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Chelsea Manning: a Potent Symbol for Transgender Americans

By David Crary | Jan 18
For most Americans, Chelsea Manning has been a hero or villain based on how they view her decision to leak classified material. For transgender people, she has another dimension - serving as a potent symbol of their struggles for acceptance.

Obama Defends Decision to Commute Chelsea Manning's Sentence

By Julie Pace and Josh Lederman | Jan 18
President Obama defended his decision to cut nearly three decades off convicted leaker Chelsea Manning's prison term, arguing in his final White House news conference that the former Army intelligence analyst had served a "tough prison sentence" already.

Orlando Gunman's Widow Pleads Not Guilty to Aiding Husband

By Paul Elias | Jan 18
The widow of the Orlando nightclub gunman pleaded not guilty to charges that she aided and abetted her husband's support of the Islamic State group and then hindered the investigation of the attack.

Pence Calls Manning 'Traitor,' Clemency Mistake

Jan 18
Vice President-elect Mike Pence says President Barack Obama's decision to commute Chelsea Manning's sentence was a "mistake," and is calling the convicted leaker a "traitor."

Former President George H.W. Bush, Wife Barbara Hospitalized

By Michael Graczyk | Jan 18
Former President George H.W. Bush was admitted to an intensive care unit on Wednesday, and his wife, Barbara, was hospitalized as a precaution, according to his spokesman.

Texas House Speaker Pans Bathroom Bill, Exposes GOP Divide

By Will Weissert | Jan 18
A powerful Texas Republican says a proposal barring transgender people from using public restrooms of their choice statewide is bad for business.

UNC President: Job Candidates Say No, Citing Bathroom Law

By Emery P. Dalesio | Jan 18
Academics being recruited by North Carolina's public university system have ruled out moving to the state because of a law limiting legal protections for gay, lesbian and transgender people.

Trump 'Troubled' at Obama Clemency for Manning

Jan 18
Donald Trump's incoming press secretary says Trump is "troubled" by President Barack Obama's decision to grant clemency to convicted leaker Chelsea Manning.

North Carolina Business Increasingly Refereed with a Gavel

By Jonathan Drew and Gary D. Robertson | Jan 18
As North Carolina's political split widens, state business is increasingly being refereed with a judge's gavel.

Rick Santorum Hired by CNN as Commentator

Jan 18
Failed GOP presidential candidate and Rick Santorum has been hired by CNN as a commentator and contributor, the cable news network announced Tuesday.

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