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US celebrates Women's World Cup victory with kisses and confetti

07/06/15 11:10AM

Under a thick haze and the smell of smoke from a blazing forest in the distance, Carli Lloyd caught fire on Sunday at BC Place. Lloyd scored a hat trick in the first 16 minutes of the Women’s World Cup final to lift the United States past Japan, 5-2 and deliver a record third World Cup title. Lloyd scored her third goal from midfield, driving... read more

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