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Dear Carrie, I’m 63 and will leave my full-time job in six months. In an effort to cut back, I’m looking at all my expenses and it seems like I’m paying an awful lot in different types of insurance premiums. What do I really need at this point in my life? – A Reader Dear […]

An unidentified gunman fired into the residence where Jakari Pearson and his mother lived. Jakari Pearson was sleeping in his room at around 1:15 a.m. Wednesday when a bullet flew through one of his bedroom windows, hitting him in the chest. The 8-year-old was rushed to a local hospital in his home city of Detroit, […]

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The presidents of NABJ and NAHJ already have lofty plans for the mega conference, like hosting a presidential debate. The associations representing journalists from the nation’s two largest groups of color — blacks and Hispanics — have signed a memorandum of understanding to hold a joint convention in 2016,Bob Butler, president of the National Association […]

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The House of Representatives has succeeded in authorizing an unprecedented lawsuit against President Barack Obama, which will claim that the president exceeded his constitutional power in his handling of the Affordable Care Act, Reuters reports. Split along party lines, the 225-201 vote gives House lawyers permission to draft up the necessary legal paperwork while representatives are […]

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Resurrect Tupac for a live performance? Been there. Help elect a prime minister in the world’s second most populous country? Done that. Next stop? Washington. Holographic technology is coming to the nation’s capital. The hope is to do for political campaigns, government agencies and trade groups what it’s done for the entertainment industry and elected […]

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My 11-year-old daughter, Aoki Lee, is headed for the 8th grade already and has been asking Kimora and I for months if she could attend a boarding school in Switzerland. Her dream is to become an investment banker like her her step-father, who happens to be one of the smartest and best money men in […]

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Before rumors of her pregnancy surfaced this month, Zoe Saldana stripped down for the September 2014 issue of Women’s Health UK. While Saldana has yet to confirm any reports, her cryptic interview with the magazine seems to hint at baby news. The “Guardians of the Galaxy” star spoke about her physical transformation: “My body is less toned. I do […]

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Dear Race Manners: Why do black people seem to have so many cousins (or call so many people “cousin”)? I’m white. Just wondering! —Curious About Cousins You’re already beginning to answer your own question by noting that, to the extent that there are racial differences here, they’re likely going to be chalked up to a […]

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The Rev. Jarrett Maupin, who is eyeing Arizona’s 7th Congressional District, got a bold endorsement from a strip club, the Great Alaskan Bush Co., which endorsed him on one of its signs.  One Arizona pastor who is running for Congress received a very secular endorsement from a local strip club, the Arizona Republic reports. The Rev. […]

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Police in Kentucky are investigating themysterious death of a University of Louisville cheerleader. Danielle “Dani” Cogswell, 22, was found dead in her off-campus apartment Monday morning. The Louisville Metro Police homicide unit is handling the investigation, although officials told The Courier-Journal that there were no obvious signs of foul play at the scene. Investigators are awaiting autopsy […]

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