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Will Ebola Be The Next Pandemic? - TestTube Daily ShowNigerian authorities identified 59 people who had contact with U.S. citizen who died in Lagos last week.


2014-07-31 07:57:35 -0600

Rose Grindrod, center, gets married to Meghan Hamilton, as she hold their son Harry Hamilton, outside the City-County Building the day after the ban on same-sex marriage was struck down in Wisconsin, in Madison, Wis., Saturday, June 7, 2014. Dozens of gay couples married Saturday at courthouses in Milwaukee and Madison, taking advantage of what most believed would be a small window in which to get hitched before a judge's decision overturning the state's same-sex marriage ban was put on hold. (AP Photo/Wisconsin State Journal, Amber Arnold)The Wisconsin Supreme Court on Thursday upheld a 2009 law that establishes a registry for same-sex couples, saying it does not violate an amendment to the state's constitution banning gay marriage. The same-sex marriage ban was approved by Wisconsin voters in 2006. It now has more than 2,000 couples on it, according to Fair Wisconsin, a gay-rights organization based in Madison. Wisconsin Family Action, an anti-gay rights group, argued in a 2010 lawsuit that the registry violated the amendment because it resembles marriage under state law.


2014-07-31 08:04:41 -0600

Kentucky Senator Rand Paul talks to attendees at the National Urban League Annual Conference in Cincinnati Friday July 25, 2014. (AP Photo/Tom Uhlman)You've got to give this much to Rand Paul: Kentucky's junior senator is willing to do something almost unheard of in modern presidential politics, which is to make arguments that not everyone in his party already cares about. For this reason alone, Paul is probably the most interesting presidential hopeful out there, if not the most likely to succeed.


2014-07-31 02:27:03 -0600