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Department of Veteran Affairs improves services

As America pauses to honor the work of military personnel this Veterans Day, the federal government is also using the holiday to highlight several improvements to how the nation helps those who have served.

President nominates New York’s Loretta Lynch for US attorney general

Last Saturday, President Barack Obama gave his loyal supporters and other Democrats something to cheer about after the abysmal showing in the midterm elections—he nominated Loretta Lynch as his next attorney general, replacing the outgoing Eric Holder.

Jonathan Hicks: The Kappa

While the late Jonathan Hicks is being remembered as a famed journalist, his dedication to his fraternity is also being highlighted.

Loretta Lynch nominated as next U.S. Attorney General

President Barack Obama nominates U.S. Attorney Loretta Lynch as U.S. Attorney General replacing Eric Holder.

Medicare open enrollment ends Dec. 7

Fall is a wonderful time of year. Changing leaves. Cooler weather. It’s also the season for people with Medicare to review their current Medicare coverage, as Medicare open enrollment begins.

Harlem Rocked after Positive Ebola Test

Hamilton Heights residents were restless this Friday afternoon after news that one of their neighbors tested positive for the Ebola virus became public.

NY doctor tests positive for Ebola

On Thursday Mayor Bill de Blasio announced at press conference that New York had confirmed its first patient diagnosed with the Ebola virus.

Ebola: Fear Factor

This Tuesday, Mayor Bill de Blasio told a gathering at an Ebola education forum at the Jacob Javits Center, “This city has been preparing and drilling for weeks and weeks.

Cornel West arrested in Ferguson

“Moral Monday” began with an act of civil disobedience led by a diverse group of local and national faith leaders, including prominent activist and author Dr. Cornel West.

Justice for Mike Brown - the symphony

Cultured Missourians expecting a quiet night at the symphony were in for something of a shock, to say the least.

Detroit’s Water Crisis

As Detroit continues to struggle with its myriad of issues, the city’s water remains a major concern for residents.

First U.S. ebola death

Hospital officials in Dallas confirmed Wednesday that Thomas Eric Duncan, the first person diagnosed with Ebola while in the U.S., has died.

National Bar Association calls for day of action

In response to the recent deluge of police-involved deaths like those of Rodney Mitchell, Michael Brown and Eric Garner, the National Bar Association (NBA) is holding a "Day of Action."

New York brings 'Occupy the Corners' to Detroit

Brooklyn City Councilman Jumaane Williams brings "Occupy the Corners" to Detroit.

Boston Herald apologizes for racist cartoon

“Have you ever tried the watermelon-flavored toothpaste?”