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  • Transgender woman asked for I.D. in bathroom at D.C. restaurant

    WASHINGTON, D.C.– It may be pride month but not everyone is celebrating. In D.C., a transgender woman says she was discriminated against when she went to use the restroom at a restaurant. She says she was asked to prove she was a woman. “The attendant asked me to see my ID. He didn’t ask anybody else. And when I asked why, they said its because I have to have female on my ID in order to access the restroom,” said Charlotte Clymer. […]

  • Trump Administration announces new plan for reuniting families separated at border

    MCALLEN, TX– The tearful reunion between a Guatemalan mom and son was just one of hundreds of examples of the immigration and border problems in the U.S. Now, the Trump Administration is releasing a plan for reuniting immigrant families separated at the border. More than two-thousand children are still held in federal facilities without their parents. Though media attention on this issue is raising eyebrows everywhere, some Republicans say not everything you hear is true. These are career professionals that […]

  • Planned Parenthood sues U.S. government over Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program

    SPOKANE, WA– The feud between Planned Parenthood and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services heats up with new lawsuits. Multiple planned parenthood affiliates filed in district courts in Spokane, Washington and New York. The organization is hoping to protect the Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program. In a statement, Dawn Laguens, vice president of Planned Parenthood said: “The Trump Administration is trying to impose their abstinence-only agenda on young people across the country at the expense of young people’s health.” The department […]

  • Dallas Mayor Interns spend their off day giving back

    DALLAS– They say you’ve got to start them off young and that’s what the Dallas Mayor’s Intern Fellows Program aims to do! Roughly 150 high school students completed their second week with the program just before spending their day off giving back. Saturday was Community Service Day, so the teens helped out at the North Texas Food Bank. “I think it’s a really cool aspect of this program that we do community service here. I think it’s really good because […]

  • 90 year old Texas man confesses to 75 year old petty crime in anonymous letter

    MIDVALE, UT — There are some things that you just take to the grave with you. But, for a nearly 90-year-old Texas man, a petty crime committed in his or her younger years was too much to carry. So, that person anonymously sent a letter to a Utah city admitting to stealing a stop sign nearly decades ago.  It was a handwritten apology with $50 with it to pay for the stolen property. “I’m trying to remember things I’ve done wrong […]

  • Garland mom hopes to spread awareness about Sickle Cell Disease

    GARLAND– June 19th is not only Juneteenth, but also World Sickle Cell Awareness Day. If you’re wondering what Sickle Cell Disease looks like, just take a look a Darian Smith from Garland. “I’m eight-years-old. I like to play video games for fun,” Darian said. Sickle Cell Disease is an inherited blood disorder that has historically affected mostly African Americans. Though Darian looks like a normal kid, his life has been far from normal. “If you meet him for the first […]

  • Mother of ‘caged boy’ and DFW activists celebrate small victory while continuing work in immigration relations

    DALLAS– For protesters who rallied to end the separation of children from their parents near the U.S. Mexico border, President Trump’s order to end family separation is a small victory. “I was expecting a long drawn out battle just to get the separation to stop at the border. But, of course, this is really just the beginning,” local activist Ashley Heidebrecht said. So,  those same activists celebrated but only for a moment. They say there’s more work to be done. […]

  • Migrant mother gets son back after suing Trump administration

    The mother rushed toward her son the second he stepped off the jetway. Then she teared up. In the waiting area of Gate C14 at Baltimore Washington International Airport, she wrapped a blanket around him, cradled his head in her arms and wept. “I love you,” she said in Spanish, between sobs. It had been more than a month since Beata Mariana de Jesus Mejia-Mejia had seen her 7-year-old son, Darwin. Authorities, she said, separated them at an immigration holding […]

  • TSA cracks down on powder in carry-on luggage

    DFW AIRPORT — It’s a crack down on the white stuff! No, not drugs. Though, that’s definitely illegal, too. It’s powder. TSA is now limiting how much you can bring on board. If you’ve got more than 12 ounces of it in your carry-on bag, the size of a soda can, it’ll have to go through extra screenings. If TSA officers can’t figure out what the powder is, it may be discarded or put into checked baggage. The organization says it hopes […]

  • Are break room snacks making Americans fat? CDC releases new data

    DALLAS– You’ve heard of the “freshman 15”, but what about the “professional 20”? As in, the more than 20 percent of hard workers who get their food from work and end up consuming more calories because of it! They say nothing in life is really free, and that’s true when it comes to those free donuts you find in the break room. The treats usually come loaded with calories and sugars. A survey from the Centers for Disease Control and […]