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Transgender Man Can Sue Catholic Hospital Over Hysterectomy

A California transgender man can go ahead with a discrimination lawsuit against a Catholic hospital that canceled his hysterectomy, an appeals court ruled Tuesday. The decision by the 1st District Court of Appeal in San Francisco overturns a lower court …

Southern California Spill Spewing Gases of a Half-Million Cars

Call it the invisible spill. You can’t see it, but it’s there – a steady stream of natural gas seeping out of the pipe casing in a well in Southern California that may spew as much greenhouse gas into the …

Nevada Assembly Approves Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

Nevada lawmakers want to give medical marijuana users a legal way to obtain the drug 13 years after voters legalized medicinal pot in the state constitution. The Assembly voted 28-14 Monday to pass a bill establishing marijuana dispensaries. The measure …

Willis Marine Market Review Forecasts ‘Another Difficult Year’

After an inauspicious start, 2012 could well be “another difficult and uncertain year for the maritime industry faced with the aftermath of the Costa Concordia, further problems in the euro zone, pirate attacks and increased sanctions,” according to Willis Global …