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I'm a transgender woman in America. I shouldn't have to live in fear

Five years ago, my wife, children and I planned an Easter week trip to Charlotte, North Carolina, to visit some of our relatives. What should have been a relatively smooth road trip from New Jersey to North Carolina, however, soon turned into a highly precarious situation.

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Unite the Right verdict sends an urgent message

For those of us who are growing increasingly worried about the prospect of even more deadly political violence in the United States, Tuesday's verdict by a Charlottesville jury -- which held extreme far-right leaders and groups that organized and participated in the violent 2017 rally liable for more than $26 million in damages -- came as very welcome news.

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Jury begins deliberations in Unite the Right civil trial

A jury began deliberations Friday in the civil case involving White nationalists who organized a two-day rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, in 2017 when a protester killed a person and others were injured in the chaos.

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White fear is the wrong way to tell the Census story

A significant part of the current political and racial divides in the United States has been fueled by reports that America will become a majority-minority country within our lifetimes. Conspiratorial and racist so-called "replacement" theories have inspired White nationalists in American society, ranging from those bearing tiki torches in Charlottesville to Fox News host Tucker Carlson and the rioters at the US Capitol on January 6.

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This couple is taking on all Olympic sports in 17 days

Stuart Bates and Charlotte Nichols are competing in the "Spennylympics," a challenge they have set for themselves to raise money for the Motor Neurone Disease Association, in memory of Bates' brother, Spencer, who they lost to ALS in 2011.

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Opinion: US politics' fabulous gift to the Putins and the Xis

When Joe Biden announced he was running for president two years ago, he couched his quest as a "battle for the soul of this nation." In those pre-pandemic days, he said he decided to run after watching neo-Nazis marching in Charlottesville and hearing then-President Donald Trump declare there were "very fine people on both sides." America's "very democracy," Biden said, was at stake.

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