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In Trump's First Speech to Congress, Will Decorum Hold?

In Trump's First Speech to Congress, Will Decorum Hold?

By Nancy Benac and Jill Colvin | Feb 25
A presidential speech to Congress is one of those all-American moments that ooze ritual and decorum.

New York Times to Broadcast 'Truth' Ad During Academy Awards

New York Times to Broadcast 'Truth' Ad During Academy Awards

By Mesfin Fekadu | Feb 25
The New York Times will broadcast a commercial called "The Truth Is Hard" during Sunday's Academy Awards, just days after the company and other news organizations were blocked from joining an informal, on-the-record White House press briefing.

Celebrities Launch Pot Brands as California Legalizes Drug

Celebrities Launch Pot Brands as California Legalizes Drug

By Paul Elias | Feb 25
Country singer Willie Nelson, the children of the late reggae icon Bob Marley and comedian Whoopi Goldberg are just a few of the growing number of celebrities publicly jumping into the marijuana industry and eyeing the California pot market.

NYC Protests Trump Transgender Bathroom Policy

NYC Protests Trump Transgender Bathroom Policy

Feb 25
Demonstrators gathered in New York City to protest the Trump administration's new guidance on bathrooms for transgender individuals.

Gay Park Superintendent Returns to Bay Area

Gay Park Superintendent Returns to Bay Area

By Matthew S. Bajko | Feb 25
Looking over a large-scale model of the Presidio near the entrance to the new visitor center for the former army base turned national park, Craig Kenkel pointed to the Batteries-to-Bluffs trail as one of his favorite places in the park.

NAACP Urges North Carolina Boycott Over Conservative Laws

NAACP Urges North Carolina Boycott Over Conservative Laws

By Jonathan Drew | Feb 25
The NAACP urged religious conferences, athletic events and musicians on Friday to avoid North Carolina as part of a national boycott protesting the state's conservative policies including a law limiting LGBT protections.

White House Bars Major News Outlets from Media Gaggle

White House Bars Major News Outlets from Media Gaggle

Feb 24
News organizations including the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, CNN and Politico were blocked from joining a White House media gaggle, according to news reports.

'No Anonymous Sources,' Trump Scolds - After WH Uses Them

'No Anonymous Sources,' Trump Scolds - After WH Uses Them

By Julie Bykowicz | Feb 24
President Donald Trump escalated his criticism of the news media Friday, taking direct aim this time at the use of anonymous sources.

Release Sought for Immigrant Who Asked for Protection Order

Release Sought for Immigrant Who Asked for Protection Order

By Astrid Galvan | Feb 24
The arrest by federal authorities in El Paso of a transgender woman who was seeking protection from an abusive boyfriend has led to questions about what lengths authorities will go to apprehend people under newly stepped-up immigration policies.

Judge Bars Several Accusers From Testifying at Cosby's Trial

Judge Bars Several Accusers From Testifying at Cosby's Trial

By Maryclaire Dale | Feb 24
In a major break for Bill Cosby, a judge ruled Friday that just one of the comedian's multitude of other accusers can testify at his trial to bolster charges he drugged and violated a woman more than a decade ago.

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