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Lots to sort out on gay marriage

Lots to sort out on gay marriage

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two landmark Supreme Court rulings that bolster gay marriage rights don't remove all barriers to same-sex unions by a long shot. Where gay couples live still will have a lot to do with how they're treated.

Some questions and answers about Wednesday's court rulings:

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Congressman angry over gay marriage rulings

Congressman angry over gay marriage  rulings

Cong. John Fleming, R-Minden, said he feels the U.S. Supreme Court "got it wrong" when they made rulings Wednesday concerning gay marriage, residency and benefits.

"The sa...

Last Updated ( June 27, 2013 )

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Paula Deen's 'Today' appearance ends in tears

Paula Deen's 'Today' appearance ends in tears

NEW YORK (AP) — Paula Deen dissolved into tears during a "Today" show interview Wednesday about her admission that she used a racial slur in the past, saying anyone in th...

Last Updated ( June 26, 2013 )

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Supreme Court strikes federal marriage provision

Supreme Court strikes federal marriage provision

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a major victory for gay rights, the Supreme Court on Wednesday struck down a provision of a federal law denying federal benefits to married gay coupl...

Last Updated ( June 26, 2013 )

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Voting law divides high court

Voting law divides high court

WASHINGTON — A deeply divided Supreme Court threw out the most powerful part of the landmark Voting Rights Act on Tuesday, a decision deplored by the White House but chee...

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FBI ends Michigan search for Hoffa’s remains

OAKLAND TOWNSHIP, Mich. — Beneath a swimming pool, under a horse farm and now a weed-grown field north of Detroit. For at least the third time in a decade, FBI agents gra...

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Tropical Storm Barry forms off Mexican coast

MIAMI (AP) — Forecasters say Tropical Storm Barry has formed off Mexico's Gulf Coast.

The National Hurricane Center in Miami said the Atlantic season's second tropical sto...

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