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Apr 30, 2013 at 8:34 AM PDT
President Barack Obama strongly suggested Tuesday he'd consider military action against Syria if it can be confirmed that President Bashar Assad's government used chemical weapons in the two-year-old civil war.
Apr 29, 2013 at 3:51 PM PDT
Jason Collins was thanked and applauded by virtually all sides of the sports world Monday when the first-person account of his life was published by Sports Illustrated.
Apr 29, 2013 at 8:52 AM PDT
A memo sent Monday by Commissioner Roger Goodell to ownership, front-office personnel and coaches says: "Please ensure that this document is made available to all players and staff."
Apr 27, 2013 at 1:18 PM PDT
It may be a man's world, as the saying goes, but lesbians seem to have an easier time living in it than gay men do.
Apr 26, 2013 at 8:24 PM PDT

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Several Republican lawmakers filed a bill Thursday seeking an exemption to the state's anti-discrimination laws just weeks after legal action was taken against a Richland florist who denied service to a gay couple for...
Apr 26, 2013 at 9:08 AM PDT
The latest bad news in the hunt for an AIDS vaccine: The government halted a large U.S. study on Thursday, saying the experimental shots aren't preventing HIV infection.
Apr 26, 2013 at 12:26 AM PDT
Several Republican lawmakers filed a bill Thursday seeking an exemption to the state's anti-discrimination laws just weeks after legal action was taken against a Richland florist who denied service to a gay couple for their upcoming wedding.
Apr 18, 2013 at 1:42 PM PDT
The American Civil Liberties Union in Washington state filed a lawsuit Thursday on behalf of a Kennewick gay couple denied service at a flower shop for their upcoming wedding.
Apr 11, 2013 at 7:09 AM PDT
The American Civil Liberties Union of Washington is representing two men who were denied flowers by a Richland florist opposed to gay marriage.
Apr 10, 2013 at 7:54 AM PDT
California lawmakers are considering taking some tax exemptions away from youth groups that do not accept gay, transgender or atheist members - a move intended to pressure the Boy Scouts of America to lift its ban on gay Scouts and troop leaders.
Apr 7, 2013 at 12:17 PM PDT
The FBI is investigating whether a former Rutgers basketball employee tried to extort the university before he made videos that showed ex-coach Mike Rice shoving and kicking players and berating them with gay slurs.
Apr 6, 2013 at 1:42 PM PDT
In a span of four days, a men's basketball scandal ripped through the campus. Suddenly, all the buoyant feelings were gone, replaced by crisis and controversy reaching the highest level of the university.
Apr 4, 2013 at 5:18 PM PDT
The call from faculty members and politicians to oust top Rutgers University administrators grew louder Thursday, a day after men's basketball coach Mike Rice was fired for mistreating players, shoving them and berating them with gay slurs.
Apr 3, 2013 at 7:08 AM PDT
Rutgers fired basketball coach Mike Rice on Wednesday after a videotape aired showing him shoving, grabbing and throwing balls at players in practice and using gay slurs during practice.
Apr 1, 2013 at 7:37 AM PDT
Has the nation lived down its history of racism and should the law become colorblind? Addressing two pivotal legal issues, one on affirmative action and a second on voting rights, a divided Supreme Court is poised to answer those questions.