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Twister rips apart several buildings in Alabama

BILOXI, Miss. -- Forecasters downgraded the status of Tropical Storm Cindy to a tropical depression on Thursday,...

Detroit judge halts deportation of Iraqi Christians

A judge on Thursday temporarily halted the deportation of more than 100 Iraqi Christians living in the Detroit area who fear torture and possible death if sent back to Iraq. U.S. District Judge Mark...

Teens Don’t Work Summer Jobs Like They Used To

Once a teenage rite of passage, the summer job is vanishing. According to the Department of Labor, just 36 percent of Americans aged 16-to-19 worked last July, down from nearly 57 percent in...

Federal Court Lifts Injunction on Mississippi Anti-Gay Law

The law also contains provisions that could potentially affect single heterosexual people. “For example,” the authors of the analysis wrote, “it would allow a religious...

Teen killed by bullet when LA County sheriff’s deputies fired at pit bull: Police

As Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies were shooting at a pit bull that was charging at them, a 17-year-old boy was apparently struck in the chest by one of the bullets and died,...

Why LGBT youth in Utah consider suicide

It was only 17 years ago that then-President Bill Clinton designated June as Pride Month. Each year since then, individuals who identify as LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender) and their allies organize events that promote...

Dennis Rodman petition seeks his removal from Hall of Fame

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