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Roem Lays Out Agenda

Roem Lays Out Agenda

By David-Elijah Nahmod | Nov 18
Danica Roem, who made history last week when she became the first out transgender person to win and serve in a state legislature, held a conference call with reporters last week to lay out her agenda once she assumes office.

Health Director Apologies for Saying HIV Rates High Because Charlotte's A 'Party Town'

Health Director Apologies for Saying HIV Rates High Because Charlotte's A 'Party Town'

By Jeff Taylor | Nov 18
Mecklenburg County Health Director Gibbie Harris has apologized for putting part of the blame for Charlotte's high HIV rate on it being a "party town."

Vegas Shooting Lawsuits Mount, 14 More Filed

Vegas Shooting Lawsuits Mount, 14 More Filed

Nov 18
Legal action stemming from the mass shooting at a Las Vegas concert is picking up with lawsuits filed on behalf of 14 concertgoers.

Germany Votes to Recognize Third Gender

Germany Votes to Recognize Third Gender

By Ryan Lynch | Nov 18
German lawmakers are clearing the way for people to officially identify in a third gender category.

California Approves LGBT-Inclusive Textbooks in Elementary, Middle School Curriculums

California Approves LGBT-Inclusive Textbooks in Elementary, Middle School Curriculums

By Brittany Ferrendi | Nov 18
LGBT people are a part of history. Now California is encouraging schools to make that a known fact. California is now the first and only state to include LGBT-inclusive textbook recommendations.

WW1 German Submarine Found off Belgian Coast

WW1 German Submarine Found off Belgian Coast

Nov 18
Nearly 100 years after it sank, Belgian underwater explorer Tomas Termote has identified a World War I German submarine off the coast of Belgium.

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

Nov 18
None of these stories are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked these out; here are the real facts:

Fighting Scandal, Moore Stands with Homophobic Supporters

Fighting Scandal, Moore Stands with Homophobic Supporters

By Steve Peoples | Nov 18
Flanked by a huge sign for Moore's Senate campaign, one supporter railed against the "LGBT mafia" and "homosexualist gay terrorism." Another warned that "homosexual sodomy" destroys those who participate in it and the nations that allow it.

Kushner's Lawyer Pushes Back on Senate Committee Request

Kushner's Lawyer Pushes Back on Senate Committee Request

By Mary Claire Jolonick | Nov 18
A lawyer for White House adviser Jared Kushner pushed back Friday after a Senate committee said he had not been fully forthcoming in its probe into Russian election interference.

NYC Taxi Drivers Camp It Up in Funny Pinup Calendar

NYC Taxi Drivers Camp It Up in Funny Pinup Calendar

Nov 18
Eleven men and one woman camp it up in the 2018 taxi calendar. A shirtless driver in Chippendales-style bowtie and shirt cuffs leans against a vintage Checker cab. Another driver, also shirtless, licks icing from a cake with his picture on it.

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