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12:58 AM / Sunday February 25, 2018

Week In Review

Was engineer in deadly Amtrak wreck distracted?

December 22, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Cars from an Amtrak train that derailed lie spilled onto Interstate 5, Monday, Dec. 18, 2017, in DuPont, Wash. The Amtrak train making the first-ever run along a faster new route hurtled off the overpass Monday near Tacoma and spilled some of its cars onto the highway below, killing several people, authorities said….

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Omarosa Manigault Newman set to leave White House

December 15, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Omarosa Manigault Newman   By Darlene Superville associated press WASHINGTON — The White House says Omarosa Manigault Newman — one of President Donald Trump’s most prominent African-American supporters — plans to leave the administration next month. White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders says Manigault Newman’s resignation is effective Jan. 20, one year…

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FCC votes along party lines to end ‘net neutrality’

December 15, 2017

By Tali Arbel and Barbara Ortutay associated press In a vote along party lines, the federal government has ended sweeping net-neutrality rules that guaranteed equal access to the internet. The Thursday vote at the Federal Communications Commission will likely usher in big changes in how Americans use the internet, a radical departure from more than…

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Pipe bomb strapped to man explodes in NYC subway, injuring four

December 15, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Law enforcement officials work following an explosion near New York’s Times Square on Monday, Dec. 11, 2017. Police said a man with a pipe bomb strapped to him set off the crude device in an underground passageway under 42nd Street between Seventh and Eighth Avenues. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)   By Colleen Long associated…

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Conyers resigns from Congress amid harassment allegations

December 7, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Rep. John Conyers, (D-Mich.)  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)   By Corey Williams and Richard Lardner associated press DETROIT — Democratic Rep. John Conyers resigned from Congress on Tuesday after a nearly 53-year career, becoming the first Capitol Hill politician to lose his job in the torrent of sexual misconduct allegations sweeping through the nation’s workplaces….

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A little deja vu as Atlanta mayoral runoff splits voters

December 7, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO: Atlanta mayoral candidate Keisha Lance Bottoms declares victory during an election-night watch party Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017, in Atlanta. Atlanta’s two-person mayoral runoff election is too close to call. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)   By Errin Haines Whack associated press Atlanta voters woke up to deja vu Wednesday in the racially polarized contest to…

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What you need to know about the GOP Senate Tax Bill

December 7, 2017

ABOVE CARTOON:  John Darkow, Columbia Missourian Democrats say the bill mainly benefits Wall Street. By Nigel Roberts newsone.com On Monday morning, many people were were just getting their first looks at the nearly 500-page sweeping tax bill that Senate Republicans pushed through on a party line vote of 51-49 early Saturday morning. The proposed legislations…

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Beyond Rx? CVS Health-Aetna deal may mean more services

December 7, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO: CVS store (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)   By Tom Murphy associated press CVS Health wants to do much more than fill your prescription or jab your arm with an annual flu shot. The second-largest U.S. drugstore chain is buying Aetna, the third-largest health insurer, in order to push much deeper into customer care. The…

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Ex-US Rep Brown sentenced to five years in prison for fraud

December 7, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Rep. Corrine Brown   associated press JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — A federal judge in Florida has sentenced former U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown to five years in prison, followed by three years of probation, for fraud and other charges related to a purported charity for poor students that she used as a personal slush fund….

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Recent News

Go With The-Flo

Tamron Hall helps raise funds for the Apollo Theatre Foundation at the annual “Dining With The Divas” luncheon

February 22, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO:  Tamron Hall (Debby Wong/shutterstock)   By Florence Anthony Joking about her mother’s daughter being “unemployed”...

Color Of Money

Q&A with Ken Chenault, former CEO of American Express

February 22, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO:  CEO and Chairman of American Express Kenneth Chenault attends LMCC gala & benefit dinner at...

Food And Beverage

Throw a Hot-Pot Dinner Party

February 22, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO:  Caribbean Hot-Pot Broth with Papaya Pica Sauce   Family Features Heat up your next get-together...

Seniors

The secret to sticking to your resolutions just may lie in your Medicare benefits

February 22, 2018

BPT Despite our best intentions, 80 percent of us have given up on our New Year’s resolutions...

Health

Newly launched Cancer.com provides much needed personalized support for people impacted by cancer

February 22, 2018

BPT Whether you’ve helped a family member through treatment or are facing a diagnosis yourself, hearing the...

Horoscopes

SUNscopes for the week of Feb. 25

February 22, 2018

All Signs: This is the last week of the year when the Sun is in Aquarius. A...

The Philadelphia Sunday Sun Staff