Tear gas fired, scores wounded in Baghdad protest marking 2019 unrest

Anti-government protesters take cover from Iraqi Security forces who have closed a bridge leading to the Green Zone, during a demonstration as they gather to mark the third anniversary of the anti-government protests in Tahrir Square in Baghdad, Iraq, Saturday, Oct. 1, 2022. (AP Photo/Hadi Mizban) Anti-government protesters take cover from Iraqi Security forces who have closed a bridge leading to the Green Zone, during a demonstration as they gather to mark the third anniversary of the anti-government protests in Tahrir Square in Baghdad, Iraq, Saturday, Oct. 1, 2022. (AP Photo/Hadi Mizban)

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Landmark same-sex marriage bill wins U.S. Senate passage

The U.S. Senate passed bipartisan legislation Tuesday to protect same-sex marriages, an extraordinary sign of shifting national politics on the issue and a measure of relief for the hundreds of thousands of same-sex couples who have married since the Supreme Court's 2015 decision that legalized gay marriage countrywide.

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