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The youngest children in kindergarten are more likely to be diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in early grades, a study shows, an intriguing finding for parents on the fence about when to start their child in school. The study found younger students, especially boys, are also more likely to be started on medications for […]

Shamea Morton is excited about being a new mom, and all her fans are happy for her. On Thursday, Nov. 29, the “Real Housewives of Atlanta” member gave birth to a baby girl, Shya Nyambura Mwangi, in Atlanta. That same day she shared a stunning pregnancy photo on Instagram of her in a tub filled with […]

It’s not everyday that you hear about a professional sports organization bail people out of jail, but that’s exactly what the Philadelphia Eagles did. In a joint effort between the players and the team’s Social Justice Fund, they gave $50,000 to the Philadelphia Community Bail Fund, an organization that helps those who can’t afford to […]

Bassem Masri, a regular face at the protests in Ferguson, Missouri, died Tuesday morning of an apparent heart attack, officials said. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported that Masri, 31, was found unresponsive on a bus in Bridegton where a fellow passenger attempted CPR. The activist later died at the hospital from what preliminary reports indicate […]

NEW YORK (AP) — CNN on Thursday parted ways with contributor Marc Lamont Hill after a speech the college professor made on Israel and Palestine at the United Nations. A CNN spokesperson confirmed Hill is no longer under contract. The network did not give a reason, but the move comes amid objections to Hill’s speech […]

The Walt Disney Company has been granted trademark rights to use the Swahili phrase “Hakuna Matata,” and Kenyans are none too pleased about it. The American animation brand secured the rights to the phrase used in the 1994 Disney film “The Lion King.” In the week following the Thanksgiving Day release of a trailer for next […]

A Mississippi pastor took his sermon to new heights Sunday when, to the surprise of his congregants, he glided into the pulpit with the help of a zip line. Video of the Rev. Bartholomew Orr’s heavenly entrance has thrust him into social media stardom and even earned him the nickname the “Flying Preacher,” local station WMC […]

Critics have called on Indian police to abandon efforts to retrieve the body of a U.S. missionary killed during a mission to convert a tribe of “uncontacted” peoples to Christianity, the Agence France Press reported. John Allen Chau, 26, was met with a hail of bow and arrows after being illegally ferried to India’s North […]

A trio of white nationalist bikers thought they were “doing the most good” by volunteering as Salvation Army bell ringers at an Indiana Walmart this holiday season. Their presence left customers less than jolly, however, and sparked a flurry of complaints. In a now-deleted Facebook post, members of the Hells Angels Northwest Indiana Region Motorcycle […]

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — President Donald Trump is stumping in Mississippi on Monday for a Republican Senate appointee who wants voters to focus on her unwavering support for him, and not the racial questions that have made Tuesday’s runoff election a much closer contest than anyone expected. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith has made Monday’s rallies a […]


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