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Long After Its Fall, Berlin Wall Is Focus Of New Protests

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Looking for Freedom David Hasselhoff
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In Crackdown, Some Russian Groups Labeled As 'Foreign Agents'

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Hollywood's History Of Putting Gay Rights On Trial

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Justices Cast Doubt On Federal Defense Of Marriage Act

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How Vermont's 'Civil' War Fueled The Gay Marriage Movement

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86-Year-Old Music Teacher A Hit Among Jailed N.C. Youths

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