The wife ended up calling the police on her husband, saying she hadn’t consented to being shot.
“This anti-black affect is not necessarily conscious or deliberate but may be felt as fear, anger, unease and hostility towards blacks,” the researchers said. “The symbolic component reflects the abstract view of blacks as a collective rather than as individuals, as well as its basis in abstract white moralistic reasoning and traditions.”
The South Bend Common Council voted Monday night to ban plastic bags from yard waste. The vote was 8-0.
A Sanford, Fla. couple whose address was erroneously tweeted by Spike Lee during the George Zimmerman controversy is suing the filmmaker for more than $15,000.
Gallup finds that three-fourths of Americans favor raising the federal minimum wage to $9 an hour, whereas 22 percent oppose such a proposal. This is similar to what the Reason-Rupe poll found earlier this year; however, support flips and 56 percent oppose if it caused employers to lay off workers.
On Wednesday, a Los Angeles woman sued the Northfield, Ill., food company, alleging that it committed fraud by calling its dip guacamole. Her lawyer says suits against other purveyors of “fake guacamole” will be filed soon.
Foreigners, as well as others who happen to know people who are new to the U.S., have been using this Quora thread to share what they think makes America unique. Their answers to the question “What facts about the United States do foreigners not believe until they come to America?” were pretty fascinating.
For many, Thanksgiving means relaxing and spending time with loved ones. Employees at megaretailer Macy’s, however, may find themselves working Thanksgiving night.
Macy’s has been getting a lot of grief for announcing that the store will open its doors to shoppers on Thanksgiving for the first time ever. But because its retail competitors are doing the same — and because our shop-anytime-anywhere culture demands it — the department store probably has no choice but to play along.