| Jul 14, 2014
| 4:59 PM
A new organization of California 7-Eleven franchisees is suing the convenience store chain, alleging the company violated store operators' civil rights through racial discrimination, as well as other complaints.
The Franchise Owner's Assn. of Greater...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 11:26 PM
President Obama has turned down a plea from religious groups that they be exempt from an executive order he plans to sign Monday prohibiting federal contractors from discriminating against gay or transgender workers, officials said Friday.
| Jul 22, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Sanctions on Russia?
President Obama "demanded" that Russia stop supporting separatists in Ukraine after the downing of an airliner by a missile he said was fired from rebel territory.
That very likely was a missile supplied by Russia, regardless from...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 10:31 AM
Former Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe plans to sue the franchise for discrimination unless the team releases the findings of its investigation into the player's allegation that he was subjected to harassment and hostility for speaking out in favor...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 5:20 PM
"Pride and Prejudice and Zombies," the long-in-development movie based on Seth Grahame-Smith's hit mash-up novel, has found new life.
After weathering a series of stops and starts, the film is finally set to begin shooting in September, with Burr Steers...
| Aug 5, 2014
Half a century ago, the Civil Rights Act of 1964 brought an end to the era of Jim Crow by prohibiting discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex or national origin.
One year later, the landmark legislation was strengthened and expanded...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 2:30 PM
"Downton Abbey" actress Lily James, Sam Riley ("Maleficent") and Bella Heathcote will star in the long-stalled movie version of "Pride and Prejudice and Zombies."
Filming will start in September. Cross Creek Pictures, which has a distribution deal with...
| Jul 13, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Harassment, intimidation and sabotage are a major reason why women do not enter or remain in jobs in the construction industry, according to a provocative and hard hitting study on women in construction by the National Women's Law Center.
| Aug 1, 2014
| 11:14 AM
Less than three months after her estranged husband killed their 4-year-old son in a murder-suicide, Kyle Weber was fired from her job as a clinical psychologist at a Naperville counseling clinic.
In a recent DuPage County lawsuit, Weber sued her...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 11:48 AM
TALLAHASSEE — On his first day back as governor, Charlie Crist says he wants to raise the minimum wage and stop job discrimination against women and gays.
But there's a catch: The Legislature might say no.
Last week, the Democrat pledged a...
| Aug 3, 2014
| 2:30 AM
DEAR JOYCE: In one of your books, you go into helpful detail about how to write "after-interview messages that are sales letters at heart." While I appreciate your helpful points and samples, you didn't mention the value of writing a thank-you letter...