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Gay, transgender workers gain US bias protection

Gay, transgender workers gain US bias protection

President Obama signs executive orders Monday to protect gay and transgender federal employees.

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Gay, transgender workers gain US bias protection

Gay, transgender workers gain US bias protection

WASHINGTON — President Obama on Monday ordered employment protection for gay and transgender employees who work for the federal government or for companies holding federal contracts, telling advocates he embraced the “irrefutable rightness of your cause.”

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Iraqi PM condemns jihadis' targeting of Christians

Iraqi PM condemns jihadis' targeting of Christians

BAGHDAD — Iraq's prime minister on Sunday condemned the Islamic State extremist group's actions targeting Christians in territory it controls, saying they reveal the threat the jihadists pose to the minority community's "centuries-old heritage."

July 20, 2014 12:26 pm Photos

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Iraqi PM condemns jihadis' targeting of Christians

Iraqi PM condemns jihadis' targeting of Christians

In this Saturday, July 19, 2014 photo, displaced Christians who fled the violence in Mosul, pray at Mar Aframa church in the town of Qaraqoush on the outskirts of Mosul, Iraq. The message played over loudspeakers gave the Christians of Iraq's second-largest city until midday Saturday to make…

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Iraqi PM condemns jihadis' targeting of Christians

Iraqi PM condemns jihadis' targeting of Christians

In this Saturday, July 19, 2014 photo, displaced Christians who fled the violence in Mosul, pray at Mar Aframa church in the town of Qaraqoush on the outskirts of Mosul, Iraq. The message played over loudspeakers gave the Christians of Iraq's second-largest city until midday Saturday to make…

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Iraqi PM condemns jihadis' targeting of Christians

Iraqi PM condemns jihadis' targeting of Christians

Civilians inspect the site of a bomb attack in the Jihad district in Baghdad, Saturday, July 19, 2014. A series of bombings, including three over a span of less than 10 minutes, killed and wounded dozens of people across Baghdad on Saturday, shaking the fragile sense of security the capital …

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Iraqi PM condemns jihadis' targeting of Christians

Iraqi PM condemns jihadis' targeting of Christians

In this Saturday, July 19, 2014 photo, displaced nuns and people who fled the violence in Mosul, gather in the town of Qaraqoush on the outskirts of Mosul, Iraq. The message played over loudspeakers gave the Christians of Iraq's second-largest city until midday Saturday to make a choice: con…

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Iraqi PM condemns jihadis' targeting of Christians

Iraqi PM condemns jihadis' targeting of Christians

An Iraqi man inspects the site of a bomb attack in the Jihad district in Baghdad, Saturday, July 19, 2014. A series of bombings, including three over a span of less than 10 minutes, killed and wounded dozens of people across Baghdad on Saturday, shaking the fragile sense of security the capi…

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Iraqi PM condemns jihadis' targeting of Christians

Iraqi PM condemns jihadis' targeting of Christians

This Saturday, July 19, 2014 photo, shows a displaced Christian girl who fled the violence in Mosul with her family, in the town of Qaraqoush on the outskirts of Mosul. Iraq was home to an estimated 1 million Christians before the 2003 U.S.-led invasion that ousted Saddam Hussein. Since then…

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Iraqi PM condemns jihadis' targeting of Christians

Iraqi PM condemns jihadis' targeting of Christians

In this Saturday, July 19, 2014 photo, displaced Christians who fled the violence in Mosul, pray at Mar Aframa church in the town of Qaraqoush on the outskirts of Mosul. Iraq was home to an estimated 1 million Christians before the 2003 U.S.-led invasion that ousted Saddam Hussein. Since the…

July 20, 2014 12:26 pmLoading…
Border activists set vigil, fast in Nogales

Border activists set vigil, fast in Nogales

The newly formed Border Patrol Victims Network will hold a 48-hour vigil and fast for justice starting Friday at Nasib Karam Park, between West Park Street and North Morley Avenue in Nogales, Arizona.

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Barbershop choir sets concert, will deliver singing valentines

Barbershop choir sets concert, will deliver singing valentines

The toe-tapping harmonies of the Tucson Barbershop eXperience flowed freely from the rehearsal room and into the hallway of the Tucson Jewish Community Center late last month.

February 13, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Series on understanding Islam held at St. Mark’s

St. Mark’s Presbyterian Church is offering classes and discussions on Islam, including a two-week Sunday morning class, from 9:45 to 10:45 a.m. Sunday and Feb. 2.

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Christian and liberal are not mutually exclusive, two Tucson churches say

Jesus cast money-changers out of the temple and dared an adulterous woman’s accusers to cast stones only if their own lives were without fault.

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Tucsonans remember 1963's March on Washington

Tucsonans remember 1963's March on Washington

It’s the sense of unity among the crowd gathered to support equal rights and the speakers’ calls to action that’s left a lasting impression on Tucson residents who attended the 1963 March on Washington.

August 27, 2013 5:00 pm Photos

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'An Evening With C.S. Lewis' can be had Sunday at church

'An Evening With C.S. Lewis' can be had Sunday at church

British actor David Payne takes on the persona of famed author C.S. Lewis in his one-man show titled "An Evening With C.S. Lewis." Payne has performed the show for 10 years.

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Spend 'An Evening With C.S. Lewis' Sunday

Spend 'An Evening With C.S. Lewis' Sunday

C.S. Lewis is coming to town to talk about his life, loves and literature - if only in spirit.

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