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Gay Prof. Fired for Allegedly Telling Student He'd 'Ride Him' Academically

WORKPLACE | Feb 8
A gay professor from a California college was fired last month after he allegedly told a male student he would "ride him" academically.

Political Tourists Flock to New Hampshire

POLITICS | By Kathleen Ronayne | Feb 8
Many voters have flocked to New Hampshire as political tourists in the week leading up to the state's Feb. 9 presidential primary.

AP FACT CHECK: Fumbles from the Republican Field

POLITICS | By Calvin Woodward and Josh Boak | Feb 8
What happened in Iowa didn't stay in Iowa. And when it reached the stage in the latest Republican presidential debate, Ted Cruz had some explaining to do.

Clinton: Attacks on Roe v. Wade A "Tried and True Tactic" for GOP

POLITICS | Feb 8
Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton says Marco Rubio's attacks on her abortion stance are "pretty pathetic." Clinton argues reasonable restrictions to abortion are permitted under Roe v. Wade as long as the mother's health is taken into account.

Sanders Campaign Plans Clash With Political Realities

POLITICS | By Lisa Lerer and Catherine Lucey | Feb 8
Bernie Sanders promises voters a "political revolution" that will fundamentally remake the American economy and its education and health care systems.

Arkansas Supreme Court Race Pits Judge vs Little Rock Lawyer

NATIONAL | By Andrew Demillo | Feb 8
The race for an open seat on the Arkansas Supreme Court pits a state judge who once advocated banning gays and lesbians from fostering and adopting children against a Little Rock lawyer who touts his lack of political experience as an asset.

Florida Considers Anti-Discrimination Bill for LGBT Rights

NATIONAL | By Brendan Farrington | Feb 8
Some Republican lawmakers from Florida are backing a bill that would give lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender residents the protection against discrimination.

Debate Continues Over Tenn. High School's Gay-Straight Alliance

NATIONAL | Feb 8
Supporters and critics of Franklin County High School's Gay-Straight Alliance have picked the county school board's upcoming meeting to discuss the organization.

Ind. Lawmakers to Take Up Bill Recognizing Hate Crimes

NATIONAL | Feb 8
Indiana is one of five states without hate crime laws, but that could soon change under a bill advancing in the Legislature.

Review: Coldplay Lets Beyonce, Bruno Mars Overshadow Band

SPORTS | By David Bauder | Feb 8
Give Chris Martin and Coldplay credit: It takes a certain lack of ego for musicians to essentially let themselves be upstaged at their own Super Bowl show.

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