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  • Paid FBI informant testifies in trial of white-supremacy leader

    Paid FBI informant testifies in trial of white-supremacy leader
    KISSIMMEE — The state's star witness in Central Florida's largest domestic-terrorism case couldn't remember anything particularly violent or damaging about accused American Front leader Marcus Faella during opening testimony Wednesday. Asked if...
  • The story of a 14-year-old Yazidi girl captured by Islamic State

    The story of a 14-year-old Yazidi girl captured by Islamic State
    This is the story told to me by a 14-year-old Yazidi girl I'll call “Narin,” currently staying in northern Iraqi Kurdistan. I am a Kurdish journalist with a journalism degree from the University of Missouri at Columbia who covers northern Iraq...
  • Toronto Film Review: 'The New Girlfriend'

    An air of Hitchcockian menace and free-floating sexual perversity is by now nothing new for Francois Ozon, but rarely has this French master analyzed the cracks in his characters' bourgeois facades to such smooth and pleasurable effect as he does in...
  • Rekha Basu: U.S. grants Guatemalan woman sanctuary � from abusive husband

    Five years ago, a federal immigration judge refused to grant political asylum to a Guatemalan woman who had fled to America after years of severe battery by her husband. The judge didn't doubt her story, but said she couldn't claim membership in a...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Middletown Attorney Serving On The Hartford Gay & Lesbian Health Collective Board

    Leadership Greater Hartford's award-winning Leaders on Board program has successfully matched more than 360 individuals with 95 nonprofit organizations. Attorney Alyssa Torres recently participated in Leaders on Board and now serves on the Board of...
  • 9th Circuit voids L.A. murder conviction, cites prosecution bias

    A federal appeals court unanimously overturned a Southern California man's second-degree murder conviction Tuesday, ruling that a Los Angeles prosecutor improperly struck a prospective juror because she was a Latina. The U.S. 9th Circuit Court of...
  • Gender-nonconforming teen sues South Carolina DMV over driver's license photo

     
    Filed under: Government/Legal Back in June, we reported on the case of 16-year-old Chase Culpepper, a gender-nonconforming teen from South Carolina who was told that he had to remove his makeup - his "disguise," as the DMV employees called it - before...
  • Cerqua Rivera Dance is stepping 'In the Depths'

     Cerqua Rivera Dance is stepping 'In the Depths'
    Three women, dressed in slips, get ready to go out for the evening, each examining herself in an invisible mirror and reacting to the process and the prospect. Pretty retro, right? Maybe a dance set to the 1958 "I Enjoy Being a Girl"? But...
  • New Latino scholars have big dreams: My Word

    A group of Hispanic parents are sitting or standing at the Lake Nona High School parking lot, laughing and speaking rapidly in Spanish and English, as they await their children who had band practice after school. Finally, the band-room door opens, and...
  • ISIS is not invincible [Editorial]

    ISIS is not invincible  [Editorial]
    President Barack Obama plans to address the nation tomorrow to lay out his strategy for defeating ISIS, the radical Islamist group whose gruesome beheadings and mass killings have terrorized tens of thousands of Iraqi and Syrian civilians in the areas...
  • Chicago's moving to the myriad beats of Latino music

     Chicago's moving to the myriad beats of Latino music
    What exactly is meant by the term "Latino music"? The rubric is so all-encompassing as to be virtually meaningless, for there are at least as many styles and genres and varieties of Latino music as there are Latino and Hispanic cultures on the planet....