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New York City Debates Repealing Conversion Therapy Ban

Facing a federal lawsuit by an anti-LGBT group, city officials are considering repealing the 2017 ban. Officials say a repeal may avoid setting nationwide precedent if judges side against the city.

Hamburgers Elliott Smith & Neil Gust
Kensington Blues Jack Rose
Dreamflower Tarika Blue
Can't Rock My Dream Face Umphrey's McGee
Marbled Birds The Mantles

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Deadly Brain Cancers Act Like 'Vampires' By Hijacking Normal Cells To Grow

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perpetual light hirola
Two Chord Wake Suzanne Kraft

The Toufic H. Kalil house in Manchester, N.H. is one of only seven Usonian Automatic buildings ever constructed. Paula Martin Group hide caption

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Frank Lloyd Wright, But DIY: A Rare 'Usonian Automatic' House Is For Sale

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Pims Soulmade
Space Cadet Metro Boomin
I REMEMBER WES GEORGE BENSON
Fete by the River Binker and Moses
The Last Maverick Tommy Guerrero
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Once A 'Rocket Ship,' National Security Council Now Avoided By Government Pros

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New York City Council speaker Corey Johnson, shown here at a New York hearing in January, said last week that he had struggled with the proposal to repeal the ban, but "ultimately, I think this is the responsible, strategic and right thing to do." Andrew Lichtenstein/Corbis via Getty Images hide caption

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New York City Debates Repealing Conversion Therapy Ban

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The Fisherman Nerija

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