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Netflix Picks Up 'Orange is the New Black' for 3 More Seasons

Feb 5
"Orange is the New Black" will be around until at least Season 7.

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Virginia Senate Passes Pair of Nondiscrimination Bills

NATIONAL | By John Riley | Feb 6
The Virginia Senate on Friday passed a pair of nondiscrimination bills with bipartisan support, sending them to the House of Delegates for consideration.

D.C. Council Passes Health Care Cultural Competency Bill

NATIONAL | By John Riley | Feb 6
The D.C. Council approved a first-of-its-kind bill that would require all licensed, certified and registered health care professionals to undergo cultural competency training on health challenges that specifically affect members of the LGBT community.

What Killed Indiana's GLBT Protections Measure? Election Year Politics

NATIONAL | By John Riley | Feb 6
Social conservatives claim that extending any sort of protection to LGBT people, even with religious exemptions, constitutes a grave violation of their First Amendment rights.

Michigan 'Dog Bill' Proposes Steep Jail Time for 'Sodomy'

CRIME | Feb 6
The Michigan state senate has approved an animal protection bill that would incidentally reinforce the state's already existing -- and unconstitutional -- ban on same-sex intimacy.

Arkansas GOP, Having Embraced Term Limits, is Now Conflicted

POLITICS | By Andrew DeMillo | Feb 6
Arkansas was among the first states to embrace the term limits movement. But now that Republicans have turned the state red, things have gotten... complicated.

Utah Lawmaker: Pornography A Public Health Crisis

NATIONAL | By Brady McCombs and Michelle L. Price | Feb 6
A state senator in Utah wants to declare pornography a public health crisis, echoing an argument being made around the U.S. by conservative religious groups as porn becomes more accessible on smartphones and tablets.

Super Bowl 50: Cam Newton's Carolina Panthers Take on Peyton Manning's Denver Broncos

SPORTS | By Mike Halterman | Feb 6
If you're a big football fan, you're on pins and needles waiting for the 50th annual Super Bowl match-up coming up on February 7. Here's what to know going in.

CA Democratic Party Signals Support for Out Candidates

POLITICS | By Matthew S. Bajko | Feb 6
A number of out Democratic non-incumbents seeking state legislative seats have secured pre-endorsements ahead of the California Democratic Party's convention to be held later this month in San Jose.

"United States of Jihad": Bergen on Fighting Homegrown Terror

POLITICS | Feb 6
The threat of homegrown terrorists attacking inside the U.S. has dominated the conversation in the presidential race, especially after the terror attack in San Bernardino.

How the Super Bowl Has Evolved Over Last 50 Years

SPORTS | Feb 6
In 1967 the Green Bay Packers beat the Kansas City Chiefs in Super Bowl I, a game starving for attention.

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