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Podcast Tells Mattachine Story

Podcast Tells Mattachine Story

By Seth Hemmelgarn | Jan 15
A podcast devoted to the founding and evolution of the Mattachine Society, one of the earliest homophile organizations in the United States, recently debuted.

Missile-Alert Error Reveals Uncertainty About How to React

Missile-Alert Error Reveals Uncertainty About How to React

By Jennifer Sinco Kelleher And Brian Melley | Jan 15
The blunder that caused more than a million people in Hawaii to fear that they were about to be struck by a nuclear missile fed skepticism about the government's ability to keep them informed in a real emergency.

MLK Day Marked By Trump Criticism, Pledges To Fight Racism

MLK Day Marked By Trump Criticism, Pledges To Fight Racism

By Russell Contreras And Felicia Fonseca | Jan 15
At gatherings across the nation, activists, residents and teachers honored the late civil rights leader on what would have been his 89th birthday and ahead of the 50th anniversary of King's assassination in Memphis, Tennessee.

Southern States Join to Promote Civil Rights Tourism

Southern States Join to Promote Civil Rights Tourism

By Jay Reeves | Jan 15
Southern states that once fought to maintain racial segregation are now banding together to promote civil rights tourism at sites including the building where the Confederacy was born and the motel where Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. died.

Missile-Alert Mistake Feeds Doubts About a Real Emergency

Missile-Alert Mistake Feeds Doubts About a Real Emergency

By Jennifer Sinco Kelleher And Brian Melley | Jan 15
A blunder that caused more than a million people in Hawaii to fear that they were about to be struck by a nuclear missile fed skepticism Sunday about the government's ability to keep them informed in a real emergency.

Residents Grieve and Commit to Rebuilding After Mudslides

Residents Grieve and Commit to Rebuilding After Mudslides

By Michael Balsamo | Jan 15
At the end of a heartbreaking week that saw deadly mudslides kill at least 20, residents of Montecito gathered to grieve, pay tribute to victims and commit to rebuilding their cherished community on the Southern California coast.

US Wants to Cut Money for Palestinian Refugees

US Wants to Cut Money for Palestinian Refugees

By Matthew Lee And Julie Pace | Jan 15
The Trump administration is preparing to withhold tens of millions of dollars from the U.N. agency for Palestinian refugees, cutting the year's first contribution by more than half or perhaps entirely.

Andrew Christian Underwear Apparently Used Leaked Tom Daley Nudes in Email Blast - Twitter Reacts

Andrew Christian Underwear Apparently Used Leaked Tom Daley Nudes in Email Blast - Twitter Reacts

Jan 14
Underwear company Andrew Christian apparently used nude photos of out Olympic diver Tom Daley, which recently leaked online, in an email blast this week. And Twitter isn't happy.

Katie Couric Breaks Silence on Matt Lauer: 'I Had No Idea'

Katie Couric Breaks Silence on Matt Lauer: 'I Had No Idea'

Jan 14
Katie Couric, who was Matt Lauer's "Today" co-host for several years, broke her silence Saturday on sexual misconduct allegations against him.

YouTube Suspends Star Over Suicide Video, Doesn't Shut Door

YouTube Suspends Star Over Suicide Video, Doesn't Shut Door

By David Bauder | Jan 14
YouTube has suspended a star who posted video images of what appeared to be a suicide victim but said Saturday that doesn't mean it won't work with him in the future.

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