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This Wednesday, April 23, 2014, photo shows electronic cigarettes and accessories displayed at a store in Chicago. For the first time, a government survey released on Thursday, April 16, 2015, says U.S. teen cigarette smoking fell below 10 percent, but dramatic increases in teens puffing electronic cigarettes and hookahs offset the use of traditional nicotine products like cigarettes, cigars, pipes, and chewing tobacco. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

Teen smoking fell as e-cigarette use boomed: CDC

- The Washington Times

Teenage use of e-cigarettes tripled from 2013 to 2014, according to a government study released Thursday that says use of electronic butts among middle and high school students now outpaces conventional cigarettes or any other tobacco product.

Gay marriage issue complicates immigration, motherhood

- Associated Press

When Valeria Tanco and Sophy Jesty began dating during post-graduate veterinary training at Cornell University, their relationship faced more than the usual run of hurdles.

Loretta M. Pangelinan, 28, holds the application for a marriage license that she and her fiancee, Kathleen M. Aguero, 28, will turn in at the Office of Vital Statistics in the Guam Department of Public Health and Social Services on Wedneday, April 8, 2015.  Pangelinan and Aguero's application was refused by the clerk at the department's Office of Vital Statistics. Under Guam law, a marriage license is only issued to a couple of the opposite sex, department director James Gillan said. R. Todd Thompson, an attorney for Pangelinan and Aguero, said the couple plans to take their case to federal court.  (AP Photo/Grace O. Garces Bordallo)

Status of gay marriage in Guam, US territories

- Associated Press

Guam's attorney general and governor are at odds over whether same-sex couples should be allowed to marry in the U.S. territory.

FILE - In this March 11, 2015, file photo, first lady Michelle Obama speaks in the East Room of the White House in Washington. Michelle Obama says gospel music is a "ray of hope" that fueled her love of music in general. "It's what helps connect us to God, to that higher power," the first lady said Tuesday at a White House-arranged gospel music workshop for students from around the country. "For so many, when times have darkened, when there's struggle, gospel music is that ray of hope and it gives you that strength." (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)

Correction: Obama-Gospel story

- Associated Press

In a story April 14 about a gospel music celebration at the White House, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Loretta Lynch would be the first female U.S. attorney general. She would be the first black female attorney general.