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  • More women get jobs in video-game industry, but gender gap persists

    More women get jobs in video-game industry, but gender gap persists
    With computer clicks and keystrokes, Carmela DeNero can put the spiral into a Peyton Manning pass, the speed into Adrian Peterson's touchdown run and the roar into a stadium crowd. An associate producer with EA Sports' Maitland studio, she is working on...
  • Militant violence creates homogeneous enclaves for Iraq's sects

    BAGHDAD Far behind the front lines, refugees displaced by Islamic extremists in Iraq do not see a way for themselves to go home anytime soon. The Islamic State "burned our houses and took whatever we had left," said Falah Tahir, an Iraqi Turkman who...
  • Vikings, Kluwe finalize settlement

    The Sports Xchange Vikings, Kluwe finalize settlement Former punter Chris Kluwe and the Minnesota Vikings reached a settlement that calls for the team to donate to multiple groups that support gay rights. "As Chris always stated, this is not about...
  • Police move against protestors as calm dissolves in Ferguson

    Police move against protestors as calm dissolves in Ferguson
    FERGUSON Mo. (Reuters) - Police in riot gear ordered demonstrators in Ferguson, Missouri, to disperse late on Tuesday, then charged into the crowd to make arrests as relative calm dissolved during an 11th night of protests over the fatal shooting of a...
  • Vikings, Kluwe reach settlement

    The Minnesota Vikings and Chris Kluwe have reached a settlement that will prevent the former punter from suing the team over his release. Terms of the resolution were not disclosed. Kluwe had accused the Vikings of cutting him in May of 2013 because...
  • Daughters carrying heavy burden as caregivers for aging parents

    Daughters carrying heavy burden as caregivers for aging parents
    Daughters spend more than double the hours caring for elderly parents that sons do, according to a study being presented today at the American Sociological Association's annual meeting. Daughters provide an average of 12.3 hours of elderly parent care...
  • Despite lip service, Silicon Valley venture capital still a man's world

    Despite lip service, Silicon Valley venture capital still a man's world
    When she started her child-support tracking business SupportPay, Sheri Atwood expected all kinds of suggestions - but not the tip she got from a female investor who suggested she dye her blonde hair darker to be taken more seriously by venture...
  • Smithsonian accepts archival material from Baltimore's LGBT community center

    Smithsonian accepts archival material from Baltimore's LGBT community center
    Old photographs, newspapers and other miscellaneous "gay pride ephemera" from the last half-century of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender history in Baltimore will be added on Tuesday to one of the nation's most esteemed museum collections....
  • Protesters in Ferguson, Mo., ignore pleas to stay home

    As this troubled town awaited the arrival of U.S. Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr., local officials pleaded for calm Tuesday, protesters ignored requests to stay home, and schools remained closed for fear of the violence that has clutched Ferguson for nearly...
  • Reading Ferguson: books on race, police, protest and U.S. history

    Reading Ferguson: books on race, police, protest and U.S. history
    Nearly a half century before Michael Brown and Officer Darren Wilson crossed paths on a street in Ferguson, Mo., a 21-year-old man named Marquette Frye was pulled over by the California Highway Patrol, just outside of Watts. Both incidents unfolded on...
  • Iraqi genocide familiar story to Jews

    As thousands of religious minorities face genocide in northern Iraq at the hands of ISIS terrorists, Iraqi Jews living in South Florida react to the current slaughter, and recall the persecution they have experienced in Iraq and throughout other Middle...