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As same-sex couples legally marry elsewhere in the country, couples in these two states are facing obstacles. We hear from two Mississippi couples who had hoped to be married on Friday.

This week, President Obama announced changes to the government policy on Americans abducted abroad. A former FBI hostage negotiator explains what this means for the hostages — and for their families.

The isle of Cayo Santiago has been home to at least nine generations of rhesus monkeys since the colony's founding in 1938. Primatologists here seek clues to primate kinship, cognition and ecology.

The Very Rev. Gary Hall says glass windows in honor of Stonewall Jackson and Robert E. Lee need to go. "We couldn't with credibility address the race agenda" with the windows in place, he tells NPR.

A century-long government assimilation program boarded children from their tribes. Now some former students are turning their old school into a Native American cultural center to play their own music.

The court ruled in a 5-4 decision that same-sex marriage is legal in all 50 states, setting off celebrations nationwide. Opponents — and justices' incensed dissents — suggest the fight isn't over.

ESPN wants to cater to its entire audience — casual and hard-core fans, fantasy players and people who've got a wager on the game. Now it's more open about a topic leagues and networks have avoided.

David Greene of Morning Edition reviews the day's events at the Supreme Court, where a landmark ruling effectively legalized same-sex marriage across the country.

The former attorney general of Virginia comments on Obergefell v. Hodges, the Supreme Court decision that legalized same-sex marriage in all 50 states.

For a look at the Supreme Court ruling's effect on the states, David Greene turns to NPR's Danielle Kurtzleben, who lays out which states had banned same-sex marriage prior to the ruling.

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