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  • 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...
  • In Ferguson, protest or vote?

    In Ferguson, protest or vote?
    Not all the residents of Ferguson, Mo., are black; not all of them are out protesting; and some think the protesters are neglecting a better avenue for change. "There are so many people here that don't vote, but they think they have the rights to...
  • 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...
  • Arthur H. Garrison: It's important to understand reasons behind riots

    Arthur H. Garrison: It's important to understand reasons behind riots
    On Aug. 9, Michael Brown was killed by Darren Wilson, a white police officer, in Ferguson, Mo. As soon as the killing was made public, every politician, platitude, accusation, argument, justification, rationalization and defense that exists in these...
  • More women get jobs in video-game industry, but gender gap persists

    More women get jobs in video-game industry, but gender gap persists
    With computer clicks and keystrokes, Carmela DeNero can put the spiral into a Peyton Manning pass, the speed into Adrian Peterson's touchdown run and the roar into a stadium crowd. An associate producer with EA Sports' Maitland studio, she is working on...
  • Quotas are no way to close the political gender gap

    To the editor: Nancy Cohen's plan for attaining gender equality in California's Legislature is terrible. We do not need to double the number of seats and divvy them up by gender. What we need is for more women to run for the existing 120 seats. ("How to...
  • For women in Chiapas, hoping and working toward a 'life free of violence'

    SAN CRISTOBAL DE LAS CASAS, Mexico �� When a pending downpour forced Lesvia Entzin Gomez to return to her mother-in-law's without the apples she had left to cut, her drunken, enraged husband pulled out a shotgun. "I did not think he had a...
  • China executes eight on terrorism charges; all appear to be Uighurs

    China executes eight on terrorism charges; all appear to be Uighurs
    Eight people convicted of terrorism, including three accused of masterminding last October’s deadly vehicle explosion in Tiananmen Square, have been executed, China’s state-run media said Saturday. It was not clear exactly when or where...
  • Daughters carrying heavy burden as caregivers for aging parents

    Daughters carrying heavy burden as caregivers for aging parents
    Daughters spend more than double the hours caring for elderly parents that sons do, according to a study being presented today at the American Sociological Association's annual meeting. Daughters provide an average of 12.3 hours of elderly parent care...
  • Reading Ferguson: books on race, police, protest and U.S. history

    Reading Ferguson: books on race, police, protest and U.S. history
    Nearly a half century before Michael Brown and Officer Darren Wilson crossed paths on a street in Ferguson, Mo., a 21-year-old man named Marquette Frye was pulled over by the California Highway Patrol, just outside of Watts. Both incidents unfolded on...
  • Police move against protestors as calm dissolves in Ferguson

    Police move against protestors as calm dissolves in Ferguson
    FERGUSON Mo. (Reuters) - Police in riot gear ordered demonstrators in Ferguson, Missouri, to disperse late on Tuesday, then charged into the crowd to make arrests as relative calm dissolved during an 11th night of protests over the fatal shooting of a...