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  • Judge throws out George Zimmerman's libel suit against NBC

    Judge throws out George Zimmerman's libel suit against NBC
    A Sanford judge today put an end to George Zimmerman's libel suit against NBC Universal. Circuit Judge Debra S. Nelson ruled that the former Neighborhood Watch volunteer is entitled to no money from the media giant. She issued a summary judgment in...
  • Judge throws out part of Zimmerman libel case against NBC

    Judge throws out part of Zimmerman libel case against NBC
    SANFORD – A judge on Thursday threw out part of George Zimmerman's libel suit against NBC Universal and held out the prospect that she may throw out the whole thing. Circuit Judge Debra S. Nelson tossed the allegations related to one of five...
  • Alan Douglas, associated with Jimi Hendrix's later success, dies at 82

    Alan Douglas, associated with Jimi Hendrix's later success, dies at 82
    Alan Douglas, a record producer who worked with a panoply of rock and jazz legends but is most closely associated with the phenomenal posthumous success of Jimi Hendrix, has died at his home in Paris. He was 82. Douglas, who had been ill in recent...
  • Quality education -- for all

    A trial judge in California has now delivered a resounding decision in the great tradition of Brown v. Board of Education -- yes, the case that sounded the death knell for Jim Crow in public schools after half a century of legally established and...
  • 'Fair housing' gets new, expanded push

    ATLANTA Forty-six years after the Fair Housing Act took aim at racial segregation and poverty in America, the federal government has declared the effort half-hearted and is setting out to fix it. Within months, the Obama administration is expected to...
  • Israel, Hamas trade violence over teen killings

    JERUSALEM Israel faced the prospect of escalation on two fronts Thursday as the repercussions of the kidnapping and slaying of three Israeli teens in the West Bank threatened to ignite a broader conflagration. Israeli forces were bolstered around the...
  • Stateless people in Dominican Republic hope to regain citizenship

    Maribel Campusano Fajardo smiles shyly at the ring on her left hand. "The ring is just a promise, because we can't get married without the identity card," the 25-year-old said. Fajardo's fiance, Rafael Toussaint, 26, is one of thousands of people born...
  • LAPD detective accused of racially charged comments is placed on leave

    A veteran Los Angeles police detective has been placed on leave pending an investigation into allegations that he made racially charged comments during a training lecture given to other officers, authorities said Thursday. Frank Lyga, 57, was placed...
  • Letter: 'Loony' is in the eye of the beholder

    Re: “Rogers’ looniness must have a reason,” Mailbag, June 4. Molly Shore wrote it was “confusing” when Will Rogers played video of Mayor Gordon accusing city staff and officials of hiding records and of conspiring to give...
  • Hartford Students Inured To Segregation

    As a Bosnian student in the Hartford Public Schools, I am a minority among minorities. Only 5 percent of the district identifies as "white, non-Hispanic," while the other 90 percent is black or Hispanic. The shocking reality of these statistics was made...
  • L.A. gives $215,000 to man who wore KKK hood to meeting, got ejected

    L.A. gives $215,000 to man who wore KKK hood to meeting, got ejected
    The City of Los Angeles will pay $215,000 to end a free-speech lawsuit involving a man who was kicked out of a public meeting after showing up wearing a Ku Klux Klan hood. Lawmakers voted unanimously Wednesday to settle the lawsuit with Venice...