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Poll: Support for gay marriage may be leveling off

A survey released Monday from the Pew Research Center indicates American support for same-sex marriage could be leveling off after several years of dramatic growth in acceptance of equal rights for gays and lesbians.

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Pope in Albania urges Muslims to condemn extremism

TIRANA, Albania — Pope Francis called Sunday for Muslims and all religious leaders to condemn Islamic extremists who "pervert" religion to justify violence, as he visited Albania and held up the Balkan nation as a model for interfaith harmony for the rest of the world.

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Pope chooses moderate Cupich to be Chicago archbishop

Pope chooses moderate Cupich to be Chicago archbishop

As the leader of two American dioceses, Roman Catholic Bishop Blase Cupich has staked out a firm position in the middle of the road.

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Democrats shouldn't rely on pot and gay marriage

Democrats shouldn't rely on pot and gay marriage

Republicans should not assume public is moving leftward on social issues.

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Religion no excuse for bias toward LGBT families

Religion no excuse for bias toward LGBT families

I wasn't 'real person' because I didn’t have mommy and daddy.

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Yaquis set to prosecute first non-Indian under a new law

Yaquis set to prosecute first non-Indian under a new law

PASCUA YAQUI INDIAN RESERVATION — Tribal police chief Michael Valenzuela drove through darkened desert streets, turned into a Circle K convenience store and pointed to the spot beyond the reservation line where his officers used to take the non-Indian men who battered Indian women.

April 18, 2014 6:23 pm Photos

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Advice from Carolyn Hax: Spouse can't be pestered into making healthy choices

The main point I want to make is this: It is clear that a lack of activity and poor diet will shorten and/or reduce one's quality of life. As I approach retirement age, I'm nagged by my thoughts that we'll be living something less than we could have because my better half is home sick or an …

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Advice from Carolyn Hax for Nov. 28

Dear Carolyn:Familiar blueprint: Husband (partner) has affair with married associate at his law firm. I find out, husband comes clean and we work on our marriage. The mistress stays at his firm, and we don't tell anybody. Fast-forward a year, and husband and mistress hook up again, get caugh…

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Dear Abby for Nov. 15

Dear Abby for Nov. 15

DEAR ABBY: This is my wife’s second marriage. When we were dating, she led me to believe that I was the second sexual partner she had ever had. Shortly after our wedding, I found out through some mutual acquaintances whom she had attended college with that she had been very promiscuous durin…

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Advice from Carolyn Hax for Nov. 1

Dear Carolyn: What is a fair way for me to engage with my boyfriend's vastly different financial situation? I am from a family that is comfortable financially, and I have zero debt. I make reasonable money for an above-entry-level job and live within those means.My boyfriend moved here six m…

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Advice from Carolyn Hax for Oct. 25

Dear Carolyn:I have been seeing someone very nice and we have a lot of fun together, but when it comes to intimacy, we are always fighting. He is not very loving, is not affectionate (will hold my hand on occasion, and say I look nice, and we will sit next to each other to watch a movie). He…

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Advice from Carolyn Hax for Oct. 18

s there an age at which divorce causes more or less damage to children? My kids are in elementary and middle school. My husband and I have grown apart and live like friendly roommates. I'm very unhappy, but I think the kids perceive our home as warm and secure.

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Dear Abby for Sept. 4

DEAR ABBY: Two years ago one of my granddaughters was molested by her mother’s (my daughter’s) then-boyfriend, whom they were living with. When the girl’s father found out, he called the police and the man was arrested, tried and convicted.

September 04, 2013 4:54 pmLoading…

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