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The Two-Way
7:36 am
Sun March 29, 2015

Indiana Governor: Lawmakers To 'Clarify' Anti-Gay Law

Some of the hundreds of people who gathered outside the Indiana Statehouse on Saturday, for a rally against legislation signed Thursday by Gov. Mike Pence.
Rick Callahan AP

Originally published on Sun March 29, 2015 10:47 am

Updated at 11:30 a.m. ET

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence — facing a major backlash from a new law that would allow businesses in the state to cite religious objections to refuse to serve gay people — says he supports an effort to "clarify the intent" of the legislation while acknowledging surprise over the hostility it has sparked.

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Asia
6:39 am
Sun March 29, 2015

How Singapore Became One Of The Richest Places On Earth

A couple enjoys the view of Singapore's financial center. Conservatives saw Singapore as a free-market success story, but Lee Kuan Yew's government played a big role in the economy.
Wong Maye-E AP

Originally published on Sun March 29, 2015 9:33 am

Singapore has been called the 20th century's most successful development story.

"I don't think any other economy," says Linda Lim, an economist at the University of Michigan, "even the other Asian tigers, have that a good a statistical record of rapid growth, full employment, with very good social indicators — life expectancy, education, housing, etc. — in the first 20 years," she says.

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Iraq
6:31 am
Sun March 29, 2015

As Iraqi Forces Press Into Tikrit, Hundreds Of ISIS FIghters Remain

Originally published on Sun March 29, 2015 9:33 am

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Politics
6:26 am
Sun March 29, 2015

Clinton Seeks A 'New Relationship' With The Press

Originally published on Sun March 29, 2015 9:33 am

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Europe
6:26 am
Sun March 29, 2015

Ukrainian Protestants Say Religious Intolerance Rising In Donetsk

Originally published on Sun March 29, 2015 9:33 am

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