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  • Suspect in Kansas shootings a longtime anti-Semite, group says

    Suspect in Kansas shootings a longtime anti-Semite, group says
    A 14-year-old boy and his grandfather were among three people shot to death on Sunday at two different Jewish community facilities in a Kansas City-area suburb. Police said it was too early to determine a motive, but a leading anti-hate group said the...
  • Miss. governor signs religious freedom bill; civil rights groups dismayed

    Mississippi's governor signed into law Thursday a measure that allows individuals and organizations to sue the government over laws that they feel thwart their ability to practice religion. “I am proud to sign the Mississippi Religious Freedom...
  • Religious freedom bill passes in Mississippi; gays worry

    Mississippi lawmakers have approved a bill that would allow citizens and businesses to challenge laws they see as substantially in conflict with their religious beliefs. The bill, in the hands of Gov. Phil Bryant on Wednesday, would put into place a law...
  • Age bias ruling on Balto. Co. pensions upheld

    Age bias ruling on Balto. Co. pensions upheld
    A federal appeals court has upheld a ruling that Baltimore County discriminated against older employees when it required them to contribute more to their pensions than younger employees. Since 2007, the county has battled a lawsuit brought by the U.S....
  • If landlord prefers 'Google people,' is that illegal discrimination?

    Question: I have lived in Silicon Valley my whole life. I am 70 years old and retired. I recently applied for housing at an apartment complex and asked the leasing agent what my chances were of getting an apartment. He told me they had received a lot of...
  • The values the new sheriff must have, and promote

    The values the new sheriff must have, and promote
    Each Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy is supposed to carry a card at all times that sets forth the department's core values, embodied in a single sentence pledging respect, integrity, wisdom and "the courage to stand against racism, sexism, anti-...
  • Health and Family Voices

    Dying in a peaceful way "Don't cry; be happy for me." Those were the words our 48-year-old daughter said to us three years ago as she lay dying from metastatic breast cancer, much like the mother of Nancy Watkins, as described in "Death unvarnished;...
  • Calling all pagans

    Somewhere between these two quotes lies the future: "And I would like to emphasize that nobody on this planet is going to be untouched by the impacts of climate change." "The Judeo-Christian worldview is that man is at the center of the universe; nature...
  • Supreme Court won't hear appeal of New Mexico gay bias case

    Supreme Court won't hear appeal of New Mexico gay bias case
    WASHINGTON -- In a victory for gay rights, the Supreme Court on Monday turned down an appeal from a New Mexico photographer who claimed a free-speech right to refuse to shoot a wedding album for a same-sex couple. The photographer was charged with...
  • Romania could earn billions by integrating its Roma, World Bank says

    BUCHAREST (Reuters) - Romania could enjoy a more productive economy and gain hundreds of millions of euros a year in tax receipts if it integrated its young and impoverished Roma minority, a World Bank study showed on Monday. Human rights groups have...
  • Ex-Terps player Billy Jones reflects on breaking ACC's color barrier in basketball

    Ex-Terps player Billy Jones reflects on breaking ACC's color barrier in basketball
    On occasion, Billy Jones' granddaughter reminds him of what he'd as soon forget. "Pop-Pop, you are old," Cleo Pounds will say. That's Jones' cue to dig out his scrapbooks, curl up on the sofa and regale the 8-year-old with sporting tales of yore —...