As Supreme Court Opens, How Far Right Will Justices Move?

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court began a potentially contentious election-year term Monday in seeming general agreement that juries in state criminal trials must be unanimous to convict a defendant. The justices took up a quirk of constitutional law, a 47-yea...
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50 Years After Stonewall, LGBT Rights Are a Work in Progress

NEW YORK — They didn't set out to change history; they weren't the first LGBT Americans to mobilize against bias. "Mobs of gays and lesbians were running around angry and confused, but we all knew that something had sparked a change in our world. We've come...

Opinion: Looking at Fresno’s Top Media Feud

Opinion by David Taub It’s one of Fresno’s more interesting media feuds, not involving me. It involves truth, trolling and not knowing when to let it go. Fresno Unified school board president Brooke Ashjian’s war of words with Fresno Bee reporter ...