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Health Care Stayed Front and Center at Democratic Debate

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NYC Gay Man Says He Was Attacked, Robbed after Refusing Sex on the Street

Watch: Drag Performer Victim of Hit and Run-in Possible Hate Crime

By Kilian Melloy |
A gay NYC man recounts being propositioned on the street by a stranger who then subjected him to a brutal attack and robbery.

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Mormon Church Opposes Utah LGBTQ 'Conversion Therapy' Ban

Mormon Church Opposes Utah LGBTQ 'Conversion Therapy' Ban

By Brady McCombs and Lindsay Whitehurst | Oct 16
A proposed ban on so-called conversion therapy in Utah is in danger of being derailed after the influential Church of Jesus of Christ of Latter-day Saints came out in opposition, just months after it said it wouldn't stand in the way of a similar measure.

Matthew Shepard's Parents Criticize AG Barr on LGBT Rights

Matthew Shepard's Parents Criticize AG Barr on LGBT Rights

By David Crary | Oct 16
The parents of Matthew Shepard, the gay college student murdered in 1998, assailed Attorney General William Barr for what they called hypocrisy on LGBT rights during a Justice Department ceremony commemorating a hate-crimes law named after their son.

School District Backtracks on Transgender Student Policy

School District Backtracks on Transgender Student Policy

Oct 16
A Georgia school district says it won't let transgender students use bathrooms aligning with their gender identity, reversing a previous decision.

Hollywood 'Fixer' Scotty Bowers Dies; He Wrote Tell-All Book

Hollywood 'Fixer' Scotty Bowers Dies; He Wrote Tell-All Book

By Hillel Italie | Oct 16
Scotty Bowers, a self-described Hollywood "fixer" whose memoir offered sensational accounts of the sex lives of such celebrities as Katharine Hepburn, Cary Grant and the Duke and Duchess of Windsor, has died. He was 96.

NYC Gay Man Says He Was Attacked, Robbed after Refusing Sex on the Street

NYC Gay Man Says He Was Attacked, Robbed after Refusing Sex on the Street

By Kilian Melloy | Oct 16
A gay NYC man recounts being propositioned on the street by a stranger who then subjected him to a brutal attack and robbery.

Health Care Stayed Front and Center at Democratic Debate

Health Care Stayed Front and Center at Democratic Debate

By Emmarie Huetteman | Oct 16
Voters got a better look at Democrats' health care priorities on Tuesday, as 12 of the leading candidates vowed to codify abortion access, threatened to jail opioid company executives and added a few more details to their health plans.

End in Sight? GM CEO Barra Joins Talks with Striking Union

End in Sight? GM CEO Barra Joins Talks with Striking Union

By Tom Krisher | Oct 16
General Motors CEO Mary Barra joined negotiators at the bargaining table, an indication that a deal may be near to end a monthlong strike by the United Auto Workers union that has paralyzed the company's factories.

Jury Selection Set to Begin in Landmark Federal Opioid Trial

Jury Selection Set to Begin in Landmark Federal Opioid Trial

By Mark Gillispie and Julie Carr Smyth | Oct 16
Jury selection is scheduled to begin Wednesday in the first federal trial over the opioids epidemic.

Takeaways: Warren Under Fire, 70s Club Ignores the Age Issue

Takeaways: Warren Under Fire, 70s Club Ignores the Age Issue

By Nicholas Riccardi | Oct 16
A dozen Democratic presidential candidates participated in a spirited debate over health care, taxes, gun control and impeachment. Takeaways from the three-hour forum in Westerville, Ohio.

House Democrats Not Easing Up on Their Impeachment Probe

House Democrats Not Easing Up on Their Impeachment Probe

By Lisa Mascaro, Mary Clare Jalonick and Laurie Kellman | Oct 16
The impeachment inquiry is revealing vivid new details about the high-level unease over President Donald Trump's actions toward Ukraine and those of his personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani as the swift-moving probe by House Democrats shows no signs of easing.

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