Much of the activity unfolded out of the national spotlight. New York Times. In Aprilthe Constitutional Court declared the law to be constitutionally valid. Germany gave full marital rights to homosexual couples in a vote that Chancellor Angela Merkel vited against. China floods kill more than 60 people. Landslide sweeps through traffic, kills 1.
Sincealmost 2 out of 3 firefighters who died in the line of duty died of cancer, as today's fires produce an ever-more toxic brew of chemicals, yet many sickened first responders are being denied workers' comp benefits.
Close icon Two crossed lines that form an 'X'. LGBT rights protesters demonstrate as politicians continued to discuss the same-sex marriage bill ahead of Friday's vote. Topics Taiwan.
LGBT and human rights activists celebrate the ruling, which will pave the way for more rights for same-sex couples.