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Wins, Setbacks Mark the Path to Nationwide Same-Sex Marriage

NEWS | By Mark Sherman | Jul 6
n 2004, when Massachusetts became the first state to allow same-sex couples to marry, President George W. Bush declared support for a constitutional amendment "to protect the institution of marriage."

South Carolina Lawmakers Return for Confederate Flag Debate

NEWS | By Bobby McGuire | Jul 6
While it appears there is broad support in the South Carolina Legislature to bring down the Confederate flag, the depth of that support will get its first test this week as lawmakers return to Columbia to come up with a specific plan.

Versace Kicks Off Paris Couture Week in Style

STYLE | By Thomas Adamson | Jul 6
Here are the highlights, including Adeline Andre and Ulyana Sergeenko.

All in the Family: HGTV Relies on Relationships for Good TV

STYLE | By Luqman Adeniyi | Jul 6
HGTV is working the buddy system. The home-and-garden network has upped the number of shows with co-hosts who are related or married to five.

5 Foods of the Future

STYLE | By Candice Choi | Jul 6
Chips made out of broccoli, chickpeas and kale. Wine-spiked ice cream. Those were some of the alternate-universe products at this week's 61st annual Fancy Food Show.

Not So Marvelous: Marvel Theme Park Tour Cancelled

TRAVEL | Jul 6
The indoor high-tech traveling theme park "The Marvel Experience" has stumbled and will cut short its summer tour.

Consider the Financial Implications of Lengthy Auto Loans

BUSINESS | By Alex Veiga | Jul 6
Car buyers are increasingly taking on loans with lengthier payoff terms to cope with rising prices or to make SUVs, crossovers and other pricier models more affordable.

'Jurassic' Devours 'Magic Mike,' 'Terminator' at the July 4 Box Office

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jake Coyle | Jul 5
July 4th went off like a dud at the box office. Anticipated new releases "Magic Mike XXL" and "Terminator Genisys" fizzled, leaving the popular holdovers "Jurassic World" and "Inside Out" to top the holiday weekend.

Same-Sex Marriage Could Provide Business Boost in Nebraska

NEWS | By Grant Schulte | Jul 5
The U.S. Supreme Court decision to allow same-sex marriage could be good news for businesses that serve couples, from wedding planners to divorce attorneys.

Gay Marriage Opponents Propose 2 Colorado Ballot Measures

NEWS | Jul 5
Opponents of gay marriage have proposed two Colorado ballot measures in response to the Supreme Court ruling that same-sex couples have a right to marry nationwide.


News

Gay Rights Activists Mark Landmark 1965 Demonstration

PRIDE | By Natalie Pompilio | Jul 5
Gay rights activists gathered in front of Independence Hall in Philadelphia on the Fourth of July to mark the progress of their movement and pay tribute to those who launched it a half-century ago


Entertainment

Biggest Hopes for Turning Around Summer Box Office

MOVIES | Jul 6
From "Terminator Genisys" to "Magic Mike XXL," Fandango.com managing editor Erik Davis joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss summer releases.


Business

Bourbon Boom: Kentucky Inventory Reaches 40-Year HIgh

CORPORATE | By Bruce Schreiner | Jul 5
Kentucky's bourbon boom is showing no signs of peaking as distilleries keep up a production pace unmatched for decades.


Finance

California Slips Back to No. 8 Economy in World

RETIREMENT | Jul 3
Less than a month after edging out Brazil, California has slipped back to its ranking as the eighth-largest economy in the world based off an update of global economic data released.


Cars

Top Selling Cars and Trucks in the US in June

AUTO NEWS | Jul 3
Automakers released June U.S. sales figures Wednesday. These are the top sellers, the number sold and the percent change from June 2014.


Style

Picnic Plunder: Leave the Peas Out of Your Guac

FOOD/DRINK | By J.M. Hirsch | Jul 4
Thank goodness for Twitter-powered outrage. How else would we know just how horribly offensive the combination of peas and avocados is?


Health/Fitness

Watch Glitter Shooting Penis in Safe-Sex PSA That's Causing a Stir in Norway

HIV/AIDS | By EDGE | Jul 2
A giant glitter-ejaculating penis that is being used as part of a public service announcement to promote safe-sex is causing a stir in Norway where the PSA is being broadcast.