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Apple CEO Tim Cook wrote in a Sunday op-ed that he opposes religious freedom laws like the legislation recently passed in Indiana, and argued that the bills are veiled efforts to discriminate.

"There’s something very dangerous happening in states across the country," he wrote in a Washington Post op-ed. "A wave of legislation, introduced in more than two dozen states, would allow people to discriminate against their neighbors."

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LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Negotiations over Iran's nuclear program entered a critical phase on Monday with differences still remaining less than two days before a deadline for the outline of an agreement.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Security Agency considered abandoning its secret program to collect and store American calling records in the months before leaker Edward Snowden revealed the practice, current and former intelligence officials say, because some officials believed the costs outweighed the meager counterterrorism benefits.

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Last fall, the extreme wing of Colorado’s anti-abortion movement believed they had the perfect vehicle for finally declaring “personhood” at the moment an egg is fertilized. Dubbed the “Brady Amendment,” activists cited the emotional story of Heather Surovik, a mother who lost her baby just weeks prior to his due date after she was hit by a car driven by a drunk driver.

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