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Five Steps for Keeping the Peace at the Holiday Dinner Table

Five Steps for Keeping the Peace at the Holiday Dinner Table

By Justin Lavelle | Dec 17
It's all fun and games until someone loses their temper and what started as a festive gathering could end in tears, notably yours, unless you're prepared!

Openly Gay Florida State Rep Running for Congress

Openly Gay Florida State Rep Running for Congress

By Jose Cassola | Dec 16
Five years ago, David Richardson was the first openly gay state representative elected in Florida. Now the elected official is looking to become the first openly gay Congressman in the Southeast.

Out Pol Mark Leno to Run for SF Mayor in June

Out Pol Mark Leno to Run for SF Mayor in June

By Matthew S. Bajko | Dec 16
The sudden death of Mayor Ed Lee Tuesday in the middle of his second term scrambles the plans of those who were seeking to replace him, including the man seeking to become San Francisco's first LGBT mayor.

Roy Moore Voters Say They'll Wait for Recount

Roy Moore Voters Say They'll Wait for Recount

Dec 14
Republican Roy Moore is refusing to concede the Alabama US Senate race to Democrat Doug Jones. Moore raised the possibility of a recount. Supporters say it's a good idea.

Judge Warns Manafort: No More Op-Eds On Case

Judge Warns Manafort: No More Op-Eds On Case

Dec 11
A federal judge is warning President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort that he can't be trying his case in the press. That includes drafting opinion essays published in other countries.

'Taking a Knee' in Trump Country

'Taking a Knee' in Trump Country

Dec 8
A protest of racial injustice highlights divisions in Robeson County, North Carolina, the most diverse rural county in America, where voters also helped Donald Trump win the county and the White House.

Baker And Gay Couple At Court For Cake Arguments

Baker And Gay Couple At Court For Cake Arguments

Dec 7
A Colorado cake baker and the same-sex couple for whom he declined to make a wedding cake were all at the Supreme Court to witness arguments in the case.

GOP Lawmaker Suggests Dem. Touching Him Is Gay

GOP Lawmaker Suggests Dem. Touching Him Is Gay

Dec 6
A committee meeting in Pennsylvania's capitol was briefly derailed by a Republican representative who asked a male colleague to stop touching him, suggesting the Democrat might be gay.

Trump Science Job Nominees Missing Advanced Science Degrees

Trump Science Job Nominees Missing Advanced Science Degrees

By Seth Borenstein | Dec 6
When it comes to filling jobs dealing with complex science, environment and health issues, the Trump administration is nominating people with fewer science academic credentials than their Obama predecessors. And it's moving slower as well.

House Conservatives Show Openness to Bill Averting Shutdown

House Conservatives Show Openness to Bill Averting Shutdown

By Alan Fram and Andrew Taylor | Dec 6
Hard-right House conservatives signaled an openness Wednesday to backing a short-term spending bill this week, raising the odds that Congress will pass the measure and prevent a partial government shutdown.

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