Dona Ana County Clerk Lynn Ellins talks with Thom Hinks and Richard Sunman (far right) after they obtained a marriage license at the Dona Ana County Clerk's Office in Las Cruces, N.M. In August, Ellins' office began issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples. Juan Carlos Llorca/AP hide caption

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How A County Clerk Ignited The Gay Marriage Debate In N.M.

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In Russia's Vast Far East, Timber Thieves Thrive

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Online Insurance Brokers Stymied Selling Obamacare Policies

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Paris' Traffic-Cutting Gamble Charms Pedestrians, Irks Drivers

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15 Years Of Wrangling Over Yellowstone Snowmobiles Ends

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The 1975, Influenced By The '80s

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Menswear The 1975
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Doctors Enlist Therapists To Deliver Better, Cheaper Care

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Despite Efforts, The Rio Grande Is One Dirty Border

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David Hyde Pierce (center), Julia Murney and Frankie Seratch star in The Landing, a new musical from Broadway veteran John Kander, who co-wrote it with Greg Pierce. David Hyde Pierce previously starred in one of the latter collaborations between Kander and his late songwriting partner, Fred Ebb — the 2006 musical Curtains. Carol Rosegg hide caption

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For John Kander, A New 'Landing' At A Familiar Spot

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