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Atlanta Streetcar Crashes Twice in 1 Week
The Atlanta streetcar has not even begun operating yet, but it has already been involved in two crashes during the testing phase. Streetcar spokesperson Sharon Gavin said that a car…
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Grady Hospital Ends Contract with Blue Cross Blue Shield
Because of a long-standing contract dispute, Grady Memorial Hospital will no longer be in Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia’s network when the current contract ends…
Bill Cosby Jokes About Being An ‘Evil Man,’ Attorney Says Stop ‘Media Vilification’
Cleveland Police Officer Shoots 12-Year-Old Boy Holding BB Gun On Playground [VIDEO]

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WORLD NEWS

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Amid Ebola cases, Mali braces borders and beyond
KOUREMALE, Mali (AP) — On Mali’s dusty border with Ebola-stricken Guinea, travelers have a new stop: Inside a white tent, masked medical workers zap incomers…
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Military Scaling Back Treatment Units In Liberia
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Pentagon spokesman says the U.S. military is scaling back the size and number of Ebola treatment facilities it is building in…
Surgeon With Ebola Coming To US For Care
American & African Healthcare Workers Go On Strike Against Fighting Ebola

ENTERTAINMENT

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Rapper Cool C To Be Executed In 2015
Philly rapper Cool C has his execution date set. He has been on death row since 1996 for murdering a police officer. He and another…
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Eminem – ‘Guts Over Fear’ Feat. Sia [VIDEO]
Eminem dropped the visuals for his latest, “Guts Over Fear.” The video follows a boxer who gets into trouble with the law. Sia doesn’t appear…
Bill Cosby Speaks On Rape Allegations & Doesn’t Say Much
Kevin Hart Gets A Little NSFW In New ‘Wedding Ringer’ Trailer [VIDEO]

POLITICS

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Chicago’s New Treasurer Says He Has Big Plans for the City
CHICAGO–Chicago’s new City Treasurer, Kurt Summers has big plans to show the world that all of Chicago is worth investing in, not just downtown. He…
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Judge Rules Illinois Pension Overhaul Unconstitutional
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) – An Illinois judge has ruled that a law intended to fix the nation’s worst state employee pension crisis violates the state…

BUSINESS

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Grady Hospital Ends Contract with Blue Cross Blue Shield
Because of a long-standing contract dispute, Grady Memorial Hospital will no longer be in Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia’s network when the current contract ends…
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Best Black Friday Deals
  ($159 HP laptop at Walmart)   Alright now, all you Black Friday fanatics, let’s huddle up. If you are crazy enough to park yourself…
Black Hollywood Comes Out for Ebony Power 100 Gala [VIDEO]
White House: Immigration Steps Would Boost Wages

SPORTS

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NBA’s First Openly Gay Player Jason Collins Retires
*Jason Collins, the first openly gay man to play in the NBA, announced Wednesday that he is retiring from the league. According to Yahoo Sports, the 35-year-old athlete made the announcement in a first-person story for Sports Illustrated. It’s the same forum he used in April 2013, to publicly reveal his sexuality and become the […]
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LHHH’s Moniece Accused Of Stealing $109K From NBA Baller Ex-Boyfriend
It’s always something with these “Love and Hip Hop Hollywood” cast members. In latest news, Moniece Slaughter, Lil Fizz’s baby’s mother, is said to have…
ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith Threatens 76ers Point Guard in Rant on Radio
Atlanta-area Agency Investigating Dwight Howard for Child Abuse

HEALTH

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Liberia Free Of Ebola By Christmas, Says President
MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Liberia’s president on Monday urged her countrymen to double their efforts to reach the government’s goal of having zero new Ebola…
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US Looking Past Ebola To Prepare For Next Outbreak
WASHINGTON (AP) — The next Ebola or the next SARS. Maybe even the next HIV. Even before the Ebola epidemic in West Africa is brought…
Officials Downplay Debates Over Ebola Aid Response
How Stress Changes The Brain

EDITORS PICKS

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Bill Cosby’s ‘Media Crucifixion’
  There are a few things I dislike with great passion, one is oppression, censorship is another and self righteous judgment ranks highly and of…

FEATURES

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Chicago calls for artist submissions for program
CHICAGO (AP) – Musicians, painters, magicians and other local artists are being asked to submit proposals for a Chicago summer initiative held in the city’s…

FAITH

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Best Catalogs For Holiday Shopping & Beyond
Catalogs are the best way to get a discount on gifts that you always wanted to give.  Here ares some of the best quality catalogs…
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‘Not Everything Needs Go Be Viral’ [OP-ED]
Editor’s Note: Yesterday we posted the following storyGay Man “Delivered” From Homosexuality Delivered Laughs… But Not So Fast [OP-ED] and received dozens of notes and facebook posts.…

FOCUS

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Obama To Make Immigration Announcement Thursday
President Barack Obama will announce executive orders on immigration Thursday during an address to the nation, the White House confirmed in a Facebook video. “Everybody agrees that…
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Bill Cosby’s New NBC Show Is No Longer In Development
NBC has confirmed to HuffPost Entertainment that a planned sitcom project with Bill Cosby is no longer in development. The network had no further comment…

CULTURE

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#TeamBeautiful Talk: Honestly, We’re Having A Really Hard Time Talking About Bill Cosby
Three weeks into this Bill Cosby rape scandal and we decided it was time for #TeamBeautiful to have a sit down. Sure we’ve been reporting…
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The Chicago Defender’s Executive Editor Talks about Bill Cosby’s Media Crucifixion on CNN
The Chicago Defender’s Executive Editor Kai El Zabar sat down with Michael A. Smerconish on CNN to discuss the media’s portrayal of Bill Cosby since…

VIEWS

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Rudy Giuliani Says White Cops Are Needed To Stop Black People From Shooting Each Other
WASHINGTON — Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani (R) on Sunday criticized what he described as lopsided coverage of the situation in Ferguson, Missouri,…
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Faizon Love Stands By Bill Cosby, Blasts Critics and Hannibal Buress on Twitter
 *You can count Faizon Love among those standing in support of Bill Cosby. According to reports, the “Friday” star has been on a Twitter rampage over the past few days with a series of tweets slamming anyone who’s come out against Cosby as well as the women who accuse him of sexual assault and fellow […]

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