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1US Senate

Judge jails Kentucky clerk for refusing marriage licenses

A protester waives a rainbow flag outside the Carl D. Perkins Federal Building in Ashland, Ky., Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015.

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2Morehead, KY

Judge jails Kentucky clerk for refusing marriage licenses

Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis listens to a customer following her office's refusal to issue marriage licenses at the Rowan County Courthouse in Morehead, Ky., Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015.

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4us Travel

In climate bid, Obama stares down melting Alaska glacier

President Barack Obama looks at Bear Glacier, which has receded 1.8 miles in approximately 100 years, while on a boat tour to see the effects of global warming in Resurrection Cove, Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015, in Seward, Alaska.

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5Top Stories

The Latest: Husband: Kentucky clerk is 'standing for God'

The latest on a Kentucky county clerk who has refused to issue same-sex marriage licenses despite a U.S. Supreme Court ruling against her : The husband of a Kentucky county clerk who's refusing to issue gay marriage licenses despite a U.S. Supreme Court ruling says his wife is committed to her faith and is "standing for God." Joe Davis arrived at the Rowan County courthouse Tuesday morning to check on his wife, clerk Kim Davis, shortly after she again denied the licenses to several couples.

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6Illegal Immigration

What rights do immigrants in the US have?

"We need to have a system that tracks you from the moment you come in, and then when your time is up ... then we go get you," New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said at a press event in New Hampshire . Chris Christie's proposal to track foreign nationals like FedEx packages is the latest in an ongoing immigration arms race.

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7Kentucky

Kentucky clerk, citing God, defies courts on gay marriage

Invoking "God's authority," a county clerk denied marriage licenses to gay couples again Tuesday in direct defiance of the federal courts, and vowed not to resign, even under the pressure of steep fines or jail. "It is not a light issue for me," Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis said later through her lawyers.

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8US House of Representatives

Trump: Bush should speak English in the US

"I like Jeb," Trump told Breitbart News. "He's a nice man. But he should really set the example by speaking English while in the United States."

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9US Politics

Clerk in gay marriage case to appear in federal court

1, 2015. Although her appeal to the U.S. Supreme ... . A protester waives a rainbow flag outside the Carl D. Perkins Federal Building in Ashland, Ky., Thursday, Sept.

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10Atheism

As an atheist, how do I maintain my relationships with religious friends?

I am an atheist and have religious friends, whom I'd like to keep as friends. Invariably, I get hints from them, some subtle, some overt, that they don't like my atheism and want to convert me to whatever belief they have.

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