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Cops Looking for 1 Suspect in Ferguson Police Shooting as Story Changes

Ferguson, Mo., police now have their sights set on finding one suspect they believe shot and wounded an officer in a Saturday-night altercation that is now being described very differently from when police first reported the incident.

According to the St. Louis Pos

Obama: Mistrust Of Police Corroding American Society

The widespread mistrust of law enforcement that was exposed by the fatal police shooting of an unarmed black man in Missouri exists in too many other communities and is having a corrosive effect on the nation, particularly on its children, President Barack Obama says. He b

Ruth Bader Ginsburg: Citizens United Was The Current Supreme Court's Worst Ruling

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg expressed her extreme regret over several of the current Court's rulings in a wide-ranging interview published in The New Republic Sunday evening, including their rejecting the commerce clause of President Barack Obama's health car

Why We Should Care About Boys and Young Men of Color

The recent events in Ferguson, Missouri have raised important questions about the fate of young Black men and more broadly speaking, young men of color in this country. Earlier this year, President Obama launched My Brother's Keeper, an initiative which aims to address per

Bishop T.D. Jakes Plans to Take Legal Action Against Rappers Young Jeezy and Kendrick Lamar

Rappers Young Jeezy and Kendrick Lamar recently dropped a remix called “Holy Ghost,” but one minister isn’t shouting praises to the duo, saying they used his sermon without authorization. Bishop T.D. Jakes says he never gave the rappers permission to use his sound bite,

Eric Holder To Resign As Attorney General

Attorney General Eric Holder, the first African-American to hold the nation’s top law enforcement position, announced on Thursday his plan to resign the post he’s held for nearly six years as soon as a successor can be confirmed. At the formal announcement at the White Hou

Cops Looking for 1 Suspect in Ferguson Police Shooting as Story Changes

Cops Looking for 1 Suspect in Ferguson Police Shooting as Story Changes

Ferguson, Mo., police now have their sights set on finding one suspect they believe shot and wounded an officer in a Saturday-night altercation that is now being described very differently from when police first reported the incident. According to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, police initially reported that the officer saw two suspects breaking into a business. When the officer approached the alleged suspects, one pulled a gun and opened fire, hitting the officer in the arm. Now...

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Obama: Mistrust Of Police Corroding American Society

Obama: Mistrust Of Police Corroding American Society

The widespread mistrust of law enforcement that was exposed by the fatal police shooting of an unarmed black man in Missouri exists in too many other communities and is having a corrosive effect on the nation, particularly on its children, President Barack Obama says. He blames the feeling of wariness on persistent racial disparities in the administration of justice. Obama said these misgivings only serve to harm communities that are most in need of effective law...

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg: Citizens United Was The Current Supreme Court's Worst Ruling

Ruth Bader Ginsburg: Citizens United Was The Current Supreme Court's Worst Ruling

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg expressed her extreme regret over several of the current Court's rulings in a wide-ranging interview published in The New Republic Sunday evening, including their rejecting the commerce clause of President Barack Obama's health care law, and issuing a huge blow to the Voting Rights Act in their Shelby County v. Holder decision. But the first Supreme Court ruling Ginsburg would send to the guillotine would be the Court's decision in...

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Why We Should Care About Boys and Young Men of Color

Why We Should Care About Boys and Young Men of Color

The recent events in Ferguson, Missouri have raised important questions about the fate of young Black men and more broadly speaking, young men of color in this country. Earlier this year, President Obama launched My Brother's Keeper, an initiative which aims to address persistent opportunity gaps faced by boys and young men of color across the nation and to ensure that all Black, Latino, Native American, and Asian American Pacific Islander males reach their full...

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Eric Holder Exit Interview: Why He’ll Always Be an African American Icon

Eric Holder Exit Interview: Why He’ll Always Be an African American Icon

  In an exit interview today, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder looked back at his tenure as the nation’s top law-enforcement officer and saw a lot of to be proud of. And if the reaction from community leaders around the country is any indicator, others are proud as well. “Holder is up there with the greats—including Bobby Kennedy,” said Joseph Lowery, who co-founded the Southern Christian Leadership Conference with Martin Luther King Jr. “I don’t know anyone...

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Bishop T.D. Jakes Plans to Take Legal Action Against Rappers Young Jeezy and Kendrick Lamar

Bishop T.D. Jakes Plans to Take Legal Action Against Rappers Young Jeezy and Kendrick Lamar

Rappers Young Jeezy and Kendrick Lamar recently dropped a remix called “Holy Ghost,” but one minister isn’t shouting praises to the duo, saying they used his sermon without authorization. Bishop T.D. Jakes says he never gave the rappers permission to use his sound bite, and he plans on taking legal action. Earlier this week, Jakes posted the following message to his Facebook page: SPECIAL NOTICE: The “Holy Ghost” remix by Jeezy featuring Kendrick Lamar was produced...

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Eric Holder To Resign As Attorney General

Eric Holder To Resign As Attorney General

Attorney General Eric Holder, the first African-American to hold the nation’s top law enforcement position, announced on Thursday his plan to resign the post he’s held for nearly six years as soon as a successor can be confirmed. At the formal announcement at the White House, an emotional Holder thanked President Barack Obama for what he called the “greatest honor” of his professional life. “I have loved the Department of Justice ever since as a young...

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Headline News

Hong Kong protesters refuse to stop rall…

30-09-2014

Hong Kong protesters refuse to stop rallies

Hong Kong (AFP) - Hong Kong demonstrators rejected demands immediately to end rallies that have paralysed the city's downtown, their numbers swelling for a third... Read more

Murder charge in Oklahoma beheading case

30-09-2014

Murder charge in Oklahoma beheading case

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — An Oklahoma man who had been suspended from his job was charged Tuesday with first-degree murder in the gruesome beheading of... Read more

Murder charge in Oklahoma beheading case

30-09-2014

Murder charge in Oklahoma beheading case

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — An Oklahoma man who had been suspended from his job was charged Tuesday with first-degree murder in the gruesome beheading of... Read more

Man recognized before White House fence …

30-09-2014

Man recognized before White House fence jump

Secret Service director says at least two of her officers recalled man from prior incident, but didn't raise an alarm.... Read more

Other News

Trial Underway In Atlanta Schools Cheati…

30-09-2014

Trial Underway In Atlanta Schools Cheating Case

ATLANTA (AP) — Prosecutors said 12 former Atlanta Public Schools educators and administrators cheated, lied and stole as part of a widespread but cleverly disguised... Read more

Sundiata Acoli: Political Prisoner Convi…

29-09-2014

Sundiata Acoli: Political Prisoner Convicted In Trooper Death To Be Released

A man convicted in the shooting death of a New Jersey state trooper in a crime that still provokes strong emotion among law enforcement more... Read more

These 20 US States Don’t Ban Racial Prof…

29-09-2014

These 20 US States Don’t Ban Racial Profiling

Do you live in one of the states without racial profiling laws? A new report from the... Read more

California Puts Ban On the Confederate F…

29-09-2014

California Puts Ban On the Confederate Flag

Way to go, California! The state’s buildings are finally kicking the Civil War-era relic to the curb. Beginning in 2015, Confederate flag will no longer... Read more

Entertainment

Michael Strahan Joins Magic Mike Sequel

30-09-2014

Michael Strahan Joins Magic Mike Sequel

Morning show host will play a stripper in the film....

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Snoop Dogg Hosts 'No Guns Allowed: Fallo…

30-09-2014

Snoop Dogg Hosts 'No Guns Allowed: Fallout from Ferguson'

The Doggfather holds anti-violence discussion....

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Walmart Blames Tracy Morgan For Accident…

30-09-2014

Walmart Blames Tracy Morgan For Accident Injuries

Claims comedian wasn't wearing seat belt at time of crash....

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Wal-Mart Blames Tracy Morgan for Acciden…

30-09-2014

Wal-Mart Blames Tracy Morgan for Accident Injuries

Claims comedian wasn't wearing seat belt at time of crash....

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High Court Puts Off Start of Early Votin…

30-09-2014

High Court Puts Off Start of Early Voting in Ohio

Supreme Court delays early voting by one week....

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Chiefs' Husain Abdullah Penalized for Po…

30-09-2014

Chiefs' Husain Abdullah Penalized for Post-Touchdown Prayer

Safety gets unsportsmanlike penalty for Muslim sajdah....

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Sports News

NC State coach apologizes for fake injur…

30-09-2014

NC State coach apologizes for fake injury remarks (Yahoo Sports)

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- North Carolina State coach Dave Doeren said Tuesday he has apologized to Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher for his comments accusing... Read more

Nadal dominates in return at China Open …

30-09-2014

Nadal dominates in return at China Open (Yahoo Sports)

BEIJING (AP) -- Rafael Nadal made a dominant return to tennis after a two-month injury layoff, beating Richard Gasquet 6-4, 6-0 at the China Open... Read more

NFL says Abdullah should not have been p…

30-09-2014

NFL says Abdullah should not have been penalized (Yahoo Sports)

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- The NFL said Tuesday that Kansas City Chiefs safety Husain Abdullah should not have been penalized for unsportsmanlike conduct when... Read more

Michigan AD apologizes for mistakes with…

30-09-2014

Michigan AD apologizes for mistakes with QB injury (Yahoo Sports)

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) -- Roughly 12 hours after embattled Michigan coach Brady Hoke said he'd been given no indication that quarterback Shane Morris had... Read more

Business News

Thailand Wants Tourist ID Bands After Br…

30-09-2014

After two brutal unsolved murders of visiting British backpackers, Thailand wants ID bands to help missing and intoxicated tourists.... Read more

Thailand Wants Tourist ID Bands After Br…

30-09-2014

After two brutal unsolved murders of visiting British backpackers, Thailand wants ID bands to help missing and intoxicated tourists.... Read more

Okla. Beheading Suspect Wanted 'Revenge'…

30-09-2014

Alton Nolen is accused of beheading one co-worker and stabbing another last Thursday at Vaughan Foods in Moore. He had just been fired, police said.... Read more

Wife's Plea to ISIS Captors: 'We Need Hi…

30-09-2014

It was the third plea from Barbara Henning, whose husband, Alan, was kidnapped in Syria in December.... Read more

Deadly Blunder? Iraq Pilots Gave Food, A…

30-09-2014

Iraqi military pilots mistakenly gave food, water and ammunition to enemy ISIS militants instead of their own soldiers, a senior official said.... Read more

Political News

Secret Service chief: W.H. breach 'unacc…

30-09-2014

The security plan at the White House was "not properly executed" on Sept. 19, when an armed intruder gained access to the building, Secret Service Director Julia Pierson told members of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Tuesday."... Read more

Spacey brings some 'Frank Underwood' to …

30-09-2014

The actor visits D.C. for a concert to benefit his foundation, and brings Frank Underwood with him.... Read more

Greens take 2014 fight to states

30-09-2014

Legislatures in states like Oregon and Washington will be the battleground.... Read more

Liberal doves run as war hawks

30-09-2014

A host of Democratic Senate hopefuls who rode anti-war sentiment into office change their minds.... Read more

Republicans and Democrats: Doomed!?!

30-09-2014

Both sides are embracing a simple truth: Pessimism sells.... Read more

Obamacare: New messaging hurdles ahead

29-09-2014

The 2015 enrollment period is shorter, and the law is still politically unpopular.... Read more