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Transgender Woman's Slaying in Philadelphia Believed to Be 20th This Year in US
Keisha Jenkins, a 22-year-old transgender woman from Philadelphia, was recently beaten and shot to death by a group of men, according to police, who said they are investigating whether her gender identity played a role in the slaying. Jenkins is at least the 20th trans woman killed in the United
Kelly Ripa on Receiving Award From GLAAD
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AOL Tech Guru Steve Johnson Seeks Justice for Gay Brother's Killing
Boston Internet pioneer Steve Johnson said he was convinced early on that his younger brother's death more than two decades ago was not a suicide, but murder –- the result of a gay-bashing incident in Australia. In December 1988, Scott Johnson was celebrating the completion of his doctorate in
Fred Phelps, Founder of Anti-Gay Westboro Church, Dead at 84
Phelps and members of Westboro Baptist Church picketed the funerals of slain soldiers and Matthew Shepard.
Are Secret Clinton White House Tapes Lost to History?
Among the thousands of pages of documents released by the Clinton Library recently, two had this tantalizing notation at the top: “Tape One, Side One.” That stamp appeared on transcripts of two conversations Bill Clinton had behind closed doors with aides inside the Oval Office. They...
Obama Steps On Vlad's Victory Vote
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES A HIGH STAKES GAME OF TELEPHONE: The U.S. and allies are poised to respond to Crimea’s vote to leave Ukraine and join Russia, possibly announcing tough diplomatic and economic sanctions against Moscow as early as today. President Obama spoke with...
Jason Collins remains with Nets
The Brooklyn Nets signed center Jason Collins for the remainder of the season on Saturday, the team announced. Sources previously told ESPN.com that the Nets, who feel they're getting everything they expected from Collins when they signed him for frontcourt depth Feb. 23, were already operating
Bill Clinton in 1999: 'Every Time I Mention Gays, My Numbers Go Down'
On Jan. 11, 1999 — a little more than a week before Bill Clinton was set to deliver the last State of the Union Address of the 20th century — he huddled in Oval Office with a group of advisers and worried. “Mark always says...
5 Things to Know This Morning
Your look at the five biggest and most buzz-worthy stories of the morning. 1. 'Jeopardy Villain' Arthur Chu Nearly Rampages to Record "Jeopardy!" champion Arthur Chu, dubbed the "Jeopardy Villain" by some fans disturbed by his unconventional style, rampaged to his eighth straight victory by running
Jason Collins meets with Shepards
DENVER -- Brooklyn Nets center Jason Collins met privately with the parents of the late Matthew Shepard following the team's 112-89 victory over the Denver Nuggets on Thursday night at Pepsi Center. The player gave Dennis and Judy Shepard an autographed, No. 98 black and white jersey, and laughter