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  • Year 2 of Obamacare enrollment brings new hurdles

    Year 2 of Obamacare enrollment brings new hurdles
    The low-key start of the Affordable Care Act's second open enrollment period Saturday marked an improvement over last year's disastrous launch, but consumers and officials face a new set of challenges in the coming months. The federal website appeared to...
  • Dorner report finds concerns over bias within LAPD

    Dorner report finds concerns over bias within LAPD
    A Los Angeles Police Department review of its discipline system prompted by the Christopher Dorner rampage found widespread concerns among officers and civilians that the agency discriminates based on gender, ethnicity and rank, according to a report...
  • Gay Life Television, just for LGBT folks, streaming from Pittsburgh studio

    PITTSBURGH It's just a sign in a window in a modest building in Pittsburgh's Lawrenceville neighborhood, a purple and green logo that incorporates the equal symbol in it. But inside, Gay Life Television is busy creating one of the few channels...
  • Panel considers lifting FDA ban on blood donations by gay men

    Panel considers lifting FDA ban on blood donations by gay men
    A U.S. Department of Health and Human Services panel has begun to consider whether to overturn a long-standing ban against accepting blood donations from gay men. On Thursday, the HHS Advisory Committee on Blood and Tissue Safety and Availability heard...
  • Looking Out: LGBT improvements seen in Maryland laws, global perceptions

    Looking Out: LGBT improvements seen in Maryland laws, global perceptions
    In cities and municipalities in Maryland and across the U.S., the legal rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender citizens are improving. Across the globe, perceptions of gay and lesbian people are getting better, too. Both improvements, outlined...
  • Was 'feminist' really the most annoying word of 2014?

    Was 'feminist' <em>really</em> the most annoying word of 2014?
    This week, Time magazine included "feminist" on its fourth annual list of suggested words to ban in the new year. Readers can vote on trendy slang words like “bae” and “obvi” but so far, it’s “feminist” that&...
  • Obama-Suu Kyi visit in Myanmar reflects warmth and differences

    They greeted each other with a hug and a kiss on the cheek, and then Friday’s meeting between President Obama and Myanmar pro-democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi quickly moved beyond pleasantries. He suggested she speak out more forcefully on behalf...
  • JLL ranked 7th on Tribune's 2014 Top Workplaces

     JLL ranked 7th on Tribune's 2014 Top Workplaces
    When a company that manages 3 billion square feet of real estate decides to make over its headquarters, it's only natural to expect some angst about which workplace trends to follow — let alone set. Such is the physician-heal-thyself task...
  • Obama urges Myanmar to return to the path of democracy

    Invoking the United States' own messy path to democracy, President Obama urged leaders here Thursday to right a young democracy veering off course and taking with it a once-touted U.S. foreign policy success in Asia. Faltering government reforms and...
  • FDA panel considers lifting ban on blood donations by gay men

    FDA panel considers lifting ban on blood donations by gay men
    A U.S. Food and Drug Administration panel has begun to consider whether to overturn a long-standing ban against accepting blood donations from gay men. On Thursday, the FDA’s Advisory Committee on Blood and Tissue Safety and Availability heard...
  • Cardiac clinical trials short on diversity in age, race, gender

    Women, racial minorities, and people over 75 are underrepresented in the clinical trials that help determine the way all cardiac patients are treated, a study from Lankenau Medical Center researchers has found. This means that the recommendations that...