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Is Paris' Pollution Getting Worse Than Beijing's?
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Air pollution has reached extreme levels in the French capital, prompting the government to take desperate measures; an American pastor is partly to blame for the passing of Uganda's anti-gay law; meanwhile, the Occupy Wall Street organizers have launched a political party. These discoveries and more after the jump.

Heckling the First Lady
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Michelle Obama's confrontation with a lesbian activist signals the beginning of a push to turn up the heat on the president by the LGBT community; Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan's calling protesters "looters" exemplifies why his country is seeing so much unrest; meanwhile, as Occupy Wall Street participants exerted their First Amendment rights, their cellphones were being logged. These discoveries and more after the jump.

The Metaphorical 'War on Drugs' Gets All Too Real
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As the "war on drugs" becomes increasingly militarized and violent, the symbolic phrase has become a bloody truth; more than 60 percent of Americans say that discrimination against the LGBT community is a serious issue; meanwhile, the NYPD thanks Occupy Wall Street for its help after Hurricane Sandy, albeit off the record. These discoveries and more after the jump.

Occupy Wall Street: One Year Later

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The Occupy movement is celebrating its first anniversary Monday with a full slate of protests and a side of party hats. At least 100 arrests have been reported thus far.

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