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    AARP Poll: Majority of Caregivers with Family Suffering from Dementia, Spend Less Time with Friends

    By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia For family caregivers, the holidays can be a joyful time when spirits are lighter and it feels good to care for loved ones and enjoy time together, celebrating...

    Frederick Douglass Global Fellow Returns ‘Empowered’ From South Africa

    By AFRO Staff A 20-year-old Albany University Biology major has returned from a study abroad trip in South Africa, an experience he describes as “extraordinary” and “empowering.” Chiagoziem “Sylvester” Agu, a Frederick Douglass Global Fellow of...

    UNAIDS Found in ‘Crisis’ After Sex Harassment Claims

    By JAMEY KEATEN and MARIA CHENG, Associated Press GENEVA (AP) — Independent experts looking into allegations of sexual harassment at the U.N. agency that fights AIDS say it is plagued by "defective leadership," a culture...

    At Scene of South Sudan Mass Rape, ‘No One Could Hear Me’

    By SAM MEDNICK, Associated Press NHIALDIU, South Sudan (AP) — Wrapping an arm around her stomach, the young woman hung her head and recounted the day in early November when she and a friend were...

    Nobel Peace Winners Demand Action Against Sex Abuse

    By DAVID KEYTON, Associated Press OSLO, Norway (AP) — One of the winners of this year's Nobel Peace Prize says the attention the prize has drawn to sexual violence against women in war zones must...

    California’s Historic Drop in Arrests Still Imperils Blacks

    By DON THOMPSON, Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California is seeing a historic drop in arrests that still leaves Blacks far more likely to wind up in handcuffs, particularly in San Francisco Bay Area...

    2 Deadly Shootings Send a Chill Through Black Gun Owners

    By JESSE J. HOLLAND, Associated Press ODENTON, Md. (AP) — Gun-rights advocates like to say, "The only way to stop a bad guy with a gun is with a good guy with a gun." Some...

    Man Says He Will Prove He Didn’t Kill Michael Jordan’s Dad

    By MARTHA WAGGONER, Associated Press LUMBERTON, N.C. (AP) — For more than 25 years, the man identified as the triggerman in the death of Michael Jordan's father has repeatedly declared his innocence in the murder. Now he's...

    Woman Killed While Helping Panhandler Was Known For Kindness

    By DAVID McFADDEN, Associated Press BALTIMORE (AP) — Relatives of a Maryland woman who was knifed to death in front of her family while trying to help a panhandler said Monday that she died the way...

    1 Child Dead, 45 People Hurt in Arkansas Charter Bus Crash

    By JILL BLEED, Associated Press LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — One child was killed and at least 45 people were injured when a charter bus carrying youth football players from Tennessee rolled off an interstate and...

    Congo’s Ebola Outbreak Now 2nd Largest in History, WHO Says

    By CARA ANNA, Associated Press JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Congo's deadly Ebola outbreak is now the second largest in history, behind the devastating West Africa outbreak that killed thousands a few years ago, the World Health Organization...

    Dear Black People: Adoption is a Great Option

    By Nsenga K. Burton, Ph.D., NNPA Newswire Entertainment and Culture Editor November was National Adoption Awareness Month, which came about as an effort to encourage families to consider adopting children in the foster care system. First...

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