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At his first Pride parade, he hid behind a tree so nobody would see him. Here's how he became an LGBTQ 'hero' At his first Pride parade, he hid behind a tree so nobody would see him. Here's how he became an LGBTQ 'hero' 06/20/2024 05:50am • On the cover of Peter Rosensteins memoir, "Born This Gay: My Life of Activism, Politics, Travel, and Coming Out,"is a picture of the moment that influenced the rest of his life. The picture shows a 16-year-old Rosenstein presenting an award to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Rosenstein was Russia and North Korea sign partnership deal that appears to be the strongest since the Cold War Russia and North Korea sign partnership deal that appears to be the strongest since the Cold War 06/19/2024 05:32pm • HANOI, Vietnam (AP) Russian President Vladimir Putin and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un signed an agreement Wednesday that pledges mutual aid if either country faces aggression, a strategic pact that comes as both face escalating standoffs with the West. Details of the deal were not immed The Latest | Netanyahu accuses Biden of delaying weapons, but US insists arms are flowing The Latest | Netanyahu accuses Biden of delaying weapons, but US insists arms are flowing 06/18/2024 06:21pm • Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is claiming the United States is withholding weapons needed for the war in Gaza. In a video released Tuesday, Netanyahu implied the holdup was slowing Israels offensive in the southern Gaza city of Rafah. President Joe Biden has delayed delivering certai Majority of Americans favor forgiving medical debt, AP-NORC poll finds Majority of Americans favor forgiving medical debt, AP-NORC poll finds 06/18/2024 08:19am • NEW YORK (AP) Janille Williams wants to buy a house someday but first, he has to pay down tens of thousands of dollars in medical debt. I was hospitalized for a blood infection for three months more than ten years ago, and the bill was for more than $300,000, said Williams, 38, a Fair Latino leaders urge Maryland Democratic Party to not forget their communities Latino leaders urge Maryland Democratic Party to not forget their communities 06/15/2024 02:31pm • After a tough primary election ended last month, Maryland Democratic Party leaders vowed unity as they head into the November general election. The Latino community wants to make sure its not left out of the party. As members of the party, were trying to push the party forward and say The Latest | US is removing aid pier from Gaza coast again due to weather, officials say The Latest | US is removing aid pier from Gaza coast again due to weather, officials say 06/14/2024 06:18pm • The U.S.-built aid pier will be detached from Gazas coast for a second time due to rough seas, two U.S. officials said Friday, raising further questions about the viability of the sea route. Palestinians are facing widespread hunger because the war has largely cut off the flow of food, medicine a Does Medicare Cover the Cost of Medical Alert Systems? 06/13/2024 08:00pm • More than 27% of U.S. adults over age 60 live alone, according to research by the Pew Research Center. That estimate is expected to rise as more baby boomers reach retirement age. "Many older adults are aging in place as technological innovations offer more vulnerable seniors the opportunity to live What Credit Score Do You Need to Buy a House? 06/13/2024 08:00pm • Mortgage lenders consider your credit score a measure of your ability to responsibly manage debt. The higher your credit score, the better your chances of being approved for a home loan. Having good credit can also make it possible to qualify for a mortgage with more competitive terms, like a lower Colombia plans to provide medical treatment to Palestinian children injured in Israel-Hamas war 06/13/2024 04:31pm • BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) A Colombian military hospital would provide medical treatment to Palestinian children injured in the Israel-Hamas war under a plan announced Thursday by the countrys Foreign Ministry. Colombia's Deputy Minister of Multilateral Affairs Elizabeth Taylor Jay told reporters How Much Assisted Living Costs and How to Pay 06/12/2024 08:00pm • Aging isn't just hard on your health -- it can be hard on your wallet too. Senior care can cost more than $500,000 per lifetime, according to various estimates. But as we age, many of us need additional assistance with daily activities and health care. Here, we'll unpack how much that might cost and US Rep. Nancy Mace overcomes McCarthy-backed challenger to win Republican primary in South Carolina US Rep. Nancy Mace overcomes McCarthy-backed challenger to win Republican primary in South Carolina 06/12/2024 06:20am • COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) U.S. Rep. Nancy Mace has won the Republican nomination after a tumultuous second term in South Carolina that saw her go from a critic to an ally of former President Donald Trump and make headlines for plenty of things off the House floor. Mace defeated challengers Catherine T With 1 out of 3 Californians on Medicaid, doctors push ballot measure to force state to pay more With 1 out of 3 Californians on Medicaid, doctors push ballot measure to force state to pay more 06/12/2024 12:15am • SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) California Gov. Gavin Newsom last year agreed to a tax increase that aimed to do two things: Help balance a budget with a multibillion-dollar shortfall, and pay doctors more money to treat patients covered by Medicaid the taxpayer-funded health insurance program for p The Latest | Hamas responds to Gaza cease-fire plan with 'amendments,' and US is evaluating The Latest | Hamas responds to Gaza cease-fire plan with 'amendments,' and US is evaluating 06/11/2024 06:36pm • Hamas responded Tuesday to the U.S.-backed proposal for a cease-fire in Gaza, saying it wants some amendments on the deal. The militant group's reply apparently fell short of an outright acceptance that the United States has been pushing for but kept negotiations alive over an elusive halt to The US lifts a ban on sending weapons to a controversial Ukrainian military unit The US lifts a ban on sending weapons to a controversial Ukrainian military unit 06/11/2024 11:33am • KYIV, Ukraine (AP) The U.S. has lifted a ban on providing American weapons and training to a controversial Ukrainian military unit that was key to the defense of the major port city of Mariupol, the State Department said on Tuesday. The Azov Brigade is among Ukraines most effective and popula The Latest | UN endorses US-backed cease-fire plan as Blinken holds talks on Gaza The Latest | UN endorses US-backed cease-fire plan as Blinken holds talks on Gaza 06/10/2024 09:00pm • The U.N. Security Council on Monday afternoon overwhelmingly approved a U.S. resolution that welcomes a proposal for a cease-fire between Israel and Hamas. The U.S. says Israel has accepted the three-phase plan announced by U.S. President Joe Biden, and Hamas welcomed it in a statement shortly after
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