An appeals court ruled Thursday that the Defense of Marriage Act, a law that essentially denies a host of benefits to gay married couples, is unconstitutional.

The 1st U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Boston said the law, which defines marriage as a union between a man and a woman, discriminates against gay couples.

Posted in: Politics

Unless you're the Miami Zombie, this video of a baby elephant playing soccer (or "football" as some call it) at a London zoo is guaranteed to make you smile.

A young Asian elephant named Donna recently showed off her dexterity with the ball and trunk-eye coordination at England's ZSL Whipsnade Zoo.

Posted in: Pets