Utah’s gay-marriage ban had state lawyers on the defensive at a hearing before the first federal appeals panel to consider such laws since a June U.S. Supreme Court ruling set off a nationwide series of challenges to them.
Gay-marriage bans struck down in Utah and Oklahoma are the first to come before a federal appeals panel since a June U.S. Supreme Court ruling set off a string of challenges to limits on same-sex marriage.
The Federal Reserve’s annual stress tests found 29 of the 30 largest U.S. banks could withstand a deep recession and still pay dividends, fueling speculation about which firms will win approval next week to raise payouts.
A Brazilian athlete paralyzed from the neck down while training for last month’s Sochi Olympics is getting English lessons through the organizers of the 2016 Rio Olympics to help her communicate with U.S. doctors taking care of her.
Myriad Genetics Inc., the biggest maker of tests for hereditary risks of breast and ovarian cancer, fell the most since December after losing a court bid to block competition while a patent-infringement case is pending.