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The right-wing attorney representing Kim Davis and his cohort were forced to apologize for misrepresenting a photo of a massive gathering in Peru last year as a weekend support rally for the rogue Kentucky clerk. 

September 28 2015 4:32 PM Updated

Putin claims 'we have no persecution at all' of gay people in an interview with 60 Minutes.

September 28 2015 2:39 PM

A week after the singer got a call from a fake Putin, the Russian president phones him and offers a meeting on any topic John chooses.

September 24 2015 4:50 PM

In the latest example of atrocities committed by ISIS, two groups of radical Islamic militants operating in Syria staged public executions, then destroyed all video evidence. 

September 22 2015 11:52 PM

It's a first for the British royal family, say U.K. sources.

September 21 2015 11:51 PM

A gay Quebec man was beaten at a country western festival by a man he said was homophobic. 

September 21 2015 8:24 AM

Pranks are funny, but homophobia never is, the singer stresses.

September 17 2015 9:26 PM