US Episcopalians vote to let gay couples wed in churches

The US Episcopal Church voted overwhelmingly on Wednesday to let gay couples wed in the denomination`s religious ceremonies, reinforcing its support for same-sex nuptials days after the US Supreme Court legalized gay marriage nationwide.

Bobby Jindal to comply with same-sex marriage ruling
Bobby Jindal to comply with same-sex marriage ruling

Louisiana`s Indian-American Governor Bobby Jindal is still not reconciled with the US Supreme Court`s ruling to recognize same-sex marriage, but for now his state agencies will comply with its decree.

Barack Obama calls for overtime overhaul
Barack Obama calls for overtime overhaul

President Barack Obama said Monday he will push for reforms to the nation`s overtime regulations to cover more "middle class" Americans, after his administration has made numerous political gains.

Philippine Church stands firm against gay marriage
Philippine Church stands firm against gay marriage

 The leadership of the Philippines` dominant Roman Catholic church stressed its opposition to legalising gay marriage on Sunday despite last week`s landmark decision by the US Supreme Court.

Same sex marriage to improve health: Experts

The historic US Supreme Court ruling on  US Supreme Court could improve the health of gay, lesbian and bisexual people, says experts.

Shooting at gay pride event at San Francisco in US
Shooting at gay pride event at San Francisco in US

Just a couple of days after the US Supreme Court in a remarkable decision allowed same-sex marriages across all US states, things went wrong at a gay pride event in San Francisco on Sunday with an argument culminating into someone getting shot at.

Gay pride events in Latin America seek more rights

Marchers in several Latin American nations including Chile and Mexico pressed for more gay rights Saturday, with many celebrating the US Supreme Court`s historic decision allowing same-sex couples to wed.

White House lit in rainbow colours after Supreme Court ruling
White House lit in rainbow colours after Supreme Court ruling

The White House is lit up in rainbow colours in commemoration of the Supreme Court's ruling to legalize same-sex marriage.

Bobby Jindal wants to get rid of US Supreme Court
Bobby Jindal wants to get rid of US Supreme Court

Finding himself at odds with the US Supreme Court over its two landmark judgements upholding healthcare law and same-sex marriage, Louisiana`s Indian-American governor Bobby Jindal wants to get rid of the court.

Celebrations as US Supreme Court legalises gay marriages in all states
Celebrations as US Supreme Court legalises gay marriages in all states

Surrounded by a sea of supporters on the sidewalk outside the white marble facade of the US Supreme Court on Friday, James Obergefell remembered a man who was not able to share his moment of triumph.

US celebrities praise gay marriage ruling

Pop stars, Hollywood celebrities and even a few sporting figures were quick to join the chorus of praise Friday after the US Supreme Court legalized gay marriage across the country.

Supreme Court protects tool to fight US housing discrimination

The Obama administration was handed another significant legal victory Thursday when a sharply divided Supreme Court upheld a key tool used to fight housing discrimination.

The pillars of Obama`s health care law

The law extending health care coverage to millions of Americans, the Affordable Care Act, is 2,400 pages long, but only a few points have been challenged before the US Supreme Court, including a monumental case decided Thursday.

US Supreme Court upholds Obama signature health care law

The US Supreme Court on Thursday upheld a bitterly disputed portion of President Barack Obama`s landmark health care reform, in a major legacy-building victory for his administration.

US Supreme Court upholds Obama health care law
US Supreme Court upholds Obama health care law

 The US Supreme Court on Thursday upheld a disputed portion of President Barack Obama`s landmark health care reform, in a major legacy-building victory for his administration.

Texas executes man for 2001 mechanic murder

The state of Texas has executed a man for the 2001 murder of a 75-year-old auto mechanic, prison authorities said, the seventeenth execution in the US this year.

US Supreme Court set for historic gay marriage case

 The US Supreme Court will hear arguments Tuesday on whether gay couples have a constitutional right to wed -- a potentially historic decision that could see same-sex marriage recognized nationwide.

Thousands march in US capital against gay marriage

Several thousand people including religious leaders marched in Washington against same-sex marriage as the US Supreme Court prepares to hear arguments on the deeply divisive issue in the coming days.

US top court rejects Colombia Chiquita human rights case

 The US Supreme Court declined Monday to take up a lawsuit filed against US fruit company Chiquita Brands over funding paramilitaries responsible for human rights violations.

US top court rejects Colombia Chiquita human rights case

 The US Supreme Court declined Monday to take up a lawsuit filed against US fruit company Chiquita Brands over funding paramilitaries responsible for human rights violations.