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  • True Blue Connecticut — Right? What History And The Last Election Tell Us

    True Blue Connecticut — Right? What History And The Last Election Tell Us
    Democrats may have won every statewide office, re-won every U.S. House seat, and kept majorities in both houses of the state legislature in the last election. But the Nov. 4 results were not the inevitable outcome of a powerhouse of a state Democratic...
  • '90s immigration battle remade California's political landscape

    '90s immigration battle remade California's political landscape
    The view in California can be hard to decipher, blurred by nonchalance or smog or the blinding insistence of the sun. But not when it comes to immigration. There, all is sharp and distinct, politically speaking, as if before and after had been etched into...
  • 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...
  • North Carolina's Rep. Butterfield will lead black caucus

    WASHINGTON U.S. Rep. G.K. Butterfield of North Carolina was elected Wednesday as the next chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus and promised to hold the group of African-American lawmakers together as the "conscience of the Congress." "We have...
  • Appeals court lets gay marriage go ahead in South Carolina

    Appeals court lets gay marriage go ahead in South Carolina
    Same-sex weddings could happen in South Carolina as soon as Thursday after the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals declined on Tuesday to block a district court ruling that struck down South Carolina's gay marriage ban. The move, which paves the way for...
  • Racially Charged Incident At UConn Triggers Concerns About Campus Atmosphere

    Racially Charged Incident At UConn Triggers Concerns About Campus Atmosphere
    A University of Connecticut investigation into a confrontation between white fraternity students and women belonging to a black sorority is regaining momentum after new allegations about the incidents were raised at a recent student community meeting....
  • Unfaithfully executing the law

    President Obama is soon expected to issue an executive order that would make it possible for some illegal immigrants, many of whom are the parents of children who are American citizens, to live and work in this country without the threat of deportation,...
  • LAPD study focused on small part of discipline system

    LAPD study focused on small part of discipline system
    The officers were blunt in their assessment of the Los Angeles Police Department's disciplinary system: It was unfair and needed to be fixed. "It's all about who you know," wrote one of more than 500 officers and civilian employees who participated in a...
  • Women find their voice in Ferguson protest movement

    Women find their voice in Ferguson protest movement
    Johnetta Elzie saw that she was outnumbered. When she tried to answer students’ questions about the protests that followed the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown, the men with her interrupted and answered instead. When she tried to tell her...