The Rams cut Sam on Saturday, but that doesn't mean his dream of making the NFL -- and becoming its first openly gay player -- are over.The post Why The Rams Cut Michael Sam, And Why His Future Still Looks Bright appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Most other states -- including Kansas and Texas -- do not allow unlimited pumping from groundwater aquifers. But in California, it's still "pump as you please." That is about to change.The post Drought-Stricken California Makes Historic Move To Regulate Underground Water For The First Time appeared first on ThinkProgress.
The Minneapolis suburb is represented by the first Muslim American ever elected to Congress, Rep. Keith Ellison.The post Federal Government Sues Minnesota City For Rejecting A Proposed Islamic Center appeared first on ThinkProgress.
By Brendan O'Brien (Reuters) - A measure to grant California workers mandatory sick leave that passed the state legislature early on Saturday appeared poised to become law after Governor Jerry Brown lauded it as a historic achievement. The bill would require employers to provide at least three days of annual paid sick leave to workers, who would accrue […]
Secretary of State John Kerry said the United States will use a NATO summit next week to push for a coalition of countries to beat back incursions in Syria and Iraq by Islamic State militants who are destabilizing the region and beyond. "With a united response led by the United States and the broadest possible coalition of nations, the cancer of ISIS wi […]
President Barack Obama and Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper talked by telephone on Saturday to discuss next week's NATO summit in Wales and the situation in Iraq, the White House said. "Both leaders agreed on the importance of ensuring Alliance unity on measures to strengthen NATO's readiness and responsiveness to the full range of curre […]