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Hold the Cake! Fans Honor Ginsburg's Birthday with Exercise

Hold the Cake! Fans Honor Ginsburg's Birthday with Exercise

By Jessica Gresko | Mar 16
Wearing workout gear and carrying water bottles, fans of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg celebrated her 86th birthday Friday by exercising in front of the high court.

Irish Pride, And Dash Of Politics, At St Patrick's Parade

Irish Pride, And Dash Of Politics, At St Patrick's Parade

Mar 16
New York City is hosting its annual St. Patrick's Day Parade on Saturday, bringing together tens of thousands of marchers in one of the largest American celebrations of Irish heritage.

Trump Answers Rebuke of Border Order with a Veto

Trump Answers Rebuke of Border Order with a Veto

By Jill Colvin And Zeke Miller | Mar 16
Unbowed by a congressional rebuke, President Donald Trump issued the first veto of his presidency on Friday in a demonstration that he is not through fighting for his signature campaign promise.

LGBTQ Pioneers Descend on DC to Reintroduce Equality Act

LGBTQ Pioneers Descend on DC to Reintroduce Equality Act

Mar 15
The legislation explicitly recognizes the discrimination that LGBTQ older people face when seeking housing and accessing spaces like senior centers. The bill also acknowledges the higher rates of poverty found among LGBTQ older people.

Utah Conservatives Pile On to Pass Hate Crimes Bill... Now That It Includes Them

Utah Conservatives Pile On to Pass Hate Crimes Bill... Now That It Includes Them

By Kilian Melloy | Mar 15
A bill to strengthen Utah's hate crimes statutes lost momentum the year Donald Trump successfully ran for the presidency, and has been in limbo ever since... until, that is, the recent addition of a new protected class.

In City Centers, a Determined Effort to Diversify Hockey

In City Centers, a Determined Effort to Diversify Hockey

By Stephen Whyno | Mar 15
In a crowded hallway at Scanlon Ice Rink, Logan Johnson slid into his pads as his brother Malakye and sister Wylla skittered around sticks and bags bulging with hockey equipment.

Trump Appointee Completes Month of Public Housing Stays

Trump Appointee Completes Month of Public Housing Stays

By Karen Matthews | Mar 15
Since she took over as President Donald Trump's top housing official in the New York City area, Lynne Patton has been criticized for bringing a reality TV approach to what's traditionally been a bureaucratic job.

'Apprentice' Contestant's Trump Defamation Suit Can Proceed

'Apprentice' Contestant's Trump Defamation Suit Can Proceed

Mar 14
A New York appeals court has ruled that President Donald Trump isn't immune from a defamation lawsuit filed by a former "Apprentice" contestant who accused him of unwanted kissing and groping.

Report: Lyft Driver Locks Gay Man in, Demands Prayer Session

Report: Lyft Driver Locks Gay Man in, Demands Prayer Session

By Kilian Melloy | Mar 14
A Lyft driver allegedly locked a gay man in his car, insisting that they pray together, and then told the passenger he was going to "burn in Hell" because God "hates your sin."

Assistant Principal At Work After Suspension for Berating, Telling Trans Student to Pee in Front of Him

Assistant Principal At Work After Suspension for Berating, Telling Trans Student to Pee in Front of Him

By Kilian Melloy | Mar 14
A West Virginia high school official is at work once more after a partly-paid suspension involving an interaction with a male trans student.

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