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Op-Ed: 'Marvelous' Superfest event highlighted disability with 52 films Special

San Francisco - With over 52 films from all over the world, organizers of the annual Superfest disability-celebrating film festival considered the event this past November 2, "a marvelous day, highlighting the intersections of disability, art and film.

Op-Ed: Audio Describer donates her voice to help those with disabilities Special

San Francisco - With so much these days about access and having a voice to be heard, voice-over artist Michele Spitz is very outspoken when it has to do with access to the arts.

Justice Department expands Americans With Disabilities Act

Washington - The Justice Department announced today that Attorney General Eric Holder has signed a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) to amend the Title III regulation for the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

Overweight man sues White Castle over booth size

Nanuet - An overweight New York man has filed a lawsuit against the White Castle fast-food chain alleging they have violated his rights under the Americans with Disabilities Act by not accommodating people of his size by providing larger, more comfortable booths.

Starbucks sued for 'fear-driven' firing of barista with dwarfism

El Paso - The US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed a lawsuit Monday against Starbucks Coffee Company for refusing reasonable accommodation and firing a barista with dwarfism, conduct allegedly violating the Americans With Disabilities Act.

Americans with Disabilities Act still has a long way to go

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was passed in 1990 to provide equal rights and accessibility to American citizens with disabilities. But 19 years later, how much progress has been made?

Yemeni sheikhs in Sa'ada accused of threatening Jewish community

Conflicting reports about the threats against Jews in Sa'ada.

Magic Mirror Replaces Your Mug with an Ad

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President Bush originally signed the act to help Americans who had Disabilities get ahead in business.
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