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Kansas Governor Expands Ban on Anti-LGBT Bias to Contractors

Kansas Governor Expands Ban on Anti-LGBT Bias to Contractors

By John Hanna | Jan 15
Kansas' new Democratic governor on Tuesday reinstated a ban on anti-LGBT bias in state agencies' employment decisions that a Republican predecessor had repealed, and she also expanded the policy to cover government contractors.

Hospital Replaces Leadership After Blood Transfusion Mistake

Hospital Replaces Leadership After Blood Transfusion Mistake

Jan 15
A Houston hospital has removed its president and several other leaders following an unusually high number of patient deaths, including a recent case in which a patient died after receiving a transfusion of the wrong blood type.

Feds to Ease Rules on Drone Flights over Crowds and At Night

Feds to Ease Rules on Drone Flights over Crowds and At Night

By David Koenig | Jan 15
Federal officials plan to ease restrictions on flying small drones over crowds and at night, which would give a boost to the commercial use of unmanned aircraft.

Governor Kemp Conciliatory in Georgia Inaugural Address

Governor Kemp Conciliatory in Georgia Inaugural Address

By Ben Nadler | Jan 15
Republican Gov. Brian Kemp pledged to work for all Georgians, striking a conciliatory tone in his inaugural address as he sought to leave behind a bitter election contest with Democrats who are pursuing a legal challenge to the state's balloting methods.

UNC Removes Confederate Pedestal from Campus Overnight

UNC Removes Confederate Pedestal from Campus Overnight

By Jonathan Drew | Jan 15
Crews removed remnants of a Confederate statue from North Carolina's flagship public university early Tuesday, hours after the school's outgoing chancellor ordered that the empty pedestal be put into storage because of safety concerns.

Lovin' it: Trump Fetes Champion Clemson with Burgers, Fries

Lovin' it: Trump Fetes Champion Clemson with Burgers, Fries

By Laurie Kellman | Jan 15
The scent of burgers, fries and victory wafted through the stately White House on Monday as President Donald Trump saluted college football's Clemson Tigers for winning the national championship.

Trump Says Solution to Shutdown Impasse 'So Simple'

Trump Says Solution to Shutdown Impasse 'So Simple'

By Catherine Lucey and Jill Colvin | Jan 15
With the government mired in shutdown week four, President Donald Trump rejected a short-term legislative fix and dug in for more combat, declaring he would "never ever back down."

R. Kelly Accuser Says He Threatened to Reveal Her Sex Life

R. Kelly Accuser Says He Threatened to Reveal Her Sex Life

By Deepti Hajela | Jan 15
R. Kelly wrote a letter threatening to reveal embarrassing details of a woman's sexual history if she didn't drop a lawsuit accusing him of sexual abuse, the woman and her lawyer said Monday.

Trump's AG Pick to Steer Through Dem, GOP Queries at Hearing

Trump's AG Pick to Steer Through Dem, GOP Queries at Hearing

By Michael Balsamo and Eric Tucker | Jan 15
Trump's attorney general nominee will have to navigate his confirmation hearing skillfully, emphasizing his support for Trump's policies while assuring Democrats he'll act independently and won't interfere with the special counsel's Russia investigation.

Trump Denies Ever Working for Russia, Blasts Investigators

Trump Denies Ever Working for Russia, Blasts Investigators

By Darlene Superville and Jonathan Lemire | Jan 14
President Donald Trump denied Monday he ever worked for Russia, answering a question he declined to directly address over the weekend.

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