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Does Signing Photo Show Pence's True Intent?

By EDGE | Mar 31
Indiana governor Mike Pence attempted to put a new spin on the religious freedom law he signed last week. But photos from the ceremony point to what may be relationships with anti-gay lobbyists.

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A Day After Missing Deal Deadline, Iran Nuclear Talks Resume

INTERNATIONAL | By Matthew Lee and George Jahn | Apr 1
Negotiations over Iran's nuclear program resumed here Wednesday but were almost immediately beset by competing claims, just hours after diplomats abandoned a March 31 deadline to reach the outline of a deal and agreed to press on.

Lufthansa CEO at Crash Site: 'Long, Long Time' to Understand

INTERNATIONAL | By Lori Hinnant | Apr 1
Lufthansa's chief executive said Wednesday it will take "a long, long time" to understand what led to a deadly crash in the French Alps last week.

Indiana Debate Exposes Republican Divisions

POLITICS | Apr 1
The GOP's leading White House contenders have been drawn into a messy clash that highlights the party's strong opposition to same-sex marriage and threatens to inject social issues into the early stages of the presidential primaries.

Wal-Mart Urges Arkansas Governor To Veto Religion Bill

POLITICS | Apr 1
Retail giant Wal-Mart says Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson should veto a religious-objection bill that critics say would open the door to widespread discrimination against gays and lesbians.

Singer Joni Mitchell Hospitalized in Los Angeles

NATIONAL | Apr 1
Joni Mitchell was in intensive care in a Los Angeles-area hospital on Tuesday, according to the Twitter account and website of the folk singer and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer.

UConn's Ollie Won't Travel to Final Four Because of New Law

NATIONAL | By Pat Eaton-Robb | Apr 1
UConn men's basketball coach Kevin Ollie will not be traveling to the Final Four this week, abiding by a travel ban ordered by Connecticut's governor because of Indiana's new religious-objections law, the school announced Tuesday.

Arkansas Gives Final Approval to Religious-Freedom Bill

NATIONAL | Apr 1
Arkansas lawmakers have given final approval to a religious-freedom bill that has drawn sharp criticism from opponents who say it opens the door to state-sanctioned discrimination against gays and lesbians.

Does Signing Photo Show Pence's True Intent?

POLITICS | By EDGE | Mar 31
Indiana governor Mike Pence attempted to put a new spin on the religious freedom law he signed last week. But photos from the ceremony point to what may be relationships with anti-gay lobbyists.

Liberal Dems, GOP Cling to Hope Warren Runs for President

POLITICS | By Ken Thomas and Julie Pace | Mar 31
Republicans and liberal Democrats have something in common: Both are trying to keep alive the prospect that Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren will run for president.

Religious Freedom Laws Not Used Against Gays in the Past

RELIGION | By Rachel Zoll and David Crary | Mar 31
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.

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