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Baltimore: Protesters and police ensure peace

<b>Baltimore (CNN) —</b> The streets of Baltimore are calm once again. For the second night in a row, protesters peacefully dispersed Wednesday night after a 10 p.m. curfew meant to prevent riots that tore up the city two days earlier.<p>Many wore T-shirts that said "Black Lives Matter," demanding …

Justice

'Rough Rides' and the Challenges of Improving Police Culture

Freddie Gray isn't the first person to be gravely injured while riding in a police van.<p><i>Updated on April 27, 2015, at 5 p.m.</i><p>A rough ride. Bringing them up front. A screen test. A cowboy ride. A nickel ride.<p>Police say that intentionally banging a suspect around in the back of a van isn't common …

Baltimore Cleans Up After a Night of Violence

Baltimore gangs call for peace after riots

Two major street gangs have apparently joined forces with the Nation of Islam to take part in peaceful demonstrations and even try to discourage violence, a stark contrast to officials' grim announcement that the gangs had teamed up to "take out" police officers.<p>The below picture shows Bloods (in …

Obama on Baltimore: Violent Rioters ‘Need to Be Treated as Criminals’

Pres­id­ent Obama on Tues­day af­ter­noon con­demned the vi­ol­ence and loot­ing in Bal­timore after the fu­ner­al of a 25-year-old black man, who …

Justice

The Ellen Pao Trial: A Postmortem

On Friday, jurors concluded that Ellen Pao, a former junior partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, was neither discriminated nor retaliated …

Here's how Ellen Pao reacted to her loss

After losing her discrimination lawsuit against VC firm Kleiner Perkins, Ellen Pao first gave a prepared statement to the press, then took to Twitter to thank supporters and express hope that her suit wasn't all in vain.<p>Here's what she said:<p>There was no number 8 .<p>Pao has this quote from Martin …

5 things we learned about Silicon Valley culture from the Ellen Pao trial

After three years, Ellen Pao's long, difficult legal battle with Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers is finally at an end.<p>And although Pao didn't get …

Silicon Valley

Twitter is latest tech firm sued for sex discrimination

The battle for gender equality in Silicon Valley may just be getting started.<p>Twitter is the latest company to get hit with a gender discrimination suit. Tina Huang, a former software engineer at the tech firm, filed a proposed class action lawsuit against the company for not promoting female …

Jury in Silicon Valley discrimination trial starts deliberations

SAN FRANCISCO, March 25 (Reuters) - Jurors began deliberating on Wednesday on a high profile lawsuit brought by a former Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers partner who alleges she suffered gender discrimination and retaliation at the storied venture firm.<p>The jury of six men and six women started …

How women in tech see Ellen Pao’s gender discrimination case

<b>JUDY WOODRUFF:</b><p>Now to a verdict in a sex discrimination case in Silicon Valley that’s been widely watched. A jury of six men and six women found …

Ellen Pao loses high-profile gender discrimination suit against Kleiner Perkins

SAN FRANCISCO — In a decision that sent shockwaves through Silicon Valley, a jury found that Kleiner Perkins did not engage in gender discrimination …

Ellen Pao Loses on Every Count in Blockbuster Gender Discrimination Suit

Ellen Pao, the former Kleiner Perkins Caulfield & Byers junior partner who sued the high-powered Silicon Valley venture capital firmfor gender …

Ellen Pao fails to prove gender discrimination in suit against Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers.

The jury returned on Friday with what appeared to be a verdict in the high-profile lawsuit filed by Ellen Pao against Kleiner, Perkins, Caufield, and …

Gender Discrimination

Ellen Pao Lost Her Gender Discrimination Suit. Here’s Why Silicon Valley Might Actually Get Better.

Reddit CEO Ellen Pao lost a landmark gender discrimination case against her former employer, a prominent Silicon Valley venture capitalist firm. A …

What a Jury Can and Can't Prove About Sexism In Silicon Valley

Ellen Pao's claim against top venture-capital firm Kleiner Perkins seems to have come up short, but it's brought heightened attention to gender discrimination in tech.<p>A jury in San Francisco ruled Friday afternoon that Silicon Valley venture-capital firm Kleiner Perkins didn't discriminate against …

Ellen Pao loses Kleiner case, but says if she helped women and minorities in VC, then ‘battle was worth it’

A defiant Ellen Pao said this afternoon that although she had lost her gender discrimination case against her former firm, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, the “battle was worth it” if she helped women and minorities.<p>The technology world was riveted by the developments in the five-week-long case …