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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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US Picks Trump Resort for G-7; Critics Call Choice 'Brazen'

US Picks Trump Resort for G-7; Critics Call Choice 'Brazen'

By Kevin Freking and Bernard Condon | Oct 18
President Donald Trump's suggestion that his Miami golf resort host next year's Group of Seven summit became a reality Thursday, sparking an outcry from critics.

Riots Darken Catalan Separatist Dream of Peaceful Secession

Riots Darken Catalan Separatist Dream of Peaceful Secession

Oct 18
For years, Catalonia's separatist movement painstakingly built an amiable image of its quest to secede from Spain.

Plan to Close Notorious Rikers Jail Complex by 2026 Approved

Plan to Close Notorious Rikers Jail Complex by 2026 Approved

By Karen Matthews | Oct 18
New York City lawmakers voted Thursday to close the notorious Rikers Island jail complex, which has become synonymous with violence and neglect, and replace it with four smaller jails.

US Hails Turkish Cease-Fire; Kurds Must Vacate Border Area

US Hails Turkish Cease-Fire; Kurds Must Vacate Border Area

By Robert Burns and Zeke Miller | Oct 17
The U.S. and Turkey agreed Thursday to a cease-fire in the Turks' deadly attacks on Kurdish fighters in northern Syria.

White House: Ukraine Aid Held Up in Part over Election Probe

White House: Ukraine Aid Held Up in Part over Election Probe

By Lisa Mascaro and Mary Clare Jalonick | Oct 17
The White House acknowledged Thursday that President Donald Trump's decision to hold up military aid to Ukraine was linked to his demand that Kyiv investigate the Democratic National Committee and the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign.

Man Heard in Strangling Video Charged in 2nd Death In Alaska

Man Heard in Strangling Video Charged in 2nd Death In Alaska

Oct 17
A man accused of killing a woman who was seen strangled in videos on a digital memory card was charged Thursday with the death of another woman, authorities in Alaska said.

Researchers Find Drug Can Help Reverse Liver Disease in HIV-Positive People

Researchers Find Drug Can Help Reverse Liver Disease in HIV-Positive People

By Sam Cronin | Oct 17
National Institutes of Health (NIH) and Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) researchers have identified a new use for tesamorelin which may help reverse liver disease in those living with HIV. Read the highlights of the NIH press release here.

Aids Healthcare Foundation Calls on Makers of PrEP Drugs to Lower Prices

Aids Healthcare Foundation Calls on Makers of PrEP Drugs to Lower Prices

By Sam Cronin | Oct 17
The Aids Healthcare Foundation (AHF) called on October 5 for Gilead Sciences Inc. to cut prices of pre-exposure prophalaxis drug Descovy. The new medication,was recently FDA approved amid controversy concerning its limited lab testing demographics.

White House Says Next G-7 to Be Held at a Trump Golf Resort

White House Says Next G-7 to Be Held at a Trump Golf Resort

Oct 17
The White House said Thursday it has chosen President Donald Trump's golf resort in Miami as the site for next year's Group of Seven summit.

Fourth Transgender Murder Reported in Kansas City

Fourth Transgender Murder Reported in Kansas City

By Sam Cronin | Oct 17
Police in Kansas City have a man in custody for fatally shooting a transgender woman, Brianna "BB" Hill. This is the fourth murder of a transgender person in Kansas City this year. The city has a reported 118 homicides this year in total.

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