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  • Male nurses scarce but make more money than women RNs: Study

    Even in an occupation that women overwhelmingly dominate, they still earn less than men, a study of nurses found. The gender gap for registered nurses' salaries amounts to a little over $5,000 yearly on average and it hasn't budged in more than 20 years....
  • Gay, disabled journalist's 'personal view' new in Serbia

    Nenad Mihailovic flouts Serbian taboo. He's openly gay in a notoriously macho culture. He uses a wheelchair in a society that shows little sympathy for the disabled. And he's a voice of liberal thinking in a nation where strong leaders have a tendency...
  • Nusra Front quietly rises in Syria as Islamic State targeted

    The Nusra Front, Syria's al-Qaida affiliate, is consolidating power in territory stretching from the Turkish border to central and southern Syria, crushing moderate opponents and forcibly converting minorities using tactics akin to its ultraconservative...
  • Man killed in Aurora shooting lived a life marked by joy and pain

    Man killed in Aurora shooting lived a life marked by joy and pain
    After waiting hours for the coroner to finish his work, Millvenia Stiff Goodman stood over the body of her 33-year-old son, Bryce Stiff. Only Stiff's head poked above the white sheet that covered him and blocked the gunshot wound to his shoulder that...
  • Is a male nurse worth $5,148 more than a female nurse?

    Is a male nurse worth $5,148 more than a female nurse?
    For nurses, it pays to be a man. Registered nurses who are male earn nearly $11,000 more per year than RNs who are female, new research shows. Only about half of that difference can be explained by factors like education, work experience and clinical...
  • In Theory: Thoughts on Utah's SB 296

    In a move that was hailed as a "milestone," Utah Gov. Gary Herbert this month signed into law SB 296, which, according to the Salt Lake Tribune, "gives Utah its first statewide nondiscrimination protections for the gay and transgender community while...
  • Why are lawmakers being morality police?

    Why are lawmakers being morality police?
    It's not like the Florida Legislature has a shortage of problems to debate and resolve. There is health care. There is school testing. There is gambling, prison reform and water policy. There is the matter of crafting a state budget, the only thing it's...
  • Indiana lawmakers send religious objection bill to governor

    A religious objection bill that opponents say could legalize discrimination against gays cleared the Indiana Senate on Tuesday, positioning the state to become the first to enact such a change this year ahead of an expected U.S. Supreme Court ruling on...
  • Arkansas Senate panel backs 'conscience protection' measure

    An effort to prevent Arkansas government from infringing on someone's religious beliefs was revived Tuesday, with a state Senate panel advancing a bill that critics have called a thinly veiled endorsement of discrimination against gays and lesbians....
  • Alabama bill would let adoption agencies refuse gay couples

    Alabama would allow adoption agencies — including those with state contracts — to refuse to place children with same-sex couples on religious grounds, under a bill introduced in the Alabama Legislature. Republican Sen. Gerald Allen of...
  • Closing arguments underway in Ellen Pao gender discrimination trial

    Closing arguments underway in Ellen Pao gender discrimination trial
    Ellen Pao's heated gender discrimination trial against prestigious venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers is drawing to a close, with each side taking final swipes Tuesday. During a full day of closing arguments, Pao's lawyer Alan Exelrod...