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FAA Investigating Chick-fil-A's Exclusion at Texas Airport

FAA Investigating Chick-fil-A's Exclusion at Texas Airport

May 25
The Federal Aviation Administration says it's investigating a decision to exclude Chick-fil-A from an airport concession contract in San Antonio over opposition to the fast-food chain owners' record on LGBT issues.

State Abortion Bans May Hand Democrats a Political Weapon

State Abortion Bans May Hand Democrats a Political Weapon

By Alan Fram | May 25
A flood of laws banning abortions in Republican-run states has handed Democrats a political weapon heading into next year's elections.

At the Spelling Bee, the Most Common Sound us the Toughest

At the Spelling Bee, the Most Common Sound us the Toughest

By Ben Nuckols | May 25
The word that knocked runner-up Naysa Modi out of last year's Scripps National Spelling Bee was "Bewusstseinslage" — one of those flashy, impossible-sounding German-derived words that make the audience gasp when they are announced.

Hate Makes a Comeback in the Pacific Northwest

Hate Makes a Comeback in the Pacific Northwest

By Nicholas K. Geranios | May 25
Nearly two decades after the Aryan Nations' Idaho compound was demolished, far-right extremists are maintaining a presence in the Pacific Northwest.

Judge Blocks Trump from Building Sections of Border Wall

Judge Blocks Trump from Building Sections of Border Wall

By Daisy Nguyen and Elliot Spagat | May 25
A federal judge on Friday blocked President Donald Trump from building key sections of his border wall with money secured under his declaration of a national emergency, delivering what may prove a temporary setback on one of his highest priorities.

Judge: Anheuser-Busch Must Revise Ads Aimed at MillerCoors

Judge: Anheuser-Busch Must Revise Ads Aimed at MillerCoors

May 25
A Wisconsin judge on Friday ordered Anheuser-Busch to stop suggesting in advertising that MillerCoors' light beers contain corn syrup, wading into a fight between two beer giants that are losing market share to small independent brewers.

Young Homebuyers Scramble as Prices Rise Faster than Incomes

Young Homebuyers Scramble as Prices Rise Faster than Incomes

By Josh Boak and Larry Fenn | May 25
In the seven years since the housing crash ended, home values in more than three-quarters of U.S. metro areas have climbed faster than incomes, according to an Associated Press analysis of real estate industry data provided by CoreLogic.

'Here We Go Again': Judge Blocks Mississippi Abortion Ban

'Here We Go Again': Judge Blocks Mississippi Abortion Ban

By Emily Wagster Pettus | May 25
A federal judge on Friday temporarily blocked a Mississippi law that would ban most abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected, at about six weeks of pregnancy.

GOP Conservative Temporarily Blocks $19B Disaster Bill

GOP Conservative Temporarily Blocks $19B Disaster Bill

By Andrew Taylor | May 25
A House GOP conservative blocked a long-overdue $19 billion disaster aid bill Friday, complaining it leaves out money needed to address the migrant crisis at the border and extending a tempest over hurricane and flood relief.

Administration Moves to Revoke Transgender Health Protection

Administration Moves to Revoke Transgender Health Protection

By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | May 25
The Trump administration moved Friday to revoke newly won health care discrimination protections for transgender people, the latest in a series of actions that aim to reverse gains by LGBTQ Americans.

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