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Bill Cosby hunkers down as rape scandal rages

After Bill Cosby settled a civil lawsuit in 2006 alleging that he'd repeatedly sexually assaulted a woman, his image as America's dad may have been temporarily tarnished, but was far from destroyed.

Harvard and UNC sued over their admission policies

Lawsuits filed Monday against Harvard University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill argue that affirmative action policies should be banned at colleges across the nation.

Obama inflames divisive debate on 'net neutrality'

Let's say President Barack Obama gets his way and high-speed Internet service providers are governed by the same U.S. regulations imposed on telephone companies 80 years ago.

The Impact of Herman J. Russell, (1930 – 2014)

It would be extremely difficult or next to impossible to measure the true impact of the legacy of Atlanta business titan Herman J. Russell who passed this past Saturday at the age of 83 after a brief illness.

Black Democrats bemoan decision to run from Obama

Some black political leaders think Democratic candidates who distanced themselves from President Barack Obama sapped the enthusiasm of African-Americans in states where they anchor the party’s base.

THE METRO BOARD: NOV.21-27- World AIDS Day Activities in Atlanta

Atlanta will recognize World AIDS Day, Dec. 1 with several activities which will kick off Thursday, Nov. 20.

The South: Solid once again - for Republicans

With the walloping Republicans gave Democrats in the midterm elections, the GOP stands one Louisiana Senate runoff away from completely controlling Southern politics from the Carolinas to Texas. Only a handful of Democrats hold statewide office in the rest of ...

Lynch Nomination will Test Obama’s Relationship with New Congress

In what may be the first test of the GOP-controlled, United States Senate’s willingness to work with the White House, President Barack Obama nominated United States Attorney Loretta Lynch to succeed Eric Holder as the next attorney general.

Employment Outlook for Black Males Improving

Last month’s black unemployment rate (10.9 percent) was more than twice the white unemployment rate (4.8 percent), but when it comes to key measures in the labor market, blacks and Latinos have experienced greater gains than whites over the past ...

Metro Board (Nov.14-20-2014)

In the event that power goes out for an extended period of time in your neighborhood, Fulton County Cooperative Extension, the food preservation specialists and food safety specialists at the University of Georgia want you to know that the food ...

NEWS BRIEFS - NOV. 14-20-2014

olice hope an autopsy Wednesday yields more information about the death of a 75-year-old woman found hog-tied inside her apartment west of Atlanta.

A Big Red Wave

For those Democrats who felt that Georgia had gone from a red to a purple state, the Republicans squashed that notion by putting on an extra layer of red paint over the state Tuesday night. The GOP victories in Georgia ...

The Metro Board - NOV.07-13-2014

During November and December, Meals On Wheels Atlanta will collect gifts from the community for our seniors. These gifts will be delivered on Christmas Eve by volunteers.

Economy, party control dominate Senate race in Ga.

Republican David Perdue beat Democrat Michelle Nunn in Georgia to win a U.S. Senate seat as final exit polls showed voters appeared troubled by the economy and considered how their decision might affect control of the U.S. Senate. Gov. Nathan ...

Exit poll: Voters unhappy with Obama and GOP

Most of the Americans voting Tuesday were unhappy or even angry with the Obama administration, exit polls show. But most weren't pleased with Republican congressional leaders, either.

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