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U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson testifies during a hearing before the House Homeland Security Committee on Feb. 26, 2014, on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. The committee held a hearing on “The Secretary’s Vision for the Future—Challenges and Priorities.”  
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Congress Averts Partial Shutdown of Homeland Security

February 28, 2015 / by / 0 Comment

by Lynette Holloway In a show of political gamesmanship, the U.S. House of Representatives late Friday approved a one-week spending measure to avert a partial shutdown of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security,Reuters reports.

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Anthony Mason, former NBA Fan Favorite, dies at age 48

February 28, 2015 / by / 0 Comment

Anthony Mason, a longtime NBA player who helped the New York Knicks reach the 1994 NBA Finals, has died at the age of 48.

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Derrick Rose only out 4-to-6 weeks after knee surgery, return this season expected

February 27, 2015 / by / 0 Comment

By Dan Devine Derrick Rose underwent successful surgery on Friday morning to remove the damaged portion of the torn medial meniscus in his right knee.

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MSNBC’S Melissa Harris-Perry hopes Trayvon Martin ‘Whooped the s*** out of George Zimmerman’

February 27, 2015 / by / 0 Comment

On Tuesday, news broke that the U.S. Department of Justice would not bring charges against George Zimmerman for the slaying of unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin.

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New documentary ” Dreamcatcher” shows one woman’s fight to end human sex trafficking

February 28, 2015 / by / 0 Comment

by Veronica Wells When we think of sex workers, we think of grown women making the conscious decision to sell their bodies for money. But that’s far from the truth. Far too many of the people working in the sex trade–willingly and unwillingly- are underaged girls who’ve been coerced into the lifestyle.

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Naomi Campbell has physical altercation with NBC News cameraman

February 28, 2015 / by / 0 Comment

by Chris Witherspoon For years now, Naomi Campbell has been playing it cool. No cell phone throwing, no violent outbursts with paparazzi. No court appearances for public disturbances.

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The ‘Beyhive’ comes for Kid Rock after Beyoncé diss

February 28, 2015 / by / 0 Comment

by Carrie Healey Beyoncé fans around the word have come to the singer’s defense against comments made by fellow musician Kid Rock during an interview with Rolling Stone.

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Actress Halle Berry arrives at Warner Bros. Pictures' 'Cloud Atlas' premiere at Grauman's Chinese Theatre on October 24, 2012, in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

Halle Berry wants to tell the story of Angela Davis, could it happen?

February 28, 2015 / by / 0 Comment

Halle Berry calls it her “passion project.” The 48-year-old actress told The Guardian she would love to tell the story of activist Angela Davis one day.

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