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CBD Vapes Spiked with Dangerous Drugs for Sale Across

CBD Vapes Spiked with Dangerous Drugs for Sale Across

By Holbrook Mohr | Sep 16
Some operators are cashing in on the CBD craze by substituting cheap and illegal synthetic marijuana for natural CBD in vapes and edibles such as gummy bears, an Associated Press investigation has found.

After Bankruptcy Filing, Purdue Pharma May Not Be Off Hook

After Bankruptcy Filing, Purdue Pharma May Not Be Off Hook

By Geoff Mulvihill | Sep 16
OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma and its owners expressed sympathy but not responsibility for the nation's opioid crisis as the company filed for bankruptcy protection late Sunday night, part of a move to settle some 2,600 lawsuits.

Times Apologizes for Tweet, Revises Kavanaugh Article

Times Apologizes for Tweet, Revises Kavanaugh Article

Sep 16
President Donald Trump on Monday said Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh is under assault, following a New York Times story about a sexual misconduct allegation that was revised to reflect that the alleged victim couldn't recall the incident.

Gun Control Must Include Background Checks, Dems tell Trump

Gun Control Must Include Background Checks, Dems tell Trump

By Hope Yen | Sep 16
Congressional Democratic leaders warned President Donald Trump on Sunday that any proposal on gun control must include a House-passed bill to expand background checks for gun purchases — or else risk no legislation at all.

Women's Hall of Fame to Induct Justice Sotomayor, Jane Fonda

Women's Hall of Fame to Induct Justice Sotomayor, Jane Fonda

By Carolyn Thompson | Sep 14
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, actress Jane Fonda and attorney Gloria Allred are among the latest inductees at the National Women's Hall of Fame.

New Study Shows Staggering Connection Between Transgender Conversion Therapy and Suicide Attempts

New Study Shows Staggering Connection Between Transgender Conversion Therapy and Suicide Attempts

Sep 14
A new study published in JAMA Psychiatry found that exposure to attempts by professionals to change a person's gender identity from transgender to cisgender is associated with a range of adverse mental health outcomes, including suicide attempts.

Boston Woman Alleges Injury by Police at 'Straight Pride' Parade

Boston Woman Alleges Injury by Police at 'Straight Pride' Parade

Sep 13
A Boston resident and longtime ally of the LGBTQ community, Sandra Pelkie, says she went to the so-called "Straight Pride" parade to protest the event and ended up with a fractured wrist after being assaulted by a police officer. This is her account.

Washington State Flower Shop That Denied Gay Grooms Looking for Second Hearing by U.S. Supreme Court

Washington State Flower Shop That Denied Gay Grooms Looking for Second Hearing by U.S. Supreme Court

By Kilian Melloy | Sep 13
A flower shop owner in Washington State who refused floral arrangements for a same-sex wedding and was sued under state non-discrimination laws is looking to take her case to the U.S. Supreme Court for a second time.

New York City Looks to Repeal 'Gay Conversion Therapy' Ban

New York City Looks to Repeal 'Gay Conversion Therapy' Ban

By Deepti Hajela | Sep 13
A New York City law banning gay conversion therapy would be repealed under legislation introduced over concerns that a pending federal lawsuit could lead to a decision unfavorable to the LGBTQ community if the case were to go to the Supreme Court.

Trump Mocks Democrats, Vows New Tax Cut on Baltimore Visit

Trump Mocks Democrats, Vows New Tax Cut on Baltimore Visit

By Kevin Freking and Juana Summers | Sep 13
President Donald Trump sought to boost the spirits of Republican lawmakers, mocking Democrats and promising a new tax cut package, as he returned to the city he recently disparaged as a "rat and rodent infested mess."

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