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AP National WriterThe Boy Scouts of America will get no reprieve from controversy after a contentious vote to accept openly gay boys as Scouts. Dismayed conservatives are already looking at alternative youth groups as they predict a mass exodus from the BSA. Gay-rights...
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The state Senate approved legislation Friday that would make it a crime to harass or secretly photograph the children of police officers, judges and other public officials because of their occupation. The measure requires those convicted serve 10 days...
The broad-daylight hacking death of a soldier in London this week was Britain’s Marathon Moment. Like the twin bombings at the race finish line in Boston last month, Wednesday’s attack by two machete-wielding men spouting venomous threats to...
Tags: Murder, Boston Marathon, Pakistan, Civil Rights, Immigration
Headlines for Friday, May 24, 2013 SLAYER: Metallica, System Members Speak at Hanneman Memorial Metallica's Robert Trujillo and System of a Down's Shavo Odadjian joined Slayer's Kerry King as speakers at Thursday's memorial service for...
McClatchy Washington BureauWASHINGTON President Barack Obama on Thursday defended his administration's use of drone strikes to kill terrorists as effective, lawful and "heavily constrained," but he also appeared to be laying groundwork for an expansion of the controversial targeted...
HartfordTrinity College reaped a bounty of Fulbright awards for the 2013-14 academic year, with two graduating seniors and three alumni being awarded fellowships to conduct research or teach. In addition, three others -- two members of the Class of 2013 and an...
KABUL, Afghanistan — Roya Mahboob navigates the potholes of doing business in Afghanistan like any other entrepreneur. Corruption is rife. Kidnappings are common. Bomb blasts remain an overarching reality. But as the female chief executive of a...
Tags: Technology, Justice and Rights, Feminism, Employees, Taliban
It's about time. President Barack Obama's announcement today of new limits on drone strikes and his renewed call to close the terrorist detention center at Guantanamo Bay were badly overdue. The United States has lost much credibility overseas with...
Tribune reporterMcDonald's executives fielded a number of questions at the company's annual shareholder meeting Thursday, including its role in the global obesity epidemic, marketing to children and wages for entry-level workers at its restaurants. "We don't sell junk...
Once upon a time, as many fairy tales start, the United States was the prevailing force in Latin America. It had a coherent policy for its southern neighbors, and its opinions mattered to those who governed in the region. Despite President Barack Obama'...
Tags: Restraint of Trade, Iran, Elections, Mexico, Colombia
WASHINGTON — Early in an opinion issued recently by a unanimous three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, Judge A. Raymond Randolph says: "Although the parties have not raised it, one issue needs to be...
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