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  • 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...
  • Clay Aiken Loses Bid for Congress

    "American Idol" contestant Clay Aiken has lost his bid for a House seat in North Carolina, CNN projected. Aiken, a Democrat, trailed incumbent Renee Ellmers 57% to 43% with 69% of the vote counted. In a district that leans Republican, Aiken was an...
  • Colorado Senate: Republican Cory Gardner defeats incumbent Udall

    Calling Tuesday’s election a defining political moment, Rep. Cory Gardner swept to victory in a closely watched race, ousting Democratic Sen. Mark Udall and becoming the first Republican Colorado has sent to the Senate in more than a decade....
  • Tim Cook's announcement could spur Silicon Valley to push for social change

    Apple chief executive Tim Cook's announcement last week that he is gay caps years of efforts by an industry that has long championed gay rights at home. It also may help propel Silicon Valley to the forefront of global struggles for equality, underscoring...
  • With new voter laws widespread, fears persist of fraud, disenfranchisement

    WASHINGTON With several key elections potentially hinging on razor-thin margins, Americans went to the polls Tuesday in 34 states with new voting laws that critics fear will adversely impact minority turnout and proponents say are needed to protect...
  • Casting an artistic light on social issues

    Casting an artistic light on social issues
    Out of the darkness, the lighted images appeared like visions above a vacant lot in Reservoir Hill: saxophonists and jazz pianists, hip-hop artists and poets. Men and women, bundled against the fall chill, gathered on the sidewalk to watch, cheering...
  • Study: Parent-infant communication differs by gender shortly after birth

    Study: Parent-infant communication differs by gender shortly after birth
    Mothers are more likely to respond to their infant's vocal cues than fathers, and infants respond preferentially to mother's voice, according to a new study. Researchers also found that mothers may be more likely to vocalize back and forth with female...
  • Seema Sueko would like to add a dash of color to Pasadena Playhouse

    Seema Sueko would like to add a dash of color to Pasadena Playhouse
    The brownstones of New York City's West Village shine under the stage lights inside the Pasadena Playhouse during a recent tech rehearsal for "Stop Kiss." An Asian American woman and an African American woman giggle over a take-out menu in a cozy living...
  • Pride Center celebrates transgender people in November

    Pride Center celebrates transgender people in November
    When S.F. Makalani-MaHee decided to transition from a woman to a man, he had to overcome other people's gender expectations, along with his own. "Gender is supposed to be the one thing that doesn't shift. We can change relationships. Your sexual...
  • 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...
  • 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...