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GOP Gays and Real Housewives for Donald Trump Rally in WeHo Friday Night

GOP Gays and Real Housewives for Donald Trump Rally in WeHo Friday Night

POLITICS | Oct 26, 2020

About 70 LGBTQ Trump supporters and allied housewives marched for Donald Trump in heavily Democratic WEHO Friday night.

Zoom Trolls Target LGBTQ Students, Denounced as a 'Hate Crime'

Zoom Trolls Target LGBTQ Students, Denounced as a 'Hate Crime'

INTERNATIONAL | By Kilian Melloy | Oct 26, 2020

LGTBQ students at Durham University in England were targeted by a group of 15 people who bombarded a Zoom meeting with sexual imagery and homophobic slurs.

Virus is Pummeling Europe's Eateries — And Winter is Coming

Virus is Pummeling Europe's Eateries — And Winter is Coming

INTERNATIONAL | By Raf Casert | Oct 26, 2020

From Northern Ireland and Italy to the Netherlands and France, governments have shuttered eateries or severely curtailed how they operate.

Out New Mexico Legislator Flees Home After Threats Received

Out New Mexico Legislator Flees Home After Threats Received

NATIONAL | Oct 26, 2020

A state senator says he received anonymous threatening telephone messages after publicly criticizing people for gathering without masks at a political demonstration outside the state Capitol, and that he fears for his safety.

Biden, Trump Focus on Battleground States in 11th-Hour Pitch

Biden, Trump Focus on Battleground States in 11th-Hour Pitch

POLITICS | By Zeke Miller and Alexandra Jaffe | Oct 26, 2020

President Donald Trump plans to intensify an already breakneck travel schedule in the final full week of the presidential campaign, overlooking a surge of coronavirus cases in the U.S. and a fresh outbreak in his own White House.

Democrats Ask Pence to Skip Barrett Vote Over COVID-19 Risk

Democrats Ask Pence to Skip Barrett Vote Over COVID-19 Risk

NATIONAL | By Lisa Mascaro | Oct 26, 2020

A deeply torn Senate is set to confirm Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court, but Democratic leaders are asking Vice President Pence to stay away from presiding over the session due to potential health risks after his aides tested positive for COVID-19.

Early Vote Total Exceeds 2016; GOP Chips at Dems' Advantage

Early Vote Total Exceeds 2016; GOP Chips at Dems' Advantage

POLITICS | By Nicholas Riccardi and Angeliki Kastanis | Oct 25, 2020

With nine days before Election Day, more people already have cast ballots in this year's presidential election than voted early or absentee in the 2016 race as the start of in-person early voting in big states led to a surge in turnout in recent days.

Senate Votes to Advance Barrett; Confirmation Expected Mon

Senate Votes to Advance Barrett; Confirmation Expected Mon

NATIONAL | By Lisa Mascaro | Oct 25, 2020

Senate Republicans voted overwhelmingly Sunday to advance Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett toward final confirmation despite Democratic objections, just over a week before the presidential election.

For Transgender Activists, Election Stokes Hopes and Fears

For Transgender Activists, Election Stokes Hopes and Fears

POLITICS | By David Crary | Oct 25, 2020

Among transgender-rights activists, there's a powerful mix of hope and fear heading toward the Nov. 3 election.

Pence to Keep Up Travel Despite Contact with Infected Aides

Pence to Keep Up Travel Despite Contact with Infected Aides

POLITICS | By Zeke Miller and Jill Colvin | Oct 25, 2020

Vice President Mike Pence plans to maintain an aggressive campaign schedule this week despite an apparent outbreak of the coronavirus among his senior aides, the White House said Saturday.

Pope Names 13 New Cardinals, Includes US Archbishop Gregory

Pope Names 13 New Cardinals, Includes US Archbishop Gregory

RELIGION | By Frances D'Emilio | Oct 25, 2020

Pope Francis on Sunday named 13 new cardinals, including Washington D.C. Archbishop Wilton Gregory, who would become the first Black U.S. prelate to earn the coveted red hat.

Despite Rhetoric, GOP has Supported Packing State Courts

Despite Rhetoric, GOP has Supported Packing State Courts

POLITICS | By Andrew DeMillo | Oct 24, 2020

Republican claims that Democrats would expand the U.S. Supreme Court to undercut the conservative majority if they win the presidency and control of Congress has a familiar ring.

The Needle Goes Away as Probability Experts Assess 2020 Race

The Needle Goes Away as Probability Experts Assess 2020 Race

POLITICS | By David Bauder | Oct 24, 2020

The one thing most likely to conjure nightmares of the 2016 election night for opponents of President Donald Trump is the Needle.

Trump Votes in Fla. Before Rallies; Biden Focuses on Pa.

Trump Votes in Fla. Before Rallies; Biden Focuses on Pa.

POLITICS | By Jill Colvin, Will Weissert and Aamer Madhani | Oct 24, 2020

President Donald Trump said he voted Saturday "for a guy named Trump" and called it an "honor" to cast his own ballot in his adopted home state of Florida before he jetted off to campaign in three battleground states.

In Illinois, State-Mandated LGBTQ History for Students Becomes a Reality

In Illinois, State-Mandated LGBTQ History for Students Becomes a Reality

FAMILY | By Dan Allen | Oct 24, 2020

LGBTQ History Month is having a much broader impact in Illinois this year, thanks to a new law that mandates the teaching of LGBTQ heritage in public schools across the state.

As Trump Casts Doubt on Election, New Agency Contradicts Him

As Trump Casts Doubt on Election, New Agency Contradicts Him

POLITICS | By Ben Fox | Oct 24, 2020

Earlier this month, President Donald Trump was predicting on Twitter that this election would be "the most corrupt" in American history. A day later, the head of an obscure government agency he created offered a much different message.

Washington State Discovers First 'Murder Hornet' Nest in US

Washington State Discovers First 'Murder Hornet' Nest in US

NATIONAL | By Nicholas K. Geranios | Oct 23, 2020

Scientists have discovered the first nest of so-called murder hornets in the United States and plan to wipe it out Saturday to protect native honeybees, officials in Washington state said.

Fiasco Over Pope's Cut Civil Union Quote Intensifies Impact

Fiasco Over Pope's Cut Civil Union Quote Intensifies Impact

RELIGION | By Nicole Winfield | Oct 23, 2020

The world premiere of a documentary on Pope Francis was supposed to have been a bright spot for a papacy locked down by pandemic and besieged by a corruption scandal, recalling Francis' glory days travelling the world to bless the oppressed.

Trump, Biden Lawyer Up, Brace for White House Legal Battle

Trump, Biden Lawyer Up, Brace for White House Legal Battle

POLITICS | By Alanna Durkin Richer and Eric Tucker | Oct 23, 2020

President Donald Trump's and Democratic rival Joe Biden's campaigns are assembling armies of powerful lawyers for the possibility that the race for the White House is decided not at the ballot box but in court.

Watch: Sen. Susan Collins 'Truly Grateful' for Support from Anti-LGBTQ Group

Watch: Sen. Susan Collins 'Truly Grateful' for Support from Anti-LGBTQ Group

POLITICS | By Kilian Melloy | Oct 23, 2020

Sen. Susan Collins of Maine has declared herself to be "truly grateful" for the endorsement of an anti-LGTBQ group in her home state.

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