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  • New wave of immigrants — a new target too?

    New wave of immigrants — a new target too?
    It's official! A new study by the Pew Research Center proves the old trope true: Asians are the new Jews. All those essentially positive stereotypes you've heard about — the hard work and the Tiger Moms — have made Asian Americans the highest-...
  • Betty Binns Fletcher dies at 89; liberal U.S. appeals judge

    Betty Binns Fletcher dies at 89; liberal U.S. appeals judge
    Judge Betty Binns Fletcher, considered a liberal stalwart of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for decades, died Monday in Seattle. She was 89. The 9th Circuit announced her death but did not give the cause. Appointed to the bench by President...
  • L.A. Council awards $160-million bus contract despite complaints

     
    There was no debate Wednesday -– in fact there was almost no discussion at all -– when the Los Angeles City Council quietly awarded a $160-million bus contract to a controversial bidder....
  • Ruling allows transgender woman to sue for job discrimination

     
    A former soldier and police officer who transitioned from male to female has been allowed to proceed with a job discrimination complaint against the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives....
  • The Gillam Law Firm, PC

    The Gillam Law Firm, PC
    Carol Gilliam is an acclaimed trial lawyer who specializes in employment law. She started her career at prestigious firms including Irell and Manella, and then became Assistant United States Attorney, Criminal Division, specializing in civil rights,...
  • After Romney's birth certificate joke, Dems play the race card

    After Romney's birth certificate joke, Dems play the race card
    Huzzah, America, our centuries-old struggle with racism and bigotry may be coming to an end. This news was confirmed by none other than Michael Eric Dyson, a professor of sociology and the author of 18 books on race, racism, racial history, black culture...
  • Juror misconduct alleged, sentencing delayed in Zoloft rape case

     
    The sentencing hearing of a former Westminster police detective convicted of kidnapping and rape was postponed Thursday after the officer’s attorney alleged possible juror misconduct. Anthony Orban claimed to have been in a drug-induced blackout...
  • Seth Grahame-Smith wants to resurrect ‘Beetlejuice,’ ‘It’

     
    Two months ago, Seth Grahame-Smith looked like he would be the breakout star of a crowded summer movie season. The ......
  • Steve Lopez: Boy Scouts' ban on gays, bigotry over values

     
    Steve Lopez takes issue with the move by the Boy Scouts of America to reaffirm its policy of excluding gays as scouts or leaders....
  • Alice Walker says no to Israeli edition of 'The Color Purple'

     
    In a protest of Israeli policies, Alice Walker has declined to publish an edition of her prizewinning novel "The Color Purple" in that country....
  • Roma continue to face discrimination in Europe, report finds

     
    The Roma, also known as Gypsies, continue to face hardship and discrimination in Europe, according to a report from European Union and United Nations agencies that underscores the ongoing marginalization of the minority group, which has faced forced...