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California Democratic Donor Charged With Running Drug House

LOS ANGELES — A West Hollywood man who made prominent donations to the Democratic Party was charged Tuesday with running a drug house where two men died of overdoses. Edward Buck, who was arrested at his home Tuesday, should be held on $4 million bail becau...
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Modesto City Council Bans Weapons, Masks at Rallies

 Modesto has banned firearms, glass bottles, baseball bats, and other items that can be used as weapons at rallies and protests. The Modesto City Council approved the ordinance Tuesday that also prohibits participants from wearing masks or anything that hides...
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Nicki Minaj Pulls out of Saudi Arabia Concert

NEW YORK — Nicki Minaj is pulling out of a concert in Saudi Arabia because she says she wants to show support for women’s rights, gay rights and freedom of expression. “While I want nothing more than to brin...
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Learn About Sally Ride. She Made History 36 Years Ago Today.

On June 18, 1983, Sally Ride became the first U.S. woman to blast into space when the space shuttle Challenger launched from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center. Only 32 years old, she also was the youngest American astronaut of any gender. "It may be too bad th...
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House Set to Approve Sweeping Bill to Expand Gay Rights

WASHINGTON — Democrats in the House approved sweeping anti-discrimination legislation Friday that would extend civil rights protections to LGBT people by prohibiting discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity. The protections would extend to...