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Daron Smith, left, and his husband, Chris Finley, right, worship at a Sunday morning service at Lafayette Park United Methodist Church in St. Louis, Mo. Smith, a lifelong United Methodist, said he feels hopeful ahead of a vote on LGBTQ ordination and same-sex weddings in the church. Shahla Farzan/St. Louis Public Radio hide caption

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Religion

United Methodist Church To Debate LGBTQ Clergy And Same Sex Weddings

United Methodists are among the last mainline Protestant denominations to address the issue, and some worry it could cause a major rift in the church.

Dennis Christensen, a Danish Jehovah's Witness accused of extremism, is escorted into a courtroom to hear his verdict in the town of Oryol on Feb. 6. Mladen Antonov/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Opinion: Jehovah's Witnesses Cling To Faith Despite Arrests In Russia

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Africa

Nigerians Vote After Delay

3 min

Nigerians Vote After Delay

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Chloë Grace Moretz as Frances in the new horror film Greta. Shane Mahood/Focus Features hide caption

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Movie Interviews

Chloë Grace Moretz Wants To 'Fear The Next Step'

6 min

Chloë Grace Moretz Wants To 'Fear The Next Step'

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Designer Isaac Mizrahi pays tribute to the models who wore his spring/summer fashion collection at a show in New York in November 1995. He chronicles his unlikely path into the fashion industry in his new memoir, I.M. Jon Levy/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Isaac Mizrahi: From Following Mom Into The Fitting Room, To Fashion Fame

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Daron Smith, left, and his husband, Chris Finley, right, worship at a Sunday morning service at Lafayette Park United Methodist Church in St. Louis, Mo. Smith, a lifelong United Methodist, said he feels hopeful ahead of a vote on LGBTQ ordination and same-sex weddings in the church. Shahla Farzan/St. Louis Public Radio hide caption

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United Methodist Church To Debate LGBTQ Clergy And Same-Sex Weddings

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Nakhane's album You Will Not Die is out now. Tarryn Hatchett/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Music Interviews

Nakhane's Music Meets At Life's Intersections: 'There's Nothing To Be Ashamed Of'

6 min

Nakhane's Music Meets At Life's Intersections: 'There's Nothing To Be Ashamed Of'

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