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  • Hobby Lobby's harvest: A religious exemption for LGBT discrimination?

    Events in the real world continue to mock the assertion by Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito that his majority opinion in the Hobby Lobby case is a "narrow" one. Alito maintained that his June 30 decision concerned only the contraceptive mandate of the...
  • The Supreme Court and the flow of history

    The Supreme Court and the flow of history
    The Supreme Court doesn't only make history. Sometimes it's swept along by historical waves, and sometimes it's caught up trying to resist them. During the last few months, the justices recognized the centrality in our private lives of the smartphone by...
  • No separation of church and state, please; we're British

    “It’s worse in England” is a comment I find myself making fairly often, usually when a fellow American journalist complains about restrictions on the press imposed by the Obama administration or a federal court. But I’d make the...
  • Former P Kluwe to sue Vikings

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Seeks out-of-court settlement Former P Kluwe to sue Vikings Former Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe plans to sue the franchise for discrimination unless the team releases the findings of its investigation into the...
  • Biden making pitch to liberals

    WASHINGTON Vice President Joe Biden will appear this week for the first time before the largest gathering of progressive activists in the country, a critical constituency for any Democrat with presidential ambitions. Biden's debut at the annual...
  • The roots of workplace gender bias

     The roots of workplace gender bias
    I may wear a tight-fitting Superman outfit to work each day, but that doesn't make me the Man of Steel. (It does, however, make me a frequent visitor to the human resources department — something about "inappropriate work attire.") The point is,...
  • Facebook to track users' TV habits

    Beginning this fall, when Facebook users watch a TV show on a cellphone or tablet, Facebook will probably know about it. The social network will scan its databases and send the age and gender of the viewer to Nielsen, the TV ratings measurement company,...
  • Kluwe plans lawsuit if Vikings don't release report

    Chris Kluwe's battle with the Minnesota Vikings over what he contends was a homophobic atmosphere behind the scenes when he was on the team is intensifying. The team's former punter said Tuesday he plans a lawsuit against the team, which he said is...
  • In Thailand, baby gender selection loophole draws China, HK women to IVF clinics

    SYDNEY/BANGKOK (Reuters) - At 26, with a baby daughter, a Hong Kong mother and her husband wanted a second child. To make sure it would be a boy, they paid $9,000 and flew to Thailand, the last place in Asia where gender selection treatment is available...
  • Court upholds University of Texas affirmative action plan

    Court upholds University of Texas affirmative action plan
    (Reuters) - A federal appeals court upheld the use of race by University of Texas at Austin in undergraduate admissions, a victory for affirmative action proponents, one year after the U.S. Supreme Court ordered closer scrutiny of the school's practices....
  • NFL roundup: Graham, Saints agree on contract

    The Sports Xchange NFL roundup: Graham, Saints agree on contract New Orleans Saints tight end Jimmy Graham received the wide receiver money he wanted Tuesday. Team officials confirmed to The Sports Xchange that a deal was done, but would not discuss...