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  • Obama's role in Ferguson is complicated

    WASHINGTON The morning after the St. Louis County grand jury decided to not indict Ferguson police Officer Darren Wilson, reporters traveling on Air Force One with President Barack Obama to a Chicago speech on immigration had a question they came back...
  • Justice Department unveils new rules on racial, ethnic profiling

    Justice Department unveils new rules on racial, ethnic profiling
    New Justice Department guidelines announced Monday seek to limit federal law enforcement officers' ability to use a person's race and other characteristics during investigations, particularly in spontaneous enforcement decisions. According to a copy...
  • Olympic officials take first step in reforms

    Olympic officials take first step in reforms
    International Olympic Committee members began a much-anticipated meeting Monday by adopting the first portion of a historic reform package. “The Olympic Agenda 2020 is like a jigsaw puzzle,” IOC President Thomas Bach said at the start of the...
  • Justice Department tightens rules on using racial profiling

    WASHINGTON Amid heightened national attention to police behavior, Attorney General Eric Holder unveiled new federal guidelines Monday restricting the use of profiling by federal law enforcement officers. The long-awaited rules carve out some exceptions...
  • Dr. Luke sues over tweets alleging assault of Gaga: '#namethepervert'

    Dr. Luke sues over tweets alleging assault of Gaga: '#namethepervert'
    The saga involving pop singer Kesha and record producer Dr. Luke took a new turn Monday as Luke filed a lawsuit against Kesha's lawyer, Mark Geragos. Geragos is representing the singer in a civil lawsuit against Luke that seeks damages for allegedĀ ...
  • Special Report: Elite law firms spin gold from getting cases before Supreme Court

    On a March morning in 2011, lawyer Ted Boutrous approached the lectern at the U.S. Supreme Court. Boutrous represented the world's largest retailer, Wal-Mart , in one of the most anticipated business cases in years. A trial judge had certified a class...
  • For HOA manager, free speech protection has limits

    Question: Our homeowner association manager has several "politically incorrect" tattoos on his neck, arms, hands and face depicting unacceptable symbols. He's proud of the message he's conveying through the tattoos. Owners say they resent being...
  • IOC agenda no revolution but important change for Olympics

    IOC agenda no revolution but important change for Olympics
    MONACO – When the International Olympic Committee announces its intention to make major changes, the temptation is to recall the words of both late Chicago alderman Paddy Bauler and John Lennon. It was Bauler who famously said, "Chicago ain’...
  • Old Anger Over Injustice Is Focused, Spread Through Social Media

    NEW HAVEN — The long lines of people lying silently in "die ins" on the streets here this week to protest African-American deaths at the hands of police included a diverse mix of blacks, whites, Asians, Hispanics and others. That multi-racial fact...
  • New ban on racial profiling to exempt TSA, customs and border agents

    New ban on racial profiling to exempt TSA, customs and border agents
    As the Obama administration prepares to announce new curbs on racial profiling by federal law enforcement, government officials said Friday that many officers and agents at the Department of Homeland Security will still be allowed to use the controversial...
  • Florida's ban on same-sex marriage expires Jan. 6 � or not

    MIAMI Facing an apparent Jan. 6 deadline to start marrying same-sex couples in Florida, county clerks throughout the state have gotten mixed messages about whether they need to obey a federal judge's ruling that the state gay-marriage ban is...