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Scams & Waste Loom as Charity Millions Donated After Orlando

NATIONAL | By Jeff Donn | Aug 27
The more than 430 fundraisers posted on the GoFundMe website after the mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando have exposed weaknesses inherent in these popular do-it-yourself charity campaigns: waste, questionable intentions and little oversight.

Nevada Becomes One of Trump's Big Hopes for Swing State Win

POLITICS | By Nicholas Riccardi | Aug 27
Russ Wheeler bears the financial scars of Nevada's lost decade, and he hopes Donald Trump can heal them.

As Trump Courts Latinos, Clinton Links Him to Radical Fringe

POLITICS | By Jonathan Lemire and Lisa Lerer | Aug 27
Donald Trump met with about two dozen Latino supporters in Nevada to discuss strategies for boosting Hispanic turnout in the swing state, part of his effort to make the case his economic policies would be better for small minority-owned businesses.

US: Clinton Calendars Won't Be Released Until After Election

POLITICS | By Ted Bridis | Aug 27
Months after a federal judge ordered the State Department to release monthly batches of the daily schedules showing meetings by Hillary Clinton during her time as secretary of state, the government told the AP it won't finish the job before Election Day.

Transgender North Carolinians Get Restroom-Access Win

NATIONAL | By Jonathan Drew and Emery P. Dalesio | Aug 27
A federal judge ruled two students and an employee must be allowed to use restrooms matching their gender identity at University of North Carolina campuses.

FBI Won't Pursue Hate Crime Charges In Boiled Water Attack On Gay Men

CRIME | By Kate Brumback | Aug 27
The FBI has decided not to pursue hate crime charges against a Georgia man found guilty of throwing scalding water on a sleeping gay couple.

Conviction in San Francisco Lesbian Murder Trial

CRIME | By Seth Hemmelgarn | Aug 27
A San Francisco Superior Court jury convicted Michael Sione Green of first-degree murder in the 2013 shooting death of Melquiesha "Mel" Warren.

Outrage After Couple Leaves Anti-Immigrant Message for Waitress

NATIONAL | Aug 27
Instead of leaving a tip for their waitress, one couple left a hateful message at the bottom of their check: "We only tip citizens."

Could Texas Teacher's No-Homework Rule Transform Learning?

FAMILY | Aug 27
Brandy Young teaches second grade in Godley, Texas. Her letter to parents became a sensation on Facebook.

Trump Unveils 'America First' Mobile App

POLITICS | Aug 26
Donald Trump's presidential campaign now has its own mobile app.

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