Walmart adds transgender protections.Have a good weekend!
Federal Bureau of Prisons makes major change in transgender medical policy.
Obama administration widens challenges to state immigration laws.
Women's rights groups praise new Afghan shelter regulations.
Saudi king gives women right to vote. (A better headline would be "Saudi king stops denying women's right to vote.")
DOMA repeal gets its first Republican cosponsor.
Pentagon to allow chaplains to officiate weddings for gay and lesbian service members.
Settlement requires Feds to act on protecting 82 coral species from extinction.
The golden age of motoring is over.
Work must halt on Belo Monte.
Massive Chinese-backed dam on Irrawaddy River halted by Burma's government.
Bolivia puts Amazon road project on ice.
Treasury of World's Fair Art & Architecture: A Digital Archive, 1851-1986.
The United States Exploring Expedition, 1838-1842.
Sugar tongs of the 18th century.
Russian landscape (via wood s lot).
(Photo: "Night View of Trees and Streetlamp, Burgkühnauer Allee, Dessau," by Lyonel Feininger, 1928.)