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News from within the borders of Dallas in Texas and the fight for equality there. Past and present challenges in Dallas include hate crimes law, transgender rights, adoption, and other rights denied to same-sex couples. The state of Texas has been a national battleground in the struggle for LGBT equality, including the case Lawrence v. Texas, a landmark decision by the U.S. Supreme Court that struck down sodomy laws. The city is also the focus of the Dallas Buyers Club, a film starring Matthew McConaughey about the real-life story of an HIV drug smuggling ring in Texas.

The former president seemed inappropriately gleeful at one point.

July 13 2016 4:26 PM

"I'll be loving you always," goes the song, As. "Until the rainbow burns the stars out in the sky."

July 12 2016 8:09 PM

The president spoke Tuesday before an assembly of Dallas leaders and police officers, honoring the five fallen men murdered by a former Army reservist, hellbent on killing white cops.

July 12 2016 5:10 PM

Jesus Retana, a police officer for Dallas's transit system, was one of seven law enforcement officials injured by a sniper on Thursday; five died.

July 09 2016 6:42 PM

"He was upset about Black Lives Matter," Chief David Brown said, adding that the gunman cited this week's killings of two black men by police in Louisiana and Minnesota.

July 08 2016 10:28 AM Updated

The morning after the single most deadly attack on law enforcement since 9/11, the mayor and police chief of Dallas and President Obama denounced the deadly ambush.

July 08 2016 9:39 AM

The chief of police in Dallas says they used a bomb on a robot to kill one of the snipers who opened fire at 11 officers, killing five and wounding at least seven more.

July 08 2016 9:24 AM Updated
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