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    The activist nun reforming profit-prisons

    Some of America's most controversial companies -- for profit prisons -- have unlikely owners: nuns.

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Businesses fight Indiana religious freedom law

Indiana's Religious Freedom Restoration Act gives businesses owners who oppose homosexuality for religious reasons the right to turn away gay, lesbian and transgender people. Governor Mike Pence signed the law Thursday, hailing it as a victory for "religious liberty."

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Indiana businesses: We’re open for everyone

Indiana's religious freedom bill is on its way to the governor's desk. Businesses across the state are reacting by advertising that they’re open to everyone regardless of sexual orientation.

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Yik Yak proving popular with students

CNNMoney's Laurie Segall talks with the founders of controversial app Yik Yak.

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