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Latin America presses gay and transgender protections despite public tension

The United States may lead the hemisphere in progressive attitudes on gay and transgender issues, but it lags behind several Latin American nations when it comes to passing laws that protect the vulnerable community. That divide between laws and public attitudes was on display this week as international diplomats gathered in Uruguay to discuss ways to protect gays and transgender people throughout the world.

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Who runs the world? Women.

Female leaders British Prime Minister Theresa May, Germany Chancellor Angela Merkel and possible president Hillary Clinton could dominate international politics.

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CIA knew it had the wrong man, but kept him anyway

A recently released internal CIA report on Khaleed al Masri’s arrest reveals that the agency knew he shouldn’t have been detained but continued to imprison and interrogate him for five months. Masri is seeking an apology from the United States, but to date the U.S. has said nothing about his imprisonment.

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NATO Secretary General’s statement on the outcome of Brexit

The British people have decided to leave the European Union. As it defines the next chapter in its relationship with the EU, NATO Secretary General says that the United Kingdom's position in NATO will remain unchanged.
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NATO Secretary General’s statement on the outcome of Brexit 1:24

NATO Secretary General’s statement on the outcome of Brexit

Cuban fishermen call on more collaboration with US to preserve marine life 1:36

Cuban fishermen call on more collaboration with US to preserve marine life

Gull falls into curry, turns orange 1:12

Gull falls into curry, turns orange

Angela Merkel visits site of Dachau concentration camp 2:18

Angela Merkel visits site of Dachau concentration camp