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Illinois Gay Marriage Lawsuit: Meet The Plaintiffs (PHOTOS)

  |  Lizzie Schiffman   |   June 2, 2012

Nine Illinois couples filed a lawsuit this week, backed by the American Civil Liberties Union and New York-based Lambda Legal, to challenge the constitutionality of...

Cooper, Deaf 2-Year Old Toddler, Hears His Mom's Voice For The First Time (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post Canada   |   May 31, 2012

Get out your tissues. The Chive posted this adorable video of Cooper, a 2-year-old toddler hearing his mom's voice for the first time. According to...

American French Fry Brother: Jason Loose Becomes Chinese Internet Hit After He Buys An Old Woman French Fries

  |   June 1, 2012

California native Jason Loose was only buying a poor Chinese woman some French fries, but his altruism has managed to spark a a national debate...

Marina Keegan, Yale Student Who Died, Inspires Fund For Students To Chase Passions, Not Just Money

  |   June 1, 2012

Friends and family who are grieving the loss of a recent Yale graduate with a bright journalism future have set up a fund in hopes...

Travis Mills, Quadruple Amputee Soldier, Stands 6 Weeks After Injury (VIDEO)

  |   May 31, 2012

Just a little over a month after Travis Mills lost all four limbs to an improvised explosive device, the staff sergeant is making big plans...

Purebred Dog Adoption: Tips For Getting A Specific Breed

  |   May 31, 2012

From Vetstreet's Kim Campbell Thornton: If you’re smitten with the idea of sharing your home with a purebred dog, chances are that there’s a breed...

Aung San Suu Kyi Thailand Visit Focuses On Migrants' Rights

AP   |  TODD PITMAN and YADANA HTUN   |   May 31, 2012

BANGKOK — Myanmar's opposition leader and former political prisoner Aung San Suu Kyi has urged the international community to exercise "healthy skepticism" as her country...

California Inmates Donate Hair To Locks Of Love

  |   May 31, 2012

When a dozen female inmates each filed into their respective barbers’ chair, they continued a 15-year tradition of doing good. The 12 women from Valley...

U.S. Hunger And Poverty: Ways To Take Action

  |   September 13, 2012

UPDATED: Sept. 13, 2012 1:35 p.m. America's poverty rate stands at 15 percent, a number that's remained fixed from the year before, according to Census...
Joseph Erbentraut


Chicago Gardener Aims To Use Technology To Connect Growers, Foodies (VIDEO)   |  Joseph Erbentraut   |   June 15, 2012

What if locating and buying locally-grown produce direct from its source in Chicago was as easy as Google searching for the nearest BYOB? What if...

Foxconn Working Conditions Still Harsh In China, Say Activists

Reuters   |  Lee Chyen Yee and James Pomfret   |   July 31, 2012

By Lee Chyen Yee and James Pomfret HONG KONG (Reuters) - Working conditions at Foxconn's gargantuan Chinese factories that assemble Apple Inc's slick gadgets have...

Lance Corporal Winder Perez Saved After Army Staff Sergeant Pulls Grenade Out Of Leg (PHOTOS)

  |   May 31, 2012

When Lance Cpl. Winder Perez lay wounded in Afghanistan, the 22-year-old didn't know why bystanders weren't rushing to his side. But when Navy nurse James...

Breastfeeding Photos Of Terran Echegoyen McCabe And Christina Luna, Military Moms In Uniform, Spark Controversy [UPDATE]

The Huffington Post   |  Lisa Belkin   |   June 1, 2012

Another photo has been added to the growing gallery of attention grabbing breastfeeding images -- one of two women nursing their children. They are both...
Tyler Kingkade


Christina Mercado, Georgetown Grad, Turns Job Hunt Into Children's Book   |  Tyler Kingkade   |   June 3, 2012

NEW YORK -- Christina Mercado didn't have any luck finding work after she graduated from Georgetown University with a master's in business administration in 2011,...

World No Tobacco Day 2012: How To Quit Smoking (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post Canada   |   May 31, 2012

If you're a smoker and aren't yet thinking about quitting, congratulations -- today is your day. For the past 24 years, the World Health Organization...
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