Ecuador's decision to allow same-sex marriage has topped a landmark week for LGBT+ rights after Botswana decriminalised gay sex and Bhutan took the first
steps to do so, said campaigners marking the 50th anniversary of the gay equality movement.
Confronted with both serious measles outbreaks and a growing anti-vaccine movement, New York lawmakers voted Thursday to ban religious exemptions that would
allow parents to circumvent school-mandated vaccination.
Scientists have looked for the first time at the brain patterns of Islamist radicals, showing that the part of the brain associated with deliberative
reasoning is deactivated when a person is willing to fight and die for a "sacred cause".
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