Couples kiss during the Athens gay pride parade last June. Last month, activists organized a "kiss-in" during a church service run by a Greek Orthodox bishop who has threatened to excommunicate politicians supporting same-sex unions. Louisa Gouliamaki/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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'Invisible' Same-Sex Couples Push For Civil Unions In Greece

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Will President's Initiative Be A 'Game-Changer' For Young Men Of Color?

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Chokwe Lumumba: From 'Radical' To 'Revolutionary'

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In Parts Of Vermont, Heroin Is 'The Easiest Drug To Get'

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From Aztecs To Oscars: Popcorn's Beautiful, Explosive Journey

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FBI's Abscam Videos Are As Unbelievable As 'American Hustle'

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A fireboat sits amid ruins and debris on the piers at Black Tom Island in Jersey City, N.J., on July 30, 1916. Evidence pointed to German sabotage. In Dark Invasion, Howard Blum explores Germany's spy network and sabotage efforts in the U.S. at the beginning of World War I. AP hide caption

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During World War I, Germany Unleashed 'Terrorist Cell In America'

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Alice Herz-Sommer, Pianist And Holocaust Survivor, Dies At 110

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From the documentary 'The Lady in Number 6': Alice Herz-Sommer says whether life is good or not 'depends on me.'

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The $42-million August Wilson Center in Pittsburgh is for sale because it can't pay its bills. Some are questioning why the Center was allowed to fail. Keith Srakocic/AP hide caption

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Where Are The Heroes To Save Pittsburgh's African-American Center?

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Ukraine's Embattled Leadership: A Look At Its Roots

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While traditional cholents feature meat and beans cooked for a whole day, some modern versions, like this one, use vegetable protein and a quick braise. rusvaplauke/Flickr hide caption

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Cholent: The Original Slow-Cooked Dish

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Buddy Esquire was a prolific handbill artist in hip-hop's early days in the South Bronx. He taught himself how to draw and different styles of lettering by checking out books from the local library — and his flyers are some of the only surviving documents from hip-hop's birth. Courtesy of Cornell University Hip Hop Collection hide caption

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Fred Ho practices his baritone saxophone in a dressing room before a performance. Joseph Yoon/Courtesy of Fred Ho hide caption

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Iconoclastic Musician Takes Measure Of His Life: 'I Became A Fighter'

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The Ties that Bind Eastern Ukraine To Russia

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