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CIA 9/11 tapes found under desk

August 23, 2010

The CIA has tapes of Sept. 11 plotter Ramzi Binalshibh being interrogated in a secret overseas prison. Discovered under a desk, the recordings could provide an unparalleled look at how foreign governments aided the U.S. in holding and questioning suspected terrorists.

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House moves to help teachers, public workers

August 16, 2010

ouse Democratic leaders, intent on showing disenchanted voters their commitment to economic recovery, insisted on the one-day session to pass legislation they said would save the jobs of more than 300,000 teachers and other public service workers.

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Man arrested at Atlanta airport in stabbing spree

August 16, 2010

The victims have been mostly black, and police suspect the attacks may have been racially motivated. The youngest victim was 17; the oldest was 60. They ranged in size from 5-foot-4 inches and 120 pounds to 6-foot-1 and 190 pounds.

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Obama pushes business bill as an all-American goal

August 8, 2010

President Barack Obama last week cast his latest economic pitch as a matter of patriotism, urging the Senate to ditch its partisan mode at least long enough to pass a package of tax cuts and loan relief for small businesses. “This is as American as apple pie,” the president said.

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Diversity continues to lag in television newsroom management

August 8, 2010

The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) calls upon the top television ownership groups to make more of an effort to improve diversity in their management ranks. At the same time, NABJ is committed to working with these companies to train the next generation of newsroom managers.

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Despite Sherrod spotlight, black farmers denied

August 1, 2010

Black farmers, due $1.2 billion for a legacy of discrimination by the Agriculture Department, suffered a new and disheartening setback this week, despite the national spotlight provided by the quickly disavowed firing of a black department worker.

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President Wyclef? Ex-Fugee mulling Haiti campaign

August 1, 2010

There have been rumors for some time the Haitian-born entertainer might enter the 2010 presidential contest, ever since his 2007 appointment as ambassador-at-large for the Caribbean nation by President Rene Preval, who cannot seek re-election.

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NAACP mourns the passing of Vernon Baker

August 1, 2010

A military hero, Baker was awarded the Medal of Honor for his actions on April 5-6, 1945, when he and his platoon killed 26 enemy soldiers and destroyed six machine gun nests, two observer posts and four dugouts near Viareggio, Italy.

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