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Sailor in Iconic V-J Day Times Square Kiss Photo Dies at 95

Sailor in Iconic V-J Day Times Square Kiss Photo Dies at 95

Feb 18
The ecstatic sailor shown kissing a woman in Times Square celebrating the end of World War II died Sunday. George Mendonsa was 95.

Retailers, Fashion Brands Struggle With Racial Insensitivity

Retailers, Fashion Brands Struggle With Racial Insensitivity

By Anne D'Innocenzio | Feb 18
Retailers and top fashion brands like Gucci and Prada keep apologizing for products that smack of racial insensitivity. The big question is: Why does it keep happening?

School Board in Virginia May End Transgender Bathroom Ban

School Board in Virginia May End Transgender Bathroom Ban

By Ben Finley | Feb 18
For nearly four years, Gavin Grimm has been suing his former school district after it banned him from using the boys bathrooms in high school.

Disgraced Ex-Congressman Anthony Weiner Released from Prison

Disgraced Ex-Congressman Anthony Weiner Released from Prison

Feb 18
Disgraced former Congressman Anthony Weiner has been released from federal prison after being convicted of having illicit online contact with a 15-year-old girl in 2017.

Disgraced Ex-Congressman Anthony Weiner Released from Prison

Disgraced Ex-Congressman Anthony Weiner Released from Prison

Feb 17
Disgraced former Congressman Anthony Weiner has been released from federal prison in Massachusetts. The New York Democrat, a once-rising star who also ran for mayor, was convicted of having illicit online contact with a 15-year-old North Carolina girl.

Transgender Bathroom Ban May End, but Transcript Irks Teen

Transgender Bathroom Ban May End, but Transcript Irks Teen

Feb 17
For nearly four years, Gavin Grimm has been suing his former school district after it banned him from using the boys bathrooms in high school.

NOT REAL NEWS: A Look at What Didn't Happen This Week

NOT REAL NEWS: A Look at What Didn't Happen This Week

Feb 16
None of these is legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked these out. Here are the real facts.

Runner Recalls Desperate Fight with Thrashing Mountain Lion

Runner Recalls Desperate Fight with Thrashing Mountain Lion

By P. Solomon Banda | Feb 16
Fear washed over Travis Kauffman as he wrestled with a thrashing mountain lion that attacked him on a Colorado mountain trail, but then his fighting instinct took over as he found its neck with his foot and suffocated the young cat.

Judge Halts Air Force's Efforts to Discharge Airmen with HIV

Judge Halts Air Force's Efforts to Discharge Airmen with HIV

Feb 16
A federal judge on Friday ordered the U.S. Air Force to temporarily stop discharging service members who are HIV-positive, ruling that it's working under a policy that is "irrational" and "outdated."

Chicago Police Release 2 Men Questioned in Smollett Case

Chicago Police Release 2 Men Questioned in Smollett Case

By Don Babwin | Feb 16
Chicago police late Friday released without charges two Nigerian brothers arrested on suspicion of assaulting "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett and said they have new evidence to investigate as a result of questioning them.

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