A retired Navy SEAL Team 6 hero who is transgender had a message for President Donald Trump after he announced the US military would not accept transgender people. "Let's meet face to face and you tell me I'm not worthy," Kristin Beck, a 20-year veteran of the Navy SEALs, told Business Insider on Wednesday. "Transgender doesn't matter. Do your service." Beck said Trump's abrupt change in policy could negatively affect many currently or wanting to serve in the military. A RAND Corp. study estimates that there are between 1,320 and 6,630 transgender people currently serving. Many of them just want to serve their country like everyone else, Beck said. "Being transgender doesn't affect anyone else,"
(Reuters) - Ohio put to death on Wednesday a 43-year-old man convicted of raping and killing a three-year-old child in what was the state's first execution in more than three years after a lengthy legal dispute over the choice of lethal injection drugs.
George Takei did not mince words in his scathing criticism of President Donald Trump’s ban on transgender military members.
Stephen A. Smith is trying to send a message: If you’re an NBA superstar, don’t question me. The ESPN personality went nuclear on LeBron James on his radio show Tuesday after the Cavaliers star rebutted his report that, if Kyrie Irving was in front of James, the latter would be “tempted to, quote, beat [Irving’s] ass.” James took to Twitter to shoot down the report - which Smith had passed along citing sources - by saying it’s “NotFacts.” Smith previously had reported that Irving’s camp believes James was the one who leaked the trade request to the media. Smith’s extended rant featured many shots across the bow, including one particularly interesting nugget: a threat to report the “the real story
Michelle Arendas and Josh Avsec, two Kent State University students, swiped right to match on the dating app Tinder in September 2014. Since then, they’ve engaged in an epic 21st century love story, texting each other over the course of three years. But they've taken months to reply to each other, giving increasingly creative excuses for the delay. Most surprising: they've never met in person.But that all changed today on “Good Morning America.”“This is a dream come true. I can’t believe I’m seeing her right now,” Avsec, 22, said of the heart-melting moment on “GMA. ...