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LGBTQ+ activist Sam Brinton brings conversion therapy fight to Beloit

Sam Brinton is an MIT graduate, nuclear energy advisor for President Donald Trump and Congress, and an LGBTQ+ activist leading the battle against conversion therapy. On Thursday, March 16, Beloit College’s Sexuality and Gender Alliance hosted Sam Brinton (who prefers “they/them” pronouns) in Mayer Hall

Hillary Clinton prepares to ‘come out of the woods’

During a St. Patrick’s Day speech for the Society of Irish Women in Scranton, Pa., Hillary Clinton indicated that she intends to leave behind the low profile that she has adopted since the election. The former U.S. presidential candidate and secretary of state told the

White House confirms Trump tax records leaked to MSNBC

President Donald Trump reported $150 million in income and paid $38 million in taxes in 2005, a White House official said before a MSNBC news report on Trump’s tax returns. The announcement came shortly before a broadcast of “The Rachel Maddow Show.” Maddow tweeted that she had a

Attorney General Jeff Sessions will recuse himself from election probes

Attorney General Jeff Sessions, amid increasing scrutiny over his contact with the Russian ambassador, will recuse himself from any probes or investigations into the 2016 presidential election. The announcement comes after the Washington Post reported that Sessions twice met with Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak, a fact he

Newly released documents detail 2009 Al-Qaida terrorist plot

Recently released documents, obtained by the New York Times after a prolonged battle under the Freedom of Information Act, have revealed a number of details surrounding a failed attempt to blow up an airliner approaching Detroit on Christmas 2009. The documents detail how the perpetrator,