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House Approves Sweeping Bill To Expand Gay Rights

AP Explains: Brazil's Environmental Changes Under Bolsonaro

By Matthew Daly |
Democrats in the House approved sweeping anti-discrimination legislation Friday that would extend civil rights protections to LGBT people by prohibiting discrimination based on sex...

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War of Will Wins Preakness Featuring Riderless Running Horse

War of Will Wins Preakness Featuring Riderless Running Horse

By Stephen Whyno | May 19
Mark Casse completed a lifelong quest two weeks after the scare of a lifetime. And he did so in a race featuring a riderless horse that threw his jockey out of the gate and kept running.

Van Passenger Impaled by Tripod on California Freeway

Van Passenger Impaled by Tripod on California Freeway

May 19
Authorities say somebody stole a tripod from a California Department of Transportation crew and then dropped it from an overpass onto a Sacramento freeway, impaling the lung of a passenger in a van.

Biden Rejects Democrats' Anger in Call for National Unity

Biden Rejects Democrats' Anger in Call for National Unity

By Steve Peoples | May 19
His party may be enraged by Donald Trump's presidency, but Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden insisted Saturday that Democrats will not defeat the Republican president if they pick an angry nominee.

Thousands March in Northern Ireland for Same Sex Marriage

Thousands March in Northern Ireland for Same Sex Marriage

May 18
Thousands are marching in Northern Ireland to demand that the region's leaders permit same-sex marriage.

Italy's Salvini Stakes Out Post as Europe's Populist Leader

Italy's Salvini Stakes Out Post as Europe's Populist Leader

By Colleen Barry | May 18
Italy's anti-migrant Interior Minister Matteo Salvini led a rally of right-wing populist leaders Saturday seeking historic results in next week's European Parliament elections in their bid to transform European politics.

 Australia's Ruling Coalition Elected to Surprise Third Term

Australia's Ruling Coalition Elected to Surprise Third Term

By Rod McGuirk | May 18
Australia's ruling conservative coalition won a surprise victory in the country's general election on Saturday.

Wynn and MGM in Talks About Sale uf Encore Boston Casino

Wynn and MGM in Talks About Sale uf Encore Boston Casino

By Steve LeBlanc and Bob Salsberg | May 18
Two major casino operators said Friday they were in preliminary talks about the possible sale of one of the largest casinos in the Northeast.

In Clash With Congress, Weak Legal Case May Still Help Trump

In Clash With Congress, Weak Legal Case May Still Help Trump

By Jessica Gresko and Mark Sherman | May 18
For all of President Donald Trump's talk of winning, his lawyers are using a legal argument that many scholars say is a pretty sure loser as his team tries to defy congressional attempts to investigate him.

Warren Building Unlikely Connection with Black Female Voters

Warren Building Unlikely Connection with Black Female Voters

By Errin Haines Whack | May 18
Elizabeth Warren was the last of eight presidential candidates to take the stage at Texas Southern University last month when she was pressed for a solution to black women dying during childbirth at far higher rates than white women.

Report Shocks, Angers Some of Ohio State Doc's 177 Victims

Report Shocks, Angers Some of Ohio State Doc's 177 Victims

May 18
Victims of a now-dead Ohio State team doctor are reacting with shock, grief and anger at investigative findings that validated a heinous pattern of sexual abuse that many of them say they experienced as young men and then worked to forget for decades.

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