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Vermont Exec Would be Nation's First Transgender Governor

Security Experts, Trump Allies Alarmed by Omarosa Recordings

By Wilson Ring |
A former energy company executive from Vermont has a shot at becoming the nation's first transgender governor - but she says that's not the main reason she's running...

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Archbishop Defends Himself Ahead of Child Sex Abuse Report

Archbishop Defends Himself Ahead of Child Sex Abuse Report

By Mark Scolforo and Marc Levy | Aug 14
Cardinal Donald Wuerl, the archbishop of Washington, says he expects a grand jury report on the sexual abuse of children by clergy in six Pennsylvania Roman Catholic dioceses to be critical of his actions as the former longtime bishop of Pittsburgh.

In Haiti, Slight Progress for LGBT Rights is Seen as Victory

In Haiti, Slight Progress for LGBT Rights is Seen as Victory

By David Crary | Aug 14
Yaisah Val recently came out publicly as a transgender woman on YouTube, a potentially risky move in a country like Haiti where LGBT residents face pervasive hostility in most spheres of public life.

Trump Campaign Takes Legal Action Against Omarosa

Trump Campaign Takes Legal Action Against Omarosa

By Zeke Miller | Aug 14
President Donald Trump's campaign is filing an arbitration action against former aide Omarosa Manigault Newman alleging breach of a secrecy agreement.

Avenatti Discusses Policy Views as He Weighs 2020 Bid

Avenatti Discusses Policy Views as He Weighs 2020 Bid

By Catherine Lucey | Aug 14
Michael Avenatti, the attorney taking on President Donald Trump on behalf of adult film star Stormy Daniels, offered some details on his policy views Tuesday as he weighs an outsider Democratic bid for the White House.

Oklahoma School Closure After Vicious Facebook Threats Against Trans Student

Oklahoma School Closure After Vicious Facebook Threats Against Trans Student

By Kilian Melloy | Aug 14
School officials in Oklahoma briefly closed a middle school after a parent's Facebook posting complaining about a trans student using the girls' restroom generated a flurry of vicious threats and abuse.

EPA Urged To Clean Up Water Contamination

EPA Urged To Clean Up Water Contamination

Aug 14
The EPA is being urged to regulate a group of chemicals that are contaminating the public water supply in dozens of states. The group of chemicals known as PFAS were used in everything from nonstick cookware to firefighting foam.

Toxic Algae Bloom Plagues Florida's Gulf Coast

Toxic Algae Bloom Plagues Florida's Gulf Coast

By Tamara Lush | Aug 14
Tons of dead fish. A smell so awful you gag with one inhale. Empty beaches, empty roads, empty restaurants.

Trump's Harley Boycott Call Roils Wisconsin Primary

Trump's Harley Boycott Call Roils Wisconsin Primary

By Scott Bauer | Aug 14
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and Republican U.S. Senate candidate Kevin Nicholson both came out Monday against boycotting Milwaukee-based Harley-Davidson, the day after President Donald Trump said it would be "great."

Trump and Omarosa Spar Over Claim He Used N-Word

Trump and Omarosa Spar Over Claim He Used N-Word

By Catherine Lucey and Jill Colvin | Aug 14
President Donald Trump and former aide Omarosa Manigault Newman faced off in a messy clash that involved an explosive tell-all book, secret recordings, an ethnic slur and plenty of insults - reviving their roles as reality show boss and villain.

Deadline Looms for Release of Catholic Church Abuse Report

Deadline Looms for Release of Catholic Church Abuse Report

By Mark Scolforo and Marc Levy | Aug 14
Time is ticking down to a court-ordered deadline Tuesday afternoon to decide what information to black out in a forthcoming grand jury report investigating child sexual abuse in six of Pennsylvania's Roman Catholic dioceses.

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