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Will Traffic Deaths Rise As States Legalize Pot?

Sep 1
As states liberalize their marijuana laws, public officials and safety advocates worry that more drivers high on pot will lead to a big increase in traffic deaths. Researchers, though, are divided on the question.

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In this Wed., Aug. 27, 2014 photo provided by ABC, Diane Sawyer, left, signs off on her last broadcast as anchor of "World News," with new anchor, David Muir, right, looking on in New York

David Muir Takes Over at ABC's 'World News'

By David Bauder | Sep 1
Among the stories David Muir will introduce during his first week as ABC's "World News" anchor is one he reported about a generation of Syrian refugees missing out on an education.

Democratic Assemblywoman Susan Bonilla

California First State to Ban 'Gay Panic' Defense

By Winnie McCroy | Sep 1
Fair warning to all gay-bashers who want to blame their crime on the 'scary lesbian' they just killed: California just became the first state to pass a ban on using the "gay panic" defense to reduce a murder charge.

Jeff White

LGBT Center Head Claims Rape at Hands of 'Gay Cure' Counselor

By Kilian Melloy | Sep 1
A man who has grown into healthy self-acceptance and prominence in the GLBT community as the head of an LGBT center in Mississippi says that his journey included a nightmarish detour into "reparative therapy" that included rape.

'World Congress' of Homophobia Sparks Protests Down Under

By Kilian Melloy | Sep 1
The World Congress of Families, listed by the Southern Poverty Law Center as an anti-gay hate group for its vicious rhetoric and support of discriminatory laws, convened in a suburb of Melbourne, Australia, over the weekend.

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