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George Zimmerman, acquitted in July in the fatal shooting of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, was arrested Monday afternoon for allegedly… Read More

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What The?! This Week

There are some things that happen in the news that simply defy words and all you can say is, "What The?!" 11/18 Naked… Read More

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Hurricane Katrina is not a metaphor. The devastation of the 2005 storm, and the failed government preparation and response… Read More

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An early favorite in the Oscar race, Steve McQueen's powerful film about one man's fall into slavery has people thinking… Read More

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Despite the potentially difficult public relations stemming from the 20-year prison sentence handed down to Marissa Alexander, the… Read More

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As language evolves, we sometimes forget the offensive origins of certain words and phrases. Or we never knew them in the first place… Read More

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On Nov. 1, the largest cuts in the history of our country’s food stamp program, now called the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance… Read More

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Los Angeles police are asking for the public’s assistance in finding a mother of two who disappeared after leaving an Inglewood… Read More

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Arrest Made in Pittsburgh High School Shooting

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Police have made an arrest in the shooting near Brashear High School. Anjohnito "AJ" Willet, 16, was taken into custody… Read More

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