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  • Men and women want egalitarian relationships

    Men and women want egalitarian relationships
    When asked how they'd like to balance future work and family responsibilities, most young men and women in the U.S. say they want an equal division of labor, according to a new study. Signaling a further shift away from traditional gender roles, the...
  • Gov. Tom Wolf's inaugural address

    The text of Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf's inaugural address, as prepared for delivery Tuesday: ___ Chief Justice Saylor; Governor Corbett; Governor Rendell; Lieutenant Governor Stack; Speaker Turzai; President Scarnati; Leader Dermody; Leader Costa;...
  • Hundreds march against police brutality on MLK Day

    Hundreds march against police brutality on MLK Day
    Several hundred people marched Monday in Chicago to voice concern over police brutality and racial profiling in the U.S. The march, which followed a 4-mile route that wound from River North to the Chicago Board of Trade, was one of several that took place...
  • Right to believe now illegal?

    Right to believe now illegal?
    It is good that same-sex weddings don't threaten Jac VerSteeg's marriage. It did have an effect on a baker in Colorado, who declined to bake a wedding cake for a gay wedding, and was then told by the Colorado Civil Rights Commission that he is required to...
  • Sri Lankan president admits election defeat; challenger sworn in

    Mahinda Rajapaksa changed Sri Lanka’s constitution so he could seek an unprecedented third term as president. When a key ally defected to run against him, he cut fuel and water prices and announced raises for civil servants to shore up his support....
  • Russia lists transgender people among those unfit to drive for medical reasons

    New Russian road safety regulations bar transsexuals, transvestites and others with sexual "disorders" from driving, ostensibly for medical reasons. The new regulations have been criticized by rights activists, who see them as unconstitutional and likely...
  • Russia lists transgender people among those unfit to drive

    New Russian road safety regulations bar transsexuals, transvestites and others with sexual "disorders" from driving, ostensibly for medical reasons. The new regulations have been criticized by rights activists, who see them as unconstitutional and...
  • Southern states argue for same-sex marriage bans in federal court

    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...
  • 'Know Your Rights' forum held for youth in Fort Lauderdale

    'Know Your Rights' forum held for youth in Fort Lauderdale
    Broward County youth were encouraged Friday to "know your rights" when interacting with law enforcement. The Urban League of Broward County and the National Bar Association conducted the workshop as a response to recent incidents involving law...
  • Sri Lanka's Rajapaksa concedes defeat in bid for third term as president

    Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa has conceded defeat in his bid for a third term in office, his spokesman said Friday. Rajapaska has bowed to the people's decision and left Temple Trees, his official residence, said Wijeyanda Herath, his media...
  • Opinion: Gay marriage is gain in personal freedom, equal rights

    Opinion: Gay marriage is gain in personal freedom, equal rights
    Once — just once — it seemed that Lake County might avoid looking like the International Capital of Backwoods Hillbillies when a big issue arose. But, no. It was not to be. It's just not in our nature. Across Florida, elected clerks of the...