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'I bought a house for $1,000'

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The house needs some work -- new furnace, new plumbing, new windows. But that's OK, because Wyatt bought the place at auction for $1,000.

"We were looking for a home in the suburbs, but the prices were too high," said 27-year old Wyatt, who works at a local Chrysler plant

Attorney General Eric Holder 'Exasperated' By Leaks In Michael Brown Case

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder said on Friday that he expects the Justice Department's investigation into the shooting death of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown by a white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, to be complete by the time he leaves office.

Holder, who

My Brother's Keeper

Working with the My Brother's Keeper program gives me an opportunity to look back through my life and realize how blessed I am to have had mentors and coaches who have helped me become the man I am today. My wife, Jada, and I are also using the advice, shared experiences a

Justice Department Condemns Leaks In Michael Brown Case As Attempt To 'Influence Public'

The Justice Department condemned a series of leaks from the investigation into the shooting of Michael Brown by a police officer in Ferguson, Mo., The Los Angeles Times reported. The death of the unarmed black teenager on Aug. 9 sparked weeks of protes

Democrats Reverse, Pour Money Back Into Kentucky Senate Race

Emboldened by new polling showing a tight race for Senate in Kentucky, Democrats are recommitting funds to boost Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes, who is mounting a long-shot bid to unseat Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R).

The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Comm

Ben Bradlee Dead: Legendary Washington Post Editor Led Watergate Coverage

In a charmed life of newspapering, Ben Bradlee seemed always to be in just the right place.

The raspy-voiced, hard-charging editor who invigorated The Washington Post got an early break as a journalist thanks to his friendship with one president, John F. Kennedy, and beca

Urgency of Now: Why We Must Vote

Over the weekend I read a piece in The New York Times titled "Black Vote Seen as Last Hope for Democrats to Hold Senate." In short, the black vote can swing elections in key states and ultimately decide which direction the nation will go. As I've toured six states in the l

'I bought a house for $1,000'

'I bought a house for $1,000'

The house needs some work -- new furnace, new plumbing, new windows. But that's OK, because Wyatt bought the place at auction for $1,000. "We were looking for a home in the suburbs, but the prices were too high," said 27-year old Wyatt, who works at a local Chrysler plant and dabbles in real estate on the side. "I was surprised I got this for $1,000." In four months (and $30,000 in repairs), Wyatt hopes he can...

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Attorney General Eric Holder 'Exasperated' By Leaks In Michael Brown Case

Attorney General Eric Holder 'Exasperated' By Leaks In Michael Brown Case

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder said on Friday that he expects the Justice Department's investigation into the shooting death of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown by a white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, to be complete by the time he leaves office.Holder, who was speaking at a news event in Los Angeles, last month announced his resignation but said he would not leave until his replacement was chosen and confirmed by the Senate. The Obama...

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My Brother's Keeper

My Brother's Keeper

Working with the My Brother's Keeper program gives me an opportunity to look back through my life and realize how blessed I am to have had mentors and coaches who have helped me become the man I am today. My wife, Jada, and I are also using the advice, shared experiences and love that our parents and extended family have shown us to be the best parents we can. My parents taught my brother and me...

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Justice Department Condemns Leaks In Michael Brown Case As Attempt To 'Influence Public'

Justice Department Condemns Leaks In Michael Brown Case As Attempt To 'Influence Public'

The Justice Department condemned a series of leaks from the investigation into the shooting of Michael Brown by a police officer in Ferguson, Mo., The Los Angeles Times reported. The death of the unarmed black teenager on Aug. 9 sparked weeks of protests and a national debate over police tactics. The leaks from the official inquiry into the shooting appear to support the account of the incident given by Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson, that he...

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Democrats Reverse, Pour Money Back Into Kentucky Senate Race

Democrats Reverse, Pour Money Back Into Kentucky Senate Race

Emboldened by new polling showing a tight race for Senate in Kentucky, Democrats are recommitting funds to boost Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes, who is mounting a long-shot bid to unseat Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R). The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee will go back on the air in the Bluegrass State with $650,000 in television ad money, a DSCC official confirmed to The Huffington Post on Wednesday. The party organization, which works to elect Democrats to...

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Ben Bradlee Dead: Legendary Washington Post Editor Led Watergate Coverage

Ben Bradlee Dead: Legendary Washington Post Editor Led Watergate Coverage

In a charmed life of newspapering, Ben Bradlee seemed always to be in just the right place. The raspy-voiced, hard-charging editor who invigorated The Washington Post got an early break as a journalist thanks to his friendship with one president, John F. Kennedy, and became famous for his role in toppling another, Richard Nixon, in the Watergate scandal. Bradlee died at home Tuesday of natural causes, the Post reported. He was 93. Ever the newsman and ever one...

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Urgency of Now: Why We Must Vote

Urgency of Now: Why We Must Vote

Over the weekend I read a piece in The New York Times titled "Black Vote Seen as Last Hope for Democrats to Hold Senate." In short, the black vote can swing elections in key states and ultimately decide which direction the nation will go. As I've toured six states in the last three weeks, I've witnessed a perceptible lack of enthusiasm among black voters, largely because there's a disconnect between voting and what we are...

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Suspect in two California deputy deaths …

25-10-2014

Suspect in two California deputy deaths charged with murder, carjacking

(Reuters) - A Utah man was charged with carrying out a crime spree in Sacramento that killed two California sheriff's deputies and wounded a third,... Read more

Dalai Lama visits Alabama church at cent…

25-10-2014

Dalai Lama visits Alabama church at center of civil rights movement

By Sherrel Wheeler Stewart BIRMINGHAM Ala. (Reuters) - The Dalai Lama, spiritual leader of Tibet, visited one of America’s sacred sanctuaries on Saturday, touring the... Read more

Washington state teen shooter's family l…

25-10-2014

Washington state teen shooter's family living in 'nightmare'

By Eric M. Johnson and Victoria Cavaliere MARYSVILLE Wash. (Reuters) - Relatives of a Washington state teen accused of a high school shooting rampage said... Read more

Complex probe follows killing of deputie…

25-10-2014

Complex probe follows killing of deputies

Authorities search for answers after an attack leaves two California officers dead.... Read more

U.S. envoy travels to Ebola-stricken Wes…

25-10-2014

U.S. envoy travels to Ebola-stricken West Africa

By Michelle Nichols WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, Samantha Power, is traveling to Guinea on Sunday and will also visit... Read more

Other News

Jaylen Fryberg: Washington School Gunman…

25-10-2014

Jaylen Fryberg: Washington School Gunman Posted Suicidal Tweets

MARYSVILLE, Wash. (AP) — Jaylen Fryberg was well liked and athletic, a football player named to his high school’s homecoming court just one week ago.... Read more

Bill Maher: Michael Brown ‘Wasn’t A Gent…

25-10-2014

Bill Maher: Michael Brown ‘Wasn’t A Gentle Giant…He Was Acting Like A Thug’ [VIDEO]

While making the point that individuals weigh in on situations with emotion while disregarding facts, HBO’s Real Time host Bill Maher said slain Ferguson, Missouri teen... Read more

#RedefiningHERstory: Domestic Violence A…

25-10-2014

#RedefiningHERstory: Domestic Violence Activist Sil Lai Abrams Kicks Off National College Tour

Just in time for Domestic Violence Awareness Month , Sil Lai Abrams   (pictured above), renowned domestic violence activist and founder and CEO of Truth... Read more

‘Divided Time’ Film Examines Balance Of …

24-10-2014

‘Divided Time’ Film Examines Balance Of Hip-Hop Black Fatherhood

The hip-hop industry as it exists today is more vibrant and influential than ever, and as the genre continues to inspire young men and women, there are... Read more

NewsOne Minute: UNC Fake Class Scandal I…

24-10-2014

NewsOne Minute: UNC Fake Class Scandal Involved Thousands, Says Report

Tip-off at the Duke / UNC basketball game at the Dean E. Smith Center in Chapel Hill, North Carolina February 7, 2006. (Wikimedia Commons)... Read more

BREAKING: New York Officials: Doctor Has…

23-10-2014

BREAKING: New York Officials: Doctor Has Ebola, 1st In City

A Doctors Without Borders physician who recently returned to the city after treating Ebola patients in West Africa has tested positive for the virus, according... Read more

Entertainment

This Day in Black History: Oct. 26, 1985

25-10-2014

This Day in Black History: Oct. 26, 1985

"Saving All My Love for You" tops the Billboard Hot 100....

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‘I’m Not Samuel L. Jackson’…

25-10-2014

‘I’m Not Samuel L. Jackson’…

…said Laurence Fishburne, always!...

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Like I Can (Audio)

25-10-2014

Like I Can (Audio)

Like I Can (Audio)...

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This Day in Black History: Oct. 25, 1997

24-10-2014

This Day in Black History: Oct. 25, 1997

Philadelphia hosted the Million Woman March....

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Bernard Hopkins Expects a Stronger Meek …

24-10-2014

Bernard Hopkins Expects a Stronger Meek Mill Out of Prison

Boxing champ offers words of encouragement to MMG rapper....

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Bernard Hopkins: I'm Competing Against M…

24-10-2014

Bernard Hopkins: I'm Competing Against Myself

Legendary boxer defies Father Time once again....

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Sports News

No. 5 Auburn beat Gamecocks 42-35, survi…

25-10-2014

No. 5 Auburn beat Gamecocks 42-35, survive a scare (Yahoo Sports)

Nick Marshall ran for three touchdowns and passed for a score and No. 5 Auburn beat South Carolina 42-35 on Saturday night, surviving a scare... Read more

No. 24 LSU upends No.3 Mississippi, 10-7…

25-10-2014

No. 24 LSU upends No.3 Mississippi, 10-7 (Yahoo Sports)

Bo Wallace was on the cusp of prolonging No. 3 Mississippi's bid for an unbeaten season until LSU safety Ronald Martin got in the way.... Read more

Report: Army players lured recruits with…

25-10-2014

Report: Army players lured recruits with alcohol (Yahoo Sports)

Army football players lured prospective recruits with an alcohol-fueled bus trip earlier this year, and 20 cadets, two officers and two coaches have been disciplined,... Read more

Cooper leads No. 4 Alabama past Tennesse…

25-10-2014

Cooper leads No. 4 Alabama past Tennessee, 34-20 (Yahoo Sports)

Amari Cooper caught nine passes for a school-record 224 yards and scored two touchdowns to help No. 4 Alabama beat Tennessee 34-20 on Saturday night... Read more

Business News

New York City Ebola Patient Receives Blo…

25-10-2014

It is hoped the transfusion from Nancy Writebol, who survived the disease, will help Dr. Craig Spencer recover.... Read more

Suspect in Killings of Two Officers Was …

25-10-2014

Federal immigration officials say a man accused of killing two law enforcement officers in California had been previously deported after arrests.... Read more

Follow Live: Royals vs. Giants in World …

25-10-2014

Keep track of all the action as the San Francisco Giants try to even the Series against the Kansas City Royals in Game 4 in San Francisco.... Read more

'It Will Take Time': Town Struggles to H…

25-10-2014

A second vigil was held in Marysville, Washington, after a deadly high school shooting but a motive behind the gunman's rampage remains unclear.... Read more

2 Dead Inside Boutique Following Reports…

25-10-2014

Authorities responded to Bliss Boutique in San Clemente, California. The incident was reported on Twitter around 2:40 p.m.... Read more

Political News

Bill Clinton fires up gay-rights group's…

25-10-2014

He mentions Hillary Clinton's support for gay rights when she served as secretary of state.... Read more

Greens grow into electoral powerhouse

25-10-2014

Green groups become more professional and more organized in their election efforts.... Read more

Tech political ops tick off Valley liber…

25-10-2014

Silicon Valley backs candidates and groups that are at odds with the beliefs back home.... Read more

Ghost of Simpson Bowles haunts 2014

25-10-2014

Both parties are targeting the relatively few lawmakers who've endorsed the deficit-reduction plan.... Read more

What happened to that GOP lawsuit?

24-10-2014

Lawyers close to the process say they don't expect any action until after the election.... Read more

Ruemmler drops out of attorney general r…

24-10-2014

There were concerns about GOP lawmakers using her confirmation to get White House information.... Read more