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AP Source: No One Else in NFL Cited With Email Violations

AP Source: No One Else in NFL Cited With Email Violations

NATIONAL | By Barry Wilner | Oct 16, 2021

The NFL has found no other current team or league personnel to have sent emails containing racist, homophobic or misogynistic language similar to messages written by Jon Gruden.

Watchdog: Psaki Violated Ethics Law By Promoting McAuliffe

Watchdog: Psaki Violated Ethics Law By Promoting McAuliffe

POLITICS | By Aamer Madhani | Oct 16, 2021

A government watchdog group said Friday that it had filed an ethics complaint against White House press secretary Jen Psaki.

More Than 90 Snakes Found Under Northern California Home

More Than 90 Snakes Found Under Northern California Home

NATIONAL | By Olga R. Rodriguez | Oct 16, 2021

Al Wolf is used to clearing one or two snakes from under houses but recently was called by a woman who said she had seen rattlesnakes scurry under her Northern California house.

Biden Open to Shortening Length of Programs in Spending Bill

Biden Open to Shortening Length of Programs in Spending Bill

NATIONAL | By Zeke Miller and Alexandra Jaffe | Oct 16, 2021

President Joe Biden said Friday he would prefer to cut the duration of programs in his big social services and climate change package rather than eliminate some entirely.

Authorities Call Fatal Stabbing Of Uk Lawmaker Terrorist Act

Authorities Call Fatal Stabbing Of Uk Lawmaker Terrorist Act

INTERNATIONAL | By Jo Kearney and Jill Lawless | Oct 15, 2021

A long-serving member of Parliament was stabbed to death Friday during a meeting with constituents at a church in England.

Is Russia's Anti-Gay Propaganda Working? More Russians Oppose Same Sex Relationships

Is Russia's Anti-Gay Propaganda Working? More Russians Oppose Same Sex Relationships

INTERNATIONAL | Oct 15, 2021

The Russian propaganda campaign against the LBGTQ+ lifestyle is beginning to pay off if a new poll is to be believed. "

Ptown's Crown and Anchor in Process of Being Sold

Ptown's Crown and Anchor in Process of Being Sold

NATIONAL | Oct 15, 2021

Provincetown's iconic resort The Crown and Anchor is in the process of being sold.

Michael Sam Speaks Out About Raiders Coach Jon Gruden's Homophobic Emails

Michael Sam Speaks Out About Raiders Coach Jon Gruden's Homophobic Emails

SPORTS | By Emell Adolphus | Oct 15, 2021

The first openly gay player to be drafted into the NFL, Michael Sam said it was "unfortunate" that homophobic emails came from the same team that drafted Carl Nassib, the league's first out player.

US Wins Seat on UN Rights Council in Uncontested Election

US Wins Seat on UN Rights Council in Uncontested Election

INTERNATIONAL | By Edith M. Lederer | Oct 15, 2021

The United States won a seat on the U.N. Human Rights Council that former president Donald Trump denounced and quit.

Texas Man Takes Plea Bargain in Grindr Robbery Conspiracy

Texas Man Takes Plea Bargain in Grindr Robbery Conspiracy

CRIME | By Kilian Melloy | Oct 15, 2021

A 22-year-old Texas man accepted a plea deal that puts him in jail for the next 23 years for his role in a conspiracy carried out by him and three others to use Grindr to lure, rob, and assault their victims.

Netflix's Ted Sarandos: Chappelle's Jokes Don't Equal 'Real-World Harm'

Netflix's Ted Sarandos: Chappelle's Jokes Don't Equal 'Real-World Harm'

NATIONAL | By Emell Adolphus | Oct 15, 2021

Netflix chief Ted Sarandos once again defended Dave Chappelle's comedy special, which has been deemed transphobic, saying "content doesn't directly translate to real-world harm."

Bill Clinton in Hospital for Non-COVID-Related Infection

Bill Clinton in Hospital for Non-COVID-Related Infection

NATIONAL | By Lou Kesten | Oct 15, 2021

Former President Bill Clinton was admitted to a Southern California hospital Tuesday with an infection but he is "on the mend," his spokesman said.

Biden to Meet with Pope Francis to Discuss COVID-19, Climate

Biden to Meet with Pope Francis to Discuss COVID-19, Climate

RELIGION | By Alexandra Jaffe | Oct 14, 2021

President Joe Biden is set to meet Pope Francis when he visits the Vatican later this month as part of a five-day swing through Italy and the U.K. for global economic and climate change meetings.

Out NFL Player Carl Nassib  Takes Day Off after Team Coach's  Homophobic Emails

Out NFL Player Carl Nassib Takes Day Off after Team Coach's Homophobic Emails

SPORTS | By Kilian Melloy | Oct 14, 2021

Out Raiders player Carl Nassib took a personal day after team coach Jon Gruden resigned over the surfacing of homophobic and racist emails.

Watch: Texas Removed LGBTQ Youth Webpage after Governor Candidate Called them 'Offensive'

Watch: Texas Removed LGBTQ Youth Webpage after Governor Candidate Called them 'Offensive'

NATIONAL | By Emell Adolphus | Oct 14, 2021

The state of Texas removed two LGBTQ resource pages from the Department of Family and Protective Services' website after Republican governor candidate Don Huffines called them "offensive."

Apple CEO, NBA's Dwyane Wade Help LGBTQ Group Build Homes

Apple CEO, NBA's Dwyane Wade Help LGBTQ Group Build Homes

NATIONAL | By Sophia Eppolito | Oct 14, 2021

Apple CEO Tim Cook and retired NBA All-Star Dwyane Wade joined Utah leaders Wednesday to announce the completion of a local advocacy group's campaign to build new homes that provide services for LGBTQ youth in the U.S. West.

Governor: Lt. Governor's LGBTQ Comments Don't Speak for NC

Governor: Lt. Governor's LGBTQ Comments Don't Speak for NC

NATIONAL | By Gary D. Robertson | Oct 14, 2021

Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper said Wednesday that Republican Lt. Gov. Mark Robinson "does not speak for North Carolina," a reference to comments that Robinson made about sex education in public schools that critics say plainly disparaged LGBTQ people.

Suit: U.S. Enabling LGBTQ Discrimination in Foster Program

Suit: U.S. Enabling LGBTQ Discrimination in Foster Program

FAMILY | By Kimberlee Kruesi | Oct 14, 2021

The federal government is funding organizations that illegally discriminate against LGBTQ candidates to become foster care parents for unaccompanied refugee children, a lawsuit filed Wednesday alleges.

NY Moving Women, Trans Inmates from Rikers to State Lockups

NY Moving Women, Trans Inmates from Rikers to State Lockups

NATIONAL | Oct 14, 2021

Nearly all female and transgender inmates at New York City's Rikers Island jail complex will be temporarily transferred to state lockups.

'As Seen on TikTok' is the New 'As Seen on TV'

'As Seen on TikTok' is the New 'As Seen on TV'

NATIONAL | By Joseph Pisani | Oct 14, 2021

Near the Twizzlers and Sour Patch Kids at It'Sugar are random items — fidget toys, fruit-shaped soft jelly candies — that earned a spot on the candy store's shelves because they went viral on TikTok.

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