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  • Obama won't act on immigration reform until after November elections

    Obama won't act on immigration reform until after November elections
    President Barack Obama reversed course on Saturday and delayed taking executive action on immigration reform until after November congressional elections, bowing to concerns it could cost his fellow Democrats control of the U.S. Senate. Obama had...
  • Egypt orders arrest of men over 'gay marriage' video

    CAIRO (Reuters) - Egyptian authorities have ordered the arrest of nine men who appeared in a video purporting to show the country's first gay marriage, accusing them of inciting debauchery and undermining public morals. Gay marriage is not legal in...
  • Toronto Film Review: 'The Riot Club'

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - -- specifically, a group of 10 elite students who went to England's top schools, descend from the richest families and carry the country's best blood. It's enough to make anyone else's blood boil, which is the deliciously...
  • With sedition dragnet, Malaysia takes step back to Mahathir era

    KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysian authorities are carrying out the broadest crackdown on the political opposition and social activists since the era of strongman leader Mahathir Mohamad, as traditionalists in the long-ruling ethnic Malay party appear...
  • Obama delays acting on immigration until after November elections

    Obama delays acting on immigration until after November elections
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama reversed course on Saturday and delayed taking executive action on immigration reform until after November congressional elections, bowing to concerns it could cost his fellow Democrats control of the U....
  • Obama won't act on immigration before election, White House says

    Obama won't act on immigration before election, White House says
    Amid pressure from Democrats worried about political backlash, President Obama will delay his promised executive actions to overhaul the immigration system until later this year, the White House said Saturday. The decision is a clear reversal from...
  • A strong verdict for gay marriage

     A strong verdict for gay marriage
    Same-sex marriage has been riding a wave in the courts so strong and wide that it's starting to look inevitable. Ultimately, its fate will have to be decided by the United States Supreme Court. But when the justices get around to that task, they will...
  • Islamic State's badass path to paradise

    In his 1988 book “Seductions of Crime,” UCLA sociologist Jack Katz devotes an entire chapter to what he calls the “ways of the badass.” “In many youthful circles,” he writes, “to be ‘bad,' to be a ‘...
  • Justice Department investigation will have to expand beyond Ferguson

    The following editorial appeared in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch on Friday, Sept. 5: A few numbers indicate a civil rights investigation of the Ferguson, Mo., police department is long overdue. On Thursday, Attorney General Eric Holder announced the...
  • Michelle Quinn: Diversification discussion started, but tech industry has a ways to go

    For advocates of a more diverse tech workforce, the past few months couldn't have gone much better. After years of resisting, many tech companies disclosed the demographic makeup of their workers. And they didn't try to gloss over the fact that most don'...
  • Looking Out: O'Malley to be honored for support of LGBT community

    Looking Out: O'Malley to be honored for support of LGBT community
    It's no doubt a sign of the end when people start talking about honoring your "legacy" -- and we've apparently come to that point for Gov. Martin O'Malley. Equality Maryland, the state's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender organization, has...