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Drawing Nears for Powerball Jackpot That's Climbed to $700M

Drawing Nears for Powerball Jackpot That's Climbed to $700M

By Scott McFetridge | Aug 22
The estimated jackpot for Wednesday night's Powerball lottery game has climbed to $700 million, making it the second-largest in U.S. history.

AT&T Partners with HRC to Foster the Next Generation of LGBTQA Leaders

AT&T Partners with HRC to Foster the Next Generation of LGBTQA Leaders

Aug 22
With back to school on the horizon for many college students, what better way to kick-start the new semester than making a difference in their community and around the world?

Coal CEO Expected Trump Help, but Administration Said No

Coal CEO Expected Trump Help, but Administration Said No

By Jeff Horowitz, Michael Biesecker,and Matthew Daly | Aug 22
The Trump administration has rejected a coal industry push to win a rarely used emergency order protecting coal-fired power plants, a decision contrary to what one coal executive said the president personally promised him.

Is Trump's Latest Controversial Appointee a Racist, Science-Denying Homophobe?

Is Trump's Latest Controversial Appointee a Racist, Science-Denying Homophobe?

Aug 22
Sam Clovis has been called everything from "bigot" to "birther" to "racist" and "science denier." Will "homophobe" be added to that list?

In Lawsuit Against National Enquirer, Richard Simmons Lists Why He's Not Trans

In Lawsuit Against National Enquirer, Richard Simmons Lists Why He's Not Trans

Aug 22
After filing a defamation suit against the National Enquirer in May, Richard Simmons lists five reasons why he's not transgender in new legal documents filed last week.

Historic Eclipse Turns Day Into Night Across the US

Historic Eclipse Turns Day Into Night Across the US

By Marcia Dunn | Aug 21
Millions of Americans gazed in wonder through telescopes, cameras and disposable protective glasses Monday as the moon blotted out the sun in the first full-blown solar eclipse to sweep the U.S. from coast to coast in nearly a century.

Eclipse Eve: Millions Converge Across US to See Sun Go Dark

Eclipse Eve: Millions Converge Across US to See Sun Go Dark

By Marcia Dunn | Aug 20
Millions of Americans converged on a narrow corridor stretching from Oregon to South Carolina to watch the moon blot out the midday sun Monday for a wondrous couple of minutes in the first total solar eclipse to sweep coast to coast in 99 years.

LGBT Homeless Teens Fight for Survival

LGBT Homeless Teens Fight for Survival

By Deon C. Jefferson | Aug 20
The folks at A Way Home America, Rapid Results Institute, and HomeBase have come up with a solution to end teen homelessness, dubbed the 100 Day Challenge.

Broward Schools to Host Church Accused of Bigotry

Broward Schools to Host Church Accused of Bigotry

By Michael d'Oliveira | Aug 20
A contract between Broward County Public Schools and Celebration Church Fort Lauderdale has some members of the LGBT community accusing school officials of sheltering bigotry.

The Boston 'Free Speech' Rally: Even Trump Liked It

The Boston 'Free Speech' Rally: Even Trump Liked It

Aug 20
The numbers said it all: 40,000 counter-protesters, 100 alt-right demonstrators, thousands of police and security forces, 33 arrests. On a warm Saturday afternoon the Boston "Free Speech" rally became a happy celebration of just that

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