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Jonathan Raymond, MSN Henry Grady’s name is hard to avoid in Atlanta – it’s on the city’s public hospital, Grady Memorial, and on one of its largest public high schools, Henry W. Grady High School. You can also find it downtown on a statue of the man, at Marietta and Forsyth Streets, an intersection designated […]

By Rob Picheta, CNN When the festive figure Sinterklaas rolled through the Dutch town of Apeldoorn in November, he was greeted by TV crews, cheering crowds, and an inevitable round of furious protests.The anger was not directed at Sinterklaas himself, whose annual “arrival” festival marks the start of the Christmas season in the country. It was […]

As the legendary actor returns to Star Wars, he talks about his masculine and feminine sides, the legacy of Lando, and how after 82 years he’s never lost his style. MATT MILLER AND PHOTOGRAPHY BY AARON RICHTER Billy Dee Williams’s guide to being cool involves one simple step: “Be yourself.” He tells me this while sipping a […]

A woman is alleging that employees at a Mexican restaurant and nightclub in Chicago escorted her to an alley behind the business and stood by as a man allegedly sexually assaulted her while she was intoxicated, according to lawyers who filed a lawsuit against the business.  By Ralph Ellis and Artemis Moshtaghian, CNN No arrests […]

Sara MacNeil, Montgomery Advertiser MONTGOMERY, Ala. – A statue of civil rights pioneer Rosa Parks will be unveiled Sunday in downtown Montgomery, an event coinciding with the day in 1955 when Parks was arrested for refusing to give up her seat on a public bus to a white man. Her arrest sparked the Montgomery Bus Boycott, a […]

By Leah Asmelash, CNN Richard Sherman is known for his work on the football field, but the San Francisco 49ers’ cornerback is also doing important work off it.Sherman donated $7,491.27 to cover students’ lunch debt at Cabrillo Middle School, a public school in Santa Clara, California.The announcement was made by principal Stan Garber, who also posted a photo of […]

By Dakin Andone, CNN A 21-year-old has been arrested in connection with a shooting at a mall in Syracuse, New York, Friday that left one victim with non-life-threatening injuries, police said.The suspect, Kyree Truax, faces charges of second-degree assault, second-degree criminal possession of a weapon and first-degree reckless endangerment, Syracuse Police Chief Kenton Buckner said at […]

Phil McCausland NBC News Three proposed rule changes by the Trump administration could cause millions of poor people to lose access to food stamps and decrease the size of the benefit for millions more. Over the past year, the Department of Agriculture proposed three changes to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, known as SNAP or food stamps. […]

By Christina Zdanowicz, CNN (CNN)Hundreds of people donated to pay off lunch debts at a Minnesota school after hearing that students’ hot meals were thrown away.About 40 students at Richfield High School who had a lunch balance of at least $15 had their lunches thrown away November 11 and replaced with cold lunches before school leadership intervened, […]

By Carlos Ballesteros and Mitch Dudek Rev. George Clements, a longtime civil rights advocate from Chicago’s South Side who was also known as the first Catholic priest to adopt a child, and later, three more, died Monday at a hospital in Northwest Indiana. He was 87. Clements suffered a massive stroke Oct. 12 and more […]

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