In our news wrap Tuesday, the government of Afghanistan began releasing Taliban prisoners, simultaneously urging the militant group to extend a three-day cease-fire. Dozens of inmates walked out of a jail near Kabul as part of the deal the U.S.
Costa Rica is the sixth country in Latin America to legalize gay marriage, following most recently Ecuador, which allowed it last year. It is also permitted in some parts of Mexico.
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The earlier decision by Crown Media, Hallmark's parent company, to pull several ads for the wedding planning site Zola featuring two brides kissing at the altar had launched a storm of protest.
By Jocelyn Noveck, Associated Press
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The justices ordered state judges to take a new look at the case involving a lesbian couple and the owners of a now-closed bakery in the Portland area.
By Johnson Lai, Associated Press
Hundreds of same-sex couples in Taiwan rushed to get married Friday, the first day a landmark decision that legalized same-sex marriage took effect.
By Ralph Jennings, Associated Press
The vote on Saturday, organized by Christian groups that make up about 5 percent of Taiwan’s population and advocates of the traditional Chinese family structure, goes against a May 2017 Constitutional Court ruling.
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The Supreme Court is ordering Washington courts to take a new look at the case of a florist who refused to provide services for the wedding of two men because of her religious objection to same-sex marriage.
By Jessica Yarvin, Erica R. Hendry
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