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In John McCain's final resting place, his legacy isn't politics but a life of service

John McCain's legacy in Annapolis isn't about his six terms as an Arizona senator or his two presidential bids. At the U.S. Naval Academy, he's remembered as a national treasure.           GANNETT Syndication Service

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'People emboldened': Stand your ground laws face new scrutiny; George Zimmerman's lawyer isn't a fan

Mark O'Mara, the lawyer who made “stand your ground” laws famous when he defended George Zimmerman in the fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin, is quick to point out that he didn't use the defense in that case and isn't much of a fan of Florida's law. The statute is making news again.           GANNETT Syndication Service

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She was sexually assaulted within months of coming out. She isn't alone.

Sarah McBride was sexually assaulted six months after coming out as transgender. LGBTQ people endure sexual violence at rates higher than straight men and women. The reasons are complex.           GANNETT Syndication Service

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Analysis: Irish abortion vote reflects a new Ireland (that isn't so new)

Ireland’s overwhelming vote to legalize abortion is viewed as the last main social taboo to fall in this Catholic-majority country, but the church’s hold on Irish life has been weak for some time, experts say. Two-thirds of voters approved Friday's referendum           GANNETT Syndication Service

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Who is defending John McCain after White House aide's 'dying anyway' remark — who isn't?

Joe Biden, Sen. Jeff Flake and John Kerry have backed Sen. John McCain after a Trump White House aide dismissed him as “dying anyway.”           GANNETT Syndication Service

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