Indira Kaljo, a Muslim-American basketball player who has sought the right to wear a hijab during European professional games, says a ban on religious wear is forcing players like her to choose between basketball and their faith.
On Tuesday, a federal trial court in Massachusetts held that it is "plainly unconstitutional to require a female inmate to expose herself, particularly to the extreme degree required during a strip search, in the presence of a male officer."
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Just a few hours after Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) went public with accounts of sexual harassment from her fellow lawmakers, a cadre of mostly male reporters took to the airwaves and Internet to question her credibility.
On Thursday, the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) will announce that it has granted a waiver and reached agreement with the state to provide health care coverage to 500,000 low-income residents.