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King Day Highlights Transition From Obama to Trump

By Bill Barrow | Jan 16
As Americans celebrate the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr., civil rights leaders and activists are trying to reconcile the transition from the nation's first black president to a president-elect still struggling to connect with most non-white voters.

US Official Says Orlando Gay Club Shooter's Widow was Arrested

By Eric Tucker | Jan 16
A U.S. law enforcement official says the FBI has arrested the wife of the Orlando nightclub shooter.

King's Daughter: Fight 'No Matter Who is in White House'

By Bill Barrow | Jan 16
As civil rights leaders and activists gather at sites across the country to celebrate the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr., the civil rights leader's daughter is encouraging Americans to fight for his vision "no matter who is in the White House."

Watch: Protester Apparently Throws Dog Poop at Martin 'Pharma Bro' Shkreli's Face

Jan 16
Martin Shkreli was at a speaking event at the University of California, Davis Friday night, unsurprisingly sparking protests. One protester apparently thew dog poop at the Pharma Bro's face.

Inauguration in Sight, Trump Continues Twitter Assault

By Steve Peoples | Jan 16
His inauguration days away, President-elect Donald Trump is continuing to lash out at critics in the intelligence community and Democrats in Congress who are vowing to skip his swearing-in ceremony.

AP Interview: Lynch Defends Push for Police Accountability

By Eric Tucker | Jan 16
Lynch won praise from civil liberties advocates for suing North Carolina over a bill the Justice Department said discriminated against transgender individuals.

Women Have Many Motivations for DC Inauguration Protest

By Nancy Benac | Jan 16
Gay rights, gun control, immigrant rights, equal pay, reproductive freedom, racial justice, worker rights, climate change, support for vaccinations: They all make the list of progressive causes that are attracting people to the Women's March on Washington

Poverty A Harsh Reality For LGBT Seniors

By John McDonald | Jan 15
"The desperate cries for financial assistance and low-income LGBT housing generally fall on deaf ears and I fear this means that today's LGBT seniors will die off before ground is broken for their new home."

Jennifer Holliday's Out - She's Telling Us She's Not Going

By David Bauder | Jan 15
Broadway star Jennifer Holliday has backed out as a performer at next week's presidential inaugural following protests from her gay and black fans, further dimming the event's already low celebrity wattage.

Arizona City Adopts Anti-Discrimination Pledge for LGBT Acceptance

Jan 15
The city of Mesa has adopted a unity pledge as part of a statewide effort to promote equal treatment for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender residents in terms of housing and accommodations.

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