2016

  • Inside Out Art Unveiling

    As part of the Inside Out art project, 50 black-and-white headshots of residents, business owners and community leaders will be installed on the front of Wilton Manors city hall.

  • Is Hillary Clinton ready for marijuana's 2016 push?

    WASHINGTON (CNN) -- When Hillary Clinton graduated from Wellesley College in 1969 -- where the future first lady and Secretary of State says she did not try marijuana -- only 12% of Americans wanted to legalize the drug.

  • Joe Biden Not Running For President

    (CNN) -- Vice President Joe Biden ended months of intense speculation about his political future on Wednesday by announcing he wouldn't seek the presidency, abandoning a dream he's harbored for decades and putting Hillary Clinton in a stronger position to capture the Democratic nomination. With President Barack Obama at his side in the White House Rose Garden, Biden said the window for a presidential campaign "has closed."

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  • Judge Frees 'Happy Birthday' Song From Copyright Claims

    In a gift to many musicians, movie-makers and other content-creators, a federal judge has found that the song "Happy Birthday To You" is entirely in the public domain.

  • Judge Repeatedly Refers to Transgender Student’s “Mental Disorder”

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A judge who repeatedly referred to a transgender student’s “mental disorder” should be removed from presiding over the teenager’s lawsuit challenging a policy that bars him from using the boys’ restrooms at his high school, his attorneys said in court papers Wednesday.

  • Kellie Maloney: 'I Should Have Been Born a Woman'

    (CNN) -- Christmas Day nearly three years ago, one of Britain's best-known sports personalities woke up in a London park; two dogs were licking his face, a smashed bottle of wine lay by his side, and prescription pills were strewn across the ground.

  • Kim Davis Altered Marriage Forms, Lawyer Says

    OWENSBORO, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky county clerk may have again defied a federal judge’s order regarding gay-marriage licenses by altering license forms to remove her name, an attorney who represents one of the clerk’s employees told the judge Sept. 18 in a court filing.

  • Lauderdale Air Show Books Dates for 2016

    The jinxed Lauderdale Air Show is set to fly again in 2016.

  • Letters to the Editor: An Activist Gone Too Soon

    I am in long-term recovery, and for me that means I have not consumed alcohol for almost 11 years now. Recovery has given me purpose and hope for the future, while helping me regain stability in my life. Additionally, I have lived with chronic depression for most of my adult life, and know others who also struggle with this.

  • Liberals Assessing 2016 Race as Clinton Weighs Bid

    Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren told a group of young Democrats Wednesday that the political system was "rigged" by powerful lobbyists and the wealthy and made an impassioned case for reducing burdensome student loans. Vice President Joe Biden said he had been on the front lines of debates over income inequality, climate change and gay marriage.

  • Liberals Swoon For Warren, Point For Clinton In '16

    DETROIT (AP) — At a summertime getaway for liberals, Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren has captured the hearts of Democratic activists beginning to think about an heir to President Barack Obama. But their minds tell them that Hillary Rodham Clinton could help them hang onto the White House.

  • Man Who Disrupted Gay Marriage Arguments To Be Sentenced

    WASHINGTON -- A protester who disrupted historic arguments over gay marriage at the U.S. Supreme Court is scheduled to be sentenced.

  • Michael Sam Reconnects With Estranged Dad After 18 Months

    (CNN) -- When football player Michael Sam came out as gay in February of last year, he gained support and encouragement from around the world.

  • Mormons Keep Affiliation With Boy Scouts Despite Gay Leaders

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Mormon church announced Wednesday it will maintain its longtime affiliation with the Boy Scouts despite the organization's decision to allow gay troop leaders — preventing what would have been a thundering blow to the national association.

  • Nebraska May Soon Allow Transgender High School Athletes

    LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The group that governs Nebraska high school sports is drafting a policy on allowing transgender athletes to compete because there has been some interest in it.

  • New Jersey's Christie Launches Political Action Committee

    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has taken his firmest step yet toward running for president, launching an organization that allows him to raise money for a potential 2016 campaign.

  • NLGJA Announces 2015 Journalism Award Winners

    SFGN Editor takes home Second Place for Journalist of the Year

  • Obama Rips Republican Candidates On Gay Marriage

    (CNN) -- President Obama on Sunday dismissed Republicans opposed to same-sex marriage as ?living in another era, saying the national conversation had moved beyond whether gays and lesbians deserve equal marriage rights.

  • OpEd: Dump Trump Now

    Once and for all, will America please stand up to the bully that is @realDonaldTrump?

  • Opening Line: December 2, 2015

    Comments by our readers from our online outlets compiled by John McDonald.