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Kenyan Author, LGBT Activist Binyavanga Wainaina Dies at 48
Trump Demands End to Russia Probes, Walks Out of Dem Meeting
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Trump Demands End to Russia Probes, Walks Out of Dem Meeting

Kenyan Author, LGBT Activist Binyavanga Wainaina Dies at 48

By Lisa Mascaro and Mary Clare Jalonick |
President Donald Trump abruptly quit a meeting with congressional Democrats Wednesday with a flat declaration he would no longer work with them unless they drop their investigation...

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Taylor University Students Walk Out Before Mike Pence Commencement Address

Taylor University Students Walk Out Before Mike Pence Commencement Address

By Sam Cronin | May 22
Dozens of students walked out ahead of Vice President Mike Pence's commencement speech at Taylor University Saturday.

Trump Demands End to Russia Probes, Walks Out of Dem Meeting

Trump Demands End to Russia Probes, Walks Out of Dem Meeting

By Lisa Mascaro and Mary Clare Jalonick | May 22
President Donald Trump abruptly quit a meeting with congressional Democrats Wednesday with a flat declaration he would no longer work with them unless they drop their investigations in the aftermath of the Trump-Russia report.

Sea Dragon Exhibit Dazzles Visitors At California Aquarium

Sea Dragon Exhibit Dazzles Visitors At California Aquarium

By Julie Watson | May 22
A Southern California aquarium has built what is believed to be one of the world's largest habitats for surreal sea dragons, whose native populations off Australia are threatened.

Pot 'Legalization 2.0': Social Equity Becomes A Key Question

Pot 'Legalization 2.0': Social Equity Becomes A Key Question

By Jennifer Peltz | May 22
Advocates for legalizing marijuana have long argued it would strike a blow for social justice after a decades-long drug war that disproportionately targeted minority and poor communities.

Biden: Congress Should Protect Abortion Rights, if Necessary

Biden: Congress Should Protect Abortion Rights, if Necessary

By Bill Barrow | May 22
Reality has set in during the three weeks since President Donald Trump and Democratic congressional leaders agreed to work together on a $2 trillion package to invest in roads, bridges and broadband.

Rights Expert Calls Out Hungary on Refugees, NGOs, Judiciary

Rights Expert Calls Out Hungary on Refugees, NGOs, Judiciary

By Pablo Gorondi | May 22
Hungary needs to urgently address human rights violations such as the detention of asylum-seekers and the intimidation of civic groups, as well as concerns about judicial independence, according to a report released Tuesday.

German Port A Battleground for EU's Fragile Political Center

German Port A Battleground for EU's Fragile Political Center

By Frank Jordan | May 22
A new political grouping of nationalist and populist parties is trying to capitalize on voter discontent, vowing to upend the continent's traditional political power structure.

'Chick-fil-A' Bill Reignites LGBT Opposition in Texas

'Chick-fil-A' Bill Reignites LGBT Opposition in Texas

By Paul J. Weber | May 22
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has signaled he will sign legislation that Republicans say is a defense of Chick-fil-A and religious freedom, but gay lawmakers sometimes tearfully railed against it on the House floor as a license to discriminate.

Police Look at Whether Transgender Women's Deaths Connected

Police Look at Whether Transgender Women's Deaths Connected

By Terry Wallace | May 22
The shooting deaths of two transgender women and the stabbing of a third are being investigated to determine whether they are connected, police in Dallas said Tuesday.

Kenyan Author, LGBT Activist Binyavanga Wainaina Dies at 48

Kenyan Author, LGBT Activist Binyavanga Wainaina Dies at 48

By Tom Odula | May 22
One of Africa's best-known authors and gay rights activists, Binyavanga Wainaina, has died at age 48, a colleague and friend said Wednesday.

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