third birthday, following months of therapy to overcome developmental......
18:52, 05/05/2019

Farage could be banned from making European Parliament victory speech Nigel Farage could be temporarily banned from the European Parliament, after he refused to give evidence to an investigation into whether he broke its funding rules....
12:52, 06/05/2019

Madonna gives rousing speech on why she fought for change at Glaad awards Pop icon accepted the advocate for change award and gave both a playful and emotional speech, bringing the audience to its feetMadonna, a pioneer for gay rights, accepted the advocate for change award at the 2019 Glaad media awards, with a rousing sp...
22:00, 05/05/2019

Biden will claim Trump is unfit for office in Iowa speech Joe Biden will go directly after President Trump in a speech in Iowa later Tuesday, claiming the commander-in-chief is unfit for the White House and hitting him over his relationship with authoritarian leaders in Russia and North Korea and his tariff...
17:13, 06/11/2019

Ireland Bars American Pastor Accused of Hate Speech In its first use of a 1999 law, the Irish government denied entry to Steven L. Anderson, an Arizona preacher accused of making anti-Semitic and homophobic statements....
19:26, 05/13/2019

Trump the property baron feels right at home in speech to realtors Real estate agents embraced the president as one of their own, with cheers and whistles – but also boos when he admitted not paying brokers their full percentageWhen Donald Trump addresses coalminers, farmers or Christian evangelicals, even ardent su...
03:26, 05/18/2019

Trump ends Japan trip with Memorial Day speech to soldiers U.S. President Donald Trump will be heading home from Japan Tuesday after stopping aboard a U.S. warship to give a Memorial Day speech to U.S. forces....
10:26, 05/28/2019

Bernie Sanders slams Walmart in speech at shareholder meeting US Sen. Bernie Sanders traveled to Arkansas on Wednesday to blast Walmart for paying “starvation wages.” In a three-minute speech at the retail giant’s annual meeting, the presidential hopeful urged shareholders to press Walmart to nominate a low-wag...
22:52, 06/05/2019

Hafiz Saeed's Brother-In-Law Arrested In Pakistan For Hate Speech Jamaat-ud-Dawa leader and Mumbai terror attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed's brother-in-law Hafiz Abdur Rehman Makki has been arrested for hate speech and criticising the Pakistan government, police said......
16:39, 05/15/2019

Marcia Cross 'grateful to be alive' for daughters' graduation after anal cancer battle "Desperate Housewives" actress Marcia Cross wants to start a conversation about HPV after discovering it was linked to her anal cancer diagnosis.        ...
16:13, 06/10/2019

PM's Speech In Maharashtra Doesn't Violate Model Code: Election Body Prime Minister Narendra Modi's speech at Maharashtra's Wardha, where he accused the Congress of insulting the Hindus through its party chief Rahul Gandhi's candidature from Kerala's Wayanad, does not......
03:39, 05/01/2019

Democrats ask Trump to rethink Independence Day speech as his plans proceed apace Democrats in the U.S. Congress have asked President Donald Trump to reconsider plans for a speech at the Lincoln Memorial during annual Independence Day celebrations, saying it could turn a traditionally non-partisan event into a campaign rally....
01:00, 06/07/2019

Bernie Sanders to make his case for Democratic socialism in major speech Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., is expected to make a speech on Wednesday touting his idea of Democratic socialism, a system promising Medicare-for-all, free public college and a $15-per-hour minimum wage, all of which have caused Republicans to dismiss ...
04:52, 06/12/2019

Brazilian soccer legend Marta gives impassioned speech to young players Brazilian soccer legend Marta gave an impassioned speech to the younger generation after she and her squad lost to France in the knockout stage of the Women’s World Cup on Sunday....
15:00, 06/24/2019

Assange's indictment escalates Trump’s attacks on free speech, experts say Charges against WikiLeaks founder come as Trump assails journalists daily and brands media the ‘enemy of the people’The Trump administration has launched one of the most potent attacks on journalism and the first amendment in US history by indicting ...
20:13, 05/24/2019

'It's important to be nice': Dwayne Johnson urges compassion in MTV awards speech ‘The most powerful thing we can be is ourselves’ says actor on an evening where inclusivity was celebratedDwayne Johnson told fans of the power of compassion and “being ourselves” while accepting a top honour at the MTV Movie and TV awards.“The most ...
15:52, 06/18/2019

Hillary Clinton will give keynote speech at cyber defense summit Former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton will serve as a keynote speaker at the Cyber Defense Summit 2019, the cybersecurity company FireEye announced on Thursday. “We are pleased to announce that Former U.S. Secretary of State Hi...
01:00, 05/31/2019

Facebook Bans Louis Farrakhan, Alex Jones For Hate Speech SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook has banned Louis Farrakhan, Alex Jones and others from its main service and from Instagram, saying they violated the company’s ban against hate and violence. The company said Thursday that it has also banned right-...
22:13, 05/02/2019

Donald Trump’s steam catapult speech grabs headlines in Japan President Donald Trump's preference for steam-powered catapults on U.S. aircraft carriers is drawing attention in Japan, where Trump recently met Prime Minister Shinzo Abe for a multi-day summit....
19:52, 05/29/2019

Pence puts off China speech sequel ahead of Trump-Xi talks U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Friday called off a planned China speech that had been initially cast as a sequel to a blistering broadside he delivered in October, a move aimed to averting increasing tensions with Beijing, a White House official s...
20:13, 06/21/2019

Singapore deputy PM nods to future leadership role in speech to workers Singapore's newly-appointed deputy prime minister hinted at a future leadership role in a speech on Wednesday in which he echoed a pledge made by previous prime ministers to support the city-state's labor movement....
09:52, 05/01/2019

Valedictorian blasts school's staff in commencement speech, claims they failed to help her A California valedictorian used her high school commencement speech last week to accuse office staff of nearly making her lose out on scholarship money, a counselor of never having time for her and another teacher of being consistently drunk in class...
11:39, 06/13/2019

The Duchess Of Cambridge Delivers Impassioned Speech At The First Action On Addiction Gala To make her speech on the valuable work of the charity, of which has been a patron of since 2012, Kate wore a cream off-the-shoulder Barbara Casasola dress and crystal-embellished Jimmy Choos...
11:26, 06/13/2019

YouTube Changes Hate Speech Policies, Prohibiting White Supremacist Videos (SAN FRANCISCO) — YouTube updated its hate speech policies Wednesday to prohibit videos with white supremacy and neo-Nazi viewpoints. The video streaming company says it has already made it more difficult to find and promote such videos, but it...
03:52, 06/06/2019

Biden draws firefighters' endorsement, Trump jibes, ahead of speech Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden picked up an early endorsement from a large trade union and sparred on social media with President Donald Trump over blue-collar support on Monday ahead of the Democrat's first event as a 2020 contender....
21:13, 04/29/2019

Watch: Trump lays out his new immigration plan in Rose Garden speech Trump's plan does not address the undocumented immigrants who arrived in the country as children and had been shielded from deportation under DACA....
16:00, 05/17/2019

Apple CEO Tim Cook took shots at other tech companies in his Stanford commencement speech In the commencement speech given at Stanford University, Cook said digital surveillance would have “stopped Silicon Valley before it got started.”       ...
08:26, 06/17/2019

Singapore fake news law a 'disaster' for freedom of speech, says rights group Bill passes that forces media to correct or remove content the government considers to be falseSingapore’s parliament has passed legislation against “fake news”, a move that has been criticised by rights groups, journalists and tech firms over fears ...
06:52, 05/09/2019

YouTube flip-flops on Steven Crowder hate-speech decision Following a considerable amount of public shaming, YouTube announced today that it will no longer allow controversial conservative commentator Steven Crowder to monetize videos on his channel. The decision comes after the company declined to pull a s...
22:13, 06/05/2019

Warren Ratchets Up Trump Impeachment Campaign With Blistering Senate Speech Sen. Elizabeth Warren followed up her recent statements made on the 2020 campaign trail and social media, and used her time on the Senate floor on Tuesday to double-down on her call to begin impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump....
05:39, 05/08/2019

France seeks handle on Facebook algorithms to help combat hate speech French authorities should have more access to Facebook's algorithms and greater scope to audit the social media company's internal policies against hate speech, a report commissioned by President Emmanuel Macron has concluded....
13:52, 05/10/2019

Sri Lanka readies laws to curb hate speech, false news COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka’s government will introduce laws to curb hate speech and false news that threaten ethnic reconciliation and national security, in the aftermath of Easter bombings that killed more than 250 people. According t...
10:26, 06/06/2019

Singapore passes fake news law amid freedom-of-speech fears Singapore's parliament on Wednesday passed an anti-fake news bill that has been criticized by rights groups, journalists and tech firms over fears it could be used to clamp down on freedom of speech....
10:00, 05/09/2019

Cable News Talking Heads Embarrass Themselves Gushing Over Trump's D-Day Speech Donald Trump was in Normandy on Thursday to participate in one of the easiest things an American president can do: praise the United States for fighting Nazi Germany—the sort of perfunctory, no-brainer sentiment that, for any other commander-in-chief...
18:39, 06/06/2019

Facebook's Zuckerberg hails French hate speech plan as EU model Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg hailed on Friday France's efforts to regulate hateful content online as a model for the European Union after meeting French President Emmanuel Macron in Paris....
19:13, 05/10/2019

Trump Sets Off Fireworks of a Different Sort With Fourth of July Speech Plan The mayor’s office confirmed that the president intends to speak from the Lincoln Memorial, prompting criticism that he is politicizing a nonpartisan celebration....
13:00, 06/06/2019

End ‘political opportunism’ that’s letting hate speech flourish, urges top UN genocide official With murderous attacks against religious institutions on the rise, leaders across the world need to do more to end “political opportunism” and policies which allow hate speech and violent extremism to flourish, said the UN Special Adviser on the Prev...
21:00, 05/01/2019

Blogger Bilal Khan's murder spotlights fragile free speech in Pakistan The recent killing of a young Pakistani blogger, known for criticizing the nation's powerful military, has once again reignited the debate about the deteriorating freedom of expression in the country....
22:13, 06/18/2019

In Christchurch, UN chief calls for tolerance, solidarity to extinguish ‘wildfire’ of hate speech On a three-day visit to New Zealand, UN Secretary-General António Guterres paid his respects to the victims of the horrific mosque attacks in Christchurch, where dozens of Muslims were gunned down in two separate incidents during Friday prayers on 15...
06:39, 05/14/2019

Cardi B Is a Total Boss in Acceptance Speech at 2019 Billboard Music Awards Cardi B is here to slay, okurrr? The rapper is taking home the award for Best Rap Song at the 2019 Billboard Music Awards for her song, "I Like It" with J. Balvin and Bad Bunny,......
14:13, 05/02/2019

Facebook Pilots Anti-Hate Speech Moderation Team Because, Y'know, All the Nazis and Stuff Four million. That’s the number of pieces of content on Facebook that the platform claims it took action against for containing hate speech from January to March this year, according to its most recent transparency report. (And to put a fine point on...
03:26, 05/24/2019

DW's champions of free speech for World Press Freedom Day 2019: Shahidul Alam On World Press Freedom Day 2019, some of DW's champions of free speech speak their minds on the importance of press freedom in the world. Shahidul Alam, a photographer from Bangladesh, is one of them....
16:00, 05/03/2019

Pouring rain, food trucks and protests: The scene outside Trump’s reelection speech “Our patriotic movement has been under assault from the very first day,” Trump said after taking the stage at the 20,000-seat Amway Center in this state that was key to his 2016 victory....
07:13, 06/19/2019

Theresa May Quoted a Humanitarian in Her Resignation Speech. A Child He Saved From Nazis Says That Was an Insult Toward the end of the speech announcing her resignation on Friday morning, British Prime Minister Theresa May diverted away from Brexit for just a moment, to talk about a man who died in 2015. That man was Nicholas Winton, who organized the safe pass...
22:00, 05/24/2019

YouTube bans neo-Nazi and Holocaust-denial videos in push against hate speech Enlarge (credit: YouTube / Getty / Aurich Lawson) YouTube today expanded its hate-speech policy to ban more white supremacist videos, such as those that promote Nazi ideology. The site is also banning hoax videos that deny the existence of the Holo...
01:52, 06/06/2019

DW's champions of free speech for World Press Freedom Day 2019: Jover Laurio On World Press Freedom Day 2019, some of DW's champions of free speech speak their minds on the importance of press freedom in the world. Jover Laurio, a blogger from the Philippines, is one of them....
23:26, 05/02/2019

Madonna's anthemic new single "I Rise" samples Emma González's pro-gun control speech On Saturday, Madonna will receive the Advocate for Change Award at the GLAAD Media Awards. Ahead of the ceremony, the pop legend has shared a new single from her upcoming Madame X—called “I Rise,” it couples lyrics that directly reference gun violenc...
01:26, 05/04/2019

Some parents, teachers back new plan aimed at curbing political speech in classroom TUCSON — More than a year after the emergence of Red For Ed, there’s a new push in Arizona to push back against political speech in the classroom. “It’s illegal to use the taxpayers money to promote politics in the classroom b...
08:00, 05/13/2019

West Point Graduates Most Diverse Class Ever, Ruins it With Mike Pence Speech If you’re like me, you wish your wife and loved ones would stop complaining about your ballooning weed budget. If you’re like me, you’ve likely also taken the time during a movie about some evil villain, or regime, or crime figure, to consider if vil...
16:00, 05/26/2019

On visit to New Zealand mosque, U.N. chief vows to combat growing hate speech United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres aims to draw up a global plan to fight a rising tide of hate speech, he said on Tuesday, during a visit to a New Zealand mosque where dozens of worshippers were killed in a mass shooting in March....
09:13, 05/14/2019

Joe Biden To Give First 2020 Speech in Pennsylvania as Republicans Prepare for a State Battle (HARRISBURG, Pa.) — By picking Pennsylvania for his first campaign speech of the presidential race, Joe Biden is signaling he hopes to own what may be the 2020 election’s toughest battleground. Planting a flag in Pennsylvania makes sense ...
15:00, 04/29/2019

Armenian transgender activist says she's faced death threats since historic speech A transgender activist in Armenia says she's faced death threats since she became the first LGBT person to speak before the country's parliament.        ...
17:13, 04/28/2019

YouTube's Efforts to Scrub Hate Speech Spawn Vicious Reaction Online YouTube’s steps this week to block hate-based and conspiracy-mongering videos have sparked a backlash online, according to social-media intelligence firm Storyful....
10:26, 06/07/2019

Iran’s Supreme Leader Makes Veiled Threat About Uranium Enrichment in Speech (DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) — Iran’s supreme leader issued a veiled threat in the same speech in which he stated that “no one is seeking war,” saying it wouldn’t be difficult for the Islamic Republic to enrich uranium ...
16:26, 05/15/2019

Figures of Speech: With His 1st Museum Exhibition, Virgil Abloh Says 'I Was Speaking About Race the Whole Time' “QUESTION EVERYTHING” reads the black and white flag waving in front of Chicago’s Museum of Contemporary Art, coyly relabeled “City Hall” for the duration of Virgil Abloh’s new exhibition, Figures of Speech, which opens Monday....
21:39, 06/10/2019

In Scranton, College Students Give High Marks to Biden’s First Campaign Speech While Mr. Biden spoke in Pittsburgh, students in his hometown watched from a conference room. By and large, they defied his low polling with young voters....
07:00, 04/30/2019

Vela scores 13th goal in 13th game, LAFC beats FC Dallas 2-0 LOS ANGELES (AP) — Carlos Vela scored his 13th goal in 13 games this season, and Los Angeles FC beat FC Dallas 2-0 on Thursday night. Los Angeles (9-1-3) extended its lead atop the Supporters’ Shield standings with a third victory during a five...
11:39, 05/17/2019

Agent: Free agent pitcher Dallas Keuchel could be ready in a week Scott Boras, the agent for free agent pitcher Dallas Keuchel, believes his client will be ready to pitch at the Major League level within a week of signing with a team....
08:00, 06/01/2019

Dallas Keuchel’s Braves debut wasn’t perfect but showed potential Dallas Keuchel was happy to be back on the mound for the first time since October, despite coughing up a three-run lead in his Braves debut.       ...
13:00, 06/22/2019

'If he ... sees me, he’s going to shoot me': Dallas photographer Tom Fox recounts his story of survival Dallas Morning News photographer Tom Fox was mere feet away from a gunman who opened fire at a Dallas federal courthouse on Monday.        ...
14:13, 06/18/2019

Alex Trebek Stands With Pancreatic Cancer Survivors After Emotional Speech At Fundraising Walk (Kyle Espeleta) (TODAY) – “Jeopardy!” host Alex Trebek is finding the inspiration to beat his stage 4 pancreatic cancer diagnosis by meeting with other survivors. Trebek, 78, gave an emotional speech on Saturday at the Pancreatic Ca...
06:13, 05/06/2019

2020 Democrat has speech shut down amid jeers from California liberals for questioning 'Medicare for all' SAN FRANCISCO — John Delaney's address at the California Democratic Convention Sunday was drowned out by jeers after he criticized "Medicare for all."...
23:13, 06/02/2019

Ahead Of Delhi Vote, BJP Raises 1984 Memories, Tweets Rajiv Gandhi Speech Two days before voting in Delhi for the national election, the ruling BJP has tweeted a video of the 1984 anti-Sikh riots. The video posted on the BJP's official Twitter handle includes a clip of......
07:13, 05/10/2019

A high school valedictorian used a pint of strawberries to give a powerful speech about 'migrant culture' Polk County Public Schools/YouTube Brenda Alvarez-Lagunas, 18, used a pint of strawberries to deliver a captivating speech about "migrant culture" during the graduation ceremony at Mulberry High School in Mulberry, Florida in May. In her now-viral s...
00:52, 06/02/2019

Google CEO defends YouTube amid hate speech controversies: 'It's a hard societal problem' Google CEO Sundar Pichai defended his company's efforts to cleanse YouTube of hate speech and misinformation as growing controversies continue to roil the popular video-sharing platform....
17:13, 06/10/2019

Prince Harry gave an adorable speech. Here's how other royal dads celebrated their babies A look at how royal dads celebrated their babies, whether with heartfelt speeches, thank you cards or celebratory polo matches.        ...
18:00, 05/07/2019

Praising Roma’s contributions in Europe, UN expert urges end to rising intolerance and hate speech An independent United Nations expert called on Monday for immediate action to end discrimination and combat racist rhetoric against Roma, Europe’s largest minority group. ...
14:47, 04/28/2019

Alex Jones, Milo Yiannopoulos banned from Facebook, Instagram over hate speech rules The company said Thursday that it has also banned Louis Farrakhan, Paul Nehlen, Paul Joseph Watson and Laura Loomer, along with Alex Jones’ site, Infowars....
23:52, 05/02/2019

Right-wing comedian’s prison sentence sparks free-speech debate in Bolsonaro’s Brazil The line between offensive and criminally offensive has become a central issue in Brazil today, as the nation’s institutions — including its new president — test the boundaries of the freedom of expression....
17:39, 05/15/2019

Myanmar army chief's Twitter account suspended over anti-Rohingya hate speech Min Aung Hlaing claims his army did not use excessive force when 700,000 Rohingya fled Myanmar in 2017A Myanmar army general accused of masterminding genocide against the country’s Muslim Rohingya people has had his Twitter account suspended, followi...
21:39, 05/16/2019

Tory MP under fire as footage shows him holding activist by back of neck as he removes her from speech A Tory MP has come under fire after video footage showed him physically removing a climate change activist from a high-profile dinner at Mansion House....
07:39, 06/21/2019

MSNBC interrupts airing of Lindsey Graham's speech to criticize him: He's a 'human shield' for Trump MSNBC interrupted its broadcast of Senate Judiciary Chairman Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., to correct him and criticize his actions as head of the committee tasked with questioning Attorney General Bob Barr about the special counsel's report....
21:52, 05/01/2019

Trudeau warns social media regulation could be used to repress citizens, stifle free speech As momentum builds around the globe for regulating tech titans like Facebook and Google, Trudeau made it clear Wednesday that he sees government intervention as a last resort....
06:26, 05/30/2019

Facebook Bans Far-Right Figures Including Alex Jones for Violating Hate Speech Policies (Bloomberg) — Facebook Inc. said it’s banning a number of controversial far-right figures, including Alex Jones, Milo Yiannopoulos and Laura Loomer, for violating the social-media company’s policies on hate speech and promoting viol...
23:00, 05/02/2019

Instagram user calls out Oprah for not paying off students’ debt after speech, Queen of Talk responds Oprah Winfrey responded Monday to an Instagram user who called out the billionaire mogul for not paying off student loans after her commencement speech at Colorado College, in an apparent comparison to investor Robert Smith's generous gesture at More...
09:52, 05/21/2019

Vice President Mike Pence plans hawkish China speech as trade tensions boil Pence's remarks are expected to bring a censure on China's human rights record from one of the Trump administration's highest-ranking China hawks....
23:00, 05/30/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Combating hate speech, DR Congo, antimicrobial resistance, peacekeeping, #ActNow for our planet This Tuesday, top stories include: the UN’s war on hate speech; a surge in ethnic violence in the Democratic Republic of the Congo; the ‘invisible pandemic’ of antimicrobial resistance; UN peacekeeping Commanders’ meeting at the Security Council; and...
23:13, 06/18/2019

Amanda Knox sobs during speech on return to Italy, accuses media of building false story Amanda Knox broke down in tears during a criminal justice festival in Italy on Saturday as she accused the media of depicting her as guilty despite her proven innocence....
23:26, 06/15/2019

West Ham captain Mark Noble reveals dressing-room speech which inspired historic win at Tottenham Things happen quickly in football. Look at Tottenham. A week ago they hadn't conceded a goal — let alone suffered a defeat — after four games in their magnificent new stadium....
14:13, 05/03/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: hate speech, dementia, Libya and Yemen, human rights in Brazil and Lebanon This Tuesday, we cover: the UN chief in New Zealand’s Christchurch calls for end to hate speech; how a healthy lifestyle can prevent dementia; updates on fighting in Libya and Yemen; the human rights of detainees in Lebanon and people affected by lep...
20:52, 05/14/2019