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More Than 20 Texas Towns Repeal Sex Offender Residency Law

By David Warren | Feb 8
A broad legal challenge has led more than 20 towns in Texas to ease restrictions over the last few months on where sex offenders can live instead of fight a costly battle in court.

Moscow Exhibit Offers Free Admission for Women Wearing High Heels

Feb 8
A music video with more than 33 million views online has inspired organizers of a Moscow art exhibit to offer free admission to women who turn up wearing high heels.

Was the Super Bowl Halftime Show a Nod to the LGBTQ Community?

Feb 8
Did Coldplay make a subtle tribute to the LGBTQ community during their Super Bowl 50 halftime show?

Mich. Senate OKs Bill Banning Anal Sex, Punishable By Up to 15 Years

Feb 8
Despite the Supreme Court's landmark 2003 ruling on Lawrence v. Texas, which banned sodomy laws, the Michigan Senate passed a bill Thursday reaffirming the state's unconstitutional ban on anal sex.

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

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

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

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.

Tattoos on the Rebound in Cuba After Years Underground

By Andrea Rodriguez | Feb 8
Skin art is on the rebound in Cuba, with hundreds of tattoo parlors operating largely unmolested across the country.

Celebrating 100 Years of Our National Parks

Feb 8
The National Park Service turns 100 this year. As part of our new series, "On the Trail," Conor Knighton takes a trip to Acadia National Park in Maine.

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

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.

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