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Tea Party-backed Rand Paul blasted for comments

June 5, 2010

Tea Party-backed Republican Senate candidate Rand Paul was blasted by Democrats and GOP officials last Sunday for his comments that the federal government, through the Civil Rights Act, has no right to tell private businesses that they can’t discriminate.

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Unpublished intro to Malcolm X book revealed

June 5, 2010

Decrying American race relations as a near-war, Malcolm X expressed hope that his tumultuous life story could help blacks and whites, according to a never-published introduction to his best-selling autobiography.

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Detroit Police Chief: Probe ‘won’t be pretty’

June 4, 2010

Warren Evans, who was hired last summer in part to make sure Detroit’s police change the way they use force, cut short an overseas vacation and returned to the city Tuesday, just as an attorney for the family of Aiyana Stanley-Jones announced two lawsuits claiming officers violated the girl’s rights.

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Kagan should have quick path to Supreme Court

May 18, 2010

Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy of Vermont called Kagan, 50, a “superbly qualified candidate” who would “obviously” be confirmed this summer before the chamber leaves for a month long break. His panel will hold Kagan’s confirmation hearings.

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Former NFLer Lawrence Taylor charged with rape

May 18, 2010

Taylor, a 51-year-old former New York Giants star who has faced drug and tax evasion charges in the past, paid the girl $300 for sex in a Holiday Inn, where he was arrested early last Thursday, said Christopher St. Lawrence, supervisor of the town of Ramapo.

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Obama calls man who foiled Times Square bombing

May 9, 2010

The 58-year-old handbag vendor from Buchanan, N.Y., said he saw the car last Saturday and wondered who had left it behind. Jackson said he looked inside the vehicle and saw keys in the ignition, and alerted a passing mounted New York City police officer.

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Recent News

Local

Students to return to Philadelphia Public Schools on rolling schedule beginning March 8

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Horoscopes

SUNscopes for the week of March 7, 2021

March 5, 2021

All Signs: Neptune is the planet of dreams, inspiration and imagination as well as illusion, confusion and...

The Philadelphia Sunday Sun Staff