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CIA Spied on Senate, Internal Review Finds
WASHINGTON (AP) — The CIA’s insistence that it did not spy on its Senate overseers collapsed Thursday with the release of a stark report by…
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Ray Rice Publicly Apologizes To His Wife For Domestic Violence Incident [VIDEO]
As conversation swirls around ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith‘s controversial domestic violence comments, the man at the center of them, Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice, owned…
NYC Cop Who Killed Eric Garner With Chokehold Once Slapped Black Men’s Genitals
Republicans Fault Democrats For Engaging In Impeachment Talks They Started

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US Warns Against Traveling to Ebola Hit Countries
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. health officials on Thursday warned Americans not to travel to the three West African countries hit by an outbreak of…
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Top doctor dies from Ebola after treating dozens
  FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — A leading doctor who risked his own life to treat dozens of Ebola patients died Tuesday from the disease,…
West African Airline Suspends Flights Amid Ebola
US: Russia Violated 1987 Nuclear Missile Treaty

ENTERTAINMENT

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Grammy Winner Ne-Yo: Ex Manager Owes Me $8M
NEW YORK (AP) — Grammy winner Ne-Yo wants $8 million from his ex-manager. The Daily News reports  that the R&B singer-songwriter has sued one-time manager…
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Russell Simmons, LL Cool J Visit Youth at NYC Jail
NEW YORK (AP) — A group of young people at a jail complex got some words of encouragement on Thursday from hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons…
‘That’s Not Me': Ray Rice Apologizes For Domestic Incident, But Will The Public Ever Believe He’s Sorry?
5 Ways James Brown Made An Impact On American Culture

POLITICS

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Obama Administration Joins Suits Against GOP-Backed Voting Restrictions In Wisconsin, Ohio
The Obama administration on Wednesday sought to join two ongoing lawsuits against voting laws in Wisconsin and Ohio. In the filings, the Justice Department argued…
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House GOP Scrambles For Votes On Border Bill
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans, scrambling to win conservative support for a bill addressing the immigration crisis on the border, have scheduled a companion vote…

BUSINESS

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NAACP Teams Up with Dunkin’ Brands To Grow Black Franchises
The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People announced last week that the civil rights group will partner with Dunkin’ Brands Group, Inc., the…
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People of Color, Women Often Punished For Promoting Others Like Them
Researchers are now discovering how people of color and women are often penalized at work for promoting others like themselves. In a time where many companies…
Living Legends Foundation Honors Radio One Founder
Red Lobster Goes Vertical on Plate to Push Quality

SPORTS

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Jeter Gets Presidential Farewell In Texas
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Derek Jeter got a surprise presidential farewell before playing his final game in Texas, when former President George W. Bush took…
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Stern Sees Sterling Saga Ending Well, Lauds Silver
NEW YORK (AP) — Former Commissioner David Stern praised the NBA’s handling of the Donald Sterling controversy and predicts it will “end well” for the…
Pittsburgh Steelers Player Sued for Giving Woman Herpes
Evelyn Lozada Blasted by Ex-boyfriend Antoine Walker as a Gold Digger

HEALTH

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Medicare Drug Premiums to Rise for 2nd Year
WASHINGTON (AP) — Medicare says premiums for prescription drug plans will rise in 2015 for the second year in a row. Officials said Thursday that…
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5 Must-Have Products For Your Summer Makeup Bag
Summertime is a great time to accentuate your natural beauty. But which products should you be using? Bronzer Summer beauty is all about obtaining a…
NCAA Settles Head-Injury Suit, Will Change Rules
7 Summertime Foods That Burn Belly Fat

EDITORS PICKS

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NAACP Recognizes Quincy Jones’ Humanitarian Work With Medal
Quincy Jones is set to receive the 99th NAACP Spingarn Medal July 23 at the 105th NAACP National Convention. This medal is considered the highest…

FEATURES

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Antoine Walker Hosts Screening in Chicago for His Documentary ‘Gone in an Instant’
  In Antoine Walker’s new documentary, “Gone in an Instant,” he uses a personal life lesson to hopefully prevent other young NBA players from making…

FAITH

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The Praise Diaries: Fred Hammond And Donnie McClurkin Get Ready To Praise Him! [VIDEO]
The Festival of Praise 2014 Tour featuring multiple GRAMMY®, Stellar and Dove Award-winning recording artists Fred Hammond and Donnie McClurkin is hitting the road! The…
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The Real Meaning Of The 23rd Psalm
Psalm 23 portrays God as a shepherd, feeding (verse 1) and leading (verse 3) his flock. The “rod and staff” (verse 4) are also the…

FOCUS

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India Arie Remembers Maya Angelou and Talks About the Pitfalls of Stardom
It’s been two months since Dr. Maya Angelou transitioned into immortality. Of course, that’s a poetic way of saying she died. During the scramble to…
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Mayor speaks out on Chicago red-light cameras
CHICAGO (AP) – Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is acknowledging that the city needs to take steps to restore public trust in the red-light camera program…

CULTURE

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ATLAH Missionary Church, Anti-Gay Harlem Church, Posts ANOTHER Homophobic Sign
The notoriously anti-gay ATLAH Missionary Church in Harlem, NY, has posted another virulently homophobic sign, this time informing churches and their members who support “homos”…
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Why Is The NAACP Siding With Verizon Over Net Neutrality?
The NAACP and several other major civil rights groups have emerged as flashpoints in the debate over net neutrality, the idea that all Internet traffic…

VIEWS

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I Got Through Airport Security With Someone Else’s Plane Ticket
I honestly didn’t plan to put the airport security system to the test. I was just really tired and didn’t notice that the name on…
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Walgreens May Face Consumer, Political Backlash if It Elects to Become a ‘Corporate Deserter’
Within the next several weeks Illinois-based Walgreens drug store chain is set to decide if it will become what President Obama referred to last week…

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