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USA Gymnastics President and CEO Kerry Perry testifies on Capitol Hill on Wednesday about changes her organization has made to protect athletes from sexual abuse. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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On Capitol Hill, USA Gymnastics President Apologizes To Nassar's Victims

Executives from the U.S. Olympic Committee and the governing bodies of swimming, taekwondo and volleyball also testified about changes their organizations are making to protect athletes from abuse.

Milwaukee Bucks guard Sterling Brown warms up before an NBA basketball game against the Chicago Bulls on Jan. 28 in Chicago. A few days before that game, he was tased and arrested by Milwaukee police after they approached him over a parking violation. Nam Y. Huh/AP hide caption

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Milwaukee Police Disciplined For Using Taser On NBA Player

Police used a Taser on and arrested Sterling Brown, a rookie with the Milwaukee Bucks, in January. On Wednesday, Milwaukee's police chief said that the officers had acted inappropriately.

Under rules outlined in a newly-unveiled Trump administration proposal crisis pregnancy centers and other organizations that do not provide standard contraceptive options, like the birth control pill or IUDs, could find it easier to apply for Title X funds. Peter Dazeley/Getty Images hide caption

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Under Trump, Family Planning Funds Could Go To Groups That Oppose Contraception

Several groups that promote natural family planning and abstinence education say newly proposed guidelines could open the door for them to receive federal family planning funds for the first time.

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'The Gospel According to André:' Look Fabulous, And Know Your History

The documentary digs into the colorful life of former Vogue fashion editor, French history expert and noted caftan enthusiast André Leon Talley.

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Travis Brenda is a math teacher at Rockcastle County High School who ousted Jonathan Shell in a primary election Tuesday. Shell is a key member of the Republican leadership team that has orchestrated the teacher pension bill, the tax increases and the charter school bill. Wade Payne/AP hide caption

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After Rallying At The Capitol, A Dozen Teachers Win Primary Races In Kentucky

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A math teacher ousted one of Kentucky's top Republicans in a primary race. Forty-one current and former teachers were on the ballot, and this is just one state where educators are running for office.

Anti-divorce protesters marched in Manila in February. The Philippine House of Representatives passed a bill in March that would legalize divorce. Ted Aljibe/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Divorce Is Prohibited In The Philippines, But Moves Are Underway To Legalize It

The Philippines is one of only two countries where divorce remains illegal. But a new bill permitting it has passed the House. A recent survey found 53 percent of Filipinos favor allowing divorce.

Some 50,000 hospitality workers could walk off the job as early as next month, potentially jeopardizing the Las Vegas tourist industry. Bloomberg/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Famed Vegas Casinos Could Be Hobbled As Thousands Of Workers Authorize Strike

The union representing the hospitality workers says they could walk out as early as June 1 if their demands, including protection against sexual harassment and technology advances, are not met.

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