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Russian Lawmaker Calls Tom of Finland Stamps 'Propaganda'

INTERNATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Oct 20
An anti-gay Russian lawmaker is taking issue with the new commemorative stamps that honor seminal gay artist Tom of Finland, calling the stamps gay "propaganda."

Philippine Leader: Murder Case Won't Harm US Ties

INTERNATIONAL | By Jim Gomez | Oct 20
Philippine President Benigno Aquino III said Monday that a murder investigation focused on a U.S. Marine should have no bearing on the two countries' relations.

Kan. GOP Candidates Make Campaign Issue of Gay Marriage

POLITICS | Oct 20
Republican Sen. Pat Roberts and Gov. Sam Brownback are raising gay marriage as an issue to help paint their challengers as too liberal for GOP-leaning Kansas in the final weeks of tough re-election races.

NY Gov. Cuomo Raises Profile -- but for What?

POLITICS | By David Klepper | Oct 20
With a new book, an appearance on David Letterman, high-profile trips overseas and a bigger campaign account than any other governor, New York's Andrew Cuomo might look like someone running for president.

Pope Beatifies Paul VI at Remarkable Synod's End

RELIGION | By Nicole Winfield | Oct 20
Pope Francis on Sunday beatified Pope Paul VI, concluding the remarkable meeting of bishops debating family issues that drew parallels to the tumultuous reforms of the Second Vatican Council which Paul oversaw and implemented.

WHO: Nigeria's Ebola Outbreak is Officially Over

INTERNATIONAL | By Bashir Adigun and Maria Cheng | Oct 20
The World Health Organization declared on Monday that Nigeria is free of Ebola, a rare victory in the months-long battle against the fatal disease.

Michelle Knight Says She Now Forgives Kidnapper

NATIONAL | Oct 20
One of the three women held captive in a Cleveland home for about a decade told a crowd she has been able to forgive her kidnapper and find peace in her life.

Don't Go In The Water: Crabzilla Spotted Off British Pier?

INTERNATIONAL | By EDGE | Oct 19
The website Weird Whitstable, dedicated to oddities of this British resort town, posted a picture on Saturday that should give anyone pause to go into the water.

Marine Accused in Philippine Trans Killing Tests US Ties

CRIME | By Jim Gomez | Oct 19
A U.S. Marine authorities suspect in the brutal slaying of a transwoman at a cheap hotel more than a week ago is testing the good will between countries.

Paris Sculpture Deflated; Will Stay That Way

INTERNATIONAL | Oct 19
A controversial green art installation on Paris' tony Place Vendome has been taken down after being vandalized overnight.