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Taraji P. Henson had said son was profiled during traffic stop

Taraji Henson sorry for racial profiling claim

Actress Taraji P. Henson is apologizing for claiming her son was racially profiled during a traffic stop in Southern California last year.

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U.S. Navy rescues Saudi pilots after ejection

The U.S. Navy rescued two Saudi Arabian air force pilots from the Gulf of Aden, a U.S. military official said Friday. The pilots had ejected from their F-15…

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Somalia hotel siege ends with 20 dead

A siege that started with gunmen detonating a bomb and spraying bullets in a hotel in Somalia ended early Saturday with at least 20 people dead, authorities…

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Nigeria election: Voters head to polls

After weeks of delays because of an Islamist insurgency, Nigerians head to the polls Saturday to elect a president of the African nation with the continent's…

Winds hamper Flight 9525 recovery work

Flight 9525 crash recovery workers face treacherous task

It's a dangerous and grim task. The workers gathering the pulverized pieces of Germanwings Flight 9525 and the remains of the 150 people on board must contend…

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NCAA Sweet 16: Michigan State pulls upset

Gonzaga used to be the cool pick to score an upset in the early rounds of the NCAA men's basketball tournament. In recent years, the Mark Few-coached Bulldogs…

Man attacked after not answering question

Question about Michael Brown leads to beating

A rider on a St. Louis light rail car was assaulted late Monday after he declined to answer a man who asked him his opinion on the shooting of Michael Brown.

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Astronaut lifts off on history-making mission

NASA astronaut Scott Kelly has left Earth for what could be a very long time -- and to make U.S. spaceflight history.

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It's official: Kleiner Perkins wins gender bias case

Now, it's official: Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers did not discriminate against a former female partner.

But it took a strange turn of events to get to this…

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Racist SAE chant was taught at national event

The national office of Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity changed its tune.

Just two weeks ago, the national office condemned a racist chant that resulted in the…

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