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 SF Health Dept. Promotes PrEP for African-Americans

SF Health Dept. Promotes PrEP for African-Americans

By Liz Highleyman | Feb 18
The San Francisco Department of Public Health has launched a new campaign to increase PrEP use among African-Americans, in an effort to help end disparities in new HIV infections, especially among black gay and bi men.

Survivors of Deadly School Shooting Lash Out at Trump

Survivors of Deadly School Shooting Lash Out at Trump

By Jason Dearen, Terry Spencer, and Tamara Lush | Feb 18
Students who escaped the deadly school shooting in Florida focused their anger Sunday at President Donald Trump, contending that his response to the attack has been needlessly divisive.

Calls for Gun Control Grow Louder After Florida Shooting

Calls for Gun Control Grow Louder After Florida Shooting

By Jason Dearen, Allen G. Breed, and Tamara Lush | Feb 18
Pressure is growing for tougher gun-control laws after a mass shooting at a Florida high school, with thousands of angry protesters at state rallies demanding immediate action from lawmakers, and more demonstrations planned across the country.

Ruling Opens Possibility Trans Teen Will Get Hormone Therapy

Ruling Opens Possibility Trans Teen Will Get Hormone Therapy

Feb 17
A judge in Cincinnati granted custody of the 17-year-old to his grandparents Friday and said they have the right to determine what kind of care he pursues at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center's transgender program.

Florida, Angry and Grieving, Takes Gun Protest to Streets

Florida, Angry and Grieving, Takes Gun Protest to Streets

By Jason Dearen, Allen Breed, and Tamara Lush | Feb 17
Thousands of angry students, parents and residents demanded stricter gun control laws Saturday as new details were revealed about the suspect accused of shooting and killed 17 people in a Florida high school.

NOT REAL NEWS: A Look at What Didn't Happen This Week

NOT REAL NEWS: A Look at What Didn't Happen This Week

Feb 17
None of these stories is legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked these out; here are the real facts.

Magazine Obtains Ex-Playmate's Account of Trump Affair

Magazine Obtains Ex-Playmate's Account of Trump Affair

By Jake Pearson and Jeff Horwitz | Feb 16
President Donald Trump had a nine-month extramarital affair with the 1998 Playboy Playmate of the year beginning in 2006 according to the woman's eight-page, handwritten account of the relationship obtained by The New Yorker magazine.

Terror, Heroism Revealed In Oregon Climbing Death 911 Calls

Terror, Heroism Revealed In Oregon Climbing Death 911 Calls

By Gillian Flaccus | Feb 16
The first thing that Braton Jurasevich noticed as he clambered down Mount Hood toward his fallen fellow mountain climber was the blood - a lot of it.

Jimmy Kimmel Blames Trump, Congress for School Shooting

Jimmy Kimmel Blames Trump, Congress for School Shooting

Feb 16
Jimmy Kimmel opened his late night show by replaying clips from President Donald Trump's statement about the killings of 17 people by a teenager with an AR-15 assault weapon at a Florida high school.

Overuse of Privacy Law May Hamper School Safety

Overuse of Privacy Law May Hamper School Safety

Feb 16
Despite several high profile shootings, an organization that studies school violence says schools are safe but a federal law that protects student privacy may be overused and preventing schools from sharing information on troubled students.

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