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4:50 AM / Tuesday September 27, 2022

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Queen Elizabeth II mourned by Britain and world at funeral

September 23, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: The coffin of Queen Elizabeth II is carried past Horse Guards Avenue following her funeral service in Westminster Abbey in central London Monday Sept. 19, 2022. The Queen, who died aged 96 on Sept. 8, will be buried at Windsor alongside her late husband, Prince Philip, who died last year. (Alkis Konstantinidis/Pool Photo…

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GOP’s Graham unveils nationwide abortion ban after 15 weeks

September 16, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: Police officers stand separating abortion-rights protesters and people arriving to attend an event sponsored by Susan B. Anthony Pro Life America at the National Building Museum, Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2022 in Washington. (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe) By Lisa Mascaro ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — Upending the political debate, Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham introduced a nationwide…

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Queen Elizabeth II dead at 96 after 70 years on the throne

September 9, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: In this June 2, 1953 file photo Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip wave to the crowds from the balcony at Buckingham Palace, following her coronation at Westminster Abbey in London. Prince Philip, the irascible and tough-minded husband of Queen Elizabeth II who spent more than seven decades supporting his wife in…

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Obamas return to White House: Official portraits unveiled

September 8, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: The official White House portraits of former President Barack Obama and former first lady Michelle Obama are displayed during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House, Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2022, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) By Darlene Superville ASSOCIATED PRESS  WASHINGTON — Former President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle…

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Gorbachev mourned as rare world leader but some still bitter

September 1, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: Soviet President Mikhail S. Gorbachev, looks serious and concerned as he waves from the Red Square tribune during Revolution Day celebrations on Tuesday, Nov. 7, 1989 in Moscow. (AP Photo/Boris Yurchenko) By Kirsten Grieshaber and Patrick Quinn ASSOCIATED PRESS  BERLIN — The passing of Mikhail Gorbachev, the last leader of the Soviet Union…

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It’s signed… now what?

August 19, 2022

Now that the Inflation Reduction Act has been passed and signed into law, what does it mean for Philadelphians in general, and the Black community in particular? ABOVE PHOTO: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), surrounded by other House Democrats, signs the Inflation Reduction Act after it passed the House 220-207 at the U.S. Capitol Aug….

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Dems rally around abortion. Are they reaching Black voters?

August 12, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: Valeri Langston is seen at a rally for Wisconsin Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Mandela Barnes at John Marshall High School Friday, July 15, 2022, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash) By Harm Venhuizen ASSOCIATED PRESS  MILWAUKEE — Facing critical races for governor and U.S. Senate, Democratic hopefuls in Wisconsin are hoping that their support…

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Mar-a-Lago search just part of one of several Trump probes

August 12, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: Secret Service agents stand near one of the entrances to Mar-A-Lago in Palm Beach, Fla., Monday, Aug. 8, 2022. Former President Donald Trump said in a lengthy statement that the FBI was conducting a search of his Mar-a-Lago estate and asserted that agents had broken open a safe. (Andres Leiva/The Palm Beach Post…

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Justice Dept. seeks to unseal search warrant of Trump home

August 11, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: Attorney General Merrick Garland speaks during a news conference at the Department of Justice in Washington, Thursday, Aug. 4, 2022. The U.S. Justice Department announced civil rights charges Thursday against four Louisville police officers over the drug raid that led to the death of Breonna Taylor, a Black woman whose fatal shooting contributed…

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Pope apologizes for ‘catastrophic’ school policy in Canada

July 28, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: Pope Francis kisses the hand of residential school survivor Elder Alma Desjarlais of the Frog Lake First Nation as Chief Greg Desjarlais left looks on as he arrives in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, on Sunday, July 24, 2022. His visit to Canada is aimed at reconciliation with Indigenous people for the Catholic Church’s role…

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