Although the company’s search materials don’t make it explicit, Amazon has quietly made rights for and acceptance of gay and transgender people part of its criteria in choosing a second headquarters, according to two people familiar with the matter who spoke on the condition of anonymity to talk freely.
Whether one person or 26 people are killed, journalists have to cover the story of shootings. They have to do it accurately, fast, and with sensitivity. Libby Casey talks with five Washington Post journalists, including photographers and a videographer, about how they tell a story that seems to happen again and again.
Sam Peter, a 10-year-old fifth-grader, was not allowed to testify at a recent committee hearing at the Louisiana Legislature about a bill that would have allowed teachers to be armed. State Rep. Sherman Mack told Peter that he could not. At The Advocate's request, Peter wrote this commentary.
One recurring line in the political obituaries for Speaker Ryan is that he pulled one over on the press, which was eager to find any reasonable opposition to Obama in a sea of birthers and conspiracy-peddlers.