Billie Allen, actress who bridged a racial gap, dies at 90

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DACA recipient & supporter unload on Beto O’Rourke, likely Ted Cruz opponent (VIDEO)

Beto O’Rourke seemed prepared to take the heat for the vote he made that kept the government open at the expense of DACA.

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Pharmacy Pricing | Medicaid.gov

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U.S. Abortion Rates Hit Historic Low — BCNN1 WP

Abortion rates in the United States have fallen to a historic low, according to the latest data compiled by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

via U.S. Abortion Rates Hit Historic Low — BCNN1 WP

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Man’s Story Says Amelia Earhart and Fred Noonan Were Prisoners on Saipan and Killed — BCNN1 WP

A man with ties to Saipan shared information that promotes a theory that Amelia Earhart was brought to the island and held prisoner 80 years ago.

via Man’s Story Says Amelia Earhart and Fred Noonan Were Prisoners on Saipan and Killed — BCNN1 WP

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VA Study Shows Parasite From Vietnam Could be Killing Veterans — BCNN1 WP

Veterans returned to the U.S. after fighting in the jungles of Vietnam a half century ago, but hundreds of them may be dying from a silent bullet — a slow-killing parasite living in the men decades after the war, a new study revealed.

via VA Study Shows Parasite From Vietnam Could be Killing Veterans — BCNN1 WP

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U.S. Navy Names 3 Sailors Still Missing After Plane Crash in the Pacific Ocean — BCNN1 WP

The U.S. Navy on Saturday identified three airmen still missing three days after a transport plane carrying them to an aircraft carrier went down in the Pacific Ocean.

via U.S. Navy Names 3 Sailors Still Missing After Plane Crash in the Pacific Ocean — BCNN1 WP

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Colorado Pastor, Romello Leach, Arrested for Impregnating 14-Year-Old Girl — BCNN1 WP

The minister accused of sexually assaulting a teen girl had sex with the girl at least four times and fathered the child of the girl, who had just turned 15 when she birthed the child in September, new police documents reveal. The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office said earlier this week they were looking for more possible […]

via Colorado Pastor, Romello Leach, Arrested for Impregnating 14-Year-Old Girl — BCNN1 WP

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Police Departments May Team Up in Harvey Weinstein Investigations — BCNN1 WP

Detectives in several cities investigating Harvey Weinstein for sex crimes are likely to be collaborating as they build evidence and assess whether the film producer can be arrested and charged, experts believe.

via Police Departments May Team Up in Harvey Weinstein Investigations — BCNN1 WP

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Denzel Washington Says Bad Upbringing, Lack of Father Figures is Reason Why Many Young Men End Up in Jail — BCNN1 WP

The Oscar winner says making the film did not make him more cynical about the justice system and, when asked about the prison-industrial complex, the “Malcolm X” star offered a surprising take.

via Denzel Washington Says Bad Upbringing, Lack of Father Figures is Reason Why Many Young Men End Up in Jail — BCNN1 WP

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Denzel Washington Says Bad Upbringing, Lack of Father Figures is Reason Why Many Young Men End Up in Jail — BCNN1 WP

The Oscar winner says making the film did not make him more cynical about the justice system and, when asked about the prison-industrial complex, the “Malcolm X” star offered a surprising take.

via Denzel Washington Says Bad Upbringing, Lack of Father Figures is Reason Why Many Young Men End Up in Jail — BCNN1 WP

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Ivanka Trump, Chelsea Clinton Say Media Should Leave Malia Obama Alone After Photo of Former First Daughter Kissing Harvard Classmate is Circulated — BCNN1 WP

Members of the First Daughters’ Club sprang into action Friday afternoon when one of their own came under attack.

via Ivanka Trump, Chelsea Clinton Say Media Should Leave Malia Obama Alone After Photo of Former First Daughter Kissing Harvard Classmate is Circulated — BCNN1 WP

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Manager of Nick Lachey’s Bar in Cincinnati Shot in the Face On Thanksgiving Eve — BCNN1 WP

The Over-the-Rhine community is reacting after the manager of a popular bar was seriously injured in a late-night shooting.

via Manager of Nick Lachey’s Bar in Cincinnati Shot in the Face On Thanksgiving Eve — BCNN1 WP

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Linda Tripp to People Turning On Bill Clinton Over Sexual Misbehavior: Where Were You 20 Years Ago? — BCNN1 WP

Linda Tripp, who was infamously cast as the villain in the Bill Clinton-Monica Lewinsky sex scandal, calls new concerns about the former president’s behavior a day late and a dollar short.

via Linda Tripp to People Turning On Bill Clinton Over Sexual Misbehavior: Where Were You 20 Years Ago? — BCNN1 WP

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University of Kansas, Arizona State Revoke Journalism Awards Given to Charlie Rose — BCNN1 WP

Charlie Rose, who was fired this week by CBS News and whose program was canceled by PBS in the wake of sexual misconduct allegations from multiple women, had accolades from two universities rescinded Friday.

via University of Kansas, Arizona State Revoke Journalism Awards Given to Charlie Rose — BCNN1 WP

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Former Staffer for John Conyers Says Congressman Once Attended Meeting in his Underwear — BCNN1 WP

A lawyer who formerly worked for U.S. Rep. John Conyers, D-Detroit, and later ran an ethics watchdog group in the nation’s capital confirmed for the Free Press on Thursday that Conyers verbally abused her, criticized her appearance and once showed up to a meeting in his underwear.

via Former Staffer for John Conyers Says Congressman Once Attended Meeting in his Underwear — BCNN1 WP

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Will Smith’s Daughter, Willow, Says Growing Up Famous is “Terrible”, Hints she May Disappear — BCNN1 WP

In the debut issue of digital zine Girlgaze, Willow Smith opened up about how having Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith as parents came with its own set of difficulties.

via Will Smith’s Daughter, Willow, Says Growing Up Famous is “Terrible”, Hints she May Disappear — BCNN1 WP

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Jeff Bezos is Now Worth Over $100 Billion — BCNN1 WP

If you’re one of the millions shopping on Amazon on Black Friday, congratulations: You helped make Jeff Bezos a $100 billion man.

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National Black Church Initiative Says Black Churches Should No Longer be Named as a Part of the Democratic Party Coalition — BCNN1 WP

Black Christians can think for themselves #BlackFaithVoters Washington, DC – The National Black Church Initiative (NBCI), a faith-based coalition of 34,000 churches comprised of 15 denominations and 15.7 million African Americans, says that they do not want the Democratic Party to include them as part of their coalition anymore. We are not a part of their […]

via National Black Church Initiative Says Black Churches Should No Longer be Named as a Part of the Democratic Party Coalition — BCNN1 WP

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Serena Williams’ Wedding Ring Is Beautifully Huge — BCNN1 WP

Serena Williams has a new, massive accessory on her left hand.

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WATCH: ‘Art of the Deal’ Co-Author says Trump Is ‘Half Awed and Half Frightened’ By Black People — BCNN1 WP

Tony Schwartz, co-author of “The Art of the Deal,” says President Donald Trump’s reaction to LaVar Ball is another example of Trump being awed and afraid of black people and his only way to deal with it is to attack them. SOURCE: CNN

via WATCH: ‘Art of the Deal’ Co-Author says Trump Is ‘Half Awed and Half Frightened’ By Black People — BCNN1 WP

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