LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) -- Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Wednesday called for changes to a religious objection measure facing a backlash from businesses and gay rights groups, saying it wasn't intended to sanction discrimination based on sexual orientation.
CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. (AP) -- The number of people taking high school equivalency exams in the U.S. plummeted - and the percentage who passed fell, too - in the year after a revamped, Common Core-inspired GED was introduced along with two new competing tests
In Indiana, Arkansas and even New York, The question has become, where does religious freedom end and discrimination?
"I don't know about the Indiana case, but I do know that religious freedom is under grievous attack in the United States right now,"
-- Rt. Rev. Richard Malone , Bishop, Roman Catholic Diocese of Buffalo.
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WASHINGTON (WBEN/AP) -- It is a debate many Republicans hoped to avoid.
But as the backlash intensifies over a so-called religious freedom law in Indiana, the GOP's leading White House contenders have been drawn into a messy clash.
Cheektowaga, NY (WBEN) A Springville woman was stopped by Transportation Security Administration officers at the Buffalo Niagara International Airport checkpoint as she was trying to bring a loaded .38 caliber handgun onto an airplane Monday afternoon.