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    DOJ says transgender student's restroom lawsuit has merit under Title IX

    The lawsuit filed by a 16-year-old transgender student over Gloucester County's school restroom policy has merit under federal law, according to court documents filed by the U.S. Department of Justice on Tuesday. The department filed what is called a "statement of interest" in federal court regardin ... Read More

    Obama admin pressures Redskins to change name

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Park Service won't grant the District of Columbia a new lease for the site of the Washington Redskins' old stadium in part because Interior Secretary Sally Jewell opposes the team's name. Jewell reiterated that position during a meeting in late April with Mayor Muriel ... Read More

    Defense: Mosby should stop the photo shoots if she's worried about Freddie Gray case publicity

    Attorneys for six police officers charged in connection with arrest and death of Freddie Gray said if prosecutors are worried about media attention about the case, perhaps State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby shouldn't have appeared in Vogue and Cosmopolitan. The lawyers wrote in response to prosecutors' ... Read More

    Bernie Sanders draws 10,000 in progressive Madison

    Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders rallied nearly 10,000 enthusiastic supporters in Madison on Wednesday in an effort to demonstrate that his long-shot campaign is viable. Running as a progressive alternative to Hillary Clinton, Sanders said it was the largest crowd any candidate has a ... Read More

    FBI investigating attacks on San Francisco-area Internet cables

    SAN FRANCISCO (UPI) -- The Federal Bureau of Investigations is investigating an attack on fiber optics lines that has caused widespread disruptions in Internet service in California's Bay area and as far north as Seattle. The string of attacks span a year, including one early Tuesday. FBI agents wil ... Read More

    Hoax: Man who claimed he was attacked for being gay admits to staging incidents

    DELTA - Suspected hate crimes against a Delta man who said he was attacked for being gay were actually staged by him, police confirmed Tuesday. The man's attorney called his actions a "cry for help." Rick Jones, 22, reported he was attacked in April while he was working at the Grand Central Station ... Read More

    Episcopal bishops authorize clergy to perform same-sex 'marriages'

    SALT LAKE CITY (UPI) -- Just days after the U.S. Supreme Court declared same-sex marriage a constitutional right, bishops in the Episcopal Church have voted to approve such unions performed by its clergy. However, the changes are not being met with unanimous support. At a convention in Salt Lake Cit ... Read More

    Daytona sponsors flag exchange program

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Daytona International Speedway will not ban the Confederate flag from track property this weekend, but will offer the American flag to those who wish to fly it on property. Daytona President Joie Chitwood said Tuesday the speedway will offer an exchange program in which fa ... Read More

    Cops save anti-NYPD flag-burners from angry bikers

    A group of flag-burning anti-NYPD protesters needed New York’s Finest to save their skin from a gang of angry bikers who tried to the pummel them in a Brooklyn park for setting Old Glory ablaze Wednesday. The fiery stunt by a few dozen members of the group Disarm the Police led to a chaotic scene at ... Read More

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