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Supreme Court rules in favor of same-sex marriage

“No union is more profound than marriage,” Kennedy wrote, joined by the court’s four more liberal justices.

File-In this Oct. 17, 2014 file photo Dr. Kyle Janek, Texas health and human services executive commissioner addresses a news conference, in Austin, Texas. Janek is on his way out as head of the largest agency in Texas, months after a report ordered by Gov. Greg Abbott urged changes following a contracting scandal. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)

Embattled state health commissioner to resign

Health and Human Services Commissioner Kyle Janek is on his way out as head of the largest agency in Texas, months after a report ordered by…

Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry announces the launch of his presidential campaign for the 2016 elections, Thursday, June 4, 2015, in Addison,Texas. Perry opened his second bid for the Republican presidential nomination Thursday, pledging to "end an era of failed leadership" and hoping this campaign will go better than his last one. (AP Photo/Tim Sharp)

Former Gov. Rick Perry: ‘I’m running for presidency of the United States’

The governor who spent 14 years presiding over Texas launched his second bid for the Republican nomination on Thursday.