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This Year’s Mayfly Hatch Was So Big It Showed Up On Radar And Caused A Car Wreck
If you’re an animal that enjoys eating mayflies, and you live in the Upper Mississippi River Valley, this is your time to chow down. If…
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US Weighs Refugee Status for Youth from Honduras
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is weighing giving refugee status to young people from Honduras as part of a plan to slow the influx…
Canadians Stand Up To Help Water-Shutoff Crisis In Detroit [VIDEO]
Obama Commemorates Moon Landing’s 45th Anniversary

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WORLD NEWS

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Very Bad Week: Airline Disasters Come in a Cluster
WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly 300 passengers perish when their plane is shot out of the sky. Airlines suspend flights to Israel’s largest airport after rocket…
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EU: Regulator: Morning-After Pill Ok for All Women
  LONDON (AP) — A commonly used morning-after pill is suitable for use by heavier women, the European Medicines Agency said Thursday after a review…
China Lifts Quarantine After Man Dies of Plague
Senator: No Arms to Iraq Unless Congress Gets Info

ENTERTAINMENT

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Is This What You Actually Thought These Song Lyrics Were?
We’ve all done it before. You’re in your car, blasting a song, belting out the lyrics — or, at least, what you thought were the…
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Jada Pinkett Smith: There’s An ‘Epidemic In Regards To The Treatment Of Women’
Jada Pinkett Smith recently spoke out on Facebook about Jada, a 16-year-old girlwhose horrifying alleged rape was mocked on social media. The 42-year-old actress, however,…
Lauryn Hill Tosses Fan Out Of Chicago House Of Blues Concert
Kiss, Usher, J.Lo to Perform at Fashion Rocks

POLITICS

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Ryan Proposes Streamlining Anti-Poverty Programs
WASHINGTON (AP) — Rep. Paul Ryan proposed a new plan Thursday to merge up to 11 anti-poverty programs into a single grant program for states…
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House Advances Lawsuit Bill
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans cleared the way Thursday for a House vote on legislation authorizing an election-year lawsuit that accuses President Barack Obama of…

BUSINESS

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Where Are The Black Internet Workers? Civil Rights Bigs Weigh In
Jobs in science, technology, engineering and mathematics are projected to grow by 17 percent by 2018, compared to 9.8 percent for jobs in other fields,…
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Radio One Founder Highlighted In Newseum Exhibit
The Newseum exhibition, “One Nation With News for All,” tells the story of how immigrants and minorities used the power of the press to fight…
Fifth Third Bank is Legacy Sponsor of 2014 National Urban League Conference
Kobina Wright Pays Homage to the Automotive Industry

SPORTS

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Playoffs goal in Chicago
  CHICAGO (AP) — It was far from a quiet offseason for the Chicago Bears, and now they really hope to make some noise.  …
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Michael Sam Had Second Guesses About Coming Out As Gay
Michael Sam reveals that he second-guessed his decision to come out as gay ahead of the NFL draft in a new interview with “Good Morning…
Jets Eliminating Paper Season Tickets
CEO: Clippers Coach to Quit if Sterling Stays

HEALTH

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When Being Obese Could Save Your Life
You’ve just had a heart attack, and you’re in the ambulance on the way to the hospital. If you’re overweight or moderately obese, you’re actually…
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EU: Regulator: Morning-After Pill Ok for All Women
  LONDON (AP) — A commonly used morning-after pill is suitable for use by heavier women, the European Medicines Agency said Thursday after a review…
China Lifts Quarantine After Man Dies of Plague
More US Girls Now Getting Cervical Cancer Vaccine

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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Inspirational Song Of The Day: Danetra Moore – Only God Can
​Danetra Moore is an exceptionally talented and dynamic vocalist, model and actress. She is a native of Stockton, California that now resides in Atlanta, Georgia.…
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Minute Meditation: A Prayer For Courage
The dictionary definition of Courage is the quality of mind or spirit that enables a person to face difficulty, danger, pain, etc., without fear; bravery.…

FOCUS

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Police Seize More than 3,600 Illegal Firearms in 2014
CHICAGO – Chicago Police Superintendent Garry F. McCarthy announced Chicago Police have seized more than 3,600 illegal firearms to date in 2014. Superintendent McCarthy was…
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Gift of Hope honors late Chicago teen’s parents, encourages families to discuss organ donation
CHICAGO – When it comes to organ donation, 33 percent of those on waiting lists are African American, but account for only 14 percent of…

CULTURE

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Phaedra Parks Takes Leave Of Absence From ‘Real Housewives Of Atlanta’?!
There’s chatter that Bravo has lost another peach because Phaedra Parks may be taking a little time away from “The Real Housewives of Atlanta.” Season…
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Don’t Let This Happen To You: Woman Leaves Sex Toy Inside Herself For 10 Years & Destroys Her Bladder
Scottish doctors made a surprising discovery when they found a sex toy that had been inside one of their patients for 10 years. An unidentified…

VIEWS

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Eric Garner Could Have Been Me
The recent death of Eric Garner, while in police custody, horrified and angered me. A video shows that police placed Garner in a choke hold,…
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I Was Confined to Solitary at Age 16 and It Still Haunts Me
February is cold in Northern Virginia. It’s even colder when you’re in a cell alone, without a mattress, a blanket, a pillow, or a sheet.…

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