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Drywall Powder Sends Man to Jail on Cocaine Charge

Drywall Powder Sends Man to Jail on Cocaine Charge

Jun 28
A Florida man spent 90 days in jail after police officers who stopped him for driving without headlights said white powder found in his car was cocaine.

Making Ivanka Trump Shoes: Long Hours, Low Pay and Abuse

Making Ivanka Trump Shoes: Long Hours, Low Pay and Abuse

By Erika Kinetz | Jun 28
A worker with blood dripping from his head marked a low point in the tense, grinding life at a southeastern China factory used by Ivanka Trump and other fashion brands. An angry manager had hit him with the sharp end of a high-heeled shoe.

Retracted CNN Story a Boon for President at War with Media

Retracted CNN Story a Boon for President at War with Media

By David Bauder | Jun 28
For a president seemingly at perpetual war with "fake news," the resignation of three CNN journalists over a retracted story about a Donald Trump Russian connection is a gift from the political gods.

Salt Lake City Man Pleads Guilty in Husband's Fire Death

Salt Lake City Man Pleads Guilty in Husband's Fire Death

By Lindsay Whitehurst | Jun 28
A Utah man pleaded guilty Tuesday to murder and arson charges in the house-fire death of his husband, a well-known Salt Lake City restaurateur and LGBT pioneer.

Serbia's Next Premier: EU Membership, Modernization Priority

Serbia's Next Premier: EU Membership, Modernization Priority

By Jovana Gec | Jun 28
Serbia's prime minister designate said Wednesday her future government's goal is membership in the European Union along with modernization of the troubled Balkan country.

German Parliament Set to Vote Friday on Gay Marriage

German Parliament Set to Vote Friday on Gay Marriage

Jun 28
The German Parliament plans to vote Friday on whether to legalize same-sex marriage - only days after Chancellor Angela Merkel backed off her conservative party's long-standing refusal to budge on the issue.

Supreme Court Term Ended Much Different Than it Began

Supreme Court Term Ended Much Different Than it Began

By Mark Sherman | Jun 28
The Supreme Court began its term nine months ago with Merrick Garland nominated to the bench, Hillary Clinton favored to be the next president, and the court poised to be controlled by Democratic appointees for the first time in 50 years.

Arizona Supreme Court to Rule on Same-Sex Parental Rights

Arizona Supreme Court to Rule on Same-Sex Parental Rights

By Bob Christie | Jun 28
Arizona's highest court on Tuesday struggled how to balance U.S. Supreme Court rulings requiring equal treatment for married gay couples with a state law that doesn't recognize the parental rights of a lesbian woman who is divorcing her spouse.

NYC Man Who Uses Walker Becomes Victim of Post-Pride Anti-Gay Attack

NYC Man Who Uses Walker Becomes Victim of Post-Pride Anti-Gay Attack

Jun 27
Hate took an even uglier turn in New York City's Chelsea neighborhood on Monday when a man who used a walker was beaten in an anti-gay attack as he waited for bus in broad daylight.

NYC Subway Train Derails, Scaring Passengers and Injuring 34

NYC Subway Train Derails, Scaring Passengers and Injuring 34

By David Porter | Jun 27
A subway train derailed near a station in Harlem on Tuesday, frightening passengers and resulting in minor injuries as hundreds of people were evacuated from trains along the subway line.

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