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Gay rights lawyer immolates self in NYC in ecology protest

A well-known gay rights lawyer and environmental advocate burned himself to death in New York City on Saturday in a grisly protest against ecological destruction.

One year later NC ‘bathroom bill’ saga lingers in election year

The saga of the state's so-called bathroom bill hasn't been forgotten, and many Republican incumbents who passed House Bill 2 in 2016 are being targeted this election year, with the flap over the law still an issue.

Kevin Spacey slammed for timing of coming out as gay; ‘House of Cards’ to end

The fallout from Kevin Spacey's response to being accused of alleged sexual assault continued Monday, with the two-time Oscar winner being harshly criticized on social media, the plug pulled on his hit show "House of Cards" and "deeply troubled" producers of the political thriller arriving on set to comfort cast mates.

Trump bars transgender individuals from armed forces

President Donald Trump says he will bar transgender individuals from serving "in any capacity" in the U.S. armed forces.

Fort Bragg: No change in policy guidance following Trump transgender tweets

Following Trump's string of tweets, officials at Fort Bragg said that right now, there is no change in policy guidance.

Lawsuit says ‘bathroom bill’ effects still felt

Transgender people in North Carolina are still effectively prevented from using restrooms matching their gender identity under a law that replaced the state's notorious "bathroom bill" earlier this year, according to a lawsuit filed Friday.

Across the US, marches and rallies in support of LGBT rights

WASHINGTON (AP) -- In the nation's capital, and dozens of other cities across the U.S., supporters of LGBT rights are gathering for marches and...

Charlotte to host 2019 NBA All-Star Game

The NBA All-Star game will be coming to Charlotte in 2019, two years after the city was to host the event.

Texas revives ‘bathroom bill,’ but only for public schools

State lawmakers are reviving Texas' version of a North Carolina-style transgender "bathroom bill," moving to ensure it will at least apply to public schools by adding hotly debated language to otherwise unrelated legislation involving classroom safety.

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Carolina Beach hosts Arts Festival

A wildly successful event helped fund several local artists.

Driftwood Apartments to continue providing affordable housing after recent sale

A Wilmington apartment complex once in danger of closing for good will get to continue providing affordable housing to the chronically homeless.

Attorneys: DA should step aside from North Carolina deputy shooting probe

Attorneys for the family of a man who was fatally shot by sheriff’s deputies in North Carolina have asked the local prosecutor to recuse himself from the investigation.

Deputies identify man killed in Bladen County shooting

The Bladen County Sheriff's Office has identified the victim in a deadly shooting Friday night.