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Experts: Sex bias case will embolden women despite verdict

March 29, 2015 • National NewsComments (0)

Ellen Pao, center, walks to Civic Center Courthouse in San Francisco, Friday, March 27, 2015. The jury are due back in court on Friday in Pao’s lawsuit against Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. Pao says the firm discriminated against her because she was a woman and then retaliated by denying her a promotion and firing [&hellip...

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Indiana officials look to stem religious objections fallout

March 28, 2015 • National NewsComments (0)

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence holds a news conference at the Statehouse in Indianapolis, Thursday, March 26, 2015. Pence has signed into law a religious objections bill that some convention organizers and business leaders have opposed amid concern it could allow...

University of Oklahoma unveils racist chant probe findings

March 28, 2015 • National NewsComments (0)

The national headquarters of Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity is shown in this photograph taken March 27, 2015. The SAE national headquarters is in Evanston, Illinois. (AP Photo/Teresa Crawford) NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Members of a University of Oklahoma...

Autopsies determine children found in freezer were slain

March 28, 2015 • National NewsComments (0)

Balloons are released during a prayer vigil on Friday, March 27, 2015, who was arraigned Thursday on child abuse charges and is being held on a $1-million bond after the bodies of two of Blair’s children were found in a freezer by a crew working to...

Jury says Silicon Valley firm did not discriminate

March 28, 2015 • National NewsComments (0)

Ellen Pao, center, walks to Civic Center Courthouse in San Francisco, Friday, March 27, 2015. The jury are due back in court on Friday in Pao’s lawsuit against Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. Pao says the firm discriminated against her because she...

Pugnacious Reid retiring, wants Schumer as Senate Dem leader

March 28, 2015 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this March 3, 2015 file photo, Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., left, accompanied by Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. Reid is backing Schumer to succeed him as Democratic...

Feds: Baltimore jail illegally keeping juveniles in solitary

March 28, 2015 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this June 6, 2013, file photo, a prisoner transport van departs from the Baltimore City Detention Center in Baltimore. A U.S. Justice Department review says the jail is holding juveniles in isolation far too long. State corrections officials...

Internet outages reveal gaps in US broadband infrastructure

March 28, 2015 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Feb. 25, 2015, file photo, Zak Holland opens up a computer at a store on the Northern Arizona University campus in Flagstaff, Ariz., as much of the region was experiencing an Internet and phone outage that was linked to vandalism of a...

New York fire, building collapse injure 19; gas blast blamed

March 27, 2015 • National NewsComments (0)

New York City firefighters work the scene of a large fire and a partial building collapse in the East Village neighborhood of New York on Thursday, March 26, 2015. Orange flames and black smoke are billowing from the facade and roof of the building near...

‘Downton Abbey’ to end after its upcoming 6th season

March 27, 2015 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Sept. 18, 2011, file photo, “Downton Abbey” cast members, writers and producers pose with their first Emmys for outstanding writing and outstanding miniseries or movie at the 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards. The producers of...