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Daniel Trotta

Kaepernick ads spark boycott calls, but Nike is seen as winning in the end

05 Sep 2018

Protesters burned their Nike shoes, investors sold shares and some consumers demanded a boycott after the footwear and apparel maker launched an advertising campaign featuring Colin Kaepernick, the NFL quarterback who sparked a national controversy by kneeling during the national anthem. | Video

In first, transgender woman wins Democratic nomination for Vermont governor

15 Aug 2018

Vermont Democrats made Christine Hallquist the first openly transgender person to win a major party nomination for statewide office in U.S. history as she clinched Tuesday's primary election for governor. | Video

In first, transgender woman wins Democratic nomination for Vermont governor

15 Aug 2018

Aug 14 Vermont Democrats made Christine Hallquist the first openly transgender person to win a major party nomination for statewide office in U.S. history as she clinched Tuesday's primary election for governor.

Transgender candidates could make history in upcoming races

10 Aug 2018

Transgender candidates, running for political office in unprecedented numbers in the United States this year, could make history in upcoming primary elections by securing Democratic Party nominations in races in three states.

Unlikely pair could usher gun rights case to U.S. Supreme Court

08 Aug 2018

George Young is a Vietnam War veteran who sued the state of Hawaii three times on his own without a lawyer for the right to carry a handgun, and lost each time.

Hardline U.S. 'gundamentalists' pressure NRA from within

05 Aug 2018

About 100 protesters, many wearing T-shirts emblazoned with "NRA = Not Real Activists," marched through the National Rifle Association's annual meeting in Dallas in May to slam the powerful gun lobby as too conciliatory on gun rights and rally for their candidate for the board. | Video

Bowing to Trump, NFL will require players to stand for anthem

24 May 2018

NEW YORK The National Football League will fine teams if players on the field refuse to stand for the national anthem, the league said on Wednesday in a victory for U.S. President Donald Trump, who loudly demanded an end to such protests last year. | Video

Gun control support fades three months after Florida massacre: Reuters/Ipsos poll

23 May 2018

NEW YORK The Parkland, Florida, school massacre has had little lasting impact on U.S. views on gun control, three months after the shooting deaths of 17 people propelled a national movement by some student survivors, a Reuters/Ipsos poll showed on Wednesday. | Video

Shunned by corporations, U.S. gun entrepreneurs launch start-ups

06 May 2018

DALLAS Larry Lopata and some friends were sitting around the campfire on a hunting trip when they came up with an idea for a new firearms product: an adjustable-length trigger, so people with different sized hands can comfortably share the same gun. | Video

Shunned by corporations, U.S. gun entrepreneurs launch start-ups

05 May 2018

DALLAS, May 5 Larry Lopata and some friends were sitting around the campfire on a hunting trip when they came up with an idea for a new firearms product: an adjustable-length trigger, so people with different sized hands can comfortably share the same gun.

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