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Wisconsin DOJ Didn't Track Gay Marriage Case Hours

Jan 26
he state Department of Justice says it doesn't have any records of how many hours it spent defending Wisconsin's gay marriage ban, making the full cost of fighting the case impossible to determine.

Alabama Appeals Decision Blocking Ban on Same-Sex Marriage

By Jay Reeves | Jan 26
The state of Alabama is appealing a federal judge's order overturning its ban on same-sex marriage.

Mass. Scores High Marks with National Gay Rights Group

Jan 26
A national gay rights organization gives Massachusetts high marks on a report card grading states on legislation affecting the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community.

More Than Half of States Fail to Protect Women's Reproductive Rights

By Winnie McCroy | Jan 26
NARAL Pro-Choice America found that despite more pro-choice attitudes, most states were failing to protect women's rights.

Debbie Reynolds Honored for Lifetime Achievement

By Beth Harris | Jan 26
Debbie Reynolds accepted the Screen Actors Guild's lifetime achievement award from her daughter Sunday night, and promptly embarrassed Carrie Fisher with a story.

'March: Book Two' Shows All Sides of Civil Rights Movement

By Jesse J. Holland | Jan 26
A comic book about Martin Luther King Jr. helped bring a young John Lewis into the civil rights movement.

Couple Behind Ala. Gay Marriage Ruling to Refile Adoption Paperwork

By Kim Chandler and Jeff Martin | Jan 26
The couple whose lawsuit toppled Alabama's gay marriage ban said they are grateful, overjoyed and still a little a bit in disbelief.

Transgender Teen Leelah Alcorn's Death Stirs Action in the U.S. and Beyond

By Dan Sewell | Jan 26
Leelah Alcorn wrote a note on her Tumblr blog, then walked through the night and into the path of a tractor-trailer rumbling down a highway. In the final message attributed to her, she pleaded: "My death needs to mean something. ... Fix society. Please."

Nor'easter Threatens Northeast with Up to 2 Feet of Snow

By Verena Dobnik | Jan 26
The Monday morning commute was normal for much of the Northeast as officials continued to urge residents to prepare for a "crippling and potentially historic" storm that could bury communities from northern New Jersey to southern Maine

Naked Violinist Sues Over Arrest in Portland Last Year

Jan 26
A Hillsboro, Oregon, man arrested after playing a violin while naked outside the federal courthouse in Portland last year is suing police.

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