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Violence in Charlottesville Leads to Soul-Searching at ACLU

Violence in Charlottesville Leads to Soul-Searching at ACLU

By Tom Hays and Larry Neumeister | Aug 23
Faced with an angry backlash for defending white supremacists' right to march in Charlottesville, the American Civil Liberties Union is confronting a feeling among some of its members that was once considered heresy.

AT&T Partners with HRC to Foster the Next Generation of LGBTQA Leaders

AT&T Partners with HRC to Foster the Next Generation of LGBTQA Leaders

Aug 23
With back to school on the horizon for many college students, what better way to kick-start the new semester than making a difference in their community and around the world?

SPLC Receives a Windfall of Donations Following Charlottesville

SPLC Receives a Windfall of Donations Following Charlottesville

Aug 23
What's an anti-LGBT hate group's worst nightmare? This week it would be being forced to watch a George Clooney movie on a MacBook Pro that was paid for with a JP Morgan Chase credit card.

What's In a Name? Plenty If It Is Robert Lee

What's In a Name? Plenty If It Is Robert Lee

Aug 23
ESPN broadcaster Robert Lee will not work Virginia's season opener because of recent violence in Charlottesville sparked by the decision to remove a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee.

New England Forecasts Spectacular Fall Foliage

New England Forecasts Spectacular Fall Foliage

By William J. Kole | Aug 23
New England's fall foliage forecast is looking so fine it's enough to make a maple leaf blush.

Anti-LGBT Group Calls Reactions to Charlottesville 'Selective Outrage' in Money-Grabbing Email

Anti-LGBT Group Calls Reactions to Charlottesville 'Selective Outrage' in Money-Grabbing Email

Aug 23
In a lengthy missive blasting "selective outrage," the NOM president took a page from Trump's playbook by putting the blame for the violence in Charlottesville that left three dead and dozens injured on both sides.

Trump Revisits His Charlottesville Comments in Angry Speech

Trump Revisits His Charlottesville Comments in Angry Speech

By Julie Bykowicz | Aug 23
President Donald Trump opened his political rally in Phoenix with calls for unity and an assertion that "our movement is about love." Then he erupted in anger.

The Village Voice Stops Print Edition, Goes Digital Only

The Village Voice Stops Print Edition, Goes Digital Only

Aug 23
The Village Voice, the alternative weekly newspaper that has been a mainstay on the city's street corners for decades, is going digital only and will no longer appear in print.

Security Firm Says it Had Nothing to Do with Pulse Gunman

Security Firm Says it Had Nothing to Do with Pulse Gunman

By Mike Schneider | Aug 23
A British conglomerate being sued by survivors of the Florida nightclub shooting says it had nothing to do with the gunman's "terrible actions," according to a response to the lawsuit filed this week.

Drawing Nears for Powerball Jackpot That's Climbed to $700M

Drawing Nears for Powerball Jackpot That's Climbed to $700M

By Scott McFetridge | Aug 22
The estimated jackpot for Wednesday night's Powerball lottery game has climbed to $700 million, making it the second-largest in U.S. history.

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