Word Ban At CDC Includes ‘Vulnerable,’ ‘Fetus,’ ‘Transgender’Officials at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the very agency tasked with saving and protecting the lives of the most vulnerable, are now under order by the Trump administration to stop using words including "vulnerable" in 2018 budget documents, according to The Washington Post.
Baltimore Will Take Another Look At Banning PolystyreneOver the past three years, two counties in Maryland have imposed bans on polystyrene foam products in their restaurants and schools. Now it's Baltimore City's turn to again consider following suit in getting rid of a product that makes up 85 percent of its litter.
Edith Windsor, Who Helped End Gay Marriage Ban, Dies At 88Edith Windsor, a gay rights pioneer whose landmark Supreme Court case struck down parts of a federal anti-gay-marriage law and paved a path toward legalizing same-sex nuptials nationwide, died Tuesday. She was 88.
Cowboys' Elliott Has 6-Game Ban Upheld, But Allowed To Play Week 1An arbitrator denied Dallas running back Ezekiel Elliott's appeal of a six-game suspension in a domestic violence case Tuesday, but the 2016 NFL rushing champion will play in the opener because of the timing of the decision.
President Trump's Controversial Travel Ban Back In EffectPresident Trump's travel ban goes into effect Thursday. The U.S. Supreme Court reinstated it earlier this week.
US Demands More Security On International Flights To USThe Homeland Security Department is demanding that airlines around the world step up security measures for international flights bound for the United States or face the possibility of a total electronics ban for planes.
Maryland Attorney General: Beach Can Ban Topless WomenOfficials at a Maryland beach resort can now legally ban topless women.
Steve Davis: Chewing Tobacco Ban At MLB ParksOne by one, cities are banning it, meaning athletes and fans can't chew.
Blood From Gay Donors In Art Exhibit Protesting FDA's BanA Washington museum will exhibit a sculpture that uses the blood of nine gay, bisexual and transgender men to protest the federal ban on blood donations from gay and bisexual men.
New Howard County Bill Aims To Curb Using E-Cigarettes In PublicHoward County lawmakers are hoping to limit where vaping is allowed.
Boy Scouts Of America Lifts Ban On Gay Adult LeadersThe ban is over. Just one day after the Boy Scouts of America changes its policy on gay adult leaders, a family who's been part of the fight for years speaks out.
Pentagon Readying Plan To Lift Transgender BanPentagon leaders are finalizing plans aimed at lifting the ban on transgender individuals in the military, with the goal of formally ending one of the last gender- or sexuality-based barriers to military service, senior U.S. officials told The Associated Press.