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Train Crash in Germany Kills at Least 9, Injures 150

By Matthias Schrader and Kristen Grieshaber | Feb 9
Two commuter trains crashed head-on Tuesday morning in southern Germany, killing at least nine people and injuring around 150, slamming into each other on a curve without braking after an automatic safety system apparently failed to stop them.

North Korea's New Satellite Flew Over Super Bowl Site

By Eric Talmadge | Feb 8
Here's a bit of Super Bowl trivia: North Korea's newest satellite passed almost right over the stadium just an hour after it ended.

New UN Stamps Supports Gay Rights

Feb 8
The United Nations Postal Administration on Thursday released six new postage stamps promoting equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people.

New Zealand Politician Hit in Face by Flying Dildo

Feb 5
A New Zealand nurse disrupted an appearance by the country's economic development minister Steven Joyce by throwing a pink dildo at him.

India's Supreme Court Reconsiders Decriminalizing Homosexuality

Feb 5
LGBT rights activists in India earned a big legal success this week after the country's Supreme Court agreed to reconsider a campaign urging the high court to decriminalize homosexuality.

Anti-Gay Marriage Pic Depicting Suicide Comes Under Fire

Feb 5
An Australian ad condemning same-sex marriage, showing a woman with a rainbow colored noose around her neck, is coming under fire by Twitter users, local politicians as well as suicide prevention groups.

Australian Man Fired For Being Gay & HIV-Positive Wins Big Case

Feb 4
An Australian man recently won a landmark case after he was fired for being gay and HIV-positive.

Frenchman on Trial in Paris for Anti-Gay Death Threat Tweet

Feb 4
A Frenchman faces prison time for tweets containing an anti-gay death threat and public insults targeting a Paris city official.

'Gay Conversion' Therapists Find Safe Haven in Israel

By Daniel Estrin | Feb 4
"Therapists" with ties to a shuttered group that said it could turn gays straight say they have found a haven for their work in Israel.

Pussy Riot Releases New Video Mocking Russian Prosecutors

Feb 3
The Pussy Riot punk provocateur band is punching back at the Russian government.

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