Lynde Langdon

Lynde is a WORLD Digital’s managing editor and reports on popular and fine arts. She lives in Wichita, Kan., with her husband and two daughters. Follow Lynde on Twitter @lmlangdon.

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Midday Roundup: CDC scrambles to keep up with Ebola

Newsworthy
by Lynde Langdon
Posted 10/16/14, 12:55 pm

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Pham: Handout photo. Brantly: Associated Press/Photo by Michael Ainsworth/The Dallas Morning News

Midday Roundup: Missionary doc gives blood to nurse with Ebola

Newsworthy
by Lynde Langdon
Posted 10/14/14, 12:42 pm

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Associated Press/Photo by Mark Thiessen

Alaska next to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples

Marriage
by Lynde Langdon
Posted 10/13/14, 02:08 pm

Same-sex couples in Alaska began applying for marriage licenses today after an Alaska judge overturned the state’s marriage amendment yesterday. Alaska was the first state in the union to approve an amendment to its constitution defining marriage as between one man and one woman. 

Last week, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, which includes Alaska, ruled that similar laws in Idaho and Nevada were unconstitutional. Alaska District Judge Timothy Burgess heard arguments in the case Friday afternoon and released his decision Sunday afternoon. 

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