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6:40 AM / Thursday January 28, 2021

Week In Review

Loved and hated, Andrew Breitbart dies in LA at 43

March 5, 2012

The conservative media publisher and activist who died Thursday was embraced by anti-tax, conservative tea partiers and reviled by liberals for his Internet investigations that brought down politicians and chastised mainstream journalism.

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Obama takes tougher stance on higher education

February 27, 2012

Access to college has been the driving force in federal higher education policy for decades. But the Obama administration is pushing a fundamental agenda shift that aggressively brings a new question into the debate: What are people getting for their money?

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Six of 10 on ethics panel quit Waters case

February 27, 2012

All five Republicans on the House ethics committee and the panel’s ranking Democrat withdrew from a long-standing investigation of Democratic Rep. Maxine Waters of California on Friday to avoid further questions about their impartiality.

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Obama’s budget headed to Congress

February 19, 2012

President Barack Obama is sending Congress a new budget that seeks to achieve $4 trillion in deficit reduction over the next decade through cuts in government spending and higher taxes on the wealthy. At the same time, he wants to boost spending in key areas such as transportation and education.

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Lawsuit in FAMU death reveals details of hazing

February 19, 2012

The parents of a Florida A&M band member who died after being hazed filed a wrongful death lawsuit Monday against the owner and driver of the charter bus where the ritual took place, claiming the company’s managers told drivers to ignore hazing.

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Brown student uncovers lost Malcolm X speech

February 12, 2012

The audiotape of Malcolm X’s 1961 address in Providence might never have surfaced at all if 22-year-old Brown University student Malcolm Burnley hadn’t stumbled across a reference to it in an old student newspaper.

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‘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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Baseball legend Hank Aaron passes away at 86

January 22, 2021

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Let down your hair: New Army rules for ponytails, nail color

January 27, 2021

By LOLITA C. BALDOR WASHINGTON (AP) — Female soldiers can let their hair down, and flash a...

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Goade becomes first Native American to win Caldecott Medal

January 27, 2021

By HILLEL ITALIE NEW YORK (AP) — Illustrator Michaela Goade became the first Native American to win...

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January 21, 2021

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January 21, 2021

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Trump impeachment to go to Senate Monday, launching trial

January 22, 2021

By MARY CLARE JALONICK and LISA MASCARO WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi plans to send...

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