Attorney General Martha Coakley is praising Wednesday’s Supreme Court ruling that overturned the Defense of Marriage Act. Coakley says families will no longer be denied Social Security and medical benefits simply because of who they love. She says she’s proud of Massachusetts’ leadership on same-sex marriage, and the decision is a step on the march toward equality for all.
A look at some of the big stories that made headlines this week and the headlines you may have missed.
This All-American holiday took a long and winding road to become an annual tradition.
With lower gas prices and an improved job market, AAA expects more than 37 million Americans to travel this weekend, the most since 2005.
The city of Northampton now has an ordinance banning the use of single-layer plastic bags