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AP Analysis: Wide Gaps in Legal Protection of LGBT Workers

Takeaways: Warren Under Fire, 70s Club Ignores the Age Issue

By Russ Bynum and Angeliki Kastanis |
Twenty-eight U.S. states have adopted no laws that prohibit workplace discrimination targeting LGBT employees. Only a small percentage of cities and counties offer protection at th...

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Energy Secretary Perry Says He Is Resigning by Year's End

Energy Secretary Perry Says He Is Resigning by Year's End

By Jill Colvin and Matthew Daly | Oct 18
Energy Secretary Rick Perry announced Thursday that he will leave his job by the end of the year, saying that under President Donald Trump the nation is nearing energy independence.

Michael Jordan Opens First of Two Medical Clinics in Charlotte

Michael Jordan Opens First of Two Medical Clinics in Charlotte

Oct 18
An emotional Michael Jordan unveiled the first of two medical clinics he and his family funded to provide care to underprivileged members of the community.

About That Photo: Trump, Pelosi Clash Amid Impeachment

About That Photo: Trump, Pelosi Clash Amid Impeachment

By Laurie Kellman and Lisa Mascaro | Oct 18
President Donald Trump tweeted it as evidence of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's weakness. Pelosi raised it as a banner of strength.

Gay Man Lured with Fake Grindr Profile, Attacked by Hammer-Weilding Gang of Teens

Gay Man Lured with Fake Grindr Profile, Attacked by Hammer-Weilding Gang of Teens

By Kilian Melloy | Oct 18
A gay man in Dublin, Ireland, is now speaking out publicly to tell the story of how a hammer-wielding gang of laughing teens attacked him after using a fake Grindr profile to lure him into an ambush.

Gay High School Soccer Star, Now Grown, Running for Office in West Virginia

Gay High School Soccer Star, Now Grown, Running for Office in West Virginia

By Kilian Melloy | Oct 18
Five years ago, as a state champion soccer star in West Virginia, then-high school student Michael Martin came out with a homecoming slow dance with his boyfriend. Now, as a school board candidate, he's ready to work for all students..

Survey Shows Anti-LGBTQ Attitudes Still High - Especially Among Youth

Survey Shows Anti-LGBTQ Attitudes Still High - Especially Among Youth

By Kilian Melloy | Oct 18
A new survey indicates that a significant percentage of the general population still harbor fallacious - and dangerous - notions about LGBTQs.

Johnson Returns to London to Drum up Support for Brexit Deal

Johnson Returns to London to Drum up Support for Brexit Deal

By Jill Colvin and Kevin Freking | Oct 18
After winning the backing of European Union leaders for his new Brexit deal , Prime Minister Boris Johnson was in London Friday looking to secure enough support to get the deal through the fractious British Parliament.

In Protest Clouds, Hong Kong Tourists See Silver Lining

In Protest Clouds, Hong Kong Tourists See Silver Lining

By John Leicester | Oct 18
No tiresome wait for hugs and kisses from Mickey and Minnie Mouse. No queue at all for Hyperspace Mountain, where thrill-seekers are so scarce that Star Wars' Admiral Ackbar speaks to himself in the dark.

New Orleans to Explode Huge Unstable Cranes Ahead of Storm

New Orleans to Explode Huge Unstable Cranes Ahead of Storm

By Rebecca Santana and Kevin McGill | Oct 18
The city of New Orleans is preparing to explode two giant, badly damaged construction cranes that are towering over a partially collapsed hotel project at the edge of the French Quarter.

Trump, in Texas, Bashes Democrats As 'Crazy,' Unpatriotic

Trump, in Texas, Bashes Democrats As 'Crazy,' Unpatriotic

By Jill Colvin and Kevin Freking | Oct 18
President Donald Trump tried to turn impeachment rancor into a political rallying cry Thursday, using a Texas rally to bash Democrats as "crazy" and unpatriotic as they push forward with their investigations.

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