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Mississippi Ruling: Gays Treated As 'Lesser'

Thursday Nov 27, 2014
In overturning Mississippi's ban on same-sex marriage, a federal judge says state law treats homosexuals like second-class citizens, much as racially discriminatory legislation of the 1950s and 1960s marginalized black residents.

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Cosby Testimony Describes Accuser's Spiked Story

By Maryclaire Dale | Nov 27
Bill Cosby testified under oath in 2005 that he gave the National Enquirer an exclusive interview about looming sexual-assault accusations by a Canadian woman against him in exchange for the tabloid spiking a second accuser's story.

VIDEO: Biggest New Balloon Selection at Macy's Parade

Nov 27
New York's Thanksgiving parade is welcoming the biggest freshman class of giant balloons in its history.

Brawny Bearded Brewers Bare Nearly All For Charity

Nov 27
If hops make you hot, and you like your men like your beer - stout - these guys have just the thing for you.

Arkansas Clerk Ready for Order on Gay Marriage

Nov 27
A top official in Arkansas' most populous county said Wednesday that his office is prepared to issue licenses if same-sex marriage returns to the Bible Belt.

Anti-Gay Nevada Ex-Speaker Cleared in Wildlife Case

Nov 27
The Nevada lawmaker who recently gave up the speakership of the next state Assembly in an uproar over his comments about women, gays and minorities has been cleared of charges accusing him of illegal wildlife trapping.

OPEC Unity Tested By Low Prices, Oil Glut

By George Jahn | Nov 27
OPEC oil ministers meeting in Vienna on Thursday are in a bind. Prices are plunging - and in the short term, the cartel may not be able to do much about it.

Protesters Dwindle to Small Groups in Ferguson

By Tom Foreman Jr. and Alan Scherzagir | Nov 27
The throngs of protesters who overran Ferguson after the grand jury decision in the Michael Brown case dwindled to just a few small groups as people began cleaning up this battered community and seeking something closer to a normal routine.

"An AIDS Quilt Songbook: Sing for Hope" to Benefit amfAR

By Winnie McCroy | Nov 27
An all-star cast of 40 renowned singers and instrumentalists comes together on one CD to sing for hope and in the cause of supporting AIDS research.

Friends Outraged After Idaho Family Buries Trans Woman as a Man

By Jason St. Amand | Nov 27
Friends of a transgender woman from Idaho who suddenly died from a brain aneurysm in October are outraged after the woman's family held an open casket and buried her as a man.

AAHIVM Creates Institute for Hepatitis C

By Winnie McCroy | Nov 27
The American Academy of HIV Medicine (AAHIVM), the nation's leading HIV care provider organization, has announced the creation of the new AAHIVM Institute for Hepatitis C.

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