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African Americans run a greater risk of developing — and dying from — colon cancer than…

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Chris Bristol

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.—Chris Bristol is making history in NASCAR racing.

Bristol joined the program this year after spending the last two seasons racing in the NASCAR Dodge Weekly Series as part of the Joe Gibbs/Reggie White Driver Development Program. He made history in April 2005 when he won the Late Model feature race at the Hickory, N.C. Motor Speedway. The win was the first for an African American driver in the track's 55-year history.


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Cookie LommelLOS ANGELES—How can understanding the Passover Celebration of Liberation in the…

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Sen. John Kerry

WASHINGTON—
Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass., this week voiced his concerns that two actions taken by the Bush administration amount to turning its back on the veterans; community during a time of war.

Without consultation or notification, the administration has closed its office at the Small Business Administration (SBA) solely dedicated to helping veteran-owned small businesses gain access to federal contracts.

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WASHINGTON—Tom DeLay, once one of the most powerful and feared conservatives in the U.S. Congress, said Tuesday he is resigning from the House of Representatives in the wake of two criminal investigations that dimmed his prospects for re-election.

Pictured: Tom DeLay 

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NASHVILLE, Tenn.—A new groundbreaking book on the role of African American soldiers during…

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WASHINGTON—Barack Obama has shown a Midas touch in so many different ways that it's easy to forget he's just another new senator.


In the past year, the freshman from Illinois has become a best-selling author, a millionaire, a Grammy Award winner and an importantfund-raiserfor Democrats.


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Black leaders urge a return for all of New Orleans' residents

NEW YORK—New Orleans residents displaced by Hurricane Katrina must be allowed to return and…


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