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January 11, 2019 4:05 AM Beware of Měnglà: New virus similar to Ebola found in bats in China

The Měnglà virus was found in fruit bats in China, and potentially could infect humans and other animals, scientists have said. (iStock, File) A new virus similar to Ebola has been discovered in China, according to reports. The Měnglà virus was found in fruit bats, and potentially could infect humans and other animals, according to a study published 203

October 31, 2018 8:00 PM Nurse Fired After Dressing Up as Beyoncé in Blackface for Halloween

A nurse at a Saint Luke’s Health System hospital in Kansas City, MO identified by local news as Shelbi Heenan shared photos of herself on her personal social media in blackface, alongside an unidentified man, also in blackface. Apparently, the costume was intended to replicate Beyoncé and Jay-Z and was worn at a Halloween event earlier in the week. But as the response 78

October 19, 2018 4:23 PM Women Managers Have Little Margin for Error

One mistake can stall a woman’s career, while men’s flaws or bad ideas are minimized Many women in management still struggle to move ahead. But a key reason for this widely discussed problem rarely gets discussed: Women’s workplace weaknesses are overplayed or punished excessively, while men’s shortcomings often are ignored, according to executive coaches 143

September 20, 2018 11:39 PM Dodgers welcome 'trailblazing' Billie Jean King, partner to ownership group

LOS ANGELES -- Billie Jean King and partner Ilana Kloss have joined the Los Angeles Dodgers ownership group. The Dodgers made the announcement Thursday. The tennis great says Dodgers owner and chairman Mark Walter and the organization have proven to be leaders in sports on and off the field. King says they share a "commitment to equality and inclusion 60

September 20, 2018 11:22 PM Meghan Markle praises women at Grenfell cookbook launch

Meghan Markle has launched a charity cookbook for those affected by the Grenfell Tower fire in London. The Duchess of Sussex was joined by her mother Doria Ragland and husband Prince Harry as she celebrated with the women of the Hubb Community Kitchen, who helped create the recipes. Ms Markle praised the group, saying the diversity of the women was "pretty 32

September 20, 2018 10:56 PM California Gov Jerry Brown blocks later school start time mandate

In this Wednesday, March 7, 2018, file photo, California Gov. Jerry Brown speaks during a news conference in Sacramento, Calif. (AP) Gov. Jerry Brown vetoed a bill Thursday requiring that California middle and high schools start no earlier than 8:30 a.m., saying the decision of when to start classes should be up to schools not the state. Supporters of the bill cited 91

September 20, 2018 4:54 PM New York City Makes Big Diversity Push in Brooklyn School District

In dramatic overhaul, the borough’s District 15 will use a lottery system and other measures instead of relying on academic achievement In one of New York City’s most dramatic overhauls of admissions policies for public schools, middle schools in one Brooklyn district will stop selecting applicants by academic records in an effort to better integrate 79

September 7, 2018 3:28 PM Student Hangs Fake Poster Ad in McDonald's So More Asians Would Be Represented—and It's Still Up

When an Asian-American college student noticed a lack of diversity at his local McDonald’s restaurant, he took matters into his own hands. In mid July, Jevh Maravilla created a fake poster for the fast food chain starring himself and his fellow Filipino friend Christian Toledo and hung it at a Pearland, Texas location. After the ad had stayed up untouched 67

September 6, 2018 3:10 PM Broadway Actor Timothy Hughes Snatches Trump 2020 Banner During Curtain Call

If you bring pro-Trump banners to Broadway musicals, prepare for them to be snatched away by the cast -- or as the cast of "Frozen" might say ... "Let it go!!!" Actor Timothy Hughes was shocked to see a Trump 2020 banner in the front row at Wednesday's performance of Disney's "Frozen" ... so he grabbed it from the audience member, and threw it off stage 164

August 24, 2018 9:52 PM Papa John’s Mandates Diversity Training as Founder Continues Push for Control

Pizza company tries again to distance itself from founder Papa John’s International Inc. is mandating diversity training for its staff as founder John Schnatter pushes to regain control of the pizza company that executives say was destabilized by his divisive behavior. In an open letter to employees, franchisees and customers, Chief Executive Steve Ritchie 63