Backed by rainbow flags and confetti, thousands celebrated in California's streets after U.S. Supreme Court rulings brought major advances for gay marriage proponents in the state and across the ... more 
Backed by rainbow flags and confetti, thousands celebrated in California's streets after U.S. Supreme Court rulings brought major advances for gay marriage proponents in the state and across the country. Though wedding bells may be weeks away, same-sex couples and their supporters filled city blocks of San Francisco and West Hollywood to savor the long-awaited decisions as thumping music resounded. Two landmark Supreme Court rulings that bolster gay marriage rights don't remove all barriers to same-sex unions by a long shot. Where gay couples live still will have a lot to do with how they're treated. A federal judge allowed former American International Group Chief Executive Maurice "Hank" Greenberg to continue his lawsuit against the United States over the insurer's bailout, but took away some of his claims. less 
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Thu, Jun 27, 2013 10:00 AM EDT