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Three women are flying aboard space shuttle Discovery. With another female astronaut awaiting them at the International Space Station, that makes for a record-setting four women in space at the same time.

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The Obama Administration announced a policy shift in the United State's nuclear weapons policy Tuesday


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CHICAGO (NNPA) - Speaking candidly at the "We Count! The Black Agenda is the American Agenda" forum hosted by Tavis Smiley at Chicago State University, Minister Louis Farrakhan warned against simply appealing to and expecting the American government—even an administration led by a well intentioned Black man—to solve Black problems.


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WASHINGTON (NNPA) - Census Day, April 1, has passed but that doesn't mean it's too late to turn in your 10-question Census form to be counted. The Census Bureau will continue to accept 2010 Census questionnaires by mail through mid-April.


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WASHINGTON (AP) -- Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens says he "will surely" retire while President Barack Obama is still in office, giving the president the opportunity to maintain the high court's ideological balance.


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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- NASA has cleared Discovery for a Monday morning launch to the International Space Station, the last scheduled liftoff in darkness for the soon-to-retire shuttle program.


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HAMPTON, Va. (AP) -- The lonely tombstone of U.S. Colored Cavalryman Nelson Ballard stands near a parking lot at Sentara CarePlex and is often missed by passers-by. But according to the Contraband Historical Society, the tombstone is part of a cemetery site for slaves that marks an important chapter in the history of Hampton and the United States.


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NEW YORK (AP) -- Saying low-slung pants give their wearers a bad image, a state lawmaker is making the point with some images of his own.


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CHICAGO (AP) -- Congress voted to overhaul the health care system on a Sunday. On Monday, Patti Lawson e-mailed her employer's human resources office to ask how soon she could get her 22-year-old daughter back on her health insurance.


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WASHINGTON (NNPA) - Former NAACP President and CEO Kweisi Mfume, a former Congressman and chair of the Congressional Black Caucus, will take the helm of the nation's oldest and largest Black medical association at the end of this month.


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