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Obama praises Supreme Court stance on gay marriage: magazine

WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama said the U.S. Supreme Court's recent move to uphold lower-court rulings allowing gay marriage in several states may be its most significant decision during his time in office, he told the New Yorker magazine in comments published on Monday.

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Supreme Court lifts hold on gay marriage in Idaho

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Supreme Court cleared the way for same-sex matrimony to proceed in Idaho on Friday by lifting a temporary hold imposed earlier in the week, capping a week of victories for supporters of gay marriage in America.

Politics, U.S., 10 Oct 2014

Kansas attorney general seeks to block gay marriages

KANSAS CITY Kan. - The Kansas attorney general on Friday asked the state Supreme Court to block same-sex marriage licenses, filing the petition hours after two women were married outside a county courthouse.

U.S., Politics 10 Oct 2014

Alaskan gay marriage ban to be debated in federal court

JUNEAU Alaska - A federal judge will hear oral arguments in a lawsuit challenging Alaska's 16-year-old constitutional ban on gay marriage on Friday, following a week of court rulings backing same-sex unions in seven other states.

U.S., 10 Oct 2014

U.S. Supreme court makes deep imprint this week, despite no judgments

WASHINGTON - Without issuing a single ruling, the Supreme Court this week paved the way for gay marriage in several U.S. states, let tough new voting laws go ahead in two other states and blocked one in another, showing how the court can wield power even when not formally deciding cases.

Politics, U.S., 09 Oct 2014

Supreme court makes deep imprint this week, despite no judgments

WASHINGTON - Without issuing a single ruling, the Supreme Court this week paved the way for gay marriage in several U.S. states and let tough new voting laws go ahead in two other states, showing how the court can wield power even when not formally deciding cases.

Politics, U.S. 09 Oct 2014