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  • Letters: To Mikulski's defense; Profiteers; Breakfast omission; Rec center; Tax relief?

    Letters: To Mikulski's defense; Profiteers; Breakfast omission; Rec center; Tax relief?
    To Mikulski's defense Oscar Wilde once wrote, "By giving us the opinions of the uneducated, journalism keeps us in touch with the ignorance of the community." No better words can describe the abrasive letter by Paul Rossi demeaning the work of Sen....
  • Taylor Batten: A novel approach on gay marriage

    With the U.S. Supreme Court set to hear arguments in a landmark gay-marriage case this month, South Carolina has inserted itself in a most bizarre way. The court will hear two and a half hours of arguments on April 28 in cases involving gay marriage bans...
  • With increasingly diverse electorate, GOP must offer more

    In the weeks and days leading up to the 2012 election, conservative strategists and pundits were confident their candidates, policies and outreach efforts were enough to build a sweeping victory for Republicans nationwide. That's why, after having their...
  • China frees 5 women's rights activists after month detention

    Chinese authorities have released five women's rights campaigners whose detentions for more than a month sparked an international outcry and underscored the government's tight restrictions on independent social activism. The women were freed Monday under...
  • China releases women's activists after month's detention

    Chinese authorities have released five women's rights campaigners whose detentions sparked an international outcry and underscored the government's tight restrictions on independent social activism, lawyers said. Lawyer Liang Xiaojun said the five were...
  • China releases five feminist activists who had planned anti-harassment campaign

    China releases five feminist activists who had planned anti-harassment campaign
    Chinese authorities have released five feminist activists detained last month as they were planning a public outreach campaign against sexual harassment on public transportation. The women's detention had attracted worldwide attention, including...
  • Commentary: Supporters of gay rights should avoid the GOP

    In 1854 residents of Ripon, Ill., helped form the Republican Party. They were abolitionists who stood squarely for civil rights in an era when many people lived in slavery. The Grand Old Party championed the rights of slaves and women. The Great...
  • History series begins with Sojourner Truth

    History series begins with Sojourner Truth
    Start with fascinating people from American history, add talented actors, painstaking research, detailed period costumes and even snacks, and you have the Lake County Parks' annual History Speaks series, which kicks off Sunday. This is the third year...
  • China said to release 3 of 5 feminists detained for planning protests

    BEIJING China's leaders have apparently bowed to international pressure by agreeing Monday to release three of five feminist activists who'd been held for a month for planning protests against sexual harassment. The release of the women, who were...
  • Turkish Cannes winner joins fight against domestic censorship

    ISTANBUL In a year when Turkey's film industry is winning unprecedented plaudits abroad, it's also battling censorship at home, prompting dozens of the nation's most prominent directors to boycott its main festival. More than 100 filmmakers, including...
  • After Ellen Pao trial, diversity more than a buzzword in Silicon Valley

    SAN JOSE, Calif. For the male-dominated tech industry, this is a time of reckoning. Although former venture capitalist Ellen Pao lost her discrimination suit against Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, her case is reverberating throughout Silicon Valley,...