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Final Preparations Begin for Eurovision Song Contest

May 23
Everything appears to be running according to plan ahead of this year's Eurovision Song Contest - except for the weather.

Both Sides Say Ireland Has Voted To Legalize Gay Marriage

May 23
Ireland has voted resoundingly to legalize gay marriage in the world's first national vote on the issue, leaders on both sides of the Irish referendum declared Saturday even as official ballot counting continued.

Yes or No? Ireland Decides Whether to Legalize Gay Marriage

May 22
Voters in once staunchly Catholic Ireland were deciding Friday whether to legalize gay marriage in what the government's equality minister called "a referendum like no other."

Moscow Bans Gay Pride for a 10th Time in a Row

By Jason St. Amand | May 22
It's been about a decade since LGBT people in Russia's capital of Moscow has seen a gay pride event.

Timeline of Landmarks in Ireland's Changing Attitude to Gays

May 22
Gays in Ireland lived in the shadows for decades, lest they face ridicule, assault or even prison in Victorian times.

PopUps: You Can Buy Regina George's 'Mean Girls' Mansion for $14.8 M

By Jason St. Amand | May 22
"Grool" news everyone: If you've got $14.8 laying around you can buy the mansion featured in the 2004, still quotable film, "Mean Girls." How fetch!

5 Things to Know About Ireland's Gay Marriage Referendum

By Shawn Pogatchnik | May 22
Ireland's voters decide Friday whether to legalize gay marriage. While 19 other nations and most U.S. states have already done so, Ireland is the first to hold a national vote. Though voting is Friday, results won't be announced until Saturday.

IS Captures Iraqi Town, Purges Opponents in Syria's Palmyra

By Sameer N. Yacoub and Bassem Mroue | May 22
Islamic State militants have seized another town in Iraq's western Anbar province less than a week after capturing the provincial capital, a tribal leader said Friday.

South Korea Court Frees Korean Air 'Nut Rage' Executive

By Youkyung Lee | May 22
A South Korean court Friday suspended the prison term of the former Korean Air executive whose onboard "nut rage" tantrum delayed a flight last year, immediately ending her incarceration.

Ireland Votes on Legalizing Gay Marriage; Church is Opposed

May 22
For months, Ireland has debated whether to legalize gay marriage. Now it's time to vote, and the choice is a simple yes or no.

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