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International laws do not always recognize same-sex marriages, resulting in ordeals like the one endured by Marco Bulmer-Rizzi.

April 08 2016 7:53 PM

The judge ruled that the statute of limitations on several of the singer's claims had expired.

April 06 2016 8:38 PM

The idea was to honor the late Supreme Court justice, but university administrators quickly realized that "A.S.S. of Law" needed a revision.

April 06 2016 12:07 PM

The rapper, who has never apologized for any of her many anti-LGBT tweets, tells Sarah Palin she's sorry for suggesting she should be gang raped, in response to a threatened lawsuit.

April 06 2016 11:57 AM

The pop singer who plans to headline Miami Beach Pride this summer reveals she's paying off a huge debt to the IRS.

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