Pence: Effort to 'clarify' religious objections law underway

Published Mar. 29 2015 @ 1:28am

INDIANAPOLIS -- Indiana Gov. Mike Pence said he would support legislation to "clarify the intent" of a new state law that has attracted widespread criticism over concerns it could allow discrimination against gay people.

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Published Mar. 29 2015

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Associated Press honors Times Free Press

Published Mar. 29 2015

The Chattanooga Times Free Press received 21 awards, including eight first-place honors, in the 2015 Tennessee Associated Press Managing Editors...

Survived: No. 1 Kentucky holds off Notre Dame 68-66

Published Mar. 28 2015

CLEVELAND -- Pushed to the brink, Kentucky's still perfect and still playing.

Jolie delivers empowerment message at Kids' Choice Awards

Published Mar. 28 2015

LOS ANGELES -- Angelina Jolie, who has sought to inspire women with public candor about her own health, brought another...

No. 2 seed Tennessee beats No. 11 Gonzaga 73-69 in overtime

Published Mar. 28 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. — Cierra Burdick scored 22, including four late free throws for the winning points, as Tennessee beat Gonzaga...

Wisconsin heads to Final Four after 85-78 win over Arizona

Published Mar. 28 2015

LOS ANGELES -- Frank Kaminsky and the Wisconsin Badgers hung on to make the Final Four again.

Tennessee astronaut talks about time on space station

Published Mar. 28 2015

NASHVILLE -- An astronaut from Tennessee who recently returned from the International Space Station says he was most surprised by...

Decorated Boston cop in coma after being shot in face

Published Mar. 28 2015

BOSTON -- A decorated Boston police officer remained in a medically induced coma Saturday, a night after he was shot...

Hundreds rally against Indiana law, say it's discriminatory

Published Mar. 28 2015

INDIANAPOLIS -- Hundreds of people, some carrying signs reading "no hate in our state," gathered Saturday outside the Indiana Statehouse...

Boko Haram kills 39, legislator, disrupting Nigeria election

Published Mar. 28 2015

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria -- Witnesses and officials say Boko Haram extremists killed 39 people, including a legislator, in northeastern Nigeria, disrupting...

Los Angeles commuter train hits car, partially derails; 21 hurt

Published Mar. 28 2015

LOS ANGELES -- A commuter train slammed into a car at a crossing in front of the University of Southern...

Nashville prosecutors: Sterilizations were part of plea deal talks 4 times in last 5 years

Published Mar. 28 2015

NASHVILLE -- Nashville prosecutors have made sterilization of women part of plea negotiations at least four times in the past...

Islamic fighters led by al-Qaida in Syria seize major city

Published Mar. 28 2015

BEIRUT -- Islamic fighters led by al-Qaida's branch in Syria seized almost full control of the northwestern city of Idlib...

7 shot and injured at Florida spring break house party

Published Mar. 28 2015

PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Seven people were injured, some critically, during an early-morning spray of gunfire Saturday at...

Mystery of California hilltop piano solved

Published Mar. 28 2015

CALABASAS, Calif. (AP) - For a couple of days this week, a Southern California hilltop was alive with the sound...

Astronauts dock with space station for 1-year mission

Published Mar. 27 2015

BAIKONUR, Kazakhstan -- The capsule carrying a Russian and an American who are to spend a year away from Earth...

Alaska police officers corral grazing miniature horses

Published Mar. 27 2015

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Police officers in Alaska's biggest city became wranglers early Friday morning, rounding up a couple of miniature...

Federal appeals court rules for Mexican who claimed he would be tortured if returned

Published Mar. 27 2015

SAN DIEGO -- A federal appeals court on Friday overturned decisions that put the burden of proof on foreigners who...

Updated: Jury says Silicon Valley firm did not retaliate

Published Mar. 27 2015

SAN FRANCISCO -- A jury decided Friday that a prestigious venture capital firm did not discriminate or retaliate against a...