Andrew Waymire

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Gays in Baton Rouge arrested under invalid sodomy law | Steve Rothaus' Gay South Florida

<b>ASSOCIATED PRESS</b><p>BATON ROUGE, La. -- An East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office task force has arrested at least 12 men since 2011 under a sodomy law …

Russian paratroopers attack lone LGBT activist for protesting anti-gay law

Krill Kalugin was attacked for holding a rainbow banner that read, “This is propagating tolerance”<p>A lone gay rights activist was assaulted by a group of former Russian paratroopers in St. Petersburg on Friday. Why? Because he was holding a rainbow banner that read: "This is propagating …

8 Wallet-Friendly Getaways

How Meditation Works

Mindfulness meditation is having a moment in the West, and with it some compelling reasons to understand and try it.<p>NicoleAbalde/Flickr<p><i>Mindfulness meditation</i>. Chances are that you've either heard or seen (or rolled your eyes at) these words in recent months, as studies, celebrity endorsements, and …

America the Beautiful: 50 States in 50 Photos

At 3.79 million square miles (9.83 million km2) and approximately 315 million people, the United States is the third largest country by land area and …

National Parks

Texas abortion bill fails to pass after epic filibuster - U.S. News

Sen. Wendy Davis, D-Fort Worth, left, reacts as time expires following her lengthy filibuster.<p>By Ian Johnston, M. Alex Johnson and Mark Stevenson, NBC News<p>A bill that opponents claimed would virtually ban abortion in Texas failed to pass late Tuesday after lawmakers missed a deadline by just …

How elite universities are killing the American dream

The American Dream isn’t dead. It’s just moved to Denmark.<p>Now, we like to think of ourselves as a classless society, but it isn’t true today. As the Brookings Institution has pointed out, America has turned into a place Horatio Alger would scarcely recognize: we have more inequality and less …

Income Inequality