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2 Queens Named in Beauty Pageant, But One Refuses to Share the Tiara

Jul 4
One winner of a teenage Miss 4th of July pageant is upset. The other agreed to share the title but isn't talking. And the pageant organizer is defending herself from accusations she rigged the results.

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Same-Sex Marriage Could Provide Business Boost in Nebraska

NATIONAL | By Grant Schulte | Jul 5
The U.S. Supreme Court decision to allow same-sex marriage could be good news for businesses that serve couples, from wedding planners to divorce attorneys.

Gay Marriage Opponents Propose 2 Colorado Ballot Measures

NATIONAL | Jul 5
Opponents of gay marriage have proposed two Colorado ballot measures in response to the Supreme Court ruling that same-sex couples have a right to marry nationwide.

Gay Rights Activists Mark Landmark 1965 Demonstration

PRIDE | By Natalie Pompilio | Jul 5
Gay rights activists gathered in front of Independence Hall in Philadelphia on the Fourth of July to mark the progress of their movement and pay tribute to those who launched it a half-century ago

Bush Says He Takes Trump's Immigration Remarks Personally

POLITICS | By Bobby McGuire | Jul 5
Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush says he is personally offended by rival Donald Trump's recent remarks about Mexico and immigrants and calls the remarks far outside the mainstream of Republican thought.

UK's Princess Charlotte to be Christened on Queen's Estate

INTERNATIONAL | By Bobby McGuire | Jul 5
Britain's Princess Charlotte, the nine-week-old baby of Prince William and his wife Kate, is to be christened Sunday at a church on Queen Elizabeth II's country estate.

66 Riders Safely Evacuated After 400-Foot Ferris Wheel Stops

NATIONAL | Jul 5
The largest Ferris wheel on the East Coast reopened Saturday, one day after 66 riders were stranded on The Orlando Eye and had to be evacuated from the towering 400-foot attraction.

Yes or No? Greeks Vote on High-Stakes Bailout Referendum

INTERNATIONAL | By Menelaos Hadjicostis and Elena Becatoros | Jul 5
Greeks were voting Sunday in a referendum on their nation's financial future, with opinion polls showing that residents were evenly split on whether to accept creditors' demands for more austerity in return for rescue loans or defiantly reject the deal.

Bobby Jindal Sued Over Anti-Gay Executive Order

NATIONAL | By John Riley | Jul 5
The ACLU Foundation of Louisiana, the Forum for Equality Foundation and six individual plaintiffs have filed a lawsuit challenging an executive order issued by the Louisiana governor that would allow people to discriminate against same-sex couples.

Marriage Triumph Adds Spark to SF Pride

NATIONAL | By Cynthia Laird | Jul 5
he crowd was larger than any in recent memory and the mood was exuberant as people celebrated the 45th annual San Francisco Pride parade last weekend.

GoFundMe Campaign Set Up to Assist Ailing Transgender Pioneer Holly Woodlawn

NATIONAL | By EDGE | Jul 4
A GoFundMe campaign has been set up to raise funds to pay for 24-hour home nursing care for iconic transgender Warhol superstar Holly Woodlawn

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