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  • San Diego leaders seek more study of alleged racial profiling by police

    San Diego leaders seek more study of alleged racial profiling by police
    The San Diego Police Department is trying to assess whether its officers are guilty of racial profiling in traffic stops, as some community activists allege. Statistics released this week suggest that black and Latino drivers are more likely to be...
  • Utah lawmakers hit final weeks with big issues unresolved

    Utah lawmakers kicked off this year with a number of major initiatives on their plate, but they're poised to enter the final weeks of their annual session with many of them still unresolved. Republican Gov. Gary Herbert's alternative Medicaid plan won...
  • Scale of racism in Cup host Russia a threat, report says

    Russian football is plagued by a racist and far-right extremist fan culture that threatens the safety of visitors to the 2018 World Cup, according to a report provided to The Associated Press. Researchers from the Moscow-based SOVA Center and the Fare...
  • Russian soccer stadiums a throwback to 1980s England

    Watching a football match in Russia often carries echoes of the grim era of hooliganism in 1980s Britain. There are crumbling stadiums, sparse crowds, clashes between hardcore fans and police, and despite a recent ban, often a pervasive smell of...
  • Time for government to butt out of marriage

    Time for government to butt out of marriage
    This month, two women grace the cover of Texas Monthly, "The National Magazine of Texas." Both are young and conservatively dressed, and have worried half-smiles. One is pregnant; the other holds a toddler, his face buried in her shoulder. Legos litter...
  • GOP legal attack will cost the party

    Republican leaders have reached a new low point by using the judiciary to attack Latino immigrants. As part of their offensive against President Obama's recent executive order on immigration, which provides temporary deportation relief for an estimated 5...
  • Elgin colonel highlights history of African-Americans in the military

    Elgin colonel highlights history of African-Americans in the military
    Elgin resident Wes Scott recalled how he entered the military by an unforeseen path while speaking at the African-American History Month Closing Ceremony Luncheon at Elgin Community College on Thursday. At 15, he said his precocity earned him a full...
  • Facebook adds new 59th gender option for users: fill in the blank

    Facebook adds new 59th gender option for users: fill in the blank
    Facebook users who don't fit any of the 58 gender identity options offered by the social media giant are now being given a rather big 59th option: fill in the blank. "Now, if you do not identify with the pre-populated list of gender identities, you...
  • Monterey Park nears a demographic milestone, yet race rarely discussed

    Monterey Park nears a demographic milestone, yet race rarely discussed
    Monterey Park voters stand a good chance of some kind of demographic history. Their March 3 city elections could produce the city's first African American councilman, the first all-male City Council in at least four decades — or, in a reversal for...
  • Number of Syrian Christians abducted by Islamic State rises to 220

    Number of Syrian Christians abducted by Islamic State rises to 220
    The number of Christians abducted by the Islamic State group in northeastern Syria has risen to 220 in the past three days, as militants round up more hostages from a chain of villages along a strategic river, activists said Thursday. In Iraq, the IS...
  • Islamic State says it has destroyed ancient relics in Mosul Museum

    WASHINGTON Islamist militants used sledgehammers and drills to smash ancient artifacts and statues in Iraq's northern city of Mosul, saying the relics were against the teachings of Islam, according to a video by the Islamic State group. The five-minute...