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Black man killed at IRS Office recalled as hero

February 27, 2010

When Joseph Andrew Stack crashed his plane into an IRS building in Texas Thursday morning, leaving behind a ranting letter against the government indicating that taxes ruined him financially, some people wrote him off as deranged.

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Ex-POW Shoshana Johnson shares her struggle

February 19, 2010

Shoshana Johnson survived gunshot wounds to both legs and 22 days as a prisoner of war in Iraq. Life wasn’t so easy when she came home, either. In her recently released book, the 37-year-old single mother describes mental health problems related to her captivity and tells how…

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Michael Jackson’s doctor charged in singer’s death

February 19, 2010

Dr. Conrad Murray pleaded not guilty to involuntary manslaughter in the death of the pop star at a brief hearing that had all the trappings of another sensational celebrity courtroom drama. Murray, a cardiologist who was with Jackson when he died June 25 at his rented Los Angeles mansion, is accused of…

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Mitch Landrieu elected mayor of New Orleans

February 19, 2010

Mitch Landrieu was elected mayor of New Orleans last week, replacing term-limited Ray Nagin and becoming the majority-black city’s first white mayor since 1979, the year his father, Moon Landrieu, left the office.

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A closer look at judicial diversity in nine states…

February 6, 2010

Women and members of ethnic or racial minorities are underrepresented in a majority of state courts across the nation. A new report from the National Institute on Money in State Politics, titled “Judicial Diversity And Money In Politics,” examines judicial elections…

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Wyclef Jean calls for evacuating Haiti capital

January 24, 2010

Haitian-born musician Wyclef Jean defended his charity last Monday in the wake of questions about its practices while calling on the international community to enable the evacuation of his homeland’s earthquake-ravaged capital.

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For $65, tourists get peek at Los Angeles gangland

January 24, 2010

Former gang member Alfred Lomas (in photo above) talks with reporters during a “LA Gang Tours” tour of Los Angeles. Only miles from the scenic vistas and celebrity mansions that draw sightseers from around the globe, but a world away from the glitz and glamour, a bus tour is rolling through the dark side of the city’s gang turf. Passengers paying $65 a head sign waivers acknowledging they could be crime victims as they put their fate in the hands of tattooed ex-gang members who say they have negotiated a cease-fire among rivals in the most violent gangland in America.

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