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  • Lawsuit filed by woman who lost estranged husband and son, 4, in murder-suicide

    Lawsuit filed by woman who lost estranged husband and son, 4, in murder-suicide
    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...
  • 50 years later, Walter Mondale stands by his deal

    MINNEAPOLIS Walter Mondale feels as convinced today that he was right as he did 50 years ago when he brokered a deal to resolve one of the most explosive issues in the history of the national Democratic Party. It allowed for the seating of an all-white,...
  • 'Shameless' Actress Emma Greenwell Joins 'Pride Prejudice and Zombies' (EXCLUSIVE)

    Emma Greenwell has joined the cast of "Pride Prejudice and Zombies" starring Lily James, Douglas Booth and Jack Huston. Pic also stars Bella Heathcote and Sam Riley. Filming will start in September. Cross Creek Pictures, which has a distribution deal...
  • Court rules against Wisconsin's, Indiana's gay marriage bans

    MILWAUKEE The nation took another big stride Thursday toward a historic decision on gay marriage, as a federal appeals court in Chicago unanimously struck down bans on same-sex unions in Wisconsin and Indiana. The decision by a three-judge panel of the...
  • 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...
  • Hiring bias against the unemployed: Should there be a law?

    The day Debra Wolverton was laid off from her retail sales job in June 2013, she stopped by some businesses on her way home in Austin, Texas, to ask for work. She was told to apply online. She did, countless times for countless job openings. She...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Captain Comics: A manga 'Les Mis'? UDON can take a bow

    If anyone needs evidence that comics can tell any kind of story, adaptations of two Western literary classics by UDON should put the subject to rest. UDON Entertainment (yes, named for the Japanese noodle) is a graphics studio that publishes mostly...
  • Heed the warning signs of rising anti-semitism

    The recent and severe spike in anti-semitism is a warning to people everywhere. Where prejudice and hatred reign unchecked, violence soon follows. Sadly, we have seen that recently here in the United States, in Europe, and throughout the world....
  • Gay rights activists face charges over sit-in at Utah Legislature

    SALT LAKE CITY (Reuters) - Thirteen Utah gay rights activists briefly arrested six months ago during a sit-in at the State Capitol to demand lawmakers consider an anti-discrimination bill are now facing misdemeanor charges linked to the protest, according...