Gary Blair’s effort to fight back tears while remembering his time at Arkansas failed. The emotional Texas A&M women’s coach had plenty of reasons to cry, both because of his memories of 10 seasons in Fayetteville and the No. 5 Aggies’ buzzer-beating 52-50 victory over Arkansas.
Minnesota is among a growing list of states taking steps to ensure that transgender and gender-nonconforming students feel safe and comfortable in school, whether that’s using the restroom or getting dressed in a locker room.
When Congress passed a law in 2003 aimed at ending sexual assault in U.S. prisons, jails and juvenile-detention centers, survivors hoped it would help solve the long-ignored problem. Now, some advocates worry that a proposal to reduce the law’s financial penalties will damage it.
More than two dozen homes have been destroyed or badly damaged and almost 30 people have sought medical treatment as a result of a massive wildfire that has raged out of control for days across farms and woodland in southern Australia, officials said Monday.