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Atlanta is Home to 2 Potential Contenders for Biden's VP

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Costa Rica Latest Country to Legalize Same-Sex Marriage

Slightly Used News :: May 25, 2020

By Javier Cordoba |
Costa Rica is expected to become the latest country to legalize same-sex marriage early Tuesday when a ruling from its supreme court goes into effect ending the country's ban.

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Wilson, Rapinoe, Bird to Host Remote ESPYS Feting Heroism

Wilson, Rapinoe, Bird to Host Remote ESPYS Feting Heroism

By Beth Harris | May 26
It's a way different kind of year, and so The ESPYs will be, too.

Interim Mr. Gay World a Heroic Doctor Who Battled COVID-19

Interim Mr. Gay World a Heroic Doctor Who Battled COVID-19

By Kilian Melloy | May 26
When Mr. Gay World 2020 had to be put off to next year, the plan was for first runner-up from 2019 to serve an interim term. Then an ironic twist emerged - one with a heroic tinge.

Shunned by His Party, Iowa's Steve King Fights for His Seat

Shunned by His Party, Iowa's Steve King Fights for His Seat

By Thomas Beaumont | May 26
Rep. Steve King is fighting for his political life — but not because he's made light of rape and incest, or because he wondered when the term "white supremacist" became offensive.

Congress Said COVID-19 Tests Should be Free, But Who's Paying?

Congress Said COVID-19 Tests Should be Free, But Who's Paying?

By Blake Farmer, Nashville Public Radio | May 26
Hospitals around the country are afraid to send out hundreds of thousands of bills related to COVID-19 testing. That's because Congress mandated there would be no copays and no out-of-pocket costs for patients. But who's paying?

Costa Rica Latest Country to Legalize Same-Sex Marriage

Costa Rica Latest Country to Legalize Same-Sex Marriage

By Javier Cordoba | May 26
Costa Rica is expected to become the latest country to legalize same-sex marriage early Tuesday when a ruling from its supreme court goes into effect ending the country's ban.

Chief Justice Says Pandemic Teaches Humility, Compassion

Chief Justice Says Pandemic Teaches Humility, Compassion

By Mark Sherman | May 26
Chief Justice John Roberts told graduating seniors at his son's high school that the coronavirus has "pierced our illusion of certainty and control" and he counseled the students to make their way with humility, compassion and courage.

Atlanta is Home to 2 Potential Contenders for Biden's VP

Atlanta is Home to 2 Potential Contenders for Biden's VP

By Bill Barrow | May 26
Neither public rivals nor personal friends, Keisha Lance Bottoms and Stacey Abrams spent years climbing parallel ladders at Atlanta City Hall and the Georgia Capitol.

WHO Warns that 1st Wave of Pandemic Not Over; Dampens Hopes

WHO Warns that 1st Wave of Pandemic Not Over; Dampens Hopes

By Elaine Kurtenbach and Menelaos Hadjicostis | May 26
As Brazil and India struggle with surging coronavirus cases, a top health expert is warning that the world is still smack in the middle of the pandemic, dampening hopes for a speedy global economic rebound and renewed international travel.

Congress Weighs Choice: 'Go Big' on Virus Aid or Hit 'Pause'

Congress Weighs Choice: 'Go Big' on Virus Aid or Hit 'Pause'

By Lisa Mascaro | May 26
Congress is at a crossroads in the coronavirus crisis, wrestling over whether to "go big," as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi wants, or hit "pause," as Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell insists.

In Bolsonaro's Brazil, Everyone Else Is to Blame for Virus

In Bolsonaro's Brazil, Everyone Else Is to Blame for Virus

By David Biller | May 25
With Brazil emerging as one of the world's most infected countries, President Jair Bolsonaro is deflecting all responsibility for the coronavirus crisis, casting blame on mayors, governors, an outgoing health minister and the media.

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