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  • Chicago police stop black motorists more, ACLU finds

    Chicago police stop black motorists more, ACLU finds
    The Rev. Ira Acree says he was stopped at a red light on the West Side on a warm night this past summer when a Chicago police officer in a squad car suddenly cursed and shouted at him to pull over. The officer accused him of texting on his cell phone...
  • Doctors shouldn't be compelled to give anti-abortion lectures to patients

    A federal appeals court made the right decision this week when it struck down a key provision in a North Carolina law requiring doctors to perform ultrasounds on women seeking abortions and then both show and describe the sonogram images to them. The U.S....
  • The world my sons will inherit

    The world my sons will inherit
    Grant, So here I am, having just turned 68 and in my first year of retirement, surveying the world that I and my generation, the baby boomers, are leaving to you and your generation, the millennials, and trying to give some grades. "Teach your...
  • Dec. 26 Letters: Transgender rights

    Transgender rights In reference to the article "Transgender student: Gloucester restroom rule violates rights," I would ask, what about the rights of the young men who must use the same restroom? Their rights are violated every time Gavin goes in. Why...
  • Top stories of 2014 on the Middle Peninsula

    The Middle Peninsula was on the cutting edge of gender politics in 2014 and in the headlines several times over the course of the year. Here's a quick look back at some of the major stories. Transgender bathroom policy The Gloucester County School...
  • Obama busts toy gender stereotypes

    Obama busts toy gender stereotypes
    Before he whipped the White House press corps and its Twitter followers into a lather by only taking questions from female journalists, President Obama was doing his part to bust gender barriers for a distinctly younger set. In a video making the rounds...
  • Cheap shots at police come at a high price

    The cold-blooded murder of two New York City police officers as they sat in their car is not only an outrage but also a wake-up call. It shows, in the most painful way, the high cost of having demagogues, politicians, mobs and the media constantly...
  • Who's responsible for cop shootings?

    Who's responsible for cop shootings?
    The cold-blooded murder of two New York City policemen as they sat in their car is not only an outrage but also a wake-up call. It shows, in the most painful way, the high cost of having demagogues, politicians, mobs and the media constantly taking...
  • Relatives of Baltimore murder victims struggle with grief

    Relatives of Baltimore murder victims struggle with grief
    When Alice Oaks' older son was shot to death in Baltimore in 2008, she said her goodbye at the Maryland Shock Trauma Center. He lay there, a tube still in his mouth, and it seemed to her that his body was glowing. She felt numb. She bent over and kissed...
  • US-Cuba's complex political puzzle

    MIAMI Talking about U.S. policy toward Cuba used to be relatively easy for politicians in Florida: say "Cuba libre" or "Cuba si, Castro no." Support for sanctions and the embargo was a given. But no longer. The reaction to President Barack Obama's...
  • Mystery man who undid Enigma

    "He was an amazing human being who is finally, rightfully, getting recognition for the great advances he made," Benedict Cumberbatch says about Alan Turing, the British mathematician, logician, cryptanalyst, and computer pioneer who led the team of code-...