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  • IOC new host contract is gold medal for human rights: HRW

    BERLIN (Reuters) - Human Rights Watch has heaped unusual praise on the International Olympic Committee for including human rights clauses in new contracts to be signed by future Olympic host cities, saying other organizations should follow suit. The...
  • Voter ID laws not only don't target minorities, they have no effect on turnout either

    Voter ID laws not only don't target minorities, they have no effect on turnout either
    All this talk of voter ID laws targeting minorities makes me sick ("Messing with voting rights in Texas," Oct. 20). Your editorial mentions the millions of people who lack an official government ID. The question is what those millions of people can...
  • Christian group fights for identity against Cal State policy

    Christian group fights for identity against Cal State policy
    InterVarsity Christian Fellowship members say they just want to spread the word, to provide a welcoming space for believers and non-believers alike on college campuses that sometimes can seem cold and isolating. But because it requires its leaders to...
  • Online harassment remains major problem, report finds

    Online harassment remains major problem, report finds
    Computers have the power to accelerate everything to the speed of light, even some of the most disliked human activities, according to a Pew Research Internet Project study that found that online harassment is endemic. The study, released this week,...
  • Goya Foods expands in California as market grows for Latino food

    Goya Foods expands in California as market grows for Latino food
    Goya Foods is doubling down on beans and rice in California. The country's biggest Latino-owned food company unveiled its new distribution center Thursday in the City of Industry, part of a $300-million expansion in several states, including Texas and...
  • RGA jumps into Maryland race in support of Hogan

    The Republican Governors Association has jumped into the Maryland election campaign, creating a fast-paced new ad critical of Democrat Anthony G. Brown and buying Baltimore television time to back Larry Hogan. The intervention by the RGA came as the...
  • Barbara Walters' '10 Most Fascinating People' returns

    "Nothing You Think Matters Today Will Matter the Same Way Tomorrow" goes the headline in New York magazine this week over Frank Rich's byline. This is a masterful look at the future as we imagined it back in 1964. Columnist Rich shows that most of us...
  • Neither party can claim they own Hispanic vote

    Neither party can claim they own Hispanic vote
    A decade ago, Cuban-Americans were the most important voting block in Florida, and by an overwhelming majority they voted for Republican candidates. That is no more. Puerto Ricans, many of who live around the I-4 corridor that goes from Tampa through...
  • Gay community under attack in Liberia over Ebola outbreak

    DAKAR/NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Leroy Ponpon doesn't know whether to lock himself in his flat in Monrovia because of the deadly Ebola virus, or because he is gay. Christian churches' recent linking of the two have made life hell for him...
  • Saudi Arabia warns women not to join protest against ban on driving

    RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's Interior Ministry on Thursday issued a warning to women not to get behind the wheel in defiance of the kingdom's men-only road rules after a renewed social media campaign to challenge the law by driving in public. The...
  • Book Talk: Women in Afghanistan, through a looking glass

    STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - When Swedish journalist Jenny Nordberg visited the home of an Afghan parliamentarian, she was surprised to hear one of the politician's daughters declare of another child she had assumed was her six-year-old brother: "It's true, he...