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President Barack Obama wrote a rare op-ed voicing his support

gay protest signsWASHINGTON (CNN) -- The U.S. Senate voted Monday to begin debate on an anti-discrimination bill to protect lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender employees from workplace discrimination.



The gunman's brother called authorities after hearing about shots at the mall

(CNN) -- A gunman who opened fire at a New Jersey mall Monday night later holed up in a back room and shot himself in the head, authorities say.



Police went to Suspects Apartment half an hour too late

TSA officer Gerardo HernandezAfter a weekend of intense investigation, authorities are piecing together more details about Friday's fatal shooting at Los Angeles International Airport, including the suspect's behavior earlier in the week and a warning from his family that may have come moments too late.



Karzai told US congressional delegation killing of Hakimullah Mehsud was badly timed

AfghanistanAfghan President Hamid Karzai has criticized the timing of the U.S. drone strike that killed the leader of the Pakistani Taliban last week, his office said in a statement.



Kenya Mall Attack defendantsFour people were charged Monday, accused of involvement in the attack on the Westgate mall in Kenya, but each pleaded not guilty.



Gary Kubiak taken to hospital for evaluation

Gary KubiakHouston Texans head coach Gary Kubiak collapsed on the field at a game against the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday night, petrifying the home crowd as he was wheeled away on a stretcher.
The 52-year-old coach was walking near the 20-yard line just after halftime started when he slowly bent over and then collapsed.



Howard Brookins questioned if three-year mandatory sentence for gun offenses is necessary

crime scene tapeTwenty-first Ward Alderman Howard Brookins recently proposed a $20 million fund be created for victims of Chicago police brutality and questioned if a three-year mandatory sentence for illegal gun offenses is necessary.



Legal luminaries are squaring off publicly

slave shipEven before the first legal briefs have been filed in a British or World Court seeking reparations for slavery in 14 Caribbean island nations, legal luminaries are squaring off publicly.



In order to stay with the changing times, people will need much more than a boring business card

Today, the workplace is more competitive and so are individuals within the business world. Day to day business is global and in order to stay with the changing times, people will need much more than a boring business card.



More than half of all Blacks live in eight states

President Obama signs Obamacare lawWASHINGNTON (NNPA) – Even if healthcare.gov, the web portal for federal health insurance exchange, worked perfectly, more than 5 million poor, uninsured adults, many of them Black, will continue to go without coverage, because they live in states that didn't expand Medicaid, according to a recent brief by the the Kaiser Family Foundation.


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