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Ireland same-sex marriage referendum

Pride over Ireland's same-sex marriage vote

The Internet exploded with rainbows Saturday as Ireland became the first country in the world to legalize same-sex marriage through a popular vote.

Ireland became a worldwide trending topic on social media after voters approved the referendum by as mu...

Film advocates for socially responsible clothing

Documentary: Your clothes are killing us

We buy too many clothes, and we pay too little for them. That's the message of "The True Cost," a new documentary on the perils of the fashion industry, which is being released next week.

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Best sunscreens of 2015 we're probably not using

Who's the worst at protecting their skin from the sun and skin cancer, men or women? Men are, according to the latest study on sunscreen use by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention it's men.

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Girl Scouts welcomes transgender girls

Transgender girls are welcome in the Girl Scouts of the United States of America, a stance that has attracted controversy from some conservative groups over the past week.

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Fed judge strikes down Ala. gay marriage ban

A federal judge in Alabama ruled Thursday that same-sex couples have the right to marry throughout the state, but she put her ruling on hold until the Supreme Court decides the issue this spring.

U.S. District Judge Callie Granade in Mobile had issued...

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Bogus gay marriage study sends news outlets scrambling

A fraudulent study on people's attitudes toward gay marriage has forced several prominent news outlets to append corrections to their stories.

The study published in the academic journal Science in December was retracted by one of the authors Tuesday.

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What 'natural' and other food labels mean

The debate over the safety of genetically modified foods came into the spotlight again last month when Chipotle, the popular Mexican food chain, announced it was working to remove ingredients that contain genetically modified organisms, or GMOs, from its menu,

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Fittest cities in the US, and why

Regardless of where you live in the United States, one trend seems to be clear: The more pedestrian-friendly the city, the healthier its residents, according to a recent report released by the American College of Sports Medicine.

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Worried about your job? Get used to it

Employment insecurity is here to stay.

Bullying bully teen girls fight

10 things we know about bullying

The U.S. Department of Education is hailing what it calls the "first significant decrease" in school-based bullying since the federal government started gathering such data back in 2005.

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