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'Glee''s Puck Indicted on Child-Porn Charges

CRIME | May 28
Mark Salling, who played bad-boy Noah "Puck" Puckerman on the Fox musical dramedy "Glee," was charged Friday with receiving and possessing child pornography.

Clinton campaign Refuses to Fill Out Transgender Issues Questionnaire

POLITICS | By John Riley | May 28
A national transgender advocacy organization is criticizing the Clinton campaign for promising - and then backtracking - to fill out its political questionnaire on issues of importance to the transgender community.

Tennessee the Latest State on the List for Prohibited D.C. Government Travel

NATIONAL | By John Riley | May 28
Councilmember David Grosso's bill to ban state-funded travel to any locality with anti-LGBT laws is looking like a wise proposal, as D.C. adds yet another state to the growing list of places where government employees are prohibited from traveling.

Thai Man Bloodied But Unbowed After 'Intimate' Attack by Snake

INTERNATIONAL | May 28
A Thai man is recovering from a bloody encounter with a 3-meter (10-foot) python that slithered through the plumbing of his home and latched its jaws onto his penis as he was using a squat toilet.

Liberty Counsel asks Virginia Supreme Court Case to Take Up Their Fairfax Lawsuit

NATIONAL | By John Riley | May 28
The right-wing legal organization challenging Fairfax County Public Schools' (FCPS) nondiscrimination policy has asked the Virginia Supreme Court to hear their lawsuit.

California Rushed to Allow HIV-Infected Organ Transplant

AIDS | By Jonathan J. Cooper | May 28
California lawmakers are rushing to approve legislation Friday that would allow a man with HIV to receive part of his HIV-positive husband's liver before the surgery becomes too dangerous, possibly within weeks.

National Park Rises from Former Ohio Wasteland

NATIONAL | May 28
The National Park Service is celebrating 100 years of protecting and promoting America's most awe-inspiring natural resources.

Homeless Youth Agency Holds Open House

LOCAL | By Seth Hemmelgarn | May 28
A San Francisco nonprofit that provides basic medical care, syringe access, and other services to homeless youth in the Upper Haight district recently invited neighbors to discuss concerns about its new office space.

Lesbian Ex-SF Cop Claims Retaliation by Former Chief

NATIONAL | By Seth Hemmelgarn | May 28
A former San Francisco police officer has filed a claim against the city, saying recently departed Police Chief Greg Suhr forced her to retire after she went public with allegations that another officer had embezzled money.

Both Sanders, Clinton Have Fans Among SF Dems

POLITICS | By Matthew S. Bajko | May 28
Polls of California Democratic primary voters continue to show former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton favored to win the state's June 7 presidential contest against Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vermont).

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