Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson calls 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. Hutchinson initially supported the bill and his office had said he plans to sign it into law.
Wanda Sue Larson, a former child protective services supervisor, pleaded guilty Tuesday in a child abuse case where a boy in her care was shackled to her porch with a dead chicken around his neck in 2013. She received up to 17 months in jail in a plea deal, and will likely be released next Wednesday because of time served.
Bank of America Corp. faces a lawsuit by National Football League player Dwight Freeney, who claims the bank set him up with an unqualified private banker and her “notorious financial predator” boyfriend.
Only Mike Krzyzewski knows what final transgression got Rasheed Sulaimon kicked off the team in midseason, but the timing of his departure turned out to be ideal for Duke, sparking second-half surges from Tyus Jones and Justise Winslow that helped Duke to the Final Four.