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People run as Turkish riot police uses rubber bullets and tear gas to disperse LGBT members on June 28, 2015 in the Istiklal avenue in Istanbul. Riot police in Istanbul used teargas and water cannon to disperse thousands of participants in the Gay Pride parade in the Turkish city. (OZAN KOSE/AFP/Getty Images)

Turkish Police Douse Pride Rally With Tear Gas, Water Cannons, Rubber Bullets

In stark contrast to the cooperative spirit of San Francisco’s Pride parade Sunday, across the globe in Istanbul, the Pride march was marred by violent clashes with local police.

06/29/2015

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No Change To California’s Congressional Districts After Supreme Court Ruling

In what’s seen as a big victory for campaign reformers, the Supreme Court has upheld Arizona congressional districts drawn by an independent commission, which in turn upholds California’s.

06/29/2015

U.S. Supreme Court (Photo Credit: Randy Yagi)

Supreme Court Upholds Drug Used In Botched Executions; California Not Affected

The Supreme Court has upheld the use of a controversial drug that has been implicated in several botched executions, but California is not affected since it doesn’t use the drug in its lethal injection cocktail.

06/29/2015

Rick Imirowicz (L) and his husband Terrance Health hold hands to pose for a videographer after their wedding ceremony at All Souls Unitarian Church on the first day same-sex couples are legal to wed under a new law March 9, 2010 in Washington, DC. The District of Columbia has become the sixth in the nation to recognize same-sex marriage. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Texas’ AG: State Workers Can Deny Same-Sex Marriage Licenses Over Religious Objections

Texas’ conservative Republican Attorney General Ken Paxton called the Supreme Court decision giving same-sex couples the right to marry a “lawless ruling” and said state workers can cite their religious objections in denying marriage licenses.

06/28/2015

A group of Apple employees march in the San Francisco Gay Pride Parade, June 28, 2015 in San Francisco, California. The 2015 pride parade comes two days after the U.S. Supreme Court's landmark decision to legalize gay marriage in all 50 states. (Photo by Max Whittaker/Getty Images)

Techies Strut Their High Tech #Pride At #SFPride Parade

Tech companies strutted their pride Sunday as Apple, Google, Yahoo, Facebook, Uber and hundreds other high-tech employees came out in full force for the 45th Annual Gay Pride Parade in San Francisco.

06/28/2015

A water well being drilled in the Central Valley. (CBS)

Gov. Brown Signs Bill To Keep Water Well Drilling Locations Public

California Gov. Jerry Brown has signed legislation making public the logs that water well drillers file with the state.

06/27/2015

A law enforcement official runs towards a massive fire in a residential neighborhood September 9, 2010 in San Bruno. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Lawmakers Try To Block PG&E Plan To Write Off $1.6 Billion Penalty From Deadly San Bruno Gas Explosion

A bill in the California Legislature would prohibit the state’s largest utility from claiming tax deductions for a $1.6 billion penalty stemming from a deadly 2010 natural gas explosion.

06/27/2015

SF Gay Pride Parade Bolstered By Recent Supreme Court Rulings

#MarriageEquality Ruling To Bring Most Epic SF Pride Parade Ever

Get ready to see a Pride Parade unlike any ever before.

06/26/2015

Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks during an event introducing new iPads at Apple's headquarters October 16, 2014 in Cupertino, California.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Silicon Valley’s Biggest Names Pull Out Rainbow Flags After Marriage Equality Ruling

This weekend’s big Pride Parade may be in San Francisco, but that didn’t stop Silicon Valley leaders from (digitally) waiving the rainbow flag in support of Friday’s Supreme Court ruling ending bans on same-sex marriage.

06/26/2015

WB I-80 Anti-Gay Marriage Protest (credit: R. Del Rosario/CBS Local)

‘Ignore Insane Judges’ Pleads Handful Of Marriage Protesters Above I-80

A small group of protesters took over the pedestrian bridge over Interstate 80 in Berkeley to voice their displeasure with the Supreme Court’s ruling ending same-sex marriage bans. Westbound drivers were greeted with signs that read “Ignore Insane Judges” and “Marriage = 1 man + 1 woman.”

06/26/2015

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U.S. President Barack Obama receives a San Francisco Giants jersey after welcoming the World Series Champion San Francisco Giants to the White House June 4, 2015 in Washington, DC. (Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Giants At The White House III

U.S. President Barack Obama welcomes the World Series Champion San Francisco Giants to the White House June 4, 2015 in Washington, DC. The Giants defeated the Kansas City Royals in last year’s World Series.

U.S. President Barack Obama speaks at a Walmart store on May 9, 2014 in Mountain View, California. President Obama delivered a speech on energy efficiency and attended fundraisers in the San Francisco Bay Area. (Photo by Stephen Lam/Getty Images)

POTUS In Mountain View

President Obama delivered a speech on energy efficiency and attended fundraisers at the Wal-Mart in Mountain View…

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