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'Ex-Gay' March Set for Orlando Includes Two Pulse Massacre Survivors

'Ex-Gay' March Set for Orlando Includes Two Pulse Massacre Survivors

By Kilian Melloy | Aug 20
An "ex-gay" march slated to take place near the site of the Pulse nightclub massacre of June 16, 2016, features two survivors of the massacre who say they are now no longer gay.

Status Hearing Set for Civil Lawsuit Against Jussie Smollett

Status Hearing Set for Civil Lawsuit Against Jussie Smollett

Aug 20
A hearing is set in the city of Chicago's effort to recover costs from actor Jussie Smollett after police said his claims of a racist and anti-gay attack were phony and staged.

Records: Epstein Signed Will 2 Days Before Jailhouse Suicide

Records: Epstein Signed Will 2 Days Before Jailhouse Suicide

By Jim Mustian and Curt Anderson | Aug 20
Jeffrey Epstein signed a will just two days before he killed himself in jail, new court records show, opening a new legal front in what could be a long battle over the financier's fortune.

White House Insists 'Fundamentals' of US Economy are Strong

White House Insists 'Fundamentals' of US Economy are Strong

Aug 20
The "fundamentals" of the U.S. economy are solid, the White House asserted, invoking an ill-fated political declaration of a decade ago amid mounting concern that a recession could imperil President Donald Trump's reelection.

Instagram Influencer Under Fire for Posting Pic with Aaron Schock Responds, Donates to LGBTQ Causes

Instagram Influencer Under Fire for Posting Pic with Aaron Schock Responds, Donates to LGBTQ Causes

Aug 19
A popular gay Instagram user is speaking out after getting heat for posting a shirtless pic of himself alongside a shirtless Aaron Schock -- the disgraced former Republican Congressman from Illinois.

Carlsbad Caverns Creating Digital Map of Cave System

Carlsbad Caverns Creating Digital Map of Cave System

Aug 19
The National Park Service is creating a digital map of Carlsbad Caverns National Park to help with repairs and maintenance projects.

Experts: Burning Man Playa Dust Not Serious Health Concern

Experts: Burning Man Playa Dust Not Serious Health Concern

Aug 19
Breakfast, lunch and dinner at Burning Man is served with a side of playa dust that covers cars and clothing and finds its way into places where the sun doesn't shine.

Trump Dismisses Worries of Recession, Says Economy is Strong

Trump Dismisses Worries of Recession, Says Economy is Strong

By Kevin Freking | Aug 19
President Donald Trump dismissed concerns of recession on Sunday and offered an optimistic outlook for the economy after last week's steep drop in the financial markets.

Trump Economic Adviser Dismisses Fears of Looming Recession

Trump Economic Adviser Dismisses Fears of Looming Recession

By Kevin Freking | Aug 18
President Donald Trump's top economic adviser is playing down fears of a looming recession after last week's sharp drop in the financial markets and predicting the economy will perform well in the second half of 2019.

Backers of Rural Dental Care Find Something to Smile About

Backers of Rural Dental Care Find Something to Smile About

By Marina Villeneuve | Aug 18
It can be hard to keep smiles healthy in rural areas, where dentists are few and far between and residents often are poor and lack dental coverage. Efforts to remedy the problem have produced varying degrees of success. The biggest obstacle? Dentists.

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