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NEW YORK (AP) — A long-serving Air Force chaplain has left the Southern Baptist Convention after the conservative denomination publicly questioned his decision to attend a same-sex civil union ceremony at his base in New Jersey. The chaplain, Col....
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — For the first time, gay students at the nation's major military academies have been able to openly participate in major school events, now that "don't ask, don't tell" has been repealed. U.S. Naval Academy students were able...
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Gay students at America's military service academies are wrapping up the first year when they no longer had to hide their sexual orientation, benefiting from the end of the "don't ask, don't tell" policy that used to bar them...
BOSTON (AP) — A group of gay active and retired military personnel who are married sued the federal government Thursday for the same benefits as straight military couples, arguing it's a matter of justice and national security. The lawsuit filed in...
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Online pundits are trying to interpret Sarah Palin's stance on "don't ask, don't tell" after she echoed an Internet post by a conservative lesbian commentator who slammed the opposition to its repeal. Tammy Bruce said...
Tags: Barack Obama, Gays and Lesbians, Sarah Palin, Alaska, Elections
Lt. Col. Victor Fehrenbach will be allowed to retire from the U.S. Air Force on Oct. 1 with his full rank and his pension intact. When he got that news recently, the 20-year veteran decorated flight officer, who has flown combat missions over Kosovo,...
In order to be famous, it's no longer enough to just be famous. You can win a gold medal at the Olympics or have a platinum-selling album, but these days, you also have to be — cringe with us here — a brand. That means endorsement deals,...
WASHINGTON — Sen. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) on Tuesday announced that he supports gay marriage, joining a growing list of U.S. senators who offer such support. "When I climbed the Capitol steps in January, I promised myself that I would return to the...
Tribune reporterWASHINGTON — Republican U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk reversed course Tuesday and announced his support for gay marriage, entering a contentious national debate and providing potential political cover for Illinois House GOP members who may soon vote on the...
Hartford CourantTalking to reporters in his driveway on a hot day in August 2000, Connecticut U.S. Sen. Joseph Lieberman beamed — he had just been chosen as the Democratic vice presidential candidate to Al Gore. "Miracles happen," the proud son of a Stamford liquor...
Re "Military to lift ban on women in combat jobs," Jan. 24 As a retired service member, I saw numerous changes throughout the period I served, and since the 9/11 attacks each service has faced its own challenges, including simultaneous spousal...
OK, I want to admit right up front: I stole that headline. No, it's not original with me. I stole it from the pro-Israel, pro-peace organization J Street. I stole it because it's funny. And because it perfectly sums up the phony, trumped-up campaign...
Tags: Lobbying, Israel, Lindsey O. Graham, John McCain, Chuck Hagel
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