Rebecca Rendon

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The Week in Review: Supreme Court Rules on Marriage Equality

Today, the United States Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage in an historic 5-4 ruling. The decision was quickly celebrated by gay rights advocates across the country, as well as President Obama, who extended his congratulations and support in a phone call on live television.<p>Along with heads …

LGBTQI

A probe zooming to Pluto just sent home a mesmerizing timelapse gif

Looking good, Pluto.<p>NASA's New Horizons probe is starting to get a clearer view of the dwarf planet and its five moons as it speeds through space …

5 Topics For…Glastonbury Festival

The Foo Fighters may no longer be on the bill, but that didn’t stop up to 200,000 revelers from pitching their tents when the gates to Glastonbury festival opened on Wednesday. As always, the weather is unpredictable, but festival goers are set to enjoy an eclectic mix of holistic therapy, poetry, …

Festivals

White House Hosts Girl Scouts Campout

Childhood Obesity

Teen Girl Dies After Not Going to the Bathroom for 8 Weeks

Emily Titterington reportedly suffered from a phobia of toilets.<p><i>The Independent</i> reports a medical inquest revealed a16-year-old girl from Cornwall, England, died after spending eight weeks without making a bowel movement.<p>Emily Titterington collapsed at her home on Feb. 8, 2013, from a heart attack …

Crime

A Photographer’s Girlfriend Leads Him One Last Time

Since 2011, photographer Murad Osmann has been shooting a hugely popular series of photos titled “Follow Me” showing his significant other leading …

Nicholas Winton, who saved hundreds of children from Holocaust, dies at 106

<b>London (CNN) —</b> For decades, Sir Nicholas Winton hardly spoke of what he'd done.<p>But when Winton died at the age of 106, Britain's prime minister said that his actions were something the world should always remember.<p>"The world has lost a great man," Prime Minister David Cameron tweeted Wednesday. "We …

Pop Culture

See How One Artist Turns Fruits and Veggies Into Beautiful Junk Food

As kids, we were scolded for playing with our food more times than we can count. But our parents might have been more forgiving had our meals turned …

This Kindergarten Is Actually Asking Parents to Report if Their Child Was Born Via C-Section or Vaginal Birth

One mom calls the question "absurdly inappropriate."<p>When your child first starts school, you're inevitably going to have to fill out a mountain of forms. But one mom thought her son's kindergarten went too far with one specific question.<p>Cara Paiuk, writing on <i>The New York Times</i>' Motherlode blog, …

Testicle-munching fish species found in US lake

The pacu is native to the Amazon, but one was caught this week in New Jersey<p>A species of fish best-known for attacking human testicles has apparently invaded America.<p>A father and son were fishing in New Jersey when they got a bite from an unfamiliar fish with a startling array of near-human teeth. …

New Jersey

Unprecedented wave of shark attacks causes terror in North Carolina

Seven people have been bitten since June but wildlife experts say it is down to several different sharks and is not "a Jaws situation"<p>A seventh person in <b>North Carolina</b> has been bitten by sharks in what is becoming an unprecedented wave of attacks on tourist beaches.<p>The 68-year-old man was flown to …

North Carolina