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In this Aug. 20, 2014, photo, Jessica Huskey stands by a yellow ribbon placed there by her spouse Nivia Huskey before Nivia's military deployment in Jacksonville, N.C.

Right of Same-Sex Military Spouses Vary by State

NATIONAL | Tuesday Sep 23, 2014
Last year's Supreme Court ruling striking down DOMA ensured that federal military benefits extend to same-sex partners and their children. But about2/3 of active-duty personnel in the U.S. are based in states that don't recognize same-sex marriage.

Louisiana Judge: Gay Marriage Ban Unconstitutional

NATIONAL | Sep 22
A judge in Louisiana has ruled that the state's ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional, in part because he says it violates equal protection rights.

Poll: Support for Gay Marriage May Be Leveling Off

NATIONAL | By Rachel Zoll | Sep 22
A survey released Monday from the Pew Research Center indicates American support for same-sex marriage could be leveling off after several years of dramatic growth in acceptance of equal rights for gays and lesbians.

Viral Video of the Day: Alaska TV Reporter Quits on Air to Promote Pot

NATIONAL | Sep 22
A reporter for an Alaska TV station revealed on the air that she owns a medical marijuana business and was quitting her job to advocate for the drug.

Same-sex married couples are at an all-time high

Census Finds More Than a Half Million LGBT Weddings This Decade

NATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Sep 22
More than a half a million LGBT Americans have married their same-sex partner since marriage equality first allowed them to marry, reports the United States Census Bureau this week.

Elena Kagan

Justice Kagan Performs Her First Same-Sex Wedding

NATIONAL | Sep 22
Justice Elena Kagan has officiated for the first time at a same-sex wedding, a Maryland ceremony for her former law clerk and his husband.

Apple's iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus

Apple: 10 Million iPhone 6 and 6 Plus Sold

NATIONAL | Sep 22
Apple says it sold more than 10 million iPhone 6 and 6 Plus models, a record for a new model, in the three days after the phones went on sale.

Jane Clementi, right, answers a question as she sits with husband, Joseph Clementi

Clementi Family Becomes Advocates After Gay Son's Suicide

NATIONAL | By Sean Carlin | Sep 22
Four years after his death, the Clementis have used the pain they still feel every day to encourage acceptance and eradicate bullying.

Pedestrians stroll between gleaming luxury apartment buildings along the High Line in New York, Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014. The last stretch of the elevated walkway opens to the public Sunday, Sept. 21.

Final Stretch of NYC's High Line Park Opens

NATIONAL | By Verena Dobnik | Sep 21
The last stretch of New York's High Line opens Sunday, completing one of the nation's most distinctive urban transformations: abandoned elevated rails that have been turned into a linear oasis of flowers, grasses and trees.

People fill 58th Street between 8th and 9th Avenue in New York before a climate change protest march Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014. Thousands of people from across the nation are expected in New York City to participate in what's billed as the largest march ever on global warming.

Thousands March in NYC, Around Globe Over Climate

INTERNATIONAL | By Verena Dobnik and Michael Sisak | Sep 21
Accompanied by drumbeats, wearing costumes and carrying signs, thousands of demonstrators filled the streets of Manhattan and other cities around the world on Sunday to urge policy makers to take action on climate change.

Wayne Allen Huntsman sits in El Dorado Superior Court for charges related to the King fire in Placerville, Calif., Friday, Sept. 19, 2014. Huntsman pleaded not guilty to an arson charge. He was being held on $10 million bail after authorities said he started the blaze.

Huge Northern California Wild Fire Keeps Growing: Accused Arsonist in Custody

NATIONAL | Sep 21
As an expanding wildfire in Northern California kept nearly 3,000 people from their homes, teams sought to find out how many structured had already been lost to the huge blaze, authorities said.