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For 2 Same-Sex Newlyweds, Path To Matrimony Wove Through High Court

Two of the plaintiffs in the landmark same-sex marriage Supreme Court case got married Saturday. But April DeBoer and Jayne Rowse's road to the high court was almost accidental.
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As Traffic Clots The Skyways, Officials Seek Ways To Cope With Drones

Reports of close calls between airplanes and drones is on the rise. Michael Huerta, the head of the Federal Aviation Administration, explains how they plan to handle the situation.
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Americans, Briton Who Thwarted Train Attack Receive French Medal

The three Americans and a British man who took down a heavily armed man on a passenger train speeding through Belgium have received France's top honor.
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In South Carolina, Sanders Discusses Race, Courts Black Voters

Sen. Bernie Sanders, who's seeking the Democratic presidential nomination, drew big crowds again this weekend, but they may not be the right kind of crowd if he hopes to win South Carolina's primary.
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Tony Gleaton: Photographing The African Story Across The Americas

Tony Gleaton left a budding career in fashion photography to travel across continents, taking pictures of landscapes and people of the Americas that had special meaning for the African diaspora.
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Ravages Of Heroin Addiction Haunt Friends, Families And Whole Towns

Deaths from heroin nearly tripled between 2010 and 2013, and demand for the drug isn't dropping. Towns across the U.S. are grappling with the deadly epidemic — including a once-idyllic town in Ohio.
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Ben Lecomte Swam Across The Atlantic; Next He Tries The Pacific

In 1998, Ben Lecomte swam across the Atlantic Ocean. The 47-year-old athlete is planning another historic plunge — this time swimming across the ocean on the other side of the country.
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How Solitary Confinement Became Hardwired In U.S. Prisons

Early experiments in isolating inmates took place at a Philadelphia prison in the 1800s. Though discredited as cruel, the practice was later revived nationwide during the drug war.
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New York City Struggles To Keep Up With High Homeless Numbers

The number of people sleeping in New York's shelters has been slow to fall after hitting a record high of 59,000 last year. Advocates for the homeless say more New Yorkers are living on the streets.
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If These Bones Could Talk: The Stories Human Skeletons Can Tell

When human remains turn up at the bottom of the lake or in the trunk of a car, often its the bones that hold the answer. One of the best places to learn to read these clues is in Tennessee.

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