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European Court Opens Hearing on Recognizing Same-Sex Unions

European Court Opens Hearing on Recognizing Same-Sex Unions

Nov 21
The European Court of Justice on Tuesday opened a hearing on the recognition of same-sex marriages in European Union countries where they aren't legal.

Council of Europe Criticizes Turkish Ban on LGBTI Events

Council of Europe Criticizes Turkish Ban on LGBTI Events

Nov 21
Europe's top human rights body is calling on Turkey's capital city to reverse its decision to ban all events by lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex rights groups.

Account of AIDS Crisis Wins Lucrative UK Nonfiction Prize

Account of AIDS Crisis Wins Lucrative UK Nonfiction Prize

Nov 21
American author David France won Britain's leading nonfiction literary award on Thursday with a book about the activists who fought the AIDS crisis in the 1980s and 90s.

White House: Trump, Putin Set to Speak Tuesday

White House: Trump, Putin Set to Speak Tuesday

Nov 21
The White House says President Donald Trump plans to speak with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday.

Before  Elephants, Trump Admin Loosened Limits on Lion Trophies

Before Elephants, Trump Admin Loosened Limits on Lion Trophies

By Michael Bieseckler | Nov 20
One month before the Trump administration sparked outrage by reversing a ban on trophies from threatened African elephants, federal officials quietly loosened restrictions on the importation of heads and hides of lions shot for sport.

Global Surveys of Intersex & Trans Groups Show Funding Gap

Global Surveys of Intersex & Trans Groups Show Funding Gap

Nov 20
Two new reports show that across the globe, transgender and intersex groups are just not receiving enough funding to thrive.

Council of Europe Criticizes Turkish Ban on LGBTI Events

Council of Europe Criticizes Turkish Ban on LGBTI Events

Nov 20
Europe's top human rights body is calling on Turkey's capital city to reverse its decision to ban all events by lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex rights groups.

Trump Says US Will Declare North Korea a State Sponsor of Terrorism

Trump Says US Will Declare North Korea a State Sponsor of Terrorism

By Catherine Lucey and Zeke Miller | Nov 20
President Donald Trump announced Monday that the U.S. will designate North Korea as a state sponsor of terror amid heightened nuclear tensions on the Korean peninsula.

Watch: Anti-Gay Aussie Pol Says Marriage Bill Shouldn't Pass Until Fatal Crocodile Attacks End

Watch: Anti-Gay Aussie Pol Says Marriage Bill Shouldn't Pass Until Fatal Crocodile Attacks End

Nov 20
Meet Australia's answer to Roy Moore.

Nebraska to Build Wind Farm to Power Facebook Data Center

Nebraska to Build Wind Farm to Power Facebook Data Center

Nov 20
Utility officials say a new wind farm being built in northeastern Nebraska will provide 200 megawatts of power to a planned Facebook data center.

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