The New York Times announced this week the expansion of its travel program, Times Journeys (NYTimes.com/times-journeys) to now include 29 itineraries, visiting 36 countries and seven continents.
Post orange banners, ribbons and flag in your neighborhood on November 25 for International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.
Gay-rights advocates challenging Louisiana's same-sex marriage ban announced Thursday that they have asked the U.S. Supreme Court to review their case before it is heard by a federal appeals court.
The Archdiocese of Detroit has banned a Catholic support group from using a Detroit parish for a meeting with a pro-gay rights speaker.
Taylor Swift is getting a special - and new - award from the American Music Awards.
The president of Gambia has signed a bill into law that calls for life imprisonment for some homosexual acts, the latest African country to codify harsh penalties for the gay community.
Linda Gryczan and Constance Enzweiler of Helena married Thursday after waiting 31 years and were the first same-sex couple in the city to legally wed after a federal judge overturned Montana's ban on same-sex marriage the day before.
The parents of Matthew Shepard, the gay Wyoming college student tortured and murdered in 1998, are traveling to Russia on Friday to spread their message of tolerance and acceptance in a country where anti-gay policies and attitudes are widespread.
Thousands of immigrant-rights activists, families and elected officials cheered across the country as President Barack Obama announced on television his plan for relief from deportations for about 5 million people.
A snowfall that brought huge drifts and closed roads in the Buffalo area finally ended Friday, yet residents still couldn't breathe easy as the looming threat of rain and higher temperatures through the weekend and beyond raised the possibility of floods.