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Maria Boynton
April 27, 2018 - 5:34 pm
Amy Sherald says the David C. Driskell Prize "came right on time." The artist, whose portrait of former First Lady Michelle Obama hangs in the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C., calls it all "exciting." She's received other grants and prizes, yet Sherald says "this one feels...
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Maria Boynton
April 26, 2018 - 2:57 pm
TV icon Bill Cosby has been found guilty of all 3 counts of sexual assault against him. A jury in Norristown, PA, deliberated for more than 14 days over two days before reaching a verdict. Cosby, who is 80 years old, was convicted of aggravatd indecent assault for drugging and assaulting Andrea...
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April 24, 2018 - 6:13 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The new head of the nation's top public health agency is getting paid nearly twice what his predecessor made and far more than other past directors, government officials confirmed. Dr. Robert Redfield Jr., 66, has a long career as a top HIV researcher, but he had no experience...
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Amanda Cooper
April 24, 2018 - 10:46 am
Neo-Nazis exercised their first and second amendment rights in Greenville Street Park in Newnan Georgia. Video of Neo Nazi Rally in Newnan Georgia Members of the National Socialist Movement, a white nationalist organization that has been labeled a hate group by the Southern Poverty Law Center,...
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Amanda Cooper
April 20, 2018 - 6:10 pm
Thousands of students from all over the country staged a national school walkout today on the 19th anniversary of the Columbine High School shooting. In Atlanta, roughly 100 students skipped school and gathered on the steps of the Georgia Capitol in protest for “congressional, state, and local...
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Amanda Cooper
April 17, 2018 - 8:15 pm
The national flag is at half-staff as the nation mourns the loss of Former First Lady Barbara Bush. She passed away today surrounded by close family and friends at her home in Houston TX. On Sunday, Bush family spokesman Jim McGrath issued a statement regarding her failing health as the family...
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Maria Boynton
April 17, 2018 - 10:58 am
Update: Because of a problem with the IRS computer system, taxpayers have until midnight tonight (Wednesday-April 18, 2018) to file their taxes or to request an extension. Story originally written on Tuesday: April 17, 2017 Today is tax day. But, not every post office is staying open late tonight,...
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April 16, 2018 - 5:01 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Starbucks wants to add training for store managers on "unconscious bias," CEO Kevin Johnson said Monday, as activists held more protests at a Philadelphia store where two black men were arrested when employees said they were trespassing. Johnson, who has called the arrests "...
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April 16, 2018 - 4:20 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Kendrick Lamar has won the Pulitzer Prize for music, making history as the first non-classical or jazz artist to win the prestigious prize. The revered rapper is also the most commercially successful musician to receive the award, usually reserved for critically acclaimed classical...
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Amanda Cooper
April 13, 2018 - 4:52 pm
Organizers are encouraging gun rights supporters to bring unloaded rifles to rallies at state capitols across the U.S. this weekend, pushing back against a wave of student-led gun violence protests that some see as a threat to the Second Amendment. A group called the National Constitutional...
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