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New D.C. Bill Could Expand Care for LGBT Seniors, People With HIV

New D.C. Bill Could Expand Care for LGBT Seniors, People With HIV

Oct 19
D.C. Councilmember Mary Cheh has introduced first-of-its-kind legislation to better protect and support LGBT elders and older people living with HIV in the District of Columbia.

Californians Consider Cage-Free Hens by 2022

Californians Consider Cage-Free Hens by 2022

By Jocelyn Gecker | Oct 8
California voters are right to think they already weighed in on how big cages should be for egg-laying hens.

Visit Philadelphia Names Openly Gay CEO

Visit Philadelphia Names Openly Gay CEO

Sep 10
Jeff Guaracino, co-author of "Handbook of LGBT Tourism and Hospitality: A Guide for Business Practice," has been appointed Visit Philadelphia's new president and CEO.

Unhealthy Smoky Air Blankets Northwest

Unhealthy Smoky Air Blankets Northwest

Aug 16
Unhealthy air filled with smoke from wildfires blanketed the Northwest again on Wednesday. Washington state had the worst air quality in the country, according to the National Weather Service.

Los Angeles Installs Subway Body Scanners

Los Angeles Installs Subway Body Scanners

By Michael Balsamo | Aug 15
Los Angeles' subway will become the first mass transit system in the U.S. to install body scanners that screen passengers for weapons and explosives, officials said Tuesday.

Toxic Algae Bloom Plagues Florida's Gulf Coast

Toxic Algae Bloom Plagues Florida's Gulf Coast

By Tamara Lush | Aug 14
Tons of dead fish. A smell so awful you gag with one inhale. Empty beaches, empty roads, empty restaurants.

Australian Tourist Dies in Bike Crash Near Central Park

Australian Tourist Dies in Bike Crash Near Central Park

Aug 11
An Australian tourist biking in New York City died after colliding with a garbage truck as she swerved to avoid a vehicle blocking the bike lane near Central Park.

Discrimination Complaint Filed Against Texas Chicken and Burgers

Discrimination Complaint Filed Against Texas Chicken and Burgers

Aug 10
A complaint was filed this week against Texas Chicken and Burgers on behalf of five transgender and gender-nonconforming clients who endured discrimination.

NY Officials: No Health Threat from Steam Pipe Explosion

NY Officials: No Health Threat from Steam Pipe Explosion

By Karen Matthews | Jul 20
An aging steam pipe containing cancer-causing asbestos exploded beneath Fifth Avenue in Manhattan early Thursday, spewing a geyser of white vapor 10 stories high and forcing an evacuation of 49 buildings.

Death Toll Rises to 13 After Duck Boat Capsizes

Death Toll Rises to 13 After Duck Boat Capsizes

Jul 20
The Latest on a deadly tourist boat accident in Missouri (all times local).

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