District in Tokyo Plans to Extend Rights of Gay Couples – New York Times
District in Tokyo Plans to Extend Rights of Gay CouplesNew York TimesTOKYO — A district in Tokyo plans to give same-sex couples the same legal rights as married opposite-sex spouses, becoming the first local government in Japan to do so at a time when gay marriage is a hot-button issue in many countries. On Thursday …and more »
Signing Clay Hunt Veterans Bill, Obama Notes Rare Bipartisan Accord
President Barack Obama signed a veterans suicide prevention bill into law on Thursday, celebrating a moment of bipartisan accord and cooperation.