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Ill. GOP Replaces Six Party Officials Who Wanted To Oust Pro-Gay Marriage Leader

By Kerry Lester | Apr 21
A crop of Republican officials who wanted to oust former Illinois GOP Chairman Pat Brady for his statements supporting same-sex marriage have been replaced in their party positions.

Federal Court To Hear Challenge to Oregon’s Same-Sex Marriage Ban

By Jonathan J Cooper | Apr 21
The future of Oregon’s ban on same-sex marriage goes before a federal judge this week, and while critics will argue that it unconstitutionally discriminates against gays and lesbians, there appears to be little support for it to be upheld.

Trent Morrow of Sydney, Australia, also know as "Marathon Man" laughs as Andrea Olivo of Venezuela tugs on his cape as she has her photo made ahead of Monday’s 118th Boston Marathon, Sunday, April 20, 2014, in Boston. Morrow says Monday’s marathon will be his 200th run since Jan. 1, 2013.

After Bombs, Boston Marathon Under Tight Security

By Jimmy Golen | Apr 21
For the 118th edition of the world’s oldest annual marathon, security along the course will be tighter than ever.

Belgium’s Beer Buzz

By Raf Casert | Apr 21
The Belgian beer federation is trying to rekindle local interest in the drink with a "Proud of our Beers" public awareness campaign, including a tricolor national flag with the middle yellow turned into a glass of beer.

Gay Days Arizona May 8-12

Gay Days Arrives in Arizona

By EDGE | Apr 21
The heat is on in Arizona as Gay Days arrives in Phoenix, May 8-12, 2014. Organizers of Arizona’s inaugural year anticipate upwards of 10,000 participants at 15 different events throughout the long weekend.

Electric Cars Could Replace Horse-Drawn Carriages

Apr 21
New York’s famous horse-drawn carriages could be replaced by vintage electric cars as concerns grow about the welfare of the horses. If animal rights advocates get their way, horse-drawn carriages could be replaced by as many as 68 cars.

Five Easy Ways to Green Your Home

By Mike Halterman | Apr 21
There are many easy ways to make a big difference in the environment that start and stop with you and the activities you do every day in your house. Read this list and make a vow to do at least some of the things on it.

Kanye West and Kim Kardashian

Gay British Man Says He’s a Kardashianphobe

By Jason St. Amand | Apr 21
A lot of people really, really, dislike Kim Kardashian, but a gay British man has raised the bar to a new level.

Drone Images Uncover Ancient New Mexico Village

Apr 21
Drones have helped archaeologists uncover a 1000-year-old village in New Mexico. Researchers can now see what lies beneath a landscape covered in dirt and vegetation, giving unique insight into what it was like. KRQE-TV’s Gabrrielle Burkhart reports.

New Species of Killer Sponges Discovered

Apr 21
Researchers in Monterey Bay, California, have discovered four new species of killer sponges in the Pacific Ocean. Marcella Lee reports.