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House passes Equality Act, voting to expand legal safeguards for LGBTQ people

1 month ago   |   By WISN

The Equality Act amends existing civil rights law to explicitly include sexual orientation and gender identification as protected characteristics.
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House passes Equality Act to provide long-sought legal protections for LGBTQ+ people

House passes Equality Act to provide long-sought legal protections for LGBTQ+ people

1 month ago   |   By NY Daily News

With little Republican support, House Democrats passed a bill Thursday that would lock in long-sought legal safeguards for LGBTQ+ people - but the historic measure faces stiff opposition in the Senate.
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House poised to vote on legal safeguards for LGBTQ people

House poised to vote on legal safeguards for LGBTQ people

1 month ago   |   By New York Post

WASHINGTON - The Democratic-led House is poised to pass a bill that would enshrine LGBTQ protections in the nation's labor and civil rights laws, a top priority of President Joe Biden, though the legislation faces an uphill battle in the Senate. The Equality Act amends existing civil rights law to explicitly include sexual orientation and...
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Yankees' Jay Bruce retiring after 14 MLB seasons

Yankees' Jay Bruce retiring after 14 MLB seasons

Sunday will be Jay Bruce's last game as a Yankee - and an MLB player. The 34-year-old outfielder/first baseman will retire after Sunday's game against the Rays, manager Aaron... Read more ...

At least 8 passengers killed, some 100 injured as train derails in Egypt

At least 8 passengers killed, some 100 injured as train derails in Egypt

A packed passenger train has derailed in Egypt, with social media footage showing rail tracks damaged and several carriages overturned. There are reports of dozens of... Read more ...

Fauci expects J&J decision Friday, ‘very seriously' doubts it will be canceled

Fauci expects J&J decision Friday, ‘very seriously' doubts it will be canceled

Dr. Anthony Fauci expects officials to make a decision on the use of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine Friday - and he "very seriously" doubts that regulators will decide to scrap... Read more ...

As Trump considers 2024 run, other GOP White House hopefuls move forward

As Trump considers 2024 run, other GOP White House hopefuls move forward

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3 killed, 2 injured in Kenosha County bar shooting

3 killed, 2 injured in Kenosha County bar shooting

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This woman has lovingly made more than 1,500 special masks for kids at a...

This woman has lovingly made more than 1,500 special masks for kids at a Missouri hospital

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‘They both suck': Jake Paul destroys ex-UFC star Ben Askren on widely-mocked...

‘They both suck': Jake Paul destroys ex-UFC star Ben Askren on widely-mocked ‘wild day for boxing' featuring Justin Bieber

YouTuber-turned-boxer Jake Paul wiped out Ben Askren in the first round of the ex-MMA fighter's first boxing match, providing a suitably farcical ending to a night that was... Read more ...

Robert Whittaker dominates Kelvin Gastelum in UFC bout

Robert Whittaker dominates Kelvin Gastelum in UFC bout

Robert Whittaker overwhelmed Kelvin Gastelum in every facet, cruising to a unanimous decision in their UFC middleweight main event Saturday night in Las Vegas. Whittaker... Read more ...

US and China agree to cooperate on climate crisis

US and China agree to cooperate on climate crisis

SEOUL, South Korea - The United States and China, the world's two biggest carbon polluters, agreed to cooperate to curb climate change with urgency, just days before President... Read more ...

Maxine Waters attends protest over police killing of Daunte Wright

Maxine Waters attends protest over police killing of Daunte Wright

Fiery California Rep. Maxine Waters joined hundreds of angry protesters who thronged Brooklyn Center, Minnesota early Sunday, all breaking the 11 p.m. curfew together during a... Read more ...