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  • 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...
  • Herring asks Supreme Court to hear Virginia gay marriage case

    Herring asks Supreme Court to hear Virginia gay marriage case
    Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring on Friday urged the nation's highest court to review Virginia's same-sex marriage case — saying the issue is one of fundamental fairness and that Virginia's case is an ideal one to lay down the law of the land....
  • Illinois congressmen with military ties back air strikes in Iraq

    Illinois congressmen with military ties back air strikes in Iraq
    WASHINGTON — Rep. Adam Kinzinger of Illinois, a military pilot who has flown missions in Iraq, congratulated the president on Friday for ordering air strikes in Iraq, but said the campaign should be broadened to attack Islamic State militants in...
  • AbbVie won't appeal gay rights ruling to Supreme Court

    AbbVie won't appeal gay rights ruling to Supreme Court
    AbbVie Inc will not seek U.S. Supreme Court review of a ruling in a lawsuit brought against the company that extended landmark constitutional protections for gays and lesbians, a company spokesman said on Tuesday. The issue arose when a gay man was...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • In multilingual South Florida, nonprofit services offered in Portuguese

    Fleeing domestic violence, a sufferer surely doesn't want to be forced to speak a foreign language. That's why nonprofit Women in Distress of Broward County now offers its services in four languages in South Florida, where one in three residents was...
  • GOP fever dream conjures up imaginary 'war on whites'

    If there really were a "war on whites," as a Republican congressman from Alabama ludicrously claims, it wouldn't be going very well for the anti-white side. In 2012, the last year for which comprehensive Census Bureau data are available, white...
  • 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...