Sunday, August 20, 2017

Florida City Official Says His Town Will...

Don't want your Confederate monuments? No worries. A Florida city commissioner is willing to take them off your hands. In Facebook post Thursday, Aug. 17,...

‘Free Speech Rally’ In Boston Cut Short...

BOSTON (AP) — Thousands of demonstrators chanting anti-Nazi slogans converged Saturday on downtown Boston in a boisterous repudiation of white nationalism, dwarfing a small...

Start-Up Answers the Call to Bring High-End Designers from the African Diaspora to the...

You would be hard-pressed to find a luxury designer brand like Tommy Hilfiger, Ralph Lauren or Calvin Klein that caters to the African diasporic...

This At-Home Hairstyling App Is Transforming the Salon Experience

If you're a resident of the Greater Atlanta area who has ever wanted an alternative to waiting for hours in the hair salon, the Colour...

‘Forbes’ Highest-Paid Actresses List Lacks Diversity

There have been a few changes to the annual list of highest-paid actresses this year. For one, Emma Stone took Jennifer Lawrence's top spot and...

Tropical Storm Harvey Moves Across Eastern Caribbean...

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (AP) — Authorities in the eastern Caribbean warned residents to stay indoors as Tropical Storm Harvey brought heavy winds and rain to...

Radical Who Destroyed Timbuktu Cultural Sites Ordered...

BRUSSELS (AP) — The International Criminal Court ruled Thursday that a Muslim radical found guilty of destroying World Heritage cultural sites in the Malian...

Director of University of Virginia’s Carter G. Woodson Institute Pens Open Letter Condemning White Supremacy

Students, Faculty, Alumni, and Friends of the Carter G. Woodson Institute: Still reeling from and wrestling with the aftermath of the “Unite the Right” rally...

Nearly One-Fifth of Americans Find Their Workplace Hostile or Threatening

WASHINGTON (AP) — The American workplace is grueling, stressful and surprisingly hostile. So concludes an in-depth study of 3,066 U.S. workers by the Rand Corp.,...

U.S. Hospitals Set Record for Fast Heart Attack Treatment and Care

There's never been a better time to be treated for a heart attack. U.S. hospitals have set a record for how quickly they open...

Scientists Build DNA from Scratch to Alter Life’s Blueprint

NEW YORK (AP) — At Jef Boeke's lab, you can whiff an odor that seems out of place, as if they were baking bread...

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