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Same-sex marriage

CNN: Politics - Wed, 06/25/2014 - 1:49pm
Here's some background information about same-sex marriage in the United States and worldwide.
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Gay marriage battle hinged on a great love story

CNN: Politics - Wed, 06/25/2014 - 1:48pm
Roberta Kaplan, who successfully argued the Supreme Court case against DOMA on behalf of Edie Windsor, said her strategy was to concentrate on telling Edie and Thea's great love story.
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Palestinian Prisoners Halt Mass Hunger Strike

MSNBC: Top Stories - Wed, 06/25/2014 - 1:46pm
Palestinians on hunger strike ended their protest against detention without trial after winning limited concessions from Israel.






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Gold Futures Mark Sixth Straight Session Gain

FOX News: Business - Wed, 06/25/2014 - 1:42pm
Gold futures settled higher on Wednesday to mark their sixth session gain in a row.
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Russia's senate revokes Putin's power to use military in Ukraine

CNN: World - Wed, 06/25/2014 - 1:38pm
Russia's upper house of parliament voted Wednesday to revoke the right of President Vladimir Putin to use Russian troops in Ukraine, as efforts to calm a separatist uprising in Ukraine's east continue.
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Watch Live: Briefing On Utah Same Sex Ban Ruling

MSNBC: U.S. news - Wed, 06/25/2014 - 1:38pm
News conference to discuss a court's ruling that Utah's ban on the freedom to marry for same sex couples violates the U.S. Constitution.






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One Ship, 1 Million Pounds of Syrian Chemical Weapons

MSNBC: Top Stories - Wed, 06/25/2014 - 1:38pm
The painstaking process of destroying Syria's giant chemical weapons stash is set to take place next week with U.S. vessel MV Cape Ray playing a key role in the delicate mission.






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Sandusky may get pension in prison

CNN: Top Stories - Wed, 06/25/2014 - 1:35pm
A Pennsylvania official recommended that Jerry Sandusky keep his pension while he is in prison.
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Dems help GOPer win

CNN: Politics - Wed, 06/25/2014 - 1:35pm
John King, Nia-Malika Henderson and Peter Hamby analyze how Cochran won over his Tea Party challenger in the MS primary.
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Lawmakers, feds debate surge of immigrant kids

CNN: Politics - Wed, 06/25/2014 - 1:31pm
They are the latest political pawns in a partisan battle over U.S. immigration: Thousands of children who have risked their lives fleeing poverty and violence in Central America seeking "permisos" or a pass to stay in America.
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U.S. Economy Seen Bouncing Back This Year

MSNBC: Business - Wed, 06/25/2014 - 1:29pm
Economists expect the economy to bounce back in the second half of the year after first-quarter GDP was revised to a decline of 2.9 percent.






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Google Shows Off New Look For Android

MSNBC: Top Stories - Wed, 06/25/2014 - 1:28pm
Google unveiled a new design for Android inspired by the look of layers of paper — and this picture of Gmail before and after is striking.






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Google Shows Off New Look For Android

MSNBC: Tech & science - Wed, 06/25/2014 - 1:28pm
Google unveiled a new design for Android inspired by the look of layers of paper — and this picture of Gmail before and after is striking.






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Black Bears Embark on Cross-Country Road Trip

MSNBC: U.S. news - Wed, 06/25/2014 - 1:25pm
After spending seven years at a zoo in Greenwich, New York six black bears move across the country to a facility in Colorado. WNYT’s Abigail Bleck reports.






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Federal Appeals Court Strikes Down Utah's Gay Marriage Ban

MSNBC: U.S. news - Wed, 06/25/2014 - 1:24pm
For the first time, a federal appeals court has struck down a state's ban on same-sex marriage.






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Cops Need Warrant to Search Cellphones, Court Rules

MSNBC: Top Stories - Wed, 06/25/2014 - 1:21pm
The Court does not even permit warrantless searches that are related to the reasons for an arrest.






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