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Outrage As Teacher Mocks Native American Dance Wearing Feather Headdress: 'Disrespectful'

A Native American high school student filmed his teacher appearing to mock his culture, explaining he felt "that violence was being committed against him."
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NASA to launch latest mission to test laser communication in space
The mission, NASA says, will continue the agency's exploration of laser communications to support future missions to the moon and throughout the solar system.
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Jets continue to prove they have no identity or sense of purpose
The Jets fell to the Eagles 33-18 on Sunday to drop their record to 3-9 this season. Here are some thoughts and observations from the game.
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Justin Bieber Performs to Packed Crowd in Saudi Arabia Despite Activists' Calls to Cancel
Justin Bieber closed the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix with a concert despite calls from activists to boycott the country for their human rights violations.
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2022 is when investors will finally return to value stocks. Really
Stop us if you've heard this before: Market strategists are predicting that 2022 will finally be the year when investors choose value stocks -— like banking, oil, consumer, industrial and healthcare companies — over Big Techs, such as Apple, Amazon and Facebook owner Meta.
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Disney Drops ‘FX On Hulu’ Branding
The move comes as Disney aims to establish brand consistency worldwide.
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Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit dies at Santa Anita
Kentucky Derby winning horse Medina Spirit died today at the Santa Anita racetrack in Southern California, according to the California Horse Racing Board.
‘PEN15’ Added Humor and Heart to the Hardest Part of Growing Up
Maya Erskine and Anna Konkle created the understanding hug we've been craving.
Malala Yousafzai meets with Blinken, calls on US to take action for Afghan women and girls
Nobel Peace Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai met Monday with US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and called on the United States to take action to ensure that Afghan girls and women are able to return to the classroom and the workplace in the wake of the Taliban's takeover of Afghanistan.
Justice Department sues Texas over Republican-approved redistricting maps
The Justice Department filed a lawsuit Monday challenging legislative maps adopted by Texas Republicans in recent weeks.
'It's a Wonderful Life' at 75 tribute: A tribute to supreme villain Mr. Potter
The 75th anniversary of "It's a Wonderful Life" is the perfect time to pay respects to the film's perfect villain, Mr. Potter (Lionel Barrymore).
Watch: 'It's a Wonderful Life' wrap party with Lionel Barrymore (Mr. Potter) is marvelous
Home movies of the wrap party for 1946's "It's a Wonderful Life" feature smiling Lionel Barrymore, evil Mr. Potter in the holiday classic (an extra from the 75th anniversary Blu-ray release).
Dancing Grannies Make First Return After Losing 4 Members in Waukesha Parade Crash
The Dancing Grannies marched arm-in-arm at the Franklin Christmas parade on Saturday to honor those who passed.
White House announces US diplomatic boycott of 2022 Winter Olympics
The Biden administration will not send any diplomatic representatives to the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing as a protest against Chinese human rights abuses in Xinjiang, White House press secretary Jen Psaki announced Monday.
Jussie Smollett testifies on his own behalf in trial over disputed hate crime
Former "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett, who faces six counts of felony disorderly conduct, took the stand Monday in a Chicago courthouse.
Investing in crypto? What to know about the new tax reporting requirements
Thanks to new third-party reporting rules starting in 2023, it will be harder to remain anonymous when engaging in cryptocurrency and other digital asset transactions.
All Private Employers in NYC Will Have to Require COVID-19 Vaccination by Dec. 27
NEW YORK — From multinational banks to corner grocery stores, all private employers in New York City will have to require their workers to get vaccinated against COVID-19, the mayor announced Monday, imposing one of the most aggressive vaccine rules in the nation. The move by Mayor Bill de Blasio comes as cases are climbing…
Arizona AG slams Biden admin's 'clumsy, ham-fisted' distraction tactics on border crisis
Arizona and Texas is suing the Biden administration because they created a catastrophe at the border, Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich told “America's Newsroom” on Monday.
David Perdue Running for Georgia Governor to Make Sure Stacey Abrams 'Never' Holds Office
Perdue's entry into the race intensifies the Republican primary in a state that flipped blue in last year's elections.
Former GOP Sen. David Perdue announces bid for Georgia governor
Former Republican US Sen. David Perdue announced Monday that he will run for Georgia governor, setting up a bitter primary battle against incumbent Brian Kemp.
Ford delays return to office for 30,000 workers because of Covid concerns
Ford Motor Co. is pushing its return-to-office date to March over concerns over new Covid-19 concerns, the company said Monday.
California retailers plead with officials to crack down on brazen looting: Employees, shoppers 'traumatized'
California Retailers Association president Rachel Michelin joined 'America's Newsroom,' warning something needs to be done to stop 'brazen' smash-and-grab robberies.
Jussie Smollett takes the stand in his own defense
CHICAGO — Jussie Smollett took the witness stand Monday at his trial where he is facing charges accusing him of staging a racist, anti-gay attack on himself and lying to Chicago police about it. The former actor from the TV show “Empire” will share his account of what happened in January 2019 in an attempt...
Two new secret combat drones are in the works, Air Force secretary says
The disclosure is the strongest indication yet that the service is banking on autonomous weapon systems to give it an edge in the increasingly fierce military competition with China.
British woman speaks out against Ghislaine Maxwell during trial
A British woman testified Monday that Ghislaine Maxwell pressured her into giving Jeffrey Epstein sexual massages when she was still a teenager, assuring her she would have “fun” with him.
US announces diplomatic boycott of Winter Olympics in China over human rights
The U.S. on Monday announced a diplomatic boycott of Winter Olympics in China over human rights.
Actor Jussie Smollett takes stand in trial over accusations he lied to police about alleged hate crime
Jussie Smollett called to testify in his criminal trial for allegedly staging a fake hate crime
After a week of testimony, the criminal trial against former "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett will soon be in the jury's hands.
Couples are erecting Christmas trees in the bedroom to perk up their love lives
Couples are erecting Christmas trees in the bedroom — to perk up their love lives.
Cardi B and Lizzo close down Miami Art Week with shots and twerking
Cardi B closed out Miami Art Week by partying at a club and launching a vodka-infused line, while Lizzo sang her heart out and jumped in the ocean.
‘I need a budget’: Pentagon officials thrash Congress over gridlock
Putting federal spending on autopilot until at least February locks in funding at the previous year’s level.
Luxury Christmas gifts to splurge on
From budget luxuries to major splurges, here are great Christmas gift ideas to make them feel like a million
Total solar eclipse dazzles skies in Antarctica. The photos are spectacular
For about two minutes on Saturday, a select few witnessed the astronomical dance from Antarctica.
Minneapolis' First Black Police Chief Who Led Department During Floyd Death to Retire
Medaria Arradondo said that "the impacts of Floyd's killing will stay with me forever," but they did not factor into his decision to retire next month.
Jack in the Box is buying Del Taco for $575 million
Three years after ditching Qdoba Mexican Eats, Jack in the Box is scooping up Del Taco in a $575 million deal.
Jussie Smollett testifies in his own trial
Jussie Smollett, who is accused of lying to police about an alleged hate crime, is set to testify in his own defense. Follow here for the latest.
Jets' CJ Mosley calls out Eagles loss, demands respect for the 3-win team
New York Jets linebacker C.J. Mosley says the Eagles disrespected his team on Sunday, including refusing to shake hands after the coin toss.
Rep. Boebert labels Rep. Omar a jihadist. Why don’t GOP leaders condemn the slur?
Many Republican voters endorse anti-Muslim sentiments, my research finds.
Woman testifies about grooming by Ghislaine Maxwell
A British woman has testified that Ghislaine Maxwell pressured her into giving Jeffrey Epstein sexual massages when she was still a teenager, assuring her she would have “fun” with him
Pope Francis Accepts Archbishop's Resignation Due to 'Gossip' About Relationship With Woman
Archbishop Michel Aupetit allegedly had an "ambiguous" relationship with a woman in 2012.
The Blazers are collapsing on and off the court
The team fired General Manager Neil Olshey, the leading corporate executive abruptly resigned and franchise player Damian Lillard has expressed unhappiness with the organization.
Key Albany pol joins chorus urging boot of embattled SUNY Chancellor Malatras
In calling for Jim Malatras's departure, Debrah Glick referenced texts unearthed by state Attorney General Letitia James' devastating document dump last week.
See total solar eclipse over Antarctica
The solar eclipse brought a few minutes of total darkness to the continent which usually experiences continual daylight during its summer season.
'Succession' earns more Critics Choice Awards nominations than any other TV show
The Roy family is rich in Critics Choice nominations.
Kemba Walker finally speaks out on ‘tough’ Knicks benching
Kemba Walker admits he was blindsided by getting benched last week, but the Knicks point guard is putting the team first while his own future hangs in the balance.
CNN analysts push for sharper domestic coronavirus travel restrictions on Americans
CNN medical analysts expressed their dissatisfaction with the measures being implemented by the Biden administration to fight potential winter spread of the coronavirus, arguing more stringent measures needed to be taken.
Dave Chappelle Continues Partnership with Netflix, Will Appear At Netflix Is A Joke: The Festival in 2022
He'll appear at the Hollywood Bowl in 2022.
Kohl's should break up or go private, activist investor demands
Kohl's should spin off its online business or find a buyer to take the whole company private, an activist investor said Monday.
Prince William says he followed Taylor Swift ‘like a puppy’ on stage to sing with Jon Bon Jovi: ‘I’m cringing’
It was 2013 when Prince William was led to the stage by Taylor Swift during a Centrepoint charity event at Kensington Palace for a rendition of “Livin’ on a Prayer” alongside Jon Bon Jovi.