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Cracker Barrel Bars Church Event Over LGBT Execution Remarks

Biden Visits Stonewall Ahead of 50th Anniversary of Uprising

Cracker Barrel says it won't host an event by a Tennessee church whose pastor was a detective who preached that the government should execute gay people.

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Elizabeth Warren Signs Taylor Swift's Equality Act Petition

Elizabeth Warren Signs Taylor Swift's Equality Act Petition

Jun 20
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and 2020 presidential hopeful signed Taylor Swift's Change.org petition in support of the Equality Act.

AP Fact Check: Trump's Boasts, Blasts and Promises At Rally

AP Fact Check: Trump's Boasts, Blasts and Promises At Rally

By Calvin Woodward and Hope Yen | Jun 20
President Donald Trump boasted with abandon in launching his 2020 re-election campaign, overreached in excoriating his critics and promised progress on his border wall and health care that is improbable at best.

New Study to Examine Feeding Habits of Cape Cod Great Whites

New Study to Examine Feeding Habits of Cape Cod Great Whites

By Philip Marcelo | Jun 20
Researchers on Cape Cod are launching a new study focused on the hunting and feeding habits of the region's great white sharks following last year's two attacks on humans, including the state's first fatal one in more than 80 years.

Marijuana Industry Sets Environmental, Ethical Goals

Marijuana Industry Sets Environmental, Ethical Goals

By Michael R. Blood | Jun 20
An alliance of large marijuana businesses had a message for the public Tuesday: We're good corporate citizens.

Flight Diverted to Oklahoma City Due to Unruly Passenger

Flight Diverted to Oklahoma City Due to Unruly Passenger

Jun 20
Police say an American Airlines flight from Pittsburgh to Dallas/Fort Worth was diverted to Oklahoma City because of a drunken, unruly passenger.

NY Poised to Ban Gay, Trans 'Panic' Murder Defenses

NY Poised to Ban Gay, Trans 'Panic' Murder Defenses

Jun 20
New York's state lawmakers have passed legislation to ban the so-called 'gay panic' defense in murder cases with LGBTQ victims.

After a 50-Year Wait, 'Stonewall' Opera was Written in Weeks

After a 50-Year Wait, 'Stonewall' Opera was Written in Weeks

By Ronald Blum | Jun 20
The Pulitzer Prize-winning librettist Mark Campbell received a note in late February 2018 from the general director of the New York City Opera: "I may have a project for you, but you have to write quickly."

Retired Oklahoma Judge to Mediate Opioid Settlement Funds

Retired Oklahoma Judge to Mediate Opioid Settlement Funds

Jun 20
A former Oklahoma State Supreme Court justice will attempt to resolve a dispute over how to disburse an $85 million settlement of a state lawsuit with Teva Pharmaceuticals.

Homophobia Study Shows Perception, Reality 'Disconnect'

Homophobia Study Shows Perception, Reality 'Disconnect'

By Dennis Passa | Jun 20
Researchers say a survey of players in the Australian Ice Hockey League shows homophobic language is often used but that an even higher percentage of competitors would make a gay player feel welcome.

Animated Videos: Boy Scouts' New Tactic to Fight Sex Abuse

Animated Videos: Boy Scouts' New Tactic to Fight Sex Abuse

By David Crary | Jun 20
Under financial pressure from sex-abuse litigation, the Boy Scouts are seeking to bolster their abuse-prevention efforts with a new awareness program featuring cartoon videos that will be provided to more than 1.2 million Cub Scouts across the nation.

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