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Gay Liberation Front march on Times Square in New York, N.Y., 1969 (Photo by Diana Davies/The New York Public Library).

Historic New York gay bar Stonewall Inn gains landmark status

06/24/15 06:57PM

On Monday, in a unanimous vote from the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission, the city opted to designate the iconic Greenwich Village Stonewall Inn as an individual landmark, marking the first time a structure has been given landmark status due to its importance to the LGBT community. This decision comes nearly 46 years after the... read more

Azerbaijan Booming

Azerbaijan to host European Games amid human rights concerns

06/11/15 11:48AM

The 2015 European Games, scheduled to be held in Baku, Azerbaijan, from June 12-28, 2015, will be the inaugural edition of the European Games. This series of photographs, shot in May of 2015 by Davide Monteleone, explores the city of Baku and infrastructure of the games. read more

US Troops in Vietnam: Weapons

US Troops in Vietnam: Weapons

06/10/15 08:07AM

Fifty years ago, on March 8, 1965, US Marines landed on the beaches of Da Nang marking the first official engagement of American troops in the Vietnam War. This video series will revisit the war -- from the first landing through to the fall of Saigon.... watch

A woman prays at a candlelight vigil to pay respects to the passengers of the sunken cruise ship Eastern Star on the Yangtze River, at a public square in Jianli

This Week in Pictures: May 30-June 5

06/05/15 12:52PM

Beau Biden, son of Vice President Joe Biden, passed away on May 30, at the age of 46. In Nepal, schools reopened for the first time since April's deadly earthquake. Over 4,000 migrants were rescued in the Mediterranean in a 24-hour span, according to Italian officials. In China, a boat overturned killing 65 and leaving more than 370 people... read more