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Indiana governor wants changes to religious-objections law

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana Gov. Mike Pence asked lawmakers Tuesday to send him a clarification of the state's new religious-freedom law lat... Full Story

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  • Indiana governor wants changes to religious-objections law
    Indiana governor wants changes to religious-objections law

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana Gov. Mike Pence asked lawmakers Tuesday to send him a clarification of the state's new religious-freedom law later this week, while Arkansas legislators passed a similar measure, despite criticism that it is a thinly disguised attempt to permit discrimination against gay.

  • Religious freedom laws not used against gays in the past
    Religious freedom laws not used against gays in the past

    NEW YORK (AP) — Religious freedom laws like the one causing an uproar in Indiana have never been successfully used to defend discrimination against gays — and have rarely been used at all, legal experts say.

  • Defense rests in 1st phase of Boston Marathon bombing trial
    Defense rests in 1st phase of Boston Marathon bombing trial

    BOSTON (AP) — Lawyers for Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev rested their case in his federal death penalty trial Tuesday, a day after they began presenting testimony designed to show his late older brother was the mastermind of the 2013 terror attack.

  • Foreign adoptions by Americans reach lowest mark since 1982

    NEW YORK (AP) — The number of foreign children adopted by U.S. parents dropped by 9 percent last year to the lowest level since 1982, according to new State Department figures.

  • Police: Prisoner who stole gun, fled hospital found in DC
    Police: Prisoner who stole gun, fled hospital found in DC

    WASHINGTON (AP) — An inmate hospitalized after a suicide attempt overpowered a guard, took her gun, escaped and carjacked two vehicles Tuesday, setting off a frenzied nine-hour search that ended with his capture as he got off a bus in the nation's capital.

  • Pennsylvania college expels 3 for racist radio broadcast

    HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A private Pennsylvania college expelled three students over a campus radio broadcast in which they made racist comments and used a slur.

  • Agents probing drug site accused of taking online currency

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Two former federal agents are accused of using their positions and savvy computer skills to siphon more than $1 million in digital currency from the online black market known as Silk Road while they and their agencies operated an undercover investigation into the website.

  • FBI identifies man killed in NSA shooting
    FBI identifies man killed in NSA shooting

    FORT MEADE, Md. (AP) — Two cross-dressing men who were fired upon by National Security Agency police when they disobeyed orders at a heavily guarded gate had just stolen a car from a man who had picked them up and checked into a motel, police said Tuesday.

  • AP Exclusive: Big rigs often go faster than tires can handle
    AP Exclusive: Big rigs often go faster than tires can handle

    DETROIT (AP) — Many tractor-trailers on the nation's roads are driven faster than the 75 mph their tires are designed to handle, a practice that has been linked to wrecks and blowouts but has largely escaped the attention of highway officials.

  • Patriots owner: Aaron Hernandez told me he was innocent
    Patriots owner: Aaron Hernandez told me he was innocent

    FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — New England Patriots team owner Robert Kraft testified Tuesday that his former star tight end Aaron Hernandez told him he was innocent when asked if he was involved in a 2013 killing.

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