Published: July 30, 2021 | Updated: August 6, 2021
International Olympic Committee Declares 'Transwomen Are Women' as Laurel Hubbard Prepares To Compete
CORRECTION, Aug. 6, 2021: This article previously identified Laurel Hubbard, a male weightlifter who identifies as female, as the first openly transgender athlete to compete in the Olympics. In fact, the first openly transgender athlete to compete in the Olympics is the Canadian women's soccer player Quinn, a woman who identifies as both transgender and nonbinary, according to The Associated Press. However, Hubbard does appear to be the first openly transgender athlete to compete in an individual Olympic event.
Published: July 25, 2021 | Updated: July 28, 2021
Sheriff's Helicopter Swoops In on People Trapped by Floodwaters, Camera Catches Daring Rescue in First-Person View
CORRECTION, July 28, 2021: A previous version of this article erroneously reported the people rescued from the mobile home and those rescued from the truck during the flooding were the same group. The Maricopa County Sheriff's Office performed multiple air rescues Friday, and this article has been updated to distinguish those reported on by the sheriff's office. Earlier reports from various sources also indicated the couple rescued from the mobile home lost two of their dogs to the floods. The Western Journal spoke with the family of the couple, Brian and Sheri Lasher, who said they did not lose any of the four pets they were forced to leave behind during the rescue. For more details on the Lashers' rescue story, click here.
Published: July 9, 2021 | Updated: July 9, 2021
Moving Transgender Inmates To Female Prisons Results in Assaults
CORRECTION, July 9, 2020: A previous version of this article erroneously stated hundreds of transfers of male inmates who identify as women to women's prisons had been completed. Though 261 requests for transfers were made by April 5, only 21 requests were approved while the rest remained pending. We apologize to our readers for the error and for any confusion we may have caused.
Published: June 17, 2021 | Updated: June 17, 2021
Trump Unleashes on Biden's Performance at Putin Meeting: 'A Good Day for Russia'
CORRECTION, June 17, 2021: This post originally claimed that former President Trump spoke with Fox News host Sean Hannity on Thursday, when in fact the interview occurred on Wednesday. We apologize to our readers for the error.
Published: June 6, 2021 | Updated: June 10, 2021
Caught on Camera: When 'Unruly' Man Breaks Into Cockpit, Delta Plane Forced to Land
UPDATE, June 7, 2021: This story, and its headlines, have been updated to note that the man only tried to break into the cockpit. Ultimately, he was unsuccessful.
Published: June 5, 2021 | Updated: August 9, 2021
Man Arrested for Allegedly Drenching Age 7 Son in Honey so Bees Would Sting Him
UPDATE, Aug. 9, 2021: This article's feature image was originally a photo of a boy, apparently swarmed by insects, lying on his stomach with his arms and legs tied to a piece of wood. Moreover, this photo was visible in a tweet from the New York Post that was embedded in this story. The tweet, and this article's original featured image, have since been removed in order to protect the child's privacy, and because including the photo was not crucial to telling this story.
Published: June 4, 2021 | Updated: June 4, 2021
Court Rules in Favor of Ted Cruz in Lawsuit Against Federal Election Commission
UPDATE, June 4, 2021: This story has been updated with a statement on the ruling from a spokesman for Sen. Cruz.
Published: June 3, 2021 | Updated: June 4, 2021
Google's Ex-Diversity Chief Previously Claimed Jews Have 'Insatiable Appetite for War'
UPDATE, June 4, 2021: This article has been updated with a statement from a Google spokesperson.
Published: May 24, 2021 | Updated: May 27, 2021
Commentary: Movie Biz Reportedly Bringing Kevin Spacey Back in Film About Falsely Accused Pedophile
UPDATE, May 27, 2021: Since this story was published, originally reporting that Oscar-winning actress Vanessa Redgrave would appear in the Italian film "L’Uomo Che Disegno Dio," a representative for Redgrave issued a statement that she would not have a role in movie, which is being directed by her husband, Franco Nero. “Vanessa Redgrave’s name is being included in recent stories relating to the casting of the upcoming film The Man Who Drew God. While there have been discussions about the possibility of her joining the cast, she will not appear in the film,” the statement said, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Published: May 19, 2021 | Updated: May 20, 2021
Music Star Demi Lovato Comes Out as 'Non-Binary' and Wants To Be Referred To by New Pronouns
UPDATE, May 20, 2021: This article's headline previously implied that Lovato "demanded" people refer to her using new pronouns. In fact, the singer said on her podcast "it would mean the world" if people used "they/them" but she will "be accepting" if they do not and just "want[s] them to be making the effort," according to CBS News.