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Trump Demands End to Russia Probes, Walks Out of Dem Meeting

Former Judge Files New Motions in Jussie Smollett Case

By Lisa Mascaro and Mary Clare Jalonick |
President Donald Trump abruptly quit a meeting with congressional Democrats Wednesday with a flat declaration he would no longer work with them unless they drop their investigation...

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Mayor Pete: I Have Things to Repent For - But Loving Chasten Isn't One of Them

Mayor Pete: I Have Things to Repent For - But Loving Chasten Isn't One of Them

By Kilian Melloy | May 23
Openly gay Democratic 2020 hopeful Pete Buttigieg stood strong in the face of attacks from the Christian right during a May 22 Q&A event, declaring he does have things to repent for - but his devotion to husband Chasten is hardly one of them.

GLAAD: LGBTQ Representation in Film is Up, but Not for All

GLAAD: LGBTQ Representation in Film is Up, but Not for All

By Lindsey Bahr | May 23
The advocacy organization GLAAD says that LGBTQ representation is up for major studio films released in 2018, but that none included transgender characters.

Faces of Concussions: NHL's Head-On Battle with an Epidemic

Faces of Concussions: NHL's Head-On Battle with an Epidemic

By Stephen Whyno | May 23
Various studies have tried to determine how many concussions there are in any given season in the NHL. There's little doubt to retired players that the total among 700-plus players over nearly 1,300 regular-season games, whatever it may be, is too much.

Stonewall Generation Confronts Old Age, Sickness — And Discrimination

Stonewall Generation Confronts Old Age, Sickness — And Discrimination

By JoNel Aleccia, Melissa Bailey | May 23
LGBTQ baby boomers, dubbed "the Stonewall Generation," came of age just as the 1969 New York uprising galvanized a push for gay rights. After living through an era of unprecedented social change, they're facing new challenges as they grow old.

Mormon County Commissioner in Utah Comes Out as Gay

Mormon County Commissioner in Utah Comes Out as Gay

By Morgan Smith | May 23
Republican lawmaker Nathan Ivie says it took him more than 20 years to come to terms with his identity.

South Dakota Governor Not Planning to Stop Inmate Execution

South Dakota Governor Not Planning to Stop Inmate Execution

By Jeff Baenen | May 23
The governor of South Dakota says she does not plan to stop the execution of a death row inmate who claims jurors were biased against him because he's gay.

Kenya Court to Rule if Gay Relations are Criminal Acts

Kenya Court to Rule if Gay Relations are Criminal Acts

By Tom Odula | May 23
On the eve of what could be a landmark ruling in Kenya on whether same-sex relations are crimes, gay rights activist and gospel singer Joji Baro says he is has no intention of returning home to the East African country.

No Charges for Actor Rick Schroder After Abuse Reports

No Charges for Actor Rick Schroder After Abuse Reports

May 23
Prosecutors have declined to file charges against actor Rick Schroder after an arrest on suspicion of domestic violence.

Michael Avenatti Charged with Defrauding Stormy Daniels

Michael Avenatti Charged with Defrauding Stormy Daniels

May 23
Michael Avenatti, the attorney who rocketed to fame through his representation of porn star Stormy Daniels in her battles with President Donald Trump, was charged Wednesday with ripping her off.

Trump's Campaign Centered on Fighting Democrats, Not Policy

Trump's Campaign Centered on Fighting Democrats, Not Policy

By Zeke Miller and Jonathan Lemire | May 23
President Trump dropped the pretense of working with congressional Democrats and sent a clear message that his re-election campaign will be centered on condemning overzealous investigations rather than advancing a robust domestic policy agenda.

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