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Partners Adrian, left and Shane, arrive to cast their vote at a polling station in Drogheda, Ireland
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Ireland Makes History

Ireland has voted resoundingly to legalize gay marriage in the world's first national vote on the issue, leaders on both sides of the Irish referendum declared Saturday even as official ballot counting continued

In this photo taken Monday, May 18, 2015, Gino Celli inspects wheat nearing harvest on his farm near Stockton, Calif. Celli, who farms 1,500 acres of land and manages another 7,000 acres, has senior water rights and draws his irrigation water from the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta. Farmers in the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta who have California's oldest water rights are proposing to voluntarily cut their use by 25 percent to avoid the possibility of even harsher restrictions by the state later this summer as the record drought continues.(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

California Approves Historic Water Cuts by Farmers

California regulators accepted a historic offer by farmers to make a 25% voluntary water cut to avoid deeper mandatory losses during the drought. The state already has mandated 25% conservation by cities and towns and curtailed water deliveries

In this Nov. 11, 2011, file photo, B.B. King performs at Club Nokia in Los Angeles.

B.B. King Viewing Draws More Than 1,000 in Las Vegas

Hundreds of people turned out during a public chance to say goodbye to B.B. King in Las Vegas ahead of a weekend memorial service and a final King of the Blues road tour leading back home to the Mississippi Delta

"China: Through The Looking Glass" Costume Institute Benefit Gala

Olsen Twins Out for Full House Revival

Fuller House is moving forward without one very important member of the Tanner family. Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen will not reprise the role they shared as Michelle in the upcoming Netflix revival of the beloved ABC sitcom

Pumping gas

Memorial Day Gas Prices at Lowest Point Since 2009

Consumer gas prices are at a lower point heading into Memorial Day weekend than any comparable weekend since 2009. The average retail gas price was $2.74 per gallon on May 18, nearly a dollar lower than on the same day last year

How the World's Oldest Person Is Celebrating Her Birthday

The world's oldest person is laughing and feeling "good" about turning 116 on Saturday. "I feel good, I just can’t get around like I would like to," Jeralean Talley told TIME on the eve of her birthday in a phone call from her Michigan home

The Duggar family appear on NBC News' "Today" show on June 7, 2011.

TLC Pulls 19 Kids and Counting

TLC has pulled 19 Kids and Counting from its schedule in the wake of accusations that star Josh Duggar molested several underage girls as a teenager. Duggar has said he "acted inexcusably"

Hillary Clinton Campigns In Iowa, Meeting With Small Business Owners

U.S. Releases Hillary Clinton's Emails on Benghazi

The State Department released hundreds of emails that were stored on Hillary Clinton's private server during her time as Secretary of State. The emails, which pertain to the Benghazi terror attacks, do not change the official assessment of the incident

\Iceberg, Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica.

Glaciers Are Crumbling Quickly in Southern Antarctica

Multiple large glaciers on the southern Antarctic Peninsula’s coastline that were previously not thought to be in danger of melting have been crumbling since 2009, according to a new study. Some are dwindling by as much as 13 feet per year

attends The CinemaCon Big Screen Achievement Awards Brought to you by The Coca-Cola Company at OMNIA Nightclub at Caesars Palace during CinemaCon, the official convention of the National Association of Theatre Owners, on April 23, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Amy Schumer Plans Mother-Daughter Comedy

Amy Schumer's Trainwreck still has yet to come out, but she's lining up another enticing comedy for the big screen. Fox confirms that the comedian will star in a mother-daughter comedy set to be produced by Paul Feig


Eiffel Tower Closed as Workers Protest Rise in Pickpockets

The Eiffel Tower closed to the public Friday as workers protested a rise in aggressive pickpockets around the Paris landmark that attracts thousands of visitors daily. The walkout came a day after Paris authorities said crime against tourists had dropped