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  • Legal team, rights advocates take up cause of tortured ex-prisoner

    WASHINGTON North Carolina human rights advocates and a legal team from the University of North Carolina School of Law are pressing for an apology on behalf of a man who was tortured in Pakistani and Moroccan prisons over nine years, and, according to documents, secretly transported by the CIA on a North Carolina-based plane.
  • The Prospector: Laderrien Wilson carries heavy load for Osceola

    The Prospector: Laderrien Wilson carries heavy load for Osceola
    Laderrien Wilson doesn’t say much. He doesn’t have to. When the Kissimmee Osceola running back carries the football for the Kowboys, his actions say plenty. He’s a bruiser of a running back with speed to boot and he’s carrying...

    Carolyn Kizer dies at 89; Pulitzer winner's poems reflected her feminism

    Carolyn Kizer, a Pulitzer Prize-winning poet whose sharp wit suffused even her most ardent calls for feminist progress and who declared in one of her best-known pieces, "I will speak about women of letters, for I'm in the racket," has died. She was 89....

    Battling black women's high death rate from breast cancer

    Jeanette Meachem speaks out about breast cancer today because her younger sister, Joye Jordan, did not. When Jordan, a single mom in her late 20s, found a lump in her breast, she went to a doctor who told her she was too young to have breast cancer and...

    States seek to protect student athletes from heat stroke and other maladies

    ATHENS, Ga. When Georgia public high schools were asked several years ago to devise a policy to govern sports activities during periods of high heat and humidity, one school's proposal stood out: It pledged to scale back workouts when the heat index...