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  • Malloy Orders Layoffs Today; No Deal Reached With Unions

    Malloy Orders Layoffs Today; No Deal Reached With Unions
    Despite numerous hours of talks over the past two months, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy ordered layoff notices to start going out Tuesday because no deal has been reached between his administration and the state employee unions.
  • Orwellian: U.N. inquiry condemns spying, torture, abuse in Eritrea

    Orwellian: U.N. inquiry condemns spying, torture, abuse in Eritrea
    The government of Eritrea has committed gross and systematic human rights abuses against a large part of the population, according to a United Nations report released Monday. The East African nation has seen hundreds of thousands of people flee, with...

    Activist tries to rally Pakistani Americans to demand a more liberal Pakistan

    Activist tries to rally Pakistani Americans to demand a more liberal Pakistan
    Mohammad Jibran Nasir said it was time for him to do his part to "reclaim Pakistan" after a bombing in his native Karachi killed about 50 people in a Shiite-majority neighborhood. Nasir is Sunni. It didn't matter. Or maybe it did. ------------ FOR...

    District 115 calls for special board meeting to hire new principal

    District 115 calls for special board meeting to hire new principal
    Lake Forest High School parents are in turmoil over a scheduled fast-track approval for principal, of a suburban Chicago, African American administrator — with alleged views that curricula-tracking is "elitist and racist." Tracking is for...

    In Theory: What can be done about the decline in religiosity?

    In Theory: What can be done about the decline in religiosity?
    The latest study by the Pew Research Center shows that the United States is less Christian than it used to be, and that fewer Americans are choosing to identify with any particular religion. Of the 35,000 people surveyed, 70% identify as Christians, but...