You can feel the joy and love in Brittlebank Park in Charleston, S.C., by looking at the beautiful faces of the people who came to celebrate.
The race in the Sixth District, with an increasingly liberal population, had raised Democrats' hopes, but they were dashed.
The unrepentant white supremacist, who fatally shot nine black church members during a Bible study session, is the first person ordered to be executed for a federal hate crime.
More than two years after the mayor of Latta, S.C. fired her as police chief because she's a lesbian, Crystal Moore is back and running for sheriff.
The states object to federal guidance on transgender students' rights, including the right to use facilities matching their gender identity.
The FBI failed to run a proper background check on the shooter, they argue.
With their talk of the devil at work in LGBT advances, both had proved an embarrassment to the Republican Party.