CREDIT: AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato, File Using an unusual concoction of drugs this afternoon, Arizona attempted to execute a man on death row.
CREDIT: Shutterstock/marekuliasz On Wednesday, U.S. District Judge Raymond P. Moore, an Obama appointee, issued a ruling declaring that Colorado’s ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional.
Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) accused advocates of same-sex marriage of intolerance during a speech at Catholic University on Wednesday afternoon and reiterated his support for marriage between one man and one woman.
Healthcare workers from Doctors Without Borders prepare isolation and treatment areas for their Ebola operations in Guinea CREDIT: AP Photo/Kjell Gunnar Beraas, MSF The world is in the midst of the worst Ebola outbreak in history, as the deadly virus has claimed more than 600 lives in three African countries and continues to overwhelm the medical staff tasked with containing its spread.
CREDIT: AP Photo/Brennan Linsley Oregonians will vote on a ballot initiative this fall on whether to legalize and regulate recreational marijuana.
An aerial view of a mining site for Canadian tar sands in Alberta, Canada. CREDIT: Josh Burstein/NextGen Climate Action Twenty-one activists in Utah were arrested Monday after they chained themselves to fences and equipment at a site planned to become the first to mine tar sands in the United States.
Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) CREDIT: AP Photo/Molly Riley The Federal Aviation Administration on Wednesday for the second day in a row warned airlines against flying into Israel’s only international airport due to security concerns.
Iceberg surrounded by sea ice in Antarctica CREDIT: Eva Nowatzki, distributed via imaggeo.egu.eu A new study finds that the change in the trend of Antarctic sea ice growth over time is “not as extreme as the published literature indicates,” as one coauthor put it.
A thunderstorm with heavy rains approaches downtown Chicago, Monday, June 24, 2013. CREDIT: AP Photo / Scott Eisen Add sewage in homes and maggot infestations to the list of what climate change can bring to American life.
An injector pen that contains approximately a week’s worth of HGH doses CREDIT: AP Photo/M. Spencer Green Use of human growth hormones (HGH) among U.S.
Palestinians inspect the home of Ziad Awad after its destruction CREDIT: AP Photo/Majdi Mohammed Amid its latest bid to end the threat that Hamas and its affiliates pose to Israeli civilians, Israel has resumed a long-dormant policy of demolishing the homes of militants’ family members as a method of deterrence, one that has drawn widespread international condemnation in the past.
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., center, speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Feb.
CREDIT: Shutterstock A year ago this month, Texas approved a package of harsh restrictions that impose new requirements on abortion clinics, restrict the use of the abortion pill, and ban abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy.
Monica McBride, mother of Renisha McBride, at a news conference in late November. Monica is testifying this week as her daughter’s killer faces murder charges for shooting Monica outside his home.
CREDIT: AP Michael Sam, the St. Louis Rams defensive end who is trying to become the first openly gay player in NFL history, was back in the news this week thanks to nothing of his own doing.
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CREDIT: Hice for Congress Facebook page Republicans in Georgia’s 10th Congressional District voted in Tuesday’s runoff election to nominate Baptist pastor and right-wing radio show host Jody B.
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CREDIT: Shutterstock Women and people of color in executive positions who push to make more diverse hires and promotions get penalized on their performance reviews, according to a new study from researchers at the University of Colorado.
In this May 10, 2012 file photo, Dr. Lisa Sterman holds up a Truvada pill CREDIT: AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File Giving gay men a daily pill to prevent HIV transmission doesn’t lead them to take fewer safety precautions when they engage in sexual activity, according to the results from a large new study published in the Lancet.