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  • About the key participants in gay rights rally 50 years ago

    One of the nation's first gay rights protests was held 50 years ago this July Fourth in Philadelphia. About 40 people participated; here are profiles of some of the most prominent protesters and their legacy. ___ FRANK KAMENY A World War II veteran...
  • As Boomers Age, Health Insurers Look To Adjust

    As Boomers Age, Health Insurers Look To Adjust
    Baby boomers appear poised to leave their mark on yet another institution — the insurance industry — as they age into Medicare eligibility. The roughly 75 million boomers born between 1946 and 1964 are driving demand for Medicare Advantage,...
  • Scholar's ordeal in El Salvador recounted in video

    PHILADELPHIA When anthropologist Philippe Bourgois began the research for his Ph.D. in 1981, he never imagined that the scenes he witnessed in El Salvador would haunt him decades later. "I thought I'd be staying relatively safely in refugee camps," he...
  • Parents of NAACP leader say she lied about her race

    Rachel Dolezal leads the Spokane chapter of the NAACP, teaches African studies to college students and sits on a police oversight commission. But the 37-year-old artist and activist with dark curly hair and light-brown skin now finds herself at the...
  • Medical marijuana not route to full legalization

    I wanted to follow up today on a couple of recent columns, including some more thoughts on the medical marijuana columns and blog posts I've written. I didn't do advocates for medical marijuana any favors the other day by repeating one of my old rants...
  • Busy times for the woman behind the pope's visit

    PHILADELPHIA By 10 a.m. on another jam-packed day, the woman responsible for organizing the conference that will bring Pope Francis to Philadelphia has finished a morning workout, answered a slew of emails, ushered her twins off to school, and met with...
  • Who gets into elite American universities, and why

    Who gets into elite American universities, and why
    In May, 60 groups filed a complaint with the Justice and Education departments claiming that Asian Americans are held to a different standard — a higher standard — than other students applying for admission at elite universities. They...
  • FIFA sponsors appear unfazed by corruption indictments

    FIFA sponsors appear unfazed by corruption indictments
    The FIFA corruption controversy has forced the most powerful man in soccer to relinquish his post and left several of the sport's top officials indicted on bribery-related charges. But the scandal doesn't seem to be having much discernible effect on...
  • Rachel Dolezal controversy: NAACP says leaders can come from any background

    Rachel Dolezal controversy: NAACP says leaders can come from any background
    Rachel Dolezal leads the Spokane chapter of the NAACP, teaches African studies to college students and sits on a police oversight commission. But the 37-year-old artist and activist with dark curly hair and light-brown skin now finds herself at the...
  • Reunited and it feels so good

    Manchester High School's Class of 1945 got together for their 70th Reunion Luncheon at the Manchester Country Club on June 8. Tony Aceto is part of the committee that puts the event together. "The committee gets together four to six times a year for a...
  • Rules help keep athletes in school after allegations of misconduct

    Rules help keep athletes in school after allegations of misconduct
    Rasheed Sulaimon is going to play basketball for the University of Maryland. He is a very good basketball player and will likely help the Terps in their quest for a national championship, but he comes with a troubling cloud hanging over his head. Mr....