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Boy Scouts Leader Apologizes for Trump's Jamboree Speech

Boy Scouts Leader Apologizes for Trump's Jamboree Speech

By David Crary | Jul 27
The Boy Scouts' chief executive apologized Thursday to members of the scouting community who were offended by the aggressive political rhetoric in President Donald Trump's recent speech to the Scouts' national jamboree.

Watch: James Corden Musically Blasts Trump Transgender Troop Ban to 'L-O-V-E'

Watch: James Corden Musically Blasts Trump Transgender Troop Ban to 'L-O-V-E'

Jul 27
In the classiest manner possible, late night host James Corden took on President Trump's tweeted ban on transgender service members in the military.

Top Officer Says Transgender Policy Unchanged For Now

Top Officer Says Transgender Policy Unchanged For Now

By Robert Burns | Jul 27
The U.S. military will continue to permit transgender individuals to serve openly until Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has received President Donald Trump's "direction" to change the policy and figured out how to implement it

Veterans in Congress Divided Over Trump's Transgender Troops Ban

Veterans in Congress Divided Over Trump's Transgender Troops Ban

By Richard Lardner | Jul 27
President Trump's decision to ban transgender service in the armed forces drove a wedge through veterans in Congress, with one camp standing behind the commander in chief and the other decrying his order as an ugly attack on dedicated troops.

Trump Administration's DOJ Says Anti-Discrimination Laws Don't Apply to Gays and Lesbians

Trump Administration's DOJ Says Anti-Discrimination Laws Don't Apply to Gays and Lesbians

Jul 27
Workplace protection for LGBT citizens came under attack Wednesday when the Trump Administration's Department of Justice filed a brief saying that gay and lesbian workers are not covered under existing civil rights laws.

Protesters Gather Against Trump Ban on Transgender Troops

Protesters Gather Against Trump Ban on Transgender Troops

By Olga R. Rodriguez | Jul 27
Demonstrators flocked to a military recruiting station in New York City and gathered at a plaza named for a San Francisco gay-rights icon on Wednesday to protest President Donald Trump's abrupt ban on transgender troops in the military.

Ex-Army Chief Says Trump Turned Back on Troops

Ex-Army Chief Says Trump Turned Back on Troops

Jul 27
A former Army secretary says he's angry and shocked that President Donald Trump would - in his words - "turn his back on thousands of transgender Americans serving today."

GOP Lowers the Bar on Obamacare Repeal with 'Skinny Bill'

GOP Lowers the Bar on Obamacare Repeal with 'Skinny Bill'

Jul 27
Senate Republicans are lowering their sights and trying to unite behind a so-called "skinny repeal" that would merely undo just a few of the most unpopular elements of Barack Obama's law.

'Fired by Tweet:' Troops, Veterans React to Trump's Transgender Ban

'Fired by Tweet:' Troops, Veterans React to Trump's Transgender Ban

By Julie Watson | Jul 27
A former U.S. naval combat-tested officer said she feels angry that President Donald Trump is saying transgender veterans like her should be considered unfit to serve.

Victims of Fraud Pay the Penalty as Student Loan Forgiveness Halts Under Trump

Victims of Fraud Pay the Penalty as Student Loan Forgiveness Halts Under Trump

By Colin Binkley | Jul 27
The Trump White House delayed and rewrote Obama-era rules that would have made it easier for students to get loans forgiven if they were deceived by their schools.

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