PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Senate is poised to pass an $8.8 billion state budget Thursday that includes the Medicaid expansion sought by Republican Gov. Jan Brewer as she embraces a signature part of President Barack Obama’s health
DAVENPORT, Iowa (AP) — Government data shows Iowa’s Hispanic population continues to increase at a much higher rate than the state’s overall population.
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GEISMAR, La. (AP) — Ambulances and helicopters took at least 30 people from a burning chemical plant after an explosion Thursday in Louisiana, officials said.
Early tests did not indicate dangerous levels of any chemicals around the plant
The Pew Research Center survey on the experiences of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people was conducted April 11-29, 2013. The results are based on online interviews of 1,197 adults who self-identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad has issued a disaster emergency proclamation for Des Moines County.
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NEW YORK (AP) — Jazz composer Terence Blanchard couldn’t have imagined how timely his opera about a gay boxer would become when he accepted a commission three years ago.
Blanchard’s “Champion” — with a libretto by Pulitzer Prize-winning
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The attorney for an Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation supervisor who has been on leave since May 1 says… More »
NEW YORK (AP) — The Pew Research Center is releasing one of the largest and most detailed surveys ever conducted among gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender Americans.
According to the findings, LGBT adults overwhelmingly report greater acceptance by
NEW YORK (AP) — More encouraging reports on the U.S. economy are sending U.S. stocks higher even as the Japanese market slides again.
The Dow Jones industrial average rose 51 points, or 0.3 percent, to 15,046 points in
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — ABC News says it intends to ask a circuit court to dismiss a South Dakota beef processing company’s defamation lawsuit now that it has been moved from federal court.
Beef Products Inc. sued