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Area 51 Events in Nevada Prompt Emergency Crowd Planning

Romney Says Climate Change Happening, Humans Contribute

Fearing they could be overwhelmed with visitors, Nevada officials drafted an emergency declaration and a plan to team resources with neighboring counties and the state ahead of eve...

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Greenland Fallout: Trump Scolds Denmark Over Rejection

Greenland Fallout: Trump Scolds Denmark Over Rejection

By Jan M. Olsen and Laurie Kellman | Aug 21
Escalating an international spat , President Donald Trump said Wednesday he scrapped his trip to Denmark because the prime minister made a "nasty" statement when she rejected his idea to buy Greenland as an absurdity.

Oklahoma Woman Charged with Racist, Anti-Gay Vandalism Hospitalized

Oklahoma Woman Charged with Racist, Anti-Gay Vandalism Hospitalized

Aug 21
A woman charged with spray-painting racist, anti-gay and anti-Semitic graffiti on the county Democratic Party's offices, an art center and an elementary school in Norman, Oklahoma, was hospitalized for medical and mental health treatment.

Jury Weighing Ex-School Head's Lawsuit Against Writer Sparks

Jury Weighing Ex-School Head's Lawsuit Against Writer Sparks

Aug 21
A federal jury is deciding whether the former head of a private Christian school that novelist Nicholas Sparks founded in his North Carolina hometown was unjustly fired, then slandered when the author said the educator suffered from mental illness.

Venezuela Crisis Pushes Women into 'Forced Motherhood'

Venezuela Crisis Pushes Women into 'Forced Motherhood'

By Christine Armario | Aug 21
Despite promises by the socialist government to provide every woman access to family planning, recent surveys and interviews with health professionals indicate access to contraceptives remains incomprehensive.

Trump Acknowledges China Policies May Mean U.S. Economic Pain

Trump Acknowledges China Policies May Mean U.S. Economic Pain

By Kevin Freking and Josh Boak | Aug 21
President Donald Trump acknowledged his aggressive China trade policies may mean economic pain for Americans but insisted they're needed for more important long-term benefits.

Log Cabin Republican Board Member Quits in Wake of Group's Trump Endorsement

Log Cabin Republican Board Member Quits in Wake of Group's Trump Endorsement

By Kilian Melloy | Aug 21
Much of the nation's LGBTQ community was incensed when the Log Cabin Republicans, an LGBTQ conservative group, endorsed Donald Trump for next year's presidential elections, but one LCR board member quit over it.

Gay 'Conversion' Practitioner Arrested, Faces Human Trafficking Charges

Gay 'Conversion' Practitioner Arrested, Faces Human Trafficking Charges

By Kilian Melloy | Aug 21
After years of abuse allegations a practitioner of so-called "conversion therapy" and his wife now face charges of human trafficking, abuse, labor violations, and other crimes.

Outside Money Flows Into Race for Susan Collins' Senate Seat

Outside Money Flows Into Race for Susan Collins' Senate Seat

By David Sharp and Brian Slodysko | Aug 21
Democrats vowed last year to make Republican Sen. Susan Collins pay for her vote confirming Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court. Republicans declared they would have her back. Neither has forgotten its promises.

Suspect in Huge Capital One Breach Seeks Release from Jail

Suspect in Huge Capital One Breach Seeks Release from Jail

By Gene Johnson | Aug 21
Lawyers for a transgender woman charged in a massive data breach at Capital One asked a judge Tuesday to release her from federal custody, saying that for her to remain jailed with men is a serious threat to her mental health.

Trump Steadily Fulfills Goals on Religious Right Wish List

Trump Steadily Fulfills Goals on Religious Right Wish List

By David Crary | Aug 21
When Donald Trump assumed the presidency, conservative religious leaders drew up "wish lists" of steps they hoped he'd take to oppose abortion and rein in the LGBTQ-rights movement.

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