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In LaKeisha’s hometown of Atlanta, black women die in childbirth at a rate more than three times the national average.   LaKeisha… Read More

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As Deadspin explained earlier this week, dressing up as NFL wife-puncher Ray Rice for Halloween is a bad idea. Worse idea? Dressing… Read More

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Last week, details continued to emerge… Read More

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While most available reports focus on 43-year-old Darren Vann’s history of sexual violence and the possibility that he may… Read More

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A New York doctor who took the subway and went bowling in Brooklyn last night tested positive for Ebola today at New York's Bellevue… Read More

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The Islamist militant group Boko Haram has conducted another mass kidnapping of dozens of women and girls in Nigeria, according to… Read More

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