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NY Times: Trump Paid $750 in US Income Taxes in 2016, 2017

NY Times: Trump Paid $750 in US Income Taxes in 2016, 2017

Sep 27, 2020

President Donald Trump paid just $750 in federal income taxes the year he ran for president and in his first year in the White House, according to a report Sunday in The New York Times.

TikTok Fate in the Balance as Judge Weighs App Store Ban

TikTok Fate in the Balance as Judge Weighs App Store Ban

By Anne D'Innocenzio and Matt O'Brien | Sep 27, 2020

Lawyers for TikTok pleaded with a U.S. federal judge on Sunday to delay the Trump Administration's ban of the popular video sharing program from app stores set to take effect at the end of the day.

Homespun BLM Products Include Cookie Kits, Garden Gnomes

Homespun BLM Products Include Cookie Kits, Garden Gnomes

By Terry Tang | Sep 27, 2020

A few weeks after nationwide protests erupted over the police killing of George Floyd, Julie Muller looked for something positive she could contribute to the movement from her Houston home.

California Will House Transgender Inmates by Gender Identity

California Will House Transgender Inmates by Gender Identity

By Adam Bean | Sep 27, 2020

Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a law on Saturday requiring California to house transgender inmates in prisons based on their gender identity — but only if the state does not have "management or security concerns."

Her Words: Amy Coney Barrett on Faith, Precedent, Abortion

Her Words: Amy Coney Barrett on Faith, Precedent, Abortion

Sep 27, 2020

Some notable quotes from Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett, a former Notre Dame law professor and current judge on the Chicago-based 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.

Why Are Hispanic/Latino Men 4 Times More Likely to Get HIV Than White Men?

Why Are Hispanic/Latino Men 4 Times More Likely to Get HIV Than White Men?

By Billy McEntee | Sep 27, 2020

Despite an overall decrease in HIV infection rates, the rates for Hispanic/Latino men who have sex with men are more than four times that of white males. EDGE finds out why.

Amy Coney Barrett, Likely High Court Pick, is Scalia's Heir

Amy Coney Barrett, Likely High Court Pick, is Scalia's Heir

By Michael Tarm | Sep 26, 2020

Though Amy Coney Barrett is the expected replacement for Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, she is more aptly described as heir to another departed Supreme Court justice: conservative hero Antonin Scalia.

GOP Expecting Trump to Tap Barrett for Supreme Court

GOP Expecting Trump to Tap Barrett for Supreme Court

By Zeke Miller and Lisa Mascaro | Sep 25, 2020

Republicans were expecting President Donald Trump to announce Saturday that he is nominating Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court, as he aims to put a historic stamp on the high court just weeks before the election.

Unicode Announces New LGBTQ-Related Emoji for 2021

Unicode Announces New LGBTQ-Related Emoji for 2021

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Sep 25, 2020

Unicode recently announced Emoji 13.1, a series of 217 new emoji to be released in 2021, including new LGBTQ-related emoticons.

Former Congressman Ron Paul Hospitalized, Says He's OK

Former Congressman Ron Paul Hospitalized, Says He's OK

Sep 25, 2020

Former GOP presidential candidate Ron Paul posted a picture of himself in a hospital Friday but said he was OK after video circulated online of him struggling to speak during an interview.

Murder of Brooklyn Muralist Prosecuted as a Hate Crime

Murder of Brooklyn Muralist Prosecuted as a Hate Crime

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Sep 25, 2020

James Williams, a 51-year old New York City man, has been charged with a hate crime in the September 7th murder of 29 year old muralist Massiah Berkley.

Gabrielle Union and Dwyane Wade on 'Wildly Inspiring' Transgender Daughter

Gabrielle Union and Dwyane Wade on 'Wildly Inspiring' Transgender Daughter

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Sep 25, 2020

After being selected as one of TIME Magazine's '100 Most Influential People,' Union and Wade celebrate their trans daughter in a video accompanying the feature.

With 'Profound Sorrow': Ginsburg Lies in State at US Capitol

With 'Profound Sorrow': Ginsburg Lies in State at US Capitol

By Lisa Mascaro | Sep 25, 2020

The late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is lying in state Friday at the U.S. Capitol, the first woman in American history to do so, in commemoration of her extraordinary life.

Watch: District Attorney Says Police Shooting of Trans Suspect 16 Times 'Reasonable Force'

Watch: District Attorney Says Police Shooting of Trans Suspect 16 Times 'Reasonable Force'

By Kilian Melloy | Sep 25, 2020

Police officers in Reading, Pennsylvania, who opened fire on a trans woman, firing 16 rounds and striking her "multiple times," were exercising "reasonable force," the county DA has determined.

Watch: Trans, Non-Binary PSA Series Launches, Features 'Pose' Star

Watch: Trans, Non-Binary PSA Series Launches, Features 'Pose' Star

By Kilian Melloy | Sep 25, 2020

The Human Rights Campaign Foundation and WarnerMedia have launched a PSA series underscoring the authenticity - and humanity - of transgender and non-binary people.

Idaho Man Sues Over State's Anti-Sodomy Law

Idaho Man Sues Over State's Anti-Sodomy Law

By Rebecca Boone | Sep 25, 2020

An Idaho man represented by a coalition of civil rights attorneys is suing the state's attorney general over Idaho's so-called "infamous crime against nature" law, which makes it illegal to have oral or anal sex.

In Despair, Protesters Take to Streets for Breonna Taylor

In Despair, Protesters Take to Streets for Breonna Taylor

By Claire Galofaro, Dylan Lovan and Angie Wang | Sep 25, 2020

Some of them raised their fists and called out "Black lives matter!" Others tended to the letters, flowers and signs grouped together in a square in downtown Louisville. All of them said her name: Breonna Taylor.

Corey Johnson Ends 2021 Bid for NYC Mayor

Corey Johnson Ends 2021 Bid for NYC Mayor

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Sep 24, 2020

Corey Johnson, New York City Council speaker and contender in the city's mayoral race, withdrew on Thursday from his bid to replace Bill de Blasio next year.

Merriam-Webster Updates Definition for 'Bisexual'

Merriam-Webster Updates Definition for 'Bisexual'

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Sep 24, 2020

Just in time for Bisexual Visibility Day, Merriam-Webster has updated its definition of "bisexual," making it less binary.

Trump Pays Respects to Late Supreme Court Justice Ginsburg

Trump Pays Respects to Late Supreme Court Justice Ginsburg

By Kevin Freking | Sep 24, 2020

President Donald Trump paid respects to late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Thursday morning, just two days before he announces his nominee to replace her on the high court.

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