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  • Diversity champ Dori J. Maynard changed American journalism

    When Dori J. Maynard was asked what her middle initial "J'' stood for, she didn't miss a beat in answering. "Journalism," she replied. Her middle name was really Judith, but the response was still appropriate. For Maynard, journalism wasn't just a...
  • Officer in gay pride parade incident speaks out

    A former Salt Lake City police officer who was put on leave and later resigned after he objected to riding in the motorcycle brigade at the front of last year's gay pride parade is speaking out against what he believes was a violation of his religious...
  • Arkansas panel rejects 'conscience-protection' measure

    A proposal to prevent state and local governments from infringing on a person's religious beliefs failed before an Arkansas legislative panel Wednesday after facing mounting criticism that it was an attempt to justify discriminating against gays and...
  • Robert B. Reich: We're all becoming independent contractors

    GM is worth around $60 billion and has more than 200,000 employees. Its front-line workers earn from $19 to $28.50 an hour, with benefits. Uber is estimated to be worth some $40 billion and has 850 full-time employees. Uber also has 163,000 drivers (as...
  • Dozens of Christians abducted by Islamic militants in Syria

    The Islamic State militants struck before dawn, staging house-to-house raids in a cluster of villages nestled along the Khabur River in northeastern Syria. They abducted at least 70 Christians — many of them women and children — while...
  • We're all becoming independent contractors

    We're all becoming independent contractors
    GM is worth around $60 billion and has more than 200,000 employees. Its front-line workers earn from $19 to $28.50 an hour, with benefits. Uber is estimated to be worth some $40 billion and has 850 full-time employees. Uber also has 163,000 drivers...
  • Sen. Durbin: Selma anniversary should give GOP pause about opposing Loretta Lynch

    WASHINGTON The nomination of Loretta Lynch for attorney general has not moved through the Senate quite as quickly as Democrats had hoped. Republicans had long ago turned on outgoing Attorney General Eric Holder; cynically, but realistically, Democrats...
  • Recent editorials published in Indiana newspapers

    Journal & Courier, Lafayette. Feb. 20, 2015. After Ritz, what next, GOP? Near the midpoint of this General Assembly session, it seems clear that Republicans fed up with Glenda Ritz will take away some of her authority as Indiana's superintendent of...
  • That last language on your ballot receipt? It's Hindi

    That last language on your ballot receipt? It's Hindi
    Voters casting ballots in Chicago on Tuesday likely walked out with a slip of paper translated from English into three languages — one of which may not have looked familiar. For decades, Spanish has been a staple on the ballot receipts thanking...
  • NYC public schools told to add more sports for girls

    New York City must offer more sports opportunities for high school girls in order to comply with federal Title IX provisions, federal officials said in a ruling made public Tuesday. The ruling from the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Civil...
  • NC considers exempting some from gay-marriage duties

    Some North Carolina lawmakers say court officials should be exempt from carrying out duties related to marrying gay couples because of their religious beliefs. They have introduced a measure in response to federal judges overturning the state's gay-...