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The Daily Times, Farmington, N.M.A co-defendant in what federal prosecutors called a racially-motivated assault against a mentally disabled Navajo man is back in federal custody after an alleged probation violation. William Hatch, 31, was arrested April 20 in Farmington on suspicion of...
It’s been fun reading the qualifiers and questions about Jason Collins’ place in history this morning, after the NBA player came out of the closet. And boy, what a closet he was in. Even his twin brother didn’t know he was gay....
San Jose Mercury NewsLast summer, Jason Collins called his parents and said he had something important to discuss. "When you get a call like that, you don't know what it is," Paul Collins recalled. "So Portia and I went over to his house and sat down. And he said, 'I'm gay,...
Staff writerThe morning programs provided a fascinating contrast in covering NBA player Jason Collins' revelation that he is gay. ABC's "Good Morning America" interviewed Collins, who received support from President Barack Obama, former President Bill Clinton and...
NEW YORK — Over lunch in Las Vegas last summer, Bulls general manager Gar Forman and free-agent NBA center Jason Collins met to discuss what Collins might offer Chicago. The word pioneer never came up. "A very, very impressive guy,'' Forman...
The Hartford CourantHe is smart. He is a Stanford man. He is strong and he is aggressive. At 7 feet, 255 pounds, he led the NBA in personal fouls in 2004-2005. He is a veteran of 12 seasons, six teams, two NBA Finals, a teammate known for his commitment to his group's...
From the well-lighted Argentine restaurant — my suggestion via Yelp — to the 70-degree night, all is well on this second date. As Dylan tactfully yanks shrimp from their shells, he tells me about his Japanese father, who strictly regulated all...
Talk about going against the flow: Wyoming state Rep. Cathy Connolly and her fellow Democrats are not only outnumbered 52 to 8 by Republicans in the state Legislature, but Connolly is the first openly gay representative in the conservative state. So...
The American Library Assn. announced its 2013 book award winners Monday at its annual national conference, held this year in Seattle. While the best-known awards are the John Newbery Medal and the Caledecott Medal, there are dozens of awards, each of...
The federal government for the first time has used its hate crime laws to bring charges against five people who allegedly imprisoned mentally disabled people in subhuman conditions as part of a scheme to steal their Social Security benefits. In the...
The Times has an editorial Friday about legislation proposed in the aftermath of the suicide of Aaron Swartz, the computer prodigy who was being prosecuted by the federal government for allegedly gaining unauthorized access to an online repository of...
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Last week, Tammy Baldwin was sworn in as the first openly gay U. S. senator. If you've ever had the privilege to hear Tammy Baldwin speak in person, you may hear her confess Geraldine Ferraro, who in 1984 became the first female Vice Presidential...
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