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With House Republicans in turmoil, colleagues implore GOP holdouts not to shut down government

By LISA MASCARO and FARNOUSH AMIRI Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Working furiously to take control of a House in disarray, allies of Speaker Kevin...

March 4, 2024, trial date set for Trump in US case charging him with plotting to overturn election

WASHINGTON (AP) — A judge on Monday set a March 4, 2024, trial date for Donald Trump in the federal case in Washington charging...

Just days to spare, Senate gives final approval to debt ceiling deal, sending it to Biden

WASHINGTON (AP) — Fending off a U.S. default, the Senate has given final approval to a debt ceiling and budget cuts package. It's now on its way to President Joe Biden's desk to become law before a fast-approaching deadline. The Senate ground through late-night voting Thursday to wrap up work on the hard-fought deal. The compromise package negotiated between Biden and House Speaker Kevin McCarthy leaves neither Republicans nor Democrats fully pleased with the outcome. But the result cuts spending for two years and suspends the debt limit until 2025 after the next presidential election. Biden says he will sign it into law as soon as possible.

We forgot to remember

For at least 700 years, a variety of cities, towns, and prominent families have adopted the Latin phrase Semper Fidelis – “Always Faithful” –...

Fight Like Ida, Octavia and Mari

These are challenging times:●      The “coming out of the closet” of white nationalists in the United States and the world●      The unrelenting impact of...

Bacon Bits: Producers over consumers

In this week’s Bacon Bits column, we will focus on the need for the Black community to become producers over consumers. It’s difficult to argue...

America’s Opioid Crisis Complicates Effort to Stop HIV: Solutions Explored in Indiana Pave the Path to Success

As CDC Director and U.S. Surgeon General, we’ve been crisscrossing the United States in recent months, meeting with local public health leaders and community...

AG Hill announces partnership with Indianapolis Ten Point Coalition

Attorney General Curtis Hill today announced a plan to replicate statewide a crime-reduction model developed by the Indianapolis Ten Point Coalition (ITPC). Led by...

NAACP releases travel ban for state of Missouri

BALTIMORE – The NAACP Travel Advisory for the state of Missouri, effective through August 28th, 2017, calls for African American travelers, visitors and Missourians to...

What to the Black Man is 4th of July in 2017?

It has been 240 years since the Declarations of Independence was signed and we still haven’t reached the status of those words, “We hold...
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