A rainbow flag is held up during a vigil after the worst mass shooting in U.S. history at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, in front of the White House in Washington, U.S., June 12, 2016. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts - RTX2FURA

Mourners remember victims, love following Orlando tragedy


In the wake of Sunday’s deadly shooting at a nightclub in Orlando, Florida, people gathered around the country and world to show solidarity and share hopes for peace. Continue reading


50 killed in Orlando nightclub shooting


A lone gunman stormed a nightclub in Orlando, Florida early Sunday morning and opened fire on patrons, resulting in the worst mass shooting in American history. Continue reading


Clinton wins historic party nomination


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DURHAM, NC - MAY 11:  A gender neutral sign is posted outside a bathrooms at Oval Park Grill on May 11, 2016 in Durham, North Carolina. Debate over transgender bathroom access spreads nationwide as the U.S. Department of Justice countersues North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory from enforcing the provisions of House Bill 2 (HB2) that dictate what bathrooms transgender individuals can use.  (Photo by Sara D. Davis/Getty Images)

How a Kentucky school is handling transgender bathroom policy


Atherton High School in Louisville, Kentucky became the first public school in the state to adopt an official policy for transgender students two years ago. Continue reading

Expanded Disneyland California Adventure Park features signs from Route 66 as a theme in Cars Land at the park in Anaheim, California June 5, 2012. The debut of Cars Land marks the completion of a five-year expansion at Disney California Adventure. Picture taken June 5.  REUTERS/Alex Gallardo (UNITED STATES - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT TRAVEL) - RTR33LDR

Route 66 communities work to highlight roadway’s golden era


Stretching 2,400 miles between Chicago, Illinois and Santa Monica, California, U.S. Route 66 served as a cultural symbol for America for almost fifty years. Continue reading

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