Illinois lawmakers weigh making it easier for transgender people to change sex on documents

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) – Lawmakers gave initial approval to a measure that would allow transgender people to change the gender marker on their birth certificates, passports, and identification cards. Currently, people must first undergo surgery before changing their gender on documents, but a bill that advanced out of a House committee Tuesday removes that requirement.…

Iceland’s Prime Minister Resigns Amid Offshore Tax Scandal

REYKJAVIK, Iceland (AP) — A member of the Icelandic government says embattled Prime Minister Sigmundur David Gunnlaugsson will resign amid the controversy over his offshore holdings. Agriculture Minister Sigurdur Ingi Johannsson told Icelandic broadcaster RUV that Gunnlaugsson was stepping down as leader of the country’s coalition government. Opposition lawmakers say Gunnlaugsson’s offshore holdings amounted to…