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  • Islamic State recruiting women to 'have kids and cook'

    Months after declaring an Islamic caliphate, Islamic State, which has seized large swaths of Syria and Iraq, is seeking to address a need of any viable nation: women. In Internet posts and social media messaging, the extremist Sunni militants are...
  • Hispanic Heritage Month should be commemorated

    We're in the midst of Hispanic Heritage Month, which began on Sept. 15, and Latinos have much to celebrate. We are a grand mixture of world heritage. We trace our lineages to Africa, Asia, and Europe, as well as to pre-Columbian indigenous America....
  • Modi says al Qaeda will fail in India: CNN

    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said al Qaeda will struggle to recruit members in the world's second-most populous nation and he praised Indian Muslims for their commitment to fight for the country. Al Qaeda announced the...
  • India gets its first transgender TV news anchor: newspaper

    NEW DELHI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - An Indian television news station has recruited the country's first transgender news anchor, five months after a court ruled that transgender people be recognised as a legal third gender, a newspaper reported on...
  • ASD administrator Jose Rosado sues district, claims he was fired for protecting students

    An Allentown School District administrator facing termination from his job has sued the school district, claiming his civil rights were violated because he was denied the right to free speech and the right to protect minority students from discrimination....
  • More states enforce food stamp work requirements

    WASHINGTON In the coming months, food stamp work requirements suspended during the Great Recession will be reinstated in at least 17 states, jeopardizing benefits for hundreds of thousands of Americans. In those states, work requirements will be back...
  • MTV and Logo TV to Air 'Laverne Cox Presents: The T Word'

    "Orange is the New Black's" Laverne Cox is getting the word out about transgender youth. Working with MTV and Logo TV, which will simultaneously premiere the special, the actress and transgender advocate will host and produce "Laverne Cox Presents: The T...
  • Hispanics don't see Florida favorite sons Jeb Bush or Marco Rubio winning in 2016

    Hispanics don't see Florida favorite sons Jeb Bush or Marco Rubio winning in 2016
    Hispanics, the fastest growing voting bloc in America and the most critical group of swing voters, don't expect either Jeb Bush or Marco Rubio — the Florida politicians widely portrayed as having the most appeal to Hispanic voters — to win the...
  • Independent films and 'Good Ol' Freda' in Pompano Beach

    Independent films and 'Good Ol' Freda' in Pompano Beach
    The Southern Circuit Tour of Independent Filmmakers will bring six critically lauded documentaries, and their filmmakers, to Bailey Contemporary Arts in Pompano Beach in a monthly series beginning Saturday, and as much as its host, veteran South Florida...
  • Better late than never: Expect a high court OK on marriage equality soon

    Better late than never: Expect a high court OK on marriage equality soon
    Over the last year, lower federal court judges have removed most of the suspense from the questions of whether and when the Supreme Court might rule marriage equality to be a federal constitutional right. In case after case, in red states and blue, judges...
  • Black lawmakers map out plans to boost Democrats this fall

    WASHINGTON With control of the Senate up for grabs this fall, the Congressional Black Caucus is hitting the road to bolster Democrats facing tough races in the Deep South. Several CBC members outlined their get-out-the-vote efforts at a news conference...