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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana Republican lawmakers abandoned efforts to strengthen protections for lesbian, gay and bi-sexual people on Tuesday, opting not to vote on a measure designed to restore the state's reputation following a national boycott over a religious objections law...
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida's highest court has delayed the execution of a condemned inmate, just weeks after the U.S. Supreme Court found flaws in the way the state sentences people to death. Florida's justices provided no reasoning for their decision Tuesday, but earlier...
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The Navajo Nation is seeking potentially millions of dollars from Urban Outfitters Inc. over clothing, jewelry and other merchandise bearing the tribe's name that the popular retailer has sold. The clothing chain will ask a federal judge in Santa Fe, New...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on the decision of Indiana Republican lawmakers to abandon efforts this year to extend anti-discrimination laws to include sexual orientation (all times local): 4:45 p.m. A prominent Indiana religious conservative says he believes state senators...
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on a Florida death row inmate who is scheduled to die Feb. 11 (all times local): 4:10 p.m. The Florida Supreme Court has delayed the execution of a death row inmate after his attorneys argued that the state should first determine how to apply...
JACKSON, Ga. (AP) — Georgia's oldest death row inmate, who was convicted of the 1979 killing of a convenience store manager, is set to be executed Tuesday. Brandon Astor Jones, 72, is scheduled to receive an injection of the barbiturate pentobarbital at 7 p.m. at the state...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana Republican lawmakers abandoned for the year efforts to add protections for lesbian, gay and bi-sexual people to anti-discrimination laws, leaving in place a religious objections law that sparked a national campaign to boycott the state when it was...
WEST DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Donald Trump's presence is drawing unprecedented attention to the Republican presidential contest. But after careful consideration, many new Iowa voters turned to his rivals instead. The political newcomer logged a second-place finish in Iowa's kick-...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A former Nuclear Regulatory Commission scientist accused of attempting to launch a cyber-attack on federal government computers has pleaded guilty to a computer crime. Charles Harvey Eccleston pleaded guilty in federal court in Washington on Tuesday. Eccleston...