Germany legalizes same-sex marriage

Germany’s Bundestag has passed a bill legalizing same-sex marriage, a step up from the previously allowed civil unions. Same-sex couples will now, among other benefits, be able to jointly adopt children. The vote came after the SDP, FDP, and Green parties all said that same-sex marriage would have to be part of any coalition agreement […]

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Republican congressman among five shot by gunman in Virginia

Republican Congressman and House Majority Whip Steve Scalise has been shot along with five others in Alexandria, Virginia, at a baseball practice attended by multiple Republican lawmakers. Scalise, who is the third-highest ranking Republican in the House of Representatives, was reported to be “in good spirits” before going in for a hip surgery. President Donald […]

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