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Larry Kotlikoff explains how divorce laws differ state by state and argues for a national divorce law. Photo by Getty Images Economist Laurence Kotlikoff, well known for his Ask Larry Social Security column and his best seller, “Get What’s...
The Supreme Court’s decision affirming the right to gay marriage came on a 5-4 vote. In his majority opinion, Justice Anthony Kennedy writes that “No union is more profound than marriage.” Chief Justice John Roberts and Justices...
Gay rights supporters celebrate Friday after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of same-sex couples to marry. Photo by Jim Bourg/Reuters In a historic decision for the gay right’s movement, the Supreme Court ruled on Friday that the U.S....
U.S. Marine veteran Sandy Bidwell, 68 and her wife, former Army National Guard veteran, Lisa Smith, 59, embrace. An estimated 780,000 Americans are in a same-sex marriage, accoridng to an April poll. Photo by Lucy Nicholson/Reuters The Supreme Court...
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Brazil’s President Dilma Rousseff at a ceremony at the Planalto Palace in Brasilia, Brazil, on June 17. Photo by Bruno Domingos/Reuters As official visits go, it has been an inauspicious scene-setting for next week’s trip of Brazilian...