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Cuba Gooding Sr., former lead singer of The Main Ingredient, dies at 72

Cuba Gooding Sr., who sang the 1972 hit “Everybody Plays the Fool,” has died.

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Confederate statues coming down in NOLA

A monument to a deadly white supremacist uprising in 1874 was removed under cover of darkness by workers in masks and bulletproof vests Monday as New Orleans joined the movement to take down symbols of the Confederacy and the Jim Crow South.

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Serena’s pregnant!

Tennis superstar Serena Williams is pregnant and taking maternity leave through the rest of 2017, with the baby due this fall, her spokeswoman announced last week.

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Mother Emanuel shooter gets 9 life sentences in S.C. state court

With Charleston church shooter Dylann Roof getting nine life sentences in state court on top of a federal death sentence, his prosecutions are finally over — and some relatives of the nine parishioners he killed at a historically black church say they can finally begin to heal.

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Patrick Ewing returns to Georgetown

Patrick Ewing is returning to Georgetown University, and boy are the Hoyas happy! On Monday, university officials announced that Ewing, who as a player helped build the school into a national powerhouse in the 1980s, would be back on campus.

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Trump to speak at Lynchburg school’s commencement

President Trump will give the commencement address this spring at Liberty University in Lynchburg. “I look forward to speaking to this amazing group of students on such a momentous occasion,” the president said in breaking the news on March 22 to CBN News, the Christian Broadcasting Network in Virginia Beach founded by televangelist Pat Robertson.

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Trump lays out tough agenda in address before Congress

Heralding a “new chapter of American greatness,” President Trump issued a broad call for America first, investing in the nation’s infrastructure, slashing taxes and revamping health insurance in his first address to Congress.

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Backlash supreme

Demonstrations around the country continue as President Trump names U.S. Supreme Court nominee, bans Muslims from U.S.

Just two weeks have passed since his inauguration, and despite a torrent of action, disruption, protests and lawsuits, President Trump has been on a tear to keep campaign promises, uplifting his legions of supporters and dismaying his legions of opponents.

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Farewell, President Obama

Commander in chief returns to Chicago for his final speech where it all began

President Obama bid farewell to the nation Tuesday in an emotional speech that sought to comfort a country on edge over rapid economic changes, persistent security threats and the election of Republican Donald Trump.

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National NAACP head arrested in sit-in over AG nomination

Several African-American civil rights activists staged a sit-in at the Alabama office of U.S. Sen. Jeff Sessions on Tuesday.

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