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  • Mario López marchará en desfile gay en Miami

    Mario López marchará en desfile gay en Miami
    Para celebrar un año histórico para las personas lesbianas, gay, bisexuales y transgénero (LGBT) de Florida, el desfile de orgullo de esta comunidad en Miami Beach será liderada por uno de los galanes más reconocidos de Estados Unidos. Mario López,...
  • Researchers debunk the idea that asthma is more common in inner cities

    Researchers debunk the idea that asthma is more common in inner cities
    For more than 50 years, the conventional wisdom about asthma has been that it thrives in poor, densely populated urban areas. Researchers have even gone so far as to declare an “inner-city asthma epidemic.” But they’ve never actually...
  • Gov. Tom Wolf's inaugural address

    The text of Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf's inaugural address, as prepared for delivery Tuesday: ___ Chief Justice Saylor; Governor Corbett; Governor Rendell; Lieutenant Governor Stack; Speaker Turzai; President Scarnati; Leader Dermody; Leader Costa;...
  • Women's World Cup to go forward on artificial turf

    Women's World Cup to go forward on artificial turf
    A coalition of women's soccer players led by U.S. star Abby Wambach has withdrawn its gender discrimination suit against FIFA and will play this summer's World Cup in Canada on artificial turf. The men's tournament has always been played on grass and in...
  • How secular family values stack up

    How secular family values stack up
    More children are “growing up godless” than at any other time in our nation's history. They are the offspring of an expanding secular population that includes a relatively new and burgeoning category of Americans called the “Nones,&...
  • U.S., U.N. envoys warn Myanmar against stoking religious tensions

    Top U.S. and U.N. diplomats on human rights wrapped up separate visits to Myanmar on Friday with warnings that discrimination against religious minorities in the predominantly Buddhist nation is stoking already dangerous sectarian tensions. At a news...
  • Congressional Black Caucus sees leverage in Steve Scalise protests

    WASHINGTON Members of the Congressional Black Caucus see opportunity in the scandal that inspired a heart-shaped "KKK + GOP" sign outside a recent Capitol Hill Club fundraiser for House Majority Whip Steve Scalise. Revelations that the Louisiana...
  • Draft of Thailand's new constitution would protect rights of gay and transgender people

    Gay rights activists are welcoming a clause in a draft of Thailand's new constitution that is aimed at protecting the rights of gay and transgender people. The Constitution Drafting Committee, a group hand-picked by the military junta to draft a new...
  • Pope on contraception: Good Catholics don't have to breed 'like bunnies'

    Pope Francis is firmly upholding church teaching banning contraception, but said Monday that Catholics don't have to breed "like rabbits" and should instead practice "responsible parenting." Speaking to reporters en route home from the Philippines,...
  • Recent police shootings add significance to L.A. King day celebration

    Recent police shootings add significance to L.A. King day celebration
    Tens of thousands of people lined up along Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard in South Los Angeles on Monday for the 30th annual Kingdom Day Parade, celebrating the life of the legendary civil rights leader while dancing to the beat of marching bands and...
  • Robert H. Mayer: 'Selma' should be start of understanding civil rights movement

    Robert H. Mayer: 'Selma' should be start of understanding civil rights movement
    The new film "Selma" depicts events surrounding a set of 1965 marches for voting rights. As a student of the modern civil rights movement, my first impulse is to describe what the movie lacks. After listening to the "Fresh Air" interview with Ava...