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In the battle to re-capture the Iraqi city from the self-proclaimed Islamic State, two influential players are fighting uncomfortably on the same side: the U.S. and Shiite militias backed by Iran.
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence on Sunday said he supports an effort to "clarify the intent" of a new law that would allow businesses in the state to cite religious objections to refuse to serve gay people.
At the same time, the German media are reporting that 27-year-old co-pilot Andreas Lubitz may have seen a doctor for physical problems as well as psychological issue.
Islamist insurgents have reportedly killed about 40 people, as the polling for a new president continued into Sunday. Voting was extended after technical problems kept some from casting their ballots.
Two congressional committees travel to the town of Tomah, Wis., on Monday to hold a hearing on the VA hospital there. The hospital has been singled out for over prescribing opiates to vets.
Someone tweets real news articles in which a "Florida Man" does dumb things. Public Policy Polling checked Florida Man's approval rating, and found his numbers are better than many politicians.