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Hillcrest resident gives SDGLN updates from U.S. Capitol

Inauguration Day seems to be going peacefully so far at capitol Hill.

Inauguration Day is upon us and the weather in Washington seems to be just as gray as it is here in San Diego.

But the attitude in the crowd doesn’t seem to be dampened.

LGBT community member Derrick Roach and Daniel Church from Hillcrest have decided to brave the crowds and welcome Trump to the Oval Office on the steps of Capitol Hill.

Ashley Broadway-Mack receives AMPA honor

Ashley Broadway-Mack recieved the Secretary of the Army Public Service Award

The Pentagon was the site of a ceremony on Wednesday, in which Secretary of the Army Eric Fanning presented The American Military Partner Association (AMPA) President Ashley Broadway-Mack the Secretary of the Army Public Service Award.

AMPA Founder and President Emeritus Stephen Peters said Broadway-Mack is a phenomenal advocate for United States modern military families.

City of Orlando make public photos of Pulse aftermath

A law enforcement agent's protective helmet which shielded them from spraying ammunition.

The FBI has released very disturbing pictures from the Pulse Nightclub attack, the worst mass shooting in United States history, which took 49 innocent lives in June of 2016.

The photos were taken eight days after the attack, and depict the damage that was done to the building both inside and out as police tried to make their way in to help trapped patrons.

Sen. Al Franken slams Betsy DeVos over conversion therapy

Al Franken (D) calls Betsy DeVos on the carpet for her conversion therapy views.

Al Franken (D), once a Saturday Night Live cast member now Minnesota senator, was not doing a bit at Betsy DeVos’ (R) confirmation hearing on Tuesday when he asked her about her views on conversion therapy.

Thugs record themselves attacking trans women with a gun

Men video themselves assaulting trans women on the street at night.

A disturbing video has surfaced of young men in Louisiana driving through the streets and harassing transgender women with violence and guns.

Captured by the assailants and reposted by Felicity Noire, the shaky footage is disturbing as the men travel the streets at night shouting slurs and threatening the women.

Animal rights group closes Ringling Bros. Circus for good

Last Chance for Animals is taking some responsibility for shutting down Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus for good.

After almost 150 years The Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus has caved to the pressures of animal rights organizations and will cease any further shows after May 2017.

Last Chance for Animals (LCA) has been involved with undercover investigations into the circus giant's CEO, Kenneth Feld, accusing him of severe animal cruelty.

Orlando shooter's wife arrested by FBI

Noor Salman taken in custody by FBI to investigate her involvement with Pulse Nightclub shootings.

The wife of the Orlando Nightclub shooter has been arrested by the FBI in connection with the tragedy that took 49 innocent lives in June 2016.

Noor Salman was taken into custody at her San Francisco home said FBI spokesman Prentice Danner on Monday morning.

African American Lady Liberty debuts on gold coin

For the first time ever, The U.S. Mint portrays Lady Liberty as an African-American woman.

For the first time in American history, the United States mint will forge a gold coin that portrays Lady Liberty as a woman of color.

On Thursday, The Department of the Treasury held a press conference to unveil the 2017 American Liberty High Relief Gold Coin.