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November 07, 2017 - 2:58 pm
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky county clerk who was jailed for refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples will run for re-election in 2018. An attorney for Kim Davis confirmed she will seek a second term. It's the first chance Rowan County voters will get to have a say in the...
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FILE - In this March 10, 2014, file photo, Masterpiece Cakeshop owner Jack Phillips decorates a cake inside his store in Lakewood, Colo. Prominent chefs, bakers and restaurant owners want the Supreme Court to rule against a Colorado baker who wouldn’t make a cake for a same-sex couple’s wedding. The food makers say that once they open their doors for business, they don’t get to choose their customers. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley, File)
October 20, 2017 - 10:20 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Prominent chefs, bakers and restaurant owners want the Supreme Court to rule against a Colorado baker who wouldn't make a cake for a same-sex couple's wedding. The food makers say that once they open their doors for business, they don't get to choose their customers. They say that...
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This April, 2017 photo by Brittney Vinculado shows Christina Hanson, with her grandfather Dick Hanson, left, and her father Michael Hanson, in Oakley, Calif. Christina Hanson, 27, used a wheelchair and spent her life dedicated to helping others despite her own hardships, her family said. Kelsi Mannhalter had posted on social media asking people to search for her cousin after the fire Monday ravaged Santa Rosa where Hanson lived. Mannhalter later confirmed on Facebook that Hanson did not survive when the flames consumed her home. (Brittney Vinculado via AP)
October 15, 2017 - 6:06 pm
At least 40 people have died in the deadliest week of wildfires in California history. The victims include a couple who recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary, a 14-year-old boy whose parents and older sister were severely burned, and a woman born with a spinal defect who worked to help...
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In this undated photo provided by Irma Muniz shows the Shepherd family, Jon and Sara Shepherd and their children, Kressa, and Kai. Kai, left, was killed after a wildfire tore through his family's home in Redwood Valley, Calif. on Monday, Oct. 9, 2017. He was 14 when he died, said his aunt, Mindi Ramos. Sara and 17-year-old daughter, Kressa, both sustained burns on 60% of their bodies. Jon sustained burns on 45% of his body. Relatives are trying to raise money to cover medical expenses and prepare to eventually bring the family to live with Sara's parents' home in Redwood Valley. (Irma Muniz via AP)
October 14, 2017 - 7:37 pm
At least 38 people have died in the deadliest week of wildfires in California history. The victims include a couple who recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary, a 14-year-old boy whose parents and older sister were severely burned, and a woman born with a spinal defect who worked to help...
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This undated photo provided by their son Michael Rippey shows Charles and Sara Rippey. Charles, 100, and Sara, 98, were unable to leave their Napa, Calif., home, and died when the Tubbs fire swept through. Their bodies were found Monday, Oct. 9, 2017. (Courtesy Michael Rippey via AP)
October 13, 2017 - 8:32 pm
More than 30 people have died in the deadliest week of wildfires in California history. The victims include a couple who recently celebrated their 75th wedding anniversary, a woman born with a spinal defect who worked to help others despite her own troubles and a woman who died in her husband's...
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Chuck Rippey looks over a cup found in the burned out remains of his parent's home at the Silverado Resort, Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017, in Napa, Calif. Charles Rippey, 100 and his wife Sara, 98, died when wind whipped flames swept through the area Sunday night. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
October 10, 2017 - 10:49 pm
NAPA, Calif. (AP) — Mike Rippey stood among pieces of metal, porcelain and other remnants of the California home where his 100-year-old father and 98-year-old mother had died in the raging wine country wildfires. Rippey said Tuesday his brother had discovered their bodies after driving to the home...
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A mourner hugs family members during a memorial service for Jack Beaton at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church in Bakersfield, Calif., on Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017. Beaton was a victim of the Oct. 1 mass shooting in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Silvia Flores)
October 08, 2017 - 4:34 pm
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (AP) — Jack Beaton felt equally comfortable gripping a pair of barbecue tongs surrounded by friends or swinging his roofer's hammer on a hot day at work. He died a hero shielding his wife from a gunman in the nation's deadliest mass shooting in modern history. More than 800...
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Karl Kreile, left, and Bodo Mende kiss after their marriage in Berlin, Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017. The couple has become the first in Germany to celebrate a same-sex wedding, after a new law called “marriage for all” came into force Sunday. Karl Kreile, 59, and Bodo Mende, 60, were married Sunday morning at the town hall in Schoeneberg, a Berlin district. The law change followed a free vote in Parliament in June, making Germany the 23rd country worldwide to allow same-sex marriages. (Britta Pedersen/dpa via AP)
October 01, 2017 - 7:11 am
BERLIN (AP) — Germany celebrated its first same-sex weddings Sunday, after a new law came into force putting gay and lesbian couples on an equal legal footing with heterosexual couples. Town halls in Berlin, Hamburg and elsewhere opened their doors to mark the event, made possible by a surprise...
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In this Sept. 27, 2017 photo Karl Kreile, left, and Bodo Mende are looking into each others eyes in Berlin, Germany. Almost forty years after their first kiss, Karl and Bodo are getting hitched. The two civil servants are expected to become the first gay couple to tie the knot in Germany when a law allowing same-sex marriages comes into effect Sunday Oct. 1, 2017. (Britta Pedersen/dpa via AP)
September 30, 2017 - 12:40 pm
BERLIN (AP) — Almost 40 years after their first kiss, Karl and Bodo are getting hitched. The two civil servants from Berlin are expected to become the first gay couple to tie the knot in Germany when a law allowing same-sex marriages takes effect Sunday. Until now, gay and lesbian couples in...
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Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch speaks at the 50th anniversary of the Fund for America Studies luncheon at the Trump Hotel in Washington, Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
September 29, 2017 - 2:13 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Disputes over a wedding cake for a same-sex couple and partisan electoral maps top the Supreme Court's agenda in the first full term of the Trump presidency. Conservatives will look for a boost from the newest justice, Neil Gorsuch, in a year that Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has...
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