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WATCH: Michael Sam, Boyfriend React To Draft Pick

After Sam was drafted by the Rams, he celebrated by kissing his boyfriend. Sam will become the first openly gay player in the NFL.
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Facebook Gun Clubs Buy, Sell, Trade, And Cause A Stir

Facebook recently announced that it will continue to allow users to advertise guns in posts. That's good news for members of Facebook gun clubs, though gun control advocates aren't so gung-ho.
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On Income Inequality: A French Economist Vs. An American Capitalist

Thomas Piketty says governments must impose heavy taxes to break up concentrations of wealth. Edward Conard says governments should cut taxes to encourage wealthy people to pursue even bigger profits.
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Rams Pick Michael Sam, First Openly Gay Player Drafted In NFL

In the seventh round of the NFL draft, the St. Louis Rams have picked Michael Sam, paving the way for him to be the first openly gay player in the league.
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Descendants Of Chinese Laborers Reclaim Railroad's History

America's first transcontinental railroad was completed with a golden spike 145 years ago. Thousands of Chinese workers helped build it, but their faces were left out of photos from that historic day.
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Florida Rabble-Rouser Seeks To Open Civic Meeting With Satanist Prayer

The Supreme Court recently reaffirmed the constitutionality of saying secular prayers before government meetings. Chaz Stevens is testing the court's opinion in Deerfield Beach.
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Easy On The Ears: GOP Ads Adapt To Reach Women Voters

Republicans are using fewer facts and more emotion in campaign advertising in an effort to connect with women's hearts, and their votes. But for every rule, there is at least one exception.
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The Catchy Songs Of Eurovision Transcend Europe's Divided Politics

Eurovision: Love it, hate it, or have no idea what we're talking about? With tensions high in Ukraine, Russian performers are facing the music at the kitschy singing contest.
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Neurosurgeons Express Their Medical Challenges Through Art

Craniotomy in G Sharp is one of the works on display at a San Francisco exhibit of art by neurosurgeons. Its creator says her work often begins with a scalpel and ends with a paint brush.
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On Eve Of Referendum, Many Fear For Ukrainian Economy

Sunday's referendum in eastern Ukraine comes as fierce battles are waged in the port city of Mariupol. A vote for independence may calm tensions, but it might also bankrupt the economy.

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