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Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

What if High Court Rejects Gay Marriage Cases?

Oct 1
Same-sex couples in 11 more states would win the right to marry, but the issue would remain unsettled nationwide if the Supreme Court were to surprise everyone and decline to take up gay marriage right now.

Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron

UK Leader Promises Tax Cuts, EU Battle

By Jill Lawless | Oct 1
Squeezed between insurgent anti-Europeans, a skittish party and suspicious voters, Britain's prime minister promised a tough stance on the EU and tax cuts for millions in a bid to bolster support for his Conservative Party before a national election.

HIV Orgs Challenge Insurer Restrictions to HCV Treatment

By EDGE | Oct 1
The American Academy of HIV Medicine and the HIV Medicine Association are challenging new health plan cost control policies barring many qualified HIV care providers from prescribing meds that treat hepatitis C.

Director of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Dr. Tom Frieden

Ebola Case Stokes Concerns for Liberians in Texas

By David Warren and Lauran Neergard | Oct 1
The first case of Ebola diagnosed in the U.S. has been confirmed in a man who recently traveled from Liberia to Dallas, sending chills through the area's West African community whose leaders urged caution to prevent spreading the virus.

Marina Silva, presidential candidate for the Brazilian Socialist Party

Fight For Growing Pentecostal Vote in Brazil

Oct 1
Brazil's rapid religious transformation is reverberating through the country's tight presidential race, where abortion and gay marriage have emerged as hot-button issues and Pentecostal televangelists are political power brokers.

In this Aug. 23, 2014 file photo, actress Lena Dunham arrives at Variety and Women in Film's pre-Emmy celebration in West Hollywood, Calif.

Lena Dunham :: Candid As Always

By Alicia Rancilio | Sep 30
With her new book and promotional tour, Lena Dunham continues to be the voice of millennials. And as outspoken as ever.

Michael Phelps

Olympian Michael Phelps Arrested on DUI Charge

SPORTS | By Juliet Linderman | Sep 30
Police arrested Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps on a DUI charge early Tuesday, and officials say he was speeding and failed field sobriety tests when officers pulled him over.

Melissa Klein

Video: Boo Hoo's From Bigoted Baker at Value Voter Summit

SPORTS | By EDGE | Sep 30
The dais at the Value Voter Summit last weekend was the stage for crocodile tears when Melissa Klein, the bigoted baker from Oregon who told her tale of how she is being persecuted for protecting her First Amendment right to discriminate against gays.

Jamie Jarvis (left) and Meg Taylor (right)

Same-Sex Couple Attacked While Riding Bikes in Calif.

CRIME | By Jason St. Amand | Sep 30
A same-sex couple was attacked in Long Beach, Calif., Saturday evening while riding their bicycles home.

Kevin J. Harrigan

PA: 3 Charged in Gay Beating Have December Hearing

CRIME | Sep 30
Three young adults charged with beating a gay couple in Philadelphia are due in court Dec. 16 for a preliminary hearing.