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Half A Million More Americans To Get Health Care As Republican Gov Caves

Pennsylvania agreed to expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act on Thursday, joining 26 states and the District of Columbia.

Federal regulators accepted a modified proposal from Gov. Tom Corbett (R) that will offer an estimated 500,000 low-income individuals subsidie

Billionaire heir buys Rosa Parks archive

Hundreds of items that belonged to civil rights icon Rosa Parks and have been sitting unseen for years in a New York warehouse were sold to a foundation run by the son of billionaire investment guru Warren Buffett, the younger Buffett said Thursday.

 

Howard G. Buffet

How to fix wealth inequality

The ability to transfer wealth from one generation to the next is the driving force behind ending intergeneratio

Most wealth in the United States is gained from the appreciation of home values over time. Twenty-five percent of Americans' wealth, the sum of all physical an

IRS hits Vanessa Williams with a big tax lien

The IRS filed a tax lien against Vanessa Williams, saying the singer-actress owes the federal government $369,249 for her 2011 earnings.

The lien was filed at the New York City register office on August 13, 2014, according to a document on that website

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Attorney: Video Shows John Crawford III Being Shot ‘on Sight’ in Wal-Mart Toy-Gun Case

An attorney for the Ohio man’s family, who was allowed to see surveillance video of the Aug. 5 incident, claims that the young father was leaning on the pellet gun and talking on the phone, with his back toward officers, when he was “shot on sight.” 

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Angry About Ferguson? Oppose Voter ID Laws

Voter ID Laws.

An obvious way for everyone to help right the wrongs of Ferguson is to oppose voter ID laws, which are designed to suppress the black vote nationwide.

When a white police officer shot and killed an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, Missouri, this month, a community took

Mo'ne, sweet revenge for yesterday's sidelined girls

Mo'ne Davis of Pennsylvania pitches to a Nevada batter.

"Hey batter, hey batter, batter -- swing!"

That's the chant my grade-school girlfriends and I would scream from the wooden bleachers at all the neighborhood Little League games. For maximum impact it was crucial to scream "Swing!" at the precise moment the ball crossed th

Half A Million More Americans To Get Health Care As Republican Gov Caves

Half A Million More Americans To Get Health Care As Republican Gov Caves

Pennsylvania agreed to expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act on Thursday, joining 26 states and the District of Columbia. Federal regulators accepted a modified proposal from Gov. Tom Corbett (R) that will offer an estimated 500,000 low-income individuals subsidies to purchase private insurance. The plan allows some low-income individuals to be charged premiums for coverage, and permits the number of available benefit plans to be reduced from 14 to two -- a "high-risk" option and...

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Billionaire heir buys Rosa Parks archive

Billionaire heir buys Rosa Parks archive

Hundreds of items that belonged to civil rights icon Rosa Parks and have been sitting unseen for years in a New York warehouse were sold to a foundation run by the son of billionaire investment guru Warren Buffett, the younger Buffett said Thursday.   Howard G. Buffett told The Associated Press that his foundation plans to give the items, which include Parks' Presidential Medal of Freedom, to an institute or museum he hasn't yet selected. Buffett said...

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How to fix wealth inequality

How to fix wealth inequality

The ability to transfer wealth from one generation to the next is the driving force behind ending intergeneratio Most wealth in the United States is gained from the appreciation of home values over time. Twenty-five percent of Americans' wealth, the sum of all physical and financial assets, comes from the increased value of homes -- and that number is nearly 50% for people of color.  However, according to a new study by the Russell Sage Foundation, household...

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IRS hits Vanessa Williams with a big tax lien

IRS hits Vanessa Williams with a big tax lien

The IRS filed a tax lien against Vanessa Williams, saying the singer-actress owes the federal government $369,249 for her 2011 earnings. The lien was filed at the New York City register office on August 13, 2014, according to a document on that website     The publicist for Williams did not immediately respond Wednesday to requests for comment. Williams, 51, was the first black Miss America, but her reign soon erupted into scandal when nude photos of her appeared in...

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Attorney: Video Shows John Crawford III Being Shot ‘on Sight’ in Wal-Mart Toy-Gun Case

Attorney: Video Shows John Crawford III Being Shot ‘on Sight’ in Wal-Mart Toy-Gun Case

An attorney for the Ohio man’s family, who was allowed to see surveillance video of the Aug. 5 incident, claims that the young father was leaning on the pellet gun and talking on the phone, with his back toward officers, when he was “shot on sight.”  John Crawford III did not even have the BB gun pointed in the air. In fact, he wasn’t even facing the officers who shot him. At least, that’s what his family’s...

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Angry About Ferguson? Oppose Voter ID Laws

Angry About Ferguson? Oppose Voter ID Laws

An obvious way for everyone to help right the wrongs of Ferguson is to oppose voter ID laws, which are designed to suppress the black vote nationwide. When a white police officer shot and killed an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, Missouri, this month, a community took to the streets in protest. In response, people all over the world began to think seriously about issues of race in policing, political representation, and the persistent reality of...

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Mo'ne, sweet revenge for yesterday's sidelined girls

Mo'ne, sweet revenge for yesterday's sidelined girls

"Hey batter, hey batter, batter -- swing!" That's the chant my grade-school girlfriends and I would scream from the wooden bleachers at all the neighborhood Little League games. For maximum impact it was crucial to scream "Swing!" at the precise moment the ball crossed the plate. The goal was to intimidate batters to blindly swing and miss. Our chants were loudest when my little brother, Rod, was on the pitching mound. He was a scrawny kid but...

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Headline News

Woman struck by 2 hit-and-run drivers in…

29-08-2014

Woman struck by 2 hit-and-run drivers in Hunting Park

A woman is hospitalized after police say she was struck by one vehicle and run over by a second in Philadelphia's Hunting Park section.... Read more

Comedian Joan Rivers hospitalized in New…

29-08-2014

Comedian Joan Rivers hospitalized in New York City

NEW YORK (AP) — Joan Rivers remained in a New York City hospital Friday, one day after going into cardiac arrest at a doctor's office.... Read more

Democratic Sen. Chris Murphy expresses ‘…

29-08-2014

Democratic Sen. Chris Murphy expresses ‘extreme degree of skepticism’ about expanding strikes on ISIL to Syria

Sen. Chris Murphy says he would be “very unlikely” to support expanding America’s military campaign against the brutal ISIL militia from Iraq into neighboring Syria.... Read more

Manatees may soon lose endangered specie…

29-08-2014

Manatees may soon lose endangered species status

MIAMI (AP) — The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is considering changing the manatee's status from endangered to threatened.... Read more

Tractor trailer overturns near I-76 WB a…

29-08-2014

Tractor trailer overturns near I-76 WB and Roosevelt Boulevard

Police say a tractor trailer overturned along the exit ramp between Roosevelt Boulevard and the Schuylkill Expressway westbound early Friday morning.... Read more

Other News

Ferguson Raises Questions Around Traditi…

28-08-2014

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Exposing Risk-Based Sentencing

28-08-2014

Exposing Risk-Based Sentencing

Did you know that at least 20 states have sentencing policies that allow them to determine the severity of a criminal sentence based on factors... Read more

Caught On Tape: Fla. Cop Threatens To ‘P…

28-08-2014

Caught On Tape: Fla. Cop Threatens To ‘Put A Round’ In Black Men During Traffic Stop [VIDEO]

  Within the last two months,  Eric Garner , 43, unarmed, was killed on July 17 by NYPD officer Daniel Pantaleo who placed him in... Read more

‘Cops’ Crew Member Killed In Omaha Polic…

27-08-2014

‘Cops’ Crew Member Killed In Omaha Police Shooting

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Police officers who opened fire while disrupting a robbery at a fast-food restaurant in Omaha killed a crew member with the... Read more

#BlackLivesMatter Ride: Hundreds Traveli…

27-08-2014

#BlackLivesMatter Ride: Hundreds Traveling From Across The US To St. Louis On Labor Day Weekend

  People in a crowd hold signs and listen to speakers at a demonstration on Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014, in Decatur, Georgia, in the town... Read more

Entertainment

Jeezy Released From Jail After Posting B…

28-08-2014

Jeezy Released From Jail After Posting Bail

The rapper was arrested for illegal possession of a gun....

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Exclusive: Sunday Best Is in the Booth

28-08-2014

Exclusive: Sunday Best Is in the Booth

Some of the Sunday Best 7 Top 10 record songs for iTunes!...

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UDL - Orange Team

28-08-2014

UDL - Orange Team

The Urban Dance League (U.D.L) is a professional sports league of organized street-dance competitions, classes, and showcases....

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UDL - Black Team

28-08-2014

UDL - Black Team

The Urban Dance League (U.D.L) is a professional sports league of organized street-dance competitions, classes, and showcases. ...

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UDL - Yellow Team

28-08-2014

UDL - Yellow Team

The Urban Dance League (U.D.L) is a professional sports league of organized street-dance competitions, classes, and showcases....

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UDL - Blue Team

28-08-2014

UDL - Blue Team

The Urban Dance League (U.D.L) is a professional sports league of organized street-dance competitions, classes, and showcases....

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Sports News

Angels rally in 10th for 4-3 win over Oa…

29-08-2014

Angels rally in 10th for 4-3 win over Oakland (Yahoo Sports)

The Angels and Athletics realize their paths to the World Series are likely to cross repeatedly this fall. Both AL West powers are prepared... Read more

No. 18 Ole Miss pulls away from Boise St…

28-08-2014

No. 18 Ole Miss pulls away from Boise State 35-13 (Yahoo Sports)

Boise State in no way resembled the program that used to beat the big boys with such regularity. The Rebels finally came around in... Read more

Bills WR Watkins hurt in 23-0 loss to Li…

28-08-2014

Bills WR Watkins hurt in 23-0 loss to Lions (Yahoo Sports)

The Buffalo Bills lost more than their preseason finale Thursday night, when rookie receiver Sammy Watkins did not return after aggravating a rib injury. ... Read more

Kenny Football: Hill surpasses Manziel's…

28-08-2014

Kenny Football: Hill surpasses Manziel's mark (Yahoo Sports)

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) -- Kenny Hill looked more than ready to replace Johnny Manziel on the field. He is still getting used to the attention... Read more

Business News

'Tragic Accident': Family of Uzi Mishap …

29-08-2014

The grieving family of Charles Vacca, the shooting instructor accidentally killed by a 9-year-old, said they feel “sorry” for the girl and her family.... Read more

What Happens to Malaysia Airlines Jets I…

29-08-2014

The airline is set for restructuring after back-to-back disasters spooked customers and cost tens of millions.... Read more

Safe to Drink? What to Know About Brain-…

29-08-2014

If this amoeba reaches your brain, the chances of death are high, but there are simple ways to avoid it.... Read more

So Long, Summer! Labor Day by the Number…

29-08-2014

This week's "by the numbers" infographic breaks down the facts and figures behind the Labor Day holiday. Graphic designer: Erich Bartlebargh.... Read more

So Long, Summer! Labor Day by the Number…

29-08-2014

This week's "by the numbers" infographic breaks down the facts and figures behind the Labor Day holiday. Graphic designer: Erich Bartlebargh.... Read more

Political News

Rising (Maxine) Waters

29-08-2014

She has gone from the scourge of Big Business to a sympathetic ally for corporate America.... Read more

Teacher protections battle lines set

28-08-2014

A judge reaffirms a ruling that struck down laws governing job protections for California teachers.... Read more

Cruz feeds 2016 buzz with hires

28-08-2014

The Republican firebrand is adding muscle to his campaign and political operations.... Read more

Buffett heir buys Rosa Parks archive

28-08-2014

Howard Buffett's foundation purchases items that have been sitting unseen for years in New York.... Read more

Obama's 'strategy' misfire

28-08-2014

The president's messy press conference caps off a month of difficult public statements.... Read more

Earnest clarifies Obama ISIL answer

28-08-2014

"He was referring to military options for striking ISIL in Syria," he says.... Read more