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Week In Review

House panel charges Rangel with ethics misdeeds

August 1, 2010

A House investigative committee has charged New York Rep. Charles Rangel with multiple ethics violations, dealing a serious blow to the former Ways and Means chairman and complicating Democrats’ election-year outlook.

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A Russian milestone: 1st black elected to office

August 1, 2010

In a country where racism is entrenched and often violent, Sagbo’s election as one of Novozavidovo’s 10 municipal councilors is a milestone. But among the town’s 10,000 people, the 48-year-old from the West African country of Benin is viewed simply a Russian who cares about his hometown.

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Obama signs sweeping financial overhaul into law

July 26, 2010

Reveling in victory, President Barack Obama last Wednesday signed into law the most sweeping overhaul of financial regulations since the Great Depression, a package that aims to protect consumers and ensure economic stability from Main Street to Wall Street.

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Hot enough for ya? Temps soar to 100 in East

July 9, 2010

The heat wasn’t going to keep Jerryll Freels inside on his vacation. The 28-year-old made his way through Times Square on Monday, combating the hot weather with a wet white washcloth over his head and a water bottle in hand.

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Justices extend gun owner rights nationwide

July 5, 2010

The Supreme Court held last Monday that Americans have the right to own a gun for self-defense anywhere they live, expanding the conservative court’s embrace of gun rights since John Roberts became Chief Justice.

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Recent News

Stateside

Biden pardons thousands for ‘simple possession’ of marijuana

October 6, 2022

By ZEKE MILLER and CHRIS MEGERIAN WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden is pardoning thousands of Americans...

Education

A message from Superintendent Watlington regarding the shooting outside of Roxborough High School

September 30, 2022

Dear School District of Philadelphia staff and families, The School District of Philadelphia is heartbroken and angered...

Entertainment

The Jacksons in concert on September 10

September 30, 2022

(Photos/Afea Tucker) The Jacksons — Jackie, Tito, and Marlon, along with a backup singer and band —...

Diaspora

Puerto Ricans await aid, fret about post-hurricane recovery

September 30, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: A man points to a home that was collapsed by Hurricane Fiona at Villa Esperanza...

Go With The-Flo

Lil Wayne is looking to make a big profit from the sale of his waterfront Miami Beach mansion

September 30, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: Lil Wayne (Paul Smith / Featureflash / Shutterstock) By Flo Anthony Fans of Chicago Med...

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