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  • Yale student scientists have designs on the future

    They've gotten the A-OK from NASA, so two recent Yale University graduates are busy building an asteroid rock chipper. They're among 11 students and graduates taking part in the third annual Yale Center for Engineering Innovation and Design summer...
  • A GOP conundrum: How does a 2016 candidate play the same-sex marriage ruling?

    A GOP conundrum: How does a 2016 candidate play the same-sex marriage ruling?
    Within minutes of the Supreme Court's decision declaring a constitutional right for same-sex couples to marry, President Obama joined the celebration, calling one of the gay plaintiffs to congratulate him on live television, then going to the Rose...
  • Hillary Clinton calls on Republicans to abandon gay-marriage fight

    WASHINGTON Hillary Clinton, at the end of what she described as "an emotional roller-coaster of a day," called on Republicans running for president to stop opposing the expansion of gay rights and move on to other issues. "Instead of trying to turn...
  • Carroll residents react to Supreme Court's same-sex marriage ruling

    Carroll residents react to Supreme Court's same-sex marriage ruling
    Matt Gibbons shed tears of joy Friday morning when he heard about the U.S. Supreme Court decision affirming the right to same-sex marriage. "In my lifetime, I thought this would never happen," the 58-year-old Union Bridge resident said. "It was just one...
  • Northwest Indiana celebrates marriage ruling

    Northwest Indiana celebrates marriage ruling
    When Chesterton resident Lyn Judkins found out Friday morning that the U.S. Supreme Court had granted the right for gay marriage nationwide, she began crying. "It's unbelievable," Judkins, of Chesterton, said. "It was a long fight, but we won."...
  • Connecticut Activists, Politicians Hail Supreme Court Gay Marriage Decision

    Connecticut Activists, Politicians Hail Supreme Court Gay Marriage Decision
    Veteran gay rights activist Anne Stanback began pressing for marriage equality more than a dozen years ago. "This isn't a question of whether we're going to get this right, but when,'' she said in 2002. On Friday, Stanback came to the state Capitol to...
  • Seattle Mayor Ed Murray overjoyed by same-sex marriage ruling

    Seattle Mayor Ed Murray overjoyed by same-sex marriage ruling
    It was late January 2006, and then-state Rep. Ed Murray waited on the floor of the Washington state Senate, watching legislators vote on a bill that was near to his heart — and that had failed by just one vote the year before. This is how the...
  • U.S. Supreme Court: Same-sex marriage is law of the land

    U.S. Supreme Court: Same-sex marriage is law of the land
    The United States Supreme Court declared Friday that same-sex couples have a right to marry anywhere in the United States, a historic civil rights ruling that caps two decades of legal and political battles. Gay and lesbian couples already could marry...
  • US Supreme Court gay marriage ruling impacts Kansas case

    The U.S. Supreme Court's ruling declaring that gay couples have a right to marry anywhere in the country is expected to bring a quick resolution to a similar case over a Kansas ban that is still before a lower federal court. The American Civil...
  • At site of an early rally, cheers for gay marriage ruling

    At the birthplace of America and the site of one of the nation's first gay rights rallies a half-century ago, rainbow-flag waving Philadelphians rejoiced Friday over the Supreme Court's landmark ruling legalizing same-sex marriage coast to coast. Same-...
  • Same-sex couples given right to marry; Charlie Dent offers congrats LGBTQ community on Supreme Court decision

    Same-sex couples given right to marry; Charlie Dent offers congrats LGBTQ community on Supreme Court decision
    – Same-sex couples have a constitutionally-protected right to marry, the Supreme Court said in a 5-4 ruling released Friday morning. In a ruling covering four cases, a majority of the justices declared that states must issue licenses for same-...