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  • Florida inches toward marriage equality

    Florida inches toward marriage equality
    When a state judge in Key West overturned a voter-approved ban on same-sex marriages last week, he started Florida down a legally tortuous path toward marriage equality for gays, a right 19 other states have already granted. But, legal experts say,...
  • Web Buzz: Trip 180 makes volunteering around the world accessible

    Here's a website that can help you travel with a passion and a purpose. Name: www.Trip180.com What it does: Makes the path to global volunteering accessible and affordable. What's hot: The website's easy-to-search format puts volunteer opportunities...
  • Migrant crisis expands north from border, into arid Texas wilderness

    Migrant crisis expands north from border, into arid Texas wilderness
    Daniel Zamarripa loaded his police dog into the back of his patrol car and set out to track his quarry — immigrants circumventing the local Border Patrol checkpoint. Zamarripa, 27, is one of 15 reserve deputies brought in to assist the Brooks...
  • Bahrain asks court to suspend main opposition bloc's activities

    MANAMA,(Reuters) - Bahrain's Justice Ministry has asked a court to suspend the activities of the main Shi'ite Muslim opposition group, a move that could set back any efforts to restart reconciliation talks in the Gulf Arab kingdom. The leader of the Al-...
  • Iraq Catholic leader says Islamic State worse than Genghis Khan

    BAGHDAD (Reuters) - The head of Iraq's largest church said on Sunday that Islamic State militants who drove Christians out of Mosul were worse than Mongol leader Genghis Khan and his grandson Hulagu who ransacked medieval Baghdad. Chaldean Catholic...
  • Options abound for pursuing psychology programs

    Options abound for pursuing psychology programs
    Nancy Tartt has always had a passion for psychology and has devoted her career to social services. She headed to Adler School of Professional Psychology to pursue a master's degree in marriage and family counseling and discovered a new interest in the...
  • Keep talking with Iran [Editorial]

    Keep talking with Iran  [Editorial]
    President Barack Obama and officials in Iran have suggested that they will extend current talks about the Islamic State's nuclear program beyond Sunday's deadline if no agreement is reached. It is essential that they do so and that hard-line voices on...
  • What does gay marriage ruling mean?

    What does gay marriage ruling mean?
    We asked legal experts what the Monroe County judge's ruling means for same-sex couples contemplating marriage. How does Attorney General Pam Bondi's appeal affect the ruling? "The appeal automatically stays the decision, unless the judge lifts the...
  • Islamic State seizes major Syrian oil fields, aids Assad regime

    ISTANBUL Extremist fighters of the Islamic State, already in control of a third of Iraqi territory, are on the attack in Syria, where they've seized more oil fields, facilitated the Assad regime's advance in Aleppo and started a new offensive against...
  • In Nigeria, backlash against U.S. firm hired to improve image

    In Nigeria, backlash against U.S. firm hired to improve image
    Someone tell Levick that Nigeria is, you might say, complicated. Nigeria’s Twittersphere erupted Thursday under the hashtag #SomeoneTellLevick over a government contract signed with U.S. public relations firm Levick last month — reportedly for...
  • China expresses 'strong opposition' to U.S. tire probe

    BEIJING (Reuters) - China's Commerce Ministry expressed strong opposition on Friday to an anti-dumping investigation started by the United States into imports of Chinese tires, the latest trade row between the world's two largest economies. The...