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Indiana Plans Language to 'Clarify' Religious Objections Law

Mar 30
Republican legislative leaders in Indiana say they are working on adding language to a new state law to make it clear that it doesn't allow discrimination against gays and lesbians.

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Indiana Governor Wants Changes to Religious-Objections Law

RELIGION | By Andrew DeMillo | Mar 31
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence said Tuesday that he wants legislation on his desk by the end of the week to clarify that a new religious-freedom law does not allow discrimination.

Stephen King Calls Indiana 'Religious Liberty' Law a 'Dog Turd'

NATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Mar 31
Stephen King took to Twitter Monday to call Indiana's "religious liberty" law a "dog turd."

Indianapolis Star Calls for Law Protecting Gays, Lesbians

NATIONAL | Mar 31
The Indianapolis Star is urging Indiana lawmakers in a front-page editorial to respond to widespread criticism of a new religious objections law by protecting the rights of gays and lesbians.

NC Gov. Won't Back Religious Exemption for Court Officials

RELIGION | Mar 31
Gov. Pat McCrory said Monday he isn't backing bills giving exemptions to court officials who don't want to perform gay marriages and offering other religious protections to businesses.

New Research Says Anne Frank Likely Died a Month Earlier

INTERNATIONAL | By Mike Corder | Mar 31
Teenage Jewish diarist Anne Frank likely died of typhus in a Nazi concentration camp about a month earlier than previously thought, the Amsterdam museum that honors her memory said Tuesday.

Jay Z, Madonna, Minaj Among Owners of New Streaming Service

NATIONAL | By Mesfin Fekadu | Mar 31
Madonna, Rihanna, Beyonce and Jay Z are among the A-List musicians who are co-owners of Tidal, a streaming service being billed as the first artist-owned platform for music and video.

NBC, Cirque du Soleil Bringing 'The Wiz' to TV, Broadway

NATIONAL | By Lynn Elber | Mar 31
"The Wiz" is coming to TV and back to Broadway with productions from NBC and Cirque du Soleil.

Mediation Set for Photographer's Suit Against Justin Bieber

CRIME | Mar 31
A mediation session is set in Miami in an attempt to resolve a lawsuit against pop star Justin Bieber filed by a photographer who says he was roughed up by the singer's security.

Officials: Iran Nuke Talks to Continue in New Phase

INTERNATIONAL | By George Jahn and Matthew Lee | Mar 31
Wrapping up six days of marathon nuclear talks with mixed results, Iran and six world powers prepared Tuesday to issue a general statement agreeing to continue talks in a new phase aimed at reaching a final agreement to control Iran's nuclear ambitions.

Clinton Also Used iPad for Email; Mixed Personal, Work Chats

NATIONAL | By Jack Gillum | Mar 31
Hillary Rodham Clinton emailed her staff on an iPad as well as a BlackBerry while secretary of state, despite her explanation she exclusively used a personal email address on a homebrew server so that she could carry a single device.

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