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A lesbian couple launched a landmark bid recently to win legal recognition for same-sex partners in Serbia, saying they wanted to step out and stand up for LGBT+ rights in the Balkans. It is the … more
Police used tear gas to disperse hundreds of people at a banned gay pride march in Istanbul. Activists had gathered to promote rights for gay and transgender people. They had hoped the ban would be … more
In a landmark move, North Macedonia hosted its first ever Gay Pride Parade, with cabinet members and foreign diplomats joining LGBT activists in Skopje reports. Priests from various denominations … more
“My work involves engaging people in the lessons learned from the Holocaust,” Lillian Rappaport, 68, tells Central Voice. She is the daughter of Holocaust survivors. Polish Jews sent … more
Scores of LGBT+ refugees are in desperate need of emergency shelter after facing homophobic threats, violence and eviction warnings from community members in a Nairobi slum, the refugees and human … more
With rodeo fans from 16 states and Quebec, several hundred people gathered June 22-24 in the Capitol Region for the 2nd Annual Keystone State Charity Rodeo. Adam Romanik, president and founder of the … more
Two weeks before Hurricane Harvey struck, monsoon rains swamped Bangladesh, India and Nepal. Aid groups are struggling to deal with both disasters. more
Some Navajo are trying to bring back their traditional food culture, including drinking Navajo "tea." It's brewed with a plant called greenthread that thrives in the mid-summer heat of the Southwest. more
As the nation's opioid abuse problem soars, so do health problems associated with drug use like hepatitis C, which is placing a major burden on Alaska's Medicaid program. more
The blood thinner warfarin, which prevents blood clots, owes its existence to some cows who got very sick after eating the wrong hay. That and a chemist who spent years trying to figure out why. more
The U.S.-based environmental activist group says it will not send ships because Japan has improved technology to avoid the vessels and has toughened its anti-terrorism laws. more
Some people in Japan woke with unease to a text saying "seek shelter," while in South Korea the response was defiant. And in the U.S., President Trump said Pyongyang's message landed "loud and clear." more
"We did all that we could, but it would never have been enough," Kristin Massey wrote on Tuesday. She added, "I encourage everyone to continue to give manpower wherever they can." more
On Tuesday morning, a rain gauge southeast of Houston reported 49.32 inches — breaking a national record that was set by cyclone Amelia in 1978, the National Weather Service says. more
Houston remains in rescue mode as Tropical Storm Harvey continues to dump water on the flooded region. About 5,500 people have been brought to emergency shelters in the city, the mayor said Monday. more
The popular elite runner was found dead in an apartment complex's pool in the Phoenix area. Torrence ran in last year's Summer Olympics and had been training for more races. more
One year ago, then-candidate Trump laid out a 10-point plan to fight illegal immigration, including building a wall and suspending visas for some travelers. Here's a look at what he's done so far. more
A commuter train smashed into an unoccupied train car at the 69th Street Terminal station, 10 miles west of the city. Officials say none of the injuries was life-threatening. more
For reaction to Trump's Afghan strategy plan, Ailsa Chang talks to Rep. Jim Banks, a Republican from Indiana, who also served in Afghanistan. Banks sits on the House Armed Services Committee. more
David Greene talks to Michèle Flournoy, who served as undersecretary of defense for policy under President Obama, for reaction to President Trump's strategy for the war in Afghanistan. more
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