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Alleged 'gay panic defense' in Texas murder trial stuns advocates

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 2:12pm
The light sentencing of a Texas man who killed his neighbor triggered national fury and put the rare "gay panic defense" in the spotlight.
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Black men arrested at Philly Starbucks are settling with city for $2

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 1:38pm
The arrests of Rashon Nelson and Donte Robinson led the coffee chain to announce it will temporarily close some 8,000 U.S. stores for "racial-bias education."
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Military C-130 plane crashes near airport in Savannah, Georgia

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 12:56pm
There was no immediate word on survivors.
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Key Trump lawyer handling Russia probe to retire

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 12:55pm
Ty Cobb is planning to retire from the president's legal team at the end of the month.
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New form of concrete could transform the construction industry

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 12:34pm
Microscopic flakes of graphene add strength and durability — but also raise cost and safety concerns.
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'Green' concrete could be game-changer for construction industry

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 12:34pm
Microscopic flakes of graphene add strength and durability — but also raise cost and safety concerns.
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Trump flexes executive power, says he may get 'involved' in DOJ document dispute

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 11:44am
The spat comes a day after Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein said the Department of Justice "is not going to be extorted" by Republicans.
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Why Democrats should love Gina Haspel

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 11:08am
Confirming the career CIA officer would send exactly the right signal to both the intelligence community and America.
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Forced surgery, sterilization: Japan's trans community faces uphill battle

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 10:16am
Despite the transgender community's current struggles, however, longtime advocate Fumino Sugiyama says there's reason to believe hope is on the horizon.
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Boy Scouts announce name change as girls join ranks

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 10:15am
The new name, Scouts BSA, is meant to evoke the past and convey "the inclusive nature of the program going forward."
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'Boy' Scouts announce name change as girls join ranks

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 10:15am
"We wanted to land on something that evokes the past but also conveys the inclusive nature of the program going forward."
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Are you guilty of these bad travel behaviors? A new survey reveals the most annoying.

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 10:09am
Seat kickers and trigger-happy perfume wearers, you're on notice.
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Are you guilty of these bad travel behaviors? A new survey reveals the most annoying.

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 10:09am
Seat kickers and trigger-happy perfume wearers, you're on notice.
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White man found guilty in Charlottesville beating of black man

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 10:08am
Jacob Goodwin claimed self-defense when he physically attacked DeAndre Harris. But prosecutors say he "came for battle."
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'Heartbeat' bill: Iowa lawmakers pass most restrictive abortion legislation

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 9:40am
The bill would ban most abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected, usually around six weeks of pregnancy, before some women even know they're pregnant.
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The effects of alcohol may be worse than bad breath

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 9:35am
A recent study shows the effects of drinking too much alcohol and how it can take a toll on your overall health.
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The Iraqi who threw his shoes at Bush is going into politics

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 8:38am
"This is for the widows and orphans and all those killed in Iraq," Muntazer Zaidi yelled at the U.S. president during a 2008 press conference.
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Dog groomer to the stars clips her way to Instagram fame

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 6:50am
Jess Rona became "Instafamous" for her slow-motion dog grooming videos and turning scruffy pups into sleek canines.
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Letters invisible to naked eye discovered on Dead Sea Scrolls

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 6:08am
The "small size and precarious physical state" meant some of them had not previously been sorted or deciphered.
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Anti-migrant mayor tells Trump: Border wall 'saved my town'

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 4:50am
The modern-day iron curtain stretches for 100 miles and is patrolled by soldiers, dogs, and 3,000 border police.
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