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1st Transgender Candidate for Governor Focused on the Issues

Archbishop Defends Himself Ahead of Child Sex Abuse Report

By Wilson Ring |
Six months ago, Christine Hallquist was leading one of Vermont's rural electric cooperatives, her transgender status causing nary a ripple as she took part in policy debates a...

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A Timeline of Major Events In The Life of Aretha Franklin

A Timeline of Major Events In The Life of Aretha Franklin

Aug 16
A timeline of major events in the life and work of Aretha Franklin.

'No One Did It Better' - Reaction to Aretha Franklin's Death

'No One Did It Better' - Reaction to Aretha Franklin's Death

Aug 16
Reaction to the death of soul icon Aretha Franklin, who died Thursday.

'Weaponization of Faith': Examples from Clergy Abuse Report

'Weaponization of Faith': Examples from Clergy Abuse Report

By Mark Scolforo | Aug 16
A landmark grand jury report on clergy abuse in six Roman Catholic dioceses in Pennsylvania detailed how priests often used religious rituals, symbols of the faith and the threat of eternity in hell to groom, molest and rape children.

Austria Offers Outrageous Reasons for Denying Gays Asylum

Austria Offers Outrageous Reasons for Denying Gays Asylum

Aug 16
Austria has made headlines this week for the oddball - and stereotyped - reasons some of its officials have given for rejecting gay asylum seekers.

'Queen of Soul' Aretha Franklin Has Died

'Queen of Soul' Aretha Franklin Has Died

By Mesfin Fekadu and Hillel Italie | Aug 16
Aretha Franklin has died in Detroit.

Unhealthy Smoky Air Blankets Northwest

Unhealthy Smoky Air Blankets Northwest

Aug 16
Unhealthy air filled with smoke from wildfires blanketed the Northwest again on Wednesday. Washington state had the worst air quality in the country, according to the National Weather Service.

Indonesian President Urges Tolerance in Annual Speech

Indonesian President Urges Tolerance in Annual Speech

Aug 16
Indonesia's president urged his country to embrace its founding spirit of tolerance in an annual national address just days after choosing a divisive cleric as his running mate in elections next year.

Van Damme's Son Pleads Guilty in Arizona Knife Incident

Van Damme's Son Pleads Guilty in Arizona Knife Incident

Aug 16
A son of actor Jean-Claude Van Damme has pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct for holding his roommate at knifepoint at their apartment in suburban Phoenix.

Suspect Says Smashing Trump's Star Was 'Right and Just Act'

Suspect Says Smashing Trump's Star Was 'Right and Just Act'

Aug 16
The man accused of smashing President Donald Trump's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame called it a "rightful and just act."

Watch: Gothenburg Celebrates EuroPride with Rainbow Trams

Watch: Gothenburg Celebrates EuroPride with Rainbow Trams

Aug 16
Gothenburg prepares for EuroPride with a moving art exhibition where young artists have repainted the city's iconic trams in rainbow colors.

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