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  • Looking Out: IOC 'fully satisfied' that Russia anti-gay law doesn't violate Olympic charter

    Looking Out: IOC 'fully satisfied' that Russia anti-gay law doesn't violate Olympic charter
    In news as infuriating as it is unsurprising, International Olympic Committee officials said Thursday they were "fully satisfied" that a Russian law barring gay propaganda doesn't violate the Olympic charter's anti-discrimination language, the...
  • Campaign for Liberty planning protest in Havre de Grace [letter]

    Editor: My name is Joe Fleckenstein, and I'm a Steering Committee Member with the Harford County Campaign for Liberty.  This Saturday, May 4 from 4 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in Havre de Grace, the Harford County Campaign for Liberty (www.harfordliberty.org) and...
  • Veterans, protesters, politicians claim closed monument in D.C.

    Veterans, protesters, politicians claim closed monument in D.C.
    The federal government shutdown has lasted nearly two weeks, but the Washington blame game is still open for business. Hundreds of demonstrators pushed past barricades at the sealed-off World War II Memorial Sunday as part of a "Million Vet March" to...
  • Outrageous payout for the 'pepper-spray cop': Fury we can agree on

    Outrageous payout for the 'pepper-spray cop': Fury we can agree on
    Now that we all live inside hermetically-sealed political feedback bubbles when it comes to receiving and reacting to news, it's never been easier to form an opinion on a given story. That's particularly true of the type of Rorschach-test-like stories for...
  • Thousands march in Moscow, demand release of political prisoners

    Thousands march in Moscow, demand release of political prisoners
    MOSCOW -- Several thousand people demanding the release of political prisoners took to the streets of Moscow on Sunday in the biggest protest action so far this fall. On a gray, overcast afternoon, protesters marched along Moscow's central Boulevard...
  • 'Boobies bracelets' heading for the Supreme Court?

    'Boobies bracelets' heading for the Supreme Court?
    In 1969, in a case involving children who were disciplined for wearing black armbands to protest the Vietnam War, the Supreme Court ruled that students don't "shed their constitutional rights to freedom of speech or expression at the schoolhouse gate." ...
  • Obama urges 'restraint' in Egypt

    Obama urges 'restraint' in Egypt
    DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania – President Obama said Monday that Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi has more work to do to create a “responsive and truly representative” government, sidestepping the question of whether Morsi should step down...
  • The science of hunger strikes

    The science of hunger strikes
    ROYAL OAK, Mich. — Hunger will change you. Just ask Thomas Mahany. The Michigan stonemason and veterans' advocate has starved himself three times in the name of justice, living only on water spiked with lemon juice and salt for weeks at a time....
  • Iran labor protest: Sign of daunting challenges for next president

    Iran labor protest: Sign of daunting challenges for next president
    TEHRAN -- More than 200 steelworkers staged a demonstration Tuesday in front of the Iranian parliament, protesting layoffs and unpaid salaries in an illustration of the daunting economic challenges facing President-elect Hassan Rouhani. One of the laid-...
  • Dream Defenders demand an end to stand your ground following Zimmerman verdict in killing of Trayvon Martin

     Dream Defenders demand an end to stand your ground following Zimmerman verdict in killing of Trayvon Martin
    Trayvon Martin's death, and George Zimmerman's delayed arrest last year, were the catalysts that brought the Dream Defenders together at Florida A&M University in April 2012. But as the group of young demonstrators becomes a statewide civil-rights...
  • Still-troubled Greece assumes presidency of European Union

    Greece on Wednesday took over the rotating presidency of the European Union amid hopeful forecasts of an end this year to its protracted recession but lingering resentment of the austerity imposed by the 28-nation bloc. Public anger over the belt-...