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Police official: "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett now a suspect

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Police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi tweeted the news on Wednesday after Smollett's attorneys met with prosecutors and detectives.Read more

House Dems readying bill to block President Trump's border emergency

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House Democrats will file a resolution Friday aimed at blocking the national emergency declaration that President Donald Trump has issued to help finance his wall along...Read more

Elderly man sends heartfelt letter to eBay seller after buying VHS player, watching old home videos

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A man who sold his VHS player online received a heartfelt letter from a grateful 86-year-old customer.Read more

Colorado Girl Scout turns Samoas into 'Momoas' to market cookies

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A Colorado Girl Scout marketed her ordinary Samoas as "Momoas," inspired by actor Jason Momoa.Read more


Barack Obama, Steph Curry team up for "My Brother's Keeper" event

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Obama was in Oakland, California, to mark the fifth anniversary of My Brother's Keeper, an initiative he launched after the 2012 shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon...Read more

Kentucky high school student suing the Washington Post for defamation

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The high school students at the center of a viral confrontation with a Native American elder is now suing the Washington Post.Read more

Oregon considers lowering voting age to 16-years-old

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If the bill passes, the question would go to voters in the 2020 general election.Read more

Body of teen who disappeared after witnessing slaying found

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Florida authorities have found the body of a 14-year-old boy who disappeared in 2017 days after he witnessed a man's slaying.Read more

Payless to honor gift cards, store credit into March

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Payless said Wednesday that it received court approval to support the orderly closing of about 2,500 stores in the U.S., Puerto Rico and Canada, as well as its e-...Read more

Startup halts treatment using young people's blood after FDA warning

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Founded in 2016 by Stanford Medical School graduate Jesse Karmazin, starting last fall Ambrosia offered intravenous infusions of plasma from donors aged 16 to 25.Read more

Burberry apologizes for hoodie with noose knot

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The knotted strings surfaced after Sunday's show when a model complained both before the show and on Instagram, saying the noose not only evoked lynchings but also...Read more