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Teen Sues DMV After Being Told to Remove Makeup

NATIONAL | By Meg Kinnard | Tuesday Sep 2, 2014
Chase Culpepper, who was born male, regularly wears makeup and either androgynous or women's clothing. The teen doesn't identify as male or female and does not wish to be referred to as "he" or "she."

In this March 19, 2013, file photo, singer Justin Bieber performs during a concert at Bercy Arena in Paris

Bieber Charged With Assault Over Photo Incident

NATIONAL | By Rob Gillies | Sep 2
Canadian pop star Justin Bieber faces new charges after he was arrested for dangerous driving and assault following a collision between a minivan and an ATV that led to a physical altercation involving a photographer, his lawyer said Tuesday.

In this April 30, 2012 file photo, Joan Rivers attends an E! Network event in New York

Family Confirms That Joan Rivers Is On Life Support

NATIONAL | Sep 2
Joan Rivers' family is confirming that the comedian is on life support after going into cardiac arrest last week during a procedure at a doctor's office.

Walter Kubitz, most likely to be fired from his law firm

Virginia Lawyer Faces Severe Action After Calling AIDS "Gay Plague"

AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Sep 2
Responding to Florida's decision to lift the ban on same-sex marriage last month, a Virginia lawyer emailed his entire law firm that the "gay plague of AIDS" should have shown us all better by now.

A Pueblo County Sheriff's deputy carries marijuana plants from a grow site on private property near the San Isabel National Forest above Rye, Colo., on Aug. 15, 2012

Will Traffic Deaths Rise As States Legalize Pot?

NATIONAL | By Joan Lowy | Sep 1
As states liberalize their marijuana laws, public officials and safety advocates worry that more drivers high on pot will lead to a big increase in traffic deaths. Researchers, though, are divided on the question.

In this Wed., Aug. 27, 2014 photo provided by ABC, Diane Sawyer, left, signs off on her last broadcast as anchor of "World News," with new anchor, David Muir, right, looking on in New York

David Muir Takes Over at ABC's 'World News'

NATIONAL | By David Bauder | Sep 1
Among the stories David Muir will introduce during his first week as ABC's "World News" anchor is one he reported about a generation of Syrian refugees missing out on an education.

Commission Charts Path for Open Transgender Military Service

NATIONAL | By Justin Snow | Sep 1
A new report finds the Pentagon could immediately open the armed services to transgender Americans.

Former Missouri player Michael Sam, left, waves to fans

Sam Clears Waivers, Meets with Fisher

SPORTS | By R. B. Fallstrom | Aug 31
Michael Sam wasn't a good fit for the St. Louis Rams, but coach Jeff Fisher said there were no regrets, and no issues with him being the gay.

Kayla Gilchrist Jones, who spent four years working as a sex worker, said the police were aggressive and dismissive when she became the victim of sexual violence

Transgender Women's Killings Test Police Outreach

CRIME | By Juliet Linderman | Aug 30
Several unsolved killings of transgender women in Baltimore have cast fresh light on tensions between the LGBT community and police.

Ban on Opposite Sex Polygamy in Utah Ruled Unconstitutional: Same-Sex Monogamy Remains On Hold

NATIONAL | By EDGE | Aug 28
It's official, polygamy is now legal in Utah, however if you'd like to have more than one same-sex spouse, you'll have to wait for a United States Supreme Court Ruling.

Bill McCamley

Homeschooling Group Enlists Toddlers to Fight Pro-Gay Candidate

NATIONAL | By EDGE | Aug 28
A homeschooling group in New Mexico that is seeking to unseat a State Representative instrumental in passing marriage equality in the state is enlisting the help of homeschoolers "who can walk" to campaign for a right-wing agenda.