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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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Hong Kong Protesters Set Up Roadblocks, Clash with Police

Hong Kong Protesters Set Up Roadblocks, Clash with Police

By Kelvin Chan | Oct 20
Hong Kong protesters flooded the city's streets on Sunday in defiance of a ban by the authorities on their march, setting up roadblocks and tossing firebombs amid the firing of tear gas by police.

GOP Congressman Weighing Impeachment Won't Seek New Term

GOP Congressman Weighing Impeachment Won't Seek New Term

By Laurie Kellman | Oct 20
Florida Rep. Francis Rooney, one of the few Republicans openly weighing whether to impeach President Donald Trump, said Saturday he will not run for reelection.

Tulsi Gabbard Elevated in Iowa by Clinton Spat

Tulsi Gabbard Elevated in Iowa by Clinton Spat

By Alexandra Jaffe | Oct 20
Hillary Clinton's suggestion this past week that Hawaii Rep. Tulsi Gabbard is being "groomed" by Russians to act as a spoiler in the 2020 race may have had the opposite effect of what the 2016 Democratic presidential nominee intended.

Italian Experts Defuse WWII Bomb in Northern City

Italian Experts Defuse WWII Bomb in Northern City

Oct 20
Italian authorities have evacuated 4,000 people from the center of the northern city of Bolzano to defuse a World War II bomb found during construction.

Exhibit on Jefferson's Architecture Weaves in Slavery's Role

Exhibit on Jefferson's Architecture Weaves in Slavery's Role

By Bin Finley | Oct 20
As an architect, Thomas Jefferson envisioned buildings for a new republic — not old-world kings. The domes and columns in his designs recalled ancient Greece and Rome to symbolize liberty and democracy.

In Many Parts of Mexico, Government Ceded Battle to Cartels

In Many Parts of Mexico, Government Ceded Battle to Cartels

Oct 20
The Mexican city of Culiacan lived under drug cartel terror for 12 hours as gang members forced the government to free a drug lord's son, but in many parts of Mexico, the government ceded the battle to the gangs long ago.

Hong Kongers Use Masquerade As New Protest Tactic

Hong Kongers Use Masquerade As New Protest Tactic

Oct 20
Winnie the Pooh, Guy Fawkes, Pepe the Frog — these are the new faces of Hong Kong's pro-democracy protest movement.

Schiff, A Longtime Prosecutor, Angers GOP in Impeachment

Schiff, A Longtime Prosecutor, Angers GOP in Impeachment

Oct 20
There is no Archibald Cox or Ken Starr to be found in President Donald Trump's impeachment. So it's up to Adam Schiff to build the case.

AP Fact Check: Trump's Syrian Mission-Accomplished Moment

AP Fact Check: Trump's Syrian Mission-Accomplished Moment

By Calvin Woodward, Hope Yen, and Lolita C. Baldour | Oct 20
As President Donald Trump describes it, the U.S. swooped into an intractable situation in the Middle East, achieved an agreement within hours that had eluded the world for years and delivered a "great day for civilization." Not everyone bought it.

'Only God is with Us': A Syrian Family Feels Betrayed by U.S.

'Only God is with Us': A Syrian Family Feels Betrayed by U.S.

Oct 20
"For a whole year the Turks threatened us," Hanna said. "I kept saying we should escape, because with the Turks there is no security. But my husband always said there are Americans, Britain, France, and they won't abandon us."

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