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Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards, a moderate Democrat, called the bill discriminatory and "a solution in search of a problem."

June 22 2021 8:04 PM

Police say they do not believe the shooting was a hate crime and that it may have resulted from a domestic dispute.

June 21 2021 4:13 PM

Hubbard will participate in the women's 87-kilogram weightlifting competition in Tokyo. 

June 21 2021 9:42 AM

The Department of Veteran Affairs said it would take years to implement the policy change.

June 21 2021 7:50 AM

Lawyers for the department declared recent anti-trans laws in West Virginia and Arkansas violated the constitution. 

June 18 2021 12:11 PM

In a new documentary, the funny lady shares her sometimes funny, often poignant, and ultimately uplifting life story.

June 18 2021 8:00 AM

The musician and actor celebrates the transmasculine community in a joyous video. 

June 17 2021 7:34 PM