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This March 2018 photo shows Kristina Olson in her laboratory in Seattle. She is the creator and leader of the TransYouth Project, which is considered the first large-scale long-term study of transgender children in the U.S. On Thursday, April 12, 2018, Olson was named winner of the NSF's annual Alan T. Waterman Award, the government's highest honor for scientists still in the early phases of their careers. (Dennis Wise/University of Washington via AP)
April 12, 2018 - 1:24 pm
The first large-scale, national study of transgender children, including some as young as 3, is poised to expand thanks to a five-year, $1 million grant awarded Thursday by the National Science Foundation to the professor leading the project. University of Washington psychologist Kristina Olson, 36...
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FILE - In this Jan. 21, 2018 file photo, SAG-AFTRA President Gabrielle Carteris speaks at the 24th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards in Los Angeles. The Screen Actors Guild is calling on an end to auditions in private hotel rooms and residences in the wake of the Harvey Weinstein scandal. SAG-AFTRA on Thursday issued new guidelines that expand the guild’s code of conduct in an effort to curtail sexual harassment in the entertainment industry. (Photo by Vince Bucci/Invision/AP, FIle)
April 12, 2018 - 12:51 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Screen Actors Guild is calling for an end to auditions in private hotel rooms and residences in the wake of the Harvey Weinstein scandal. SAG-AFTRA on Thursday issued new guidelines that expand the guild's code of conduct in an effort to curtail sexual harassment in the...
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FILE - In this Dec. 15, 2017, file photo, Orlando Magic head coach Frank Vogel waits for an officials explanation on a foul during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Portland Trail Blazers in Orlando, Fla. The Orlando Magic have fired Frank Vogel after two seasons. The Magic went 25-57 this season, finishing 54-110 under Vogel. The firing was announced Thursday morning, April 12, 2018, the day after the NBA season ended. (AP Photo/Reinhold Matay, File)
April 12, 2018 - 10:30 am
Frank Vogel was brought to Orlando two years ago with hopes he could get the Magic back to the playoffs, and stop the spinning of the revolving door to their coaches' office. Neither of those things happened. Vogel was fired by the Magic on Thursday about 10 hours after the team wrapped up a 25-57...
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April 12, 2018 - 9:14 am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Latest on a Taliban attack in Afghanistan (all times local): 5:40 p.m. A district governor in Afghanistan's Parwan province says a sticky bomb has destroyed an oil tanker outside the Bagram military base north of the Afghan capital Kabul. U.S. forces are stationed at...
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Michael Cohen, U.S. President Donald Trump's personal attorney, walks to his hotel, Tuesday, April 10, 2018, in New York. FBI agents on Monday raided Cohen's home, hotel room and office, seizing records on topics including a $130,000 payment made to porn actress Stormy Daniels in exchange for her silence about an affair she said she had with Trump in 2006. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
April 11, 2018 - 11:09 pm
The FBI agents who raided the offices of President Donald Trump's personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, sought records of his communications with the Trump campaign as part of what appeared to be an examination of his efforts to quell potentially damaging information about the candidate. A search warrant...
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Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., tells reporters he will not run for re-election amid Republican concerns over keeping their majority in the House of Representatives, during a news conference at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, April 11, 2018. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
April 11, 2018 - 7:02 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Paul Ryan abruptly announced Wednesday he will retire rather than seek another term in Congress as the steady if reluctant wingman for President Donald Trump, sending new ripples of uncertainty through a Washington already on edge and a Republican Party bracing for a...
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FILE - At left, in a Nov. 6, 2017, file photo, rapper Meek Mill arrives at the criminal justice center in Philadelphia. At right, in a Jan. 21, 2018, file photo, New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft leaves the field after the Patriots defeated the Jacksonville Jaguars in the AFC Championship in Foxborough, Mass. Patriots owner Robert Kraft is calling for reform of the criminal justice system after visiting rapper Meek Mill in a Pennsylvania prison. Kraft and Philadelphia 76ers co-owner Michael Rubin visited the Philadelphia-born rapper on Tuesday, April 10, 2018. (AP Photo/File)
April 11, 2018 - 5:33 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft is calling for reform of the criminal justice system after visiting rapper Meek Mill in a Pennsylvania prison. Kraft and Philadelphia 76ers co-owner Michael Rubin visited the Philadelphia-born rapper on Tuesday. Kraft said Mill's...
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April 11, 2018 - 4:34 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republicans are moving to confirm a former coal industry lobbyist as the second highest ranking official at the Environmental Protection Agency, putting him next in line if embattled administrator Scott Pruitt is forced to resign or is fired. A Senate vote could come as...
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House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis., leaves a news conference after announcing that he will not run for re-election at the end of this term, Wednesday, April 11, 2018, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
April 11, 2018 - 4:22 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Paul Ryan will leave Congress having achieved one of his career goals: rewriting the tax code. On his other defining aim — balancing the budget and cutting back benefit programs like Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid — Ryan has utterly failed. Ryan, a budget...
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April 11, 2018 - 1:41 pm
LONDON (AP) — British artist Gillian Ayres, whose abstract works celebrated shape and color, has died at 88. The Alan Cristea Gallery, which represented her, says Ayres died "peacefully" in the hospital Wednesday near her home in southwest England. Gallery-owner Alan Cristea said "as a female...
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