Ani Petrosyan

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Same-Sex Married Couples To Get Federal Tax Recognition Regardless Of State

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Department of the Treasury announced Thursday that when it comes to taxes, it will recognize same-sex couples' marriages even if they live in a state that does not.<p>The decision, which was prompted by the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling to overturn the Defense of Marriage Act, …

Countless Pens Used to Draw Detailed Animals Portraits

New Jersey-based illustrator Tim Jeffs has spent the past year trying to draw intricately detailed animal portraits with nothing more than pens and ink. Originally completing the spectacular sketchbook drawings as a pastime, Jeffs' son Harrison decided to share his dad's meticulous craft on reddit. …

Drawing

Colleges give largest grants to wealthiest students

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College & University

Dow falls below 15,000 for 6-day losing streak

Stocks tumbled in the final hour of trading on Wednesday, with the Dow posting its sixth-straight day in the red, as investors digested the minutes from the latest Federal Reserve policy meeting.<p>The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 105 points to close below the psychologically-important 15,000 …

Stock Markets

Hiring revs up, but it's mostly part time and low pay

U.S. businesses are hiring at a robust rate. The only problem is that three out of four of the nearly 1 million hires this year are part-time and many of the jobs are low-paid.<p>Faltering economic growth at home and abroad and concern that President Barack Obama's signature health care law will drive …

Health Care

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Former 'Jett Jackson' Disney star Lee Thompson Young dead at 29

Former<p>Disney ChannelstarLee Thompson Youngwas found dead Monday morning amid reports that he sustained a self-inflicted gunshot wound.<p>Sheree Cohen, who served as Young's talent agent for many years, confirmed the 29-year-old star's death. A law enforcement source told The Times that his death …

South Carolina

N.J. Gov. Christie signs ban on gay conversion therapy

Christie's action is seen as a victory for gay rights groups that want him to endorse same-sex marriage.<p>Supporters of same-sex marriage say they have greater hope New Jersey will soon allow it after Republican Gov. Chris Christie signed legislation Monday banning the controversial practice of …

Researchers show how to slip malware into Apple’s App Store

Advertisement<p>9 Comments<p>Apple’s App Store can seem like Fort Knox, as Apple reviews each and every app before making it live. This fastidious approach …

Tunisia democracy faces crucial moment | Egypt

<b>Tunis, Tunisia</b> - From uprising to democratic transition to deep political divides, Tunisia and Egypt have followed similar yet distinctive paths over the past two and a half years.<p>With political tensions between secularists and Islamists coming to a bloody head this week in Egypt, Tunisians are …

Military personnel punished for posting ads seeking sex in Afghanistan

Eleven military personnel and six civilian employees of the<p>Department of Defensewere punished for placing ads on commercial websites seeking sex while they were deployed to Afghanistan, the Marine Corps announced Saturday.<p>The 11 included seven Marines, two sailors, one soldier, and one Air Force …

Military

NSA questions hit pols back home

LANGHORNE, Pa. — Rep. Mike Fitzpatrick has spent many summers here on his home turf blasting big government, big taxes, big Washington — but recently he’s added another item to his list: Big Brother.<p>Even during his speeches on jobs, health care and the economy, the Republican congressman said he …