Atheism's Big Spender, Changing Definitions of Marriage

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Wednesday, March 27, 2013

NASA photograph of one of the two identical Voyager space probes Voyager 1 and Voyager 2 launched in 1977. (NASA/Wikimedia Commons)

Legacy and the Supremes: A Psychoanalytic Look at the Court | Meet the Atheism Movement's Big Spender | Venture Capitalists Invest in Younger and Younger Entrepreneurs | Where in the Solar System Is Voyager 1? | The Definition of Marriage Shifting in U.S.

Legacy and the Supremes: A Psychoanalytic Look at the Court

Every judge claims impartiality, that he or she renders decisions based on the facts in the cast at hand, but Supreme Court justices are in a particular spotlight, both today and in terms of their historical legacy.

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The Conservative Case for Gay Marriage

Dozens of Republicans have come out in support of same-sex marriage in the past few weeks. So what's the conservative case for gay marriage? Jeff Cook-McCormac, an advisor to a super PAC that advocates for pro-gay marriage Republican candidates, explains.

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Meet the Atheism Movement's Big Spender

Atheism is a growing movement in America. Campaign ads encouraging humanism and free-thought are slowly becoming more prevalent, yet atheists remain one of the most disliked groups in the country. Can money make a difference?

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Venture Capitalists Invest In Younger and Younger Entrepreneurs

The now-famous teenager Nick D'Aloisio, whose news reading app Summly was purchased by Yahoo for tens of millions of dollars, is now the latest in a stream of young tech entrepreneurs who became multi-millionaires overnight.

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Pro-Life Legislators Score a Victory in North Dakota

North Dakota Governor Jack Dalrymple signed the nation's toughest abortion legislation into law yesterday despite the presence of protesters outside. The law bans abortion once a fetal heartbeat is "detectable," as early as six weeks into a pregnancy.

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Where in the Solar System Is Voyager 1?

Last week, a new study alleged that Voyager 1 had burst through the heliosphere into interstellar space. NASA quickly shot down that explanation, explaining that the craft is still within the heliosphere. But what, and where, is that?

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The Definition of Marriage Is Shifting in the U.S.

It might surprise you to learn that today, 48 percent of first-time mothers are unmarried. This figure is not about a rise in teen pregnancy, though. It's about a different demographic shift.

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