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BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese court has ruled that a transgender man was unjustly dismissed by a former employer, the plaintiff said Thursday, in the country's first such discrimination lawsuit. The 29-year-old man, who identifies himself only as "Mr. C" to protect his parents'...
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The U.S. Pacific Fleet commander said Thursday he would launch a nuclear strike against China next week if President Donald Trump ordered it, and warned against the military ever shifting its allegiance from its commander in chief. Adm. Scott Swift was...
BOSTON (AP) — Boston's about to bust a rhyme. Dozens of prominent poets, including a former U.S. poet laureate, will commandeer the courtyard of the Boston Public Library on Thursday to read aloud from the city's first anthology of poetry. Organizers have dubbed the collection "...
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — As the victorious American players bounced so hard the podium shook, medals round their necks, a beaming Bruce Arena in the back raised his arms to the air right along with them as gold confetti began to fall. The U.S. resurgence is off to an...
HONOLULU (AP) — A construction permit should be granted for a giant telescope planned for a Hawaii mountain summit that some consider sacred, a hearings officer recommended Wednesday. Retired judge Riki May Amano, who is overseeing contested-case hearings for the Thirty Meter...
HONOLULU (AP) — A construction permit should be granted for a giant telescope planned for a Hawaii mountain summit that some consider sacred, a hearings officer recommended Wednesday. Retired judge Riki May Amano, who is overseeing contested-case hearings for the Thirty Meter...
CHICAGO (AP) — Jake Arrieta pitched two-hit ball into the seventh inning, and the Chicago Cubs beat the Chicago White Sox 8-3 on Wednesday night to move into first in the NL Central. After a disappointing start to the season, the Cubs (53-47) are roaring again. The reigning...
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Jordan Morris scored a tiebreaking goal in the 88th minute, and the United States beat Jamaica 2-1 Wednesday night for its sixth CONCACAF Gold Cup title and first since 2013. Jozy Altidore's goal on a 28-yard free kick in the 45th minute beat backup...
NEW YORK (AP) — Most LGBT-rights activists never believed Donald Trump's campaign promises to be their friend. But with his move Wednesday to ban transgender people from military service, on top of other actions and appointments, they now see him as openly hostile. Leaders of...