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  • Few Latinos 'angry' over Obama immigration policy, but support slips

    Few Latinos 'angry' over Obama immigration policy, but support slips
    Only a small minority of Latino voters report that they are “angry” over President Obama’s decision this year to delay executive action on immigration reform, but disappointment over his deportation policies is widespread, and...
  • Rainbow revolution: US welcoming gay marriage, changing politics

    WASHINGTON It would have been unimaginable even a couple of years ago. The most powerful Republican in Washington flew to San Diego this month to help raise money for an openly gay candidate for the House of Representatives. House Speaker John Boehner,...
  • Apple's Cook signals front line of new gay rights battle

    (Reuters) - In his essay coming out as gay, Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook criticized an Arizona proposal that would have given private business owners the ability to deny services to gay people on religious grounds. Cook on Thursday became the most...
  • Millions In Outside Money Pouring Into Race for Governor

    Millions In Outside Money Pouring Into Race for Governor
    HARTFORD – Millions of dollars in outside political money from the right and left is flooding into Connecticut, with the latest installment a $1.17 million contribution of "dark money" from a nonprofit conservative group in Ohio called A Public...
  • Obama urges Myanmar leader to address ethnic tensions

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama urged Myanmar leader Thein Sein in a telephone call on Thursday to take additional steps to address ethnic tensions in the country and support the civil and political rights of the stateless Rohingya Muslims...
  • Apple's Cook: 'I'm proud to be gay'

    Apple's Cook: 'I'm proud to be gay'
    (Reuters) - Apple Inc CEO Tim Cook on Thursday became the most prominent American corporate leader to come out as gay, saying he was trading his closely guarded privacy for the chance to help move civil rights forward. The 53-year-old Alabama native...
  • Wednesday's multi-sport high school roundup: Both Lafayette teams, Grafton boys, Tabb girls run to conference crowns

    CROSS COUNTRY: Conference 25: Lafayette swept team and individual top honors at Parker Park in South Hill in the Group 3A Colonial Rivers Conference 25 meet, one of several 5-kilometer races held Wednesday around the area in which the top four teams and...
  • Indian film-maker hopes to take gay issues out of the closet

    MUMBAI (Reuters) - An Indian director is hoping her new film will throw a spotlight on gay rights in a country where homosexuality remains taboo and little progress has been made on repealing a colonial-era law banning gay sex. "Margarita, With a Straw",...
  • Apple CEO Tim Cook Announces That He's Gay

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Apple chief Tim Cook said that he is "proud to be gay," becoming the most high-profile CEO to come out, in a column Thursday that he said he felt compelled to write to help establish equal rights for people regardless of sexual...
  • Apple CEO Tim Cook declares that he's proud to be gay

    Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook says he's proud to be gay. The public declaration, in an essay written for Bloomberg Businessweek, makes Cook the highest-profile business CEO to come out as gay. Cook said that though he never denied his sexuality, he...
  • Report: More provisional ballots filed in minority communities

    Report: More provisional ballots filed in minority communities
    WASHINGTON -- Maryland jurisdictions with a large share of minority voters are more likely to have a higher rate of provisional ballots on Election Day, according to a report Wednesday by the Center for American Progress. The liberal think tank found...