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Marchers carried a multicolor flag during Warsaw's annual gay pride parade earlier this month. Poland prohibits gay marriage but activists say attitudes toward gays have improved in recent years. Alik Keplicz/AP hide caption

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Parallels

For Poland's Gay Community, A Shift In Public Attitudes, If Not Laws

Poland does not allow gay marriage or same-sex unions, and is unlikely to amend these laws anytime soon. But the city of Gdansk elected an openly gay mayor and has hosted its first gay pride march.

The Penn State University campus in State College, Pa. A new state law requires university professors to get a background check every three years and have their fingerprints taken. Gene J. Puskar/AP hide caption

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After Sandusky, A Debate Over Whether Sex-Abuse Law Goes Too Far

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Blume revisits her old Miami Beach school, Central Beach Elementary, which is now Fienberg Fisher K-8. Click here to go on a virtual tour of Blume's Miami Beach. Left photo credit: Alicia Zuckerman Right photo credit: Copyright Judy Blume and used only with her written permisison hide caption

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Author Interviews

Take A Walk With Judy Blume Through Her Old Miami Beach Neighborhood

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Take A Walk With Judy Blume Through Her Old Miami Beach Neighborhood

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At the heart of the case ruled on by the Supreme Court Thursday are the exchanges where people go online to shop for individual insurance. Jacquelyn Martin/AP hide caption

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It's All Politics

Supreme Court Thwarts Efforts To Put Obamacare On Life Support

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Supreme Court Thwarts Efforts To Put Obamacare On Life Support

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Ukrainian national guardsmen practice protecting and recovering wounded comrades as American military trainers watch. Corey Flintoff/NPR hide caption

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U.S. Army Begins Training Ukrainian Soldiers

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U.S. Army Begins Training Ukrainian Soldiers

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Marchers carried a multicolor flag during Warsaw's annual gay pride parade earlier this month. Poland prohibits gay marriage but activists say attitudes toward gays have improved in recent years. Alik Keplicz/AP hide caption

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For Poland's Gay Community, A Shift In Public Attitudes, If Not Laws

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Colombia's Nairo Quintana, wearing the best young rider's white jersey,crosses the finish line of the 19th stage of the 2015 Tour de France on Friday. Peter Dejong/AP hide caption

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The Cycling World May Soon Bow Down Before Nairo Quintana

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