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Juneau Assembly Passes LGBT Non-Discrimination Ordinance

NATIONAL | Aug 24
The Juneau Assembly has passed an ordinance that makes it illegal to discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.

Cher Insults Trump, With Gusto, At Clinton Fundraiser

POLITICS | Aug 24
Entertainer Cher unloaded a freewheeling barrage of insults at Donald Trump during a private fundraiser for Hillary Clinton, comparing him to Hitler and saying he reminded her of the actress who played a murdering child in the film, "The Bad Seed."

Blacks Question Trump Outreach Delivered to White Audiences

POLITICS | By Bill Barrow and Errin Haines Whack | Aug 24
Black Republicans cheer Donald Trump for a newfound outreach to African-Americans, but say the GOP presidential nominee must take his message beyond arenas filled with white supporters and venture into the inner cities.

India Plans Surrogacy Ban for Foreigners, Unmarried Couples

INTERNATIONAL | By Nirmala George | Aug 24
The Indian government plans to ban foreigners, single parents and gay couples from using India's surrogacy services under a proposed law intended to protect poor women from exploitation.

Park Service Seeks Minorities' Support as it Marks 100 Years

NATIONAL | By Felicia Fonseca and Beatriz Costa-Lima | Aug 24
The National Park Service, which oversees more than 131,000 square miles of parks, monuments, battlefields and other landmarks, thinks it's time for a change.

Openly Gay Police Chief Suspended from Job in South Carolina

NATIONAL | By Jeffrey Collins | Aug 24
The openly gay police chief of a small South Carolina town has been suspended from her job for five days, but the town administrator said it has nothing to do with her sexual orientation.

Strong Quake Rocks Central Italy, At Least 23 Reported Dead

INTERNATIONAL | Aug 24
A devastating earthquake rocked central Italy early Wednesday, collapsing homes on top of residents as they slept.

US Women's Gymnastics Team Flips Over Broadway's 'Hamilton'

SPORTS | By Mark Kennedy | Aug 24
The Tony Award-winning smash musical on Tuesday night welcomed the U.S. women's gymnastics team - Simone Biles, Aly Raisman, Gabby Douglas, Madison Kocian and Laurie Hernandez - who gave the show a standing ovation and greeted the cast onstage afterward

Horrified by Trump, Democrats Getting Nostalgic About Romney

POLITICS | Aug 24
When President Barack Obama ran for re-election, Democrats made no secret of their disdain for Mitt Romney. That was all before Donald Trump.

Class Action Lawsuit Filed Against Canadian Hate Group

INTERNATIONAL | By John McDonald | Aug 24
An anti-LGBT group infiltrated a Canadian Pride festival last month and is now facing consequences for those actions.

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