Virginia professor resigns after Facebook post calling Biden supporters ‘anti-Christian’

A Virginia college professor resigned, officials said Monday, after he wrote on social media that supporters of President-elect Joe Biden are “ignorant, anti-American and anti-Christian.” Virginia Wesleyan University, a private liberal arts school in Virginia Beach, announced that Paul Ewell, a professor of management, business and economics, had stepped down. He had earlier resigned as […]

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Marlins GM Kim Ng said some interviews likely weren’t on the ‘up-and-up’ before historic new role

Newly hired Miami Marlins general manager Kim Ng acknowledged on Monday that her long road to an MLB corner office likely included job interviews where she wasn’t a serious candidate. Ng, meeting with reporters via a Zoom call at Marlins Park, was asked if she believed past interviews for high-level jobs might have been window […]

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Nearly 1 in 10 transgender Americans use nonprescription hormones, study finds

Nearly 1 in 10 transgender Americans are turning to nonprescription sources for gender-affirming hormones — including friends, relatives and internet pharmacies — according to a new study. While the Affordable Care Act has extended health care to millions, many trans people are still uninsured or are denied coverage for transition-related care, including hormones and gender-affirming […]

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Rise in hate crimes against Latinos pushes overall number to highest in over a decade

Reports of hate crimes against Latinos, including last year’s shooting massacre in El Paso, Texas, increased in 2019, while the overall number of reports of hate-motivated killings hit its highest level since data began being collected in the early 1990s, an FBI report released Monday indicated. Of the 51 hate-motivated killings reported last year, 22 […]

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Hillsong announces investigation of NYC church after firing of celebrity pastor Carl Lentz

Hillsong is investigating its New York City church after pastor Carl Lentz, a onetime spiritual adviser to Justin Bieber, was let go this month for what the megachurch called “moral failures.” Brian Houston, the founder of Hillsong, made the announcement in a statement Thursday on Twitter. “We are launching an independent investigation into the inner […]

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