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  • Federal Judge Richard Posner's stinging rebuke to foes of gay marriage, full .html text

    Federal Judge Richard Posner's stinging rebuke to foes of gay marriage, full .html text
    In his opinion issued yesterday, Chicago-based Federal Judge Richard Posner, writing for a three-judge panel, didn't simply overturn the ban on gay marriage in Wisconsin and Indiana. In the words of Charles Pierce at Esquire, he "tore (it) into tiny...
  • I'm not racist or sexist, says apologetic Mackay

    LONDON (Reuters) - Former Cardiff City manager Malky Mackay has said he is not a "racist, sexist, homophobe or anti-Semite" after he sent offensive text messages during his spell at the Premier League club. Mackay, who left Cardiff under a cloud last...
  • Mackay and LMA apologise over insulting texts

    LONDON (Reuters) - Former Cardiff City manager Malky Mackay said on Friday he was sorry for sending offensive text messages and the League Managers Association (LMA) apologised for the wording of a statement issued in response to the situation. Cardiff,...
  • Newsroom sinfonia concertante

    Yesterday Jim Romenesko reported that in London The Times is playing a recording of typewriters in its newsroom, an experiment by the editor "to generate some of the excitement of newsrooms."  It's an idea that has possibilities but is too limited. It...
  • Gay youths more likely to report trouble in foster care, study finds

    Gay foster youths are twice as likely to report being treated poorly by the foster care system than their straight counterparts, according to a new study of Los Angeles County's foster care system. They have more foster care placements, are more...
  • Chris Kluwe, Vikings finalize settlement to avert lawsuit

    MINNEAPOLIS The Vikings and their outspoken former punter, Chris Kluwe, have settled their differences after a seven-month battle. Under the terms of the settlement, the Vikings will donate an undisclosed amount to five charities over the next five years...
  • Macy's to pay $650,000 to resolve 'shop-and-frisk' probe

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Macy's Inc has agreed to pay $650,000 to New York's attorney general and install a monitor to resolve allegations that its security personnel targeted minority shoppers. New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, whose office...
  • Counting Americans of Middle Eastern, North African descent

    WASHINGTON For many Americans, checking the right box on the U.S. Census form is a reflexive gesture, whether it's marking "black," "white," "Hispanic," "Asian," "American Indian" or all of the above. But for Americans of Middle Eastern and North African...
  • Ohio landlords to pay $850,000 in housing discrimination case

    CLEVELAND (Reuters) - An Ohio couple who own apartment buildings agreed to pay $850,000 to settle complaints they discriminated against both African-American renters and families with children, a spokesman for the United States Attorney's Office said...
  • Plaintiffs want to expand lawsuit against Disney for how it treats guests with autism

    Plaintiffs want to expand lawsuit against Disney for how it treats guests with autism
    Plaintiffs in a lawsuit against Walt Disney Parks and Resorts want to expand their legal dispute against the entertainment giant over the way it treats its guests with autism. According to a report filed late Wednesday night at Deadline.com, the...
  • Baltimore required to improve hiring policies and practices to comply with disabilities act

    Baltimore required to improve hiring policies and practices to comply with disabilities act
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's administration settled a discrimination complaint brought by the U.S. Department of Justice, agreeing to ensure that hiring follows rules that forbid asking most job candidates to take medical exams. The Justice...