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Ferguson braces for finding on shooting of unarmed black teen

Residents of Ferguson, Missouri, prepared on Wednesday for a grand jury report expected soon on the fatal...

Nevada has highest proportion of illegal immigrants in U.S.: study

Nevada has the highest proportion of illegal immigrants of any U.S. state at 7.6 percent of its...

Harvard sued over ‘racial profiling’

A nonprofit group filed a lawsuit Monday against Harvard University, accusing the world-famous Ivy League institution of...

East Coast popular for immigrants in US illegally

Immigrants entering the U.S. illegally are increasingly making states along the East Coast their home rather than...

Report: Janice Dickinson accuses Bill Cosby of rape

Former supermodel Janice Dickinson accused Bill Cosby of sexual assault, telling “Entertainment Tonight” in an interview aired...

2 GOP presidents acted unilaterally on immigration

Two presidents have acted unilaterally on immigration — and both were Republican. Ronald Reagan and his successor...

Ferguson braces for finding on shooting of unarmed black teen

Ferguson braces for finding on shooting of unarmed black teen

Residents of Ferguson, Missouri, prepared on Wednesday for a grand jury report expected soon on the fatal August shooting of an unarmed black teen by a white policeman, an event that laid bare long-simmering racial tensions in the St. Louis suburb.

The shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown sparked weeks of sometimes violent protests. Many businesses have boarded up their windows as they expect another wave of demonstrations to follow the grand jury’s decision, particularly if officer Darren Wilson is …

November 19, 2014 | No comment | Read More »

Nevada has highest proportion of illegal immigrants in U.S.: study

Nevada has highest proportion of illegal immigrants in U.S.: study

Nevada has the highest proportion of illegal immigrants of any U.S. state at 7.6 percent of its population while the number of illegal immigrants nationwide is leveling off at about 11.2 million, according to a study released on Tuesday.

The study by the Pew Research Center looked at U.S. illegal immigrant population trends over a three-year period ending in 2012.

The number of illegal immigrants in Nevada fell by 20,000 over that period, according to the Pew analysis, but …

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Report: Janice Dickinson accuses Bill Cosby of rape

Report: Janice Dickinson accuses Bill Cosby of rape

Former supermodel Janice Dickinson accused Bill Cosby of sexual assault, telling “Entertainment Tonight” in an interview aired on Tuesday that the comedian raped her.

Dickinson is the latest of a handful of women who have accused Cosby of sexual assault — allegations the comedian has repeatedly said are untrue. He has never been prosecuted.

In the interview, Dickinson claims Cosby assaulted her in 1982 after the two had dinner in Lake Tahoe. She alleges he …

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Sugarhill Gang rapper Big Bank Hank dead at 57

Sugarhill Gang rapper Big Bank Hank dead at 57

A member of the Sugarhill Gang, whose pioneering hit “Rapper’s Delight” brought hip hop to mainstream audiences 35 years ago, died Tuesday of complications from cancer.

“Big Bank Hank,” whose real name was Henry Jackson, died early Tuesday in Englewood, New Jersey, according to David Mallie, who manages the two surviving Sugarhill Gang members. The New York native was 57.

A beefy, boisterous presence onstage, Hank handled vocals in the early to middle portion of “Rapper’s Delight,” which despite its …

November 12, 2014 | No comment | Read More »

McDonald’s recalls lollipop whistles over choking concerns

McDonald’s recalls lollipop whistles over choking concerns

U.S. restaurant chain McDonald’s Corp is recalling about 2.5 million lollipop whistles because young children can choke on the parts, the Consumer Product Safety Commission said on Monday.

The Oakbrook, Illinois, company has received two reports of children who coughed out pieces of the Hello Kitty Birthday Lollipop Whistles they had sucked into their mouths, the commission said in a statement. One of the children received medical attention.

Parts inside the whistle can come loose, it said. About 2.3 million …

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U.S. top court does not act yet on Obamacare subsidies challenge

U.S. top court does not act yet on Obamacare subsidies challenge

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday took no action on a closely watched case that challenges a key part of the Obamacare healthcare law and could limit the availability of federal health insurance subsidies for millions of Americans.

The legal fight concerns whether the subsidies vital to the implantation of the 2010 Affordable Care Act should be available in all 50 states or only in some. The case was brought by conservative challengers to the law who were appealing …

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Minnesota Vikings’ Peterson banned for rest of NFL season

Minnesota Vikings’ Peterson banned for rest of NFL season

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson was banned for the rest of the 2014 season as NFL chiefs accused the star of showing no remorse for beating his four-year-old son with a tree branch.

National Football League commissioner Roger Goodell said the league will not consider reinstating Peterson before April 15 of next year and ordered him to undergo counseling, therapy and treatment.

The league players’ union said it will appeal and hope to have the case heard by an …

November 19, 2014 | No comment | Read More »

RG3 throws Redskins teammates under bus after his own bad game

RG3 throws Redskins teammates under bus after his own bad game

Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III had a bad outing Sunday, throwing two interceptions and taking six sacks — against a statistically bad defense — in a home loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Griffin started his postgame news conference in the right way, shouldering the blame, saying, “I have to do better.”

RG3 then said the Redskins “can’t throw knives and stab each other in the back.”

“It takes 11 men,” Griffin said. “It doesn’t take …

November 17, 2014 | No comment | Read More »

Reviews

2015 Hyundai Sonata

2015 Hyundai Sonata

The previous Hyundai Sonata was an especially bold move—one that’s paid off, drawing attention to Hyundai with its daring yet practical...

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2015 Cadillac Escalade

2015 Cadillac Escalade

The 2015 Cadillac Escalade is all-new, with an exterior design that sparkles and shines even more than ever, and an interior...

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Infinity Q70: Flagship of Luxury

Infinity Q70: Flagship of Luxury

The Infiniti Q70 — previously known as the M (or the M37 or M56) — doesn’t just serve as a very...

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Other News

Ferguson braces for finding on shooting of unarmed black teen

Residents of Ferguson, Missouri, prepared on Wednesday for a grand jury report expected soon on...

Nov 19, 2014 | No comment | Read More »

Nevada has highest proportion of illegal immigrants in U.S.: study

Nevada has the highest proportion of illegal immigrants of any U.S. state at 7.6 percent...

Nov 19, 2014 | No comment | Read More »

Harvard sued over ‘racial profiling’

A nonprofit group filed a lawsuit Monday against Harvard University, accusing the world-famous Ivy League...

Nov 19, 2014 | No comment | Read More »

Minnesota Vikings’ Peterson banned for rest of NFL season

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson was banned for the rest of the 2014 season...

Nov 19, 2014 | No comment | Read More »

East Coast popular for immigrants in US illegally

Immigrants entering the U.S. illegally are increasingly making states along the East Coast their home...

Nov 19, 2014 | No comment | Read More »

Doctor with Ebola dies at Nebraska hospital

A doctor from Sierra Leone who was being treated at a US hospital for Ebola...

Nov 17, 2014 | No comment | Read More »

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