• This Thursday, Aug. 3, 2015 photo made available by the Carter County Detention Center shows Kim Davis. The Rowan County, Ky. clerk went to jail Thursday for refusing to issue marriage licenses to gay couples, but five of her deputies agreed to comply with the law, ending a two-month standoff. (Carter County Detention Center via AP)

    The Latest: Heated protests after gay couple gets license

    MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) — The latest on the county clerk in Kentucky who has refused to issue marriage licenses since the Supreme Court legalized gay marriage (all times local):

    Updated: 10:41 am

  • Thursday, September 3, 2015

    Father of drowned boys returns bodies to Syrian hometown of Kobani for burial

    Updated: 4:01 am

  • In this image released by ABC Family, Shay Mitchell portrays Emily Fields, left, and Dre Davis portrays Sara Harvey in a scene from "Pretty Little Liars. GLAAD said in a report issued Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015, that 74 percent of the programming hours on ABC Family included at least one LGBT character, the highest percentage any network has recorded since the group began issuing content reports in 2007. GLAAD studied the networks for a one-year period that ended May 31. ABC Family's numbers were boosted by the drama "Pretty Little Liars," where one of the lead characters Emily Fields is a lesbian. (Eric McCandless/ABC Family via AP)

    ABC Family gets top marks for gay, lesbian inclusiveness

    NEW YORK (AP) — The television network that gets the most praise from an advocacy group that monitors content featuring gays, lesbians and transgender people has “family” in its name and targets an audience of teenage girls and young women.

  • This photo provided by courtesy of the Toronto International Film Festival shows  Julianne Moore, left, as Laurel Hester,  and Ellen Page as Stacie Andree, in a scene from the film, "Freeheld," directed by Peter Sollett. “Carol,” “Freeheld” and “The Danish Girl” lead a fall season unusually crowded with high-profile stories of gay and transgender people, several of which are likely to be in the thick of the Oscar hunt.  (Phil Caruso/Toronto International Film Festival via AP)

    Fall Movie Preview: A season strong in LGBT dramas

    NEW YORK (AP) — Ellen Page was first approached about the true-life gay rights drama “Freeheld” when she was 21, just coming off her breakthrough in “Juno.” It was seven years before the Supreme Court ruled that same-sex marriage is a right, and six before Page, herself, came out.

  • This Thursday, Aug. 3, 2015 photo made available by the Carter County Detention Center shows Kim Davis. The Rowan County, Ky. clerk went to jail Thursday for refusing to issue marriage licenses to gay couples, but five of her deputies agreed to comply with the law, ending a two-month standoff. (Carter County Detention Center via AP)

    The Latest: Hundreds of protesters at gay marriage hearing

    ASHLAND, Ky. (AP) — The latest on the county clerk in Kentucky who has refused to issue marriage licenses since the Supreme Court legalized gay marriage (all times local):

  • Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis, right, talks with David Moore following her office's refusal to issue marriage licenses at the Rowan County Courthouse in Morehead, Ky., Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015. Although her appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court was denied, Davis still refuses to issue marriage licenses. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)

    Judge, clerk in marriage case dealt with nepotism charges

    FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kim Davis and the judge that will decide her fate have at least one thing in common: They both had to deal with questions of nepotism when they got their jobs.

  • Karen Roberts, left, and her partner, April Miller, speak to Assistant Rowan County Clerk Kim Russell as they attempt to get a marriage license at the Rowan County Courthouse in Morehead, Ky., Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015. Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis has refused to issue marriage licenses in defiance of a federal order. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)

    Lesbian couple, like Kentucky clerk, standing up for beliefs

    MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) — As April Miller drove to work, still too stunned to grasp the magnitude of the fight erupting around her, an old song crackled over the car radio.

  • In this Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015, file photo, Pope Francis waves as arrives for his weekly general audience in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican. Francis, speaking Monday, Aug. 31, 2015, from Rome via satellite to people in three American cities, asked a teenage girl to sing for him as he sought prayers for his upcoming trip to the United States. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino, File)

    A primer on where pope stands on gays, divorce, climate

    VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is expected to raise issues ranging from climate change to income inequality when he visits Cuba and the United States Sept. 19-27. Francis has launched an agenda of reform in the Vatican and in the global church, prioritizing different issues and counseling a more merciful message. Here’s a primer on where the pope stands on key issues.