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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.

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.

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.

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.

Trump to Hold News Conference on Coronavirus US Threat

Trump to Hold News Conference on Coronavirus US Threat

By Darlene Superville | Feb 26
President Donald Trump said he'll discuss the coronavirus threat at a White House news conference Wednesday, a day after he sought to minimize fears of the virus spreading widely across the U.S.

Disney CEO Bob Iger Steps Down in Surprise Announcement

Disney CEO Bob Iger Steps Down in Surprise Announcement

By Mae Anderson and Tali Arbel | Feb 26
Disney CEO Bob Iger, who steered the company's absorption of Star Wars, Pixar, Marvel and Fox's entertainment businesses and the launch of a Netflix challenger, is stepping down immediately, the company said in a surprise announcement Tuesday.

Next for Weinstein: Sentencing, Appeal and Another Rape Case

Next for Weinstein: Sentencing, Appeal and Another Rape Case

By Michael R. Sisak | Feb 26
A day after a jury branded Harvey Weinstein a convicted rapist, the former film producer remained at a New York City hospital on Tuesday, his new life as an inmate interrupted by concerns about high blood pressure and heart palpitations.

US Appeals Court Upholds Trump Rules Involving Abortions

US Appeals Court Upholds Trump Rules Involving Abortions

By Gene Johnson | Feb 25
In a victory for the Trump administration, a U.S. appeals court on Monday upheld rules that bar taxpayer-funded family-planning clinics from referring women for abortions.

After Tragedies, New Orleans Celebrates End of Carnival

After Tragedies, New Orleans Celebrates End of Carnival

By Rebecca Santana and Janet Mcconnaughey | Feb 25
Revelers dressed in costumes and reaching for beads thrown from floats will take to the streets when Carnival season reaches its peak, their celebration tinged with grief after two paradegoers were hit and killed by floats in the run-up to Fat Tuesday.

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