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Troop Ban Lifted

2018 brings the end of the long-time ban on transgender troops in the military.

As of January first, openly transgender people can enlist in the U.S. Armed Forces. The main requirement is certification from a medical provider, verifying the individual must have gone 18 months without “clinically significant distress or impairment.” Supporters say it’s a landmark moment for American equality and will deliver a much-needed boost in enrollment. In mid-2017, the White House unsuccessfully…

Travel Ban Begins

President Trump's relaxed travel ban takes effect today.

  This morning refugees and people from six Muslim countries are now facing tougher entry into the U.S. as President Trump’s travel ban that bars travelers from six muslim-majority nations from entering the u.S takes effect. Those with close family or business tie are still allowed entry, but critics say the exemptions are defined too narrowly, as almost all non-immediate…

Travel Ban Allowed

The Supreme Court has decided to allow much of the President's travel ban to take effect.

  A Supreme Court ruling yesterday was celebrated by the President online, what he called a victory for the United States – after the high court’s decision to allows parts of his travel ban to take effect. The ban will still have exceptions, mainly it cannot restrict foreign nationals who have a credible relationship with someone or entity in the…

North Carolina restaurant bans kids 5 years and younger

MOORESVILLE, N.C. (WFXB) – A new policy at an Italian restaurant in North Carolina is generating a reaction on social media. The new rule? No kids allowed. The manager, Michael Mills, of Caruso’s in Mooresville says thew new policy bans children 5-years-old and younger. Milles adds they are trying to create a ‘fine dining experience’ and reports mostly positive feedback from…