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Utah Panel OKs Bill Adding LGBT Protections to Hate Crime Law

By Michelle L. Price | Feb 12
A proposal to add protections for gay and transgender people to the Utah's hate crime law cleared its first test Thursday when it was approved on a 5-1 vote by a Senate committee.

Cliven Bundy to Remain in Jail in 2014 Nevada Standoff Case

Feb 12
The father of the jailed leader of a group that occupied an Oregon federal wildlife refuge was charged Thursday by federal authorities with leading a tense April 2014 armed standoff with Bureau of Land Management agents near his ranch in Nevada.

Trump Settles Lawsuit Against Univision

Feb 11
Donald Trump and Univision said Thursday they have resolved the lawsuit that the Republican presidential contender filed after the company decided last summer not to broadcast the Miss Universe and Miss USA pageants.

Man Convicted of Killing Gay Banker in 90s Speaks Out After Prison Release

Feb 11
A Texas man who pleaded guilty to killing a gay banker in 1991 was released from prison in December, after serving a 23-year sentence, and is exclusively speaking out to ABC's Houston-affiliate station KTRK.

Breakthrough: Scientists Detect Einstein-Predicted Ripples

By Seth Borenstein | Feb 11
In an announcement that electrified the world of astronomy, scientists said Thursday that they have finally detected gravitational waves, the ripples in the fabric of space-time that Einstein predicted a century ago.

Even Before Controversy, Blacks Cool to Oscars Telecast

By David Bauder | Feb 11
The largest black audience for the Academy Awards over the last dozen years came in 2005, when Chris Rock was host and Jamie Foxx and Morgan Freeman won the top male acting awards.

Young Adults Swipe Right on Tinder, But is It Just a Game?

By Tali Abrel | Feb 11
Online dating services are now hip with young adults, but not always for dating.

Save the Whales By Watching Gay Porn

Feb 11
The porn video-sharing website Pornhub launched a new campaign this week, urging people to help save the whales (including sperm whales!) by watching ample amounts of porn, BuzzFeed reports.

Protections for Gay Marriage Opponents Come Before Ga. Lawmakers

Feb 11
Discussion of legal exemptions for same-sex marriage opponents is expected to dominate the day at Georgia's Capitol.

West Virginia House to Vote on 'License to Discriminate' Bill

By Jonathan Matisse | Feb 11
A religious freedom bill that opponents say would allow for discrimination in West Virginia is set for a House of Delegates vote.

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