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Secret Service Agent Probed After Leaving Bullet in Woman's Hotel Room, Sources Say

A Secret Service officer is under investigation and has been removed from President Obama's detail following allegations of misconduct involving a …

Sandy Hook families launch 'cultural change' campaign on gun violence

A grassroots group involving several people who lost loved ones in the Newtown school shooting is launching a new campaign to address gun violence, reaching out to parents around the country after seeing its push for new federal legislation fall short in Washington.<p>The group, Sandy Hook Promise, …

Newark Considers What Life Will Be Like After Cory Booker

For years, Newark, N.J., had the reputation of being a crime-ridden, low-income city. Former Mayor Cory Booker helped change that perception.<p>Thursday, the Democrat was sworn in as a U.S. senator, and it's unclear what that means for the city's future.<p>While Booker brought attention — and funding — …

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GOP governor compares same-sex marriage to incest

<b>Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett (Associated Press)</b><p>Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett’s latest disapproval rating: 58 percent<p>Elias Isquith<p>October 4, 2013 1:50pm (UTC)<p>Tom Corbett, Republican governor of Pennsylvania, said on a Friday morning Harrisburg TV news show that a recent court filing from the state …

Italian lawmakers stage massive kiss-in for gay rights

<b>(Federica Daga via Twitter)</b><p>Dozens of lawmakers locked lips in support of a measure to prevent anti-LGBTQ discrimination<p>Katie McDonough<p>September 20, 2013 8:10pm (UTC)<p>Dozens of Italian lawmakers this week staged a massive "kiss-in" in support of a measure to prevent anti-LGBTQ discrimination, and …

LGBTQ activist may be first person convicted under Russia’s anti-gay law

<b>(Flickr Creative Commons)</b><p>Though not the first to be arrested, Dmitry Isakov could be the first person convicted under the law, lawyers say<p>Katie McDonough<p>September 1, 2013 9:06pm (UTC)<p>While he is not the first person to be charged under Russia's draconian law criminalizing the free expression of …

A Battle Over Gun Control in Colorado

Two state senators are vulnerable to recall after backing gun-control legislation. What’s that got to do with Michael Bloomberg? Ben Jacobs …

Low-income college students don’t have a prayer

Fixing loan rates isn’t enough. Government needs to improve how these students get enrolled in the first place<p>Asha M. Fereydouni<p>August 28, 2013 12:20pm (UTC)<p>President Obama recently signed a bipartisan bill that ties student loan interest rates to the financial markets, which allows this year’s …

Republicans push new plan to damage each other’s health

<b>(Reuters/Jonathan Ernst)</b><p>A new GOP measure would strip less well-off lawmakers of a key health benefit. And the thing is, it may well pass<p>Brian Beutler<p>August 28, 2013 12:30pm (UTC)<p>A piece of Republican legislation you've probably never heard of (perhaps because it doesn't yet exist) is a strong …

Swiss government to open drive-in sex booths

<b>(Peshkova via Shutterstock)</b><p>The “car-wash style” boxes are part of an effort to regulate prostitution and improve conditions for sex workers<p>Meritxell Mir<p>August 28, 2013 12:40pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on GlobalPost.<p>ZURICH, Switzerland — Drive-ins may not very popular in Europe, but a …

New Mexico's largest county issues marriage licenses to same-sex couples

More than 100 people were lined up in Albuquerque on Tuesday morning as the clerk in New Mexico's most populous county began issuing marriage licenses to gay and lesbian couples.<p>The clerk opened her office to the crowd at 8am, and a mass wedding was planned at noon in Albuquerque's Civic …

Female oil workers face gender discrimination

<b>A North Sea oil rig in Scotland, UK. (Wikimedia)</b><p>Although there’s been a huge increase in the number of female offshore workers, sexism is rampant in the field<p>Emine Saner<p>August 27, 2013 5:18pm (UTC)<p>The death of Sarah Darnley in the helicopter crash last Friday, in which three other oil workers died, …

Same-Sex Couples Still Barred From Equal Veterans Benefits, Secretary Says

Title 38 of the U.S. Code bars equal treatment for same-sex spouses — although lawsuits and legislation are pending that would change that. "We can't tolerate this type of discrimination," Sen. Jeanne Shaheen says, and Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki backs her bill to change the …