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Supreme Court DOMA Decision Rules Federal Same-Sex Marriage Ban Unconstitutional

WASHINGTON -- The Defense of Marriage Act, the law barring the federal government from recognizing same-sex marriages legalized by the states, is unconstitutional, the Supreme Court ruled Wednesday by a 5-4 vote.<p>"The federal statute is invalid, for no legitimate purpose overcomes the purpose and …

Spain Is Beyond Doomed: The 2 Scariest Unemployment Charts Ever

This is what a permanent underclass looks like.<p>(Reuters)<p>Spain is in a great depression, and it is one of the most terrifying things I have ever seen.<p>Five years after its housing boom turned to bust, Spanish unemployment hit a record high of 27.2 percent in the first quarter of 2013. It's almost too …

New Bankia shares tumble, wiping out family savings in Spain

Spain's banking crisis wiped out billions of euros of family savings on Tuesday as small investors who bought shares in the nationalised Bankia were …

MERS Infects Two More

Adult prescription growth linked to kids' poisonings

As adult prescription medication use has increased, so have rates of poisonings in children of all ages.<p>More adults are taking prescriptions for chronic diseases such as diabetes and high blood pressure -- and those same medications are linked to increasing rates of poisonings in children and …