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AP Analysis: Wide Gaps in Legal Protection of LGBT Workers

Takeaways: Warren Under Fire, 70s Club Ignores the Age Issue

By Russ Bynum and Angeliki Kastanis |
Twenty-eight U.S. states have adopted no laws that prohibit workplace discrimination targeting LGBT employees. Only a small percentage of cities and counties offer protection at th...

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Shifting Explanations from White House Alarm Some in GOP

Shifting Explanations from White House Alarm Some in GOP

By Lisa Mascaro, Andrew Taylor, and Mary Clare Jalonick | Oct 20
The shifting White House explanation for President Donald Trump's decision to withhold military aid from Ukraine drew alarm Friday from Republicans as the impeachment inquiry brought a new test of their alliance.

Share of Americans with No Religious Affiliation Growing

Share of Americans with No Religious Affiliation Growing

By David Crary | Oct 20
The portion of Americans with no religious affiliation is rising significantly, in tandem with a sharp drop in the percentage that identifies as Christians, according to new data from the Pew Research Center.

New Emmett Till Marker Dedicated to Replace Vandalized Sign

New Emmett Till Marker Dedicated to Replace Vandalized Sign

Oct 20
A new bulletproof memorial to Emmett Till was dedicated Saturday in Mississippi after previous historical markers were repeatedly vandalized. The brutal slaying of the 14-year-old black teenager helped spur the civil rights movement.

Pakistan Silences Army's Critics with Raids, Terror Charges

Pakistan Silences Army's Critics with Raids, Terror Charges

By Kathy Gannon | Oct 20
Raids on people's homes are part of an expanding push by Pakistan's security services to crack down on anyone who voices criticism of their activities.

Caught Up in Trump Impeachment, U.S. Diplomats Fight Back

Caught Up in Trump Impeachment, U.S. Diplomats Fight Back

By Matthew Lee | Oct 20
Three years of simmering frustration inside the State Department is boiling over on Capitol Hill as a parade of current and former diplomats testify to their concerns about the Trump administration's unorthodox policy toward Ukraine.

Trump Scraps Plan to Host G-7 At His Doral Golf Resort

Trump Scraps Plan to Host G-7 At His Doral Golf Resort

By Zeke Miller and Jill Colvin | Oct 20
Responding to stinging criticism, President Donald Trump has abruptly reversed his plan to hold the next year's Group of Seven world leaders' meeting at his Doral golf resort in Florida.

UK's Johnson Asks for A Brexit Delay That He Doesn't Want

UK's Johnson Asks for A Brexit Delay That He Doesn't Want

By Gregory Katz and Mike Corder | Oct 20
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is pressing ahead to try to win parliamentary backing for his new Brexit deal even as the European Union considers his grudging request to extend the looming Oct. 31 Brexit deadline.

Democratic Voters Concentrate on Candidates, Not Impeachment

Democratic Voters Concentrate on Candidates, Not Impeachment

By Thomas Beaumont | Oct 20
The impeachment inquiry is so ingrained in the 2020 campaign that there's little point in bringing it up.

USS Constitution Celebrates Birthday with Boston Harbor Tour

USS Constitution Celebrates Birthday with Boston Harbor Tour

Oct 20
The USS Constitution has sailed in Boston Harbor to celebrate its 222nd birthday and the U.S. Navy's birthday.

Impeachment Inquiry Puts Spotlight on Perry, Who Shunned It

Impeachment Inquiry Puts Spotlight on Perry, Who Shunned It

By Ellen Knickmeyer | Oct 19
Long after more flamboyant colleagues flamed out of President Donald Trump's favor amid ethics scandals, low-profile and folksy Rick Perry survived in the Cabinet in part by steering clear of controversy. Until now.

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