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Virus May Kill More Than 90K in the Next Month, White House Projects

Virus May Kill More Than 90K in the Next Month, White House Projects

By Zeke Miller, Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Jan 27, 2021

The Biden administration launched its new level-with-America health briefings Wednesday with a projection that as many as 90,000 more in the U.S. will die from the coronavirus in the next four weeks.

Black, Gay SF Firefighter Sues City for Discrimination, Harassment

Black, Gay SF Firefighter Sues City for Discrimination, Harassment

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Jan 27, 2021

A Black, gay firefighter in San Francisco has filed a lawsuit against the city citing harassment and discrimination in the work place.

Hate Crime Charges Added in Case of La. Man's Brutal Attack on Grindr Date

Hate Crime Charges Added in Case of La. Man's Brutal Attack on Grindr Date

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Jan 27, 2021

Chance Seneca has been arrested and charge with the attempted second degree murder of Holden White in Louisiana last year.

In Battle Over GameStop Shares, Two Big Players Flinch

In Battle Over GameStop Shares, Two Big Players Flinch

By Michelle Chapman and Stan Choe | Jan 27, 2021

A David and Goliath saga is unfolding in financial markets over the stock price of struggling retail chain GameStop. On Wednesday, Goliath walked away from the battle. Two Goliaths, actually.

Disney Updates Jungle Cruise After Insensitivity Criticism

Disney Updates Jungle Cruise After Insensitivity Criticism

Jan 27, 2021

Jungle Cruise, one of the original Disney parks' rides, is getting a 21st century remodel in yet the latest update to a legacy theme park ride that has been criticized in years past for being racially insensitive.

New Governor of Puerto Rico Declares State of Emergency Due to Anti-Trans, Misogynistic Violence

New Governor of Puerto Rico Declares State of Emergency Due to Anti-Trans, Misogynistic Violence

By Kilian Melloy | Jan 26, 2021

The newly-installed governor of Puerto Rico has declared a state of emergency due intense anti-trans and misogynistic violence.

Twitter Permanently Bans My Pillow CEO

Twitter Permanently Bans My Pillow CEO

By Zen Soo | Jan 26, 2021

Twitter has permanently banned My Pillow CEO Mike Lindell's account after he continued to perpetuate the baseless claim that Donald Trump won the 2020 U.S. presidential election.

Watch: NYC Restaurant Fires Anti-LGBTQ Worker After Verbal Attack on Married Couple

Watch: NYC Restaurant Fires Anti-LGBTQ Worker After Verbal Attack on Married Couple

By Kilian Melloy | Jan 26, 2021

The New York restaurant where a same-sex married couple was told to leave by an anti-LGBTQ employee says that the worker in question has been let go, and that the couple has been invited to return as customers.

In LA, Gay Bars, Restaurants Look to Crowdfunding to Survive

In LA, Gay Bars, Restaurants Look to Crowdfunding to Survive

By Kilian Melloy | Jan 26, 2021

LGBTQ bars and restaurants in greater Los Angeles are struggling to survive the second, and latest, COVID lockdown. Crowdfunding has proven to be a lifeline for many.

Pets are Back: Biden's 2 Dogs Settle in at White House

Pets are Back: Biden's 2 Dogs Settle in at White House

By Darlene Superville | Jan 26, 2021

The patter of paws is being heard in the White House again following the arrival of President Joe Biden's dogs Champ and Major. The two German shepherds are the first pets to live at the executive mansion since the Obama administration.

Biden Reversing Trump Ban on Transgender People in Military

Biden Reversing Trump Ban on Transgender People in Military

By Lolita C. Baldor and | Jan 25, 2021

President Joe Biden is signing an order Monday reversing a Pentagon policy that largely barred transgender individuals from joining the military.

Dominion Voting Systems Sues Giuliani Over Election Claims

Dominion Voting Systems Sues Giuliani Over Election Claims

By Colleen Long | Jan 25, 2021

Dominion Voting Systems filed a defamation lawsuit on Monday against Donald Trump's personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani, who led the former president's efforts to spread baseless claims about the 2020 election.

House Sending Trump Impeachment to Senate, GOP Opposes Trial

House Sending Trump Impeachment to Senate, GOP Opposes Trial

By Mary Clare Jalonick and Lisa Mascaro | Jan 25, 2021

As the House prepares to bring the impeachment charge against Donald Trump to the Senate for trial, a growing number of Republican senators say they are opposed to the proceeding.

2 in 5 Americans Live Where COVID-19 Strains Hospital ICUs

2 in 5 Americans Live Where COVID-19 Strains Hospital ICUs

By Carla K. Johnson, Nicky Forster | Jan 25, 2021

Straining to handle record numbers of COVID-19 patients, hundreds of the nation's intensive care units are running out of space and supplies and competing to hire temporary traveling nurses at soaring rates.

Was the New York Times Tone-Deaf in Reporting Matthew Camp's Arson Attack?

Was the New York Times Tone-Deaf in Reporting Matthew Camp's Arson Attack?

Jan 24, 2021

Was the New York Times tone-deaf in reporting the arson attack on adult male performer's home last week?

Legislator Mocks Trans Biden Nominee on Facebook, Apologizes

Legislator Mocks Trans Biden Nominee on Facebook, Apologizes

Jan 24, 2021

A Pennsylvania legislator shared on Facebook an image mocking the appearance of the state's recently departed health secretary, a transgender woman who has been nominated to serve in the Biden administration, and then offered a general apology Saturday.

Bomb Targets California Anti-LGBTQ Church; FBI Investigates

Bomb Targets California Anti-LGBTQ Church; FBI Investigates

By Kilian Melloy | Jan 24, 2021

A bomb went off Jan. 23 at a California church that is known for its pastor's attacks on LGBTQ people, women, Black Lives Matter, and the Jewish community. The church had faced protests for its extremist views.

Defense Chief Orders Review of Military Sex Assault Programs

Defense Chief Orders Review of Military Sex Assault Programs

By Lolita C. Baldor | Jan 24, 2021

Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin, in his first directive since taking office, has given his senior leaders two weeks to send him reports on sexual assault prevention programs in the military, and an assessment of what has worked and what hasn't.

From Presidents to Faded Stars, All Welcomed by Larry King

From Presidents to Faded Stars, All Welcomed by Larry King

By David Bauder | Jan 24, 2021

Larry King was easy to poke fun at, particularly late in his career at CNN: the pinched look, guffaws and coke-bottle glasses, the suspenders and old-time microphone on the desk in front of him.

MyPillow Guy Among the Trump Acolytes Picking Up the Torch

MyPillow Guy Among the Trump Acolytes Picking Up the Torch

By Steve Karnowski | Jan 24, 2021

When Mike Lindell, better known to TV viewers as the MyPillow Guy, went to the White House last week to try to persuade President Donald Trump to keep pushing bogus theories about the election, he came away disappointed.

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