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NEW YORK (AP) — It could've been Starbursts, Twizzlers or Sour Patch Kids. But when Trayvon Martin was fatally shot, he happened to be carrying a bag of Skittles. The 17-year-old's death at the hands of a neighborhood watchman in February ignited...
Since "Nixon in China," the 1987 masterwork by John Adams that launched what some wag described as a new genre labeled "CNN Opera," contemporary events have been fairer game than ever for composers and librettists. The list of newsy operas, which...
Staff WriterTaking cartoon panels from the page to the stage was a tricky thing for "The Addams Family." For the musical-comedy coming to Broward Center April 9 through 21, it wasn't the whole bizarro-macabre thing that was the challenge for the show’s book...
"I Am Harvey Milk," a new oratorio from Tony and Grammy nominee Andrew Lippa, will make its world premiere in June at the Nourse Auditorium in San Francisco as part of the San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus 35th anniversary. The composer, who penned the...
This post has been corrected. See the note below for details.This post has been corrected. See the note at the bottom for details. Gay marriage proponents are riding into Wednesday’s U.S. Supreme Court discussion about the Defense of Marriage Act on a wave of support from Proposition 8 debates a day earlier....
SAN FRANCISCO — As the battle over gay marriage takes center stage at the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday, a new survey shows that attitudes on same-sex marriage have shifted rapidly. Polling data consistently show that knowing a gay person is a...
SAN FRANCISCO – For Ohio senator Rob Portman, knowing that his son was gay helped change Portman's mind. For President Obama, talking with gay White House staffers and learning that his daughters’ friends had same-sex parents proved...
To say that that the preponderance of letters we receive on assault weapons call for their ban wouldn't be an exaggeration. So when Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid announced Tuesday that the ban proposed by Sen. Dianne Feinstein wouldn't be brought to...
Tribune Washington BureauWASHINGTON — To advance a cause that has defined her political career, Sen. Dianne Feinstein brought the father of a child killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School to Capitol Hill, where he talked about the last time he saw his first-grader alive. She...
Re "Assault weapons ban advances," March 15 In supporting her bill to ban assault weapons, Sen. Dianne Feinstein recounts her experience as a San Francisco supervisor in 1978 with the senseless slayings of her colleagues Harvey Milk and Mayor George...
L.A. NOWThe effort to rename San Francisco International Airport after slain civil rights hero Harvey Milk got a little wind under its wings this week, when the city's legislative analyst reported that the cost would be just a fraction of earlier estimates. After...
WASHINGTON — A federal ban on assault weapons cleared a Democratic-run Senate committee Thursday in a party-line vote after its chief sponsor, Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) clashed with Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) over the 2nd Amendment. “I&...
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