ICE’s planned deportation raids in 10 big cities: what we know

ICE’s planned deportation raids in 10 big cities: what we know

Raids will reportedly target 2,000 who have received removal orders. Four days after President Donald Trump announced that “ICE will begin the process of removing the millions of illegal aliens who have illicitly found their way into the United States,” news broke Friday that raids in a number of large cities will happen as soon as this weekend. The Washington Post reported that ICE will conduct “predawn raids” on Sunday as part of a “family…

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Bella Thorne and Whoopi Goldberg’s fight over nude photos is bigger than both of them

Bella Thorne and Whoopi Goldberg’s fight over nude photos is bigger than both of them

After being hacked, Bella Thorne released her own nude photos. Whoopi Goldberg said Thorne should know better. The latest chapter in the saga of why the internet is a terrible place for women involves two celebrities who seem unlikely to have ever been connected to one another: Bella Thorne and Whoopi Goldberg. Thorne, 21, is an actress best known for her roles in Big Love and Disney Channel’s Shake It Up. On June 15, Thorne…

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E. Jean Carroll isn’t alone. That matters.

E. Jean Carroll isn’t alone. That matters.

Her story is a profound reminder of progress regardless of Trump. Advice columnist E. Jean Carroll is one of more than a dozen women to accuse President Trump of sexual assault, harassment, or other misconduct. Many of those women came forward before the election in 2016. Trump denied the allegations (and has now denied Carroll’s too) and was elected despite them. He’s still in office. Just as Justice Brett Kavanaugh sits on the Supreme Court,…

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“We r all on the same team”: read Sean Hannity’s chats with Paul Manafort

“We r all on the same team”: read Sean Hannity’s chats with Paul Manafort

A judge unsealed months worth of messages between the pair about the Mueller investigation. As former Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort’s legal jeopardy worsened in 2017 and 2018, he found a chat partner to commiserate with: Fox host Sean Hannity. A Washington, DC, judge unsealed 56 pages of chat logs between Manafort and Hannity on Friday, and you can read them at this link. Special counsel Robert Mueller’s team submitted the messages into the record…

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Housekeepers and nannies in Philadelphia may soon win basic legal rights

Housekeepers and nannies in Philadelphia may soon win basic legal rights

They would get paid time off and sexual harassment protections, to name a few. Thousands of housekeepers and nannies may soon get basic labor protections that most US workers take for granted. On Thursday, Philadelphia’s City Council introduced a bill that would give domestic workers the right to earn the city’s minimum wage, overtime pay, paid rest breaks, and paid time off. It would also give them legal protection against sexual harassment, wage theft, and…

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