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Madison bans discrimination against atheists, non-religious
MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- While conservatives in Indiana and Arkansas were explaining last month why their new religious objections laws weren't invitations to discriminate against gays, the leaders of Wisconsin's capital city were busy protecting the rights of another group: atheists.... 5/3/2015 3:04 PM

Ohio clinics close, abortions decline amid restrictions
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- The number of abortion providers in Ohio has shrunk by half amid a flurry of restrictive new laws over the past four years, and the number of the procedures also is declining, according to a review of records by The Associated Press.... 5/3/2015 3:51 PM

Pace of death sentences, executions slows in Virginia
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- A prosecutor's decision not to seek a death penalty for the man accused of abducting and killing a University of Virginia student is emblematic of capital punishment's decline across the country and in the state that once operated one of the busiest execution chambers in the nation.... 5/3/2015 5:14 PM

Officer: Shooting at Muhammad cartoon contest in Texas
GARLAND, Texas (AP) -- A provocative contest for cartoon depictions of the Prophet Muhammad in a Dallas suburb was put on lockdown Sunday night and attendees were being evacuated after authorities reported a shooting outside the building.... 5/4/2015 1:31 AM

Slain trooper's parents say they forgive suspected ambusher
TOBYHANNA, Pa. (AP) -- The parents of a slain Pennsylvania State Police trooper said Sunday they have forgiven his alleged killer and are relying on their deep faith to get them through the loss.... 5/4/2015 1:27 AM

NYPD officer 'fighting for his life'; suspect denied bail
NEW YORK (AP) -- A man who officials say boasted of being a street "hellraiser" and who served prison time for attempted murder was arraigned on charges that he shot a New York City police officer in the head.... 5/3/2015 11:57 PM

Baltimore mayor lifts curfew 6 days after riots
BALTIMORE (AP) -- Six days after riots sparked by Freddie Gray's death, Baltimore's mayor lifted a citywide curfew Sunday and faith leaders called for continued activism until justice is achieved.... 5/3/2015 10:57 PM


Google embeds engineers as professors
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) -- Howard University freshman Alanna Walton knew something was different about the professor teaching her introduction to computer science course.... 5/3/2015 5:25 PM

Defense faces challenges as theater shooting victims testify
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) -- Half-empty tissue boxes littered the floor of Courtroom 201 after a day in which survivors told stories of heartbreak, revulsion and horror about the night James Holmes shot scores of people inside a packed a suburban Denver movie theater.... 5/3/2015 5:36 PM



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