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Food Writers Subpoenaed In “Pink Slime” Lawsuit Against ABC

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Several food writers, including a New York Times reporter, have been subpoenaed by a meat producer as part of its $1.2 billion defamation lawsuit against ABC in regards to the network’s …

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Peace Corps Pulls Volunteers From West Africa Amid Ebola Virus Outbreak

The Ebola virus crisis in West Africa is so hard-hitting that humanitarian organizations like the Peace Corps announced Wednesday that they are pulling their volunteers out of Liberia, Sierra Leone, and Guinea …

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Liberian President Announces New Anti-Ebola Measures

MONROVIA, Liberia — Liberia’s president has closed all but three land border crossings, restricted public gatherings, and quarantined communities heavily affected by the Ebola outbreak in the West African nation. …

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Hepatitis C: 5 Facts Every African American Needs To Know

What is hepatitis C? According to the CDC, hepatitis C is a contagious liver disease that ranges in severity from a mild illness lasting a few weeks to a serious, lifelong illness that attacks the liver. It is caused by …

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Girls With Sole ‘brings the happiness’ out of girls through fitness

Six days a week, Liz Ferro packs up her car and drives throughout Cleveland to teach young women yoga, swimming and other fitness-based activities. But it isn’t all about breaking a sweat. “It washes away …

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Could This Chicago Teen Cure Colon Cancer Someday?

ASHBURN — Keven Stonewall likes to say “innovation doesn’t have an age,” which makes sense considering the 19-year-old could be on his way to curing colon cancer. Working at a Rush University lab …

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Groundbreaking Research From Temple U Could Lead to Cure for AIDS

Local researchers announced a major step forward in the battle against AIDS and the HIV virus. Researchers successfully eliminated the HIV virus from cultured human cells for the first time, according to Temple Health. …

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Vanessa Williams Opens Up About Being Molested By A Woman When She Was 10

When she was 10 years old, actress and former Miss America Vanessa Williams went on a vacation that would alter the course of her life. It was the summer before fifth grade and the New York native joined her …

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Where Is This Generation’s Clair Huxtable? | Dr. Misee Harris

The seventies and eighties were a gloriously brave period in American television. Writers/producers like Norman Lear, Bud Yorkin and Bill Cosby took a chance, banking on the intelligence and progressive inclinations of …

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Report: More Than 60 Nigerian Girls Escape Boko Haram Captors

The kidnapped girls in Nigeria have created the international story that everyone should be paying attention to.  But it seemed that after the initial excitement wore off, it was over.  But just because people stopped …

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