Wide gaps in legal protection for LGBT workers

Wide gaps in legal protection for LGBT workers

The Supreme Court’s decision on whether federal law shields LGBT people from job discrimination could leave millions of gay and transgender workers vulnerable in parts of the U.S. without protections at the state or local level.
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What Can Be Saved? Owl killings spur moral debate

What Can Be Saved? Owl killings spur moral debate

In a last-ditch effort to save spotted owls, federal officials are killing hundreds of barred owls in the hopes they can stave off their spotted cousins' potential extinction. This is the latest installment in the AP series, "What Can Be Saved?"
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Columbus statue vandalized in San Francisco

Columbus statue vandalized in San Francisco

Several statues of Christopher Columbus, including one in San Francisco, were vandalized with red paint. The US holiday named for the explorer was celebrated on Monday.
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Chicago teachers rally ahead of strike deadline

Chicago teachers rally ahead of strike deadline

Chicago teachers want district leaders to meet their demands just days before a threatened strike in the country's third-largest school district.
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How to clone Will Smith

How to clone Will Smith

The SFX team at Peter Jackson's Weta discuss creating a completely digital version of Will Smith for new movie, "Gemini Man."
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Ryan Blaney gets big NASCAR win at Talladega

Ryan Blaney gets big NASCAR win at Talladega

Ryan Blaney ensured he would advance in NASCAR'S playoffs with a win at Talladega. Blaney edged Ryan Newman in a photo finish.
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Texas officer named in fatal shooting has resigned

Texas officer named in fatal shooting has resigned

The interim police chief says the Fort Worth, Texas, officer who shot a 28-year-old black woman inside her own home over the weekend resigned before he could be fired.
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AP Top Stories October 14

AP Top Stories October 14

Here's the latest for Monday, Oct. 14th: President Trump says he'll impose sanctions on Turkey; Texas officer resigns after killing black woman; Parents of British teen killed in accident with diplomat's wife demand justice; Witches celebrate full...
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Family: Cop should be charged in fatal shooting

Family: Cop should be charged in fatal shooting

Family members of a black Texas woman who was shot to death inside her home by a white police officer are calling for an independent investigation of her killing as well as the arrest and prosecution of the officer involved.
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Harry Dunn's mother speaks out in NY on his death

Harry Dunn's mother speaks out in NY on his death

The parents of a motorcyclist killed in an accident with an American diplomat's wife are urging the alleged driver to return to Britain.
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MIT professors discuss Nobel economics win

MIT professors discuss Nobel economics win

Two researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a third from Harvard University won the 2019 Nobel Prize in economics on Monday for groundbreaking research into what works and what doesn't in the fight to reduce global poverty.
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Protests erupt as Spain convicts Catalan separatists

Protests erupt as Spain convicts Catalan separatists

Riot police charged at protesters outside Barcelona's airport Monday after 12 prominent Catalan separatists were sentenced to lengthy prison terms for their roles in a secession effort in 2017.
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Steelers QB Hodges gets win in first NFL start

Steelers QB Hodges gets win in first NFL start

Pittsburgh Steelers QB Devlin Hodges discusses his first NFL start after he helped direct a 24-17 victory over the Los Angeles Chargers.
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Suns' Ayton shows improvement in sophomore year

Suns' Ayton shows improvement in sophomore year

Phoenix Suns center Deandre Ayton and his coach Monty Williams discuss Ayton’s development in the offseason.
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Turkish military convoy crosses into Syria

Turkish military convoy crosses into Syria

A Turkish military convoy carrying tanks and additional soldiers crossed into Syria Monday. Syrian troops, meanwhile, entered several northern towns and villages near the border as Turkey's army marched south, raising concerns of clashes.
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Graham: Turkey will face 'crippling sanctions'

Graham: Turkey will face 'crippling sanctions'

Echoing President Donald Trump, Sen. Lindsey Graham said on Fox News Channel that the situation in Northern Syria was Erdogan's fault and Turkey would face "crippling sanctions" from the U.S. on its economy.
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Police: Death in cop shooting 'unspeakable loss'

Police: Death in cop shooting 'unspeakable loss'

Police say they have communicated with the family of a woman fatally shot by a police officer in her Texas home, calling her death an "unspeakable loss."
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AP Top Stories October 14

AP Top Stories October 14

Here's the latest for Monday October 14th: Syrian government troops move north; Former national security expert to be heard on impeachment inquiry; Officer who fatally shot woman in her home to be interviewed; Nobel prize in economics awarded.
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UK announces post-Brexit immigration reforms

UK announces post-Brexit immigration reforms

The British government says it will end free movement from the EU in 2021 as part of post-Brexit immigration reforms. The plan was announced in the Queen's Speech, which outlines the programs of new Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government.
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Dolly celebrates 50 years at the Grand Ole Opry

Dolly celebrates 50 years at the Grand Ole Opry

Dolly Parton is still out there working "9 to 5" after celebrating her 50th anniversary as a Grand Ole Opry member.
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Paul Rudd: I still haven't seen 'Game of Thrones'

Paul Rudd: I still haven't seen 'Game of Thrones'

Paul Rudd, the star of new Netflix series "Living with Yourself," says "there are so many shows I haven't seen that I know are spectacular."
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Former Trump NSC adviser testifies on Capitol Hill

Former Trump NSC adviser testifies on Capitol Hill

A former top National Security Council expert on Russia is testifying behind closed doors on Capitol Hill. She is the latest former Trump administration official to be subpoenaed as part of the House impeachment probe into the president.
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Scorsese, Pacino and De Niro discuss anti-ageing CGI

Scorsese, Pacino and De Niro discuss anti-ageing CGI

Martin Scorsese, Al Pacino and Robert De Niro joke about the use of CGI in "The Irishman," used to turn the actors into younger versions of themselves.
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Scorsese: Marvel films turn theaters into amusement parks

Scorsese: Marvel films turn theaters into amusement parks

Martin Scorsese talks about Marvel movies again, saying the experience they offer is “not cinema” but “something else.”
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Impeachment, health issues swirl around Dem debate

Impeachment, health issues swirl around Dem debate

Democratic presidential candidates are readying themselves for their 4th debate in a chaotic political season. They're surrounded by unpredictable events and the deepening impeachment crisis of President Donald Trump.
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Today in History for October 14th

Today in History for October 14th

Highlights of this day in history: Chuck Yeager breaks sound barrier; Britain's Battle of Hastings takes place; Martin Luther King, Jr. wins Nobel Peace Prize; Former President Theodore Roosevelt shot; Singer Bing Crosby dies.
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ShowBiz Minute: Sulli, Parton, Box Office

ShowBiz Minute: Sulli, Parton, Box Office

South Korean pop star Sulli found dead at home; Dolly Parton celebrates 50 years as Grand Ole Opry member; "Joker" tops U.S. box office for second week running.
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Scorsese premieres 'Irishman' in London, looks forward to dinner

Scorsese premieres 'Irishman' in London, looks forward to dinner

Martin Scorsese's latest film, “The Irishman,” closed the London Film Festival, with the legendary director saying he was looking forward to a “nice little dinner and a few drinks” with stars Al Pacino and Robert De Niro.
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On This Day: 14 October 1978

On This Day: 14 October 1978

American singer-songwriter Usher is born in Dallas, Texas.
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Japan looks for missing as typhoon kills as many as 48

Japan looks for missing as typhoon kills as many as 48

Water still covered a road and the surrounding field in Kawagoe, Saitama, north of Tokyo on Monday, two days after a typhoon swept Japan.
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Scorsese premieres 'Irishman' in London, looks forward to dinner

Scorsese premieres 'Irishman' in London, looks forward to dinner

Martin Scorsese's latest film, “The Irishman,” closed London Film Festival, with the legendary director saying he was looking forward to a “nice little dinner and a few drinks” with stars Al Pacino and Robert De Niro.
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AP Top Stories October 13

AP Top Stories October 13

Top stories for Sunday, Oct. 13th: The U.S. appears to be moving toward a full military withdrawal from Syria; Officer kills woman in her Texas home; Cooler temperatures helping with Calif. wildfires; Sailboat runs on water, sun and hydrogen cells.
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Kevin Smith: 'I'm honoring the journey that I started'

Kevin Smith: 'I'm honoring the journey that I started'

Kevin Smith reflects on his 25-year-career in Hollywood. The writer, director and actor says because he makes specific types of movies, he's never really judged against any other directors but himself.
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Officer kills woman in her Texas home after welfare call

Officer kills woman in her Texas home after welfare call

A black woman was fatally shot by a white Fort Worth, Texas, officer inside her home early Saturday after police were called to the residence for a welfare check, authorities said.
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Police swoop as Hong Kong protests shift tactics

Police swoop as Hong Kong protests shift tactics

Protesters in Hong Kong changed tactics and wreaked havoc by popping up in small, often destructive, groups in multiple locations across the city Sunday.
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Hometown celebration of life for Jessye Norman

Hometown celebration of life for Jessye Norman

Jessye Norman's illustrious opera career, extraordinary artistry and humanitarian work was honored at her public funeral Saturday.
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AP Top Stories October 12

AP Top Stories October 12

Here's a look at the top stories for Saturday, Oct. 12th: Tokyo area shuts down as typhoon lashes Japan; Gunman opens fire at church wedding; Four dead, three hurt in shooting in Brooklyn; Unseen orientalist collection goes on show for first time.
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Today in History for October 13th

Today in History for October 13th

Highlights of this day in history: Cornerstone laid for what becomes the White House; Britain's Margaret Thatcher born; Boston wins baseball's first World Series; TV variety show host Ed Sullivan dies; Musician Paul Simon born.
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'Lennon Walls' emerge from Hong Kong protesters

'Lennon Walls' emerge from Hong Kong protesters

In the more than four months of demonstrations that have shaken Hong Kong, one way that protesters and their supporters have made their voices heard is with message boards that have sprung up spontaneously on walkways and elsewhere.
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Today in History for October 12th

Today in History for October 12th

Highlights of this day in history: Columbus lands in Americas; USS Cole bombed in Yemen; Soviet leader Khrushchev bangs shoe at UN; Blast rips Bali nightclub; Opera's Luciano Pavarotti born; Singer John Denver dies in plane crash.
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Los Angeles Mayor: Fire conditions still dangerous

Los Angeles Mayor: Fire conditions still dangerous

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti says that while some residents are able to return to their homes, a wildfire that has forced thousands of people to evacuate will remain dangerous with strong winds continuing on Saturday.
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Greta Thunberg on politicians: 'How dare they'

Greta Thunberg on politicians: 'How dare they'

Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg told a rally in Denver that young people must be prepared to keep striking to call for action on climate change - but she's encouraged by those joining the movement.
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Man gets death for Texas attack that killed 6

Man gets death for Texas attack that killed 6

Jurors have sentenced a man to death for an attack at a Houston-area home that left six members of his ex-wife's family dead.
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Tennessee's Turner Embraces Leadership Role

Tennessee's Turner Embraces Leadership Role

Tennessee fifth-year senior guard Lamonte' Turner discusses how he is working with coach Rick Barnes and assistant coach Kim English to develop into a quality leader.
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Firefighters battle to save Los Angeles-area homes

Firefighters battle to save Los Angeles-area homes

The wildfire burning on the northern edge of Los Angeles has grown to more than 11 square miles but there is also some containment.
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Late opera star's hometown honors her life

Late opera star's hometown honors her life

Jessye Norman's U.S. hometown has named a street for the late opera star.
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Trump on red line with Turkey: 'We'll see'

Trump on red line with Turkey: 'We'll see'

President Donald Trump wouldn't say Friday what the red line would be triggering sanctions to be implemented against Turkey, responding only, 'we'll see." Trump also told reporters the U.S. is sending more troops and equipment to Saudi Arabia.
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Mitchell Tenpenny gives back to cancer patients

Mitchell Tenpenny gives back to cancer patients

Country singer Mitchell Tenpenny helped to design a family room for cancer patients and their families in Nashville, Tennessee after his own father died of cancer.
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