Trump Is Banning Trans Soldiers at the Worst Possible Time

President Trump's tweet that the U.S. military will not "accept or allow" transgender service members triggered a host of vehement and impassioned replies, many calling the decision morally wrong, ethically bereft, and a legally flawed way to treat fellow Americans. As the president prepares to send "guidance" to the services on how to rid the military of transgender service members, it is imperative for those of us who are able to speak out against such prejudice and intolerance.

Report: Winds a factor in fatal plane crash in Banning

A combination of gusty winds and the pilots' inability to maintain control may have precipitated a fatal plane crash in Banning, according to federal investigators. The National Transportation Safety Board Thursday night released its preliminary report on the June 2 crash of a Cessna 150 at Banning Municipal Airport, pointing to weather and handling errors as possible factors.