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Justices Rule LGBT People Protected From Job Discrimination

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court ruled Monday that a landmark civil rights law protects gay, lesbian and transgender people from discrimination in employment, a resounding victory for LGBT rights from a conservative court. “An employer who fires an individual...
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Facebook Charged With Housing Discrimination by HUD

NEW YORK — The federal government charged Facebook with high-tech housing discrimination Thursday for allegedly misusing its vaunted ability to deliver ads with surgical precision to certain groups of people and not others. "Facebook is discriminating again...