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  • Ferguson's pain is all too familiar in America

     Ferguson's pain is all too familiar in America
    There were no burning squad cars in Chicago on Monday night. There was no tear gas in the Loop, no looting on Michigan Avenue. But there were hundreds of protesters, marching and chanting about justice. There were cops on bikes and foot and horseback....
  • Obama's immigration policy: How about putting Americans first?

    Addressing the nation last Thursday, President Obama sought to justify his misreading of the Constitution by unilaterally granting legal protection to 5 million illegal immigrants. In this, he reminded me of what Richard Nixon told David Frost in a 1977...
  • Balancing Act: Corporate leadership: the next frontier for women in business

    Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg has told America's women to Lean In to our jobs rather than give up, and many of us have listened. More than 40 percent of women are the breadwinners in our households. Close to 8 million women own their businesses. Now comes...
  • Race and policing in America

    Race and policing in America
    As the father of an African-American son, I was shocked by the shooting death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo. I never thought about the effect of race on policing when I was growing up. I am a white man, raised in a middle-class white suburb, with...
  • Jewish-nation bill frays Israel's delicate social fabric

    Israel is poised to pass one of the most divisive laws in its 66-year history, a bill that would declare it the homeland of the Jewish people only -- and further alienate its Arab minority. Political infighting over the measure is already threatening...
  • Gay Days Fort Lauderdale aims to make a splash

    Gay Days Fort Lauderdale aims to make a splash
    Attending the first edition of Gay Days Fort Lauderdale will be similar to sailing on a cruise ship. At least that's how the event's president and owner, Chris Alexander-Manley, feels about it. "There's so many different activities that you can choose...
  • Latino voters strongly support Obama immigration action, poll finds

    President Obama's decisions on immigration last week have angered Republicans, but have drawn strong support from a key audience, Latino voters, according to a new survey. Roughly nine in 10 Latino registered voters said they supported Obama's move to...
  • Medical and tech researchers see smartphones as health's next frontier

    Medical and tech researchers see smartphones as health's next frontier
    The West Hollywood club scene was just picking up as Charles Lea and other UCLA grad students fanned out along Santa Monica Boulevard. Their goal that evening: Find young black men, gay and bisexual, willing to participate in a study on how smartphone...
  • Obama's action on immigration leaves millions still facing deportation

    Obama's action on immigration leaves millions still facing deportation
    Minutes after Armando IbaƱez heard President Obama tell the nation that millions of people in the country illegally would be allowed to work and live openly in America, the 32-year-old excitedly scrambled to call his aunt, uncle and friends to deliver the...
  • Nine Connecticut Companies Praised For Inclusive Policies For LGBT Employees

    A human rights group this week gave nine large Connecticut companies perfect scores for their treatment of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender employees. The Human Rights Campaign, a civil rights organization, rated 781 companies for its 2015...
  • Maintaining a firm grip differs for men and women

    By Ronnie Cohen NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A simple grip-strength test might someday help doctors identify patients' risk for potentially disabling conditions later in life, but interventions likely would differ for men and women, a new study suggests....