Jim Obergefell fought all the way to the Supreme Court to be listed on his husband's death certificate. He won.

Jim Obergefell. Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images.

Now, thanks to a unanimous city council vote in his hometown, the couple will be listed together, forever, on the street corner where they lived.

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Josette Belant has never planned a protest before. Much less one that might draw thousands of people to the streets of her hometown.

Belant, a scheduler at a primary care clinic, was eager to lend a hand when her friend invited 15 people to a women's march in their hometown of Madison, Wisconsin, on Jan. 21, in solidarity with the larger women's march in Washington, D.C. She joined the steering committee along with two other friends, and buzz swiftly, unexpectedly spread far beyond the tight-knit group.

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Finding help will get a lot easier for homeless people with this new app.

Northern Kentucky University students created Street Reach to help connect homeless folks with the services they need.

Imagine you're walking home on a winter night, mumbling to yourself about the cold.

As you tighten your coat around you, something catches your eye: someone curled up in a doorway, clearly getting ready to spend the night there. You want to help, but you don't know exactly what to do. Give them money? Food? What can you really do to help here?

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