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High Court Blocks Same-Sex Unions in Virginia

Aug 20
Same-sex couples will have to wait longer to begin marrying in Virginia after the U.S. Supreme Court agreed Wednesday to delay an appeals court ruling striking down the state's gay marriage ban.

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US Judge Strikes Down Florida Gay Marriage Ban

NATIONAL | By Curt Anderson | Aug 21
A federal judge on Thursday declared Florida's ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional, joining judges across the country who have sided with gay couples wishing to tie the knot.

Relay for Life on the Runway: Benefiting The American Cancer Society

LOCAL | By Mike Halterman | Aug 16
The American Cancer Society will be hosting a Relay for Life event on Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport's new runway (airport located at 100 Aviation Blvd., Fort Lauderdale) on Saturday, August 23 starting at 5 p.m.

Dr. Howard Scheiner, MD/AAHIVS

Ask the Doc: Single Pill HIV Regimens

AIDS | By Howard L. Scheiner, MD/AAHIVS | Aug 22
In this edition of Ask the Doc, Dr. Howard Scheiner answers questions about single-pill regimens verses three-pills cocktails including a protease inhibitor.

Manchester gayborhood Canal Street

Police Arrest Five in Anti-Gay Attack Before Manchester Pride

INTERNATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Aug 21
The police have arrested five people in an alleged hate crime on Canal Street that happened days before Manchester Pride, one of the biggest gay events in the UK.

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Joanie Pelzer poses with her dog Hubbell, a Chihuahua, in New York.

Pet-Friendly Dating Sites Match People and Pooches

CULTURE | By Sue Manning | Aug 22
On these dating sites, a passion for pets will help you find more than just puppy love. Sites like PetsDating.com and YouMustLoveDogsDating.com have found a new niche as singles flock to computers and smartphones to find relationships.

Ryu-Hee Kim, "Seasons in the Rice Field."

CraftTexas 2014 Arrives in Houston

FINE ARTS | By EDGE | Aug 22
This fall, Houston Center for Contemporary Craft (HCCC) presents "CraftTexas 2014," the eighth in a series of biennial juried exhibitions showcasing the best in Texas-made contemporary craft.

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Anti-Cancer Drug Attacks Hidden HIV Reservoirs

By Winnie McCroy | Aug 6
A pilot study by HIV researchers from Aarhus University and Aarhus University Hospital in Denmark has shown that an anti-cancer drug can activate hidden HIV.…
Franklin Street in Uptown Oakland was packed at the 2012 Oakland Pride festival; this year's event will include a parade

Oakland Pride to Have Inaugural Parade

By Sean Piverger | Sunday Aug 17, 2014
The fifth incarnation of Oakland Pride is coming up later this month and, to mark the occasion, there will be a parade.

Thomas Evans

For Thomas Evans, the devastation of HIV/AIDS literally hits home. The Mt. Kisco, N.Y., native may himself be HIV-negative but the impact of the AIDS epidemic really hit him in 1992, when he lost his father to AIDS-related complications.

Smoking is Even Worse For HIV-Positive People

By Sasha Razumikhin | Jul 24
Smoking is bad. But it can be worse, especially if you're HIV-positive - and the CDC wants you to know it.

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Poachers Push African Elephants to Brink of Extinction

Aug 22
A new study predicts the African elephant may be extinct within 100 years. Poachers get rich my selling their tusks - a trade that's killing elephants by the tens of thousands. Holly Williams reports.

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Police: Woman Left Baby in Car while Shopping

AUTO NEWS | Aug 21
Officials say a Florida mother faces child neglect charges after leaving her 1-year-old daughter in the car while she shopped in grocery and liquor stores. Police were called by someone who saw the child alone inside the parked vehicle.

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Dr. Kent Brantly and his wife, Amber.

Aid Group: US Doctor Who Had Ebola Has Recovered

HEALTH | By Jeff Martin | Aug 21
At least one of the two American aid workers who were infected with the deadly Ebola virus in Africa has recovered and was to be discharged Thursday from an Atlanta hospital, a spokeswoman for the aid group he was working for said.

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