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One Million Moms Takes Issue with Billy Porter Wearing Fab Oscars Gown on 'Sesame Street'

World Braces for Long Battle Against Virus as Cases Spread

The anti-LGBTQ group One Million Moms is the latest organization of conservatives taking issue with Billy Porter's "Sesame Street" appearance in which he wear's...

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Virginia Lawmakers Send LGBTQ Protections Bill to Governor

Virginia Lawmakers Send LGBTQ Protections Bill to Governor

Feb 27
Virginia lawmakers gave final passage Wednesday to a comprehensive anti-discrimination bill that advocates said will make the state the first in the South to enact such protections for LGBTQ people.

Idaho Moves Closer to Ban on Transgender Women in Athletics

Idaho Moves Closer to Ban on Transgender Women in Athletics

By Keith Ridler | Feb 27
Idaho moved closer Wednesday to banning transgender women from competing in women's sports despite warnings that such a law is unconstitutional and uncertainties about how the NCAA might react.

South Carolina Sued Over its Ban on LBGTQ Sex Ed Discussions

South Carolina Sued Over its Ban on LBGTQ Sex Ed Discussions

Feb 27
It is against state law in South Carolina for public school sex education classes to mention anything other than heterosexual relationships, unless the talk involves sexually transmitted diseases. A federal lawsuit now aims to change that.

Buttigieg Aides Say Path Beyond March 3 Possible but Tricky

Buttigieg Aides Say Path Beyond March 3 Possible but Tricky

By Thomas Beaumont | Feb 27
Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg is bracing supporters for a difficult stretch, with the sobering assertion that front-runner Bernie Sanders will likely emerge from next week's Super Tuesday contests well ahead in the race for delegates.

Lawyers: New Evidence Backs Loughlin, Giannulli's Innocence

Lawyers: New Evidence Backs Loughlin, Giannulli's Innocence

By Alanna Durkin Richer | Feb 27
Lawyers for "Full House" actress Lori Loughlin and her fashion designer husband, Mossimo Giannulli, said Wednesday that new evidence shows the couple is innocent of charges that they bribed their daughters' way into the University of Southern California.

Trump Urges Calm Even as US Reports Worrisome New Virus Case

Trump Urges Calm Even as US Reports Worrisome New Virus Case

By Lauran Neergaard and Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Feb 27
President Donald Trump declared that a widespread U.S. outbreak of the new respiratory virus sweeping the globe isn't inevitable even as top health authorities at his side warned Americans that more infections are coming.

Sanders' Rise Fuels Dems' Angst Over Keeping House Control

Sanders' Rise Fuels Dems' Angst Over Keeping House Control

By Alan Fram and Lisa Mascaro | Feb 27
Bernie Sanders' ascendancy as Democrats' leading presidential hopeful fueled growing unease as lawmakers expressed anxiety that the self-proclaimed democratic socialist could cost House control and questions abounded over what party leaders should do.

Rough debate Performance by Moderators a Blow to CBS News

Rough debate Performance by Moderators a Blow to CBS News

By David Bauder | Feb 27
CBS News faced an ill-timed blow to its reputation on Wednesday following a bruising Democratic presidential debate that its moderators struggled to keep from spiraling out of control, although it could take some comfort in the numbers.

One Million Moms Takes Issue with Billy Porter Wearing Fab Oscars Gown on 'Sesame Street'

One Million Moms Takes Issue with Billy Porter Wearing Fab Oscars Gown on 'Sesame Street'

Feb 26
The anti-LGBTQ group One Million Moms is the latest organization of conservatives taking issue with Billy Porter's "Sesame Street" appearance in which he wear's his fabulous Oscars gown.

5-Time Major Champ Maria Sharapova Retires from Tennis at 32

5-Time Major Champ Maria Sharapova Retires from Tennis at 32

By Howard Fendrich | Feb 26
Maria Sharapova quietly walked away from tennis at the age of 32 on Wednesday, ending a career that featured five Grand Slam titles, time at No. 1 in the WTA rankings and a 15-month doping ban.

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