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John Nash, Wife, 'A Beautiful Mind' Inspiration, Die in NJ

By Bruce Shipkowski | May 24
The Nobel Prize-winning mathematician whose struggle with schizophrenia was chronicled in the 2001 movie "A Beautiful Mind" has died in a car crash along with his wife in New Jersey. John Forbes Nash Jr. was 86.

Mormon LGBT Group's Bid to Join Parades Denied

May 24
For the second straight year, organizers of two of Utah's most popular parades have rejected a Mormon LGBT group's request to participate.

Naked Man Rescued After Getting Stuck on Florida Drawbridge

May 23
Firefighters in Florida have rescued a naked man trapped on a raised drawbridge.

After Break, Senate to Reconsider Patriot Act Extension

By Ken Dilanian | May 23
Unable to end a struggle over how to deal with government surveillance programs, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell scheduled a last-minute session to consider retaining the National Security Agency's bulk collection of domestic phone records.

TLC Nixes '19 Kids and Counting' From Schedule After Duggar Admits to Molestation Claims

By EDGE | May 23
Network officials from TLC have pulled "19 Kids and Counting" from its schedule after the reality show's star Josh Duggar admitted that he molested several underage girls, including his sisters, 12 years ago.

Sabra Hummus Commercial Features Same-Sex Couple

By Jason St. Amand | May 22
In a move that is sure to upset One Million Moms, Sabra Hummus showed support for the LGBT community by including a real-life same-sex couple in their latest ad.

Elderly Gay Couple Vacate Ersatz Adoption to Marry: Right Wingers Freak Out

By EDGE | May 22
A Pennsylvania gay couple in their 70s who legally became father and son to protect inheritance rights, had their adoption decree vacated so they could legally marry. The right wing calls this incest.

Finding California Oil Spill's Cause Could Take Months

By Brain Melley | May 22
The operator of a broken oil pipeline that fouled a California shoreline says it could be weeks or even months before investigators are able to determine what caused the break and subsequent spill.

Appeals Court Delays Transgender California Inmate's Surgery

By Don Thompson | May 22
A federal appeals court delayed sex reassignment surgery for a transgender prison inmate in California on Thursday, hours after a state panel recommended that she be paroled.

Judge: Gay Couples Across Alabama Have Right to Marry

May 22
A federal judge has ruled that gays and lesbians have the right to marry in all Alabama counties, but placed her decision on hold until the U.S. Supreme Court issues a ruling on same-sex marriage.

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