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  • Manfred understands why minority interviews skipped

    New baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred said he understands why the Milwaukee Brewers and Miami Marlins did not interview any minority candidates when they hired new managers this month. Then-Commissioner Bud Selig told teams in April 1999 they had to...
  • EXCHANGE: Harvard nurse honored for helping migrant workers

    The first treatment that Elizabeth Rios administered at the Harvard Area Community Health Center didn't come in a bottle, but in a sentence. Rios, a family nurse practitioner, discovered when she talked to her patients, many of them migrant workers who...
  • 5 things to know about Ireland's gay marriage referendum

    Ireland's voters decide Friday whether to legalize gay marriage. While 19 other nations and most U.S. states have already done so, Ireland is the first to hold a national vote. Though voting is Friday, results won't be announced until Saturday. ___...
  • Prosecutor: 6 officers indicted in death of Freddie Gray

    A grand jury indicted all six officers charged in the case of Freddie Gray, who died of injuries he suffered in police custody, allowing the state's attorney to press ahead with the most serious charges despite criticism that she was part of an...
  • 59% of college-educated Latinos have trouble meeting monthly expenses, report says

    59% of college-educated Latinos have trouble meeting monthly expenses, report says
    A majority of Latinos say they have trouble covering monthly expenses, and almost 40% say they would have trouble finding $2,000 in an emergency, a new study said. Despite attaining higher education levels in recent decades, many Latinos find themselves...
  • What should you do if your son says he's a girl?

    What should you do if your son says he's a girl?
    Since the age of 2, he has been a very different kind of boy. He enjoys wearing his mother's shoes and his sister's dresses. He likes to play with girls and hates playing with boys, who are too rough. Now 5, he has told you that he wants to be a girl....
  • Boy Scouts president's call to end gay leader ban draws mixed reaction

    Boy Scouts president's call to end gay leader ban draws mixed reaction
    Robert M. Gates, the president of the Boy Scouts of America, urged the group on Thursday during its annual meeting in Atlanta to end its ban on gay leaders, saying the prohibition “cannot be sustained.” “I truly fear that any other...
  • Texas House OKs bill shielding pastors from lawsuits for spurning gay weddings

    AUSTIN, Texas The House tentatively approved Thursday a bill saying that Texas pastors, churches and religious institutions can't be sued by private parties or penalized by government for spurning gay weddings. Many clergy, especially Southern Baptist...
  • The Boy Scouts of America's baby steps on accepting gay Scout leaders

    The Boy Scouts of America's baby steps on accepting gay Scout leaders
    Robert M. Gates, the former U.S. Defense secretary and current Boy Scouts of America president, earlier today urged the youth organization to, essentially, grow up and allow gays to serve in leadership roles. Gates stopped short of pushing the issue...
  • Critics bash Louisiana governor on 'religious freedom' order

    "Arrogant" and "cynical" — that's what Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal called President Barack Obama last fall after the president issued an executive order addressing the hot-button social issue of illegal immigration. Months later, Jindal is...
  • Boy Scouts' leader says ban on gay adults not sustainable

    The president of the Boy Scouts of America, Robert Gates, said Thursday that the organization's longstanding ban on participation by openly gay adults is no longer sustainable and called for change in order to prevent "the end of us as a national...