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  • Big question in NC Senate race: Who's worse � Obama or GOP?

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. They rose together, both elected in 2008. Now President Barack Obama and Sen. Kay Hagan, D-N.C., are struggling together. Since Obama and Hagan both won in North Carolina six years ago, seen as harbingers of a resurgence of the...
  • Stu Bykofsky: 'Privilege' to be white? Not quite

    My "white privilege" was sharing a bedroom with my sister in a South Bronx tenement until I was 15 and she was 11. My parents slept on a bed in the living room. Then we moved out of a neighborhood of close scrapes and fire escapes to a Brooklyn public-...
  • MacArthur Foundation names 2014 fellows

    MacArthur Foundation names 2014 fellows
    From poets and playwrights to psychologists and computer scientists, the MacArthur Foundation on Tuesday night unveiled its list of 2014 fellows. Among the 21 fellows is Jennifer Eberhardt, 49, a social psychologist from Stanford University. Eberhardt...
  • Equality, Ocoee, and Tebow: Letters

    Equality: Don't lose sight After the tragedy in Ferguson, Mo., it's understandable that letter-writer Tucker Kendrick on Sept. 9 declared, "… racism is rampant and is baked in our system." But does the Ferguson tragedy reflect the norm in...
  • University of Hartford Celebrates Civil Rights Law

    University of Hartford Celebrates Civil Rights Law
    In 1964, it was hard to imagine there would be a black mayor, never mind a black president. It was hard to imagine that women would be running major corporations. It was hard to imagine children with disabilities in the same classrooms with other...
  • 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...
  • China to try Uighur professor on charges of separatism

    A Beijing economics professor who has persistently questioned China’s policies toward ethnic minorities is heading to trial Wednesday on charges of separatism. Ilham Tohti, 44, was detained in January. A scholar at Beijing’s Minzu...
  • Hollywood and Broadway Team Up for 'Uprising of Love'

    With the U.S. celebrating its gay-rights achievements over the last few years, a one-night-only show on Broadway -- surely one of the gay-friendliest places on earth -- took a moment to remind supporters that the fight still continues around the world....
  • Yet another social bias: institution-based privilege [Commentary]

    Yet another social bias: institution-based privilege [Commentary]
    The commodification of American justice is nothing new. Those with means have always enjoyed better legal representation in the courts, presuming their wealth failed to shield them from arrest in the first place. Beyond wealth, sociological distinctions...
  • U.N. experts caution powers they must heed 'laws of war' in fighting IS

    GENEVA (Reuters) - United Nations war crimes investigators for Syria cautioned world powers preparing military action against Islamic State fighters that the 'laws of war' would apply to them and they must do everything possible to protect civilian...