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Suspected Anti-LGBTQ Arsonist Seeks Asylum in Russia

Suspected Anti-LGBTQ Arsonist Seeks Asylum in Russia

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Nov 23, 2020

A Brazilian man accused of violently attacking a movie company that depicted Jesus Christ as gay is seeking asylum in Russia his September arrest in Moscow.

Gun-Toting Congresswoman-Elect May Carry Glock at Capitol

Gun-Toting Congresswoman-Elect May Carry Glock at Capitol

By Alan Fram | Nov 23, 2020

A firearms-toting congresswoman-elect who owns a gun-themed restaurant in Rifle, Colorado, has already asked Capitol Police about carrying her weapon on Capitol grounds, her office has acknowledged. If she does so, she apparently won't be alone.

Biden Expected to Nominate Blinken as Secretary of State

Biden Expected to Nominate Blinken as Secretary of State

By Matthew Lee | Nov 23, 2020

President-elect Joe Biden is expected to nominate Antony Blinken as secretary of state, according to multiple people familiar with the Biden team's planning.

Trump's Legal Team Cried Vote Fraud, but Courts Found None

Trump's Legal Team Cried Vote Fraud, but Courts Found None

By Maryclaire Dale | Nov 22, 2020

As they frantically searched for ways to salvage President Donald Trump's failed reelection bid, his campaign pursued a dizzying game of legal hopscotch across six states that centered on the biggest prize of all: Pennsylvania.

Trump Election Challenges Sound Alarm Among Voters of Color

Trump Election Challenges Sound Alarm Among Voters of Color

By Aaron Morrison, Kat Stafford and Christine Fernando | Nov 22, 2020

President-elect Joe Biden was in part powered to victory in Michigan, Wisconsin, Pennsylvania and Georgia by Black voters, many of them concentrated in cities such as Detroit, Philadelphia and Atlanta where he received a significant share of their support

Surprise Federal Drug Rule Directs Insurers to Reveal What They Pay for Prescription Drugs

Surprise Federal Drug Rule Directs Insurers to Reveal What They Pay for Prescription Drugs

By Harris Meyer | Nov 21, 2020

Health insurance companies will have to give their customers estimated out-of-pocket costs for prescription drugs and disclose to the public the negotiated prices they pay for drugs, under an unexpected new Trump administration rule.

Trump Tries to Leverage Power of Office to Subvert Biden Win

Trump Tries to Leverage Power of Office to Subvert Biden Win

By Zeke Miller, Colleen Long and David Eggert | Nov 21, 2020

President Trump sought to leverage the power of the Oval Office in an extraordinary attempt to block President-elect Joe Biden's victory, but his pleas to Michigan lawmakers to overturn the will of their constituents appeared to have left them unswayed.

Young, Black, Lesbian Tiara Mack Heads to RI State Senate

Young, Black, Lesbian Tiara Mack Heads to RI State Senate

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Nov 20, 2020

Tiara Mack, a 26-year-old Black lesbian, is headed to Rhode Island state Senate

Polish Buildings Lit in Pride Colors, Activists Say There's More Work to Do

Polish Buildings Lit in Pride Colors, Activists Say There's More Work to Do

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Nov 20, 2020

On Monday, buildings in several Polish cities were illuminated in rainbow colored lights as a gesture of solidarity with the LGBTQ community, even as hostility toward the community is still rising.

Gay GOP Trump Supporter George Santos Loses NYC House Bid

Gay GOP Trump Supporter George Santos Loses NYC House Bid

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Nov 20, 2020

Trump-supporting gay Republican George Santos has lost his bid in New York's 3rd Congressional District to incumbent Democratic Rep. Thomas Suozzi.

States' Face-Covering Mandates Leave Gaps in Protection

States' Face-Covering Mandates Leave Gaps in Protection

By Markian Hawryluk | Nov 20, 2020

But tests show neck gaiters are not as effective as surgical or cloth face masks. Bandannas, like plastic face shields, allow the virus to escape out the bottom in aerosolized particles that can hang in the air for hours.

Trump, Allies Make Frantic Steps to Overturn Biden's Victory

Trump, Allies Make Frantic Steps to Overturn Biden's Victory

By Colleen Long, Zeke Miller, Jill Colvin and David Eggert | Nov 20, 2020

President Donald Trump and his allies are taking increasingly frantic steps to subvert the results of the 2020 election, including summoning state legislators to the White House as part of a longshot bid to overturn Joe Biden's victory.

Watch: Drip. Drip. Drip. Rudy Giuliani's Hair Dye Upstages Press Conference

Watch: Drip. Drip. Drip. Rudy Giuliani's Hair Dye Upstages Press Conference

Nov 19, 2020

Rudy Giuliani attempted to explain President Donald Trump's legal case in contesting the results of the presidential election results, but his words were upstaged by the visual of hair dye dripping down his face.

Trump-Friendly Newsmax Seeks to Cut into Fox's Viewership

Trump-Friendly Newsmax Seeks to Cut into Fox's Viewership

By David Bauder | Nov 19, 2020

Now that his largely invisible network has suddenly been flooded by fans of President Donald Trump, Newsmax television personality Grant Stinchfield is puffing out his chest.

GOP Increasingly Accepts Trump's Defeat — but Not in Public

GOP Increasingly Accepts Trump's Defeat — but Not in Public

By Jonathan Lemire and Lisa Mascaro | Nov 19, 2020

The GOP's public silence on the reality of Biden's victory amounts to tacit approval of Trump's baseless claims of election fraud

Trump Targets Vote Certification in Late Bid to Block Biden

Trump Targets Vote Certification in Late Bid to Block Biden

By Zeke Miller, Christina A. Cassidy and Colleen Long | Nov 19, 2020

Getting nowhere in the courts, President Donald Trump's scattershot effort to overturn President-elect Joe Biden's victory is shifting toward obscure election boards that certify the vote as Trump and his allies seek to upend the electoral process.

Barack Obama Admits to 'Shamefully' Using Homophobic Slurs as Young Man in New Memoir

Barack Obama Admits to 'Shamefully' Using Homophobic Slurs as Young Man in New Memoir

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Nov 18, 2020

In his new bestselling memoir, President Barack Obama has admitted to calling people "gay" and "fags" as a young man, and feeling "profoundly ashamed."

CDC Announces New Director of the Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention

CDC Announces New Director of the Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention

Nov 18, 2020

"We have the tools at our hands to prevent infection and to keep people living with HIV healthy. Our barrier to achieving this vision is no longer science; it is systemic racism, sexism, homophobia, and transphobia," says Dr. Demetre Daskalakis.

Trump Pays $3 Million for Recount of 2 Wisconsin Counties

Trump Pays $3 Million for Recount of 2 Wisconsin Counties

By Scott Bauer | Nov 18, 2020

President Donald Trump's campaign has paid $3 million for a recount of two heavily Democratic Wisconsin counties.

Biden's DIY Transition Proceeds without Trump Assistance

Biden's DIY Transition Proceeds without Trump Assistance

By Steve Peoples, Deb Riechmann and Zeke Miller | Nov 18, 2020

President Trump's refusal to cooperate with his successor is forcing President-elect Joe Biden to seek unusual workarounds to prepare for the exploding public health threat and evolving national security challenges he will inherit in just nine weeks.

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