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Marine Suspect Guarded by US in Philippine Camp

INTERNATIONAL | By Jim Gomez | Oct 22
A U.S. Marine suspected in the gruesome killing of a transgender Filipino was flown Wednesday from his warship to the Philippine military's main camp, where he will continue to be guarded by fellow Marines.

Judge Upholds Puerto Rico's Gay Marriage Ban

INTERNATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Oct 22
A federal judge upheld Puerto Rico's ban on same-sex marriage Tuesday even though a number of federal judges around the U.S. found states' gay marriage bans unconstitutional.

Gay Pride Parade Arrestee Pleads to Tickets, Fined

PRIDE | By Joe Mandak | Oct 22
A woman who was punched in the side as she was arrested at Pittsburgh's gay pride parade pleaded guilty Wednesday to harassment citations after prosecutors dropped more serious charges that she assaulted the officer and a protester.

Catholic School Says 'No Way' to Ellen Page Film About Gays

RELIGION | By Winnie McCroy | Oct 22
Well, forget about being Christlike. A Catholic boys' school has come under fire after they refused to let the film "Freeheld" be filmed there, because stars Julianne Moore and Ellen Page play a lesbian couple.

Audio Surfaces of Potty-Mouthed Bristol Palin's Account of Drunken Brawl

POLITICS | By Bobby McGuire | Oct 22
An audio account of the Palin family drunken brawls shows that daughter Bristol is more comfortable with the "f-bomb" than the paso doble.

US Rep. Don Young Apologizes After Suicide Comment

NATIONAL | By Becky Bohrer | Oct 22
U.S. Rep. Don Young has apologized after telling students at a high school where a child recently committed suicide that people kill themselves when there's a lack of support from family and friends.

Canadian Soldier Shot at War Memorial

INTERNATIONAL | Oct 22
A gunman shot a Canadian soldier standing guard at the National War Memorial in Ottawa on Wednesday, then entered Parliament and shots rang out, police and witnesses said.

Nevada Issues 255 Gay Marriage Licenses in 1 Week

NATIONAL | By Kimberly Pierceall | Oct 22
Of the 2,344 couples who lined up at marriage license bureaus across the state in the seven days after courts put an end to the state's gay marriage ban, about 255 were same-sex couples.

GOP Leader: NC Officials can Refuse to Marry Gays

NATIONAL | Oct 22
A top North Carolina Republican said Tuesday that he will back a bill protecting state officials who refuse to issue marriage licenses or perform weddings for same-sex couples.

Cowboys Release Michael Sam From Practice Squad

SPORTS | Oct 22
The Dallas Cowboys have released Michael Sam from the practice squad, another setback as the NFL's first openly gay player tries to make an active roster during the regular season for the first time.