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  • Police chief deserves support to increase diversity on force

    West Palm Beach Police Chief Bryan Kummerlen wants to sponsor police academy recruits to ensure the department reflects the diversity of the city. Mayor Jerry Muoio and city commissioners should ensure he has the resources to accomplish that goal....
  • Emanuel-Rauner ties create campaign subplot

    Emanuel-Rauner ties create campaign subplot
    Just a few months before announcing plans to become Chicago's next Democratic mayor, Rahm Emanuel strolled down the gravel path to a Montana resort restaurant with Republican businessman Bruce Rauner, both men smiling as they carried bottles of wine. In...
  • On immigration, will Obama shape his legacy or the next election?

    On immigration, will Obama shape his legacy or the next election?
    President Obama and his team spent hours last week deliberating over how and when to fulfill his promise to use his executive power to change the immigration system. They pored over legal precedent and policy data and debated political fallout. But none...
  • 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...
  • NFL handling of Rice 'a step backward' in outreach to women

    NFL handling of Rice 'a step backward' in outreach to women
    The NFL has worked on several fronts to draw in female fans: holding special stadium events for women, injecting football themes into shows such as "The Biggest Loser" and expanding lines of merchandise to include not only clothing for women and girls,...
  • Ethnic strife blurs Myanmar's first census in 30 years

    YANGON (Reuters) - Following an incomplete count due to ethnic conflicts in parts of the country, Myanmar said on Saturday that its first census in 30 years shows the population to be 51.4 million, some ten million less than expected. The provisional...
  • Dr. Pat M. Garcia, Perinatal HIV program director

    Dr. Pat M. Garcia, Perinatal HIV program director
    Dr. Pat Garcia started medical school in 1979, before HIV even had an official name. Over the last 30 years, Garcia's career has, to an effect, grown alongside the disease. As director of the Perinatal HIV Program at Northwestern Memorial Hospital,...
  • Conservatives must better understand recent history of Latin-Americans to win their support

    Half a century ago we saw the spark of powerful ideas that changed the face of America. Some became legislation, such as the War on Poverty. Others became potent cultural trends, like the sexual revolution. Less noticed but no less impactful was the onset...
  • Chemical industry fights for flame retardants

    Chemical industry fights for flame retardants
    As furniture makers move to phase out toxic, ineffective flame retardants, the chemical industry is waging an aggressive last-ditch campaign to preserve a lucrative market that reaches into virtually every American home. One of the world's leading...
  • U.N. racism watchdog urges U.S. to stop police brutality after Ferguson shooting

    U.N. racism watchdog urges U.S. to stop police brutality after Ferguson shooting
    The U.N. racism watchdog urged the United States on Friday to halt the excessive use of force by police after the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager by a white policeman touched off riots in Ferguson, Missouri.  Minorities, particularly...
  • Eva Longoria shows passion for acting, activism and philanthropy

    Eva Longoria shows passion for acting, activism and philanthropy
    At a notoriously schmoozy West Hollywood lunch spot, former "Desperate Housewife" Eva Longoria pays far more attention to the soft-spoken busboy than any of the nipped and tucked Hollywood types vying for her attention. "Mi amor!," she greets the slight...