Erskine College, a private school of around 600 students in Due West, South Carolina, is pushing back on media reports that say the school has put a "ban" on or is inhospitable to gay students.
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Bikram Choudhury, the yoga master behind the exercise practice known as "hot yoga," is facing at least six separate civil lawsuits from women who say he sexually assaulted them, according to multiple reports.
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In a statement to NBC News, the family's attorney said, "The report shows that Jessie was shot from the driver’s side of the car and not from close range. These facts undermine the Denver Police Department’s claim that Jessie was driving at the officers as they shot her." read more
Phil Robertson, the man infamous for his role on the A&E reality series "Duck Dynasty" and for his controversial comments on gay sex, gave a speech on Friday at the Conservative Political Action Conference that was long, bizarre, and at times even a little incoherent.
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House Republicans will vote on a short-term measure Friday to fund DHS into next month. DHS Secy. Jeh Johnson says that action will still have the "same negative impacts" on the dept. Luke Russert, Blake Zeff and David Frum join Lawrence O'Donnell. watch
A University of Michigan student wrote in her school newspaper that her family’s household income of $250k a year in Palo Alto makes her family “middle class.” Josh Barro reacts to the widely circulated op-ed and discusses wealth and class divides. watch
An actor's final take can be full of emotion, but for David Oyelowo, it was the end of a 7 year journey. Lawrence O’Donnell takes a deeper look at the actor’s gripping performance in the historical drama film. watch
Bill Bratton delivers a Black History Month speech that addresses the tough history between African Americans and police, just 2 weeks after FBI Director James Comey delivered similar remarks in DC. Joy Reid, Dorian Warren, and Mark Thompson join Lawrence watch
Obama administration officials are openly criticizing the Israeli Prime Minister six days before his visit to the United States. Richard Wolffe, Beth Fouhy, Jeremy Peters, and Howard Dean join The Last Word. watch
FBI Director James Comey said, "I have homegrown violent extremist investigations in every single state." Meanwhile the Senate voted to advance a clean DHS bill. Howard Dean, Jeremy Peters, Richard Wolffe and Beth Fouhy join Lawrence O'Donnell. watch
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