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Prosecutor: Fatal Cop Shooting of Trans Man with Blade Justified

Jan 17
A police officer was justified in fatally shooting a man who had a utility knife and told officers he would kill them or they would have to kill him, a prosecutor said Tuesday.

Obama Cuts Short Chelsea Manning's Prison Sentence

By Josh Lederman | Jan 17
President Barack Obama commutes sentence of Chelsea Manning, the transgender solider who leaked Army documents and is serving 35 years.

Streep, Meyers, 'Moonlight' to be Honored at LGBTQ Gala

Jan 17
Actress Meryl Streep, TV host Seth Meyers, and the Golden Globe-winning movie "Moonlight" will be honored next month by the Human Rights Campaign, the LGBTQ civil rights organization.

Is President-Elect Trump at War With the Media?

Jan 17
President-elect Donald Trump's relationship with the media has been tense since the beginning of his campaign. But will Trump kick out the press corps from the White House when he takes office?

Trump Tries to Calm Tensions After Lewis Squabble

By Jonathan Lemire | Jan 17
Donald Trump spoke of national unity to a son of Martin Luther King Jr., seeking to ease friction over the president-elect's squabble with Rep. John Lewis, a protege of the slain civil rights leader.

NC Governor: Talks Continue with GOP to Repeal Anti-LGBT Law

Jan 17
Gov. Roy Cooper says a deal with legislative leaders to repeal a bill that directs which bathrooms transgender people can use in some buildings is still possible.

King Day Highlights Transition From Obama to Trump

By Bill Barrow | Jan 16
As Americans celebrate the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr., civil rights leaders and activists are trying to reconcile the transition from the nation's first black president to a president-elect still struggling to connect with most non-white voters.

US Official Says Orlando Gay Club Shooter's Widow was Arrested

By Eric Tucker | Jan 16
A U.S. law enforcement official says the FBI has arrested the wife of the Orlando nightclub shooter.

King's Daughter: Fight 'No Matter Who is in White House'

By Bill Barrow | Jan 16
As civil rights leaders and activists gather at sites across the country to celebrate the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr., the civil rights leader's daughter is encouraging Americans to fight for his vision "no matter who is in the White House."

Watch: Protester Apparently Throws Dog Poop at Martin 'Pharma Bro' Shkreli's Face

Jan 16
Martin Shkreli was at a speaking event at the University of California, Davis Friday night, unsurprisingly sparking protests. One protester apparently thew dog poop at the Pharma Bro's face.

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