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Final Goodbye: Roll Call of Some Who Died in 2018

Final Goodbye: Roll Call of Some Who Died in 2018

By Bernard McGhee | Dec 17
In a year filled with heightened political vitriol, two deaths brought the nation together to remember men who represented a seemingly bygone era of U.S. politics.

Cory Booker: Yep, I'm Straight!

Cory Booker: Yep, I'm Straight!

By Kilian Melloy | Dec 17
Sorry, political animals: Sen. Cory Booker says he's straight.

Actor Geoffrey Rush Accused of Sexual Misconduct by 'Orange is the New Black' Star

Actor Geoffrey Rush Accused of Sexual Misconduct by 'Orange is the New Black' Star

Dec 17
"Orange Is the New Black" actress Yael Stone alleged actor Geoffrey Rush engaged in sexually inappropriate behavior when they starred in "The Diary of a Madman" in 2010.

'Queer Eye' Star Tan France Calls Out TSA for Racially Profiling & Humiliating Him, Agency Responds

'Queer Eye' Star Tan France Calls Out TSA for Racially Profiling & Humiliating Him, Agency Responds

Dec 17
The Transportation Security Administration is responding to claims of racially profiling and humiliating "Queer Eye" star Tan France.

Watch: Ken Loves... Bobby? Gay Couple Take Same-Sex Wedding Idea to Barbie Maker Mattel

Watch: Ken Loves... Bobby? Gay Couple Take Same-Sex Wedding Idea to Barbie Maker Mattel

By Kilian Melloy | Dec 17
After almost six decades, could Ken — or one version of him anyway — be ready to burst out of the closet with a doll set designed around a same-sex wedding theme?

Judge Orders Idaho to Give Transgender Inmate Gender Surgery

Judge Orders Idaho to Give Transgender Inmate Gender Surgery

By Rebecca Boone | Dec 17
A federal judge says Idaho must provide gender confirmation surgery to a transgender inmate who has been living as a woman for years but who has continuously been housed in a men's prison.

Top of Mind: 'Justice' is Merriam-Webster's Word of the Year

Top of Mind: 'Justice' is Merriam-Webster's Word of the Year

By Leanne Italie | Dec 17
Racial justice. Obstruction of justice. Social justice. The Justice Department. Merriam-Webster has chosen "justice" as its 2018 word of the year, driven by the churning news cycle over months and months.

Trump Lawyer Giuliani Rules Out Mueller Interview with Trump

Trump Lawyer Giuliani Rules Out Mueller Interview with Trump

By Jonathan Lemire | Dec 17
With a number of probes moving closer to the Oval Office, President Trump and his attorney unleashed a fresh series of attacks on the investigators, questioning their integrity while categorically ruling out the possibility of a presidential interview.

White House Closer to Partial Shutdown with Wall Demand

White House Closer to Partial Shutdown with Wall Demand

By Hope Yen | Dec 17
Pushing the government to the brink of a partial shutdown, the White House is insisting that Congress provide $5 billion to build a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border despite lawmaker resistance from both parties.

Pelosi Flashes Survival Skills - and She'll Need Them in '19

Pelosi Flashes Survival Skills - and She'll Need Them in '19

By Alan Fram | Dec 17
Rep. Nancy Pelosi is formidable but not immortal.

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