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As Supreme Court justices broke along familiar ideological lines, Justice Anthony M. Kennedy, a frequent swing vote, asked tough questions of both sides.

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A minute-by-minute breakdown from inside the courtroom: Would it open the door to polygamy? Would states have to recognize marriages from other states?

Crowds gather outside the Supreme Court. (Astrid Riecken for The Post)

    Protesters gather at an intersection. (Ricky Carioti/The Post)

    • Protesters gather at an intersection.
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    • Charred remains of a senior center.
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    • Police secure a mall after "Purge" rumors.
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    • People clean up looted and burned CVS store.
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    • People gather in the aftermath of the riots.
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    • A National Guard vehicle drives through Baltimore.
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      Guardsmen and police pour into city as tensions flare

      As authorities braced for further havoc, a conference was canceled, an Orioles game postponed and a mall closed.

      Did Baltimore’s mayor wait too long to speak up?

      Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said she didn’t want to overreact, but Gov. Larry Hogan and others questioned her response.

      Why it was only a matter of time before city exploded

      ESSAY | Baltimore has a combustible mix of poverty, crime and hopelessness.

      Orioles game will be closed to the public Wednesday

      Games were postponed Monday and Tuesday amid protests in the city.

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      D.C. voters in Wards 4 and 8 head to the polls to replace Bowser, Barry

      D.C. voters in Wards 4 and 8 head to the polls to replace Bowser, Barry

      The two hard-fought and crowded campaigns prompted thousands of people to cast early ballots.

      Why is Matt Drudge such a big fan of ex-Md. governor Martin O’Malley?

      Why is Matt Drudge such a big fan of ex-Md. governor Martin O’Malley?

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      Senate Democrats urge better pay
      for Capitol food service workers

      Senate Democrats urge better pay <br> for Capitol food service workers

      The irony is that Senate Democrats led the push seven years ago to privatize Capitol food service.

      A slow approach to quick pizza

      A slow approach to quick pizza

      Pizza Paradiso founder Ruth Gresser makes a foray into custom-made pies with fast-casual Veloce.

      Who would have predicted the Nats are the cause of our April misery?

      Who would have predicted the Nats are the cause of our April misery?

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      Gaithersburg Book Festival: Great authors in a small-town setting

      Gaithersburg Book Festival: Great authors in a small-town setting

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      Survey finds that more people are using Capital Bikeshare to commute

      Survey finds that more people are using Capital Bikeshare to commute

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      Capitals, like the Wizards, seem to be writing a new chapter for the team

      Capitals, like the Wizards, seem to be writing a new chapter for the team

      COLUMN | A town that’s waited 23 years for a team to succeed in the playoffs is seeing two move forward.

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      Iran boards commercial ship

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      The response followed a distress call, but no Americans were thought to be aboard the vessel.

      ‘Bali Nine’ leaders executed
      by firing squad in Indonesia

      ‘Bali Nine’ leaders executed <br> by firing squad in Indonesia

      The two Australians were executed for drug offenses despite global pleas to spare them.

      Nepal’s leader vows rebound from earthquake even as suffering grows

      Nepal’s leader vows rebound from earthquake even as suffering grows

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      Sitter stumbles upon blood-covered stabbing suspect who says he ‘slayed the beast’

      Sitter stumbles upon blood-covered stabbing suspect who says he ‘slayed the beast’

      Police in Oceanside, Calif., said it took five officers to subdue the homicide suspect, later identified as David Strouth.

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