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Lawyer: Rosa Parks artifacts sold for $4.5M
Tuesday, September 2, 2014
DETROIT — The purchase price for hundreds of items that belonged to civil rights icon Rosa Parks was $4.5 million, a lawyer said Friday, the son of billionaire investor Warren Buffett confirmed a day after the deal. Howard G. Buffett declined to reveal the amount his foundation paid for the items, which have remained in storage in New York for years,
 
2 NC men's convictions overturned in 1983 killing
Tuesday, September 2, 2014
LUMBERTON – One of North Carolina's longest-serving death-row inmates and his half brother are being freed after three decades in prison after another man's DNA was discovered on a cigarette butt left near the body of a girl the siblings were convicted of killing. On Tuesday, a judge overturned the convictions of Henry McCollum, 50, and Leon Brown,
 
Obama defends handling of veterans affairs issues
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
CHARLOTTE – The scandal at Veterans Affairs medical centers has touched a nerve with Robert McCauley. The 67-year-old retired sergeant says his friends have complained over the years about the long wait to see VA doctors. So the Cary veteran listened carefully Tuesday when President Barack Obama addressed the VA's problems at the American Legion
 
CDC study shatters myth about black fathers
Sunday, August 24, 2014
Terrence Morgan has heard the stories over and over. Black men are absent from their children’s lives. An African-American woman stands more likely to be a single mom than any other race. Morgan, 33, who has two sons, ages 6 and 4, lives next door to a close friend who only sees his child once a week. “I just couldn’t live peacefully
 
Block this! A new kind of tracking tool
Thursday, July 31, 2014
A new, extremely persistent type of online tracking is shadowing visitors to thousands of top websites – from WhiteHouse.gov to YouPorn.com. First documented in a forthcoming paper by researchers at Princeton University and KU Leuven University in Belgium, this type of tracking, called canvas fingerprinting, works by instructing the visitor’s
 
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