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Supreme Court Case to Shape Ferguson Investigation
WASHINGTON (AP) — It started with a bottle of orange juice 30 years ago. The national legal standards that govern when police officers are justified…
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Study: Wealth Gap Widened in the Last Decade
NEW YORK (AP) — A report from the Census Bureau is the latest evidence that the rich are getting richer while the poor get poorer.…
Deals Only a Click Away for Back-to-School Season
Kajieme Powell: St. Louis Police Release Video Of Shooting Death [VIDEO]

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Liberia president declares Ebola curfew
  MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Liberia’s president declared a curfew and ordered security forces to quarantine a slum home to at least 50,000 people late…
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100,000 elephants killed in Africa, study finds
  NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Poachers killed an estimated 100,000 elephants across Africa between 2010 and 2012, a huge spike in the continent’s death rate…
Ebola puts focus on drugs made in tobacco plants
Ebola Health Workers Battle Death, Heat, Rumors

ENTERTAINMENT

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Accuser of ‘X-Men’ Director Seeks Case Dismissal
HONOLULU (AP) — A former child model accusing “X-Men” director Bryan Singer of sex abuse in Hawaii said he wants to dismiss the lawsuit –…
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‘Motown the Musical’ to Take a Break from Broadway
NEW YORK (AP) — “Motown the Musical” is taking a break from Broadway. Producers said Friday the $18 million show will play its final performance…
Now Fired Black Editor at People Suing Publication for Discrimination
What To Tell Your Kids About Interacting With Police

POLITICS

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Ryan says He’d Love to See Romney Run Again
CHICAGO (AP) – Congressman Paul Ryan is weighing a presidential bid but says he would love to see Mitt Romney run again. The former Massachusetts…
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US diplomats barred from ice bucket challenge
WASHINGTON (AP) — The charity stunt has lured athletes, celebrities, politicians and rock stars and gone viral on the Internet, but don’t look for U.S.…

BUSINESS

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Family Dollar Rejects Dollar General Offer
Family Dollar has rejected a takeover bid from dollar-store competitor Dollar General, saying it would be too hard for the deal to pass antitrust regulators.…
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Bank of America Settlement Likely to Benefit Few
WASHINGTON (AP) — Bank of America’s record $16.65 billion settlement for its role in selling shoddy mortgage bonds – $7 billion of it geared for…
Talib Kweli Takes Don Lemon, CNN To Task For Ferguson Coverage
[WATCH] Black FOX Anchor Pushed To the Edge By Geraldo’s Ferguson Comments

SPORTS

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The Chicago Cubs presents HBCU Day in association with 17th annual Chicago Football Classic
In association with the 17th Chicago Football Classic The Chicago Cubs present HBCU Day @ Wrigley Field Sunday, September 21, 1:20 p.m. Come represent your…
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Ohio State: Injured QB Miller done for the season
  COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State says quarterback Braxton Miller will miss the 2014 season after reinjuring his throwing shoulder.   Miller, a two-time…
Law aims to prevent student athlete concussions
NCAA’s strongest argument might be cap limit

HEALTH

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US won’t reveal records on health website security
  WASHINGTON (AP) — After promising not to withhold government information over “speculative or abstract fears,” the Obama administration has concluded it will not publicly…
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Disabilities in kids rise; not physical problems
  CHICAGO (AP) — Disabilities among U.S. children have increased slightly, with a bigger rise in mental and developmental problems in those from wealthier families,…
Ebola Health Workers Battle Death, Heat, Rumors
Liberia Gets Ebola Drug; Ponders Who Should Get It

EDITORS PICKS

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Mo’ne Davis Makes History As First Little Leaguer To Land National Sports Illustrated Cover
Mo’ne Davis, 13, who plays for Philadelphia’s Taney Dragons youth baseball team, has become the first Little Leaguer to land the national cover of Sports Illustrated,…

FEATURES

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Jackie Robinson West Viewing Party [Photos]
More than 500 Chicagoans rooted for the Jackie Robinson West All-Stars team at a viewing party Thursday at the Jackie Robinson Field. They watched as…

FAITH

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Praise Diaries Entry #5: Donnie McClurkin Rejoices ‘We’re Just Going To Have A Wonderful Time.
Donnie McClurkin is ready for the road!  He and Fred have been very reflective of their time. They have seen some interesting times in gospel music.…
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Rance Allen Group Unleashes Crisp, New Sound
Yes. You’ve heard the buzz that the legendary Rance Allen Group has been in the studio and the group’s debut single “A Lil’ Louder (Clap…

FOCUS

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Race and Beyond: Will The Troubles in Ferguson Point Toward a New Way Forward?
Perhaps I’m getting ahead of myself by writing a presumptuous summation of the turmoil roiling the streets of suburban St. Louis. After all, it’s been…
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Knowing Your Government: What Is Freedom Of The Press
Transparency is key to the American way of life. Today, here at home and around the world … the struggle is intense to control information…

CULTURE

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Nick Cannon Confirms Separation From Mariah Carey
Sometimes the couple you least expect to be together stay together forever. This isn’t the case for Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon.      The…
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Public meeting Aug.21 to discuss Chicago’s A. Philip Randolph Pullman Porter Museum, proposed national park legislation
Springfield, MA – The A. Philip Randolph Institute (“APRI”) Mass Chapter announced that it will join the AFL-CIO in lending its full support to an…

VIEWS

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What White People Can Do About the Killing of Black Men in America
‘Can we switch for just one day?’ my friend Sean jokingly asked me as we were working out at the gym. ‘No, way’ I said…
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Can We Keep The Peace In The Wake Of The Mike Brown Shooting?
The family of Mike Brown has called for peace in Ferguson, but will the outraged community be able to hold on long enough without being…

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