U.S. District Judge Jeffrey White has ruled the Defense of Marriage Act unconstitutional, reports Reuters.
The most-talked about person during last night's Billboard Music Awards wasn't a performance or musical artist—it was the fan who was on the receiving end of a Miguel stage-dive gone horribly wrong. It seems like she survived.
From the rise of gay sex to the absolute demolition of a New York Times columnist, we've seen and read about Linsanity's far-reaching effects -- so who are the real winners and losers in the Jeremy Lin market?
Remi Ochlik was only in his 28 when he died on Wednesday in Homs, Syria. He was also one of the brightest talents in the field of photojournalism.
It's being called the "negative salary": Due to austerity measures in Greece, it's being reported that up to 64,000 Greeks will go without pay this month, and some will have to pay for having a job.
Buzzfeed's McKay Coppins has
a really interesting look at the social media dynamic and online lives of the Romney family a majestic picture of a shirtless Craig Romney that has made some on the Internet blush.
On May 2, the only privately-owned copy of The Scream will go on sale, where it's expected to fetch more than $80 million.
There was only one candidate to become Yemen's next president on Tuesday's poll, and The New York Times describes the election as "hardly an exercise in democracy," but Yemenis took to polling stations despite reports of violence.
Thousands of Aghans protested at Bagram Air Base, the main U.S. military base in Afghanistan, on Tuesday, as local laborers found out that NATO personnel had been burning Korans at the base.
Following ESPN's groan-inducing Jeremy Lin headline, we'd like like to point out a few more phrases headline writers might want to avoid, not only because they're vaguely racist but also because they're clichéd.
Iran's been dominating the news and it shows -- a Gallup poll found that 32 percent of Americans believe that Iran is the greatest threat to the U.S., followed by China, North Korea, Afghanistan, and Iraq.
Acknowledging that the world is watching and a lot of Western diplomacy depends on Nobel Peace Prize Winner Aung San Suu Kyi's political campaign and upcoming elections in April, Myanmar has lifted a rally ban just hours after Suu Kyi's party complained about fair elections this morning.
Call it an old boys club. Confirming something that's been commented and joked about for years, The Los Angeles Times found that of the 5,765 Oscar voters 94 percent are male, 77 percent are white and 86 percent are 50 and older.
In one of the more disturbing things you'll hear out of Japan, the manager of the Fukushima Daiichi power plant is blaming the plant's sharply rising temperatures (a possible sign of radiation leaks) on a faulty thermometer, telling journalists on Monday that they'll hopefully allow people back to their homes soon.
Cartoonist Tom Toles on the economy's not-so-fair weather fans.
After reading David Brooks' "The Jeremy Lin Problem" this morning, it seemed as though our Twitter feed instantly sparkled with little nuggets of dissent—so many in fact that we put together this guide to David Brooks haters.
Forget a new paint job or replacing the carpeting: If your newsroom needs some freshening up, just have Rupert Murdoch stop by for a visit.
Italian police have confiscated around $6 trillion of counterfeit U.S. Treasury Bonds on Friday, a number equal to almost half of the entire U.S. debt.
Luckily, Priya Sinh was able to contact her 70 guests via Facebook that she wouldn't make to her 18th birthday, but 4,000 other stranded Air Australia passengers and 300 people who work at the now-grounded airline are still trying to figure things out.
President Obama's raised $29.1 million in January, outpacing last year's figures, but the president's team would also like to remind you that 98 percent of those donations were $250 and less.
It's a ham sandwich ... no, it's totally the cause of prostate cancer ... wait it's Bayer aspirin? Today was the day that everyone had something to say about contraception without actually talking about contraception.
Reps. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) and Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) have walked out on the House Oversight Committee's hearing on the White House mandate requiring employers and insurers to provide contraception coverage after chairman Rep. Darrell Issa failed to include any women as witnesses Thursday morning.
Rick Santorum thought he had Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine's endorsement in his pocket, but he'll have to work a bit harder on the campaign trail to get it back as the metal guitarist clarified his comments.
Expect both parties to claim a victory now that Congressional negotiators have reached a deal to extend a payroll tax holiday for 10 months and unemployment benefits through the end of the year.
Thai police have confirmed that the three Iranian "Bangkok Bombers" were targeting Israeli diplomats, supporting Israel's claim that Iran was behind the attacks.
Having grown tired of "Shit Girls Say," some of our favorite Facebookers and Tweeters have propped the "What I Do" meme on their social media shoulders, and it looks like it's here to stay.
A diner went into cardiac arrest while chowing down on the 6,000-calorie Triple Bypass Burger at the Heart Attack Grill this past weekend.
The Wall Street Journal found some people who've gone 20 or more years without taking one sick day at work. They're not superhuman, they just really, really love their jobs.
Today is the day Greece the EU need to sign off on the paperwork to avoid Greece's default on March 20, and Greece's Finance Minister promises it will have a deal within hours.
This is troubling on so many levels. The maker of the Avastin cancer drug is currently warning doctors and hospitals that a fake version of the drug has been found, and it's really hard to tell if you might have the fraudulent version.
The rise of Jeremy Lin, the New York Knicks' electric, Asian-American point guard is supposed to be a feel-good story, but a recent flurry of racist comments about his success just proves why we can't have nice things.
Even if the defense attorneys don't win the case for the seven members of the Hutaree militia on trial for conspiracy in Detroit, it's not for a lack of effort, as lawyers have decided to go forward with the "they were just preparing for the Antichrist" strategy on Tuesday.
With U.S.-Iran tensions looming and Iran's various threats to close the Strait of Hormuz, the USS Abraham Lincoln sailed through the strait for the second time in recent weeks on Tuesday.
Stun guns, tear gas, and rubber bullets--those are the Valentine's Day presents Bahraini police are giving protesters who are looking to march on the anniversary of last year's pro-democracy uprisings.
Mitt Romney might want to ask Rick Santorum for some helpful tips on how to deal with a pesky Google problem, now that "Romney" has become a very popular, Google-bombed joke.
Apple announced Monday that it would cooperate with the Fair Labor Association with special voluntary audits of its suppliers' factories in Shenzen and Chengdu, China, a move inspired by the spate of bad press for its factories.
Syrian authorities rejected an Arab League proposal for a U.N. peacekeepers to enter the country, while its forces have begun shelling Homs for a the tenth day.
Israel has confirmed that a car bomb that went off at its embassy in New Delhi was targeting one of its diplomats, while another bomb near its embassy in Tbilisi, Georgia has been defused.
The White House has announced that as a part of its compromise with religious groups who disagree with a new health care mandate around contraceptives, it will now shift the costs of contraceptives to insurance companies, instead of religious employers as it had initially planned.
Workers showed their disapproval of the provisional austerity measures agreed upon by Greek leaders yesterday by walking out on their jobs for the second time this week, while Europe's economic "troika" sent Thursday's deal back to the drawing board.
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