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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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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.

Can Pete Buttigieg, Cool and Cerebral, Second That Emotion?

Can Pete Buttigieg, Cool and Cerebral, Second That Emotion?

By Thomas Beaumont | Oct 18
Of the many ways the 37-year-old mayor of South Bend, Indiana, is different from his better-known rivals, there is this: His ingrained emotional restraint in a show-all-tell-all era.

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.

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