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Advocates concede it may be more challenging to rally public support and dollars for causes that may be less obvious or visceral than marriage.
On her way to the hospital, a pregnant Amber Pangborn ran out of gas after getting lost in the woods. She gave birth to a baby girl. Two days later, she started a wildfire fire. Help came.
James Montano was crossing a drawbridge in Florida, when he failed to notice the crossing arm was down. Police say he was distracted by his GPS, and the SUV crash-landed on the bridge's other side.
Misty Copeland has been promoted to top dancer at the prestigious American Ballet Theatre in New York. She is the first African-American female principal dancer in the company's history.
There is an extra "leap" second in Tuesday's clock. The second is designed to keep the clocks in synch with earth's rotation, but some people would like to take it away.
The bank, which helps finance trade deals for U.S. companies, needed reapproval by June 30. Now it is living on borrowed time, after an anti-crony capitalism campaign driven by conservative groups.