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Health Care Stayed Front and Center at Democratic Debate

Watch: Drag Performer Victim of Hit and Run-in Possible Hate Crime

By Emmarie Huetteman |
Voters got a better look at Democrats' health care priorities on Tuesday, as 12 of the leading candidates vowed to codify abortion access, threatened to jail opioid company ex...

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Matthew Shepard's Parents Criticize AG Barr on LGBT Rights

Matthew Shepard's Parents Criticize AG Barr on LGBT Rights

By David Crary | Oct 17
The parents of Matthew Shepard, the gay college student murdered in 1998, assailed Attorney General William Barr on Wednesday for what they called hypocrisy on LGBT rights.

Police, Protesters Clash in Catalonia For 3rd Night

Police, Protesters Clash in Catalonia For 3rd Night

By Joseph Wilson | Oct 17
Rioting raged in Barcelona and several other Catalan towns for a third straight night Wednesday,

Trump Dismisses Syria Concerns; Dems Walk Out of WH Meeting

Trump Dismisses Syria Concerns; Dems Walk Out of WH Meeting

By Robert Burns | Oct 17
Washing his hands of Syria, President Donald Trump declared Wednesday the U.S. has no stake in defending the Kurdish fighters who died by the thousands as America's partners against IS extremists.

Former Pompeo Aide Testifies; Senate Talks Impeachment Trial

Former Pompeo Aide Testifies; Senate Talks Impeachment Trial

By Lisa Mascaro, Mary Clare Jalonick and Matt Lee | Oct 17
The swift-moving impeachment probe pushed onward Wednesday as a former top State Department aide testified that the Trump administration's politicization of foreign policy contributed to his resignation.

'Tarzan' Actor Ron Ely's Wife Killed; Son Shot by Deputies

'Tarzan' Actor Ron Ely's Wife Killed; Son Shot by Deputies

Oct 17
"Tarzan" actor Ron Ely's wife was stabbed to death in their California home by their 30-year-old son, who was then shot and killed by sheriff's deputies, authorities said Wednesday.

APNewsBreak: Skeleton Unearthed Beneath California Peak

APNewsBreak: Skeleton Unearthed Beneath California Peak

By Brian Melley | Oct 17
The climbers were closing in on the top of California's second-highest peak when they came upon the grisly discovery of what looked like a bone buried in a boulder field.

Mormon Church Opposes Utah LGBTQ 'Conversion Therapy' Ban

Mormon Church Opposes Utah LGBTQ 'Conversion Therapy' Ban

By Brady McCombs and Lindsay Whitehurst | Oct 16
A proposed ban on so-called conversion therapy in Utah is in danger of being derailed after the influential Church of Jesus of Christ of Latter-day Saints came out in opposition, just months after it said it wouldn't stand in the way of a similar measure.

Matthew Shepard's Parents Criticize AG Barr on LGBT Rights

Matthew Shepard's Parents Criticize AG Barr on LGBT Rights

By David Crary | Oct 16
The parents of Matthew Shepard, the gay college student murdered in 1998, assailed Attorney General William Barr for what they called hypocrisy on LGBT rights during a Justice Department ceremony commemorating a hate-crimes law named after their son.

School District Backtracks on Transgender Student Policy

School District Backtracks on Transgender Student Policy

Oct 16
A Georgia school district says it won't let transgender students use bathrooms aligning with their gender identity, reversing a previous decision.

Hollywood 'Fixer' Scotty Bowers Dies; He Wrote Tell-All Book

Hollywood 'Fixer' Scotty Bowers Dies; He Wrote Tell-All Book

By Hillel Italie | Oct 16
Scotty Bowers, a self-described Hollywood "fixer" whose memoir offered sensational accounts of the sex lives of such celebrities as Katharine Hepburn, Cary Grant and the Duke and Duchess of Windsor, has died. He was 96.

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