Mexican soccer fans and pride marchers mingle in celebration

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Soccer fans have converged on Mexico's Angel of Independence to celebrate the national team's second win in the World Cup. The revelers shared space Saturday with ...

AP Explains: Poor People's Campaign 1968 vs. 2018

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Thousands of anti-poverty activists have launched a campaign in recent weeks modeled after Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Poor People's Campaign of 1968. Like the push 50 years...

Rainbow flag on display during Putin's World Cup speech

MOSCOW (AP) — The opening day of the World Cup showed different sides of Russia's approach to gay rights, with the rainbow flag displayed during President Vladimir Putin's speech at the first game and...

Utah's Hatch urges support for LGBT youth in Senate speech

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah Sen. Orrin Hatch is calling for unwavering love and support for LGBT youth who experience high suicide rates as victims of bullying, discrimination and family estrangement. ...

Polish court rules against man who wouldn't serve LGBT group

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's Supreme Court has ruled against a businessman who refused to print posters for an LGBT business group because he did not want to "promote" the gay rights movement. ...

Poll finds most parents and kids agree on Trump, economy

WASHINGTON (AP) — In some ways, President Donald Trump has brought Tammy Kennedy and her daughter, Sue Ann, together on politics. They don't agree on every issue— Tammy supports abor...

US gets Russia’s World Cup vote as logic trumps politics

MOSCOW (AP) — The United States was able to celebrate a World Cup victory in Russia after all. Thanks to assistance from the host nation at a FIFA Congress addressed by President Vladimir Putin....

US gets Russia's World Cup vote as logic trumps politics

MOSCOW (AP) — The United States was able to celebrate a World Cup victory in Russia after all. Thanks to assistance from the host nation. For all the geopolitical tensions between the superpo...

British police: LGBT fans at World Cup should obey local law

DOMODEDOVO, Russia (AP) — The top British police officer working at the World Cup in Russia has suggested visiting LGBT fans should follow local laws which restrict how they can express their identity...

Vatican-backed family rally to have workshop welcoming gays

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Catholic Church's upcoming big family rally in Ireland will feature workshops on hot-button issues facing Catholic families, including priestly sexual abuse, weathering divorce...

Western Sahara conflict impacts Morocco 2026 World Cup bid

RABAT, Morocco (AP) — The 2026 World Cup contest has been engulfed in intrigue about whether Donald Trump's rhetoric on immigration and foreign policy will cost North America votes. What's barely talk...

A theme of tolerance, inclusion at this year's Tony Awards

NEW YORK (AP) — A small-scale, intimate musical about hard-won cultural understanding was an altogether apt Tony winner on a night where tolerance and inclusion were constant themes. ...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Monday, June 11, the 162nd day of 2018. There are 203 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On June 11, 1...

The Latest: Counter-rally against gay rights held in Romania

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The Latest on LGBT pride events in Europe (all times local): 3:30 p.m. Romanians who consider homosexuality to be a threat to society have ral...

Pride parades and rainbow art defy conservative Polish times

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Members of Poland's LBGT community celebrated a rainbow made of water and light in a downtown Warsaw square overnight as they geared up for the country's largest pride parade. ...