Capitol Police arrest 43 protesters at ‘die-in’ in Senate office building

WASHINGTON — U.S. Capitol Police arrested dozens of protesters objecting to cuts to Medicaid in the Senate Republicans’ health care bill. Around 11:30 a.m. Thursday, disability rights activists staged a planned “die-in” in the Russell Senate Office Building, located a block away from the Capitol. The demonstrators filled the hallway …

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Sorry, haters, but studies prove diverse films outearn lily-white ones

Ashton Sanders in “Moonlight” (Credit: A24) As the American population continues to change and diversify, Hollywood seems, perhaps by comparison, to become more and more white. Movie executives attribute this to their belief that diverse films don’t make enough money. However, studies prove audience members want films to represent the world they live …

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