In emotional testimony, married gay and lesbian couples testified before a Senate committee as to the costs – financial and emotional – of the Defense of Marriage Act. The Senate is considering a repeal.
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A supporter of new elected Turkish Cypriots leader Dervis Eroglu holds a Turkish flag in front of his face during victory celebrations, in Turkish occupied area of Nicosia, Cyprus, on April 18. Cyprus was split in 1974 when Turkey invaded after a coup by supporters of union with Greece.
A major 7.2 quake, centered near Mexicali, Mexico, struck Sunday afternoon. At least one person was reported killed. The quake was felt in San Diego, Los Angeles, and Tijuana.