What is that you say? It’s following the oral arguments to guess at the ruling.
From the oral arguments on Wednesday, it sounds like SCOTUS will likely overturn DOMA. The primary unknown is how narrow they will make the ruling. NPR
Banks reopened in Cyprus Thursday after a two-week holiday. Measures are still in place to help prevent a run on the banks. New York Times
The global Internet slowed due to a massive attack from people who hate spam. BBC
Nelson Mandela has been admitted to the hospital with a lung infection. NPR
The U.S. sent stealth bombers to fly in military exercises in South Korea (and show North Korea who is boss). CNN
Students at Damascus University were killed in a mortar strike. They were in the cafeteria. New York Times
Studies of people who had weight loss surgery have found that there is a change to the bacteria in the gut post-surgery, which suggests nonsurgical treatments for obesity. BBC
Detroit’s emergency manager law went into effect yesterday. People protested. Rightly so. Detroit Free Press
What news have you been following?