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North Carolina lawmakers fail to repeal contentious bathroom law

It was billed as an opportunity to end the nation's most bitter political stalemate over LGBT rights. Yet as dusk fell on North Carolina's Capitol on Wednesday, legislators refused to repeal House Bill 2, which limits transgender bathroom access and curbs legal protections for lesbian, gay, …

Obama makes final push on key legacy areas

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Barack Obama, as his tenure draws to a close, is deploying his legal authority in a last-minute bid to cement the areas of his legacy threatened by Donald Trump's incoming administration.<p>Obama has tasked his staff with locating as many areas as possible where his top …

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Death toll rises to 32 in Mexico fireworks blast and the cause remains a mystery

The death toll in a series of explosions at a fireworks market outside Mexico City has risen to 32, an official said Wednesday, as authorities worked to identify badly burned bodies and determine the cause of the tragedy.<p>Sixty others were injured in the chain-reaction blasts, which occurred …

50 Things You Need to Know Before Taking Up Photography

Welcome to the world of photography. Before we jump in, there are a few things you will need to know.<p><b>This is a Deep, Deep Rabbit Hole</b> – It takes a …

With electoral college vote, Trump’s win is official

By Ed O'Keefe<p>, Reporter<p>Donald Trump clinched the presidency Monday as members of the electoral college cast ballots declaring him the victor, a perfunctory conclusion to the most stunning presidential contest in modern history.<p>Trump became the winner Monday afternoon after electors from Texas cast …

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