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NC College System's Federal Funds in Crosshairs of LGBT Law

By Emery P. Dalesio | May 6
North Carolina's prized public universities could be the biggest losers as state leaders defend a new law limiting the rights of LGBT people.

Students Cast Light on Darker Side of Harvard's History

May 6
A new student project at Harvard aims to share the school's history lessons that don't make into brochures.

UNC Could Lose $1.4 Billion Due to LGBT Law

May 6
North Carolina's prized public universities risk losing more than $1.4 billion a year in federal funds if Republican state lawmakers don't change a new law limiting the rights of LGBT people.

LGBT Community Braces for Impact of New Counseling Law

By Sheila Burke | May 6
Roddy Biggs was 13 and depressed, and had been seeing a therapist for six months before he revealed something he had denied even to himself: He was gay.

Arsenio Hall Sues Sinead O'Connor for Libel Over Prince Post

May 6
Arsenio Hall is suing Sinead O'Connor over a Facebook post in which the singer accused him of furnishing Prince with drugs.

Insurer Says Child Told Paterno in '76 Sandusky Molested Him

May 6
Joe Paterno's son says an allegation made by insurers that a boy told the longtime Penn State football coach in 1976 that he had been molested by former assistant coach Jerry Sandusky is "bunk."

AP Analysis: For Republicans Fearing Trump, Ryan Offers Out

By Julie Pace | May 6
In a surprise rebuke, House Speaker Paul Ryan announced Thursday that he was "just not ready" to support Trump, who became the presumptive Republican presidential nominee this week after a big win in Indiana forced his remaining rivals from the race.

Charlotte Mayor Meets with NC State Lawmakers About Anti-LGBT Law

May 5
The mayor of Charlotte, North Carolina, has met privately with state legislative leaders about her differences with them over a state law blocking her city from enforcing anti-discrimination rules for LGBT people at restaurants, hotels and retail stores.

Tech Company Settles Transgender Discrimination Complaint

May 5
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission says a technology services company working in Minnesota has agreed to pay $140,000 to settle a transgender discrimination complaint.

Only in Florida: Woman Tells Cops KFC Sandwiches 'Contained Semen'

May 5
A Florida woman contacted police this week to report her chicken sandwiches from KFC allegedly "contained semen," a police report obtained by The Smoking Gun states.

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