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Supreme Court weighs gay marriage cases

  • The atmosphere outside is definitely more subdued than yesterday. In part, that's because there is no major contingent of gay marriage opponents. On Tuesday, thousands of opponents marched past a pro-gay marriage rally, leading to verbal confrontations and a lot of competing chants.

    It's hard to estimate how many people are out here - maybe a thousand?
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Iraqi security forces and Kurds gain ground against Islamic State

BAGHDAD/ARBIL Iraq - Iraqi government forces and Shi'ite militias seized control of the strategic town of Jurf al-Sakhar near Baghdad from Islamic State on Saturday and Kurdish fighters made gains in the north after heavy coalition air strikes against the Sunni militants.