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'Kill Gays' American Pastor Denies Deportation from Botswana; Says He Left 'Voluntarily'

By John Riley | Sep 24
Following the lead of neighbor South Africa, the president of Botswana is turning away an anti-gay pastor who became infamous for celebrating the massacre at Orlando's Pulse nightclub in June.

Department of Housing Publishes Final Gender Identity Rule for Homeless Shelters

By John Riley | Sep 24
On Tuesday, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) published a final rule intended to ensure that all individuals will be guaranteed access to shelter programs according to their gender identity.

Federal Judge: Wisconsin Trans Student Should Be Allowed to Use Boys' Restroom

By John Riley | Sep 24
A federal judge has ruled that a Wisconsin public school district must stop discriminating against a transgender student by requiring him to use a separate restroom.

Federal Judge Allows North Carolina Officials to Keep Refusing Same-Sex Marriages

By John Riley | Sep 24
A federal judge has dismissed a challenge to a North Carolina law that allows magistrates and registers of deeds to refuse to marry same-sex couples by citing religious objections.

Four Must-See Movies to Check Out Before Year's End

By Jason St. Amand | Sep 24
These four movies will make a big splash with audiences this year and have a great shot at earning some Hollywood gold at the 89th Academy Awards in February.

New Black Museum Prepared to Deal with Visitors' Emotions

By Jesse J. Holland | Sep 24
America's newest museum brings to life all the pain and tribulations of the black experience and its creators expect many visitors will be shaken by what they see and hear.

Norwegian Tesla Owners Sue Car Maker in Horsepower Dispute

Sep 24
More than 100 Tesla owners in Norway have sued the electric car maker, saying their vehicles aren't as powerful as advertised.

No Longer Invite-Only, 'Robo-Cars' Offered to Singaporeans

By Annabelle Liang | Sep 24
Autonomous vehicle software startup nuTonomy has made rides on its self-driving taxis available to the general public in Singapore for free, expanding a first-in-the world run that was initially invitation-only.

Top Democrats Say They've Concluded That Russia Behind Hacks

By Deb Reichmann | Sep 24
The top Democrats on the House and Senate intelligence committees said Thursday that they have concluded that Russian intelligence agencies are making a "serious and concerted effort" to influence the U.S. presidential election.

Trump Wants Nationwide "Stop and Frisk" Policing

Sep 24
To reduce crime, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump wants to initiate a "stop and frisk" policy for police officers.

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