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Flowers of remembrance are seen outside the home of Warren Weinstein in Rockville, Maryland April 23, 2015. American doctor Warren Weinstein and Italian aid worker Giovanni Lo Porto, who had been held hostage for several years by al Qaeda, were...
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Alexia Daskalakis was fired from her job at retailer Forever 21 while she was transitioning to a woman, and now she is suing her former employer claiming her bosses constantly mocked her. Despite the national shift toward more acceptance for people...
GWEN IFILL: Next: a profile of a crusading voice on financial reform who also became a public figure in the debate over gay rights. It’s the story of former Congressman Barney Frank, son of a mob-connected New Jersey father. He went on to...
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Jeni’s sweet corn with blackberry ice cream. Photo by Bonnie Trafelet/Chicago Tribune/MCT via Getty ImagesWASHINGTON — A second ice cream company has shut down production this week after health officials found listeria in a sample of its...