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'Drag Kid' Swats Down Conservative Sites' Insults

'Drag Kid' Swats Down Conservative Sites' Insults

By Kilian Melloy | Sep 21
When the conservative site Red State fired off an insulting, homophobic post at Desmond is Fabulous, the original Drag Kid's youth didn't stand in the way of him making an eloquent response.

California Makes People Ask for Straws, Sodas with Kid Meals

California Makes People Ask for Straws, Sodas with Kid Meals

By Sophia Bollag | Sep 21
If you want a straw with your drink or a soda with a kids' meal at a California restaurant, you'll need to ask for them starting next year.

Puerto Rico Marks 1 Year Since Maria with Song and Sadness

Puerto Rico Marks 1 Year Since Maria with Song and Sadness

By Danica Coto | Sep 21
Religious leaders and government officials recalled how Puerto Rico was ravaged by the storm that killed an estimated 2,975 people and caused more than an estimated $100 billion in damage.

It's High Times for Soaring Marijuana Stocks on Wall Street

It's High Times for Soaring Marijuana Stocks on Wall Street

By Marley Jay | Sep 21
Reefer Madness has gripped Wall Street.

Kavanaugh's Accuser Says She Would Testify Under Right Terms

Kavanaugh's Accuser Says She Would Testify Under Right Terms

By Alan Fram and Lisa Mascaro | Sep 21
Christine Blasey Ford may testify against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh after all, her attorney said, breathing new life into the prospect of a dramatic Senate showdown next week over Ford's accusation that he assaulted her.

Court: Anti-gay Preachers Had Right to Protest Outside Pride

Court: Anti-gay Preachers Had Right to Protest Outside Pride

Sep 20
The U.S. Court of Appeals says the city of Nashville violated the First Amendment rights of anti-gay preachers at a 2015 LGBT pride festival.

Harvard Black Culture Awards to Honor Kaepernick, Chappelle

Harvard Black Culture Awards to Honor Kaepernick, Chappelle

Sep 20
Former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick and comedian Dave Chappelle are among eight people being honored by Harvard University for their contributions to black history and culture, the university announced Thursday.

Buoyant Stocks Lift US Household Wealth, Mainly for Affluent

Buoyant Stocks Lift US Household Wealth, Mainly for Affluent

By Christopher Rugaber | Sep 20
A rising stock market lifted U.S. household wealth to a record $106.9 trillion in the April-June quarter, the culmination of a decade of economic recovery but a gain that is concentrated largely among the most affluent.

GOP Pushing Forward for Kavanaugh, Accuser Wants 'Fairness'

GOP Pushing Forward for Kavanaugh, Accuser Wants 'Fairness'

By Alan Fram and Lisa Mascaro | Sep 20
Republicans say they're forging ahead in their drive to push Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination through the Senate, even as the woman accusing him of a decades-old sexual attack is threatening to boycott a committee hearing.

Schools Loosen Dress Codes That Targeted Girls

Schools Loosen Dress Codes That Targeted Girls

Sep 20
Students can now wear tube tops, ripped jeans and even pajamas to school in Alameda, Calif., where the district relaxed its dress code in response to complaints that girls were being shamed for what they wear. But not all approve of the policy.

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