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Religious freedom laws not used against gays in the past

Religious freedom laws like the one causing an uproar in Indiana have never been successfully used to defend discrimination against gays – and have rarely … Full story    

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Heavy winds sweep Europe, knock people to their knees

Heavy winds swept across Britain, Germany and the Netherlands on Tuesday, killing one man, knocking other pedestrians to their knees and forcing numerous flight and … Full story    
Updated 33 minutes ago

Lufthansa: Co-pilot disclosed earlier ‘severe depression’

FRANKFURT, Germany – Lufthansa knew that the co-pilot of the passenger plane that crashed in the French Alps last week had suffered from an episode … Full story    
Updated 33 minutes ago

No nuke agreement yet: Iran talks push past deadline

LAUSANNE, Switzerland – With stubborn disputes unresolved, nuclear talks between Iran and six world powers went past a self- imposed deadline and into overtime as negotiators … Full story    
Updated 33 minutes ago

Religious freedom laws not used against gays in the past

Religious freedom laws like the one causing an uproar in Indiana have never been successfully used to defend discrimination against gays – and have rarely … Full story    
Updated 33 minutes ago

Baby 4: Newborn spotted with endangered Puget Sound orcas

SEATTLE (AP) – The endangered population of killer whales that spend time in Washington state waters is experiencing a baby boom with a fourth baby … Full story    
Updated 33 minutes ago

No ‘narsisstics’: Music festivals ban fans’ selfie sticks

LOS ANGELES (AP) – You can bring your beach towels and floral headbands, but forget that selfie stick if you’re planning to go to the … Full story    
Updated yesterday

Prosecutors: Co-pilot treated for suicidal tendencies

DUESSELDORF, Germany – The co-pilot of Germanwings Flight 9525 that crashed into the French Alps last week had received treatment for suicidal tendencies several years … Full story    
Updated yesterday

NSA: 1 dead after car rams police vehicle at Fort Meade

FORT MEADE, Md. – Officers opened fire after two men dressed as women refused to stop Monday at the National Security Agency gate at Fort … Full story    
Updated yesterday

Guinea shuts border with Sierra Leone in effort to end Ebola

CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) – Guinea closed its border with Sierra Leone on Monday as part of new efforts to stamp out Ebola, an official said. … Full story    
Updated yesterday

Palestinians, Israeli Arabs mark ‘Land Day’

JERUSALEM (AP) – Palestinians and Arab citizens of Israel have marked “Land Day,” an annual day of protest against what they say are discriminatory land … Full story    
Updated yesterday

Police search for university student who vanished at party

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Authorities are looking for a University of California, Berkeley, student who walked away from a Los Angeles party and disappeared. Police … Full story    
Updated yesterday

Twin fools NASA at brother’s launch on 1-year flight

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) – Astronaut Scott Kelly’s identical twin pulled a fast one on NASA right before his brother blasted off on a one-year … Full story    
Updated yesterday

Red Cross truck attacked in Mali; 1 dead, 1 wounded

BAMAKO, Mali (AP) – The Red Cross says armed men attacked one of its trucks in northern Mali, killing the driver and wounding a passenger. … Full story    
Updated yesterday

Officials: Iran nuke talks solving some issues, not others

LAUSANNE, Switzerland – Iran is considering demands for further cuts to its uranium enrichment program but is pushing back on how long it must limit … Full story    
Updated 2 days ago

Indiana governor: New legislation ‘not about discrimination’

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) – Indiana Gov. Mike Pence defended the new state law that’s garnered widespread criticism over concerns it could foster discrimination against gays and … Full story    
Updated 2 days ago

UK: Royals, Cumberbatch help bury comeback King Richard III

LEICESTER, England – A maligned monarch found under a parking lot was buried in pomp last Thursday, as Britain embraced comeback King Richard III, a … Full story    
Updated 2 days ago

DreamWorks’ ‘Home’ bests ‘Get Hard’ at weekend box office with $54M

Business was brisk at the weekend box-office, where the DreamWorks animated alien adventure “Home” beat out the Will Ferrell-Kevin Hart comedy “Get Hard” with a … Full story    
Updated 2 days ago

Angelina Jolie delivers empowerment message at Kids’ Choice Awards Saturday night in Los Angeles

The traditional green slime flowed at the Kids’ Choice Awards, but it was Angelina Jolie’s message of empowerment for youngsters that stuck. Jolie, who has … Full story    
Updated 2 days ago

New Matt Damon film shooting in Massachusetts

Lights, camera, action: Manchester-by-the-Sea is the backdrop for a new Matt Damon movie of the same name. Damon is producing the independent film with the … Full story    
Updated 2 days ago

For African migrants, trek to Europe brings risk, heartbreak

VELES, Macedonia – This is the moment when Sandrine Koffi’s dream of a new life in Europe ended – and her nightmare of an infant … Full story    
Published:  March 29, 2015

Astronauts blast off for 1-year trip to space station

BAIKONUR, Kazakhstan – American astronaut Scott Kelly and his Russian counterpart Mikhail Kornienko blasted off early Saturday on a mission to spend an entire year … Full story    
Published:  March 28, 2015

Co-pilot appeared healthy, but may have hidden illness

MONTABAUR, Germany – Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz appeared happy and healthy to acquaintances, but a picture emerged Friday of a man who hid evidence of … Full story    
Published:  March 28, 2015