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  • Far from Missouri, Baltimore readies for Ferguson ruling

    Far from Missouri, Baltimore readies for Ferguson ruling
    As the nation waited to see whether a white Ferguson, Mo., police officer would be charged in the killing of an unarmed black teen, criticism arose Sunday in Baltimore and around the nation about how the investigation is being handled. Speaking at...
  • Looking Out: Maryland companies score high marks in LGBT equality report

    Looking Out: Maryland companies score high marks in LGBT equality report
    Several companies in Maryland scored high marks for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender equality in the Human Rights Campaign's annual Corporate Equality Index, released this week. Of eight companies in the state included in the study, six earned a...
  • U.N. calls for credible Myanmar election, minority protection

    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United Nations called on Myanmar on Friday to continue reforms to ensure credible elections next year and to step up efforts to protect ethic and religious minorities. A resolution passed the U.N. General Assembly...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Filling factory jobs through temporary-staffing agencies the new normal

    Filling factory jobs through temporary-staffing agencies the new normal
    Sara Rangel was making more than $11 an hour working in a stockroom when the recession hit and she was laid off. Afterward, she began applying for temporary jobs through staffing agencies with the goal of landing a permanent position. Five years later,...
  • University of Missouri, St. Louis holds gender conference

    ST. LOUIS Inside the conference center at University of Missouri, St. Louis, the restroom signs for "men" and "women" have been replaced with "gender neutral" placards. "Bathrooms without a designated gender benefit a variety of individuals who are not...
  • DP Buzz: Transgender teens

    Editor's note: "DP Buzz" is an interactive feature of the Daily Press Opinion Page. We email weekly questions on issues and topics affecting Peninsula-area citizens. Each week, subscribers can choose whether to weigh in or not with a short answer. Here is...
  • 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....