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These are the seminal moments in the march for LGBTQ rights


Here is some background information about lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender milestones in the United States.

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How the NYPD Hate Crimes Task Force is fighting to make the city a safe space


When a subway ride in Queens last November became the setting of an anti-gay attack, New York Police turned to a team set up for just such an incident: the Hate Crime Task Force.

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These transgender soldiers are still allowed to serve. They want to prove their detractors wrong


Jordan Lively, a specialist in the US Army, hated using the women's facilities at basic training and wearing the cinched top of a woman's uniform.

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Minnesota moves toward banning 'conversion therapy' but it's still legal in many states


Minnesota is the latest state to move toward making so-called "conversion therapy" illegal.

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51 attorneys general urge Betsy DeVos to forgive disabled veterans' student loan debt


A group of bipartisan attorneys general from 51 states and territories on Friday wrote to Education Secretary Betsy DeVos urging the Department of Education automatically forgive the student loan debt of eligible veterans who became disabled through their military service.

Tags: Students
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Presidential planes through history


Why do they call it Air Force One? Who was the only president to fly on a commercial flight? These answers and more for your next trivia game.

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Inside Trump's Air Force One: 'It's like being held captive'


President Donald Trump's visit to Tokyo this weekend kicks off a summer of global jet-setting that takes him to five separate countries -- and confines him to the presidential aircraft for more than 80 hours flying overseas.

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Soldier braves rain to honor fallen comrades


When a severe storm swept through the Washington area before the start of Memorial Day weekend, it didn't stop the 3rd US Infantry Regiment from placing flags at the graves of fallen soldiers, including at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.

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San Francisco police chief says raid on journalist's home may have violated law


San Francisco Police Chief Bill Scott called for an independent investigation Friday into the department's handling of leaked documents and the subsequent raid of a journalist's home.

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2 dead after possible tornado in Oklahoma


Officials are going door to door to assess damage after a possible tornado ripped through Oklahoma late Saturday night.

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FAA investigating two airports where Chick-fil-A restaurants were excluded


The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating religious discrimination claims against two airports because plans for Chick-fil-A restaurants were scrapped after complaints about the fast food chain's stance on LGBTQ issues.

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Central US reels from week of deadly weather


Ten people are dead and a 4 year-old boy remains missing after more than a week of severe weather across the central US that put tens of millions of people at risk.

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College softball player hospitalized after teammate's throw hit her in the face


A pitcher for the University of Texas softball team was taken to a hospital Friday after a ball thrown by her own teammate struck her in the face, the team said on Twitter.

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Pilot dead in a plane crash on Georgia's St. Simons Island


A pilot is dead after a single-engine airplane crashed Saturday on St. Simons Island on the Georgia coast, the Glynn County Police Department said.

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Massive boulder blocks Colorado highway


A road in Colorado is closed indefinitely due to a massive rock slide that produced two boulders large enough to wipe out a significant portion of the pavement.

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Flour sold at ALDI recalled after 17 people in 8 states get sick


The discount supermarket chain Aldi recalled 5-lb. bags of its Baker's Corner All-Purpose Flour on Thursday because they may be contaminated with E. coli.

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A 4-year-old boy was swept away by floodwaters while playing in Indiana


Indiana authorities are desperately searching for a 4-year-old boy who was swept away in a flooded creek after heavy rains hit the region.

Tags: Indiana, India
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Navajo Code Talker, longtime New Mexico Sen. John Pinto dies at 94


New Mexico Sen. John D. Pinto, a former World War II Navajo Code Talker, died Friday morning, according to a statement from his family.

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Residents raise $ to send retiring mailman to Hawaii


Residents raise money to send retiring mailman to Hawaii

Tags: Hawaii, Money
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Bitcoin hit $8,000 again. What's behind the rise


Bitcoin just surged past $8,000 on Tuesday, hitting its highest mark since last July. It tapered off slightly by mid-afternoon, but is still trading at its highest level in nearly a year.

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