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  • Amane Gobena wins L.A. Marathon women's race, gender bonus

    Amane Gobena wins L.A. Marathon women's race, gender bonus
    Amane Gobena of Ethiopia won the women's race and Gebo Burka of Ethiopia won the men's race in the 29th Asics L.A. Marathon. Gobena, 31, won in 2 hours 27 minutes 37 seconds, collecting $25,000 for the victory. Burka, 26, clocked a 2:10:37 to win a...
  • Sheryl Sandberg's ridiculous 'Ban Bossy' idea: Women like to be bossy

    Sheryl Sandberg's ridiculous 'Ban Bossy' idea: Women like to be bossy
    Sheryl Sandberg's COO job at Facebook apparently isn't demanding enough, so she's launched her "Ban Bossy" campaign. The idea, advanced by Sandberg's nonprofit Lean In Foundation, is that if you deem the word "bossy" off-limits, people will stop...
  • Hillary Clinton highlights pragmatism in approach to Russia

    Hillary Clinton highlights pragmatism in approach to Russia
    Hillary Rodham Clinton defended her record as secretary of State against Republican criticism that she had been too accommodating to Russia, arguing Wednesday that she had taken a tough but pragmatic approach so the U.S. could attain its goals. In...
  • Review: Homophobic stereotypes in 'Tennessee' fail to amuse

     Review: Homophobic stereotypes in 'Tennessee' fail to amuse
    If the gay-themed "Tennessee Queer" came out 20 years ago — or was at least a more deftly made film — perhaps it wouldn't seem so desperately past its sell-by date. But this unevenly acted yuckfest, which is as unsubtle as its title, has all...
  • Reubin Askew dies at 85; '70s Florida governor led school integration

    Reubin Askew dies at 85; '70s Florida governor led school integration
    Former Florida Gov. Reubin Askew, who guided the state through a period of school busing to achieve integration in the 1970s, died early Thursday at a Tallahassee, Fla., hospital. He was 85. Ron Sachs, a former aide and family spokesman, confirmed his...
  • Ukraine's threat from within

    Ukraine's threat from within
    It's become popular to dismiss Russian President Vladimir Putin as paranoid and out of touch with reality. But his denunciation of "neofascist extremists" within the movement that toppled the old Ukrainian government, and in the ranks of the new one, is...
  • Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer declines to seek reelection

    Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer declines to seek reelection
    TUCSON — Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer announced Wednesday she would not seek a third term, forgoing a campaign that would have required her to challenge the state's term limits measure. The Republican had left open the option of running this year,...
  • How Ann Coulter is helping the GOP destroy its White House dreams

    How Ann Coulter is helping the GOP destroy its White House dreams
    A year ago, when the Republican National Committee’s searing 2012 election postmortem was released, it was possible to imagine, for a fleeting moment, that the GOP might finally grasp why it has lost the popular vote in five of the last six...
  • Michael Sam's announcement rocks worlds of sports, money and sex

    Michael Sam's announcement rocks worlds of sports, money and sex
    The aftermath of Michael Sam’s announcement that he is gay and will likely become the first openly homosexual player in the National Football League was greeted Monday with the kind of coverage usually reserved for the lead-up to the Super Bowl....
  • Infographic: Where Russia stands on homosexuality, cheating, gambling

    Infographic: Where Russia stands on homosexuality, cheating, gambling
    The 2014 Olympics have thrown a spotlight on Russia's stand on homosexuality, as well as other issues of morality and human rights. The nation's anti-gay legislation has spurred widespread protests. Western leaders -- President Obama, British Prime...
  • NFL's first openly gay player? Missouri draft prospect comes out

    NFL's first openly gay player? Missouri draft prospect comes out
    Three months before the NFL draft, star Missouri football player Michael Sam has publicly come out as gay, raising the possibility that the league may soon have its first openly gay player. In interviews published Sunday, Sam -- the 2013 SEC defensive...