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  • Just who is paying women less, and how?

    Just who is paying women less, and how?
    In reference to the April 19 article by Lorraine Mirabella about gender-based pay disparities ("Gender-based pay disparities persist in Maryland"): Society is well aware there's a pay gap problem. Now it's time to concentrate on a fix, like pay scales. To...
  • Stuart Rothenberg: Ted Cruz loves to argue

    WASHINGTON The first time I met Ted Cruz, he argued with me. The second time I met Ted Cruz, he argued with me. It wasn't personal, of course. Ted Cruz simply loves to argue. Those two incidents told me a lot about Cruz. The first time was at an event in...
  • Next president could be among nation's oldest ever, or youngest

    NASHUA, N.H. The 2016 presidential race is shaping up as an epic struggle between generations. On one side are the aging baby boomers who came of age in the 1960s and whose generation now is heading toward retirement Democrat Hillary Clinton, who would...
  • Arkansas cities push back against laws cast as anti-gay

    After the state faced widespread backlash over measures critics cast as anti-gay, several Arkansas cities worried about the economic fallout are challenging the new laws by expanding their anti-discrimination protections. The moves range from one city...
  • Judith Miller: Sexism hindered, and helped, me

    Judith Miller: Sexism hindered, and helped, me
    I got my job as a reporter at the New York Times in 1977 partly because I was a woman. Some said that I lost my job at the paper almost 30 years later for the same reason, but, while I was certainly affected by sexism, my departure was another story...
  • Rising partisanship among voters is 'nationalizing' local politics

    One of the oldest cliches on American elections, attributed to the late House Speaker Thomas P. "Tip" O’Neill, holds that “all politics is local.” Not anymore. Indeed, just the opposite holds true: Increasingly, politics has become...
  • Prop. 47 backers put a new face on victims of crime

    Prop. 47 backers put a new face on victims of crime
    Flush from their successful campaign in support of Proposition 47, the ballot initiative that made drug possession and other nonviolent crimes no longer a felony in California, a coalition of community activists and private foundations is now pushing to...
  • This time, Hillary Clinton plays up her gender and key issues for women

    This time, Hillary Clinton plays up her gender and key issues for women
    Hillary Rodham Clinton waited until the day of her concession speech the last time she ran for president to put the glass ceiling at the center of her campaign. Seven years later, the country and Clinton both have changed. From the start, her campaign...
  • Dr. Levi Watkins Jr. dies at 70; cardiac surgery innovator, activist

    Dr. Levi Watkins Jr. dies at 70; cardiac surgery innovator, activist
    Dr. Levi Watkins Jr., the first surgeon to successfully implant an automatic defibrillator in a human and a civil rights activist who helped open the doors of John Hopkins University School of Medicine to minority students, has died at the age of 70....
  • Purdue faculty urge repeal of religious objections law

    Purdue University faculty leaders are calling on the General Assembly to repeal a law that sparked boycotts and protests amid fears it would allow discrimination against gays and others. The University Senate passed a resolution Monday seeking a repeal...
  • Supreme Court orders review of North Carolina redistricting

    The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday threw out a North Carolina court ruling that upheld Republican-drawn electoral districts for state and congressional lawmakers. State judges were told to look at whether lawmakers depended too much on race in drawing...