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Almost three times as many people, most of them in tropical countries of the Third World, die of preventable, curable diseases as die of AIDS.

William Rehnquist may be the most patient and unyielding radical ever to occupy high office in America.

Despite the rosy projections and numerical alchemy that proponents employ to push their cause, privatizing Social Security won't build much wealth for women, and it will leave elderly women, part

A new bride returns from a romantic honeymoon and opens a locked door in the family home, only to discover the mutilated corpses of her husband's six ex-wives.

"Why do you care so much?" said a white friend to me during a debate about suspect profiling. "Don't take it so personally--the police aren't after you in the black middle class.

If only Columbine High School had posted the Ten Commandments next to its football trophies, Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold would never have killed anyone.

There's a bill speeding its way through Congress that would shred much of the protection against discrimination provided by the dozens of local and state gay civil rights laws.

When Republican Senator Al D'Amato was endorsed for re-election last November by the Human Rights Campaign--the nation's wealthiest gay civil rights lobby--the HRC's appalling decision crystalliz

For whatever reasons, it took the death of a young gay white man at the hands of two other young white men in Wyoming to bring the issue of violence aimed at lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transge

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The murder of students in Guerrero is raising questions once again about the complicity of law enforcement and public officials in Mexico's drug wars.

October 24, 2014

From the clock tower to the playground, youth resistance to racism and violence rolls on.

October 24, 2014

Local reports say a male shooter opened fire near Marysville-Pilchuck High.

October 24, 2014

Definitive assessments of Ronald Reagan and “the warrior state,” plus early looks at Bernie Sanders and Bill Clinton, and zeitgeist-defining essays on “cold war liberalism” and “the gay moment.”

October 24, 2014

Cuomo's creation of the Women’s Equality Party is an attempt to use feminism against the Working Families Party, the real champions of New York’s women.

October 24, 2014

“Simply a statement that I support life" is the new "I'm not a scientist."

October 23, 2014

People in law enforcement need to re-evaluate their responsibilities.

October 23, 2014

With political groups increasingly eager to buy seats on state-level benches, judges are forced to act more like politicians.

October 23, 2014

Too many questions remain about the death of Latandra Ellington.

October 23, 2014

Still, you should probably quarantine yourself to other news networks.

October 22, 2014