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Trump Administration Moves to Define Gender, Undermining Changes Under Obama

Trump Administration Moves to Define Gender, Undermining Changes Under Obama

Oct 21
An alarming story in today's New York Times> revealed how the Trump administration plans on narrowly defining gender, in effect putting to an end changes to gender politics that the Obama administration initiated.

Dozens Hurt in Floor Collapse at S. Carolina Apartment Party

Dozens Hurt in Floor Collapse at S. Carolina Apartment Party

Oct 21
The floor of a clubhouse near Clemson University where a large party was taking place collapsed early Sunday, hurtling dozens of people into the basement, authorities said.

Russians Denounce Trump's Intended Nuke Treaty Withdrawal

Russians Denounce Trump's Intended Nuke Treaty Withdrawal

Oct 21
A top Russian diplomat says President Donald Trump's intention to withdraw from a landmark treaty on nuclear weapons is a perilous move.

Is There Interference in the 2018 US Midterm Elections?

Is There Interference in the 2018 US Midterm Elections?

By Michael Balsamo | Oct 21
When the Justice Department unsealed criminal charges detailing a yearslong effort by a Russian troll farm to "sow division and discord in the U.S. political system," it was the first federal case alleging continued foreign interference in U.S. elections.

Warren Ancestry Highlights How Tribes Decide Membership

Warren Ancestry Highlights How Tribes Decide Membership

By Felicia Fonseca | Oct 21
The clash between the Massachusetts Democratic senator and President Donald Trump over her Native American heritage highlights the varying methods tribes use to determine who belongs — a decision that has wide-ranging consequences.

Mega Millions Jackpot Hits $1.6B, Thanks to Worsening Odds

Mega Millions Jackpot Hits $1.6B, Thanks to Worsening Odds

By Scott McFetridge | Oct 20
If it seems like lottery jackpots are getting larger and larger, it's because they are getting larger and larger.

Trump Space Force Plan Is Grounded in Real Needs but Hazy

Trump Space Force Plan Is Grounded in Real Needs but Hazy

By Robert Burns | Oct 20
With his demand that the Pentagon create a new military service — a Space Force to assure "American dominance in space" — President Donald Trump has injected urgency into a long-meandering debate.

In Case You Missed It: This Week on EDGE

In Case You Missed It: This Week on EDGE

Oct 20
Check out some stories you might have missed this week.

Transgender Rights Lie in the Hands of a State's Electorate

Transgender Rights Lie in the Hands of a State's Electorate

By Bob Salsberg | Oct 20
Transgender rights supporters worry — and opponents of the laws hope — that if the repeal passes in Massachusetts, the first state to legalize gay marriage and among the most LGBT-friendly, it could unleash a cascade of similar efforts elsewhere.

Mega Millions Jackpot Hits $1B, Thanks to Worsening Odds

Mega Millions Jackpot Hits $1B, Thanks to Worsening Odds

By Scott McFetridge | Oct 19
If it seems like lottery jackpots are getting larger and larger, it's because they are getting larger and larger.

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