- A year on, children caught on border struggle to stay, adapt Updated: Jul-04-15 4:10 pm
LOS ANGELES - At 1-year-old, a wide-eyed, restless Joshua Tinoco faces the prospect of deportation to his native Honduras, one of tens of thousands of children who arrived at the U.S.-Mexico border last year.
- Texas sheriff maintains state-controlled polygamous ranch Updated: Jul-04-15 3:43 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - Seven years after a massive police raid on a remote polygamous ranch in Texas, a small-town sheriff is mowing the lawn and irrigating the orchard as the state tries to sell the expansive property.
- Analysis: Arkansas court punts on gay marriage issue Updated: Jul-04-15 2:49 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - By punting a same-sex marriage case that sat before it for more than seven months, members of the Arkansas Supreme Court left unresolved a serious question about how sacrosanct a voter-approved constitutional amendment really is.
- Gay marriage opponents propose 2 Colorado ballot measures Updated: Jul-04-15 2:16 pm
DENVER - Opponents of gay marriage have proposed two Colorado ballot measures in response to the Supreme Court ruling that same-sex couples have a right to marry nationwide.
- Attorney asks appeals court to affirm gay marriage ruling Updated: Jul-04-15 2:14 pm
SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota - The attorney representing six same-sex couples in South Dakota has formally asked an appeals court to affirm a judge's ruling that declared the state's ban on gay marriages is unconstitutional.
- GOP candidate withdraws, cites same-sex marriage issue Updated: Jul-04-15 10:08 am
PURVIS, Mississippi - A Republican candidate for Lamar County circuit clerk has withdrawal over same-sex marriage issue.
- Would Greek exit help or hurt Europe's currency union? Updated: Jul-04-15 5:22 am
FRANKFURT, Germany - With aid negotiations off and ATMs running out of money, it's not speculation any more. Greece could leave the euro. And soon.
- Arkansas leaders try to diffuse war of words on gay marriage Updated: Jul-03-15 6:49 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - Opposition from Arkansas legislative leaders to the U.S. Supreme Court's recent ruling lifting the ban on gay marriage nationwide bubbled over into a war of words late Thursday between the state's legislative and executive branches.
- Jackley, other AGs send religious liberty letter to Congress Updated: Jul-03-15 6:06 pm
PIERRE, South Dakota - As same-sex couples begin to marry in South Dakota, Attorney General Marty Jackley wants to make sure the religious liberties of citizens who object to gay marriages are protected, the state's top law enforcement official said.
- Lawyer to seek legal fees in North Dakota gay marriage case Updated: Jul-03-15 5:46 pm
BISMARCK, North Dakota - The attorney who led seven same-sex couples to challenge North Dakota's ban on gay marriage plans to seek legal fees from the state now that the lawsuit he brought has been settled, he said this week.
- Ex-followers to celebrate independence from polygamist sect Updated: Jul-03-15 3:30 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - Former followers of imprisoned polygamist leader Warren Jeffs are planning a Fourth of July event to celebrate their independence from the grips of his polygamist sect.
- Indiana Supreme Court hears case on custody, mental illness Updated: Jul-03-15 2:49 pm
INDIANAPOLIS - The Indiana Supreme Court is weighing an emotionally charged case in which a man lost custody of his daughter after spurning child-welfare officials' suggestions that he leave his mentally ill wife based on their fears that she might harm the girl.
- Texas Democrats file complaint of AG's gay marriage opinion Updated: Jul-03-15 2:48 pm
AUSTIN, Texas - A Texas Democrat has filed a complaint against Attorney General Ken Paxton accusing the Republican of instructing county clerks to "break the law" over gay marriage.
- Same-sex couple in Mississippi goes to court to seek divorce Updated: Jul-03-15 2:47 pm
JACKSON, Mississippi - Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood has asked the state Supreme Court to allow a lesbian couple to seek a divorce.
- Official sued in landmark marriage case reads at gay wedding Updated: Jul-03-15 1:14 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Ohio's health director, whose refusal to list a gay man as the surviving spouse on a death certificate led to last week's landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling, has delivered a Bible reading at a gay wedding.
- Gay Republican leader says party needs to evolve on marriage Updated: Jul-03-15 7:31 am
WAYNE, New Jersey - A county Republican leader who proposed to his longtime partner the day gay marriage was legalized in New Jersey says his party "needs to evolve on this issue."
- Groups: Alabama counties complying with marriage ruling Updated: Jul-02-15 8:41 pm
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - Lawyers representing gay couples said Thursday that all Alabama counties appear to be complying with the federal ruling that made same-sex marriage the law of the land.
- Jackson mayor says she's pushing anti-discrimination measure Updated: Jul-02-15 8:23 pm
CHEYENNE, Wyoming - The mayor of Jackson is pushing an ordinance to ban discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity and says she expects to have a public hearing on it in coming weeks.
- Kentucky clerk sued for not issuing gay-marriage licenses Updated: Jul-02-15 7:40 pm
LOUISVILLE, Kentucky - Four Kentucky couples are suing a clerk who is refusing to issue gay-marriage licenses - or any marriage licenses at all - following the U.S. Supreme Court decision that same-sex couples have a legal right to marry.
- Kansas governor pondering religious objections legislation Updated: Jul-02-15 7:09 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - Republican Gov. Sam Brownback said Thursday that he's considering proposing a new religious objections law for Kansas following the U.S. Supreme Court's legalization of gay marriage, and he defended his administration's cautious response to the ruling.
- Lawsuits involving gay marriage cost Kansas taxpayers $100K Updated: Jul-02-15 6:58 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - The Kansas attorney general's office says legal disputes involving the state's gay marriage ban have cost taxpayers nearly $100,000 over the past 18 months.
- Hero of marriage ruling honors early gay rights protesters Updated: Jul-02-15 6:54 pm
PHILADELPHIA - Regina Sullivan started crying as she squeezed her arms around the man behind the latest gay rights milestone: Jim Obergefell, whose lawsuit led to the Supreme Court ruling making same-sex marriage the law of the land.
- Arkansas Republican caucuses plan religious protections Updated: Jul-02-15 6:54 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - Arkansas state Senate Republicans are working on legislation to reinforce protections for religious organizations in response to last week's U.S. Supreme Court ruling legalizing gay marriage nationwide.
- Federal judge to Louisiana: Make gay marriage changes now Updated: Jul-02-15 6:25 pm
NEW ORLEANS - After waiting about as long as possible, the state of Louisiana began selling marriage licenses to same-sex couples and agreed Thursday that they could file joint income-tax returns and get both parents' names on their children's birth certificates.
- LA Kings' Voynov pleads no contest in domestic abuse case Updated: Jul-02-15 6:18 pm
TORRANCE, California - Los Angeles Kings defenseman Slava Voynov was sentenced to three months in jail Thursday after pleading no contest to beating his wife after an argument at a Halloween party last year.