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  • Court hears arguments on voters having to prove citizenship

    One day before Arizona’s primary election, the U.S. 10th Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver heard arguments Monday on the constitutionality of voters having to prove citizenship through a passport or birth certificate before they can register to...
  • New York City St. Patrick's Day Parade will include openly gay group

    The nation's largest St. Patrick's Day parade, which in recent years was mired in controversy over its ban on openly gay marchers, bowed to corporate and public pressure Wednesday by including a diversity group from NBCUniversal in next year's event. It...
  • Fred Burkhart, an inspiration to many Chicago artists, dead at 72

    Fred Burkhart, an inspiration to many Chicago artists, dead at 72
    In January, photographer Fred Burkhart was preparing to die. He had been fighting prostate cancer for more than three years and a recent doctor's visit was bleak. "They say maybe just a few weeks," he said. He died on Saturday. He was 72 years old,...
  • Diverse police forces are not a panacea for fatal police shootings, research suggests

    FERGUSON, Mo. Amid the firestorm of protests following the shooting of Michael Brown an unarmed black teen who was killed by a white police officer have come repeated calls for hiring a more diverse police force. But a growing body of research suggests...
  • South Carolina teen sues DMV over license photo

    South Carolina teen sues DMV over license photo
    The family of a South Carolina teenager who was ordered to remove his makeup before taking a driver's license photo this year has filed a federal lawsuit against the state Department of Motor Vehicles, according to court records. Chase Culpepper, a 16-...
  • Gay marriage cases await early decision by U.S. Supreme Court

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Lawyers for the state of Utah believe they have the perfect case for the U.S. Supreme Court to decide once and for all the hotly-contested legal rights issue of whether states can ban gay marriage. But so do lawyers in Virginia...
  • New York City St. Patrick's Day Parade drops ban on openly gay marchers

    New York City St. Patrick's Day Parade drops ban on openly gay marchers
    The nation’s largest St. Patrick’s Day parade, which in recent years was mired in controversy over its ban on openly gay marchers, appeared to have bowed to corporate and public pressure Wednesday by including a diversity group from...
  • 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...
  • Firing of gay teachers at Missouri Catholic girls school draws outcry

    ST. LOUIS The termination of two gay faculty members at a Missouri all-girls Catholic high school has prompted an outcry from alumnae. In the last several weeks, alumnae have created a private Facebook group with more than 2,000 members in support of...
  • Illini Pole Fitness takes an active role at Urbana-Champaign

    Illini Pole Fitness takes an active role at Urbana-Champaign
    It was a crush on a girl that led Anthony Abbonato to Illini Pole Fitness last year, where anyone could learn a new move for $1 at one of the campus group's open pole dance classes. By the end of the class, he'd spent nearly $15. Today, Abbonato is...
  • Iraqi forces launch offensive to break Islamic State's siege of Amerli

    Iraqi forces launched a ground operation Saturday to break a nearly three-month siege of a town encircled by Islamic State extremists and in urgent need of supplies, residents said. Iraqi army soldiers, Kurdish forces and pro-government Shiite Muslim...