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  • Conservatives stress opposition to same-sex marriage

    WASHINGTON Conservative activists pressed their opposition to same-sex marriage Friday, taking an uncompromising stand that defies a fast-changing political landscape and is likely to cause trouble for Republicans. They made their case at a "Values Voter...
  • Albert R. Hunt: Democrats need surge of women to retain Senate majority

    Albert R. Hunt: Democrats need surge of women to retain Senate majority
    Democrats know that keeping control of the Senate this election year isn't a man's job. Success will depend on the votes of women. This year, it's Democrats who are on the defensive. In the 10 most competitive Senate races, they are counting on...
  • Emma Watson speaks at U.N., invites men to join feminism conversation

    Emma Watson has extended a formal invitation to men and boys to join the conversation on feminism. The "Noah" actress spoke about gender inequality and the launch of the He for She campaign at U.N. headquarters in New York City over the weekend...
  • Latins, Europe unite at U.N. to back persecuted gays

    GENEVA (Reuters) - Latin American and European countries united on Friday to push a resolution on ending violence against homosexuals through the United Nations Human Rights Council, despite strong opposition from Islamic and African states. The...
  • Looking Out: Same-sex marriage may be headed back to the Supreme Court

    Looking Out: Same-sex marriage may be headed back to the Supreme Court
    The U.S. Supreme Court is meeting on Monday for the first time since June, and could make a decision to hear a new same-sex marriage case. On the justices' agenda for the closed-door conference are appeals to cases in Indiana, Oklahoma, Utah, Virginia...
  • Americans fear religion losing influence, say churches should speak out more

    Six years into a Democratic administration widely seen as pushing a secular agenda, nearly three-quarters of Americans say religion is losing influence in American life and about half say churches and other religious institutions should express their...
  • Closing statements made in Texas voter ID case

    AUSTIN Texas (Reuters) - A U.S. judge heard closing arguments on Monday in a lawsuit challenging a state law requiring Texas voters to show identification at the polls, which plaintiffs argue is an attempt to suppress minority turnout. The case is part...
  • Nelson QuiƱones: Allentown School District at crossroads with Latino students, community

    For years the Allentown School District has had difficulties dealing with a high Latino student dropout rate. According to the state Department of Education, the dropout rate was 7.23 percent in the 2011-12 school year, the most recent year for which...
  • 'Pride' has a moving force that highlights a forgotten story

    'Pride' has a moving force that highlights a forgotten story
    If you think unions are the scourge of the working world, you will not be happy at "Pride," which begins with the unmistakable sound of Pete Seeger singing "Solidarity Forever" and goes on from there. But "Pride" has other things on its mind besides...
  • U.S. Attorney General Holder: 'No letting up' on civil rights

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - One day after announcing plans to step down, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder vowed to continue pressing civil rights issues during the rest of his term, including efforts to overturn laws in some states that he has argued create...
  • NFL needs to consult black women to get abuse policy right

    If you think the NFL's domestic violence problem has been talked to death, there's one interested party that begs to differ. The leaders of several national black women's organizations have written a letter to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell asking for...