• President Obama shops with daughters on ‘Small Business Saturday’
    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is keeping tradition to support small businesses. Obama and daughters Malia and Sasha visited Upshur Street Books in Washington’s Petworth neighborhood Saturday. The three skimmed books in the fiction section of the dimly lit store with bright green walls and miniature Christmas lights hung on the ceiling. The president emerged from the store with a brown shopping bag full of books. The trio moved to the Adams Morgan neighborhood for a stop at Pleasant Pops cafe and market, where the president treated his daughters to fresh fruit popsicles. Obama has shopped other Washington bookstores… ... READ MORE
  • Donald Trump says he has support of 100 black ‘religious leaders’
    A hundred black pastors and religious leaders supporting Donald Trump? There is likely no better way to ruin a perfectly good Thanksgiving holiday. The GOP presidential candidate announced that he will receive the endorsement of 100 black pastors and evangelical leaders on Monday. This moves comes in an effort to broaden his religious appeal, and at a time when the Republican frontrunner has made statements pointing to both his religious bigotry and racism. The list of Negro preachers supporting the incendiary Trump—increasingly described as fascist by GOP elites and some conservative voices—has not yet been released.  However, we do know… ... READ MORE
  • UNICEF: AIDS leading cause of death for African teenagers
    JOHANNESBURG (AP) — While the global push to eradicate HIV may have saved over a million babies, AIDS is now the leading cause of death for African teenagers and the second most common killer for adolescents across the globe, the United Nations’ agency for children said on Friday. Despite gains made among adults and babies with HIV, the number of 10-to-19-year-olds dying from AIDS-related diseases has tripled since 2000, UNICEF said, launching the global data at a press conference in South Africa. “We’ve collectively dropped the ball in the second decade of childhood,” said Craig McClure, the chief of UNICEF’s… ... READ MORE
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