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Hospital Granted Dad’s Request: No Black Nurses, Lawsuit Says

An African-American nurse is suing a Michigan hospital after she says staff there agreed to a swastika-tattooed father’s request that no black nurses care for his new baby. Tonya Battle, 49, sued the board of hospital managers of Hurley Medical Center in Flint, Mich., and Mary Osika, a nurse manager, on discrimination grounds after Battle… Continue reading Hospital Granted Dad’s Request: No Black Nurses, Lawsuit Says

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President Obama Officially Begins 2nd Term

Washington (CNN) -- President Barack Obama officially begins his second term today, a day ahead of his public swearing in and all the pomp and ceremony of a U.S. presidential inauguration. Because the Constitution calls for the president to be sworn in on January 20, Obama and Vice President Joe Biden will be sworn in… Continue reading President Obama Officially Begins 2nd Term

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Obama Buys Books To Promote Independent Shops

By: MATTHEW DALY (AP) ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — President Barack Obama made a quick trip to a Virginia bookstore for some Christmas shopping. The president took his daughters, Sasha and Malia, to One More Page Books in Arlington, Va., on Saturday afternoon. The White House says Obama was promoting an effort called "small business Saturday"… Continue reading Obama Buys Books To Promote Independent Shops

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ElBaradei Warns Of Turmoil Unless Morsi Rescinds Decree As Opposition Tries To Unite

By Associated Press, Nov 25, 2012 CAIRO — Prominent Egyptian democracy advocate Mohammed ElBaradei warned Saturday of increasing turmoil that could potentially lead to the military stepping in unless the Islamist president rescinds his new, near absolute powers, as the country’s long fragmented opposition sought to unite and rally new protests. Egypt’s liberal and secular… Continue reading ElBaradei Warns Of Turmoil Unless Morsi Rescinds Decree As Opposition Tries To Unite

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Civil Rights Leader Lawrence Guyot Dies At 73

FILE - Lawrence Guyot, a Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee member in Mississippi during the civil rights struggles of the 1960s recalls his work in Hattiesburg and the women who assisted in the struggles, in this Oct. 22, 2010 file photo taken in Hattiesburg, Miss.His daughter Julie Guyot-Diangone said late Saturday Nov. 24, 2012 he died… Continue reading Civil Rights Leader Lawrence Guyot Dies At 73

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President Obama Makes History Again!

Viva Obama! President Obama has made history again, this time he is the first president to get re-elected during a tough economic time with a high rate of unemployment. Some political experts felt like the state of the economy alone made him an easily beatable candidate. The Republican Party found out that he was not… Continue reading President Obama Makes History Again!

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Hurricane Sandy – “Frankenstorm”

Hurricane Sandy came roaring onto the east coast on Monday October 29th. The damage and flooding left in its wake are devastating to the eastern seaboard. Some of the country’s biggest and busiest cities have been shut down, millions were left without power and states are left reeling trying to deal with the aftermath. Dealing… Continue reading Hurricane Sandy – “Frankenstorm”