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Attachments Dear Speaker Pelosi, Minority Leader McCarthy, Chairwoman DeLauro, and Ranking Member Granger, The undersigned civil society organizations write to express our grave concern regarding the amendments included in the Fiscal Year 2023 House spending bills for the Departments of Homeland Security and Health and Human Services that would legislatively codify and indefinitely prolong the […]

The Rev. Kenneth McCoy has been called St. Louis’ “pastor of the streets,” and he’s earned the title. From the dead of night to the early morning, he leads teams of pastors through dark St. Louis streets, seeking out people struggling with addiction, mental illness and homelessness. McCoy has been on this mission since 2015. […]

Fredonia student Ray Dai at the International Geography Bee in Orlando. Submitted photo Fredonia’s Ray Dai just completed eighth-grade and has already made quite the name for himself for competing in geography bee competitions. Most recently, he returned from Orlando, Fla., where he took part in the U.S. Geography Championship, competing […]

CHICAGO (June 23, 2022) — In celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the signing into law of Title IX, the legislation which revolutionized opportunities for women’s participation in collegiate sports and other school-based sports programs, U.S. Soccer announced today its Title NEXT Pledge, committing to continue to be a driving force in women’s sports for […]

In 1972, US lawmakers passed a seemingly simple law – widely known as Title IX – against gender discrimination in education: “No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving […]

South Carolina women’s basketball coach Dawn Staley with players, from left, Destiny Littleton, Brea Beal and LeLe Grissett. Sean Rayford / AP Dawn Staley won three Olympic gold medals as a basketball player and another as a coach, and she has

BROOKLINE, Mass. — Matt Fitzpatrick of England is a champion again at The Country Club, this time with the grandest of trophies. A U.S. Amateur champion in 2013. The U.S. Open champion Sunday. In a three-way battle at Brookline that came down to the wire, Fitzpatrick seized control with a great break and an even […]

The students at a predominantly Black Catholic middle school in Worcester, Mass., had resoundingly expressed their wishes in January 2021: They wanted Black Lives Matter and Pride flags flown over their place of learning to signal inclusivity. More than a year later, however, Bishop Robert J. McManus of the Diocese of Worcester told officials at […]

SOUTHERN PINES, N.C. — After three days of some of the lowest scoring in U.S. Women’s Open history, a fight broke out at Pine Needles. Challenging hole locations, an uptick in wind and the biggest purse in women’s golf history finally brought things to a boil. Only the battle wasn’t at the top, as no […]

Will the Biden administration end a Trump-era program used to limit asylum seekers called Title 42? It’s unclear. Here we publish five different perspectives on how the federal government should process asylum seekers at the U.S. border. In this package of essays, you will hear from a CEO whose nonprofit was actively involved in sheltering […]

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