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The body of a tourist shot by a gunman lies near a beachside hotel in Sousse, Tunisia on June 26. Photo by Amine Ben Aziza/Reuters A gunman disguised as a tourist killed at least 37 people in a popular beach town in Tunisia on Friday. Also Friday, a...
Artist rendering of the New Horizons probe approaching Pluto and one of its moons. Image by Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory/Southwest Research Institute (JHUAPL/SwRI) Less than three weeks from a historic flyby of the dwarf...
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...
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...
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....