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Jul 28
Federal appeals court rules against Va. gay marriage ban

Federal appeals court rules against Va. gay marriage ban

A split federal appeals court has ruled against the state of Virginia’s ban on same-sex marriages, in another milestone ruling that could drive the issue to the Supreme Court.

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Jul 28
World War I starts, America watches and worries

World War I starts, America watches and worries

On this day in 1914, World War I started with Austria-Hungary’s war declaration on Serbia. But in the United States, most Americans were concerned about a conflict they had no intentions of entering.

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