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LGBT Community Raided in Uganda Over Social Distancing

LGBT Community Raided in Uganda Over Social Distancing

By Rodney Muhumuza | Apr 1
A gay rights leader in Uganda says 20 members of the local LGBT community have been detained after police raided their shelter and accused them of violating coronavirus-related social distancing measures.

U.S. Appeals Court: Attack on Gay Man Enough for Asylum Claim

U.S. Appeals Court: Attack on Gay Man Enough for Asylum Claim

By Maryclaire Dale | Apr 1
An asylum seeker from Ghana who said he was attacked by a mob led by his father because of his sexuality has shown a valid fear of persecution, a U.S. appeals case said.

Royal No More: Harry and Meghan Start Uncertain New Chapter

Royal No More: Harry and Meghan Start Uncertain New Chapter

By Jill Lawless | Mar 31
Prince Harry and his wife Meghan officially make the transition Tuesday from senior members of Britain's royal family to — well, it's unclear. International celebrities, charity patrons, global influencers?

Europe's Hospitals Among Best, But Can't Handle Pandemic

Europe's Hospitals Among Best, But Can't Handle Pandemic

By Maria Cheng | Mar 31
As increasing numbers of European hospitals buckle under the strain of tens of thousands of coronavirus patients, the crisis has exposed a surprising paradox: Some of the world's best health systems are remarkably ill-equipped to handle a pandemic.

Singapore Declines to Follow India's Example, Upholds Anti-Gay Law

Singapore Declines to Follow India's Example, Upholds Anti-Gay Law

By Kilian Melloy | Mar 30
After India scrapped its anti-gay law for a second and final time in 2018, Singaporean equality advocates hoped for the same in their country. But a March 30 court decision dashed that hope.

Fit, Healthy 33-Year-Old Recounts Falling Ill to Coronavirus

Fit, Healthy 33-Year-Old Recounts Falling Ill to Coronavirus

Mar 30
Andrea Napoli didn't fit the usual profile of a coronavirus patient.

Up to 200K Deaths Foreseen in US as Spain, Italy Demand Help

Up to 200K Deaths Foreseen in US as Spain, Italy Demand Help

By Matt Sedensky and Michael R. Sisak | Mar 29
The coronavirus outbreak could kill 100,000 to 200,000 Americans, the U.S. government's top infectious-disease expert warned on Sunday.

Off to the Cafe: Sweden Is Outlier in Virus Restrictions

Off to the Cafe: Sweden Is Outlier in Virus Restrictions

By David Keyton | Mar 29
The streets of Stockholm are quiet but not deserted.

In Somalia, Coronavirus Goes from Fairy Tale to Nightmare

In Somalia, Coronavirus Goes from Fairy Tale to Nightmare

By Abdi Guled and Mohamed Sheikh | Mar 29
It seemed fantastical: an illness sweeping the world far beyond Somalia's borders, killing thousands of people and sending some of the richest countries into panic.

Whales Face More Fatal Ship Collisions as Waters Warm

By Patrick Whittle | Mar 29
Climate change is imperiling the world's largest animals by increasing the likelihood of fatal collisions between whales and big ships that ply the same waters.

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