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Donald Trump cancels MLK weekend visit to national African-American Museum

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Following a nasty, racially-tinged feud with civil rights hero Congressman John Lewis over the state of his "horrible" district and "burning and crime infested inner-cities," Republican President-elect Donald Trump has canceled a Martin Luther King, Jr. Day visit to the Na

Megachurch Pastor Eddie Long Dead At 63

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Megachurch pastor Eddie Long died Sunday morning at the age of 63 after a battle with an “aggressive form of cancer,” according to a statement issued by the Atlanta-area New Birth Missionary Baptist Church. “Bishop Long, Senior Pastor of New Birth, transitioned from this l

Donald Trump Fires Back At John Lewis After He Challenged The President-Elect’s Legitimacy

Surely the president-elect has more pressing priorities than posting tweets? President-elect Donald Trump lashed out at Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.) on Saturday ― two days before America recognizes Martin Luther King Jr. Day ― after the civil rights leader said he doesn’t see h

Rep. John Lewis: Trump Is Not A ‘Legitimate President’

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Civil rights icon Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.) does not consider the presidency of Donald Trump “legitimate,” he said in an interview with NBC News that appeared Friday. “I don’t see this president-elect as a legitimate president,” Lewis told Chuck Todd, host of NBC’s “Meet T

Barack Obama's Enduring Faith in America

In his farewell address, the president warned of threats to the nation’s tradition of democracy—none more than from inside—and rebuked Donald Trump, but sought to rally the country around shared ideals. In his final speech to the nation as the 44th president of the United

Dylann Roof Sentenced To Death For Massacre Of Black Church Members

Dylann Roof, the avowed white supremacist who massacred nine black churchgoers at Bible study in 2015, was sentenced to death on Tuesday.

The jury deliberated for nearly three hours before announcing the decision. Roof is the first person to face execution for federal h

Viola Davis Gave a Moving Speech About Trump of Her Own at the Globes

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Her friend Meryl Streep wasn’t the only celebrity who delivered an eloquent anti-Trump message Sunday night. Viola Davis is about as presidential a celebrity as they come. On Sunday, the actress won a best-supporting-actress Golden Globe for her role in Fences. She dedicat

Donald Trump cancels MLK weekend visit to national African-American Museum

Donald Trump cancels MLK weekend visit to national African-American Museum

Following a nasty, racially-tinged feud with civil rights hero Congressman John Lewis over the state of his "horrible" district and "burning and crime infested inner-cities," Republican President-elect Donald Trump has canceled a Martin Luther King, Jr. Day visit to the National Museum of African American History and Culture. According to ABC News, the visit was originally planned on Saturday amid the fighting with Lewis, who called Trump an "illegitimate president" following a briefing on Russian government interference...

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Megachurch Pastor Eddie Long Dead At 63

Megachurch Pastor Eddie Long Dead At 63

Megachurch pastor Eddie Long died Sunday morning at the age of 63 after a battle with an “aggressive form of cancer,” according to a statement issued by the Atlanta-area New Birth Missionary Baptist Church. “Bishop Long, Senior Pastor of New Birth, transitioned from this life early Sunday morning after a gallant private fight with an aggressive form of cancer,” the statement read. “As a man of God with unyielding faith, Bishop Long maintained his commitment to our...

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Donald Trump Fires Back At John Lewis After He Challenged The President-Elect’s Legitimacy

Donald Trump Fires Back At John Lewis After He Challenged The President-Elect’s Legitimacy

Surely the president-elect has more pressing priorities than posting tweets? President-elect Donald Trump lashed out at Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.) on Saturday ― two days before America recognizes Martin Luther King Jr. Day ― after the civil rights leader said he doesn’t see him as a “legitimate president.” Trump hit back at Lewis, suggesting that the congressman was doing a bad job of representing his district.  Follow Donald J. Trump    ✔@realDonaldTrump Congressman John Lewis should spend more time on fixing...

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Rep. John Lewis: Trump Is Not A ‘Legitimate President’

Rep. John Lewis: Trump Is Not A ‘Legitimate President’

Civil rights icon Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.) does not consider the presidency of Donald Trump “legitimate,” he said in an interview with NBC News that appeared Friday. “I don’t see this president-elect as a legitimate president,” Lewis told Chuck Todd, host of NBC’s “Meet The Press.” “I think the Russians participated in helping this man get elected and they have destroyed the candidacy of Hillary Clinton.” Lewis added that he believes there was a conspiracy “on the part of...

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Barack Obama's Enduring Faith in America

Barack Obama's Enduring Faith in America

In his farewell address, the president warned of threats to the nation’s tradition of democracy—none more than from inside—and rebuked Donald Trump, but sought to rally the country around shared ideals. In his final speech to the nation as the 44th president of the United States, Barack Hussein Obama offered a strong defense of American democracy and pluralism, telling the nation that its form of government relies on goodwill and tolerance. “Our Constitution is a remarkable,...

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Dylann Roof Sentenced To Death For Massacre Of Black Church Members

Dylann Roof Sentenced To Death For Massacre Of Black Church Members

Dylann Roof, the avowed white supremacist who massacred nine black churchgoers at Bible study in 2015, was sentenced to death on Tuesday. The jury deliberated for nearly three hours before announcing the decision. Roof is the first person to face execution for federal hate crime convictions. Roof was convicted of the Charleston, South Carolina, killings last month, following six days of testimony. He was found guilty of 33 federal charges, from hate crimes to obstruction of the practice of religion, of...

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Viola Davis Gave a Moving Speech About Trump of Her Own at the Globes

Viola Davis Gave a Moving Speech About Trump of Her Own at the Globes

Her friend Meryl Streep wasn’t the only celebrity who delivered an eloquent anti-Trump message Sunday night. Viola Davis is about as presidential a celebrity as they come. On Sunday, the actress won a best-supporting-actress Golden Globe for her role in Fences. She dedicated her acceptance speech to her father, Dan, who was “born in 1936, groomed horses, had a fifth-grade education, didn’t know how to read until he was 15 . . . [but] he had a...

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6 things college students need to know a…

18-01-2017

6 things college students need to know about Betsy DeVos

Betsy DeVos, President-elect Donald Trump’s pick to be the next Secretary of Education, testifies during her confirmation hearing before the Senate Health, Education, Labor and... Read more

EPA nominee Scott Pruitt faces questions…

17-01-2017

EPA nominee Scott Pruitt faces questions on climate change views, lawsuits

Scott Pruitt, Trump's choice to lead the Environmental Protection Agency, answers a reporter's question during his meeting with Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., on Capitol... Read more

80-year-old twin sisters hike the Appala…

17-01-2017

80-year-old twin sisters hike the Appalachian Trail

CLOSE These 80-year-old twin sisters hiked the Appalachian Trail. Their tips for success? The key is a glass of wine every night. HUMANKIND Sisters Elrose... Read more

Other News

Talladega College Raises More Than $500,…

17-01-2017

Talladega College Raises More Than $500,000 For Inauguration Expenses

T he historically Black band from Talladega College that caught major fire for agreeing to perform at Donald Trump’s inaugural parade has raised more $500,000... Read more

8 Injured After Shots Ring Out At MLK Jr…

17-01-2017

8 Injured After Shots Ring Out At MLK Jr. Day Celebration In Miami

O n Monday, eight people were injured by gunfire in Miami during a holiday tribute in honor of Martin Luther King Jr ., the Miami... Read more

The Women’s March On Washington Aims For…

17-01-2017

The Women’s March On Washington Aims For All To ‘Stand Together’

I n 1913, thousands marched in Washington D.C. for the Woman Suffrage Parade. Strategically scheduled a day before the inauguration of President-elect Woodrow Wilson, the parade called... Read more

The Women’s March On Washington Aims For…

17-01-2017

The Women’s March On Washington Aims For All To ‘Stand Together’

I n 1913, thousands marched in Washington D.C. for the Woman Suffrage Parade. Strategically scheduled a day before the inauguration of President-elect Woodrow Wilson, the parade called... Read more

Entertainment News

Teen Wolf Finally Reveals Stiles' First …

17-01-2017

Teen Wolf Finally Reveals Stiles' First Name and It's Definitely Unexpected

Mischief managed. Teen Wolf finally solved one of its biggest mysteries in the Jan. 17 episode, finally revealing Stiles' (Dylan O'Brien) real first name, and it's safe to say...... Read more

Kendall Jenner and A$AP Rocky Shop for D…

17-01-2017

Kendall Jenner and A$AP Rocky Shop for Diamond Jewelry With Tyga and Kylie Jenner in New York City

Retail therapy never hurt anyone, especially if it's near New York City's diamond district. While enjoying another trip in the Big Apple Tuesday, Kendall Jenner and Kylie Jenner...... Read more

4 Times Jamie Dornan Said Laters, Baby t…

17-01-2017

4 Times Jamie Dornan Said Laters, Baby to His Christian Grey Persona

The truth is there's about fifty shades of gray between Jamie Dornan and Christian Grey. While the actor has done a great job with bringing readers' favorite S&M entrepreneur...... Read more

Chrisley Knows Best's Savannah Chrisley …

17-01-2017

Chrisley Knows Best's Savannah Chrisley Breaks Her Silence After Surviving Serious Car Accident

Savannah Chrisley is counting her blessings after surviving a frightening car accident. Hours after E! News confirmed the Chrisley Knows Best star fractured her vertebrae and experienced...... Read more

Sports News

Oregon strength coach suspended for a mo…

17-01-2017

Oregon strength coach suspended for a month (Yahoo Sports)

The school acted after three players were hospitalized following offseason conditioning workouts.... Read more

Oregon strength coach suspended for a mo…

17-01-2017

Oregon strength coach suspended for a month (Yahoo Sports)

The school acted after three players were hospitalized following offseason conditioning workouts.... Read more

A devastating injury for Watson, Creight…

17-01-2017

A devastating injury for Watson, Creighton (Yahoo Sports)

Maurice Watson's season is over because of a torn ACL and the No. 7 Bluejays may find their superb point guard irreplaceable.... Read more

Edinson Volquez's brother murdered (Yaho…

17-01-2017

Edinson Volquez's brother murdered (Yahoo Sports)

The brother of the Marlins pitcher was reportedly stabbed to death at the age of 25.... Read more

Business News

Janet Yellen set to speak; Goldman Sachs…

18-01-2017

Janet Yellen set to speak; Goldman Sachs earnings; Muddled markets

1. Yellen set to speak: Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen is scheduled to speak publicly in California on Wednesday. The event kicks off at 3... Read more

Janet Yellen set to speak; Goldman Sachs…

18-01-2017

Janet Yellen set to speak; Goldman Sachs earnings; Muddled markets

1. Yellen set to speak: Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen is scheduled to speak publicly in California on Wednesday. The event kicks off at 3... Read more

Janet Yellen set to speak; Goldman Sachs…

18-01-2017

Janet Yellen set to speak; Goldman Sachs earnings; Muddled markets

1. Yellen set to speak: Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen is scheduled to speak publicly in California on Wednesday. The event kicks off at 3... Read more

Samsung heir faces possible arrest on co…

17-01-2017

Samsung heir faces possible arrest on corruption charges

The heir to the Samsung business empire is set to find out whether he will be arrested on corruption charges linked to a huge political... Read more

Political News

What Worries Ben Rhodes About Trump

18-01-2017

Being the man who explains Barack Obama’s foreign policy wasn’t easy. Even in the good times, like after Obama clinched... Read more

The Trump lobbying purge that wasn’t

18-01-2017

Despite President-elect Donald Trump’s much-publicized efforts to keep lobbyists out of his administration, they have continued to offer policy advice,... Read more

The Trump lobbying purge that wasn’t

18-01-2017

Despite President-elect Donald Trump’s much-publicized efforts to keep lobbyists out of his administration, they have continued to offer policy advice,... Read more

Trump’s team weighs retooling State to f…

18-01-2017

Donald Trump’s team wants to restructure the State Department to focus more heavily on counterterrorism — a move that could... Read more

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