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Lawmaker Reimburses Private Plane Expenses for Football Game

NATIONAL | By Jack Gillum | Mar 4
Illinois Rep. Aaron Schock reimbursed the U.S. government for more than $1,200 in travel expenses for attending a Chicago Bears football game last November, his office said Monday. He previously had charged taxpayers for the trip.

Religious Objection to NC Gay Marriage Leads to Bill Debate

RELIGION | Mar 4
The state House is quickly taking up Senate legislation giving North Carolina magistrates and other judicial workers the ability to refuse to carry out duties for same-sex marriages due to their religious objections.

Clinton Ran Homebrew Computer System for Official Emails

NATIONAL | By Jack Gillum and Ted Bridis | Mar 4
The computer server that transmitted and received Hillary Clinton's emails - on a private account she used exclusively for official business when she was secretary of state - traced back to an Internet service registered to her family's home in New York.

Opening Statements Due in Boston Marathon Bombing Trial

NATIONAL | By Denise Lavoie | Mar 4
Two dramatically different portraits of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are expected to emerge when prosecutors and Tsarnaev's lawyers give their opening statements at his federal death penalty trial.

In Ferguson, scathing US report brings pressure for change

NATIONAL | By Eric Tucker | Mar 4
A Justice Department report says blacks in Ferguson, Missouri, are disproportionately subject to excessive police force, baseless traffic stops and citations for infractions as petty as walking down the middle of street.

Slovenian Lawmakers Approve Same-Sex Marriage, Adoption

Slovenian lawmakers have approved same-sex marriage and child adoption by gay couples amid opposition from conservative groups and the Catholic Church.

Officials: US Report Finds Racial Bias in Ferguson Police

NATIONAL | By Eric Tucker | Mar 3
A Justice Department investigation will allege sweeping patterns of discrimination within the Ferguson, Missouri, police department and at the municipal jail and court, law enforcement officials familiar with the report said Tuesday.

Australian Man Who Used Grindr to Rob Men Sentenced to Jail

INTERNATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Mar 3
A man from Sydney, Australia, who used the gay hookup app Grindr to lure and rob men at knifepoint was sentenced to at least 17 months in jail Tuesday.

Activists Take the Streets on March 8 for Intl. Women's Day

INTERNATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Mar 3
On March 8, women across the world mobilize for International Women's Day, a celebration of the political, economic and social gains of women won through struggle.

'Looking' Star Russell Tovey Apologizes for Comments on Effeminate Men

NATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Mar 3
"Looking" star Russell Tovey took to Twitter Monday to apologize for comments he made in a recent interview about effeminate men.

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