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Bill Cosby Jokes About Being An ‘Evil Man,’ Attorney Says Stop ‘Media Vilification’
Despite nearly 20 women coming forward with sexual abuse allegations against Bill Cosby, NBC cancelling a much-hyped prime-time return to television for the funnyman, TV Land…
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Cleveland Police Officer Shoots 12-Year-Old Boy Holding BB Gun On Playground [VIDEO]
A Cleveland police officer shot a 12-year-old boy late Saturday afternoon after he pulled a toy gun from his waistband, reports Cleveland.com. SEE ALSO:  John Crawford:…
Activists Present ‘Rules Of Engagement’ So Ferguson Police Won’t Incite Violence After Grand Jury Decision
Renita Chaney Hill: Cosby Drugged, Sexually Assaulted Me For Years While He Paid My Tuition

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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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Kevin Hart Gets A Little NSFW In New ‘Wedding Ringer’ Trailer [VIDEO]
Anyone hoping that Kevin Hart‘s “The Wedding Ringer” was going to be wholesome, family comedy is going to be sorely disappointed after watching the new…
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Sanaa Lathan Conjures Up New Gig With ‘Now You See Me’ Sequel
Sanaa Lathan isn’t going to be easily tricked by a few skillful magicians in the sequel to “Now You See Me.” Morgan Freeman may have…
Behind The Scenes: Ledisi’s InterludesLIVE [VIDEO]
Ledisi Explains Why She Needs To Connect With The World Through Her Music

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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Black Hollywood Comes Out for Ebony Power 100 Gala [VIDEO]
The stars were out Wednesday night at the Avalon Hollywood for Ebony’s Power 100 Gala. The annual list and event honor Black achievement in various categories, like…
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White House: Immigration Steps Would Boost Wages
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama’s moves on immigration would expand the labor force and increase worker productivity, according to a White House report Friday…
House GOP Sues Administration Over Health Care Law
Ferguson Area Gun Store Sees 700 Percent Spike In Sales Ahead Of Jury Verdict

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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Officials Downplay Debates Over Ebola Aid Response
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. officials on Thursday acknowledged disagreements over coordinating the international response to the Ebola epidemic in Liberia, but they say most…
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How Stress Changes The Brain
We tend to think of stress as an immediate problem: The boss hovering over our desks; the mad dash to the subway at the end…
Amid Ebola cases, Mali braces borders and beyond
Military Scaling Back Treatment Units In Liberia

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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Check Out What The Ladies Of Total Look Like Now! [PHOTO]
It was a blast from the past when the members of Total circled up for a quick reunion this week. It’s been years since we…
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CHICK CHAT: I’m 31 & Finally Ready To Settle Down…At Some Point
  Contrary to my own timeline, now could be a much better time for me to meet Mr. Right than it would have been a…

VIEWS

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When Are People Going To Ask About Bringing Down Woody Allen?
Now that Bill Cosby’s career is just about in shambles, some members of the media are wondering how long it will take to target R.Kelly.…
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Literary Unicorn Toni Morrison Schools Stephen Colbert On Racism & The One “Fairly Substantial Mistake” She Made
During their super charming exchange together, Colbert (who seemed genuinely excited about the novelist's appearance), proposed questions about her legacy, books, and race, and Morrison shared afterthoughts and words of wit and wisdom.

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