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Republican Christie criticizes high court's gay marriage ruling

WASHINGTON - U.S. Republican presidential candidate Chris Christie said on Sunday Supreme Court justices of his liking would not have legalized same-sex marriage and would have struck down a key provision of a national health care law. | Video

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Americans exude joy on Gay Pride Day after court ruling

NEW YORK - Americans marked Gay Pride Day this year with an extra measure of gusto, turning out en masse at Sunday's festivities in New York and other cities to celebrate the Supreme Court's landmark ruling legalizing same-sex marriage across the country. | Video

U.S., 29 Jun 2015

Texas attorney general says county clerks can refuse gay couples

- County clerks in Texas who object to gay marriage can refuse to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples despite last week's landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling requiring states to allow same-sex marriage, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton said on Sunday.

U.S., 29 Jun 2015

Americans exude joy on Gay Pride Day after court ruling

NEW YORK - Americans marked Gay Pride Day this year with an extra measure of gusto, turning out en masse at Sunday's festivities in New York and other cities to celebrate the Supreme Court's landmark ruling legalizing same-sex marriage across the country. | Video

U.S., 28 Jun 2015

Legal battles remain on U.S. gay rights despite momentous ruling

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Supreme Court's declaration on Friday of a right to same-sex marriage resolved a momentous question, yet the ruling left many others unanswered and is likely to spark future legal battles over gay rights.

Politics, U.S., 28 Jun 2015

U.S. Episcopal Church elects first black presiding bishop

- The U.S. Episcopal Church elected its first black presiding bishop on Saturday at its general conference in Salt Lake City, where members of the Christian denomination discussed its position on same-sex marriage, gun violence and outreach.

U.S., 27 Jun 2015