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Now that the DOMA has been ruled unconstitutional, legally married same-sex couples will be eligible for over 1,000 federal programs and benefits, including the Unlimited Marital Deduction. Plus, the financial and economic battle of same sex marriage has a long and expensive history.

Segments From this episode

Size matters when it comes to office desks

Jun 26, 2013
New research shows a link between where you sit, and how you act at the office.

Headed for your fish and chips: The lowly dogfish

Jun 26, 2013
Cod fishermen off Massachusetts catch few cod these days. Their allowed limits have been slashed because cod are fished out. What does take their hooks is dogfish -- lots of dogfish.

The businesses who supported gay marriage

Jun 26, 2013
Many corporations, from Marriott to Pfizer to Viacom, signed an amicus brief in opposition to DOMA.

Is this search link an ad?

Jun 26, 2013
The FTC has told two dozen Internet search engines to make sure online consumers can tell the difference between advertising and the 'natural' results of an Internet search.

Big Data developers nonplussed by Snowden

Jun 26, 2013
At a Big Data industry conference in London, many industry experts find Edward Snowden's information dump unsurprising.

Billionaire rogue trader Marc Rich dies at 78

Jun 26, 2013
The man who revolutionized oil trading was infamously pardoned by President Bill Clinton.

VIDEO: Snoozin' like Snowden in a pod hotel

Jun 26, 2013
Edward Snowden's supposed location, Russia's Sheremetyevo airport, is one of a growing number of airports that offers capsule hotels.

Historic theaters reopening in small Georgia towns

Jun 26, 2013
In the age of multiplexes, hundreds of small American towns have historic theaters that sit empty. But one of the country's largest old-time theaters hopes to reverse that trend.

President Obama begins African tour in Senegal

Jun 26, 2013
Will the president's stop in Senegal signal new business relationships with West Africa?

Now that the DOMA has been ruled unconstitutional, legally married same-sex couples will be eligible for over 1,000 federal programs and benefits, including the Unlimited Marital Deduction. Plus, the financial and economic battle of same sex marriage has a long and expensive history.

Music from the episode

Let's Call It Off - Single Version Peter Bjorn and John
In 3's Beastie Boys