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  • Six-Figure State University Retiree Wants More

    The retired chancellor of the Connecticut State University System, David G. Carter, is receiving a lifetime pension of nearly $200,000 a year -- but he has filed an appeal saying that he deserves $367,000 annually. "Dr. Carter's entitlements have been...
  • Wells Fargo's pressure-cooker sales culture comes at a cost

    Wells Fargo branch manager Rita Murillo came to dread the phone calls. Regional bosses required hourly conferences on her Florida branch's progress toward daily quotas for opening accounts and selling customers extras such as overdraft protection....
  • Unsure of your affiliation? Take this test [Commentary]

    Unsure of your affiliation? Take this test [Commentary]
    One of the interesting aspects of public life (even for those of us retired from public life) is the frequency with which total strangers engage me in political conversation. Most of these unscheduled encounters are pleasant. They can break out...
  • Catonsville nuns suing over federal contraceptive requirement

    In a case that could have implications for ministries across the country, a Catonsville-based group of nuns who care for the elderly poor are awaiting a federal judge's decision on whether it must comply with the federal health care law's requirement to...
  • In Egypt, activist's death seen as embodiment of dashed hopes

    In Egypt, activist's death seen as embodiment of dashed hopes
    CAIRO -- To many of those who took part in Egypt’s 2011 revolution against Hosni Mubarak, the death of Bassem Mohsen epitomized that era’s dashed hopes. Mohsen, 25, was shot in the head last week during an anti-government protest in his...
  • Still defiant, members of Russia's Pussy Riot band go free

    Still defiant, members of Russia's Pussy Riot band go free
    MOSCOW — Two members of the feminist punk-rock band Pussy Riot were freed from prison Monday as part of an amnesty law that one of them immediately denounced as "a profanity." The two musicians were released after serving most of their two-year...
  • For Assemblyman Tom Ammiano, liberal causes are no joke

    SAN FRANCISCO — Tom Ammiano used to tell a joke about blood. This was in the early 1980s, years before he became a politician, and AIDS was just beginning to terrorize San Francisco. Ammiano, then a gay activist and stand-up comic, riffed off...
  • In life, as in dancing, timing is everything

    In life, as in dancing, timing is everything
    I attended my husband's first wedding fresh off a tumultuous breakup. It was my first big outing after a two-month grieving period. I was battle-worn and still reeling from heartache, but since he was such a dear friend, I decided it would be good to...
  • Hobby Lobby's Obamacare objection: Readers aren't buying it

    Can a business like Hobby Lobby legitimately claim religious freedom in its legal battle against the Affordable Care Act's mandate that insurance plans cover drugs some people believe cause abortions? Notre Dame law professor Richard W. Garnett argued...
  • In Egypt, activist's death is new blow to revolution

    CAIRO — To many of those who took part in Egypt's 2011 uprising against Hosni Mubarak, the death of Bassem Mohsen epitomizes the revolution's dashed hopes. Mohsen, 25, was shot in the head last week during an antigovernment protest in his native...
  • Judge Cancels Hearing in Ed Asner's Case Against SAG-AFTRA

    A federal judge has cancelled a Jan. 6 hearing on motions by SAG-AFTRA to dismiss a lawsuit filed by Ed Asner and 15 other plaintiffs over alleged mishandling of $132 million in residuals and foreign royalties. U.S. District Court Judge Manuel Real...