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  • Judge declares Florida's ban on gay marriage unconstitutional

    Judge declares Florida's ban on gay marriage unconstitutional
    Florida's ban on gay marriage was overturned Thursday by a judge in the Keys, the first ruling on a series of lawsuits aiming to legalize same-sex marriage. Circuit Judge Luis Garcia in Monroe County ruled that a 6-year-old provision in the Florida...
  • Florida judge overturns state's ban on gay marriage

    Monroe County Circuit Judge Luis Garcia overturned Florida's 2008 constitutional gay-marriage ban on Thursday, and ordered that two Key West bartenders be allowed to wed but not before Tuesday. "The court is aware that the majority of voters oppose same-...
  • Monroe court strikes down gay marriage ban

    Monroe court strikes down gay marriage ban
    It took state Attorney General Pam Bondi just two hours Thursday to appeal a Monroe County judge's ruling that the state's ban on gay marriage was unconstitutional. For now the judge's decision — which would be binding only in the Florida Keys...
  • Sri Lanka court sentences four for murder of Briton, rape of fiancée

    COLOMBO (Reuters) - A Sri Lankan court convicted on Friday four men, including a ruling party town council member, of the murder of a British aid worker and the rape of his Russian fiancée and sentenced them to jail with hard labor for 20 years. Khuram...
  • Civil Rights Act and Baltimore's struggles [Letter]

    Civil Rights Act and Baltimore's struggles [Letter]
    Letter writer Ken Hines ("Lesson of 1964, commented on The Sun's front page article ("Equality's struggles," June 28). He asks the question, "What did the Civil Rights Act of 1964 give us and what did we learn from it?" Then he points to the current...
  • Archie comic banned in Singapore as censorship dispute escalates

    SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore has banned a volume of the "Archie" comic book that featured a same-sex marriage, adding fuel to a censorship row that erupted over a children's story about two male penguins hatching an egg. "Archie: The Married Life Book...
  • Will campus sexual-assault probes affect enrollment?

    WASHINGTON Sixty-seven U.S. colleges are under federal investigation for their handling of sexual assault cases. And prospective students have started to take notice. The past academic year marked a seismic shift. No longer were discussions of campus...
  • Monroe County judge declares Florida's ban on gay marriage unconstitutional

    Monroe County judge declares Florida's ban on gay marriage unconstitutional
    A judge in the Florida Keys today overturned Florida's ban on gay marriage. Circuit Judge Luis Garcia in Monroe County made history, ruling that a provision in the Florida Constitution that outlaws same-sex marriage violates the U.S. Constitution. His...
  • New York congressional race shows changing demographics

    Harlem is not the same. Even though 43-year incumbent Rep. Charles Rangel, D-New York, ultimately won after going punch for punch with New York state Sen. Adriano Espaillat, his "safe" seat is safe no longer. The battle was bloody at times, with most...
  • No separation of church and state, please; we're British

    “It’s worse in England” is a comment I find myself making fairly often, usually when a fellow American journalist complains about restrictions on the press imposed by the Obama administration or a federal court. But I’d make the...
  • Former P Kluwe to sue Vikings

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Seeks out-of-court settlement Former P Kluwe to sue Vikings Former Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe plans to sue the franchise for discrimination unless the team releases the findings of its investigation into the...