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4:55 AM / Tuesday August 4, 2020

Week In Review

‘Soul Train’ host Don Cornelius dead of suicide

February 5, 2012

Officers responding to a report of a shooting found Cornelius at his Mulholland Drive home at around 4 AM, police said. He was pronounced dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound at 4:56 AM at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, said Los Angeles County Assistant Chief Coroner Ed Winter.

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Romney: Not focused on poor, they have safety net

February 5, 2012

Republican presidential front-runner Mitt Romney, confident after his Florida primary victory, ended up inviting criticism Wednesday when he said he’s “not concerned about the very poor” because they have an “ample safety net.”

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Publisher calling for Obama assassination quits

January 28, 2012

After writing a very controversial column about assassinating President Barack Obama, the Atlanta Jewish Times owner and publisher resigned. Andrew Adler wrote a scathing opinion piece, supposing Israel would consider assassinating the president in a plan to head off a nuclear Iran.

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Obama: American dream in peril,fast action needed

January 28, 2012

Declaring the American dream under siege, President Barack Obama called Tuesday night for a flurry of help for a hurting middle class and higher taxes on millionaires, delivering a State of the Union address packed with re-election themes.

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NJ parents: Disabled girl was denied transplant

January 22, 2012

The girl’s mother, Chrissy Rivera, last week posted a blog entry that described an encounter she claimed happened at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. She said she was there to discuss treatment for her daughter, Amelia, who was born with Wolf-Hirschhorn syndrome…

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Texas teen deported to Colombia reunites with mom

January 16, 2012

A Texas teenager who was deported to Colombia in May after claiming to be an illegal immigrant was returned to the United States and remains at the center of an international mystery over how a minor could be sent to a country where she is not a citizen.

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Recent News

Sun Report

Police agencies pulling out of Democratic convention

July 31, 2020

MILWAUKEE (AP) — More than 100 police agencies are withdrawing from agreements to send personnel to bolster...

Entertainment

Toronto sets lineup, Regina King to debut Muhammad Ali film

July 31, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: Actor-director Werner Herzog, left, and actress-director Regina King. The Toronto International Film Festival on Thursday...

Stateside

NAACP Kicks Off 111th Annual Convention with Arts, Culture & Entertainment Festival

August 3, 2020

Washington, D.C. – The NAACP will kick off its 111th Annual Convention on Monday, August 3, 2020, with...

Commentary

A Millennial Voice: Vital Tonics

July 31, 2020

By Danaé Reid To the naked eye, Natalie Bustamante looks like your ordinary, successful, beautiful Latina woman,...

Seniors

How self-determination is changing elderly and disability care in the age of COVID-19

July 31, 2020

BPT The threat of COVID-19 in nursing homes and assisted living facilities has led elderly individuals and...

Go With The-Flo

Cuba Gooding Jr. catches the Gov. Cuomo’s ire after being photographed with his mask down at charity event

July 31, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: Cuba Gooding Jr. (Photo: Denis Makarenko / Shutterstock) By Florence Anthony Oprah Winfrey has set...

The Philadelphia Sunday Sun Staff