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Prosecutor: Orlando Gunman's Widow Knew About the Pulse Attack

By Eric Tucker and Paul Elias | Jan 18
The widow of the Orlando nightclub gunman knew about the attack ahead of time, prosecutors said Tuesday as she appeared in court to face charges of aiding and abetting her husband in the months before the rampage last June that left 49 people dead.

Chelsea Manning: a Potent Symbol for Transgender Americans

By David Crary | Jan 18
For most Americans, Chelsea Manning has been a hero or villain based on how they view her decision to leak classified material. For transgender people, she has another dimension - serving as a potent symbol of their struggles for acceptance.

Obama Defends Decision to Commute Chelsea Manning's Sentence

By Julie Pace and Josh Lederman | Jan 18
President Obama defended his decision to cut nearly three decades off convicted leaker Chelsea Manning's prison term, arguing in his final White House news conference that the former Army intelligence analyst had served a "tough prison sentence" already.

Orlando Gunman's Widow Pleads Not Guilty to Aiding Husband

By Paul Elias | Jan 18
The widow of the Orlando nightclub gunman pleaded not guilty to charges that she aided and abetted her husband's support of the Islamic State group and then hindered the investigation of the attack.

Pence Calls Manning 'Traitor,' Clemency Mistake

Jan 18
Vice President-elect Mike Pence says President Barack Obama's decision to commute Chelsea Manning's sentence was a "mistake," and is calling the convicted leaker a "traitor."

Former President George H.W. Bush, Wife Barbara Hospitalized

By Michael Graczyk | Jan 18
Former President George H.W. Bush was admitted to an intensive care unit on Wednesday, and his wife, Barbara, was hospitalized as a precaution, according to his spokesman.

Texas House Speaker Pans Bathroom Bill, Exposes GOP Divide

By Will Weissert | Jan 18
A powerful Texas Republican says a proposal barring transgender people from using public restrooms of their choice statewide is bad for business.

UNC President: Job Candidates Say No, Citing Bathroom Law

By Emery P. Dalesio | Jan 18
Academics being recruited by North Carolina's public university system have ruled out moving to the state because of a law limiting legal protections for gay, lesbian and transgender people.

Trump 'Troubled' at Obama Clemency for Manning

Jan 18
Donald Trump's incoming press secretary says Trump is "troubled" by President Barack Obama's decision to grant clemency to convicted leaker Chelsea Manning.

Intarcia Therapeutics Teams Up With Gates Foundation on Chronic Health Issues Like HIV

By EDGE | Jan 18
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is committing up to $140M in grants and equity with the intent to develop the first once- or twice-yearly anti-HIV prophylactic therapy.

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