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  • 'Multiple-partner fertility' families pose challenges for states

    WASHINGTON The Great Recession walloped almost every segment of American society. Millions lost their jobs, homes and businesses. Families lost trillions in household wealth. But a new study by a U.S. Census demographer finds that one group was hit...
  • Will turned-off Latinos turn out for Democrats?

    FORT COLLINS, Colo. Virginia Ortega could decide who wins Colorado's Senate election. A volunteer in a Catholic gift shop, she's worked all her life, picked cherries as a child, worked as a deli clerk and in food services at a jail. She cares deeply...
  • Russia must probe deaths and abductions in Crimea: rights group

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia must investigate the deaths and abductions of activists in Crimea who have opposed Moscow's annexation of the peninsula and ensure the rights of minorities and media are respected, a leading European human rights watchdog said on...
  • Leading evangelical switches sides to pro-gay

    Leading evangelical switches sides to pro-gay
    Until his sister announced that she was a lesbian in 2008, evangelical professor David Gushee was adamantly anti-gay. Professor of Christian Ethics at Mercer University in Atlanta, Gushee for decades upheld the interpretation of the Bible as being against...
  • Patti Smith on literary heroes, role models and Sinatra

    Patti Smith on literary heroes, role models and Sinatra
    Patti Smith was born in Chicago during a snowstorm in 1946. Saturday she returns to the city of her birth to receive the 2014 Chicago Tribune Literary Award, only weeks after she delivered a galvanizing set at Riot Fest in Humboldt Park, a few blocks from...
  • Dalai Lama visits Alabama church at center of civil rights movement

    BIRMINGHAM Ala. (Reuters) - The Dalai Lama, spiritual leader of Tibet, visited one of America's sacred sanctuaries on Saturday, touring the church where four African-American girls were killed in a 1963 bombing that galvanized the civil rights movement....
  • Man admits hate crime in West Side attack on lesbian couple

    Man admits hate crime in West Side attack on lesbian couple
    On a mild July night, Quintas Lockett was walking home from a West Side liquor store with her girlfriend when the couple were beaten by an angry mob — a hate crime prosecutors said was sparked by a man who took offense at two lesbians strolling by....
  • Immigration may be factor in close North Carolina Senate race

    WASHINGTON The inability of Congress to solve the problem of how to keep immigration legal, orderly and economically productive is rattling through the U.S. Senate race in North Carolina. It's a key issue for several important North Carolina industries...
  • In Georgia race for Senate seat, a battle over who can vote

    The best chance for Senate Democrats to play offense this midterm election has always centered on Georgia and newcomer Michelle Nunn's ability to turn out African American voters in a state whose demographics are rapidly shifting. Nunn's well known...
  • Oct. 26 Letters: Rep. Rob Wittman

    Rep. Rob Wittman I take exception to the Oct. 22 letter in support of Norm Mosher. Rep. Rob Wittman voted for the Violence Against Women Act on three occasions in the 113th Congress and twice in the 112th Congress. He supports existing law, including...
  • Incumbent Leslie Campione tries to hold off Thomas Poole Jr. in commission race

    County Commissioner Leslie Campione, who fought unsuccessfully last month to prevent a property tax-rate increase, is seeking another term so she can work to reduce the burden on taxpayers. The Republican's opponent in the race from District 4,...