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  • Obama won't use term 'genocide' at 100th anniversary commemoration of Armenian massacres

    Obama won't use term 'genocide' at 100th anniversary commemoration of Armenian massacres
    White House officials have decided that President Obama will not use the word “genocide” to describe the killings of more than 1 million Armenians at the hands of Ottoman Turks when he commemorates the deaths  Friday, the 100th anniversary of the massacres.
  • In Theory: Should conversion therapy be banned?

    In Theory: Should conversion therapy be banned?
    The Obama administration on Wednesday spoke out against the use of "conversion therapy" on minors, the Los Angeles Times reports. The practice involves a mental health professional trying to change a person's sexuality or gender identity. "The...

    Armenian Genocide remarks by Pope Francis bring about swift, strong local reaction

    It wasn’t so much what he said as how he said it. When Pope Francis used the term “genocide” on Sunday to describe the massacre of Armenians by Ottoman Turks 100 years ago, he was not breaking new ground. Pope John Paul II had...

    Standoff over Dodgers TV channel continues

    Standoff over Dodgers TV channel continues
    When the Los Angeles Dodgers take the field Monday, it will mark the start of another shutout television season for long-suffering fans. Time Warner Cable remains the only major pay-TV company in Southern California carrying SportsNet LA, the cable...

    Rep. Schiff, System of a Down share goal of Armenian Genocide recognition

    Rep. Schiff, System of a Down share goal of Armenian Genocide recognition
    While the alternative rock band System of a Down plans to use the concert stage this month as a platform to push for formal recognition of the Armenian Genocide by the United States and Turkey, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank), is using his influence as a...