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Project Uncovering South's Hidden LGBTQ History

Project Uncovering South's Hidden LGBTQ History

By Jay Reeves | Aug 20
A new project is documenting the history of LGBTQ people in the Deep South, a region that once all but forced gays, lesbians and others to live in hiding.

Report: MeToo Activist Argento Settled Sex Assault Complaint

Report: MeToo Activist Argento Settled Sex Assault Complaint

Aug 20
Italian actress Asia Argento - one of the most prominent activists of the #MeToo movement - recently settled a complaint filed against her by a young actor and musician who said she sexually assaulted him when he was 17, the New York Times reported.

Gretchen Carlson: Miss America's Claims Cost Pageant $75K

Gretchen Carlson: Miss America's Claims Cost Pageant $75K

By Wayne Parry | Aug 20
Miss America chairwoman Gretchen Carlson struck back against the reigning Miss America, saying Cara Mund's allegations that Carlson and others have bullied and silenced her has led to the loss of $75,000 in scholarship money for this year's contestants.

Giuliani on Hazards of Trump Interview: 'Truth Isn't Truth'

Giuliani on Hazards of Trump Interview: 'Truth Isn't Truth'

Aug 19
"Truth isn't truth," says President Donald Trump's personal attorney Rudy Giuliani, explaining why he's wary about pushing the president into an interview that he says could be a perjury trap.

Missouri School District Embraces Gender-Neutral Bathrooms

Missouri School District Embraces Gender-Neutral Bathrooms

Aug 19
A Kansas City-area school district that garnered national attention when a transgender student was crowned homecoming queen in 2015 has installed gender-neutral restrooms at two new elementary schools and in some existing locations.

Aretha Franklin Came to Washington to Sing - and for History

Aretha Franklin Came to Washington to Sing - and for History

By Russell Contreras | Aug 19
As a 21-year-old Aretha Franklin worked on her singing voice in New York during the summer of 1963, her father, Rev. C. L. Franklin, raced to finish the final touches on the planned March on Washington.

Yosemite Reopens, But With Limitations

Yosemite Reopens, But With Limitations

Aug 19
Hikers and nature lovers returned to Yosemite National Park's scenic valley Tuesday after a nearly three-week closure because of smoke from wildfires.

Trump Says WH Lawyer McGahn Isn't 'a John Dean Type 'RAT''

Trump Says WH Lawyer McGahn Isn't 'a John Dean Type 'RAT''

Aug 19
President Donald Trump is insisting that White House lawyer Don McGahn isn't "a John Dean type 'RAT.'"

Another Trial Looms for Ex-Trump Campaign Chairman Manafort

Another Trial Looms for Ex-Trump Campaign Chairman Manafort

By Matthew Barakat | Aug 19
As jurors weigh Paul Manafort's fate in a sprawling financial fraud case, the former Trump campaign chairman still has another trial looming in the nation's capital - and prosecutors there have a whole new set of charges and a huge volume of evidence.

Remains of Brother Finally Come Home From WWII

Remains of Brother Finally Come Home From WWII

Aug 18
Dominic Ragucci had thought for nearly 70 years that the body of brother Emil was swept out to sea during a Word War II battle. On Tuesday, the family finally held a funeral.

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