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  • Leesburg leaders pass law banning bias based on sexual orientation

    Leesburg leaders pass law banning bias based on sexual orientation
    LEESBURG — City commissioners on Tuesday night passed a law prohibiting discrimination based on sexual orientation after two contentious public hearings this month that divided the commission and members of the public. Commissioner Dan Robuck...
  • Malaysian forensics teams dig up graves at traffickers' camp

    Malaysian forensics teams exhumed a body from a shallow grave Tuesday at an abandoned jungle camp used by human traffickers, the first of what police predicted would be more grim findings as they search through a cluster of illicit hideouts near the...
  • Bruce Jenner now legally a woman, report says

    Bruce Jenner has had full gender reassignment surgery and is now legally considered a woman, RadarOnline.com reports. Radar talked to "an insider" who said that Jenner, 65, underwent the surgery more than three weeks ago and that the procedure lasted...
  • HSO Premieres Contest Winner's Piece About Women

    HSO Premieres Contest Winner's Piece About Women
    This spring, the Hartford Symphony Orchestra invited composers to submit a "Fanfare for the Hartford Woman" — a three- to four-minute companion piece to Aaron Copland's "Fanfare for the Common Man." The winner was 24-year-old Pennsylvania native...
  • Nell Zink's comic 'Mislaid' is quick-paced, problematic

     Nell Zink's comic 'Mislaid' is quick-paced, problematic
    Mislaid, misnamed, misconstrued — all of these terms could describe Nell Zink's exuberant but problematic second novel, a comedy of manners and errors about sexuality, race and class in the American South. The time is 1960s post-segregation...
  • Top 10 legal issues facing high school sports programs

    The National Federation of State High School Assns. has come out with its top 10 sports law issues impacting high school athletic programs. They are resulting in legal claims against districts. These issues appeared in a story from High School Today...
  • Myanmar's Suu Kyi is missing from global meeting on Rohingya

    An international gathering about the plight of Myanmar's persecuted Rohingya Muslims boasts a star-studded cast, with three Nobel Peace Prize laureates among those calling on the world to wake up to the unfolding tragedy. But fellow winner and pro-...
  • O.C. college district facing criticism over deal in Saudi Arabia

    O.C. college district facing criticism over deal in Saudi Arabia
    After years of competing with other college districts in Orange County for donor money, the Rancho Santiago Community College District thought it had struck upon a winning idea. Last year, the district was awarded an estimated $105-million contract to...
  • Malaysia: Human traffickers' camps had 139 suspected graves

    Malaysian authorities say a cluster of abandoned jungle camps used by human traffickers contained 139 suspected graves as well as barbed-wire pens likely used to cage migrants, shedding more light on a regional trade that preyed on some of Southeast Asia'...
  • Prejudice, plants and foreign interests: Letters

    Prejudice, plants and foreign interests: Letters
    Prejudice is relentless Darryl Owens' column "It's time to bury 'thug' term under Baltimore's ashes" (Orlando Sentinel, May 11) on the violent unrest in our cities makes the point that in the travail over civil rights, no one's life is less worthy...
  • Casey report: Too many American children placed in group homes

    Casey report: Too many American children placed in group homes
    Too many American children are unnecessarily placed in group homes even though there is consensus that kids do best in family settings, a new report from the Baltimore-based Annie E. Casey Foundation says. Nationwide, nearly 57,000 children in the child...