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People walk under colorful ribbons at a same sex charity event in Bangkok, Thursday, July 9 , 2020. Thailand's Cabinet has approved two draft bills that would give same-sex unions legal status similar to that of heterosexual marriages. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)

Thai Cabinet approves bills allowing same-sex partnerships

Jul. 9, 2020 1:11 AM EDT

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand’s Cabinet has approved two draft bills that would give same-sex unions legal status similar to that of heterosexual marriages. The draft Civil Partnership Act and amendments of the Civil and Commercial Code will be sent to Parliament soon for approval, deputy government...

Warsaw Mayor Rafal Trzaskowski talking to reporters at the site of a city bus crash that killed one person and injured over 20 people when the articulate bus crashed off an overpass, in Warsaw, Poland, on June 25, 2020. Trzaskowski, who is a runner-up candidate in Sunday election for the nation's president, suspend his campaigning to come to the site.(AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)

Polish presidential candidates make last appeals to voters

Jun. 26, 2020 1:14 PM EDT

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Polish President Andrzej Duda vowed Friday to keep working to raise the living standard in Poland to Western European levels and to preserve traditional values if he wins a second term, a message he stressed on the last day of campaigning before the country's presidential election. ...

Couple charged in romance scam that netted more than $6M

Jun. 24, 2020 12:00 PM EDT

CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — A couple helped run an international romance scam that used bogus profiles on dating websites to woo dozens of victims into giving up more than $6 million, federal prosecutors said. Martins Friday Inalegwu and Steincy Mathieu both of Maple Shade, New Jersey, were charged Tuesday with...

Couple claims $410M Mega Millions jackpot won in Arizona

Jun. 18, 2020 2:47 PM EDT

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — A married couple from a Phoenix suburb has claimed the $410 million Mega Millions jackpot after purchasing a ticket from a convenience store. The winning ticket was sold May 27 at a Circle K in the city of Glendale and matched all six numbers in the June 9 Mega Millions drawing. The...

This image released by Pixar Animation Studios shows a scene from the animated short film

With a gay protagonist, Pixar short 'Out' makes history

May. 28, 2020 11:49 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — In Steven Clay Hunter’s 23 years as an animator at Pixar, he has drawn a seven-armed octopus, a Canadian daredevil and a wheezing toy penguin. But there were scenes he never expected to animate until he began working on his short, “Out.” Hunter wrote and directed the...

LaTahja Frazier, left, and Laborskie Frazier pose for their wedding photographer after getting married at The Little Neon Chapel, Sunday, May 10, 2020, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

Using face masks and sanitizer, couples say ‘I do’ in Vegas

May. 21, 2020 12:10 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The bride wore a white beaded dress and a white cloth face mask that said “Mrs.” in curly black letters. Her new husband, dressed in black, wore one that said “Mr.” Vaughan Chambers and Alicia Funk put the face coverings on shortly after they exchanged vows and...