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Voter Calls Out Marco Rubio Over Gay Rights at NH Diner

POLITICS | Feb 9
A gay voter called out Sen. Marco Rubio, who was visiting a diner in Manchester, N.H., grilling the GOP presidential hopeful over his stance on LGBT rights.

Georgia Anti-Discrimination Measure Advances, But Expansion Denied

NATIONAL | By Kathleen Foody | Feb 9
A Georgia House panel approved a bill preventing businesses from discriminating based on race, country of origin or religion, a federal standard first set in the mid-1960s, after Republican members rejected an effort to add protection for LGBT people.

Gay Rights Advocates Sue Over Arrest at Silent Protest

NATIONAL | Feb 9
Three gay rights activists have filed a lawsuit against the Kentucky State Police, alleging their rights were violated last summer when they were arrested for silently protesting an event at the state fair.

Beyonce's Super Bowl Show Bringing Both Praise and Criticism

SPORTS | By Jesse J. Holland | Feb 9
A day after the Super Bowl, people are still parsing over each frame from Beyonce's halftime performance, trying to glean the messages, both subtle and overt, that made for a stunning display of unapologetic blackness and political activism.

Paltrow Describes Years of Messages From Accused Stalker

CRIME | By Anthony McCartney | Feb 9
The letters addressed to Gwyneth Paltrow came for years, often with unsolicited items ranging from pornography and sex toys to religious books, earrings and clothes.

Super Bowl Gets 111.9 Million Viewers, Down From Last Year

SPORTS | By David Bauder | Feb 9
Setting television viewership records with the Super Bowl has become almost routine, but this year's average of 111.9 million viewers for Denver's victory over Carolina is down from the past two years.

Trump, Sanders Look to Emerge From New Hampshire With Wins

POLITICS | By Julie Pace and Kathleen Ronayne | Feb 9
Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders hope to emerge from New Hampshire's primary Tuesday with their first wins of the 2016 presidential election, victories that would boost credibility for both of these breakout campaigns.

Train Crash in Germany Kills at Least 9, Injures 150

INTERNATIONAL | By Matthias Schrader and Kristen Grieshaber | Feb 9
Two commuter trains crashed head-on Tuesday morning in southern Germany, killing at least nine people and injuring around 150, slamming into each other on a curve without braking after an automatic safety system apparently failed to stop them.

New England Mops Up as Snow Falls on East Coast

NATIONAL | By Mark Pratt | Feb 9
A wind-driven winter storm that brought blizzard conditions to Cape Cod fell short of forecast snowfall totals and spared the Northeast the widespread power outages that had been predicted.

US Senator Calls for Investigation of Cruise Ship in Storm

NATIONAL | By Freida Frisaro | Feb 9
Federal transportation officials might soon be looking into a Royal Caribbean cruise ship that ran into high winds and rough seas in the Atlantic Ocean over the weekend.

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