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Attorney General Eric Holder 'Exasperated' By Leaks In Michael Brown Case

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder said on Friday that he expects the Justice Department's investigation into the shooting death of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown by a white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, to be complete by the time he leaves office.

Holder, who

My Brother's Keeper

Working with the My Brother's Keeper program gives me an opportunity to look back through my life and realize how blessed I am to have had mentors and coaches who have helped me become the man I am today. My wife, Jada, and I are also using the advice, shared experiences a

Justice Department Condemns Leaks In Michael Brown Case As Attempt To 'Influence Public'

The Justice Department condemned a series of leaks from the investigation into the shooting of Michael Brown by a police officer in Ferguson, Mo., The Los Angeles Times reported. The death of the unarmed black teenager on Aug. 9 sparked weeks of protes

Democrats Reverse, Pour Money Back Into Kentucky Senate Race

Emboldened by new polling showing a tight race for Senate in Kentucky, Democrats are recommitting funds to boost Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes, who is mounting a long-shot bid to unseat Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R).

The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Comm

Ben Bradlee Dead: Legendary Washington Post Editor Led Watergate Coverage

In a charmed life of newspapering, Ben Bradlee seemed always to be in just the right place.

The raspy-voiced, hard-charging editor who invigorated The Washington Post got an early break as a journalist thanks to his friendship with one president, John F. Kennedy, and beca

Urgency of Now: Why We Must Vote

Over the weekend I read a piece in The New York Times titled "Black Vote Seen as Last Hope for Democrats to Hold Senate." In short, the black vote can swing elections in key states and ultimately decide which direction the nation will go. As I've toured six states in the l

World Health Organization: Nigeria Is Now Ebola-Free

Ebola is no longer a threat in Nigeria, the World Health Organization announced Monday, with more than a month having passed without a new case, Reuters reports

“Nigeria is now free of Ebola,” World Health Organization representative Rui Gama Vaz told a news c

Attorney General Eric Holder 'Exasperated' By Leaks In Michael Brown Case

Attorney General Eric Holder 'Exasperated' By Leaks In Michael Brown Case

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder said on Friday that he expects the Justice Department's investigation into the shooting death of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown by a white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, to be complete by the time he leaves office.Holder, who was speaking at a news event in Los Angeles, last month announced his resignation but said he would not leave until his replacement was chosen and confirmed by the Senate. The Obama...

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My Brother's Keeper

My Brother's Keeper

Working with the My Brother's Keeper program gives me an opportunity to look back through my life and realize how blessed I am to have had mentors and coaches who have helped me become the man I am today. My wife, Jada, and I are also using the advice, shared experiences and love that our parents and extended family have shown us to be the best parents we can. My parents taught my brother and me...

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Justice Department Condemns Leaks In Michael Brown Case As Attempt To 'Influence Public'

Justice Department Condemns Leaks In Michael Brown Case As Attempt To 'Influence Public'

The Justice Department condemned a series of leaks from the investigation into the shooting of Michael Brown by a police officer in Ferguson, Mo., The Los Angeles Times reported. The death of the unarmed black teenager on Aug. 9 sparked weeks of protests and a national debate over police tactics. The leaks from the official inquiry into the shooting appear to support the account of the incident given by Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson, that he...

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Democrats Reverse, Pour Money Back Into Kentucky Senate Race

Democrats Reverse, Pour Money Back Into Kentucky Senate Race

Emboldened by new polling showing a tight race for Senate in Kentucky, Democrats are recommitting funds to boost Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes, who is mounting a long-shot bid to unseat Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R). The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee will go back on the air in the Bluegrass State with $650,000 in television ad money, a DSCC official confirmed to The Huffington Post on Wednesday. The party organization, which works to elect Democrats to...

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Ben Bradlee Dead: Legendary Washington Post Editor Led Watergate Coverage

Ben Bradlee Dead: Legendary Washington Post Editor Led Watergate Coverage

In a charmed life of newspapering, Ben Bradlee seemed always to be in just the right place. The raspy-voiced, hard-charging editor who invigorated The Washington Post got an early break as a journalist thanks to his friendship with one president, John F. Kennedy, and became famous for his role in toppling another, Richard Nixon, in the Watergate scandal. Bradlee died at home Tuesday of natural causes, the Post reported. He was 93. Ever the newsman and ever one...

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Urgency of Now: Why We Must Vote

Urgency of Now: Why We Must Vote

Over the weekend I read a piece in The New York Times titled "Black Vote Seen as Last Hope for Democrats to Hold Senate." In short, the black vote can swing elections in key states and ultimately decide which direction the nation will go. As I've toured six states in the last three weeks, I've witnessed a perceptible lack of enthusiasm among black voters, largely because there's a disconnect between voting and what we are...

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World Health Organization: Nigeria Is Now Ebola-Free

World Health Organization: Nigeria Is Now Ebola-Free

Ebola is no longer a threat in Nigeria, the World Health Organization announced Monday, with more than a month having passed without a new case, Reuters reports.  “Nigeria is now free of Ebola,” World Health Organization representative Rui Gama Vaz told a news conference in the capital, Abuja, Reuters reported. “This is a spectacular success story. ... It shows that Ebola can be contained, but we must be clear that we have only won a battle. The...

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Two deputies killed, two others hurt in …

24-10-2014

Two deputies killed, two others hurt in California shooting spree

SACRAMENTO Calif. (Reuters) - Two California sheriff's deputies were killed and two others were wounded in a shooting spree that started in a motel parking... Read more

Two killed, four wounded in Washington s…

24-10-2014

Two killed, four wounded in Washington state school shooting

By Eric M. Johnson and Victoria Cavaliere MARYSVILLE Wash. (Reuters) - A student shot dead a female classmate and wounded four others when he opened... Read more

Two U.S. states to quarantine health wor…

24-10-2014

Two U.S. states to quarantine health workers returning from Ebola zones

By Ellen Wulfhorst and David Morgan NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - New York and New Jersey will automatically quarantine medical workers returning from Ebola-hit West African... Read more

Remains belong to missing Virginia stude…

24-10-2014

Remains belong to missing Virginia student

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Remains found nearly a week ago in a rural area of Virginia are those of a university student who disappeared last... Read more

Wash. state shooting suspect identified

24-10-2014

Wash. state shooting suspect identified

Social media posts penned by the shooter portray a head-over-heels teenager.... Read more

Other News

Bill Maher: Michael Brown ‘Wasn’t A Gent…

25-10-2014

Bill Maher: Michael Brown ‘Wasn’t A Gentle Giant…He Was Acting Like A Thug’ [VIDEO]

While making the point that individuals weigh in on situations with emotion while disregarding facts, HBO’s Real Time host Bill Maher said slain Ferguson, Missouri teen... Read more

#RedefiningHERstory: Domestic Violence A…

25-10-2014

#RedefiningHERstory: Domestic Violence Activist Sil Lai Abrams Kicks Off National College Tour

Just in time for Domestic Violence Awareness Month , Sil Lai Abrams   (pictured above), renowned domestic violence activist and founder and CEO of Truth... Read more

‘Divided Time’ Film Examines Balance Of …

24-10-2014

‘Divided Time’ Film Examines Balance Of Hip-Hop Black Fatherhood

The hip-hop industry as it exists today is more vibrant and influential than ever, and as the genre continues to inspire young men and women, there are... Read more

NewsOne Minute: UNC Fake Class Scandal I…

24-10-2014

NewsOne Minute: UNC Fake Class Scandal Involved Thousands, Says Report

Tip-off at the Duke / UNC basketball game at the Dean E. Smith Center in Chapel Hill, North Carolina February 7, 2006. (Wikimedia Commons)... Read more

BREAKING: New York Officials: Doctor Has…

23-10-2014

BREAKING: New York Officials: Doctor Has Ebola, 1st In City

A Doctors Without Borders physician who recently returned to the city after treating Ebola patients in West Africa has tested positive for the virus, according... Read more

Alleged Serial Killer Hit With 2nd Murde…

23-10-2014

Alleged Serial Killer Hit With 2nd Murder Charge

Alleged Indiana serial killer... Read more

Entertainment

‘I’m Not Samuel L. Jackson’…

25-10-2014

‘I’m Not Samuel L. Jackson’…

…said Laurence Fishburne, always!...

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This Day in Black History: Oct. 25, 1997

24-10-2014

This Day in Black History: Oct. 25, 1997

Philadelphia hosted the Million Woman March....

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Bernard Hopkins Expects a Stronger Meek …

24-10-2014

Bernard Hopkins Expects a Stronger Meek Mill Out of Prison

Boxing champ offers words of encouragement to MMG rapper....

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Bernard Hopkins: I'm Competing Against M…

24-10-2014

Bernard Hopkins: I'm Competing Against Myself

Legendary boxer defies Father Time once again....

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Keanu Reeves Details New Character ‘John…

24-10-2014

Keanu Reeves Details New Character ‘John Wick’

“You can tell everybody [he’s] the man.”...

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106 Inverse: Problem Raps His Truth

24-10-2014

106 Inverse: Problem Raps His Truth

Hip hop is his life....

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Sports News

Mariota throws 5 TD pass, No. 6 Oregon b…

25-10-2014

Mariota throws 5 TD pass, No. 6 Oregon beats Cal (Yahoo Sports)

Marcus Mariota made a rare mistake and threw an interception - his first since the Oregon State game last season - on a pass that... Read more

UNC's Williams: 'Very sad time' after fr…

25-10-2014

UNC's Williams: 'Very sad time' after fraud report (Yahoo Sports)

North Carolina basketball coach Roy Williams said Friday night it's a ''very sad time'' at the school after an investigation found widespread academic fraud and... Read more

Royals edge Giants 3-2 for 2-1 World Ser…

24-10-2014

Royals edge Giants 3-2 for 2-1 World Series lead (Yahoo Sports)

Jeremy Guthrie outpitched fellow Series newcomer Tim Hudson, four Royals relievers combined on four hitless innings and Kansas City beat the San Francisco Giants 3-2... Read more

Lloyd leads US women past Mexico 3-0 (Ya…

24-10-2014

Lloyd leads US women past Mexico 3-0 (Yahoo Sports)

Carli Lloyd scored a pair of goals in a 3-0 semifinal victory over Mexico on Friday night, securing the United States a trip to next... Read more

Business News

Israeli Forces Kill U.S. Youth in West B…

25-10-2014

An American minor was killed by Israeli forces during West Bank clashes on Friday, U.S. officials confirmed.... Read more

Credit or Debit? Hacks Make Shoppers Ret…

25-10-2014

Scared holiday shoppers aren't swiping smart.... Read more

'He Seemed Like A Normal Kid': Rage Behi…

25-10-2014

Jaylen Ray Fryberg was happy and gregarious on the outside. But the gunman in the deadly Washington high school shootings was full of turmoil.... Read more

U.S. Marine From California Dies in Iraq

25-10-2014

A U.S. Marine from Riverside, California, died in Iraq Thursday from a non-combat related incident, the Department of Defense announced.... Read more

Marysville Holds Vigil After School Shoo…

24-10-2014

Mourners gathered at a vigil after Friday's deadly school shootings in Marysville, Washington.... Read more

Political News

What happened to that GOP lawsuit?

24-10-2014

Lawyers close to the process say they don't expect any action until after the election.... Read more

Ruemmler drops out of attorney general r…

24-10-2014

There were concerns about GOP lawmakers using her confirmation to get White House information.... Read more

Clinton: 'I love … Elizabeth'

24-10-2014

She repeatedly praises the anti-big banks senator for going after "those who deserve" it.... Read more

Obama moves key Senate races toward GOP

24-10-2014

Democrats worry about the president's effect in Kansas, South Dakota and beyond.... Read more

Obama's Hong Kong quandary

24-10-2014

The response to the unrest raises questions about America's commitment to human rights issues.... Read more

'Meltdown Mike' gets emotional

24-10-2014

In a year of consultant-scripted candidates, Mike Bost is defying the trend -- in spades.... Read more