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The Supreme Court rejects a bid to overturn New Jersey's ban on so-called "gay conversion therapy."
At the Open Carry Guitar Rally, hundreds of musicians advocate for stricter gun laws in Texas.
The last slum remaining in the glitzy Gangnam district of South Korea is slated for demolition. It's a stark reminder of the severe income inequality that persists there.
Citing the success of viral charity campaigns like last summer's ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, the Muscular Dystrophy Association said it's changing its approach to fundraising, eschewing its famed Labor Day telethon.
In Poland, modern knights gear up for full-contact fights (video here).
A Florida man sues a hospital after they threw his amputated leg in the garbage with his name tag attached to it. The amputee learned of his leg's fate after homicide detectives contacted his relatives.