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  • Redskins' 'disparaging' trademark canceled by U.S. patent office

    The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has canceled the trademark registration of the Washington Redskins, calling the name "disparaging to Native Americans." Although that doesn't mean the Redskins will have to change their name, it limits the team's...
  • LAPD detective is suspected of racial, vulgar comments

    LAPD detective is suspected of racial, vulgar comments
    Los Angeles police officials are investigating allegations that a veteran detective made racially charged comments about shooting black menĀ and disparaged several superiors with vulgar insults during a training lecture given to other cops. Frank Lyga, a...
  • Letter: Don't fall for current smear campaign

    As Ronald Reagan would say, “there you go again.” So-called “moderate” Republicans Pete Wilson, Darrell Issa and others are taking out all the stops in sliming gubernatorial candidate Tim Donnelly. A four-page hit piece is...
  • Marcus Smart's intangibles intrigue the Orlando Magic

    For three seasons, the boys basketball program at Marcus High School in Flower Mound, Texas, kept a chart called "purple hearts." A player received a "purple heart" each time he took a charge in a game. No one absorbed more charges than Marcus Smart,...
  • George Crowe Cleared Fences In Hartford, Broke Down Barriers In Two Sports

    George Crowe Cleared Fences In Hartford, Broke Down Barriers In Two Sports
    It did not take long for George Crowe to impress fans in Hartford. A crowd of 5,249 jammed into Bulkeley Stadium on May 7, 1950, when the Chiefs played the first home game of the new season, and they got a glimpse of what that Summer of George Crowe would...
  • The American dream gives way to a new reality: social immobility

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. Allison Gibbons has lived a lifetime of problems. A difficult childhood in a broken home. An eating disorder, drug abuse, depression, alcohol "obviously I was self-medicating," she says. She is the mother of a young son whose father...
  • Michael Smerconish: Beware extremists in the U.S.

    Janet Napolitano was right. Five years ago, the office of the then-secretary of the Department of Homeland Security released an assessment on right-wing extremism titled "Rightwing Extremism: Current Economic and Political Climate Fueling Resurgence in...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...