SCOTUS Skeptical of Federal Marriage LawBy Mark Sherman | Mar 27The Supreme Court is indicating it could strike down the federal law that prevents legally married gay couples from receiving a range of federal benefits for married people.
Gay Marriage Equality Box Spreads on Social MediaBy Leanne Italie | Mar 27Bud Light said it with beer cans and Martha Stewart with red velvet cake as companies and celebrities from Beyonce to George Takei joined millions of social media users in posting and tweaking a simple red logo in support of gay marriage.
Audio and Transcript of SCOTUS DOMA Hearing ReleasedMar 27The official transcript and the audio of Tuesday’s Supreme Court hearing of the Defense of Marriage Act has been released. Here are some experts from the arguments as well.
Gay Marriage: More Red-State Senators As Bill O’Reilly ConcedesBy Jason St. Amand | Mar 28In the wake of what looks like a Supreme Court slam dunk, Fox News audience favorite Bill O’Reilly in his own inimitable way, joined the flood of senior politicians rushing to join the marriage-equality bandwagon.
Gay Marriage Case’s Edie Windsor: Marriage ’Magic’By Jessica Gresko | Mar 27Edit Windsor, who is asking the Supreme Cout to strike down Section 3 of DOMA, gave a speech outside the court after the hearing.
A Boost for Gay Marriage: Justices Question US LawBy Mark Sherman | Mar 27Concluding two days of intense debate, the Supreme Court signaled Wednesday it could give a boost to same-sex marriage by striking down the federal law that denies legally married gay spouses a wide range of benefits offered to other couples.
However Court Rules, Gay Marriage Debate Won’t EndBy David Crary | Mar 28However the Supreme Court rules after its landmark hearings on same-sex marriage, the issue seems certain to divide Americans and states for many years to come.
Gay Marriage at High Court: How a Case Can FizzleBy Mark Sherman | Mar 28While no one knows exactly how the U.S. Supreme Court will rule on the recent gay marriage cases, many speculate over the justice’s decisions, which are expected to come in late June.
Dems Criticize GOP Support of DOMABy Jim Abrams | Mar 29The cost to taxpayers for a House Republican decision to fund the legal team supporting DOMA has climbed from $500,000 to as much as $3 million, Democrats say in questioning the GOP stance on the gay marriage issue now before the Supreme Court.
Lawmakers Rush to Catch Up On Gay MarriageBy Josh Lederman | Mar 29For years, American opinion on gay marriage has been shifting. Now lawmakers are in a mad dash to catch up.
College Applicants Using LinkedIn to Gain EdgeWith college application deadlines just around the corner, high school seniors are looking for new ways to impress admissions departments. Many students are turning to LinkedIn to show off their accomplishments and gain an edge over fellow applicants.
Can You Be Healthy and Obese?Despite myths to the contrary, being obese has a negative impact on your cardiovascular health regardless of blood pressure or cholesterol levels. Doctors say that eating right and exercising is critical to maintaining a healthy weight.
’Tips for Jesus’ Giving $1,000 Tips to ServersAn anonymous customer in several cities across the U.S. has left thousands of dollars in tips to servers, accompanied with a stamp saying "tips for Jesus."
Putting the Bite Back in Fortune Cookies--’In Bed’Mo Rocca investigates claims about fortune cookies. While they may remain delicious, some say the messages in them have been getting stale--’in bed.’