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Watch: Boston Man Charged in Box-Cutter, Snow Shovel Hate Crime

Watch: Boston Man Charged in Box-Cutter, Snow Shovel Hate Crime

Dec 5
Boston man Eddie Smith is due to be arraigned on assault and battery, mayhem, and committing a hate crime charges after he allegedly "hit a 25-year-old man in the head with a snow shovel and slashed his eye with a box cutter" Tuesday. Watch below.

Complacency a Concern as AIDS Treatment Improves in Africa

Complacency a Concern as AIDS Treatment Improves in Africa

By Rodney Muhumulza | Dec 1
AIDS has no cure. HIV is still here. But some people are forgetting that.

Kentucky Principal Who Banned LGBTQ Books Indicted for Child Pornography

Kentucky Principal Who Banned LGBTQ Books Indicted for Child Pornography

By Sam Cronin | Nov 14
Former Kentucky school principal Phillip Todd Wilson was indicted Wednesday for 17 child pornography possession and distribution charges filed in August of this year. He made headlines in 2009 for spearheading an effort to ban books with LGBTQ content.

Buttigieg: Homophobic Remarks of Tenn. Lawmaker Don't 'Speak for Most People'

Buttigieg: Homophobic Remarks of Tenn. Lawmaker Don't 'Speak for Most People'

By Sam Cronin | Oct 31
After Tennessee County Commissioner Warren Hurst's rant about Democratic Candidate Pete Buttigieg, the South Bend, Indiana Mayor has issued a response. His comments don't "speak for most people."

Police Investigate Homophobic Bullying of Male Cheerleader in California High School

Police Investigate Homophobic Bullying of Male Cheerleader in California High School

By Sam Cronin | Oct 24
Police in Santa Clara, CA were called to Wilcox High School Monday to investigate a case of homophobic bullying allegedly targeted towards a male cheerleader. Read more on the developing story here.

Tennessee Boy Commits Suicide After Being Outed on Social Media

Tennessee Boy Commits Suicide After Being Outed on Social Media

By Sam Cronin | Sep 30
Channing Smith, a junior at Coffee County Central High School, ended his life after he found out that sexually explicit instant messages between him and another boy from his school were leaked by another classmate.

Farms Worry as NYC Considers Foie Gras Ban

Farms Worry as NYC Considers Foie Gras Ban

By Verena Dobnik | Aug 31
A New York City proposal to ban the sale of foie gras, the fattened liver of a duck or goose, has the backing of animal welfare advocates, but could mean trouble for farms outside the city that are the premier U.S. producers of the French delicacy.

Atlanta Bans Scooters at Night, After Deadly Wrecks

Atlanta Bans Scooters at Night, After Deadly Wrecks

By Jeff Martin, Andrea Smith | Aug 12
Atlanta is banning electric scooters in the nighttime hours during what's been a deadly summer for riders.

Obesity Plagues Hispanics And Blacks In Colorado, Nation's 'Healthiest' State

By Markian Hawryluk | Aug 9
Colorado weighs in as two states: one dangerously heavy and one fit and trim. And the disparity is alarming.

San Francisco Becomes First Major U.S. City to Ban E-Cigarettes

Jun 26
San Francisco became the first major U.S. city to ban the sale of electronic cigarettes after supervisors gave the measure its second and final vote Tuesday.

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