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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 gays.... 3/31/2015 10:27 PM

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.... 3/31/2015 7:27 PM

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.... 3/31/2015 8:14 PM

Health providers' stand could invite other execution methods
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- The medical community has become united in its opposition to playing any role in capital punishment killings.... 3/31/2015 10:49 PM

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.... 3/31/2015 8:33 PM

Police: Prisoner who stole gun, fled hospital found in DC
ANNANDALE, Va. (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.... 3/31/2015 9:48 PM

Cliven Bundy, supporters rally before Nevada lawmakers
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) -- Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy, who garnered national attention a year ago when he and armed supporters engaged in a showdown with federal authorities, came to Carson City Tuesday with scores of allies to rally behind a bill seeking to reclaim land from the federal government.... 3/31/2015 10:47 PM

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.... 3/31/2015 7:14 PM

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.... 3/31/2015 3:10 PM

Dress-wearing man killed by NSA police had lengthy record
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.... 3/31/2015 9:52 PM



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