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Supreme Court strikes down bans on same-sex marriage

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage across the United States Friday in a closely divided ruling that will stand as a milestone in its 226-year history.<p>The justices ruled 5-4 that states cannot deny gay men and lesbians the same marriage rights enjoyed for thousands of years …

The 15 best smartphones in the world

Here's our ranking of the best phones you can buy right now in the U.S. (based on factors including design, software and hardware features, content selection, carrier availability, and price), including approximate unsubsidized cost.

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Secretary of Agriculture

Clinton kicks off 2016 campaign online, heads next to Iowa

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton jumped back into presidential politics on Sunday, making a much-awaited announcement she will again seek the White House with a promise to serve as the "champion" of everyday Americans.<p>Clinton opened her bid for the 2016 Democratic nomination by positioning …

Government

Rep. Tammy Duckworth Is Running for the Senate

Duck­worth, an Ir­aq War vet­er­an, in­tro­duced her­self in the video as a “daugh­ter of a mar­ine, a wife, a new moth­er, and com­bat vet­er­an.” …

Steve Daines

Apple now bigger than Russia's stock market

Technology giant Apple is worth more than the combined value of all Russian public companies for the first time<p><b>Apple</b> is now worth more than Russia's stock market, new data have revealed.<p>The US technology giant's market capitalisation has overtaken the combined value of all Russian public companies …

Ted Cruz gets even more annoying: Why he wants to make the Internet worse

Awful senator calls net neutrality “Obamacare for the Internet” — which helps out bad actors like Comcast<p>President Obama shocked progressives and technology activists yesterday when he unveiled an aggressive plan for tackling the issue of net neutrality. Yes, yes, this is going to be a column about …

Why millennials pulled a disappearing act on Election Day

Younger voters aren’t disengaged. Their faith in our institutions is at an all-time low, and with good reason<p>As pundits predicted (Nate Silver really has taken the drama out of election returns) the Republicans swept to a classic 6th year victory, winning senate and gubernatorial majorities on the …

Twitter Is Suing the Government So it Can Tell You More About Surveillance

Twitter is suing the U.S. Justice Department to disclose more information about the types of data the government seeks about Twitter users. Twitter, …

Surveillance

The Same-Sex Marriage Fight Is Over

By refusing to take a stand on lower-court decisions, the justices have effectively settled the fight—in favor of gays and lesbians who want to marry.<p>At the annual William and Mary Supreme Court Preview in September, leading appellate lawyers and journalists speculated on what the Court would do …

US police departments are increasingly militarised, finds report

• ACLU cites soaring use of war zone equipment and tactics • Swat teams increasingly deployed in local police raids • Seven civilians killed and 46 injured in incidents since 2010<p>At 3am on 28 May, Alecia Phonesavanh was asleep in the room she was temporarily occupying together with her husband and …

House Of Representatives Passes Amendment To Cut Off Funding For NSA’s “Backdoor” Searches

The House of Representatives has passed by a landslide an amendment to the Defense Appropriations bill that will cut off funding to National Security Agency’s “backdoor” surveillance. The act, which places limits on how the NSA can gain access to communication, including email, online browsing, and …

iOS 8 Features: Hidden Features

Siri<p><b>Faster voice recognition</b> - Siri now displays what is being spoken on the iPhone or iPad display as it is said, allowing users to get immediate feedback on what the voice assistant is hearing.<p><b>Voice activation</b> - Saying "Hey Siri" while an iOS device is plugged in will activate Siri, allowing …

Exclusive: Feds To Lift Ban On Federal Employee Insurance Coverage Of Sex-Reassignment Surgery

A change long sought by advocates.<p>WASHINGTON — The federal government is telling insurers Friday that they can now provide transgender people with coverage for transition-related care — including sex-reassignment surgery — in federal employee health care plans, BuzzFeed has learned.<p>Two sources …

'A very tragic day': Student, teen gunman dead at Ore. high school

Tragedy struck an Oregon high school Tuesday when a teen with a rifle killed another student and slightly wounded a teacher at the start of the second-to-last day of the year.<p>The gunman was found dead a short time later in a bathroom stall, where he apparently killed himself, said police in the …

Texas Republicans vote to adopt gay conversion policy

GOP convention backs 'reparative therapy for patients seeking healing from their homosexual lifestyle'<p>The Texas Republican Party has endorsed so-called "reparative therapy" for gays, under a new policy statement given final approval at its annual convention on Saturday.<p>The new anti-gay language was …

A New Email Scam Tricks People Into Thinking They've Won Money From The Powerball

The email includes a link to the Kansas City Star (http://bit.ly/1ldXIsr ), which reported in December that a local mechanic had won a $71.5 million Powerball jackpot on Christmas.<p>While that part of the email's claims is true, the prize winner does not live in Kansas, he wasn't recently married and …

Kansas City

North Korea Detains an American Tourist for Violating the Law

North Korea detained a 56-year-old tourist from Ohio for flouting its laws after entering the isolated kingdom, bringing to three the number of Americans being held by Pyongyang.<p>"American citizen Jeffrey Edward Fowle entered the DPRK as a tourist on April 29 and acted in violation of the DPRK law, …

North Korea

Majority Say Gay Marriage Is Backed By Constitution

Most Americans agree with recent court rulings that gay marriage is a constitutional right, according to a Washington Post/ABC poll released Friday -- the latest in a slew of evidence that support for gay marriage has solidified as the mainstream position.<p>Fifty percent of those surveyed agree that …