A ball flicks through the net in front of the NCAA logo on the marquis as Middle Tennessee's shoots during NCAA college basketball practice in Pittsburgh, Saturday, March 20, 2010.  (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

NCAA Final Four events announced

On Friday fans can watch athletes from the Final Four teams practice before the semifinal games. The practices being at noon on Friday at Lucas Oil.

File-This March 6, 2015, file photo shows Defense Secretary Ash Carter, speaking during a ceremonial swearing-in ceremony at the Pentagon.  Carter is considering easing some military enlistment standards as part of a broader set of initiatives to better attract and keep quality service members and civilians across the Defense Department. While there are few details yet, Carter is exploring whether to adjust some of the requirements for certain military jobs, such as those involving cyber or high-tech expertise.  (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

Pentagon chief may ease military enlistment standards

File-This March 6, 2015, file photo shows Defense Secretary Ash Carter, speaking during a ceremonial swearing-in ceremony at the Pentagon. Carter is considering easing some military enlistment standards as part of a broader set of initiatives to better attract and keep quality service members and civilians across the Defense Department. While there are few details yet, Carter is exploring whether to adjust some of the requirements for certain military jobs, such as those involving cyber or high-tech expertise. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

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Indiana plans language to ‘clarify’ religious objections law

Indiana’s Republican legislative leaders said Monday they’re working on adding language to a new state law to make it clear that it doesn’t allow discrimination against gays and lesbians.

FILE - In this June 2, 2014, file photo, Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks at the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference event in San Francisco. Cook says that so-called "religious objection" legislation being introduced in a number states like Indiana and Texas is dangerous. In an op-ed piece for The Washington Post, Cook said that the bills under consideration "have the potential to undo decades of progress toward greater equality." (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)

Cook calls ‘religious objection’ laws dangerous

The bills, like the one enacted last week in Indiana, create a legal framework for individuals, mostly business owners, to claim that a law or regulation mandated by the government infringes on their religious beliefs.

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Michigan State Defeats Louisville In East Regional Final

Travis Trice vowed a day earlier that he wasn’t going to cry should the Michigan State Spartans continue their improbable run to the Final Four. The senior guard’s vow lasted no more than 10 seconds once the final horn sounded following Michigan State’s 76-70 overtime victory over Louisville in a thrilling NCAA Tournament East Regional final Sunday.