The Takeaway: U.S. Cancer Deaths Down-But Melanoma, HPV-Related Cancers Up in Older Adults

Overall cancer deaths in the United States are down, driven by steep declines in fatal cases of lung and breast cancer. But certain, more rare cancers are up””and older adults have seen the steepest inclines.

The Takeaway: Weekend Edition (Updated)

Update: New York legalizes same-sex marriage in late Friday vote. Newly-married New Yorkers will see their lives change significantly – legally and financially. But for those older couples who don’t live in the six states recognizing gay marriage, planning is still essential. P.M. Notes: Peter Falk, right, dies at 83. TV’s Lt. Columbo, who reportedly suffered from dementia, died Thursday at his home in Beverly Hills.