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  • DC high-schoolers to get access to free Howard U. classes

    District of Columbia public school students will soon get the opportunity to take classes at Howard University for free. City and university officials announced the program on Wednesday. Starting this fall, it will open to students at two selective...
  • 6 things to know about Rand Paul

    WASHINGTON Rand Paul, a libertarianish eye doctor who's courting the votes of techies, conservatives, African-Americans and fans of Edward Snowden, is often called the most interesting candidate for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination. Here are...
  • Obama: Daughter's asthma brings home climate change debate

    Obama: Daughter's asthma brings home climate change debate
    President Barack Obama says his memory of the fear over his daughter's preschool asthma attacks brings home the debate over climate change. Obama says he knows firsthand how scary it can be to have a child who struggles to breathe. He is arguing that...
  • Obama says climate change is harming Americans' health

    Global warming isn't just affecting the weather, it's harming Americans' health, President Barack Obama said Tuesday as he announced steps government and businesses will take to better understand and deal with the problem. Obama said hazards of the...
  • White House emphasizes impact of climate change on public health

    WASHINGTON The Obama administration on Tuesday unveiled a long list of actions ranging from corporate and academic partnerships to community programs to highlight the health impacts of climate change. Tech giants such as Google and Microsoft will conduct...
  • Some key moments in Archibald Motley's life and art

    Some key moments in Archibald Motley's life and art
    1891: Born Archibald John Motley Jr. in New Orleans on Oct. 7 to Mary Huff Motley and Archibald John Motley Sr. 1894: Motley family moves to Chicago. 1914-18: Motley studies at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. He's pardoned from military...
  • Here's a look at the acts for the Hampton Jazz Festival

    Here's a look at the acts for the Hampton Jazz Festival
    The lineup for the 2015 Hampton Jazz Festival was announced Monday. Tickets go on sale Saturday. While the early festivals in the late 1960s and early '70s featured jazz legends such as Dizzy Gillespie, Miles Davis and Thelonious Monk, it has become...
  • Taraji P. Henson apologizes for racial profiling allegation

    Actress Taraji P. Henson has apologized to police in the Southern California city of Glendale for accusing an officer of racially profiling her son. Henson posted a statement on Instagram Friday afternoon, hours after the Glendale Police Department...
  • Cancer documentary featuring Hopkins takes risks, reaps rewards

    Cancer documentary featuring Hopkins takes risks, reaps rewards
    "Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies" is one of the biggest, boldest, bravest and, ultimately, most inspiring documentaries I have ever seen. Set in large part at Baltimore's Johns Hopkins Hospital, the PBS film from producer Ken Burns and director...
  • Bringing the 'heartbeat' of Africa to Beverly

    Bringing the 'heartbeat' of Africa to Beverly
    If E'a Williams has her way, the djembe drum – the heartbeat and sound of Africa – will become the heartbeat and sound of the Beverly community of Chicago. Williams, the owner of Be Fit Tri Wellness, 1836 W. 95th Street, opens her business...
  • Actress apologizes to Glendale police for racial profile claims

    Actress apologizes to Glendale police for racial profile claims
    “Empire” actress Taraji P. Henson apologized for alleging that Glendale police racially profiled her son during a traffic stop after a video obtained by the Los Angeles Times cast doubt about whether police had improperly targeted him....