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Trump Scorns Complaint About Call with Foreign Leader

Transgender Man Can Sue Hospital Over Denied Hysterectomy

By Mary Clare Jalonick and Lisa Mascaro |
President Donald Trump is dismissing as fake news and "presidential harassment" a report that he made an unspecified promise during a phone call to a foreign leader that ...

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HUD Sec. Ben Carson Makes Transphobic Comments: 'Big, Hairy Men'

HUD Sec. Ben Carson Makes Transphobic Comments: 'Big, Hairy Men'

Sep 20
Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson is coming under fire this week after the Washington Post reported that he made transphobic remarks at an internal meeting to other H.U.D. employees.

Is America Ready for Gay President? Iowa Casts First Votes

Is America Ready for Gay President? Iowa Casts First Votes

By Thomas Beaumont | Sep 20
The question posed to Pete Buttigieg — gay, married and running for president — came from a supporter at an Iowa campaign stop: What should he tell friends who say America isn't ready to elect a gay man as president?

Trump Defends Himself Against Whistleblower Complaint

Trump Defends Himself Against Whistleblower Complaint

By Jonathan Lemire, Mary Clare Jalonick and Lisa Mascaro | Sep 20
President Donald Trump repeatedly defended himself Friday against an intelligence whistleblower's potentially explosive complaint, including an allegation of wrongdoing in a reported private conversation Trump had with a foreign leader.

Indonesia's President Delays Vote on New Criminal Code

Indonesia's President Delays Vote on New Criminal Code

By Niniek Karmini | Sep 20
Indonesia's president urged lawmakers on Friday to delay a vote on a proposed new criminal code amid mounting criticism of the bill, which opponents say threatens democracy and discriminates against minorities.

AP Source: GM's Offer to UAW Would Add Lower-Paying Jobs

AP Source: GM's Offer to UAW Would Add Lower-Paying Jobs

By Tom Krisher | Sep 20
A General Motors offer to invest $7 billion in U.S. facilities includes $2 billion from joint ventures and suppliers for new plants that would pay workers less than the top union wage, a person briefed on the matter said.

AP Fact Check: Trump Team Distortions on Fuel Economy Rules

AP Fact Check: Trump Team Distortions on Fuel Economy Rules

By Michael Biesecker Tom Krisher | Sep 20
President Donald Trump and his team are distorting the facts in explaining the administration's decision to stop California from setting its own emission standards for cars and trucks.

Gay Man, Brother 'Hunted Down' and 'Stomped On' by Vicious Mob

Gay Man, Brother 'Hunted Down' and 'Stomped On' by Vicious Mob

By Kilian Melloy | Sep 20
A gay Australian man and his straight brother were "hunted down" by a pack of homophobic teens and viciously beaten, the victim told media outlets. "They were bloodthirsty. They were animals," the victim said.

Listen: Pete Buttigieg Says He 'Can't Even Read the LGBT Media Anymore'

Listen: Pete Buttigieg Says He 'Can't Even Read the LGBT Media Anymore'

Sep 20
In a recent interview, 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg said he "can't even read the LGBT media anymore."

DC Considers Banning 'Gay Panic' Defense

DC Considers Banning 'Gay Panic' Defense

Sep 20
The Washington, D.C., Council is considering legislation that would bar people charged with violent offenses from claiming they acted in self-defense after learning the victim was gay or transgender.

Officials Detail Drug Overdose Case Against Political Donor

Officials Detail Drug Overdose Case Against Political Donor

By Brian Melley and STefanie Dazio | Sep 20
Gemmel Moore had moved back home with his mother in Texas two years ago and was missing Los Angeles when he texted a photo of syringe in an arm to a wealthy gay man he knew in California.

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