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FROM Quinn Broussard
Transgender Youth and the Bathroom Bills There’s been a lot of debate over who can use which bathrooms recently. The Obama administration weighed in today, directing all public schools, colleges and universities to allow transgender students to use the bathrooms and locker rooms that correspond to their gender identities. Here in California, that’s already the law. But other states like North Carolina and Texas don’t agree. The Lieutenant Governor of Texas says his state will not, “yield to blackmail by the president.”
Accusations of lying fly between James Comey and White House During his testimony Thursday, former FBI Director James Comey accused President Trump and other White House officials of lying when they said the FBI was in disarray and its staff had lost confidence in him. President Trump’s lawyer said Comey was wrong -- that the president never asked for his loyalty, and never asked him to back off the investigation into former NSA director Michael Flynn.
Hua Hsu: A Floating Chinaman Author Hua Hsu stops by to discuss his book A Floating Chinaman, recounting the life of 1930's actor/writer H.T. Tsiang and his struggles entering the American literary world.
George Saunders: Lincoln in the Bardo (Part I) Lincoln in the Bardo dramatizes a grieving President Lincoln as he visits the grave of his beloved son Willie, who died at age eleven. In the novel, the buried dead believe they're not dead -- "they're sick and refer to their coffins as "sick boxes."