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Discrimination ruling leaves many questions

The Supreme Court ruling in favor of white New Haven firefighters who said they were victims of reverse discrimination will probably leave employers confused, civil rights advocates and labor attorneys…

Sotomayor critics cheer court ruling

Foes of Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor celebrated the high court's reversal of her decision in a reverse discrimination case.

The 5-4 ruling Monday, backing of reverse discrimination claims…

Say what? Some teens expect to die young

A surprising number of teenagers — nearly 15 percent — think they're going to die young, leading many to drug use, suicide attempts and other unsafe behavior, new research suggests.

Congressman’s wife cops a plea

Detroit City Council member Monica Conyers, the wife of powerful and popular Democratic congressman John Conyers, pleaded guilty Friday to accepting cash bribes in exchange for supporting a sludge contract…

So, Mr. President, where are the jobs?

Republicans concerned about the Obama administration's big spending on economic stimulus, energy and health care are asking, "Where are the jobs?"

"The president and Democrats in Congress claim this…

Remembering an unlikely martyr

I cannot get Neda out of my mind. Neda Agha-Soltan, to be precise. Neda is the woman the world watched die on videotape that was uploaded last weekend to the…

Is there hope for Iran?

A blatantly fraudulent election may have been the spark that ignited Iran's current rebellion but don't be misled: Iran has never had free and fair elections.

I was in…

Iran will never be the same

The absolute moral authority of Iran's supreme leader has unraveled with the swiftness and absolute irreversibility of a turban caught in a ceiling fan. It happened right before our eyes…

Is “public option” just a smokescreen?

Barack Obama made health care reform a centerpiece of his presidential campaign. But the politics of health care are never as straightforward as they appear, and what seemed like a…

Another Republican admits screwing around

The Republican Party may claim they are the home of family values but it seems more and more of the GOP faithful are leaving home and getting some on the…