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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...
  • Gay college player Derrick Gordon thriving after coming out in offseason

    SOUTH BEND, Ind. — All of a sudden Derrick Gordon's voice got excited when asked if he ever had been to Chicago. Gordon, a starting redshirt junior guard at Massachusetts, became the first openly gay Division I college basketball player when he...
  • UCLA adopts diversity class requirement for undergraduates

    UCLA adopts diversity class requirement for undergraduates
    UCLA's Legislative Assembly gave final approval Thursday to a measure that requires undergraduates to take a course on ethnic, cultural, religious or gender diversity, according to campus officials. The assembly voted 85 to 18 in favor of the measure,...
  • Police arrest protesters as Ferguson awaits grand jury decision

    Police arrest protesters as Ferguson awaits grand jury decision
    Police in Ferguson, Missouri, kept alert on Thursday for signs of tension after arresting five people for blocking a street the night before in a protest demanding the criminal indictment of a white police officer who shot dead an unarmed black teenager...
  • La Leche League of Columbia meets fourth Friday

    These groups meet regularly. Bereavement Support Group — Fourth Tuesday, 7:30 p.m. This group is for adults who are mourning the loss of a loved one. All are welcome. St. Francis of Assisi Church, 8300 Old Columbia Road, Fulton. 410-792-0470 or...
  • Pittsburgh 911 dispatchers allege discrimination, harassment

    PITTSBURGH (Reuters) - Three minority women are suing a Pittsburgh 911 dispatch center where they worked, alleging that sexual harassment and race-based discrimination threatened their job performance and put callers at risk, their attorney said on...
  • Kachin rebels say 23 cadets killed by Myanmar army shell

    Kachin rebels say 23 cadets killed by Myanmar army shell
    YANGON (Reuters) - Twenty three cadets of the ethnic insurgent group the Kachin Independence Army (KIA) were killed when they were hit by a single shell fired by Myanmar's army on Wednesday, the KIA said in a statement on Thursday. The KIA is the last...
  • The top workplaces for LGBT equality

     The top workplaces for LGBT equality
    Office Depot, Jarden Corp., Ultimate Software, NextEra Energy, Royal Caribbean and Carnival Corp. are among the best workplaces in South Florida for human rights equality, according to The Human Rights Campaign, a national lesbian, gay, bisexual, and...
  • The Kardashians aren't just trashy, they're dangerous

    The Kardashians aren't just trashy, they're dangerous
    As you surely know, last week Kim Kardashian posed — naked — on the pages of Paper magazine. The stated goal? #BreakTheInternet. Most cultural critics rolled their eyes and cried stunt. But the Kardashians aren't just trashy. They're...
  • U.S. judge strikes down Montana's gay marriage ban

    (Reuters) - A federal judge struck down Montana's ban on same-sex marriage as unconstitutional on Wednesday, handing gay rights advocates the latest in a wave of legal victories as the nation awaits a potential definitive ruling on the matter by the U.S....
  • Miss Fountain Valley offers take on self-image, feminism

    Miss Fountain Valley offers take on self-image, feminism
    Earlier this month, Time magazine issued an apology for including "feminist" in its poll of words that readers might like to see banned, noting that its place on the list "has become a distraction from the important debate over equality and justice."...