| Oct 5, 2014
| 7:00 AM
The Supreme Court opens its new term Monday with a fall lineup of cases that includes how to deal with violent threats on the Internet, the role of religious liberty in prisons and whether working women who are pregnant have a right to lighter duties on...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 7:07 AM
The 2014 election wasn't a good one for Florida's lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community.
LGBT organizations supported Democrats Charlie Crist for governor and George Sheldon for attorney general, but both lost. So did state Rep. Joe Saunders,...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 11:12 AM
Advocates for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community in Maryland say they see Tuesday's elections as a mixed bag -- some good, some bad and some ugly.
Among the ugliest, according to advocates, was a disingenuous robocall sent last week to...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 4:29 PM
A "racially inhospitable environment" at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport's fire department led to the unlawful termination of a black deputy fire chief earlier this year, a state judge has ruled — and his firing must now be reversed.
| Nov 6, 2014
| 9:00 PM
One of the major problems facing teachers today is the time lost in trying to meet the state's mandate on high-stakes testing. Teachers are frustrated. If their voices could be heard, here's what they might say:
Give me back my classroom.
| Nov 4, 2014
| 5:37 AM
A Chicago Ford Motor plant that was part of a $9 million settlement over sexual harassment claims in 2000 is being sued again by four women alleging sexual harassment and sex discrimination.
The women are represented by Keith Hunt, the Chicago...
| Nov 1, 2014
| 2:24 PM
Being a student in a challenging academic program can be stressful enough. But for a disabled student, success can be impossible without help, former ECPI student Chris Rodriguez said.
Among his disabilities, Rodriguez, 31, struggles with Multiple...
| Nov 2, 2014
| 2:13 PM
Wallace supports idea of sports complex in Hampton
Mayor George Wallace of Hampton will push during his term to build a baseball or multi-sport complex on city-owned property near Armistead Avenue and Rip Rap Road. The City Council is talking about...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 5:49 AM
The moral case against racial inequality in the U.S. is pretty simple. When we don't give equal opportunity to minority kids, we deny them a full future. When better jobs are kept out of reach of qualified minority workers, we deny their families...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 7:31 AM
Bishop E.W. Jackson, last year’s unsuccessful GOP candidate for Lt. Governor, is still speaking out on political issues – telling supporters he’s been traveling the midterm election battlegrounds such as North Carolina and Arkansas to...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 9:02 PM
Vanguard University ended its participation in a reduced-tuition program with the county after a complaint was filed alleging that the religious school's guiding principles violate the county's non-discrimination policy.
Before withdrawing its...