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  • 2 Chicago cops placed on desk duty after fight in Loop

    2 Chicago cops placed on desk duty after fight in Loop
    Two Chicago police officers have been placed on desk duty pending an internal investigation into a fight that left a police sergeant severely beaten in a Loop parking garage last week, the department said. The investigation by the department's...
  • Gay marriage advocates target Supreme Court after loss

    Gay marriage advocates target Supreme Court after loss
    Gay marriage supporters in four states where bans on same-sex nuptials were upheld by a federal appeals court said on Friday they will ask the U.S. Supreme Court to take up the issue, and officials in two of the states vowed to do the same. Both sides...
  • Meghan Daum: Catcalling video also shows our detachment issues

    If for some unfathomable reason you're not among the more than 30 million people who've already seen the "catcalling video" that started ricocheting through the zeitgeist recently, I'll give you a brief rundown. An actress named Shoshana Roberts,...
  • Midterm takeaway: Democrats can't ignore Hispanic vote

    Among the many lessons of the 2014 elections is a particularly important one for Democrats: Stop taking Hispanic voters for granted. With little exception, Hispanic voters stayed home in droves on Election Day. Some might call it apathy but in reality,...
  • Looking Out: LGBT advocates say robocall ugliest incident of mixed election

    Looking Out: LGBT advocates say robocall ugliest incident of mixed election
    Advocates for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community in Maryland say they see Tuesday's elections as a mixed bag -- some good, some bad and some ugly. Among the ugliest, according to advocates, was a disingenuous robocall sent last week to...
  • Nov. 17 Letters: Obamacare, transgender student, Fort Monroe

    Obamacare support Re: The Nov. 12 editorial By what convoluted thinking did the Editorial Board come to the conclusion that 250,000 Virginians are being harmed by having to replace inadequate health insurance policies with more robust policies? The...
  • Judge reverses black fire chief's termination

    Judge reverses black fire chief's termination
    A "racially inhospitable environment" at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport's fire department led to the unlawful termination of a black deputy fire chief earlier this year, a state judge has ruled — and his firing must now be reversed. Gregory...
  • Year 2 of Obamacare enrollment brings new hurdles

    Year 2 of Obamacare enrollment brings new hurdles
    The low-key start of the Affordable Care Act's second open enrollment period Saturday marked an improvement over last year's disastrous launch, but consumers and officials face a new set of challenges in the coming months. The federal website appeared to...
  • 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...
  • A 'circuit split' will force a ruling on gay marriage

    Supreme Court wonks, gay rights groups and the public were bemused last month when the Supreme Court declined to review federal appeals court decisions striking down state bans on same-sex marriage.  More perplexing than the decision not to hear the...
  • 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...