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Indiana governor defends controversial law (video)
Indiana governor defends controversial law (video)

INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana Gov. Mike Pence defended the new state law that’s garnered widespread criticism over concerns it could foster discrimination against gays and lesbians and said Sunday it wasn’t a mistake to have enacted...

Indiana governor defends controversial law (video)
Indiana governor defends controversial law (video)

INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana Gov. Mike Pence defended the new state law that’s garnered widespread criticism over concerns it could foster discrimination against gays and lesbians and said Sunday it wasn’t a mistake to have enacted it....

Plane skids off Nova Scotia runway (video)
Plane skids off Nova Scotia runway (video)

HALIFAX, Nova Scotia — An Air Canada plane made a hard landing in bad weather and skidded off the runway at the airport in Halifax, Nova Scotia, and the airline said Sunday that 25 people were taken to hospitals for observation and treatment of ...

Saudi Arabia continues launching airstrikes against rebels in Yemen
Saudi Arabia continues launching airstrikes against rebels in Yemen

SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt — Saudi-led airstrikes in Yemen will continue until Shiite rebels there “withdraw and surrender their weapons,” a summit of Arab leaders decided Sunday, as they also agreed in principle to forming a joint...

Drownings of immigrants crossing Rio Grande rise
Drownings of immigrants crossing Rio Grande rise

MISSION, Texas — A U.S. surveillance helicopter hovering over the Rio Grande spots a body floating near a muddy bank on the Mexican side of the river.

Soon another body turns up, then another. A Mexican investigator arrives and holds up...

N.Y. police recover second body days after apartment explosion
N.Y. police recover second body days after apartment explosion

Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) — Emergency workers found a second body Sunday in the mass of rubble left behind by an apparent gas explosion three days earlier in Manhattan’s East Village, police said.

The names of the two...

Hometown stands by co-pilot accused of crashing jet
Hometown stands by co-pilot accused of crashing jet

MONTABAUR, Germany — The pastor of the Lutheran church in Andreas Lubitz’s hometown said Sunday that the community stands by him and his family, despite the fact that prosecutors blame the 27-year-old co-pilot for causing the plane crash ...

LA light rails running again following crash
LA light rails running again following crash

LOS ANGELES — Trains were again running by the University of Southern California early Sunday, a day after a light rail train slammed into a car injuring 21 people, including the train operator and the driver, who was in critical condition....

Republican presidential hopefuls near-unanimity on the issue of their own guns
Republican presidential hopefuls near-unanimity on the issue of their own guns

ATTN: National editors; adds one graphic (TPN)

//Republican presidential hopefuls near-unanimity on the issue of their own guns//

By DAVID A. FAHRENTHOLD

THE WASHINGTON POST

There are 15 major contenders for the Republican...

Bodies of beaten children found in deep freezer
Bodies of beaten children found in deep freezer

DETROIT — A brother and sister whose bodies were found in a deep freezer in their Detroit home had been beaten to death, autopsies determined Friday, painting a more complete picture of the horrors that unfolded inside the home for years but...

Senate’s Harry Reid announces he won’t seek re-election
Senate’s Harry Reid announces he won’t seek re-election

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid announced Friday he will not seek re-election to another term, saying he wanted to focus on bringing Democrats back to power in the Senate rather than his own re-election.

Reid, 75, said ...

Bill aims to help rural businesses

Legislation backed by Sen. Capito increases credit opportunities

Black box recording evidence suggests co-pilot intentionally wrecked jet (video)
Black box recording evidence suggests co-pilot intentionally wrecked jet (video)

PARIS (AP) — Passengers with moments to live screamed in terror and the pilot frantically pounded on the locked cockpit door as a 27-year-old German co-pilot deliberately and wordlessly smashed an Airbus carrying 150 people into an Alpine...

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