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RACHEL TREISMAN Some low-income college students are among the 688,000 food stamp recipients projected to lose benefits as a result of a Trump administration rule announced Dec. 4. While the rule explicitly targets “able-bodied adults without dependents,” it also limits food assistance for a share of college students at a time when campuses across the country […]

JON HAMILTON Black and Hispanic Americans are especially vulnerable to Alzheimer’s. Yet they’re often underrepresented in scientific studies of the disease. So on a cool Sunday morning in Cleveland, two research associates from Case Western Reserve School of Medicine have set up an information table at a fundraising walk organized by the local chapter of […]

VANESSA ROMO For decades, historians poring over photographs, written records and oral interviews have suspected where victims may have been buried after the Tulsa Race Massacre of 1921. And on Monday night, researchers announced there is new evidence that supports those suspicions. After studying four identified sites using ground-penetrating radar, scientists led by the State of Oklahoma […]

Original post by Los Angeles Times Music mogul Russell Simmons is challenging Oprah Winfrey for executive producing a documentary featuring a woman who has accused him of rape. On Friday, Simmons took to Instagram to express his disappointment with Winfrey, whom he said he regarded fondly as a positive figure in his life before criticizing […]

Original post by CBS News Scientists in Oklahoma are one step closer to finding possible evidence of mass graves linked to the deadly race massacre of 1921. Researchers in Tulsa used ground penetrating radar to survey two sites and found irregularities that could be consistent with large-scale burials. The neighborhood of Greenwood was known as black […]

Original post by CNN As the streaming wars continue to heat up, the Department of Justice says two men behind some of the largest illegal streaming services have been taken out of play.Two computer programmers in Las Vegas pleaded guilty last Friday to criminal copyright charges after an FBI investigation revealed they had been working on two […]

Original Post by Madamenoire Ever since Cuba Gooding Jr. was accused in June of allegedly groping a woman at a bar, more women have come forward accusing him of putting his hands and mouth where they don’t belong. This week, the Boyz In The Hood actor was indicted on charges of inappropriately touching another woman, bringing his […]

Original post by Washington Post Three women have been charged with creating a makeshift fight club at an elderly care facility in North Carolina. Their fighters were the dementia patients under their care at Danby House, an assisted living facility in Winston-Salem, police say. Marilyn Latish McKey, 32, Tonacia Yvonne Tyson, 20, and Taneshia Deshawn […]

Original Post from CNN Entertainer R. Kelly has been indicted by a New York grand jury with one count of bribery, and the New York Times is reporting that the charge is related to obtaining a false ID so he could marry a 15-year-old singer.It’s part of a superseding indictment filed Thursday by federal prosecutors in the […]

JULIET LINDERMAN Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of Americans who rely on the federal food stamp program will lose their benefits under a new Trump administration rule that will tighten work requirements for recipients. The move by the administration is the latest in its attempt to scale back the social safety net […]


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