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  • Clarence Thomas' Wife Demands Apology from Anita Hill 19 Years Later

    Clarence Thomas' Wife Demands Apology from Anita Hill 19 Years Later
    WASHINGTON -- Anita Hill is refusing to apologize for accusing then-Supreme Court justice nominee Clarence Thomas of sexually harassing her, in an issue that Thomas' wife has reopened 19 years after his confirmation hearings. "I have no intention of...
  • Terps' new offensive coordinator ready for fresh start

    Terps' new offensive coordinator ready for fresh start
    – For new offensive coordinator Mike Locksley, returning to Maryland – where he previously served as an assistant to two Terps' head coaches – feels like renewal. After a trying stint on and off the field as New Mexico's head coach ,...
  • Discrimination lawsuit filed against Indiana University

    Discrimination lawsuit filed against Indiana University
    Indiana University has been accused of discrimination. The former director of a scholarship program has filed a federal complaint against the university, claiming gender and equal pay discrimination.   Virginia LeBlanc resigned on Aug. 22, 2010. She...
  • EEOC to Employers: Requiring Diploma May Violate Americans with Disabilities Act

    EEOC to Employers:  Requiring Diploma May Violate Americans with Disabilities Act
    Employers across the country are facing new concerns related to federal oversight in hiring, as a letter from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) warns that requiring a high-school diploma from a job applicant might infringe on the...
  • One-Handed Boxer Sues TSA For Discrimination

    One-Handed Boxer Sues TSA For Discrimination
    Michael Costantino has won a few bouts in the ring. Now the amateur open class boxer, 32, from Queens is out to win a legal battle against the Transportation Security Administration. Born without a right hand, he didn't think twice about applying for a...
  • Help wanted: But only the employed need apply

    While nearly 14 million unemployed Americans are searching for work, some employers are limiting their hiring to preferred candidates: People who already have jobs. Recruiters and worker advocates say companies are screening out applicants who don't have...
  • Local School Council members ask court to take action on proposed school closings

    Local School Council members ask court to take action on proposed school closings
    Local School Council members, helped by the Chicago Teachers Union, are asking a Cook County court to intervene before the Chicago Board of Education votes on 17 proposed school closures and "turnarounds" later this month. Members of nine local...
  • Police sergeant who killed man sues department

    Police sergeant who killed man sues department
    The gun battle raged in three different spots near the old Murphy Homes high-rise in West Baltimore, ending on a cold February day with the death of a 20-year-old man in a hail of gunfire from four city police officers. Four years later, one of the...
  • Eventually, the Catholic hierarchy will come around to the idea of birth control

    As usual, the latest dust up over the Obama administration's decision to require church-affiliated employers to offer health-care insurance that covers contraceptives at no charge has generated more heat than light ("Obama's 'accommodation' wins support...
  • Religious liberty?

    Religious liberty?
    A country as large, diverse and modern as ours depends on an elaborate system of laws to run efficiently and fairly. The number of laws grows as the nation gets bigger and the economy more complex. Consider, as a crude measure of growth, the size of the...
  • Baltimore County accused of workplace disabilities act violations

    The U.S. Justice Department is investigating allegations that Baltimore County government has harassed employees over their medical conditions and forced some out of their jobs, according to court documents and people who have spoken with federal...