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By Michael Hiltzik   With minimal fanfare, California state officials have nixed an underhanded effort by two Catholic-affiliated universities and their insurers to deprive the universities'...

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By Adam Liptak   When Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg reflects on the Supreme Court’s recent rulings, she sees an inconsistency. In its gay rights rulings, she told...

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By Kevin Drum I think it's safe to say that Freddie deBoer is considerably to my left. But even he finds much of contemporary social...

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By BBC   A Conservative MP has spoken of his belief in astrology and his desire to incorporate it into medicine. David Tredinnick said he had spent...

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By British Humanist Association The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) have today published new guidelines on gender segregation in meetings and events after Universities...

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By Fergus Walsh   Cambridge scientist Stephen Hawking is backing the Assisted Dying Bill which is being debated by peers on Friday. The 72-year-old cosmologist said it was...

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By Dave Niose   The Supreme Court made a very important statement that seems to have gone largely unnoticed in its landmark Hobby Lobby ruling on Monday. When it...

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By Science Daily   Over the last few years, we've seen increasing dissent among liberals and conservatives on important issues such as gun control, health care...

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By Michael Grunwald   Global warming is a terribly complex problem. It’s really a slew of problems: carbon problems and methane problems, electricity problems and fuel...

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By AFP Twitter has restored access inside Pakistan to dozens of tweets and accounts, after blocking them last month following official complaints about ‘sensitive’ content,...