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Immigration Plan Draws Cheers, Criticism Across US

| Nov 21
Thousands of immigrant-rights activists, families and elected officials cheered across the country as President Barack Obama announced on television his plan for relief from deportations for about 5 million people.

Ugandan Lawmakers Draft New Anti-Gay Bill

| By Rodney Muhumuza | Nov 20
Ugandan lawmakers have drafted a new anti-gay bill that could be introduced for debate in the country's parliament before Christmas, a parliamentarian said Thursday.

Gun Sales Surge Ahead of Jury's Ferguson Decision

| By Alan Scher Zagier | Nov 19
Some suburban St. Louis gun dealers have been doing brisk business, particularly among first-time buyers, as fearful residents await a grand jury's decision on whether to indict the police officer who fatally shot Michael Brown.

London Exhibit Examines History of Human Sexuality

| By Gregory Katz | Nov 19
Curators at London's Wellcome Collection will not be surprised if lines form outside their new "Institute of Sexology" exhibition.

Palestinians Kill 4 in Jerusalem Synagogue Attack

| By Tia Goldenberg | Nov 18
Two Palestinian cousins armed with meat cleavers and a gun stormed a Jerusalem synagogue during morning prayers Tuesday, killing four people in the city's bloodiest attack in years. Police killed the attackers in a shootout.

Ireland's Gay Bull Benjy Saved From Slaughterhouse

| By Shawn Pogatchnik | Nov 18
He faced execution for failure to perform. But Benjy, the gay bull of Ireland, has been saved following a worldwide appeal backed by "The Simpsons" co-creator Sam Simon.

Colin Farrell Defends His Gay Bro, Marriage Equality in Op-Ed

| By Jason St. Amand | Nov 18
In a moving op-ed piece for Ireland's Sunday World magazine, Irish actor Colin Farrell opens up about his openly gay brother, defending same-sex marriage in the country.

Rio's Gay Pride Parade Calls For End To Homophobia

| Nov 17
Gay rights activists are using Rio de Janeiro's annual gay pride parade to demand laws against discrimination based on sexual orientation.

Nebraska Hospital: Surgeon With Ebola has Died

| By Nelson Lampe | Nov 17
A surgeon who contracted Ebola while working in his native Sierra Leone died Monday while being treated in a biocontainment unit at a Nebraska hospital, the facility said.

Frenchman Thought Among Killers in IS Beheadings

| By Lori Hinnant | Nov 17
A young Frenchman is believed to be among the killers on an Islamic State propaganda video showing a beheaded American aid worker and the deaths of more than a dozen Syrian soldiers, France's top security official said Monday.

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