News

Biden Open to Shortening Length of Programs in Spending Bill

Biden Open to Shortening Length of Programs in Spending Bill

NATIONAL | By Zeke Miller and Alexandra Jaffe | Oct 16, 2021

President Joe Biden said Friday he would prefer to cut the duration of programs in his big social services and climate change package rather than eliminate some entirely.

Authorities Call Fatal Stabbing Of UK Lawmaker Terrorist Act

Authorities Call Fatal Stabbing Of UK Lawmaker Terrorist Act

INTERNATIONAL | By Jo Kearney and Jill Lawless | Oct 15, 2021

A long-serving member of Parliament was stabbed to death Friday during a meeting with constituents at a church in England.

US Wins Seat on UN Rights Council in Uncontested Election

US Wins Seat on UN Rights Council in Uncontested Election

INTERNATIONAL | By Edith M. Lederer | Oct 15, 2021

The United States won a seat on the U.N. Human Rights Council that former president Donald Trump denounced and quit.

Texas Man Takes Plea Bargain in Grindr Robbery Conspiracy

Texas Man Takes Plea Bargain in Grindr Robbery Conspiracy

CRIME | By Kilian Melloy | Oct 15, 2021

A 22-year-old Texas man accepted a plea deal that puts him in jail for the next 23 years for his role in a conspiracy carried out by him and three others to use Grindr to lure, rob, and assault their victims.

Bill Clinton in Hospital for Non-COVID-Related Infection

Bill Clinton in Hospital for Non-COVID-Related Infection

NATIONAL | By Lou Kesten | Oct 15, 2021

Former President Bill Clinton was admitted to a Southern California hospital Tuesday with an infection but he is "on the mend," his spokesman said.

Biden to Meet with Pope Francis to Discuss COVID-19, Climate

Biden to Meet with Pope Francis to Discuss COVID-19, Climate

RELIGION | By Alexandra Jaffe | Oct 14, 2021

President Joe Biden is set to meet Pope Francis when he visits the Vatican later this month as part of a five-day swing through Italy and the U.K. for global economic and climate change meetings.

Out NFL Player Carl Nassib  Takes Day Off after Team Coach's  Homophobic Emails

Out NFL Player Carl Nassib Takes Day Off after Team Coach's Homophobic Emails

SPORTS | By Kilian Melloy | Oct 14, 2021

Out Raiders player Carl Nassib took a personal day after team coach Jon Gruden resigned over the surfacing of homophobic and racist emails.

Watch: Texas Removed LGBTQ Youth Webpage after Governor Candidate Called them 'Offensive'

Watch: Texas Removed LGBTQ Youth Webpage after Governor Candidate Called them 'Offensive'

NATIONAL | By Emell Adolphus | Oct 14, 2021

The state of Texas removed two LGBTQ resource pages from the Department of Family and Protective Services' website after Republican governor candidate Don Huffines called them "offensive."

Apple CEO, NBA's Dwyane Wade Help LGBTQ Group Build Homes

Apple CEO, NBA's Dwyane Wade Help LGBTQ Group Build Homes

NATIONAL | By Sophia Eppolito | Oct 14, 2021

Apple CEO Tim Cook and retired NBA All-Star Dwyane Wade joined Utah leaders Wednesday to announce the completion of a local advocacy group's campaign to build new homes that provide services for LGBTQ youth in the U.S. West.

Governor: Lt. Governor's LGBTQ Comments Don't Speak for NC

Governor: Lt. Governor's LGBTQ Comments Don't Speak for NC

NATIONAL | By Gary D. Robertson | Oct 14, 2021

Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper said Wednesday that Republican Lt. Gov. Mark Robinson "does not speak for North Carolina," a reference to comments that Robinson made about sex education in public schools that critics say plainly disparaged LGBTQ people.

Suit: U.S. Enabling LGBTQ Discrimination in Foster Program

Suit: U.S. Enabling LGBTQ Discrimination in Foster Program

FAMILY | By Kimberlee Kruesi | Oct 14, 2021

The federal government is funding organizations that illegally discriminate against LGBTQ candidates to become foster care parents for unaccompanied refugee children, a lawsuit filed Wednesday alleges.

NY Moving Women, Trans Inmates from Rikers to State Lockups

NY Moving Women, Trans Inmates from Rikers to State Lockups

NATIONAL | Oct 14, 2021

Nearly all female and transgender inmates at New York City's Rikers Island jail complex will be temporarily transferred to state lockups.

'As Seen on TikTok' is the New 'As Seen on TV'

'As Seen on TikTok' is the New 'As Seen on TV'

NATIONAL | By Joseph Pisani | Oct 14, 2021

Near the Twizzlers and Sour Patch Kids at It'Sugar are random items — fidget toys, fruit-shaped soft jelly candies — that earned a spot on the candy store's shelves because they went viral on TikTok.

Question in NFL is: Does Gruden Reflect Broader Culture?

Question in NFL is: Does Gruden Reflect Broader Culture?

SPORTS | By Howard Fendrich | Oct 14, 2021

Current and former players around the NFL have varying opinions about a key question that arose in light of the racist, homophobic and misogynistic thoughts expressed by Jon Gruden in emails.

Film, TV Workers Union Says Strike to Start Next Week

Film, TV Workers Union Says Strike to Start Next Week

WORKPLACE | By Andrew Dalton and Lindsey Bahr | Oct 13, 2021

The union representing film and television crews says its 60,000 members will begin a nationwide strike on Monday if it does not reach a deal that satisfies demands for fair and safe working conditions.

Critics Say Russian TV Drag Show Ignores LGBTQ Content

Critics Say Russian TV Drag Show Ignores LGBTQ Content

INTERNATIONAL | By Kilian Melloy | Oct 13, 2021

Even Russian TV is getting in on the drag boom in entertainment — but doing so in way that strips out the gay, critics charge.

First Out Pro Baseball Player Bryan Ruby Reflects on Acceptance, Announces Support Group

First Out Pro Baseball Player Bryan Ruby Reflects on Acceptance, Announces Support Group

SPORTS | By Kilian Melloy | Oct 13, 2021

Groundbreaking out pro baseball player Bryan Ruby says that he's never felt as much support, or played so well, since he shed the burden of the closet.

Demi Lovato Says 'Aliens' is 'Derogatory' Word to Call Extraterrestrials

Demi Lovato Says 'Aliens' is 'Derogatory' Word to Call Extraterrestrials

NATIONAL | By Emell Adolphus | Oct 13, 2021

Demi Lovato says extraterrestrials shouldn't be called "aliens" in an interview with CNN.

Lego to Remove Gender Stereotypes from Toys

Lego to Remove Gender Stereotypes from Toys

NATIONAL | By Emell Adolphus | Oct 13, 2021

Lego announces plans to remove gender stereotypes from its toys.

Feds OK Colorado Plan to Cover Gender-Affirming Care

Feds OK Colorado Plan to Cover Gender-Affirming Care

NATIONAL | By Patty Nieberg | Oct 13, 2021

Colorado will include gender confirmation care in its individual and small group health insurance plans, state and federal officials announced Tuesday.

31 - 50 of 66411 Stories