The Cliburn

A 17 year old from Kazakhskstan won the top $10,000 prize Sunday at the first-ever Cliburn International Junior Piano competition in Fort Worth.

Cruz: Clerks Should Be Able To Opt Out Of Same-Sex Marriage Licenses

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Todd Wiseman / Texas Tribune

DES MOINES, Iowa — U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz on Saturday said county clerks in Texas should "absolutely" be able to opt out of issuing same-sex marriage licenses if they have religious objections.

Marjorie Kamys Cotera / Texas Tribune

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton calls the Supreme Court decision giving same-sex couples the right to marry a "lawless ruling" and says state workers can cite their religious objections in denying marriage licenses.

Stella Chavez / KERA News

In Dallas County, the first same-sex marriage license was issued to Jack Evans and George Harris, who have been together for more than 50 years.

The KERA News series "One Crisis Away" has won a national public radio award - a first-ever honor for excellence in consumer finance reporting. The station also won second place among large stations for best series on Saturday night.

Bill Zeeble / KERA News

He’s back. Former Dallas superintendent Michael Hinojosa was unanimously named interim superintendent by the school board late Friday.

Stella Chavez / KERA News

The top local stories this evening from the KERA Newsroom: After the U.S. Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage, gay and lesbian North Texans raced to courthouses to get marriage licenses.

Marjorie Kamys Cotera / Texas Tribune

Texas' Republican leaders suffered a historic loss on Friday when the U.S. Supreme Court held that state bans on gay marriage are unconstitutional. But social conservatives vowed not to go down without a fight.

Supreme Court's Same-Sex Marriage Ruling Reverberates Throughout Texas

Jun 26, 2015

The Supreme Court says same-sex couples have the right to marry in all 50 states in a 5-4 ruling Friday morning.

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Watch the video of President Obama's eulogy for Reverend Clementa Pinckney, who, along with eight others, was killed during a Bible study last week in Charleston, South Carolina.