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'We Need You': GOP Hunts for New Voters in Trump Territory

'We Need You': GOP Hunts for New Voters in Trump Territory

POLITICS | By Josh Boak | Oct 28, 2020

President Donald Trump's campaign has a bold theory for how he will win reelection: It can tap a universe of millions of supporters who did not vote for him in 2016 but will do so this time.

If Trump Wins, Don't Hold Your Breath Waiting for That ACA Replacement Plan

If Trump Wins, Don't Hold Your Breath Waiting for That ACA Replacement Plan

POLITICS | By Julie Rovner | Oct 27, 2020

If President Donald Trump wins reelection next week, it seems unlikely he will unveil the health plan he's been promising since before his election in 2016. Still, other aspects of health care could be featured in his second-term agenda.

Nigerian Judge Strikes Case Against 47 Men Charged with Same-Sex Relationships

Nigerian Judge Strikes Case Against 47 Men Charged with Same-Sex Relationships

INTERNATIONAL | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Oct 27, 2020

On Tuesday, a Nigerian court judge tossed a case in which 47 men were "charged with public displays of affection with members of the same sex."

Watch: Suspect Released Without Bail in 'Fix the Gay' Rape Case

Watch: Suspect Released Without Bail in 'Fix the Gay' Rape Case

CRIME | By Kilian Melloy | Oct 27, 2020

A Salt Lake City man accused of raping a lesbian woman and telling her that he was going to "fix the gay" has been released from prison without bail pending his next court date.

Slightly Used News :: October 27, 2020

Slightly Used News :: October 27, 2020

NATIONAL | Oct 27, 2020

The Election is one week away, so we're pulling no punches on gay penguins and rainbow Oreos. Check out the latest episode of Slightly Used News!

Halloween in 2020: Some Fun with Death and Fear, Anyone?

Halloween in 2020: Some Fun with Death and Fear, Anyone?

NATIONAL | By Ted Anthony | Oct 27, 2020

The setting: a rolling patch of Pennsylvania farmland, about 15 miles from the little town where "Night of the Living Dead" was filmed. The moment: Halloween season 2020, a moonlit Friday night.

Issues Important to Trump Await Barrett on Supreme Court

Issues Important to Trump Await Barrett on Supreme Court

NATIONAL | By Mark Sherman | Oct 27, 2020

Amy Coney Barrett's first votes on the Supreme Court could include two big topics affecting the man who appointed her.

Biden Goes on Offense in Georgia While Trump Targets Midwest

Biden Goes on Offense in Georgia While Trump Targets Midwest

POLITICS | By Will Weissert, Alexandra Jaffe and Kevin Freking | Oct 27, 2020

One week until Election Day, Joe Biden is going on offense, heading Tuesday to Georgia — which hasn't backed a Democrat for president since 1992 — and pushing into other territory where President Trump was once expected to easily repeat his wins from 2016

The Victory Fund Wants LGBTQ Candidates to Sweep This November

The Victory Fund Wants LGBTQ Candidates to Sweep This November

POLITICS | By Kelsy Chauvin | Oct 27, 2020

"Now that it's October, people are even more attentive, and LGBTQ voters, in particular, should find motivation to vote in their own best interests," says Sean Meloy, senior political director at the LGBTQ Victory Fund.

US Coronavirus Deaths Rise Again

US Coronavirus Deaths Rise Again

NATIONAL | By Lisa Marie Pane, Mike Stobbe | Oct 27, 2020

Deaths per day from the coronavirus in the U.S. are on the rise again, just as health experts had feared, and cases are climbing in practically every state.

How LGBTQ Voters and Candidates Could Change America's Landscape

How LGBTQ Voters and Candidates Could Change America's Landscape

POLITICS | By Kelsy Chauvin | Oct 26, 2020

"When we're voting, it's easy to think it's just for a candidate or party we align with, but it's so much more than that," says Drag Out the Vote's Dylan Austin. "Everything is interconnected." EDGE takes a comprehensive look at election 2020.

Prince Azim, Son of Sultan of Brunei, Dies

Prince Azim, Son of Sultan of Brunei, Dies

INTERNATIONAL | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Oct 26, 2020

Prince Haji 'Abdul' Azim, a Hollywood film producer and the son of the Sultan of Brunei, died on Saturday morning.

Gus Kenworthy Shares Bruised 'Peach' Pic After 'Really Stupid' Ski Accident

Gus Kenworthy Shares Bruised 'Peach' Pic After 'Really Stupid' Ski Accident

SPORTS | Oct 26, 2020

Gus Kenworthy took to his Instagram Stories Thursday to show a nasty bruise he got on his backside after a "really stupid" ski accident he endured while in Switzerland.

GOP Gays and Real Housewives for Donald Trump Rally in WeHo Friday Night

GOP Gays and Real Housewives for Donald Trump Rally in WeHo Friday Night

POLITICS | Oct 26, 2020

About 70 LGBTQ Trump supporters and allied housewives marched for Donald Trump in heavily Democratic WEHO Friday night.

Zoom Trolls Target LGBTQ Students, Denounced as a 'Hate Crime'

Zoom Trolls Target LGBTQ Students, Denounced as a 'Hate Crime'

INTERNATIONAL | By Kilian Melloy | Oct 26, 2020

LGTBQ students at Durham University in England were targeted by a group of 15 people who bombarded a Zoom meeting with sexual imagery and homophobic slurs.

Virus is Pummeling Europe's Eateries — And Winter is Coming

Virus is Pummeling Europe's Eateries — And Winter is Coming

INTERNATIONAL | By Raf Casert | Oct 26, 2020

From Northern Ireland and Italy to the Netherlands and France, governments have shuttered eateries or severely curtailed how they operate.

Out New Mexico Legislator Flees Home After Threats Received

Out New Mexico Legislator Flees Home After Threats Received

NATIONAL | Oct 26, 2020

A state senator says he received anonymous threatening telephone messages after publicly criticizing people for gathering without masks at a political demonstration outside the state Capitol, and that he fears for his safety.

Democrats Ask Pence to Skip Barrett Vote Over COVID-19 Risk

Democrats Ask Pence to Skip Barrett Vote Over COVID-19 Risk

NATIONAL | By Lisa Mascaro | Oct 26, 2020

A deeply torn Senate is set to confirm Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court, but Democratic leaders are asking Vice President Pence to stay away from presiding over the session due to potential health risks after his aides tested positive for COVID-19.

Biden, Trump Focus on Battleground States in 11th-Hour Pitch

Biden, Trump Focus on Battleground States in 11th-Hour Pitch

POLITICS | By Zeke Miller and Alexandra Jaffe | Oct 26, 2020

President Donald Trump plans to intensify an already breakneck travel schedule in the final full week of the presidential campaign, overlooking a surge of coronavirus cases in the U.S. and a fresh outbreak in his own White House.

Early Vote Total Exceeds 2016; GOP Chips at Dems' Advantage

Early Vote Total Exceeds 2016; GOP Chips at Dems' Advantage

POLITICS | By Nicholas Riccardi and Angeliki Kastanis | Oct 25, 2020

With nine days before Election Day, more people already have cast ballots in this year's presidential election than voted early or absentee in the 2016 race as the start of in-person early voting in big states led to a surge in turnout in recent days.

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