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Claiming they were targeting a military convoy of the U.S.-led coalition, the Taliban on Monday took credit for a car bombing near Kabul International Airport, Afghanistan that killed at least one person and injured four others, reports CNN.

“Students and their families rely on and trust the high school diploma as a signal of readiness...It needs to mean something. Otherwise, it’s a false promise for thousands of students.”

Even though influenza season isn’t in full swing yet, don’t wait for it to get worse before you get your shot.

Singer William Guest, an original member of Gladys Knight and The Pips, died of congestive heart failure on Christmas Eve

One-time Republican presidential front-runner Ben Carson on Wednesday brushed back reports that he is planning a major shakeup of his campaign staff, but he did not deny the possibility that changes to his operation could come soon, CNN reports.

Barbara Dawson was arrested for refusing to leave the Liberty Calhoun Hospital after she was discharged.

NY Governor Andrew Cuomo has signed a new law banning pregnant women from being shackled when they're transported to medical appointments, during delivery and eight weeks after birth.

Opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai claims that Zimbabwe’s aging president Robert Mugabe has been replaced by his wife Grace in a "palace coup," reports the Mail & Guardian.

The Afrikan Black Coalition successfully persuaded the Chief Investment Officer for the Univ. of California to sell their prison stocks.

Bland's family has come out saying that they were never contacted during the initial probe on Bland's death and are calling the investigation a "farce."

Historically Black Colleges are great institutions that have served as safe havens for our favorite actors, singers, and moguls (looking at you, Puff Daddy) where they have received the inspiration and education to dominate the stage, and our hearts. While everyone loves a good story about a celebrity and their HBCU experience, many of America’s politicians […]

A Texas grand jury has decided on Monday (Dec. 21) to not issue any indictments in the mysterious prison cell death of Chicago woman, Sandra Bland. Despite video evidence showing a display of excessive force from the arresting officer, the case now remains at a standstill. Houston NBC affiliate KPRC reports: A Waller County Grand Jury […]