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Senate bill would end NSA phone records collection
  WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Patrick Leahy on Tuesday introduced a bill to end the National Security Agency’s bulk collection of phone records, a proposal…
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Senate confirms McDonald as VA secretary
  WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate on Tuesday unanimously confirmed former Procter & Gamble CEO Robert McDonald as the new Veterans Affairs secretary, with a…
FedEx Pleads ‘Not Guilty’ To Drug Trafficking Charges
ESPN Suspends Stephen A. Smith For Domestic Violence Comments [VIDEO]

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WORLD NEWS

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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,…
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West African Airline Suspends Flights Amid Ebola
MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Police officers deployed to Liberia’s international airport to ensure passengers are screened for Ebola symptoms as a major regional airline announced…
US: Russia Violated 1987 Nuclear Missile Treaty
Aid Group: 2 Americans have Ebola in Liberia

ENTERTAINMENT

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Turns Out Booking R. Kelly To Play Your Music Festival Is Bad For Business
Late Monday, the festival announced they had “decided to part ways” with Kelly and canceled his concert. In a statement shared with HuffPost by the…
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Kim Kardashian’s Marriage to Kanye Over After 58 Days?
Just when you thought it was safe to believe in a Kim Kardashian marriage, it implodes before it can really get get off the ground.…
Boys & Girls Clubs Launches Campaign For After School Programs
Teacher Who Survived Sandy Hook Has Book Deal

POLITICS

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Obama: Female Oppression Crippling Parts Of Africa
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama spoke out Monday against gender oppression in Africa that he said is “crippling” parts of the continent, urging young…
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Clinton: US Needs Orderly Process For Border Kids
  WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton says she opposes changing a 2008 immigration law under consideration by Congress. The potential 2016 Democratic presidential candidate…

BUSINESS

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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…
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Living Legends Foundation Honors Radio One Founder
As part of its 18th Annual awards celebration, the Living Legends Foundation is honoring Cathy Hughes, founder and Chairperson of Radio One, Inc./TV One LLC with the…
Red Lobster Goes Vertical on Plate to Push Quality
Dollar Tree Buying Family Dollar For $8.5 Billion

SPORTS

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Sam factor prepares Rams for sensitivity session
  ST. LOUIS (AP) — To guard against another Miami Dolphins bullying scandal, NFL teams are holding sensitivity sessions during training camp.   Such guidance…
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NCAA Settles Head-Injury Suit, Will Change Rules
  CHICAGO (AP) — The NCAA agreed Tuesday to settle a class-action head-injury lawsuit by creating a $70 million fund to diagnose thousands of current…
ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith Suspended for Saying Women Provoke Domestic Violence
NBA, Clippers Eager for Sterling Out, Ballmer In

HEALTH

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The Disturbing Link Between Sleep Deprivation And False Memories
Sleep deprivation is a serious safety issue and has been implicated in everything from oil spills to plane crashes to nuclear power plant explosions. It…
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$1,000 Sovaldi Now Hepatitis Treatment of Choice
WASHINGTON (AP) — The price may be high but so is demand. A new $1,000-per-pill drug has become the treatment of choice for Americans with…
The Body Fat Doctors Want You To Have
Walmart’s Ice Cream Sandwiches Don’t Melt In The Sun

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 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…
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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.…

FOCUS

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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…
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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…

CULTURE

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Benched: ESPN Suspends Stephen A. Smith Over Domestic Violence Comments
ESPN has told “First Take” host Stephen A. Smith to have a seat, and they’ve placed him on suspension. Less than a week after Stephen…
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Logging Off: OkCupid Makes Bad Matches As Part Of Experiment
OkCupid revealed that it conducted an experiment on unsuspecting daters, and the company is making no apologies about it. Been having trouble finding the right…

VIEWS

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Stephen A. Smith Blames Those Accusing Him Of Victim-Blaming With Misconstruing What He Said
While many were expressing outrage at his comments about domestic violence, Stephen A. Smith let his followers on Twitter know that he was also ANNOYED.…
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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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