Archive for category: News

Teen saves apartment building from fire

VIDEO – His family watched in shock as the teen fearlessly worked to put out the flames…

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Fragile Haiti a top worry for hurricane season

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) -The six-month Atlantic hurricane season begins June 1, and U.S. government forecasters expect it to be an above average season…

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Farrakhan aide denies terrorism, drug allegations

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (AP) – Akbar Muhammad says that the accusations against him are a massive distortion. he says he has never been involved in terrorism or drugs…

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Boutique gives away gowns to Baltimore girls

VIDEO – The Priceless Gown Project targets more than 500 young women from the Baltimore area to give away free prom dresses…

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Creating safe spaces for young women in Kenya

Categories:africa, care, kenya, News, safespaces, Top Stories, Video, women

VIDEO – With 600 million girls growing up in developing countries, the humanitarian organization CARE has decided to focus their efforts on building better lives and communities for them…

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Life sentence for mom who microwaved baby

Categories:chinaarnold, dayton, lifesentence, microwave, murder, News, ohio, Top Stories

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) – A woman found guilty of burning her baby daughter to death in a microwave oven has been sentenced to serve life in prison with no chance for parole…

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Kidney swap helps families, strangers

VIDEO – All the surgeries were successful, and the donors and recipients met for the first time at the hospital on Wednesday…

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Cops nab Conn. luxury handbag thefts suspect

CONNECTICUT – On Thursday, police arrested Keshawn Anthony Roberts, 23. The mugshots released show Roberts with and without a wig…

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SF school swaps out name of racist Calif. governor

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – Burnett first entered politics in the 1840s in the provisional legislature in Oregon, where he proposed that all free blacks be forced to leave the state or face arrest…

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Freedom Riders museum opens in Montgomery, Ala.

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) – The Freedom Riders were trying to integrate Southern bus stations when they arrived in Montgomery on May 20, 1961…

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The GOP should stop using the economic crisis as a political whip to beat President Obama. An informed electorate should make them pay.