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BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Same-sex marriage is now legal in all 50 states, but nestled in the Idaho Constitution remains the provision that defines marriage as only between a man and a woman.The Supreme Court struck down all gay marriage bans nationwi ...more

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ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The latest from the bailout referendum in Greece (all times local):___12:30 a.m.The euro has fallen sharply as investors get a chance to react to the results of the Greek referendum.The European currenc ...more

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BRUSSELS (AP) — CORRECTS: European Council president says he's called a summit Tuesday to discuss Greece. (Corrects APNewsAlert that said the council president called a referendum. ) ...more

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PHOENIX (AP) — The sheriff of metro Phoenix has long been known for jailing inmates in tents and pink underwear and cracking down on illegal immigration. But an upcoming trial will force Sheriff Joe Arpaio to answer for a pattern of behavior that his c ...more

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VIENNA (AP) — Nine days into marathon nuclear talks, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday said the diplomatic efforts "could go either way," cutting off all potential pathways for an Iranian atomic bomb or ending without an agreement that Ameri ...more

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HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The massacre at a predominantly black South Carolina church has institutions from Alaska to Connecticut evaluating whether they should continue enshrining the names of historical figures linked to slavery and the Confederacy. ...more

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BERLIN (AP) — Leaders of Germany, France call for an EU summit on Tuesday to discuss Greek financial crisis. ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Members of Congress return from July Fourth fireworks and parades Tuesday facing a daunting summer workload and an impending deadline to fund the government or risk a shutdown in the fall.The funding fight is shaping up as a ma ...more

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NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) — Now that smokers can no longer light up on Newport's iconic Cliff Walk, the only thing breathtaking is the view.A new ban instituted last month applies to the 3 1/2-mile public walkway that runs between the Atlantic Ocean an ...more

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SEATTLE (AP) — Washington state is under a federal court order to fix hundreds of barriers built under state roads and highways that block access for migrating salmon and thus interfere with Washington tribes' treaty-backed right to catch fish.B ...more