Education

Lauren McCauley, staff writer
Vowing to defend transgender youth after the Trump administration rescinded protective guidelines, hundreds rallied outside the White House on Wednesday evening. (Photo: The National Center for Transgender Equality/ Twitter)
"You belong." "Nothing is wrong with you." "We have your back." After the Trump administration on Wednesday revoked Title IX protections for transgender students, allies and legal organizations are vowing to protect the rights of students and transgender youth who are now increasingly vulnerable to bullying and discrimination. An estimated 200...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
President Donald Trump has dropped a pending legal challenge against an...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
Protesters briefly blocked Betsy DeVos from entering a Washington, D.C. school...

Further

In the name of a sometimes questionable transparency - if you don't like something but can't do much about it, does it help to know about it? - the Defense Department publishes daily reports on the contracts they've awarded. On Jan. 14, it authorized spending over $800 million on military equipment and services. That was down to just under $300 million the next day, when the House passed a massive budget bill that includes $572 billion for defense - down from what was requested, but still...