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Top Spellers Prepare to Crown National Champion, from Home
Interim Mr. Gay World a Heroic Doctor Who Battled COVID-19
Connecticut Transgender Policy Found to Violate Title IX

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Interim Mr. Gay World a Heroic Doctor Who Battled COVID-19

Top Spellers Prepare to Crown National Champion, from Home

By Kilian Melloy |
When Mr. Gay World 2020 had to be put off to next year, the plan was for first runner-up from 2019 to serve an interim term. Then an ironic twist emerged - one with a heroic tinge.

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Minneapolis Cop Who Knelt on Man's Neck Charged with Murder

Minneapolis Cop Who Knelt on Man's Neck Charged with Murder

By Amy Forliti and Tim Sullivan | May 29
The white Minneapolis police officer who knelt on George Floyd's neck was arrested and charged with murder Friday.

Minnesota Governor Apologizes for Arrest of CNN Crew

Minnesota Governor Apologizes for Arrest of CNN Crew

By David Bauder | May 29
Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz apologized to CNN, saying he takes total responsibility for the arrest of one of the network's crews Friday as they reported on violent protests in Minneapolis following the death of George Floyd.

Weinstein Raped Me in 1994 at Age 17, Woman Says in Lawsuit

Weinstein Raped Me in 1994 at Age 17, Woman Says in Lawsuit

By Michael R. Sisak | May 29
A woman who says Harvey Weinstein raped her when she was 17 is among four plaintiffs in a new lawsuit against the imprisoned movie mogul, the latest court action accusing him of decades of vile sexual behavior.

Watch: Ohio Gay Couple Let Hateful Act Prompt Good Deeds

Watch: Ohio Gay Couple Let Hateful Act Prompt Good Deeds

By Kilian Melloy | May 29
When a same-sex couple living in Ohio were targeted with a malicious act of vandalism, they responded with constructive action by raising money for an LGBTQ support group.

Airline Passenger Sentenced in Groping of Male Attendant

Airline Passenger Sentenced in Groping of Male Attendant

By Kilian Melloy | May 29
Gavin Capps was on an easyJet flight to Iceland when his antics proved disruptive to flight attendants. Then he went too far, groping a male flight attendant.

Suicide by Cop? Police Gun Down Trans Suspect in Armed Standoff

Suicide by Cop? Police Gun Down Trans Suspect in Armed Standoff

By Kilian Melloy | May 29
Police in Tallahassee, Florida shot and killed a transgender suspect in a stabbing death when the suspect pointed a gun at responding officers, media sources report.

Out Pol Brian Sims Calls Republicans 'Callous Liars' in Not Reporting Colleague's Positive COVID-19 Status for a Week

Out Pol Brian Sims Calls Republicans 'Callous Liars' in Not Reporting Colleague's Positive COVID-19 Status for a Week

By Robert Nesti | May 29
After one of his colleague's withheld his positive COVID-19 status for week, out Pennsylvania pol Brian Sims lashed back.

Activists Criticize New Anti-Violence Campaign in Mexico

Activists Criticize New Anti-Violence Campaign in Mexico

By Maria Verza | May 29
Activists criticized a new Mexican government ad campaign on violence against women Thursday, saying it minimizes the problem and depicts women as aggressors, too.

Fox's Sean Hannity Emerges as Critic of Minneapolis Police

Fox's Sean Hannity Emerges as Critic of Minneapolis Police

By David Bauder | May 29
Fox News Channel's Sean Hannity has emerged as an unexpected critic of the Minneapolis police for their actions in the Memorial Day death of George Floyd.

North Carolina Governor: RNC Hasn't Submitted Safety Plan

North Carolina Governor: RNC Hasn't Submitted Safety Plan

By Jonathan Drew | May 29
North Carolina's governor said his administration hasn't received the written safety plan for the upcoming Republican National Convention requested by his health secretary in response to President Trump's demands for a full-scale event.

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