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US Treasury Secretary Blames Congress for Debt Limit Delays

By Joshua Goodman | Oct 10
U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew admonished Congress on Thursday for not moving fast enough to raise the government borrowing limit at a time of heightened fragility in the global economy.

NY Minimum Wage Push Spurs US Debate, Faces Hurdles at Home

By David Klepper | Oct 10
New York's plan to give fast-food workers a $15 minimum hourly wage is spurring similar efforts in other states even as Gov. Andrew Cuomo's effort to enact a $15 wage for all workers faces vocal opposition at home.

Texas Sues VW Over Consumer Protection, Clean Air Violations

Oct 10
Texas has filed suit against Volkswagen, charging that the automaker's emissions rigging violated state consumer protection laws and clean air standards.

VW Executive Apologizes, Says Scandal Not His Fault

By Michael Biesecker and Matthew Daly | Oct 10
Volkswagen's top U.S. executive offered deep apologies yet sought to distance himself Thursday from the emissions scandal enveloping the world's largest automaker.

Glass Walkway Over China Canyon Cracks With Tourists On It

Oct 10
A glass walkway that hugs a cliff above a scenic canyon in central China was closed after cracks developed while dozens of tourists were walking on the newly built structure.

Florida Toughens Prostitution Laws

By SFGN Staff | Oct 10
Florida has 27 new laws ranging from tougher penalties for people who solicit prostitutes to making revenge porn a crime.

Pray the Gay Away :: An In-Depth Look at 'Conversion Therapy'

By Christiana Lilly | Oct 10
The controversial practice of conversion therapy, reparative therapy, or ex-gay ministries varies, but generally consists of licensed therapists or houses of worship using religion and "science" for claims they can "cure" homosexuality.

LGBT History Month Profiles: Jason Collins and Michael Sam

By Mike Halterman | Oct 10
Each week throughout the month of October, we will be profiling two people from the Equality Forum LGBT History Month icons list who have made a positive impact in their chosen professions. This week: Jason Collins and Michael Sam.

SF Gay Man's Death Deemed 'Suspicious'

By Seth Hemmelgarn | Oct 10
San Francisco officials are investigating the death of a gay Duboce Triangle man whose passing the medical examiner's office has deemed "suspicious."

Milwaukee Police Officer Sues Gun Shop

Oct 10
Milwaukee police officer Bryan Norberg is suing the gun shop that sold the gun he was nearly killed with.

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