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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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WWAY 5th Quarter: February 26, 2021

The 2021 high school football season started with a bang on Friday night with five teams from the Cape Fear in action. WWAY Sports Director Tanner Barth brings you the highlights and final scores from the 5th Quarter.

US advisers endorse single-shot COVID-19 vaccine from J&J

Shipments of a few million doses could begin as early as Monday.

Lady Gaga’s dogs recovered safely

Lady Gaga had offered a $500,000 reward for the safe return of the dogs.

Bars open indoor spaces Friday night

Downtown Wilmington looked a whole lot different Friday night. Starting at five o'clock, bars could open indoors at 30 percent capacity.