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Study explores how black men find success in college

A new University of Pennsylvania study ties black male college success to campus leadership that can help dispel stereotypes among white peers and faculty
Updated: 6 hours ago
Sanders campaign plans clash with political realities

Sanders campaign plans clash with political realities

As he campaigns for the Democratic nomination, Bernie Sanders promises voters a "political revolution" that will fundamentally remake the American economy and its education and health care systems
Updated: 6 hours ago
How Donald Trump, with pizazz and bluster, took on the NFL

How Donald Trump, with pizazz and bluster, took on the NFL

Donald Trump's ownership of a team in a rival league to the NFL was formative in his evolution as a public figure and peerless self-publicist
Updated: 7 hours ago
NYC man killed by falling crane eulogized as generous, kind

NYC man killed by falling crane eulogized as generous, kind

A pedestrian killed by a collapsing crane has been eulogized as the final remnants of the crumpled steel were removed in New York City
Updated: 7 hours ago
Sheriff: Texas teen kills mom, 2 neighbors, then himself

Sheriff: Texas teen kills mom, 2 neighbors, then himself

Authorities say a Texas teenager killed his mother and two neighbors before killing himself
Updated: 7 hours ago

New England to get brunt of snowstorm heading east

Forecasters say parts of New England could get the brunt of a snowstorm that's heading for the east coast
Updated: 8 hours ago
Somalia spokesman: Video shows laptop handed to bomb suspect

Somalia spokesman: Video shows laptop handed to bomb suspect

A Somalia government spokesman says that CCTV video footage at Mogadishu airport shows two men handing what looks like a laptop computer to the suspected suicide bomber after he passed through the security checkpoint
Updated: 8 hours ago
Divisive Polish party leader Kaczynski pulls the strings

Divisive Polish party leader Kaczynski pulls the strings

Poland's most powerful politician isn't the president or the prime minister, but the head of the ruling party
Updated: 8 hours ago
Cruz embraces supporters on fringe of GOP

Cruz embraces supporters on fringe of GOP

Ted Cruz's appeal among the base is relying, at least in part, by endorsements from some of the far right tea party wing of the Republican Party who oppose gay marriage and an evangelical leader who has described Hitler as a hunter of Jews sent by God.
Updated: 8 hours ago
Costs of closing, cleaning toxic coal ash pits grows clearer

Costs of closing, cleaning toxic coal ash pits grows clearer

Two years after one of the worst coal ash spills in U.S. history, the country's largest electricity company is digging up and hauling away the residue
Updated: 9 hours ago