BIDEN: I’LL BE MORE MINDFUL OF ‘RESPECTING PERSONAL SPACE’
Former Vice President Joe Biden is acknowledging his past behavior with women has made some people uncomfortable following complaints over the past week that he touched some without their consent.
In a video posted Wednesday on Twitter, Biden says, “Social norms have begun to change, they’ve shifted. And the boundaries of protecting personal space have been reset.”
Biden also said, “I will be more mindful about respecting personal space in the future.”
Study: White Supremacist Terror Rises, Attacks Linked
The number of deadly white supremacist attacks is growing, in part, because the attackers are all connected and often cite each other’s actions as their own inspiration, a new study finds.
The New York Times looked at the data and published a lengthy report Wednesday that drew connections between several white supremacists who commit shootings, bombings, and even van attacks.
Report: US Builders Feel Crunch of Lower Immigration
Builders are beginning to feel the crunch of a labor force — fueled by immigration, often illegal — that’s shrinking, The New York Times reported.
According to the Times, economic growth in Mexico and the aging of the country’s population have reduced the flow of Mexican workers into the United States, with the number of illegal immigrants in America declining to 10.7 million at the end of 2017 from a peak of over 12 million at the height of the housing bubble in 2008.
Britney Spears Checks Into Mental Health Facility
Britney Spears has checked into a psychiatric facility after suffering from emotional distress, a source confirms to Variety.
The 37 year-old singer was admitted over a week ago, as first reported by TMZ, and is expected to remain in treatment for 30 days.
Spears has been troubled the past year by her father’s health crisis. Jamie Spears recently underwent a second surgery to fix a ruptured colon.
Gay Excitement Explodes Over Lesbian Chicago Mayor’s Victory, Rise of ‘Mayor Pete’
(AP) – “Mayor Pete,” as he’s known to his growing fan base, is running a surprisingly strong and well-funded campaign for president. Lori Lightfoot has just won a landslide victory to become Chicago’s mayor.
Together, the ascendance of Lightfoot and Pete Buttigieg — the two-term mayor of South Bend, Indiana — highlights the remarkable progress made recently by gay and lesbian politicians, to the point where their sexual orientation is either an asset or a nonissue. Both Lightfoot and Buttigieg have talked comfortably about LGBT issues and their own same-sex marriages.