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Anti-Gay Bullying at School, but Not Like We Expected

Anti-Gay Bullying at School, but Not Like We Expected

Bullying. It’s something that most parents worry about, and the parents of gay kids worry about it even more. At least, I know that I worry… a lot.…

New York Times editors respond to ‘tone-deaf’ Shonda Rhimes article

New York Times editors respond to ‘tone-deaf’ Shonda Rhimes article

After receiving severe backlash for publishing an article reducing prolific showrunner Shonda Rhimes to an “angry black woman” and characterizing Oscar-nominated actress Viola Davis as “less classically beautiful”…

Is There an American Dream for Black Children?

Is There an American Dream for Black Children?

Recent events in Ferguson, Missouri, have once again made the nation consider the durability of racial injustice as a defining factor of the American experience. Black children go to increasingly…

1 In 5 Workers Laid Off In Past 5 Years Still Unemployed, Survey Finds

1 In 5 Workers Laid Off In Past 5 Years Still Unemployed, Survey Finds

WASHINGTON — Twenty-two percent of workers laid off in the past five years are still unemployed, according to a new survey. The John J. Heldrich Center for Workforce Development at…

Obama Administration To Take Action Against Tax-Avoidance Inversion Deals

Obama Administration To Take Action Against Tax-Avoidance Inversion Deals

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration cracked down Monday on so-called tax inversions, aiming to curb a spate of American companies shifting overseas in an attempt to shirk…

Gabrielle Union, Dwyane Wade issue statement, contact FBI after stolen topless photos of actress leaked

Gabrielle Union, Dwyane Wade issue statement, contact FBI after stolen topless photos of actress leaked

Gabrielle Union and her husband Dwyane Wade are joining the celebrity women taking action against hackers stealing and leaking photos from their smartphones after the “Being Mary Jane”…

How Climate Change Can Rattle the Foundations of Public Health

How Climate Change Can Rattle the Foundations of Public Health

As the Ebola Zaire virus — one of the deadliest pathogens on earth — continues to ravage parts of west Africa, political leaders around the world are finally…

Senate Democrats Reveal Not-So-Secret Weapon In Campaign To Stay In Control

Senate Democrats Reveal Not-So-Secret Weapon In Campaign To Stay In Control

WASHINGTON — By all rights, Democrats in the U.S. Senate should be measuring drapes for smaller offices as they head home for an election season that many analysts…

Program That Gives Military Gear To Local Police Has Serious Flaw

Program That Gives Military Gear To Local Police Has Serious Flaw

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Pentagon program that distributes military surplus gear to local law enforcement allows even departments that the Justice Department has censured for civil rights…

Obama Faces Mission Creep Questions As Campaign Against Islamic State Expands

Obama Faces Mission Creep Questions As Campaign Against Islamic State Expands

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama’s military campaign against the Islamic State group already has extended beyond the limits he first outlined. But military experts inside and outside…

Ex-Employees Say Home Depot Left Data Vulnerable

Ex-Employees Say Home Depot Left Data Vulnerable

The risks were clear to computer experts inside Home Depot: The home improvement chain, they warned for years, might be easy prey for hackers. But despite alarms as…

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