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Texas Nurse Tests Positive for Ebola

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The deadly Ebola virus has been contracted by someone inside the United States for the first time. A nurse who had worn protective… Read More

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A Weekend of Protests in Ferguson

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An off-duty St. Louis police officer shot and killed a Black 18-year-old who had fired at him, authorities said Thursday. The killing… Read More

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In an effort to get more Black women voters to the polls, the Higher Heights Leadership Fund, an organization looking to help… Read More

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