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Pot seen as reason for rise in Colorado homeless

DENVER (AP) — Officials at some Denver homeless shelters say the legalization of marijuana has contributed to an increase in the number of younger people living on the city's streets. One organization dealing with the increase is Urban Peak, which pr ...

Rubio: Same-sex marriage foes face intolerance

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Americans who oppose same-sex marriage often face "intolerance" from those who support it, Republican Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida said Wednesday in a speech about values that appeared aimed at wooing social conservatives. In remark ...

Bradley Manning to begin taxpayer funded gender treatment

[caption id="attachment_25468" align="alignright" width="300"] (File Photo)[/caption]WASHINGTON (AP) — National security leaker Chelsea Manning can get initial treatment for a gender-identity condition from the military after the Bureau of Prisons re ...

CBS: No plan on use of Redskins name on air

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — CBS won't dictate to its announcers whether or not to use the nickname of Washington's NFL franchise during televised games this season. CBS Sports chairman Sean McManus said Thursday he hasn't told on-air talent such as ...

Legal marijuana draws poor families to Colorado city

Pueblo's national image as marijuana-friendly with a low cost-of-living city is attracting poor, low-income or publicassistance families to the area, the director of the Posada emergency shelter agency told City Council at its work session Monday. An ...

U.S. government report finds 2.3% of Americans gay or bisexual

U.S. government data released Tuesday showed that 2.3% of American adults are either gay or bisexual, and that these men and women more often reported serious anxiety and having self-destructive habits than their straight peers, Pittsburgh Post-Gazet ...

First Legal Pot Market Study Completed

DENVER (AP) — Colorado is smoking pot by the ton, and visitors are, too. Colorado's pot regulators issued what is believed to be the world's first post-legalization market study for the weed on Wednesday. The study relied on sales data from Colorado' ...

Berkeley to provide free medical marijuana

The city of Berkeley, Calif. has passed a new law requiring local medical marijuana dispensaries to provide free pot for low-income patients. "We've found out over the years that one of the cruel realities is that when you do get sick and you have a ...

Homosexual parades step off across United States

[caption id="attachment_32419" align="alignright" width="300"] (AP Photo)[/caption]NEW YORK (AP) — Gay pride parades stepped off around the nation on Sunday, in cities large and small, with gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people and their supp ...

CNBC host accidentally outs Apple CEO Tim Cook live on air

CNBC co-anchor Simon Hobbs was discussing the issues facing gay CEOs with New York Times columnist James Stewart Friday when he accidentally outed Apple CEO Tim Cook. Stewart recently wrote a piece on former BP CEO John Browne and the pressures he fa ...


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