• These Are the Hardest States in America to Be LGBT

    Images of LGBT people across American society are more diverse: Caitlyn Jenner, the former Olympian, is one vivid example. The report also notes that nearly 90 percent of LGBT people live in states where their children aren’t legally protected from discrimination for having a LGBT parent. Nearly 60…

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  • After three decades on death row, Texas inmate set for execution

    By Jon Herskovitz AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - Texas is set on Wednesday to execute Lester Bower, one of the longest-serving inmates on the state's death row who says he was wrongly convicted of killing four men in 1983 and has spent three decades trying to halt his capital punishment. Lawyers for…

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  • Russian missile maker: MH17 shot down by Ukrainian missile

    MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian maker of the Buk air defense missile system said Tuesday that it has concluded that Malaysian Airlines flight 17 was downed by an older version of the missile, which isn't in service with the Russian military but is in Ukrainian arsenals.

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  • Parents Welcome Daughters' Boyfriends Into The Family

    DEAR ABBY: We have two lovely daughters in their 20s. The older one lives with her boyfriend. They are expecting a baby soon. Our younger daughter lives with us, and she's planning on moving in with her boyfriend.We're an old married couple, and we're not sure how to treat our daughters'…

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  • 'Baby warehouses' put African infants at risk in Israel

    It is nap-time at Felizia's daycare centre, a squalid street-level flat in Tel Aviv where loud pop music drowns out the miserable cries of dozens of children and babies cooped up inside. Run by a corpulent Ghanian woman, it is one of dozens of unlicensed establishments which have sprouted up across…

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  • Illinois Senate Democrats unveil bill package to counter governor

    Illinois Senate Democrats said on Tuesday they will push a package of bills to counter Republican Governor Bruce Rauner's reform agenda as the state's key legislative session goes into overtime. The legislation would boost the state minimum wage, give tax credits for college costs, guarantee up to…

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    Chinese cruise ship sinks (43 photos)

    Divers on Tuesday pulled three people alive from inside a capsized cruise ship and searched for other survivors, state media said, giving some small hope to an apparently massive tragedy with well over 400 people still missing on the Yangtze River. The tally of those brought to safety stood at 15…

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  • Just Look What She Did!

    Walmart Security Cameras Captured The Whole Thing! [30 Photos]

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  • Rhode Island couple charged in death of man under concrete

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A Rhode Island couple was ordered held without bail Monday in the killing of a Massachusetts man whose body was found under newly poured concrete at the couple's home nearly a month after he went missing.

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  • Blatter rocks world soccer by quitting FIFA amid scandal

    By Brian Homewood ZURICH (Reuters) - Sepp Blatter rocked the world of soccer on Tuesday by unexpectedly quitting as FIFA president in the face of a corruption investigation that has plunged the game's governing body into the worst crisis in its history. Blatter, 79, announced the decision at a…

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  • IS closes Iraq dam gates, sparking humanitarian fears

    Islamic State group jihadists have closed the gates of a dam in the Iraqi city of Ramadi which they seized last month, posing a humanitarian and security threat, officials said Tuesday. IS fighters have repeatedly attempted to control dams in Iraq, in some cases reducing the flow of water to areas…

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  • Official: After 11 bodies found, funeral home may be cited

    TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — The head of the Ohio Board of Embalmers and Funeral Directors said Monday that she'll recommend administrative charges and license suspensions for a Toledo funeral home where 11 bodies intended for cremation were found in a damp room.

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  • Finally: A service that lets you charge people to email you

    If I were to charge people to email me, I could likely retire before the year is done. I get more than 100 emails per day on a slow day, and my inbox can easily top 200 emails on a busy day. This, of course, is why I had no choice but to destroy email. Of course, it wouldn’t be ethical for me to…

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  • Sink or sell? Russia spat leaves France with warships to spare

    Tensions between the West and Russia over Ukraine have blocked a deal in which Moscow was to buy the ships, leaving Paris trying to negotiate a face-saving compromise and work out CAwhat to do with two unwanted warships. "There are three possibilities: deliver the boats to Russia, sell them to…

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    Man confronts dad who left child alone in running truck

    Mark Herrmann discovered a child in the backseat of a running truck, so he confronted the child's dad when he returned, recording the whole thing.

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  • Beau Biden's Death: 5 Facts About Brain Cancer

    It's not clear what type of brain cancer Biden had, but in 2013, he had a small lesion removed from his brain, according to The New York Times. Some politicians thought Biden, son of Vice President Joe Biden and former attorney general of Delaware, might be well enough to run for governor of…

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  • Sheriff: College student killed mom in argument over grades

    FORT PAYNE, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama college student killed his mother during an argument over his bad grades, law enforcement officials said, and he was being held without bond in a county jail Monday.

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    Bangladesh building collapse (33 photos)

    An eight-story building housing several garment factories collapsed near Bangladesh's capital on April 24, 2013, killing over 1,000 people and trapping many more in the rubble. It is the worst-ever disaster in Bangladesh's $20 billion-a-year garment industry. Find more news-related pictures in…

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