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  • Don't lose sleep over immigrants' English

    Earlier today, before I turned her off in mid-sentence, a pleasant woman on the radio who was trying not to sound bigoted was saying that immigrants in her family from Norway and Poland and elsewhere didn't arrive in this country expecting everyone to...
  • Voting rights activists seek governor's help in Palmdale case

    Voting rights activists seek governor's help in Palmdale case
    Voting rights activists on Thursday petitioned the governor to intervene in their battle with the city of Palmdale over its method of electing officials. Nearly 200 Palmdale voters signed the petition asking the governor to exercise authority under...
  • Broward judge overturns Florida's gay-marriage ban

    Broward judge overturns Florida's gay-marriage ban
    A state circuit judge in Broward County today made history, ordering the state of Florida to recognize gay marriages performed in another state. Circuit Judge Dale Cohen's ruling is the third in as many weeks by a Florida judge who has ruled that the...
  • Saudi survey: 'Flirtatious' women to blame for sexual harassment

    It seems in male-dominated Muslim powerhouses, women may not be entitled to mirth. First, a top Turkish official last month reproached women for laughing in public, deeming such expressions immodest and a sign of the country's moral erosion. Now a...
  • Federal court takes up gay marriage cases from 4 states

    A federal appeals panel in Cincinnati heard arguments Wednesday from six same-sex marriage cases that have worked their way through the courts in Michigan, Ohio, Kentucky and Tennessee. In all six cases, judges in lower courts have affirmed gay rights...
  • U.S. may fly aid soon to civilians trapped on Iraq mountain

    U.S. may fly aid soon to civilians trapped on Iraq mountain
    The United States has approved military air drops of humanitarian supplies in northern Iraq for religious minorities fleeing attacks by Islamist militants and they could start at any time, a senior U.S. official said on Thursday. Officials said...
  • Growth, transportation key in Orange District 4 race

    Growth, transportation key in Orange District 4 race
    Southeast Orange County is home to a growing Hispanic population vying for political power. It's also facing some of the region's most intense development pressures. In the Aug. 26 nonpartisan primary for this County Commission District 4 region,...
  • U.S. launches 3 airstrikes; officials say involvement will be limited

    KALAK, Iraq The United States returned Friday to war in Iraq, bombing Islamic State fighters encroaching on the capital of Iraqi Kurdistan, where scores of American diplomats and military advisers are based, and making a second drop of food and water to...
  • Democratic candidates roll out dueling endorsements from gay rights groups

    Democratic candidates roll out dueling endorsements from gay rights groups
    The candidates for the Democratic nomination for governor rolled out dueling endorsements Thursday from gay rights groups. Nan Rich of Weston, former Democratic leader of the Florida Senate, was endorsed by the Palm Beach County Human Rights Council....
  • Gerber/Hart Library reopens in Rogers Park

    Gerber/Hart Library reopens in Rogers Park
    Recently Carrie Barnett was dining out when patrons at the next table noticed her Gerber/Hart Library and Archives T-shirt. Barnett is president of the 33-year-old nonprofit organization, which is the steward of the Midwest's largest circulating library,...
  • Two decades of Pride

    Two decades of Pride
    Before the Pride Center at Equality Park took over a sprawling, 5.5-acre campus in Wilton Manors, Broward County's first LGBT center began in a humbler, more confining place: the Victoria Park living room of its founder, Alan Schubert. "It was awfully...