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President Obama headlined the first White House Summit on Working Families in Washington Monday, aimed at creating better working… Read More

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Operation Change, a 10-part television series surrounding the activities of a global philanthropic team, made its debut… Read More

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Thanks to the smarts of a 4-year-old the real perpetrators responsible for a Ferndale, Washington home invasion on Wednesday have… Read More

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Property is the keystone in the arch of the American ethos. Our devotion to that ethos often leaves those without property like ships… Read More

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What is 7 years of your life worth? What about 13? As I’ve thought about the recently announced… Read More

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Georgia man Bryant Collins is a hero. This past Friday, June 13, he noticed something moving in the grass along Highway 72—it… Read More

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The Congressional Caucus on Black Men and Boys recently held an event focused "returning citizens": formerly incarcerated… Read More

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Hallmark has responded to the trend of wishing single moms a happy Father's Day with special holiday cards. Some love it, while others think it's… Read More

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According to her daughters, Miram Burbank loved Busch beer, menthols and the New Orleans Saints. And when the woman known as "Mae Mae" passed… Read More

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