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  • Plaintiffs ask U.S. Supreme Court to hear Virginia same-sex marriage case

    Plaintiffs ask U.S. Supreme Court to hear Virginia same-sex marriage case
    Lawyers for two couples fighting to overturn Virginia's ban on same-sex marriage asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday to decide the issue once and for all. In a filing that continued a recent batch of filings in the case, lawyers representing a gay...
  • Residents see Europe best for gays and lesbians, Africa worst: poll

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Most people in European nations say their community is a welcoming place for gays and lesbians, according to a poll released on Wednesday that also showed many in African countries see their homelands as hostile to homosexuals. The...
  • Michael Brown no angel? Why should it matter?

    You've probably never heard of Claudette Colvin. And yet, had history twisted in a slightly different direction, she might loom as large in American memory as Rosa Parks does now while Parks herself would be a little-remembered seamstress. Colvin, you...
  • 'Your Face in Mine' a provocative novel that challenges racial issues

    "Your Face in Mine: A Novel" by Jess Row; Riverhead Hardcover (384 pages, $27.95) Jess Row's provocative new novel arrives at a time when the talk we once heard about a post-racial America has sputtered (Google "Ferguson, Missouri" if you're unsure...
  • This week's reviews in brief

    Here are condensed versions of this week's book reviews: "Yeah! Yeah! Yeah! The Story of Pop Music From Bill Haley to Beyonce" by Bob Stanley (Norton, $29.95) The title suggests the folly of the endeavor: "Yeah! Yeah! Yeah! The Story of Pop Music 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...
  • Iraq's new leader must heal sectarian divides

    Although one is tempted to put the disastrous rule of former Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki in the rearview mirror, we must study it and learn from his mistakes if Iraq's new leadership — with no small measure of U.S. assistance — is...
  • 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...
  • Dems and CT Gun Group Face Off Over Foley, Malloy

    HARTFORD – You might think the support of a statewide group that boasts more than 15,000 passionate and engaged members would be a political plum for Republican candidate for governor Tom Foley. Yet Democrats are determined to use Foley's alliance...
  • Emmys 2014: A night of highs and lows for women

    We may be living in "a wonderful time for women on television," as Julianna Margulies observed Monday in her Emmys acceptance speech, an era when there are so many great dramatic roles for women on the small screen that people like Tatiana Maslany and...
  • Grassroots group announces it has registered 25,000 new voters

    Grassroots group announces it has registered 25,000 new voters
    A coalition of community organizations fighting for a higher minimum wage and better schools said Tuesday it registered more than 25,000 new voters, mostly in African-American and Latino communities. Although the group says the effort is focused on...