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Legendary Entertainment and Banking Industry Mogul Don Davis Has Died Massive Makeover at UniWorld: Changes Reposition Ad Agency for Digital Age Charles Payne Lands New Show on Fox Business Network First-Daughter Malia Attends Prom: Date “Classified” New Study Delivers ‘Overwhelming Evidence’ of Racial Discrimination in the Job Market NAACP: Two Thumbs up for Massachusetts’ New Early Voting Law Sen. Rockefeller: Race Clouds GOP View of President Obama Reverend’s Revenge? Can Sharpton Topple Charles Rangel’s Run for 23rd Term in Office? Will Obama Cabinet Shuffle Produce 2016 VP Pick? Quincy Jones: Michael Jackson’s ‘Xscape’ Release Just a Cash Grab ’180 Days: A Year Inside An American High School” Wins Coveted Peabody Award Update: U.S. Deploys Troops to Chad in Search of Nigeria’s Missing Schoolgirls Outrage Growing as scandal at Veteran Affairs Dept. Intensifies African American Tech Start-Up Wins TAG Business Launch Competition Are You Single? Facebook Adds button to ‘Ask’ for Relationship Status Return of the Mark: Mark Jackson Inks Multi-Year Deal to Return to ESPN Donald Sterling Verbally Attacks Magic Johnson In New Interview Vanished Without a Trace: Where are Nigeria’s “276″ Missing Schoolgirls? Update: Bond No.9 Racism Charges Dropped How “Money” was the First Round of the NBA playoffs? Nothing but Net. White House Correspondents Association Honors Shunned Pioneer Reporter Low-wage Jobs Drive Economic Rebound, Many High-wage Jobs Gone for Good Update: Army to Review Controversial New Hair Policy that “targeted” Black Women NAACP LA Chapter President Resigns Amid Donald Sterling Scandal Grass Greener in Canada? America’s middle-class no longer wealthiest in the world Botched Oklahoma Execution: Condemned dies after “43 minutes” The Possible Punishments for Donald Sterling Donald Sterling Will Not Receive Second NAACP Lifetime Achievement Award Guns in Church: Georgia Gov signs “guns everywhere bill” Obama Uses State of the Union to Reset Presidency Global Icon Nelson Mandela Dead at 95 President Obama to Meet with Financial Regulators Brown’s Bold Bid to Become Maryland’s Next Governor Don Thompson Named CEO of McDonald’s Swizz Beatz’s Megaupload Site Shutdown by Feds, Anonymous Retaliates will.i.am Announces New Car Company ‘IAMAUTO’ Saudi Prince Buys $300 Million Stake in Twitter MediaTakeOut Launches New Web-Based Reality Series ‘First Date’ Last South Dakota Code Talker Buried Bristol Palin Says E-mail Hack Led To Scary Calls Hearing Set In Lesbian Teen’s Suit To Force Prom Let’s Talk About Money Oil Falls On Bernanke Stimulus Exit Plan Smart: No Role In Plotting Husband’s Death In 1990 Shark Attack Victim Died From Massive Blood Loss Cleveland Explosion And Fire Believed Intentional Lawmakers Upset Over Obama’s 2nd Anti-Vegas Remark Long Waits In Utah’s Bid To Comply With Fed ID Law Sister: Savio Asked, ‘Take Care Of My Boys’ Textbook Move: Ex-Yahoo Exec Becomes CEO Of Chegg Obama Banking Plan Complicates Regulatory Bill Hospital, Doctors Sued Over Late Steeler’s Death 1st Primary Of Year To Decide Showdown In Illinois Obama Rips GOP As ‘opportunists,’ Touts Loan Plan US Attorney Leaves Landrieu Phone Caper Case Cardinal Financial 4th-qtr Earnings Nearly Double Dealers Swamped By Worried Toyota Drivers Review: Apple’s IPad Not Just A Bigger IPod Touch H&R Block, Yodlee Team To Create Tax Prep App Donovan Scores First Premier League Goal Arenas, Crittenton Suspended For Rest Of Season Dino Tail Feathers Were Carrot Colored, Study Says Williams Sisters Skip Fed Cup; Oudin To Lead US Casey Anthony Pleads Guilty To Check Fraud Lawyers For Plaintiffs Rest Case On Gay Marriage Top Senate Democrat Lays Out Deficit Curbs US Supreme Court Clears Way For Virginia Execution Paraguayan Striker Salvador Cabanas Shot In Mexico Obama To Announce New Initiatives For Middle Class Usher Testifies He Saw Kan. 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Legendary Entertainment and Banking Industry Mogul Don Davis Has Died

Legendary entertainment and banking industry giant, Don Davis has died.
The Wilmore Agency announced that Davis…

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Massive Makeover at UniWorld: Changes Reposition Ad Agency for Digital Age

One of nation's leading multicultural advertising agencies takes bold steps into digital age, changes name, launches rebranding initiative

UniWorld Group Announces Rebrand
The longest standing black-owned agency and one of the nation’s leading multicultural…

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Charles Payne Lands New Show on Fox Business Network

"Making Money with Charles Payne" to debut Monday June 2nd, First African American prime-time lead anchor on Fox Business Network

"Making Money with Charles Payne" to debut June 2nd at 6 PM ET
On Monday, June…

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First-Daughter Malia Attends Prom: Date “Classified”

Malia Obama comes of age, dresses in heels for Prom

Boy, time sure does fly. Why? Well, first daughter Malia recently attended her first prom.…

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New Study Delivers ‘Overwhelming Evidence’ of Racial Discrimination in the Job Market

CEPR: Racial Discrimination a major feature of the labor market, black men without criminal records faring worse than recently incarcerated white men

For millions of African Americans struggling to get a foot in the door in today’s…

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NAACP: Two Thumbs up for Massachusetts’ New Early Voting Law

Gov Patrick: New law expands access to the ballot, makes it easier to register and vote, makes our democracy better

A new voting bill signed into law by Massachusetts Governor, Deval Patrick is getting two…

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Sen. Rockefeller: Race Clouds GOP View of President Obama

West Virginia Senator standing by Obama Race Remarks

West Virginia Senator Jay Rockefeller: Race Colors GOP view of Obama
Senator Jay Rockefeller is not…

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Reverend’s Revenge? Can Sharpton Topple Charles Rangel’s Run for 23rd Term in Office?

After years of a simmering political rivalry, Sharpton in prime position to take down Rangel

For the past few decades, the Rev. Al Sharpton and Democratic Representative Charles Rangel have been…

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Will Obama Cabinet Shuffle Produce 2016 VP Pick?

Julian Castro to be nominated as HUD Secretary, called Political Rising Star

A small cabinet reshuffle within the Obama administration could have big implications for the next…

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Quincy Jones: Michael Jackson’s ‘Xscape’ Release Just a Cash Grab

Jones also Suing Jackson Estate, Sony Music Entertainment for $10 million in royalties, production fees

Photo by Lonnie C.…

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’180 Days: A Year Inside An American High School” Wins Coveted Peabody Award

Teenager defies enormous odds, accepts award on behalf of filmmakers for PBS series about "failing" school

The National Black Programming Consortium documentary series 180 Days: A Year Inside an American High…

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Update: U.S. Deploys Troops to Chad in Search of Nigeria’s Missing Schoolgirls

President Obama: These personnel will support intelligence, surveillance missions

#bringbackourgirls campaign rallies continue in Nigeria
The United States has deployed 80 troops to Chad to…

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Outrage Growing as scandal at Veteran Affairs Dept. Intensifies

40 allegedly died as result of lengthy waiting times, allegations of falsifying records, President Obama says Behavior is "dishonorable" and "disgraceful"

President Obama speaks out on Veterans Affairs…

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African American Tech Start-Up Wins TAG Business Launch Competition

Young Tech company Monsieur wins 2014 competition with robotic bartender technology, will split $400,000

The Technology Association of Georgia, Venture Atlanta, and the Metro Atlanta Chamber have announced the winner…

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Are You Single? Facebook Adds button to ‘Ask’ for Relationship Status

Mixed Reviews on new Facebook option allowing users to "Ask" about Relationship Status

There’s a new status update from the social media website, Facebook. A new feature allows…

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Return of the Mark: Mark Jackson Inks Multi-Year Deal to Return to ESPN

Ousted Golden State Warriors' Coach lands safely, reunites with old Network after losing job

Mark Jackson, Former Coach Golden State Warriors
If you watched game one of the 2014 NBA…

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Donald Sterling Verbally Attacks Magic Johnson In New Interview

Sterling: Magic Johnson not a good role model for kids, he should be ashamed of himself

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Embattled LA Clippers owner Donald Sterling took some “malicious”…

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Vanished Without a Trace: Where are Nigeria’s “276″ Missing Schoolgirls?

Nearly a month after girls went missing still more questions than answers

#bringbackourgirls protest, Borno state, Nigeria. Courtesy: Nigerianeye.com
As we honor and pay tribute to mothers across…

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Update: Bond No.9 Racism Charges Dropped

Owner: Claims so "blatantly false, insulting and personally damaging" I had to defend against them

We want to update you on a Daily News story we reported on, along…

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How “Money” was the First Round of the NBA playoffs? Nothing but Net.

How the NBA 2014 Playoffs First Round become must-see TV

How the NBA 2014 Playoffs First Round become must-see TV

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White House Correspondents Association Honors Shunned Pioneer Reporter

Tribute finally paid to ace black reporter barred by White House Press Corps

The White House Correspondents Association honored Harry McAlpin, the first black reporter to attend a…

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Low-wage Jobs Drive Economic Rebound, Many High-wage Jobs Gone for Good

Economic recovery creating fewer better paid jobs

A new report from the National Employment Law Project, a research and advocacy group, has…

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Update: Army to Review Controversial New Hair Policy that “targeted” Black Women

Army ordered to review controversial new hair grooming policy

Critics complain new Army grooming policy targets black women

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NAACP LA Chapter President Resigns Amid Donald Sterling Scandal

Organization faced scrutiny after plans to award Clippers owner

NAACP’s Los Angeles chapter faced scrutiny for plans to award Donald Sterling amidst racism scandal.…

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Grass Greener in Canada? America’s middle-class no longer wealthiest in the world

One reason given is that Americans get a smaller share of the corporate pie than executives, CEO's get more and the minimum wage still remains the same.

Data shows, while our economy has been growing more rapidly than the economies of other…

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Botched Oklahoma Execution: Condemned dies after “43 minutes”

Witnesses say it took Clayton Lockett more than forty minutes to die and he was left writhing in agony on the gurney, eventually dying of a heart attack.

An execution using a lethal injection in Oklahoma usually averaged about six minutes.

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The Possible Punishments for Donald Sterling

Former NBA commissioner David Stern preferred to look the other way, at least as far was we know, in the hopes that Sterling wouldn't do anything major to embarrass the NBA or its financial interests

Silver will more than likely look to the “conduct detrimental to the league” clause where…

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Donald Sterling Will Not Receive Second NAACP Lifetime Achievement Award

L.A chapter of NAACP declines to honor Clippers owner Donald Sterling at 100th Anniversary Banquet

Thankfully the NAACP rescinds its honor

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Guns in Church: Georgia Gov signs “guns everywhere bill”

Georgia governor Nathan Deal signed a new bill that now makes it legal to carry weapons into some schools, bars, restaurants and yes, churches

Governor Deal says the law protects the constitutional rights of the 5 percent of Georgia…

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Obama Uses State of the Union to Reset Presidency

President’s proposals seek to strengthen middle class

With a combination of determination and optimism, President Obama reset his presidency as he delivered…

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Nelson Mandela dies at 95

Global Icon Nelson Mandela Dead at 95

Mandela had been battling various illnesses

A hero for the world

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President Obama to Meet with Financial Regulators

Dodd–Frank progress will be focus of talks

President Barack Obama is scheduled to meet with financial market regulators to discuss progress

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Brown’s Bold Bid to Become Maryland’s Next Governor

The following excerpts are from an exclusive interview with BLACK ENTERPRISE Editor-in-Chief Derek T. Dingle

His campaign to become the first black to run the statehouse seeks advanced education, minority…

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Don Thompson Named CEO of McDonald’s

Donald Thompson has been named CEO of McDonald’s Corp., taking the helm of the world’s largest fast food restaurant chain

Donald Thompson has been named CEO of McDonald’s Corp., taking the helm of the world’s…

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Swizz Beatz’s Megaupload Site Shutdown by Feds, Anonymous Retaliates

On Wednesday BE Next told you about the legal battle between Universal Music Group and…

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will.i.am Announces New Car Company ‘IAMAUTO’

Black Eyed Peas frontman will.i.am is once again putting his money where his mouth is…

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Saudi Prince Buys $300 Million Stake in Twitter

Twitter is here to stay and the value of micro-blogging site can only increase– at…

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MediaTakeOut Launches New Web-Based Reality Series ‘First Date’

The popular website expands its reach into the realm of original programming

MediaTakeOut.com founder Fred Mwangaguhunga joins forces with Fisher Klingenstein Films to introduce a new web-based…

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Last South Dakota Code Talker Buried

STURGIS, S.D. (AP) — The last of the American Indian code talkers of South Dakota…

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Bristol Palin Says E-mail Hack Led To Scary Calls

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Sarah Palin’s daughter testified Wednesday against a former college student charged…

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Hearing Set In Lesbian Teen’s Suit To Force Prom

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — School officials in a rural Mississippi county told a lesbian student…

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Let’s Talk About Money

If there’s one thing magazine editors love—more than writing and creating content—it’s talking. Whether it’s…

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Oil Falls On Bernanke Stimulus Exit Plan

NEW YORK (AP) — Energy prices fell as the dollar rose after Federal Reserve Chairman…

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Smart: No Role In Plotting Husband’s Death In 1990

BEDFORD HILLS, N.Y. (AP) — Even after 20 years, the New Hampshire school aide convicted…

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Shark Attack Victim Died From Massive Blood Loss

STUART, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a man attacked by at least one shark in…

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Cleveland Explosion And Fire Believed Intentional

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland fire investigators say they’ve ruled out an accident as the cause…

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Lawmakers Upset Over Obama’s 2nd Anti-Vegas Remark

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada lawmakers lashed out at President Barack Obama on Tuesday after…

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Long Waits In Utah’s Bid To Comply With Fed ID Law

WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah (AP) — So packed is the parking lot at Utah’s busiest…

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Sister: Savio Asked, ‘Take Care Of My Boys’

JOLIET, Ill. (AP) — Former police officer Drew Peterson’s ex-wife was so afraid of him…

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Textbook Move: Ex-Yahoo Exec Becomes CEO Of Chegg

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — A former Yahoo executive is taking over as CEO of…

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Obama Banking Plan Complicates Regulatory Bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration’s stepped up demand for tougher restrictions and new taxes…

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Hospital, Doctors Sued Over Late Steeler’s Death

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The family of former Pittsburgh Steeler Dwight White is suing the University…

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1st Primary Of Year To Decide Showdown In Illinois

CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois voters groused their way to the polls Tuesday in the nation’s…

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Obama Rips GOP As ‘opportunists,’ Touts Loan Plan

NASHUA, N.H. (AP) — President Barack Obama branded Republicans on Tuesday as electoral opportunists more…

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US Attorney Leaves Landrieu Phone Caper Case

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The top federal prosecutor for New Orleans removed himself on Monday…

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Cardinal Financial 4th-qtr Earnings Nearly Double

TYSON CORNER, Va. (AP) — Cardinal Financial Corp., a financial holding company, said Wednesday that…

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Dealers Swamped By Worried Toyota Drivers

NEW YORK (AP) — Toyota dealers across the country were swamped with calls Wednesday from…

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Review: Apple’s IPad Not Just A Bigger IPod Touch

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — After just an hour with an iPad, I came away with…

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H&R Block, Yodlee Team To Create Tax Prep App

NEW YORK (AP) — Tax preparation company H&R Block Inc. and personal finance management application…

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Donovan Scores First Premier League Goal

LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — U.S. midfielder Landon Donovan scored his first Premier League goal, helping…

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Arenas, Crittenton Suspended For Rest Of Season

NEW YORK (AP) — Gilbert Arenas and Javaris Crittenton were suspended without pay for the…

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Dino Tail Feathers Were Carrot Colored, Study Says

WASHINGTON (AP) — Scientists have for the first time confirmed color in a dinosaur. Don’t…

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Williams Sisters Skip Fed Cup; Oudin To Lead US

The Williams sisters are choosing football over Fed Cup.
Serena and Venus Williams will not play…

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Casey Anthony Pleads Guilty To Check Fraud

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The Florida mother charged with killing her toddler daughter has pleaded…

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Lawyers For Plaintiffs Rest Case On Gay Marriage

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Lawyers representing two same-sex couples challenging the constitutionality of California’s ban…

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Top Senate Democrat Lays Out Deficit Curbs

WASHINGTON (AP) — The top Senate Democrat wants to make it more difficult to run…

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US Supreme Court Clears Way For Virginia Execution

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court refused Monday to hear the appeal of…

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Paraguayan Striker Salvador Cabanas Shot In Mexico

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A star player for Paraguay’s World Cup team was shot in…

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Obama To Announce New Initiatives For Middle Class

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama, determined to show he understands middle-class struggles, is offering…

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Usher Testifies He Saw Kan. Abortion Doc’s Slaying

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A church usher has testified that he watched the fatal shooting…

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Not So Corny: Facebook Game Lets Users Play Farmer

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Even while calling Chicago home, Laura Hawkins Grimes is a country…

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Gas Prices Slow To Follow Oil Lower

When oil prices jumped last month, retail prices were slow to follow. Now that crude…

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Tennessee coach Pat Summitt yells instructions during the first half of Tennessee’s 55-43 win over…

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Indianapolis Colts wide receiver Reggie Wayne (87) fumbles the ball while being tackled by New…

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Iowa Wins Easily At Indiana, 58-43

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Aaron Fuller had 13 points and Jarryd Cole added 11 points…

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Fred Couples acknowledges the gallery on the third hole during the final round of the…

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Kobe Bryant; DeMar DeRozan

Toronto Raptors guard DeMar DeRozan chases down a loose ball against Los Angeles Lakers guard…

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Rare Dinosaur Skeleton Turned Over To Researchers

GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) — A rare and nearly complete dinosaur skeleton stolen from private…

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AP Top News At 8:14 P.m. EST

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — The truckers filling Haiti’s mass graves with bodies reported ever higher…

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Cristiano Ronaldo, Patrick Jan Mtiliga

Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo of Portugal, left and Malaga’s Patrick Jan Mtiliga from Denmark…

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Hassen Yebda, Yaya Toure

** CORRECTS ID OF IVORY COAST PLAYER TO YAYA TOURE ** Algeria’s Hassen Yebda, left,…

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Jussi Jokinen, Joni Pitkanen

Carolina Hurricanes’ Joni Pitkanen (25), from Finland, and Jussi Jokinen, right, from Finland, react following…

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Bruins-Hurricanes Sums, HKN

First Period_1, Carolina, Whitney 16 (Jokinen), 7:50. Penalties_Chara, Bos (interference), 9:46.
Second Period_2, Carolina, Staal 15…

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Agent: ‘Guys And Dolls’ Star Jean Simmons Dies

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — A representative of Jean Simmons confirms that the “Guys and…

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Matt Stover

Indianapolis Colts kicker Matt Stover (3) reacts after kicking a field goal against the New…

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Jiri Tlusty, Tim Thomas, Patrice Bergeron

Carolina Hurricanes’ Jiri Tlusty (19) , from the Czech Republic, tries to score as Boston…

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Calvin Pace

New York Jets linebacker Calvin Pace (97) walks off the field after the Jets’ 30-17…

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Ward Sets Team Wins Mark In Carolina’s Victory

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Cam Ward broke the franchise victory record, and Jussi Jokinen had…

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Report: $997M In Highway Funds Don’t Help Traffic

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Nearly $1 billion in transportation funds have been used over…

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Brandon Sutter, Ray Whitney, Tim Thomas

Carolina Hurricanes’ Brandon Sutter (16) and Ray Whitney (13) react following Sutter’s goal on Boston…

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Kevin Streelman

Kevin Streelman waves after saving par on the third hole of the PGA West, Jack…

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Favre, Vikings Lead Saints 14-7 After 1

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Both high-flying offenses got off to a roaring start, with Brett…

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Vikings And Saints Tied 14-14 At Halftime

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Drew Brees threw a 9-yard touchdown pass to Devery Henderson to…

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Peyton Manning, Jim Nance, Jim Caldwell

Indianapolis Colts head coach Jim Caldwell, right, and quarterback Peyton Manning, right, admire the Lamar…

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Watson, Prugh Tied After 4 Rounds At Hope Classic

LA QUINTA, Calif. (AP) — Bubba Watson double-bogeyed the final hole in the fourth round…

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Zachary Quinto

Actor Zachary Quinto arrives for opening night of Arthur Miller’s “A View From the Bridge”…

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Annie Potts

Actress Annie Potts arrives for opening night of Arthur Miller’s “A View From the Bridge”…

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Griffin Dunne

Actor Griffin Dunne arrives for opening night of Arthur Miller’s “A View From the Bridge”…

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Benjamin Karl, Andreas Prommegger, Jasey Jay Anderson

** CORRECTS LEFT AND RIGHT OF SECOND- AND THIRD-PLACE FINISHERS ** Benjamin Karl, center, of…

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J.R. Smith

In this Saturday, Jan. 23, 2010 photo, Denver Nuggets guard J.R. Smith, back, walks off…

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Canada’s Delbosco, Serwa Win WC Skicross

WILMINGTON, N.Y. (AP) — The old man can still ski.
Coming off a three-week layoff, 36-year-old…

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Reggie Wayne, Kerry Rhodes

Indianapolis Colts wide receiver Reggie Wayne (87) is tackled by New York Jets safety Kerry…

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Enrique Pena Nieto

FILE – In this July 3, 2005 file photo, Enrique Pena Nieto, then candidate of…

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Matt Kuchar

Matt Kuchar watches his tee shot on the 18th hole of the PGA West, Jack…

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Manning, Colts Rally Past Jets, Reach Super Bowl

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Perfection doesn’t matter when you’re already the best and heading for the…

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Manning, Colts Drop Jets 30-17, Reach Super Bowl

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Perfection doesn’t matter when you’re already the best and heading for the…

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Edwards’ 80-yard TD Catch Gives Jets 7-3 Lead

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Mark Sanchez connected with Braylon Edwards on an 80-yard touchdown pass, giving…

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Sanchez’s 2 TD Throws Give Jets 17-13 Lead At Half

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Rookie Mark Sanchez more than matched Peyton Manning, throwing two touchdown passes…

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Oh Deer! 10-to-12 Point Buck Breaks Into Ill. Home

BELLEVILLE, Ill. (AP) — An Illinois man says it didn’t take him long to decide…

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Jose Maria Gutierrez ‘Guti’, Cristiano Ronaldo, Karim Benzema

Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo of Portugal, center, reacts after scoring against Malaga with fellow…

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Filip Jicha,Vid Kavticnik

Filip Jicha, left, of the Czech Republic and Vid Kavticnik of Slovenia fight for the…

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Braylon Edwards

New York Jets wide receiver Braylon Edwards (17) catches a touchdown pass in the second…

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Mike Miller, Brendan Haywood, Chris Kaman, Rasual Butler

Washington Wizards’ Mike Miller (6) shoots while teammate Brendan Haywood (33) boxes out Los Angeles…

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Bill Haas

Bill Haas hit to the second green of the PGA West, Jack Nickaus Private Course…

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Rodrigue Beaubois, Jordan Hill

Dallas Mavericks’ Rodrigue Beaubois, left, steals the ball from the New York Knicks’ Jordan Hill…

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Marcelo Ebrard

FILE – In this May 21, 2009 file photo, Mexico City’s Mayor Marcelo Ebrard speaks…

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Liz Repella, Becca Bruszewski

West Virginia guard Liz Repella drives the lane as Notre Dame forward Becca Bruszewski, right,…

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Svetlana Boldykova

Svetlana Boldykova, of Russia, pumps her fists as she crosses the finish line for gold…

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Renee Ladner, Bianca Thomas

Mississippi head coach Renee Ladner, second from left, hugs Elizabeth Robertson, left, as Bianca Thomas,…

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Lindsay Schrader, Natalie Burton

Notre Dame guard Lindsay Schrader drives the lane as West Virginia center Natalie Burton defends…

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150,000 Haiti Quake Victims Buried, Gov’t Says

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — The truckers filling Haiti’s mass graves with bodies reported ever higher…

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Obama On Banks: A Bit Pragmatic Amid The Populism

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is pressing an overhaul of Wall Street regulations with…

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Kamen Scores 20 As Clippers Win On The Road

WASHINGTON (AP) — Chris Kaman scored 20 points and Marcus Camby had 12 points and…

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Art McCoy, Dora McCoy

In this Jan. 10, 2010 photo, Arthur McCoy and Dora McCoy pose with their three-wheeled…

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Adam Highberger

Penn State’s Adam Highberger (15) shoots past Wisconsin’s Tim Jarmusz during the first half of…

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Rob Wilson, Cammeron Woodyared, Tim Jarmusz

Wisconsin’s Rob Wilson (33) and Penn State’s Cammeron Woodyared (24) tangle during the first half…

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Jasey Jay Anderson

Canada’s Jasey Jay Anderson carves a turn at the men’s parallel giant slalom snowboard world…

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Quinnipiac Defeats Central Connecticut State 75-62

HAMDEN, Conn. (AP) — Justin Rutty had 26 points and 14 rebounds in Quinnipiac’s 75-62…

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Jesper Hjertstedt

Jesper Hjertstedt, 4, of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, holds a sign during save Saab rally in Schaumburg,…

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Claudia Riegler

Claudia Riegler, of Austria, carves a turn at the women’s parallel giant slalom snowboard world…

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Kelsey Serwa, Ashleigh McIvor, Fanny Smith, Ophelie David

Canada’s Kelsey Serwa, second from right, celebrates her win in the ladies’ skicross during World…

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History Shows Obstacles Can Block Haiti’s Recovery

Former President Bill Clinton, now the U.N. special envoy to Haiti, says the country can…

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Christopher Delbosco, Daron Rahlves, Andreas Matt, David Duncan

Canada’s Christopher Delbosco, second from right, celebrates his win in men’s skicross during World Cup…

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Revamped Brands Are Key To Chrysler Turnaround

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) — Chrysler sold more than 118,000 Sebring sedans in 2001. Eight…

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‘Sphinx Alley’ Gives Egypt Large Open-air Museum

LUXOR, Egypt (AP) — Luxor is set to become one of the world’s largest open-air…

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White House Advisers Promise Sharper Focus On Jobs

WASHINGTON (AP) — A politically shaken White House promised Sunday a sharper focus on jobs…

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Nathalie Pechalat, Fabian Bourzat

French ice dancers Nathalie Pechalat, right, and Fabian Bourzat, left, perform during the gala exhibition…

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Jose Javier Hombrados.Bartosz Jurecki

Bartosz Jurecki of Poland, left, and Jose Javier Hombrados of Spain in action during …

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Chris Kaman, Randy Foye

Los Angeles Clippers’ Chris Kaman (35) jumps to defend against Washington Wizards’ Randy Foye (15),…

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Scientists Create Model Of Monster ‘Frankenstorm’

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Think the recent wild weather that hammered California was bad? Experts…

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Monica Martinez

Monica Martinez, a survivor of Avianca flight 052, prays in Oyster Bay, N.Y., during a…

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Rui Marques

Angola’s Rui Marques reacts to Angola’s 1-0 defeat by Ghana, during their African Cup of…

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Agyemang Opoku, Rui Marques

Ghana’s Agyemang Opoku, left, is challenged by Angola’s Rui Marques, right, during their African Cup…

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Jana Khokhlova, Sergei Novitsky

Russian ice dancers Jana Khokhlova, left, and Sergei Novitsky, right, perform during the gala exhibition…

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Yuko Kawaguchi, Alexander Smirnov

Russian pair Yuko Kawaguchi, left, and Alexander Smirnov, right, perform during the gala exhibition at…

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Kevin O’Connell

** CORRECTS TO KEVIN O’CONNELL NOT MARK SANCHEZ ** New York Jets quarterback Kevin O’Connell…

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Carolina Kostner

Iltaly’s Carolina Kostner performs during the gala exhibition at the ISU European figure skating championships…

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Aliona Savchenko, Robin Szolkowy

German pair Aliona Savchenko, left, and Robin Szolkowy, right, perform during the gala exhibition at…

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Agnes B

French fashion designer Agnes B. walks on the runway following the presentation of her men’s…

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Philipp Schoch

Philipp Schoch, of Switzerland, makes his way down the course during the World Cup snowboard…

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Women of Power

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REGISTER NOW: Black Enterprise Women of Power Summit’s 10th Anniversary

It will be a landmark year for the Black Enterprise Women of Power Summit in…

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Venus Williams

Watch Sonia Alleyne’s Interview with Venus Williams at This Year’s Women of Power Summit [Video]

Venus Williams was one of the featured speakers at this year’s Women of Power Summit.

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