New Wave of LGBTQ Persecution in Chechnya Raises Concerns

New Wave of LGBTQ Persecution in Chechnya Raises Concerns

WASHINGTON – More than 14 LGBT people were targeted by Chechen police on suspicion of homosexuality in the last two months, some detained for weeks in a government basement, and subjected to torture during what the Russian LGBT Network calls a “new wave of mass...

Ignored by Alaska Reps, Tribes Come to Washington to Protect ANWR

WASHINGTON – Standing outside the Capitol, leaders of an Alaskan tribe said Tuesday they are “fighting for our way of life” that is threatened by new planned drilling in the Coastal Plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge and pleaded with Democrats to stop it....

Pelosi Would Not Support Border Wall Deal

WASHINGTON—House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi said Thursday she would not support any funding for a border wall in exchange for a deal to protect “Dreamers” – an idea Republicans have floated as part of an agreement to fund the government through the year. In a...

Bush Funeral: Remembering Forty-One

After lying in state in the Capitol rotunda since Monday evening, the coffin of President George H.W. Bush was placed in a hearse for the somber motorcade Wednesday to a state funeral at the National Cathedral, where four former presidents and President Donald Trump waited to honor his legacy.

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