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Appeals Court Upholds Overturning Of Oklahoma Same-Sex-Marriage Ban

The ruling of the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver mirrors the same court's decision regarding a gay-marriage ban in Utah.

An 'Overhappy' Survivor, A Guarded Forecast: Reporting On Ebola

An Ebola survivor ran to the front of the room where community health workers were meeting in Sierra Leone. Everyone applauded. It was a moment of joy in a grim time.

At Mi Casa, Your Casa, Visitors Create Their Own Definition Of Home

What does home mean to you? That’s the question behind a new interactive exhibit at the High Museum in Atlanta. On the piazza, or open plaza, outside of the High a team of museum employees and volunteers bolted together the frames of what look like giant, red Monopoly houses without walls. The 40 structures make up the High Museum’s Mi Casa, Your Casa installation—the brain child of Mexican designers Hector Esrawe and Ignacio Cadena.

Soylent DIYers Sell Their Own Versions Of The Powdered Food

Soylent, the offbeat meal replacement company, has built an online community of more than 18,000 users. But some are impatient to get their orders, so they're making and selling it themselves.

What To Watch In Israel's Ground Invasion Of Gaza

Israel has unleashed repeated military offensives in the Gaza Strip but has never permanently suppressed Palestinian rocket fire. We look at what is, and isn't, different this time.

Head Scientist At CDC Weighs Costs Of Recent Lab Safety Breaches

The mishaps mean federal scientists need to "take a hard look" at all federal research on deadly pathogens and make sure, in each case, that the benefits justify risks, says Dr. Tom Frieden.

Drug Sentencing Guidelines Reduced For Current Prisoners

More than 46,000 inmates can petition for early release starting next year, unless Congress acts soon.

From Twitter: The News Unfolds Of The AIDS Figures On Flight MH17

A number of AIDS researchers, activists and officials were on Flight MH17, headed to the International AIDS Conference when the plane was shot out of the sky. Here's how Twitter spread the news.

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