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NEW YORK – Rev. Al Sharpton today endorsed Sonia Sotomayor, President Obama’s pick for Supreme Court Justice. During a news conference, Sharpton said, “What we saw yesterday was a message to all America, black, white, Latino, that you can come...
CHICAGO – U.S. Senator Roland Burris of Illinois is reacting today to phone transcripts that, some say, implicate him in a “pay-to-play” scheme to get the senate seat. Burris took time before his departure for a two-day tour...
More and more young women are walking with baby strollers before they walk down the aisle. A new study from the CDC’s National Center for Health Statistics finds the percentage of babies born to unmarried mothers has risen...

Delray Beach, FL – A Haitian woman who narrowly escaped the sinking of a smuggler’s boat two weeks ago has now given birth to a healthy baby boy in a Florida hospital. Lexilia Lexidort was pregnant when she...
PHOENIX – The young daughter of boxer Mike Tyson has died one day after she was involved in a treadmill accident at her home in Phoenix. Police there says Exodus Tyson was pronounced dead just before noon Tuesday. The four-year-old...
WASHINGTON – The NCAA Basketball Champion Tar Heels received a personal “thank you” from the president. The men’s basketball team from the University of North Carolina visited the White House and presented Mr. Obama with his own Tar...

Summer marks the start of the busy wedding season. Having the invitations, the cake, and of course the dress are all a part of the perfect wedding essentials, but what if everything doesn’t work out perfectly? There...
New research suggests regular exposure to violence in the media could desensitize people to the suffering of others. In two studies, researchers from the University of Michigan found people who had just seen a violent movie or played...
WASHINGTON – The president traded a business suit for jeans and a Chicago White Sox jacket before heading to Georgetown, a Washington DC neighborhood to see daughters Malia and Sasha play in separate soccer games. Mr. Obama cheered and...

Durham, NC – Oprah Winfrey told Duke University’s graduating class that the best way to enhance your own life is to enhance somebody else’s. This was a special commencement address for the talk show host because her godson,...
Lexington, KY – Muhammad Ali made a rare public appearance. The boxing great attended an event in Lexington, KY to announce a new charity fund. With a $50,000 donation, the animal nutrition company Alltech joined The...
Even if kids eat a diet filled with fruits and vegetables, their bodies might be robbed of those beneficial antioxidants if they’re exposed to cigarette smoke. A study by the University of Rochester Medical Center that included more...
Data from a seven-year study of more than 18,000 men suggest that Finasteride, a popular hair growth drug, may be used as a daily preventative therapy for men. The study saw at least a 25 – 30% reduced...
PHOENIX – The four year old daughter of Mike Tyson is on life support at an Arizona hospital the result of a tragic accident on a treadmill. It all happened at a family home in the Phoenix area on Monday....
WASHINGTON – President Obama has nominated Federal Appeals Court Judge Sonia Sotomayor to serve on the United States Supreme Court. If confirmed, Sotomayor would become the first Hispanic-American to serve on the high court. Sotomayor grew up poor in...
Saturday, hundreds of people came out to General Edward O. Gourdin Park to help honor the rich history of African American soldiers...
VIDEO - Washington - A statue of a former slave who became a women's rights activist is now on display in Washington DC. First Lady Michelle Obama, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi unveiled a bust of Sojourner Truth at the Capitol Visitor Center...
New census figures show we are in a baby bust because of the recession. The government says because of recession the number of children born last year fell sharply compared to 2007. Experts say the trend started just before...
New York City, New York – May 19, 2009 First lady Michelle Obama hosted the opening spring gala for the American Ballet Theatre in New York City Monday night. She was on hand for the first performance of the...
Jimmy Metellus, a Haitian man, accused of piloting a boat overloaded with migrants that overturned off the coast of south Florida, could be facing the death penalty. Metellus is charged with alien smuggling that resulted in death...