In Thursday’s news:
- Defense of Marriage Act ruled unconstitutional by U.S. Supreme Court;
- President Barack Obama lays out framework for combating climate change;
- White House Council on Native American Affairs established;
- Three projects related to Western Alaskan culture and history receiving Alaska Humanities Forum grants;
- Catholic leaders in Alaska say a federal mandate infringes on religious freedom;
- Two small earthquakes felt last night and this morning near Anchorage.