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Photo by David Paul Morris/Bloomberg In a decision that bolstered last year’s Supreme Court decision to strike down the Defense of Marriage Act, the 10th circuit federal court of appeals in Denver struck down a ban on same-sex marriage in Oklahoma...
Photo shows Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 leaving Schiphol Airport in Schiphol, the Netherlands, on July 17, 2014. Photo by Fred Neeleman/AFP/Getty Images The downing of flight MH17 by a missile has raised a lot of questions about why a commercial...
We lost 100 researchers and activists that were dedicated to improve the health of others. Heaven is now a wealthy place #MH17 #AIDS2014 — Katrina Tsoutsoulis (@katrinat91) July 18, 2014 As many as 100 AIDS researchers, activists and health...
A rescue worker uses sticks to mark the location where bodies of victims have been found at the site of the crash of a Malaysian airliner carrying 298 people from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur in Grabove, in rebel-held east Ukraine, on Friday. President...
Eruptions of violence between Israelis and Palestinians continued for a second week, culminating with Israel launching a ground offensive into Gaza on Thursday. The PBS NewsHour has aired a series of interviews offering different takes on the...
Listen to the AudioMARK LITKE: Philippine TV was on the air live as the storm hit. It was the strongest typhoon ever to make landfall. And the worst was still to come. A storm surge, a wall of water 20 feet high smashing or washing away much of what...