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  • Baltimore-born Ta-Nehisi Coates makes his case

    Baltimore-born Ta-Nehisi Coates makes his case
    It's a crisp January evening on the campus of Loyola University Maryland in North Baltimore, and on this holiday honoring the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., a near-capacity crowd awaits the appearance of writer Ta-Nehisi Coates. Coates strides to the...
  • Domestic violence affects all — but the poor have fewer resources to escape it

    Domestic violence affects all — but the poor have fewer resources to escape it
    Thanks to Marylou Yam for her commentary suggesting "The NFL could become a leader in domestic violence prevention" (Jan. 14). Her warning that the Mueller Report absolving NFL officials for not seeing the video of Ray Rice assaulting Janay Rice should...
  • Law school program offers a legal leg-up

    Law school program offers a legal leg-up
    Jill Hiraizumi started her legal practice on a shoestring. The Whittier Law School graduate often delivered her estate planning advice across a client's kitchen table. "When I needed office space, I used an attorney friend's conference room," said...
  • Two CSCU Presidents Going to D.C. For Obama's State Of The Union

    Daisy Cocco De Filippis, a native of the Dominican Republic, says she'll be thrilled to witness the president's State of the Union speech next week when he is expected to talk about his hope to make community colleges free for most students. "You see...
  • Holder says investigation into Petraeus being conducted fairly

    Holder says investigation into Petraeus being conducted fairly
    An investigation into whether retired Army Gen. David H. Petraeus illegally shared classified information will be conducted fairly, Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder said Sunday in the wake of reports that federal prosecutors have recommended that Petraeus be...
  • Obama's free education proposal: Why stop at community colleges?

    Obama's free education proposal: Why stop at community colleges?
    President Obama's proposal unveiled Thursday to provide free community college education to all "responsible" students is garnering immense attention. That's as it should be, although the details still need to be fleshed out and individual states will...
  • Airline food getting healthier on most carriers, study says

    Airline food getting healthier on most carriers, study says
    When you are traveling 550 mph at 35,000 feet in the air, your food choices are pretty limited. The good news is that the overall trend in airline food is improving, with one of the world’s largest carriers making huge strides toward healthier...
  • Judge releases limited details about NYC chokehold grand jury

    Judge releases limited details about NYC chokehold grand jury
    The New York grand jury that decided not to charge a white police officer in the chokehold death of an unarmed black man heard testimony from 50 witnesses and considered 60 exhibits including four videos, a state judge said on Thursday. The details...
  • 'The Quitter' movie makers showed perseverance

    'The Quitter' movie makers showed perseverance
    Director Matthew Bonifacio and his Bethlehem-born wife Julianna Gelinas Bonifacio discovered the hard way that simultaneously planning a wedding and shooting a movie can be a demanding proposition. One day tensions ran so high on the set of the baseball...
  • Give noncitizens the right to vote? It's only fair

    Give noncitizens the right to vote? It's only fair
    The contemporary immigrant rights movement has commanded attention through civil disobedience, student walkouts and intensive lobbying. But there's another tactic — increasing immigrant clout by allowing all noncitizens to vote — that also...
  • Florida overtakes New York as third most populous U.S. state

    Florida overtakes New York as third most populous U.S. state
    Florida has leapfrogged New York to rank as the third most populous U.S. state, the Census Bureau reported on Tuesday, reflecting demographic trends that are reshaping American politics and culture, along with state bragging rights. With 19.9 million...