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Trump's Cabinet and military leaders — like Defense Secretary Jim Mattis — are really running the country. Thank God.

6:11 AM

Gwynevere River Song was shot to death at home in Waxahachie, Texas.

August 16 2017 8:59 PM

Passed by the Senate, the bill wasn't even considered by the House, and now the special session is over.

August 15 2017 8:49 PM

Rhonda discusses her identity as a trans woman, an army vet, and a person of faith in this clip from the "Outspoken" documentary series.

August 14 2017 1:27 PM

Many look to the embrace of trans rights by Justin Trudeau as evidence of equality, but the truth is murkier.

August 14 2017 10:32 AM

"Any patriot that wants to serve and meets all the requirements should be able to serve in our military," Richard V. Spencer said Thursday.

August 11 2017 2:50 PM