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International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

INTERNATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Nov 21
Post orange banners, ribbons and flag in your neighborhood on November 25 for International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.

Gay Rights Speaker Banned From Detroit Parish

RELIGION | Nov 21
The Archdiocese of Detroit has banned a Catholic support group from using a Detroit parish for a meeting with a pro-gay rights speaker.

Matthew Shepard's Parents Head to Russia

INTERNATIONAL | By David Crary | Nov 21
The parents of Matthew Shepard, the gay Wyoming college student tortured and murdered in 1998, are traveling to Russia on Friday to spread their message of tolerance and acceptance in a country where anti-gay policies and attitudes are widespread.

Immigration Plan Draws Cheers, Criticism Across US

INTERNATIONAL | Nov 21
Thousands of immigrant-rights activists, families and elected officials cheered across the country as President Barack Obama announced on television his plan for relief from deportations for about 5 million people.

As Snow Ends, Roof Collapses, Floods are Concerns

NATIONAL | By Carolyn Thompson | Nov 21
A snowfall that brought huge drifts and closed roads in the Buffalo area finally ended Friday, yet residents still couldn't breathe easy as the looming threat of rain and higher temperatures through the weekend and beyond raised the possibility of floods.

Florida Woman Latest to Accuse Cosby of Forced Sex

NATIONAL | By Matt Sedensky | Nov 21
A Florida woman who came forward Thursday became the fourth in recent weeks to say Bill Cosby gave her pills that made her feel groggy then forced himself on her sexually.

Five Memorable Movies from Mike Nichols

NATIONAL | By Hillel Italie | Nov 20
Here are some of the highlights from the long film career of Mike Nichols, who died Wednesday at age 83.

19 Kids and Cancelled? Petition to Have The Duggars Fired Launched Online

NATIONAL | By EDGE | Nov 20
An online petition on Change.org is urging TLC to cancel the highly rated reality show "19 Kids and Counting" for the Duggar family's active involvement in anti-LGBT causes.

Citigroup Executive Found Dead in Tub, Throat Cut

NATIONAL | Nov 20
A Citigroup manager has been found dead in a bathtub in his New York City apartment with this throat cut.

Mike Nichols, Crafter of Films, Plays, Dies at 83

LOCAL | By Shelley Acoca | Nov 20
Mike Nichols, the director of matchless versatility who brought fierce wit, caustic social commentary and wicked absurdity to such film, TV and stage hits as "The Graduate," "Angels in America" and "Monty Python's Spamalot," has died. He was 83.

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