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  • Appeals panel reinstates Wisconsin's voter ID law

    CHICAGO A federal appeals court in Chicago Friday reinstated for now Wisconsin's voter ID law hours after the three-judge panel heard arguments on the subject. The move by the U.S. 7th Circuit Court of Appeals clears the way for the state to implement...
  • Alumni group says Ohio university fired band director to placate probe

    CLEVELAND (Reuters) - An Ohio State University alumni group critical of the firing of a popular band director said on Friday his dismissal was a bid to appease Title IX investigators probing sexual harassment and abuse at the school. Jon Waters was fired...
  • Dent: GOP senator struck 'incendiary' tone at Christian unity event

    Dent: GOP senator struck 'incendiary' tone at Christian unity event
    — When Republican Sen. Ted Cruz made some pointed remarks at a unity event for Middle Eastern Christians here this week, the hecklers booing him off stage weren't the only ones who viewed his words as "incendiary." Lehigh Valley Congressman...
  • Jury finds American Front leader guilty on 2 charges

    Jury finds American Front leader guilty on 2 charges
    KISSIMMEE — Marcus Faella stood silently and showed no emotion as a jury delivered a guilty verdict Friday on two charges that could send the American Front leader to prison for 30 years. After deliberating for about five hours in Central Florida's...
  • Iran's president has not delivered on pledges of more freedom: U.N.

    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani's promises of greater freedoms for the Islamic Republic have not resulted in any major improvements regarding human rights and freedom of expression, the U.N. chief said in a new report on Iran....
  • Support for death penalty wanes in California, but still a majority

    Support for death penalty wanes in California, but still a majority
    We aren’t there yet, but a new Field Poll finds fewer Californians – 56% – support the death penalty today than at any time since the Nixon administration, and down from a high of 83% during the mid-1980s. Still, only 34% said they favor...
  • Traffic Stop Statistics Examine Racial Profiling Issue

    HARTFORD - Civil rights activists say statistics released Thursday by a state racial profiling task force provide a clear enough picture of the problem for police around Connecticut to start reforming their policies and procedures. But members of the task...
  • Contenders for governor keep making big promises

    Contenders for governor keep making big promises
    TALLAHASSEE – Nothing screams political disconnect like campaign promises that cannot sync with economic or fiscal realities. But how unplugged are this year's candidates for governor? Two separate data sources remind us this picture is complex: a...
  • European rights envoy says pro-Ukraine activists face abuses in Crimea

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Pro-Ukrainian activists and Tatar ethnic minorities in Crimea have found their lives under increased threat since the Ukrainian territory was annexed by Russia in March, a top European human rights diplomat said on Friday. Following...
  • Avon Library Plans Progams On Civil Rights And World War II

    AVON — The Avon Free Public Library will host a series of exhibits, lectures and other presentations this fall and early winter on the nation's civil rights movement and World War II, the library has announced. Those programs start in October and...
  • American Front leader has 2 charges dropped

    American Front leader has 2 charges dropped
    KISSIMMEE — Closing arguments are expected to begin today in the trial of a white-supremacy group leader in Central Florida's largest domestic-terrorism case. As the trial of American Front leader Marcus Faella comes to a close, two of the four...