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Partners Adrian, left and Shane, arrive to cast their vote at a polling station in Drogheda, Ireland
Partners Adrian, left and Shane, arrive to cast their vote at a polling station in Drogheda, Ireland (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)
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Both sides say Ireland has voted to legalize gay marriage

DUBLIN (AP) -- Ireland has voted resoundingly to legalize gay marriage in the world's first national vote on the issue, leaders on both sides of the Irish referendum declared Saturday even as official ballot counting continued.

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Category: Nation & World
Pascal Tessier, center, takes part in an activity with fellow scouts Matthew Huerta, left, and Michael Fine, right, after he received his Eagle Scout badge in Chevy Chase, Md
Pascal Tessier, center, takes part in an activity with fellow scouts Matthew Huerta, left, and Michael Fine, right, after he received his Eagle Scout badge in Chevy Chase, Md (AP Photo/Luis M. Alvarez)
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Boy Scouts’ leader says ban on gay adults not sustainable

The president of the Boy Scouts of America, Robert Gates, said Thursday that the organization's longstanding ban on participation by openly gay adults is no longer sustainable and called for change in order to prevent "the end of us as a national movement."

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Category: Nation & World, News
Ben Carson announces his candidacy for president during an official announcement in Detroit
Ben Carson announces his candidacy for president during an official announcement in Detroit (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
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Famed neurosurgeon Ben Carson announces White House campaign

DETROIT (AP) -- Retired surgeon Ben Carson declared his candidacy for the Republican presidential nomination Monday, resting his longshot bid on his vision of the nation as "a place of dreams" where people can thrive when freed from an overbearing government.

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Kristen Hooper, center, and Robert Loyd, right, hold a sign on the steps of the Arkansas state Capitol thanking Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson for calling for changes to a religious objection measure in Little Rock
Kristen Hooper, center, and Robert Loyd, right, hold a sign on the steps of the Arkansas state Capitol thanking Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson for calling for changes to a religious objection measure in Little Rock . (AP Photo/Danny Johnston)
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Arkansas, Indiana lawmakers race to update religion bills

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) -- Lawmakers in Arkansas and Indiana are scrambling to revise controversial religious objection measures as Republican governors in both states try to quell a growing backlash from businesses and other critics who have called the proposals anti-gay.

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Category: Nation & World
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence (R)
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence (R) (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
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What Americans think about gay rights and religious liberty

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Most Americans support allowing businesses to refuse wedding-related services to same-sex couples on religious grounds, according to an Associated Press-GfK poll conducted earlier this year. But another recent poll suggests Americans' sympathy for religious objectors may be limited to just that - wedding-related businesses.

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Category: Nation & World
FILE - In this June 19, 2014, file photo, Gary Lyon, left, of Leechburg, Pa., and Bill Samford, of Hawley, Pa., celebrate after a vote allowing Presbyterian pastors discretion in marrying same-sex couples at the 221st General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church at Cobo Hall, in Detroit. The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) approved redefining marriage in the church constitution Tuesday, March 17, 2015, to include a "commitment between two people," becoming the largest Protestant group to formally recognize gay marriage as Christian and allow same-sex weddings in every congregation. (AP Photo/Detroit News, David Guralnick, File)
FILE - In this June 19, 2014, file photo, Gary Lyon, left, of Leechburg, Pa., and Bill Samford, of Hawley, Pa., celebrate after a vote allowing Presbyterian pastors discretion in marrying same-sex couples at the 221st General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church at Cobo Hall, in Detroit. The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) approved redefining marriage in the church constitution Tuesday, March 17, 2015, to include a "commitment between two people," becoming the largest Protestant group to formally recognize gay marriage as Christian and allow same-sex weddings in every congregation. (AP Photo/Detroit News, David Guralnick, File)
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Presbyterians approve gay marriage in church constitution

The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) approved redefining marriage in the church constitution Tuesday to include a "commitment between two people," becoming the largest Protestant group to formally recognize gay marriage as Christian and allow same-sex weddings in every congregation.

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Sarah Goodfriend, left center, and Suzanne Bryant, right center, pose with their daughters Thursday.  (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
Sarah Goodfriend, left center, and Suzanne Bryant, right center, pose with their daughters Thursday. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
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Same-sex couple marries in Texas under one-time order

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- Defying Texas' longstanding ban on gay marriage, a lesbian couple wed in Austin on Thursday immediately after being granted a marriage license under a one-time court order because one of the women has cancer.

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Tori Sisson laughs with wedding day jitters just before marrying Shante Wolfe, Monday in Montgomery, Ala. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
Tori Sisson laughs with wedding day jitters just before marrying Shante Wolfe, Monday in Montgomery, Ala. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
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Alabama begins issuing marriage licenses to gay couples

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) -- Gay couples began getting married in Alabama on Monday morning, despite an 11th-hour attempt from the state's chief justice - an outspoken opponent of same-sex marriage- to block the weddings.

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