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Judge: California Police Targeted Gays in Sting Operations

NATIONAL | May 1
A judge who said police improperly targeted gay men in sting operations has dismissed charges of lewd conduct and indecent exposure against a man who was arrested in a public bathroom.

Obama Out: President Closes Out His Run as Comedian-in-Chief

POLITICS | By Douglass K. Daniel | May 1
President Barack Obama performed his brand of sharp-tongued comedy at the White House Correspondents' Dinner for the last time - wrapping up with "Obama out" and dropping the mic while the crowd cheered.

Thousands March in Moscow's Red Square for May Day Rally

Trade unions and other groups are staging rallies around the world to mark International Workers Day. A look at some May Day events:

Vexing Year for Lesbian GGNRA Superintendent

NATIONAL | By Matthew S. Bajko | May 1
Since being named the GGNRA's superintendent last May, Christine Lehnertz's life has been far from tranquil. Over the last 12 months she has been at the center of a number of public controversies.

107-Year-Old Woman who Danced with Obamas Finally Gets ID

NATIONAL | May 1
Virginia McLaurin's impromptu dance with the Obamas at the White House made her an online sensation.

How Would Ronald Reagan Feel About Trump?

POLITICS | May 1
Former President Ronald Reagan is consistently invoked on the Republican campaign trail.

President Barack Obama's Last Chance to Zing Washington

POLITICS | By Kevin Freking | Apr 30
President Barack Obama will get one more chance on Saturday to poke fun at fellow politicians, the press and himself as he attends his final White House Correspondents' Dinner.

Kasich Calls for Balance on Gay Rights, Religious Beliefs

NATIONAL | By Janie Harr | Apr 30
Asked about gay rights and marriage equality, Republican presidential candidate John Kasich said Friday that more people should take a "chill pill" and try to get along with one another rather than turn to unwieldy legislation.

Supreme Court Trying to Find Its Way After Scalia

NATIONAL | By Mark Sherman and Sam Hananel | Apr 30
Two months, 31 arguments and 18 decisions since the death of Justice Antonin Scalia, is the Supreme Court hopelessly deadlocked or coping as a party of eight?

Charge Reduced for Mall Easter Bunny in Brawl with Kid's Dad

NATIONAL | Apr 30
A New Jersey mall Easter bunny who got into a scuffle with a father last month has had a criminal charge against him downgraded.

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