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  • California voters beware: November 2016 ballot will likely be filled with propositions

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. California voters in November 2016 may be forced to read a ballot pamphlet as long and dense as a political science textbook and oddly enough, they'll have the millions who sat out last year's sleepy elections to thank for the extra...
  • Miranda July on 'The First Bad Man'

    Miranda July on 'The First Bad Man'
    For most writers, publishing a first novel is a professional milestone unlikely to be matched by anything that came before. Not so with the multifaceted Miranda July, whose debut novel, "The First Bad Man," is just one more highlight of a career that...
  • Former Allentown principal files new suit against district

    Former Allentown principal files new suit against district
    An Allentown School District principal who claimed he was targeted for raising an alarm about discrimination against minority students has refiled a lawsuit against the district following his termination by the school board. Jose Rosado, the district'...
  • Turf War: Players withdraw complaint over artificial turf at Women's World Cup

    U.S. forward Abby Wambach and a group of fellow players have withdrawn their complaint of gender discrimination over the artificial turf fields to be used for this year's World Cup in Canada. The artificial turf became a contentious issue with the...
  • Racial generation gap looms large for states

    WASHINGTON Nearly 80 percent of seniors in the U.S. are white while nearly half of people younger than 18 are black, Latino, Asian, Middle Eastern or multiracial. What happens to state policy when the "racial generation gap" is so large? Whatever...
  • Make same-sex marriage the law of the land

    The following editorial appeared in the San Jose Mercury News on Tuesday, Jan. 20: The debate over same-sex marriage begins and ends with the question of whether it is a matter of equal rights and therefore protected under the Constitution. The U.S....
  • Predicting the Oscars red carpet

    Predicting the Oscars red carpet
    Awards season is upon us, and many of you are probably scrambling to see all the films that have been nominated so that you can win the annual Oscar pool and a year’s worth of bragging rights that you kind of understand costume design. Every...
  • Mario López marchará en desfile gay en Miami

    Mario López marchará en desfile gay en Miami
    Para celebrar un año histórico para las personas lesbianas, gay, bisexuales y transgénero (LGBT) de Florida, el desfile de orgullo de esta comunidad en Miami Beach será liderada por uno de los galanes más reconocidos de Estados Unidos. Mario López,...
  • Researchers debunk the idea that asthma is more common in inner cities

    Researchers debunk the idea that asthma is more common in inner cities
    For more than 50 years, the conventional wisdom about asthma has been that it thrives in poor, densely populated urban areas. Researchers have even gone so far as to declare an “inner-city asthma epidemic.” But they’ve never actually...
  • Rauner order aims to improve minorities' opportunities

     Rauner order aims to improve minorities' opportunities
    Gov. Bruce Rauner marked Martin Luther King Jr. Day by signing an executive order requiring labor unions and companies that do business with the state to report on how many minorities and veterans participate in apprenticeship and training programs....
  • Appellate court urged to deepen civil rights legacy with marriage rights for gays and lesbians

    Mississippi, Louisiana and Texas took their stands against same-sex marriage Friday before a federal appellate court with a legacy of pushing Deep South conservatives out of their comfort zones on civil rights. Lawyers for gays and lesbians urged the...