2 men claim police brutality, anti-gay slurs by Park Police officers
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The officers had Davis' boyfriend, Timothy Cox, on the floor inside his sister's house – bloodied and in handcuffs – after police said he threw two hula hoops and a cooler at them. In return, Cox said an officer hit him in the head with a metal object …

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Pentagon quietly renames 'fire base'
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When Marine Corps Staff Sgt. Louis Cardin of Temecula, California, was killed in an ISIS rocket attack in Iraq on March 19, the Pentagon announced the attack happened at a location called “Fire Base Bell.” Now just days later that location has quietly been renamed — with no public announcement.

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A Muslim country that loves America
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In this time of dispiriting headlines — when Islamist terrorists target Christian children and their mothers on an Easter Sunday outing in Lahore, Pakistan; when an American presidential candidate advocates stopping Muslims from coming to the United States; when ISIS terrorists have just killed dozens in Brussels; when the very possibility of peaceful coexistence sometimes […]

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The danger of Utah's abortion law
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I provide safe abortion care because not only is it standard medical care, but it is also my moral and ethical obligation, writes Leah Torres.

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How did Andrew Jackson go from revered to reviled?
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You’ve probably heard about the movement to replace Andrew Jackson’s image on the ubiquitous $20 bill, but why exactly did the United States put him on there in the first place?

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Shooting reported at bus station
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Police in Richmond, Virginia, are responding to an active shooter situation at a Greyhound bus station, spokeswoman Koury Wilson told CNN on Thursday.

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California lawmakers OK highest statewide minimum wage
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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers on Thursday approved the nation's highest statewide minimum wage of $15 an hour to take effect by 2022 after it was hailed by Democrats as an example to the nation as it struggles with a growing gap between rich and poor….

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Drug maker reconsidering $20 million North Carolina factory
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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's governor met Thursday with gay-rights advocates bearing a letter signed by more than 100 corporate executives urging him to repeal the nation's first state law limiting the bathroom options for transgender people….

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A look at North Carolina's law on restrooms, discrimination
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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's new law limiting discrimination claims was approved in a special legislative session and signed by Gov. Pat McCrory later the same day to prevent a Charlotte City Council anti-discrimination ordinance from taking effect this Friday….

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