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Not Always A 'Thunderbolt': The Evolution Of LGBT Rights Under Obama

Much has changed during the Obama administration — including the legalization of same-sex marriage. The president praised that Supreme Court decision, but activists have not always applauded him.

Luis Alberto de la Rosa says he sells lots of misoprostol, a drug used in abortions and in ulcer treatment, to women from Texas who come to his Miramar Pharmacy in Nuevo Progreso, Mexico. John Burnett/NPR hide caption

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Legal Medical Abortions Are Up In Texas, But So Are DIY Pills From Mexico

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Not Always A 'Thunderbolt': The Evolution Of LGBT Rights Under Obama

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The new Trump hotel in Washington, D.C., is being built in the historic Old Post Office Pavilion a few blocks from the White House. Susan Walsh/AP hide caption

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4 Questions About Donald Trump's Potential Conflicts Of Interest If He's Elected

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Union members at the regular monthly meeting of Local 1123 in Canton, Ohio, before the United Steelworkers national office gave its official endorsement to Democrat Hillary Clinton. Don Gonyea/NPR hide caption

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Stuck Between Clinton And Trump: Rust Belt Union Voters Face A Tough Choice

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Syrian President Bashar Assad addresses parliament in Damascus on Tuesday, saying he will retake "every inch" of Syrian territory. Assad's defiant tone comes at a time when peace efforts for the country have been crumbling. SANA via AP hide caption

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Bashar Assad's Defiance Points To A Syrian Peace Effort In Tatters

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Among the hominin fossils found at the Mata Menge site on the Indonesian island of Flores was part of a lower jaw. Kinez Riza/Nature hide caption

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Fossils Suggest That Island Life Shrank Our 'Hobbit' Relatives

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Medical students at George Washington University met with residents of Washington, D.C., to find out what challenges they face in managing asthma. Sarah Miknis/GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences hide caption

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This Med School Teaches Health Policy Along With The Pills

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