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  • 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...
  • Reverend promotes biblical arguments for immigration overhaul

    Reverend promotes biblical arguments for immigration overhaul
    The Rev. Jim Goodroe was driving down Interstate 85 toward Atlanta one morning when, as sometimes happened in the quiet of a long trip, he sensed God's presence. Goodroe had been pondering a problem. He was trying to help a colleague find a South...
  • Letter: Is Walmart what we want in a business?

    Letter: Is Walmart what we want in a business?
    Gregory Krikorian clearly knows how to utilize chamber of commerce corporate-speak in his defense of Walmart in the Leader (“Walmart could create 250 new jobs,” Op-Ed, Dec. 18), but he fails to inform the readers about the true nature of...
  • 'He could've gotten anything from her': Workers shocked that man charged in mom's slaying

    'He could've gotten anything from her': Workers shocked that man charged in mom's slaying
    His mother, the well-known owner of an Uptown hair salon, had bought him a Camaro, hired an attorney when he was arrested with a BB gun and helped him land a job. So no one was completely surprised when Qawmane Wilson got his mother's name, Yolanda...
  • 222,000 Californians facing loss of jobless benefits

    222,000 Californians facing loss of jobless benefits
    SACRAMENTO — About 222,000 Californians will be dropped from the state's unemployment insurance rolls Saturday in what is shaping up to be a rough start to 2014 for the nation's long-term jobless. Congress went home for the holidays without...
  • Former careworker accused of stealing from clients

    Many Lehigh Valley residents couldn't get by without the help of home care aides who do their laundry, help them get dressed and do other tasks many of us don't think twice about. Ruth Weaver of Bethlehem told me she got help when she needed it several...
  • Revitalizing Baltimore through immigration [Commentary]

    Revitalizing Baltimore through immigration [Commentary]
    In the midst of the debate over the largest potential immigration reform legislation in 50 years, American communities struggling with decades of population loss and economic decline are being revitalized by newcomers. The economic contribution of...