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Brown v. Board site to mark anniversary of ruling

Brown v. Board site to mark anniversary of ruling

The Brown v. Board of Education National Historic site will display a black doll used in a series of famous race studies to mark the 59th anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court ruling that ended legal segregation in public schools.

May 16, 2013 12:00 am
40 years ago, Irish-Tide played game for the ages

40 years ago, Irish-Tide played game for the ages

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. | Ara Parseghian still remembers every little detail of that dreary night in New Orleans nearly four decades ago, when two titans of college football met for the first time.

January 07, 2013 6:30 pm
40 years ago, Irish-Tide played game for the ages

40 years ago, Irish-Tide played game for the ages

Former Notre Dame head coach Ara Parseghian waves to fans as he arrives at the Home Depot College Football Awards in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., in December. Parseghian is nearly 90 years old, but he remembers the 1973 Sugar Bowl as if it happened yesterday.

January 07, 2013 12:47 pm

Chicago teachers vote to return to classroom

CHICAGO | Teachers agreed Tuesday to return to the classroom after more than a week on the picket lines in Chicago, ending a combative stalemate with Mayor Rahm Emanuel over evaluations and job security, two issues at the heart of efforts to reform the nation's public schools.

September 18, 2012 5:46 pm
FBI says end near in civil rights-era prosecutions

FBI says end near in civil rights-era prosecutions

Every time we think we've seen the last of the trials for civil rights-era atrocities, it seems, prosecutors will parade some stooped, white-haired defendant before the cameras in shackles.

November 06, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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Judge overturns Calif. gay marriage ban

Judge overturns Calif. gay marriage ban

SAN FRANCISCO | A federal judge overturned California's gay marriage ban Wednesday with an unequivocal ruling that could eventually force the U.S. Supreme Court to confront the question of whether same-sex couples have a constitutional right to wed.

August 05, 2010 12:00 am Related

Judge overturns Calif. gay marriage ban, 8th Ld-Writethru, US

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal judge overturned California's gay-marriage ban Wednesday in a landmark case that could eventually force the U.S. Supreme Court to confront the question of whether same-sex couples have a constitutional right to wed.

August 04, 2010 6:41 pm
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