Daily Archive: March 27, 2013

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A boost for gay marriage: Justices question US law

PROTESTING–Marriage Equality supporters hold flags in front of the Supreme Court in Washington, Wednesday, March 27, 2013. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) by Kevin Coyne WASHINGTON (AP) — Concluding two days of intense debate, the Supreme Court signaled Wednesday it could give a boost to same-sex marriage by striking down the federal law that denies legally married gay spouses a wide range of benefits offered to other couples.

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Panera trying new pay-what-you-want experiment

PAY WHAT YOU DECIDE–In this March 26 photo, people stand outside a St. Louis Bread Co. cafe, also known as Panera Bread, in St. Louis, Mo. (AP Photo/Jim Salter) by Jim Salter Associated Press Writer ST. LOUIS (AP) — Order a bowl of turkey chili at a St. Louis-area Panera Bread cafe and it’ll cost you a penny. Or $5. Or $100. In other words, whatever you decide.