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Cohen Acknowledges Rigging Polls for Trump in 2014 and 2015

Cohen Acknowledges Rigging Polls for Trump in 2014 and 2015

Jan 17
President Donald Trump's estranged former lawyer is acknowledging that he paid a technology company to rig Trump's standing in two online polls.

Pelosi Says Trump 'Silent' on Postponing State of the Union

Pelosi Says Trump 'Silent' on Postponing State of the Union

By Catherine Lucey, Jill Colvin and Lisa Mascaro | Jan 17
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says President Donald Trump has yet to respond to her request that he postpone his State of the Union address until the government is reopened so workers can be paid for providing security for the grand Washington tradition.

Reports: 'Conversion' App Kicked Off Apple, Amazon Lingers on Google Play

Reports: 'Conversion' App Kicked Off Apple, Amazon Lingers on Google Play

By Kilian Melloy | Jan 17
An app shilling so-called "conversion therapy" to LGTBQ youth was dropped by Apple and Amazon after outrage erupted, but that same app is still up at Google Play. Advocates for the targeted demographic want to know why.

Watch: 'I Never Said There was No Collusion,' Trump Lawyer Says

Watch: 'I Never Said There was No Collusion,' Trump Lawyer Says

Jan 17
President Donald Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani (joo-lee-AH'-nee) says he's "never said there was no collusion" between Russia and members of Trump's 2016 presidential campaign.

Battle Lines Forming Ahead of A Looming U.S. Privacy Law Fight

Battle Lines Forming Ahead of A Looming U.S. Privacy Law Fight

By Rachel Lerman and Tali Arbel | Jan 17
Consumer advocates and the data-hungry technology industry are drawing early battle lines in advance of an expected fight this year over what kind of federal privacy law the U.S. should have.

Gay Rights Group Takes Issue with Karen Pence's New Employer

Gay Rights Group Takes Issue with Karen Pence's New Employer

Jan 17
Karen Pence's return to teaching at a Virginia school that lists "homosexual or lesbian sexual activity" as among the disqualifying criteria for employees is drawing criticism from the nation's largest gay rights advocacy group.

Kansas Library Asked to Move Transgender Children Books

Kansas Library Asked to Move Transgender Children Books

Jan 17
Members of a Kansas public library board are considering a request to move books that include transgender characters out of the children's section.

GOP Dismisses Suggestion that State of Union be Postponed

GOP Dismisses Suggestion that State of Union be Postponed

By Catherine Lucey, Jill Colvin and Lisa Mascaro | Jan 17
A grand Washington ritual became a potential casualty of the partial government shutdown as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi asked President Donald Trump to postpone his Jan. 29 State of the Union speech.

Second Lady Karen Pence will Teach at School with Anti-Gay Policies

Second Lady Karen Pence will Teach at School with Anti-Gay Policies

Jan 16
Second lady Karen Pence has a new gig: teaching art at a Christian school in Virginia that doesn't allow gay students, parents or workers.

Grammy-Nominated Album Shines Light on Transgender Pioneer

Grammy-Nominated Album Shines Light on Transgender Pioneer

By Kristin M. Hall | Jan 16
For decades, Jackie Shane was a musical mystery: a riveting black transgender soul singer who packed out nightclubs in Toronto in the 1960s, but then disappeared after 1971.

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