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Last Straw: Fed-up Arizona Democrats Censure Sen. Sinema

Last Straw: Fed-up Arizona Democrats Censure Sen. Sinema

POLITICS | By Jonathan J. Cooper | Jan 23, 2022

Leaders of the Arizona Democratic Party voted Saturday to censure U.S. Sen. Kyrsten Sinema Sinema, citing "her failure to do whatever it takes to ensure the health of our democracy.''

Video Shows Struggle that Preceded Restrained Teen's Death

Video Shows Struggle that Preceded Restrained Teen's Death

NATIONAL | Jan 23, 2022

Surveillance video shows a Black 17-year-old struggling with staff at a Wichita juvenile center last fall before he died after he was restrained facedown for more than 30 minutes.

Young Officer Slain in Harlem Joined to Help 'Chaotic City'

Young Officer Slain in Harlem Joined to Help 'Chaotic City'

NATIONAL | By Bobby Caina Calvan and Michael R. Sisak | Jan 23, 2022

NYC police officers Jason Rivera and Wilbert Mora were shot Friday night while answering a call about an argument between a woman and her adult son. Mora, 27, suffered a serious head wound, police said.

Death Reported on Atlantis 30th Anniversary Cruise

Death Reported on Atlantis 30th Anniversary Cruise

NATIONAL | Jan 22, 2022

It is reported that there has been a death onboard the Atlantis Events' 30th Anniversary Cruise on Royal Caribbean's Oasis of the Seas, but such deaths are not out of the ordinary.

Adam Rippon Looks Back at His Role in 2018 Olympics

Adam Rippon Looks Back at His Role in 2018 Olympics

SPORTS | By Barry Wilner | Jan 22, 2022

Adam Rippon, who came out publicly in October 2015, was the first openly gay athlete to represent the United States in Olympic competition.

Mother: Teachers Manipulated Child to Change Gender Identity

Mother: Teachers Manipulated Child to Change Gender Identity

FAMILY | By Brian Melley | Jan 22, 2022

A mother who claims teachers secretly manipulated her 11-year-old daughter into changing her gender identity and name has filed a legal case against a tiny California school district.

Ralph Lauren Unveils Team USA's Opening Olympic Uniforms

Ralph Lauren Unveils Team USA's Opening Olympic Uniforms

SPORTS | By Leanne Italie | Jan 21, 2022

Team USA's opening ceremony uniforms for the Beijing Olympics include some sneaky new warming technology, along with a handy front pouch and a cinch waist on anoraks in navy and white.

Louie Anderson, Emmy-Winning Comedian, Dies at 68

Louie Anderson, Emmy-Winning Comedian, Dies at 68

OBITUARIES | By Lynn Elber | Jan 21, 2022

Louie Anderson, whose four-decade career as a comedian and actor included his unlikely, Emmy-winning performance as mom to twin adult sons in the TV series "Baskets," died Friday. He was 68.

Consumer Group Backtracks on Tinder LGBTQ+ Discrimination Accusation

Consumer Group Backtracks on Tinder LGBTQ+ Discrimination Accusation

NATIONAL | By Kilian Melloy | Jan 21, 2022

A consumer group claimed to have found that Tinder is charging gay and lesbian users more — by as much as nearly 50% — but has since retracted that accusation.

Christian Couple to Gay Couple: No House for You!

Christian Couple to Gay Couple: No House for You!

FAMILY | By Kilian Melloy | Jan 21, 2022

A gay couple in the UK were stunned when a Christian couple rebuffed their interest in a house for sale because of the men's sexuality.

Meat Loaf, 'Bat Out of Hell' Rock Superstar, Dies at 74

Meat Loaf, 'Bat Out of Hell' Rock Superstar, Dies at 74

OBITUARIES | By Hillel Italie | Jan 21, 2022

Meat Loaf, the rock superstar loved by millions for his "Bat Out of Hell" album and dark-hearted anthems like "I'd Do Anything for Love (But I Won't Do That)," has died. He was 74.

LGBTQ Dating Ban at BYU Probed in Federal Investigation

LGBTQ Dating Ban at BYU Probed in Federal Investigation

NATIONAL | Jan 21, 2022

The U.S. Department of Education has opened a civil-rights investigation into how LGBTQ students are disciplined at Brigham Young University, a private religious school.

Penn Pledges to Work with NCAA, Support Transgender Swimmer

Penn Pledges to Work with NCAA, Support Transgender Swimmer

SPORTS | Jan 21, 2022

Swimmer Lia Thomas, who competed for the men's team at Penn before transitioning, has qualified to compete in March at the 2022 NCAA swimming and diving championships.

Michael Phelps: Controversy Around Trans Swim Champ Lia Thomas 'Complicated'

Michael Phelps: Controversy Around Trans Swim Champ Lia Thomas 'Complicated'

SPORTS | By Kilian Melloy | Jan 20, 2022

Olympic swimming champ Michael Phelps weighed in on the controversy around Lia Thomas, saying it's "complicated" but calling for an "even playing field" he admits he can't define.

Recently Married Lesbian Couple Murdered, Dismembered in Juárez

Recently Married Lesbian Couple Murdered, Dismembered in Juárez

CRIME | By Kilian Melloy | Jan 20, 2022

The bodies of a recently-married lesbian couple from El Paso were found dismembered and stuffed into trash bags in the border town of Ciudad Juárez.

NCAA Adopts New Policy for Transgender Athletes

NCAA Adopts New Policy for Transgender Athletes

SPORTS | Jan 20, 2022

The NCAA has adopted a sport-by-sport approach for transgender athletes, bringing the organization in line with the U.S. and International Olympic Committees.

Trans Athlete Ban Pushed by Noem Clears South Dakota Senate

Trans Athlete Ban Pushed by Noem Clears South Dakota Senate

SPORTS | By Stephen Groves | Jan 20, 2022

The South Dakota Senate on Wednesday passed a bill proposed by Republican Gov. Kristi Noem that would ban transgender women and girls from participating in school sports leagues that match their gender identity.

Report on Sexual Abuse in German Diocese Faults Retired Pope

Report on Sexual Abuse in German Diocese Faults Retired Pope

RELIGION | By Geir Moulson | Jan 20, 2022

A long-awaited report on sexual abuse in Germany's Munich diocese on Thursday faulted retired Pope Benedict XVI's handling of four cases when he was archbishop in the 1970s and 1980s.

Spears Case Drives California Bid to Limit Conservatorships

Spears Case Drives California Bid to Limit Conservatorships

NATIONAL | By Don Thompson | Jan 20, 2022

Disability rights activists and advocates for Britney Spears backed a California proposal Wednesday to provide more protections for those under court-ordered conservatorships, while promoting less-restrictive alternatives.

Yvette Mimieux, '60s Starlet of 'Time Machine,' Dies at 80

Yvette Mimieux, '60s Starlet of 'Time Machine,' Dies at 80

OBITUARIES | By Jake Coyle | Jan 20, 2022

Yvette Mimieux, the blond and blue-eyed 1960s film star of "Where the Boys Are," "The Time Machine" and "Light in the Piazza," has died. She was 80.

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