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1st Transgender Candidate for Governor Focused on the Issues
Judge Blocks Effort to Shield Military Transgender Ban Info

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1st Transgender Candidate for Governor Focused on the Issues

Archbishop Defends Himself Ahead of Child Sex Abuse Report

By Wilson Ring |
Six months ago, Christine Hallquist was leading one of Vermont's rural electric cooperatives, her transgender status causing nary a ripple as she took part in policy debates a...

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1st Transgender Candidate for Governor Focused on the Issues

1st Transgender Candidate for Governor Focused on the Issues

By Wilson Ring | Aug 15
Six months ago, Christine Hallquist was leading one of Vermont's rural electric cooperatives, her transgender status causing nary a ripple as she took part in policy debates about renewable energy and the reliability of the electric grid.

Baker Who Won at High Court Sues Colorado Over New Bias Case

Baker Who Won at High Court Sues Colorado Over New Bias Case

Aug 15
The Colorado baker who wouldn't make a wedding cake for a same-sex couple and won a ruling at the U.S. Supreme Court is suing the state over another discrimination allegation.

Judge Blocks Effort to Shield Military Transgender Ban Info

Judge Blocks Effort to Shield Military Transgender Ban Info

Aug 15
A federal judge in Maryland has denied an effort by President Donald J. Trump's administration to shield information it used to implement a ban on transgender people in the military.

Armenian Police Says Officers Injured in Scuffle at Station

Armenian Police Says Officers Injured in Scuffle at Station

Aug 15
Police in Armenia say that they have detained a man on charges of assaulting and injuring police officers in an incident that followed an attack on a group of gay people.

Australian's Parliament Speech on 'Final Solution' Condemned

Australian's Parliament Speech on 'Final Solution' Condemned

Aug 15
An Australian senator is being condemned for his speech in Parliament advocating reviving a white-only immigration policy and using the term "final solution" in calling for a vote on which migrants to admit into the country.

Los Angeles Installs Subway Body Scanners

Los Angeles Installs Subway Body Scanners

By Michael Balsamo | Aug 15
Los Angeles' subway will become the first mass transit system in the U.S. to install body scanners that screen passengers for weapons and explosives, officials said Tuesday.

Primary Night Takeaways: Diverse Democrats and Trump Wins

Primary Night Takeaways: Diverse Democrats and Trump Wins

By Lisa Lerer | Aug 15
It was a night of firsts.

Report: Pennsylvania Priests Abused Over 1,000 Children

Report: Pennsylvania Priests Abused Over 1,000 Children

By Marc Levy and Mark Scolforo | Aug 15
Roughly 300 Roman Catholic priests in Pennsylvania molested more than 1,000 children - and possibly many more - since the 1940s, according to a sweeping state grand jury report that accused senior church officials.

Defiant as Trump Rages, Omarosa Says She Won't be Silenced

Defiant as Trump Rages, Omarosa Says She Won't be Silenced

By Darlene Superville | Aug 15
Former White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman declared that she "will not be silenced" by President Donald Trump, remaining defiant as her public feud with her former boss appeared to shift to a possible legal battle.

Vt. Democrat Becomes 1st Transgender Major-Party Candidate Nominated for Governor

Vt. Democrat Becomes 1st Transgender Major-Party Candidate Nominated for Governor

By Wilson Ring | Aug 14
A former utility executive from Vermont has become the first transgender candidate to win a major political party's nomination for governor.

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