Here are the top news headlines that may interest you for Tuesday, April 23rd, 2013. Read, be informed, discuss, and prosper.

GingerMidWest Flooding “Steady rain was expected Tuesday in some Midwestern states already struck with severe flooding. Deluges over the weekend left some homeless, rivers at dangerous levels and many in precarious situations.”

The French Stance on Gay Marriage “France is set to become the latest nation to legalize same-sex marriage Tuesday, despite vocal opposition from conservatives, when legislation goes before lawmakers in the lower house for a final vote.”

When Businesses Discover They Can’t Keep Downsizing In the business world, efficiency is king. The corporate quest to cut salaries and get more out of employees, thereby maximizing profits, is never-ending. At some point, however, increasing the workload on employees backfires.

Boy Scouts Gay Dilemma “Top officials of the Boy Scouts of America unanimously recommend allowing gay boys into the ranks of the organization but excluding gay adults as leaders.”

Youngest Black Female Golfer “In Ginger Howard‘s young career, she’s won 78 trophies, ranking first in 41 out of 66 events, and the golf world has taken notice.”