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  • AP News in Brief at 9:58 p.m. EDT

    Episcopalians approve gay marriage, allowing religious weddings for same-sex couples Episcopalians voted overwhelmingly Wednesday to allow religious weddings for same-sex couples, solidifying the church's embrace of gay rights that began more than a...
  • Polygamous Montana trio applies for wedding license

    A Montana man said Wednesday that he was inspired by last week's U.S. Supreme Court decision legalizing gay marriage to apply for a marriage license so that he can legally wed his second wife. Nathan Collier and his wives Victoria and Christine applied...
  • Christie says clerks with objections to same-sex marriage have duty to keep oath

    ASHLAND, N.H. New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, on his first full day on the presidential campaign trail, said Wednesday that personal objections should not exempt government officials from issuing licenses for same-sex marriages. Public officials have a...
  • Some still just say 'no' as Alabama tries to adhere to same-sex ruling

    Some still just say 'no' as Alabama tries to adhere to same-sex ruling
    Five days after the U.S. Supreme Court's landmark ruling on same-sex marriage, a federal judge for the Southern District of Alabama on Wednesday clarified that such couples should be granted licenses to marry. But neither judicial action cuts much ice...
  • Time to embrace historic change in Cuba relations

    Time to embrace historic change in Cuba relations
    Add one more to the list of seismic cultural, social and political events we've witnessed in recent days. When President Obama announced Wednesday that the United States and Cuba would soon be reopening their embassies in Havana and Washington, the move...
  • Defense asks Florida Supreme Court to keep stay on Jerry Correll execution

    Defense asks Florida Supreme Court to keep stay on Jerry Correll execution
    The defense for a man who killed four members of an Orlando family in 1985 has asked the Florida Supreme Court to keep his execution on hold as the high court grapples with the constitutionality of Florida death penalty procedures. State officials...
  • 5th Circuit tells courts to issue same-sex marriage rulings

    A federal appeals court Wednesday instructed judges in Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas to wrap up gay marriage cases in their states in line with last week's U.S. Supreme Court ruling. The order Wednesday from the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals...
  • Supreme Court to hear California teacher's suit -- a 'life or death' case for unions

    Supreme Court to hear California teacher's suit -- a 'life or death' case for unions
    The Supreme Court put public-sector unions in its crosshairs Tuesday by agreeing to hear a constitutional attack on the mandatory representation fees that nearly all California teachers pay. As they concluded a memorable term that legalized gay marriage...
  • What to do about death row

    What to do about death row
    To the edtior: In a curious decision by the U.S. Supreme Court, (“Despite vote, shift is felt on death penalty,” June 30) the justices should be charged with practicing medicine without a license. The use of midazolam for lethal injection is...
  • Gay marriage availability unclear in 2 Arkansas counties

    Five days after a landmark high court ruling, at least two Arkansas counties had not issued same-sex marriage licenses as clerks with religious and moral objections decide whether to comply with state and federal orders. The majority of Arkansas counties...
  • Polygamous Montana trio applies for wedding license

     Polygamous Montana trio applies for wedding license
    A Montana man said Wednesday that he was inspired by last week's U.S. Supreme Court decision legalizing gay marriage to apply for a marriage license so that he can legally wed his second wife. Nathan Collier and his wives Victoria and Christine...