Ohio Couple Granted Temporary Order by Federal Judge in Case Challenging State Ban on Gay Marriage

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Josh Israel believes this ruling “may mark the beginning of the end for the Buckeye State’s marriage inequality amendment.”

Man Swims 5 Hours to Save Family Clinging to Capsized Boat

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John Riggs can’t explain how he did it, but did say his only thoughts were of saving his family.

Supreme Court Rules DNA Can Be Taken From Arrestees Without a Warrant

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On Monday, the Supreme Court ruled it was legal for a DNA swab to be taken from anyone arrested for a serious crime.

How Letters From Strangers Saved a Teen’s Life (VIDEO)

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“I just felt like everything was worthless,” said Noah. “My life was terrible. I had no one.”

Maryland Repeals Death Penalty

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After a 5 year fight, Maryland lawmakers vote to abolish the death penalty.

Black Male Teachers Aren’t the Only Answer

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National percentages of black male teachers and administrators are extremely low. Explore common problems and common sense solutions regarding poor performance of black boys in American schools.

Maryland Death Penalty May Face Repeal

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Maryland has what some have called “the most restrictive” death penalty laws in the Nation among the states that allow it, but for many that is still not good enough.

Tour Company Bans All Marriage Rather Than Recognize Gay Marriage

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Matt Grubbs is quitting the wedding game altogether to avoid same-sex clients, and he’s doing it legally.

The Wedding Cake Topper

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Bill and Kelly’s community made sure their family enjoyed every benefit of marriage, starting with a wedding.

15 Great Foods For Tailgating and Watching Sports

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Games go better with good food.

The Obama Effect and Same-Sex Marriage Equality

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What are the biggest factors causing Black voters to support same-sex marriage?

Vikings’ Chris Kluwe Kicks Serious Verbal Ass—And You Should Too

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Joanna Schroeder gives a standing ovation to Vikings punter Chris Kluwe for his impassioned open letter about marriage equality, and insists that if we aren’t all doing the same, we’re participating in oppression.

Boys, Men, and Suicide

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Although 80% of completed suicides are by males, there are no national programs specifically aimed at men or boys. Tom Golden wants to change that.

Maryland Police Thwart Attack by Heavily Armed “Joker”

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Law Enforcement officials thwart another major attack by a heavily armed gunman.

Open Thread: If You Won The $656 Mega-Millions, Would You Return to Work?

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Two of the anonymous winners from Maryland are reportedly returning to their normal day jobs in order to keep their jackpots a secret. (Seems to us that as soon as the 100″ flat screens arrive, the neighbors might get a tad suspicious, but…)

What would you do? Who would you tell?

“An unpublished recollection of my short football career.”

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This comment was by Tom Matlack, on Jamie Reidy’s post Bad Sports: NFL’s Saints Pay for Pain