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Major survey of transgender Americans finds pervasive bias

December 8, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — The largest-ever survey of transgender Americans paints a grim picture of pervasive discrimination and harassment, to the point that many of them attempt suicide at some point. more »»

Sheriff: Teen killed staffer while trying to leave ranch

December 8, 2016

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A teenager accused of killing a staff member at a youth treatment center and injuring another worker carried out the attacks because he wanted to leave the ranch, not becaus... more »»

Surgeon General calls youth vaping a public health threat

December 8, 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. surgeon general is calling e-cigarettes an emerging public health threat to the nation's youth. more »»

Shoplifting suspect stabs officer at South Carolina Walmart

December 8, 2016

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A deputy police chief says a female officer has been stabbed inside a Walmart store in Columbia, South Carolina, while responding to a shoplifting call. more »»

Campus officer shot teen with knife at Nevada high school

December 8, 2016

RENO, Nev. (AP) — A campus police officer shot a knife-wielding student at a Nevada high school on Wednesday during a confrontation witnessed by dozens of other students, Reno police said. more »»

Commander backs standing for national anthem at Pearl Harbor

December 8, 2016

PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (AP) — U.S. Pacific Command Commander Adm. Harry Harris says those who served during the attack on Pearl Harbor never failed to stand for the national anthem. more »»

Ohio House committee approves 20-week abortion ban

December 8, 2016

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Abortions would be banned after 20 weeks under a bill that Republican lawmakers hope to pass Thursday and add to legislation already on its way to GOP Gov. more »»

Federal judge halts recount, sealing Trump's Michigan win

December 8, 2016

DETROIT (AP) — A federal judge who ordered Michigan to begin its recount effectively ended it on Wednesday, tying his decision to a state court ruling that found Green Party candidate Jill Stein... more »»

Michigan recount over; Pennsylvania sets hearing

December 8, 2016

DETROIT (AP) — Michigan's presidential recount was halted Wednesday after three days, assuring Republican Donald Trump's victory in the state, when a federal judge said he'll abide by a court... more »»

Somali-American lawmaker says she was harassed by cab driver

December 8, 2016

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The nation's first elected Somali-American lawmaker says she was harassed and called "ISIS" by a taxicab driver in Washington, D.C.

Minnesota Rep. more »»

College roommates among Oakland warehouse fire victims

December 8, 2016

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A fun-loving computer science graduate and 21-year-old college roommates were among the 36 people killed when fire engulfed a dance party inside an Oakland warehouse. more »»

US envoy nominee Branstad member of Masons, banned in China

December 8, 2016

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — If Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad becomes the next U.S. Ambassador to China, he may want to leave any Masonic symbols at home. more »»

 
 

 

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