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Mississippi Ruling: Gays Treated As 'Lesser'

| Thursday Nov 27, 2014
In overturning Mississippi's ban on same-sex marriage, a federal judge says state law treats homosexuals like second-class citizens, much as racially discriminatory legislation of the 1950s and 1960s marginalized black residents.

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VIDEO: Biggest New Balloon Selection at Macy's Parade

| Nov 27
New York's Thanksgiving parade is welcoming the biggest freshman class of giant balloons in its history.

Brawny Bearded Brewers Bare Nearly All For Charity

| Nov 27
If hops make you hot, and you like your men like your beer - stout - these guys have just the thing for you.

Arkansas Clerk Ready for Order on Gay Marriage

| Nov 27
A top official in Arkansas' most populous county said Wednesday that his office is prepared to issue licenses if same-sex marriage returns to the Bible Belt.

OPEC Unity Tested By Low Prices, Oil Glut

| By George Jahn | Nov 27
OPEC oil ministers meeting in Vienna on Thursday are in a bind. Prices are plunging - and in the short term, the cartel may not be able to do much about it.

Protesters Dwindle to Small Groups in Ferguson

| By Tom Foreman Jr. and Alan Scherzagir | Nov 27
The throngs of protesters who overran Ferguson after the grand jury decision in the Michael Brown case dwindled to just a few small groups as people began cleaning up this battered community and seeking something closer to a normal routine.

"An AIDS Quilt Songbook: Sing for Hope" to Benefit amfAR

| By Winnie McCroy | Nov 27
An all-star cast of 40 renowned singers and instrumentalists comes together on one CD to sing for hope and in the cause of supporting AIDS research.

AAHIVM Creates Institute for Hepatitis C

| By Winnie McCroy | Nov 27
The American Academy of HIV Medicine (AAHIVM), the nation's leading HIV care provider organization, has announced the creation of the new AAHIVM Institute for Hepatitis C.

Gay Groups Outraged By Lack of Indictment for Ferguson Shooting

| By Winnie McCroy | Nov 27
As soon as the St. Louis grand jury released their decision not to charge police officer Darren Wilson for the shooting of Michael Brown gay groups responded with incredulous outrage, condemning the decision.

Arkansas, Mississippi Gay Marriage Bans Overturned

| By Andrew DeMillo and Emily Wagster Pettus | Nov 26
Arkansas and Mississippi became the latest two states Tuesday to have their gay marriage bans overturned by federal judges, but there are no rushes to the altar as both orders are on hold so the states can consider appeals.

Ginsburg Gets Heart Stent to Clear Artery Clog

| By Sam Hananel | Nov 26
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg had a heart stent implanted Wednesday to clear a blocked coronary artery, court officials said.

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