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12:15 PM / Sunday September 15, 2019

Week In Review

Rangel steps down as Ways and Means chairman

March 4, 2010

New York Rep. Charles Rangel temporarily stepped aside as chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee last Wednesday as he struggled with mounting ethics woes that left his political future uncertain at best.

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Obama puts forward last-ditch health care plan

February 27, 2010

Making a last-ditch effort to save his health care overhaul, President Barack Obama on last Monday put forward a nearly $1 trillion, 10-year compromise that would allow the government to deny or roll back egregious insurance premium increases that infuriate consumers.

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Tavis Smiley, Al Sharpton spar over black agenda, Obama

February 27, 2010

“Tavis Smiley” on PBS, announced plans for a discussion in Chicago on March 20th entitled “We Count: The Black Agenda is the American Agenda.” As part of his comments, he opined that “a chorus of black leaders have started singing a new song,” saying that the president doesn’t need a black agenda.

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N.Y. Gov. David Paterson lashes back at rumors

February 18, 2010

New York Gov. David Paterson on last Monday lashed back at what he called a “callous and sleazy” assault on his character in statehouse rumors and media reports that include accusations about womanizing and drug use, allegations he flatly denied.

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Equity and opportunity threatened by growing national “excellence gap”

February 18, 2010

A new report from the Indiana University Center for Evaluation and Education Policy (CEEP) finds that achievement gaps among high ability students from different economic, racial and linguistic backgrounds in the U.S. are large and growing, and some of the top achieving groups aren’t performing as well as in the past.

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Black Miss Virginia becomes latest Miss America

February 6, 2010

A 22-year-old Virginia woman who said she once thought her only talent was singing is the nation’s newest Miss America, emerging from a field of 53 contestants picked for their beauty, compassion and interview savvy.

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Group’s arrest deepens Haiti adoption debate

February 6, 2010

The debate over international adoption, already a bitter one, has intensified in the aftermath of Haiti’s earthquake and the arrest of 10 Americans for trying to take children out of the devastated country without permission.

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Recent News

Entertainment

‘I was stupid’: Huffman sentenced to 14 days in prison for college scam

September 13, 2019

By COLLIN BINKLEY BOSTON (AP) — “Desperate Housewives” star Felicity Huffman was sentenced Friday to 14 days...

Commentary

To Be Equal: After Labor Day – Commit to raising full-time workers out of poverty

September 13, 2019

By Marc H. Morial TRICEEDNEYWIRE.COM  “The strongest middle class the world has ever known was not built...

Color Of Money

Three emerging smart home trends of 2019

September 13, 2019

BPT If you’re building a new home, you want it to be stylish, functional, and of course,...

Health

Six keys to the best possible stroke recovery

September 13, 2019

Strokes change more than 795,000 lives in the United States each year.  In fact, according to the...

Travel

The Two Brown Crayons Tour

September 13, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Wilson Peak and the San Juan Mountains, Colorado  (Photo: Robert Cicchetti / shutterstock) By Andrea...

Go With The-Flo

Kerry Washington at the 2019 Toronto International Film Festival for the premiere of her movie “American Son”

September 13, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Kerry Washington (Photo: Tinseltown / Shutterstock) By Florence Anthony According to reports, Kevin Hart has...

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