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Unlike Trump so far, Tillerson recognizes Pride Month: 'We will continue to support the human rights of LGBTI persons'
The LGBT community and its allies are hoping that President Trump takes a cue from his top diplomat, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson , before it's too late. The former CEO and chairman of Exxon on Wednesday recognized June as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex (LGBTI) Pride Month --
98-year-old man donates stock now worth $2 million to wildlife sanctuary
World War II and Korean War Veteran, Scoutmaster and lawyer: the list of life accomplishments goes on and on for 98-year-old Russel Gremel. But he's not done yet. Stock he bought for just $1,000 about 70 years ago -- now worth more than $2 million -- is going to the birds and other wildlife in
The Note: The rough draft of repeal and replace
TRUMP’S FIRST 100 DAYS with RICK KLEIN and SHUSHANNAH WALSHE Day No. 47 THE BIG STORY: “The president must have his reasons,” Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly said on CNN Monday night, surely with some combination of confidence and optimism about the man he signed up to serve. That kind of
Boy Scouts Will Allow Transgender Children Into Programs
The Boy Scouts of America announced Monday that it will allow transgender children who identify as boys to enroll in its boys only programs.
Book Excerpt: Robert Gates' 'A Passion for Leadership'
Excerpted from A Passion for Leadership by Robert M. Gates Copyright © 2016 by Robert M Gates. Excerpted by permission of Vintage. All rights reserved. No part of this excerpt may be reproduced or reprinted without permission in writing from the publisher. Why Bureaucracies So Often Fail Us
Eagle Scouts Prepare to March in Trump Inauguration Parade
ABC News' Charli James speaks with Eagle Scout leader Rashid Abdullah and honor guard youth chairman William Cather about the Boy Scouts' history in presidential inaugurations.
The Tick-Tock of Donald Trump's Inauguration
On Friday, Donald Trump and Mike Pence will participate in a tradition that’s over 200 years old -- the presidential and vice- presidential inauguration . “We're going to have a very, very elegant day. The 20th is going to be something that will be very, very special, very beautiful,"
The Note: Russia Redux
NOTABLES --TRUMP GOES AFTER OBAMA PRESS SECRETARY IN SPEECH: President-elect Donald Trump took new jabs at White House press secretary Josh Earnest last night in Hershey, Pennsylvania, ABC’s ALEXANDER MALLIN and VERONICA STRACQUALURSI report. "This foolish guy, Josh Earnest, I don't know," Trump
Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin Seems Open to Crossover Vote for Trump's Secretary of State Pick
Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia, who knows secretary of state nominee Rex Tillerson from his work in the state, suggested he has not ruled out a crossover vote for Tillerson on the Senate floor. Tillerson’s relationship with Russian President Vladimir Putin from his ExxonMobil career
The Note: Trump, Ryan Rekindle Goodwill
NOTABLES --TRUMP PRAISES PAUL RYAN: President-elect Donald Trump appeared in Wisconsin Tuesday to thank supporters and Republican politicians for supporting his bid for the White House -- and took a markedly different tone towards House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wisc., with whom he clashed at times