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Treatment ban creates uncertainty for trans youth, families

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Before he began receiving hormone therapy eight months ago, Dylan Brandt felt insecure and out of place. Then the 15-year-old transgender boy started taking testosterone in Au...

Gymnastics coaches apologize after abuse probe in Belgium

BRUSSELS (AP) — Two elite gymnastics coaches apologized Friday after an independent commission in Belgium concluded that athletes were exposed to abuse within the Flemish federation. ...

Ousted Myanmar ambassador appeals for UK government help

LONDON (AP) — The ousted Myanmar ambassador to Britain has appealed to the British government to help him as he faced eviction from his London residence. Kyaw Zwar Minn had to spend...

Myanmar: Security forces arrest prominent anti-coup activist

One of the most high-profile activists protesting against Myanmar's military junta was arrested on Thursday by security forces as a violent crackdown on opposition movement continues. Wai Moe Na...

In GOP strongholds, a big push on 'culture war' legislation

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — An ardent abortion foe who once opposed allowing gay couples to be foster parents, Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson is the unlikeliest figure to complain about bills on the “cultu...

After Scott Rudin bullying exposé, there are mostly crickets

NEW YORK (AP) — How have Hollywood and Broadway responded to an exposé detailing routine abuse and bullying by producer Scott Rudin? Mostly, with crickets. The Holl...

After Scott Rudin bullying exposé, there are mostly crickets

NEW YORK (AP) — How have Hollywood and Broadway responded to an exposé detailing routine abuse and bullying by producer Scott Rudin? Mostly, with crickets. The Holl...

Muslim civil rights group sues Facebook over hate speech

A civil rights group is suing Facebook and its executives, saying CEO Mark Zuckerberg made “false and deceptive" statements to Congress when he said the giant social network removes hate speech and ot...

Myanmar ambassador to UK says he is locked out of embassy

LONDON (AP) — Myanmar’s ambassador to the United Kingdom, who has criticized the military coup in the country, says he has been locked out of his London office by colleagues. Kyaw Zw...

Myanmar: Ambassador to UK protests diplomatic coup in London

The estranged Myanmar ambassador to the UK called on the British government to not recognize the military regime, in a statement released on Thursday. This came a day after a military attache locked h...

Andrew Giuliani says he's thinking about run for NY governor

NEW YORK (AP) — Andrew Giuliani, the son of former New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani and a former aide in the Trump administration, said in interviews Wednesday that he is evaluating a run for gove...

Arkansas lawmakers enact transgender youth treatment ban

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas lawmakers on Tuesday made the state the first to ban gender confirming treatments and surgery for transgender youth, enacting the prohibition over the governor's obje...

Discrimination part of everyday life for Peru's trans people

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The attack on Gahela Cari came following a televised political debate in the form of a searing tweet from her opponent. Attached to it was an image of her Peruvian elections registr...

After new law, McConnell warns CEOs: 'Stay out of politics'

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell says it's a “big lie” to call the new voting law in Georgia racist and he warned big business to “stay out of politics" after major corporat...

University: Fraternity broke hazing rules in student's death

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A university investigating the alcohol-related death of a student in Ohio has accused the fraternity he was trying to join of violating several student conduct rules involving hazi...