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Pride After Trump: Pride Fort Lauderdale Organizers Hope to Send 'Strong Signal'

Pride After Trump: Pride Fort Lauderdale Organizers Hope to Send 'Strong Signal'

By Michael d'Oliveira | Feb 18
As the first "Pride" since the inauguration of President Donald Trump in January, Miik Martorell sees Pride Fort Lauderdale as the first opportunity for the local LGBT community to speak out.

What Will Trump Do? There's A Conflict Between Federal and State Marijuana Laws

What Will Trump Do? There's A Conflict Between Federal and State Marijuana Laws

By Norm Kent | Feb 18
Twenty-eight states have now enacted laws that allow or protect the medicinal and even recreational use of marijuana. Florida joined the fold in November. Still, pot is illegal under federal law; what will the Trump administration do?

Critics: Trump Should Not Ignore Domestic Terrorist Threats

Critics: Trump Should Not Ignore Domestic Terrorist Threats

By Adam Kealoha Causey | Feb 17
Bud Welch knows something about the human cost of terrorism. His 23-year-old daughter was killed when a rental truck packed with explosives destroyed the Oklahoma City federal building.

Trump's Bluster and Bravado

Trump's Bluster and Bravado

Feb 17
After four weeks of being blocked by courts, challenged by Congress, and held to account by the public, President Trump called a hasty news conference that deployed his trademark tactics of bluster, bravado, and loose facts.

Recent Trump Win on China Trademark Raises Ethics Questions

Recent Trump Win on China Trademark Raises Ethics Questions

By Erika Kinetz | Feb 14
Each win creates value for Trump's business empire, and ethics questions about his administration.

 SFPD Leaves FBI Terror Task Force Over Trump Crackdown

SFPD Leaves FBI Terror Task Force Over Trump Crackdown

By Seth Hemmelgarn | Feb 11
Amid concerns about President Donald Trump's efforts to crack down on illegal immigration and restrict Muslims from entering the country, the San Francisco Police Department has suspended its participation in the FBI's Joint Terrorism Task Force.

Trump's Pick for Labor Secretary Hired Undocumented Worker

Trump's Pick for Labor Secretary Hired Undocumented Worker

By Laurie Kellman | Feb 7
Labor Secretary nominee Andrew Puzder acknowledged Tuesday that he had employed an undocumented worker as a housekeeper, putting him again at odds with President Donald Trump's push to keep jobs in American hands.

California Democrats Counter Trump's Threat to Defund

California Democrats Counter Trump's Threat to Defund

By Jonathan J. Cooper | Feb 7
The war of words escalated Monday between Democratic leaders in the nation's biggest state and Donald Trump after the Republican president said California is "out of control" and suggested withholding federal funding.

Anti-Trump Protests Complicate Start of His Presidency

Anti-Trump Protests Complicate Start of His Presidency

By Lisa Lerer | Feb 7
Scrappy as ever, Donald Trump dismisses polls showing low approval ratings as "fake news." But whatever his opinion, active opposition to his go-it-alone presidency appears to be widening.

Apple, Google, Uber Join Fight Against Trump Travel Ban

Apple, Google, Uber Join Fight Against Trump Travel Ban

By Chris Grygiel | Feb 7
Dozens of tech companies, including behemoths like Apple, Google, and Facebook, are siding with Washington state and Minnesota as they fight President Donald Trump's ban on refugees and travelers from seven predominantly Muslim countries.

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