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Hallmark under fire over commercial showing same-sex couples

One year ago   |   By NBC News

The Hallmark Channel is facing backlash after their decision to pull an ad for the wedding website Zola that featured two women kissing amid pressure from conservative groups.
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Hallmark Channel Embroiled In Controversy After It Pulls Ad With Lesbian Brides

Hallmark Channel Embroiled In Controversy After It Pulls Ad With Lesbian Brides

One year ago   |   By NPR

The ad for the wedding planning site Zola shows two women kissing after saying "I do." Hallmark had been pressured to drop the spot by a group that said the ad promoted homosexuality.
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READ: The full text of President Biden's inaugural address

READ: The full text of President Biden's inaugural address

Summary List Placement President Joe Biden was formally sworn in to office at noon on January 20. Biden took office in a significantly pared-back ceremony with no crowds due to... Read more ...

Reversing Course: Joe Biden Signs Executive Actions Dissolving Trump's...

Reversing Course: Joe Biden Signs Executive Actions Dissolving Trump's Racist Policies

As Joe Biden begins Day 1 of his presidency, the first order of business is to tug the final string attached to the thread of Trump ‘s divisive policies, unraveling a slew of... Read more ...

George W. Bush privately says that Rep. Jim Clyburn is the country's...

George W. Bush privately says that Rep. Jim Clyburn is the country's 'savior' for helping Biden beat Trump

Summary List Placement Former President George W. Bush told House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn, a South Carolina Democrat, that he was a "savior" for endorsing President Joe Biden... Read more ...

How Biden plans to fight the pandemic: 100 million shots, large-scale...

How Biden plans to fight the pandemic: 100 million shots, large-scale vaccination sites, and the reopening of K-8 schools

Summary List Placement President Joe Biden took office Wednesday amid a deadly peak in the US coronavirus outbreak. Nearly 3,000 people are dying of COVID-19 every day, on... Read more ...

China hits Trump officials with sanctions on their way out

China hits Trump officials with sanctions on their way out

WASHINGTON - China imposed sanctions on nearly 30 former Trump administration officials moments after they left office on Wednesday. In a statement released just minutes after... Read more ...

Senate confirms Biden's pick for spy chief hours after he's sworn into office

Senate confirms Biden's pick for spy chief hours after he's sworn into office

Summary List Placement The Senate on Wednesday confirmed President Biden's pick for US spy chief, Avril Haines, by a vote of 84 to 10. Biden nominated Haines to serve as the... Read more ...

One of Amazon's top execs wrote a letter to Biden offering to help with his...

One of Amazon's top execs wrote a letter to Biden offering to help with his pledge to vaccinate 100 million Americans in his first 100 days

Summary List Placement One of Amazon's top executives is offering to help President Joe Biden with his pledge to vaccinate 100 million Americans during his first 100 days in... Read more ...

Biden was sworn in as president with a massive family heirloom Bible dating...

Biden was sworn in as president with a massive family heirloom Bible dating back to 1893

Summary List Placement When President Joe Biden took the oath of office on January 20, he was sworn in using a huge Bible that's been in his family since the Gilded Age. During... Read more ...

Amanda Gorman stole the show at Biden's inauguration: Meet the 22-year-old...

Amanda Gorman stole the show at Biden's inauguration: Meet the 22-year-old poet laureate who gave a historic 5-minute speech that's gone viral

Summary List Placement Amanda Gorman, the 22-year-old National Youth Poet Laureate, stole the show at the 2021 inauguration. Following President Joe Biden and Vice President... Read more ...

'Democracy has prevailed': President Biden says 'unity is the path forward'...

'Democracy has prevailed': President Biden says 'unity is the path forward' in inaugural address

Summary List Placement Speaking from the same stage that was overtaken by violent insurrectionists just two weeks ago, President Joe Biden called for unity and perseverance in... Read more ...