I'll put it bluntly: LGBTQ families are now facing a frightening unknown, and that fear is spurring action. LGTBQ Americans are now scrambling. What started as a whisper on social media threads and email listservs about what we might do if our rights come under siege has quickly escalated into a hot boil with Justice Amy Coney Barrett's confirmation. Lawyers are sharing advice for how same-sex families can ensure legal protections if marriage equality goes away -- secure second parent adoption papers, living wills, healthcare proxies. Couples are rushing out to get married now in the event they cannot in the coming months and years. Equality-minded ministers are offering to officiate.

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Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) and "Drag Race" star RuPaul Charles found out they're cousins after they each participated in PBS' "Finding Your Roots."

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Arizona has voted for a Republican presidential candidate since 1952, with the exception of President Bill Clinton in 1996. Arizona voters explain why 2020 may be the year the state turns from red to blue.

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Hillary Clinton said Tuesday she is one of the 538 electors in the Electoral College.

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For millions of Americans, the economic effects of the pandemic have been devastating, resulting in job loss, food insecurity or threat of eviction.

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At first, Angelica Guzman was taken aback by some of the replies she got when she made calls about the election.

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President Trump is upset about media coverage of the coronavirus pandemic despite surging infections and hospitalizations in the US.

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And we're off!

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