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Trump on Smollett Developments: Actor 'Insulted' Millions with 'Racist & Dangerous Comments'

N. Carolina Transgender Inmate Denied Move to Women's Prison

President Donald Trump took to Twitter Thursday to react to the latest developments involving "Empire" star Jussie Smollett.

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Massachusetts Official: Gay Pols Too 'Self Absorbed?'

Massachusetts Official: Gay Pols Too 'Self Absorbed?'

By Kilian Melloy | Feb 22
A right-wing Massachusetts official sparked controversy when he posed a provocative question on Twitter that tackled the urgent issue of whether gay officials are "too self-absorbed" to do their jobs well.

PopUps: Twitter is Thirsting After this Shirtless Statue of Abe Lincoln

PopUps: Twitter is Thirsting After this Shirtless Statue of Abe Lincoln

Feb 22
A photo of a statue of a shirtless Abraham Lincoln is going viral, thanks to Twitter users who are not holding back their thirst for the depiction of the 16th president of the United States.

China Bars Millions From Travel for 'Social Credit' Offenses

China Bars Millions From Travel for 'Social Credit' Offenses

Feb 22
Forgot to pay a fine in China? Then forget about buying an airline ticket.

Watch: Mumbai Shree 2019 Physique Competition

Watch: Mumbai Shree 2019 Physique Competition

Feb 22
Take a look at the winners of the Mumbai Shree 2019 Men's Physique Competition!

Lawyer Call Smollett a Man of Character, Integrity

Lawyer Call Smollett a Man of Character, Integrity

Feb 22
Lawyers for Jussie Smollett say the Chicago Police Department put on an "organized law enforcement spectacle" when its superintendent detailed investigators' findings about the alleged attack on the "Empire" actor.

If Proven, Smollett Allegations Could be a 'Career Killer'

If Proven, Smollett Allegations Could be a 'Career Killer'

By Lynn Elber | Feb 22
Jussie Smollett is enmeshed in weekly drama on the set of "Empire," the Fox TV series that gave the actor a breakout role and the fame to advance his social activism.

GOP Lawmakers Push to Ban LGBT Conversion Therapy in Utah

GOP Lawmakers Push to Ban LGBT Conversion Therapy in Utah

By Lindsay Whitehurst | Feb 22
Two Republican lawmakers proposed a ban on gay conversion therapy for minors in conservative Utah on Thursday, a plan that's been hailed as a milestone by advocates and won't be opposed by the influential Mormon church.

Smollett Reactions Epitomize Polarized State of US Politics

Smollett Reactions Epitomize Polarized State of US Politics

By David Crary | Feb 22
Democratic politicians and celebrities called it a shocking instance of Trump-era racism and hate. Republicans now depict it as yet another example of liberals and mainstream media rushing to judgment while disparaging the president's supporters as bigots

Judge Grants Citizenship to Twin Son of Gay Couple

Judge Grants Citizenship to Twin Son of Gay Couple

By Christopher Weber | Feb 22
A federal judge in California ruled Thursday that a twin son of a gay married couple has been an American citizen since birth, handing a defeat to the U.S. government, which had only granted the status to his brother.

A Look at Why Brothers in Alleged Hoax Appear Off the Hook

A Look at Why Brothers in Alleged Hoax Appear Off the Hook

By Michael Tarm | Feb 22
Two brothers who played central roles in what Chicago police say was a staged racist and homophobic attack on Jussie Smollett are, compared to the "Empire" actor, so far walking away legally unscathed.

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