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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 9:42 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

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

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

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 10:04 PM

Who's Who in music streaming: Tidal, Spotify, Pandora & more
NEW YORK (AP) -- Since Apple shook up the music world with iTunes a little more than a decade ago, online music has exploded and become the central way many people enjoy and discover music. Internet services such as Pandora and Spotify have millions of users. Now, several high-profile musicians are behind what's being billed as the first artist-owned music-streaming service.... 3/31/2015 9:46 PM



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